Visiting Assistant Professor

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The Department of Chemistry and Physics at Western Carolina University invites applications for two Visiting Assistant Professors effective August 2017. The teaching responsibilities for these temporary, one-year positions include teaching introductory chemistry lecture and laboratory courses, as well as upper-level courses within the instructor’s area of specialization. In addition, the instructors will be asked to advise chemistry and/or forensic science majors and serve on departmental committees as needed. Candidates must have completed at least a master’s degree in chemistry, forensic science or a closely related discipline prior to the hire date. A PhD in chemistry, forensic science or a closely related discipline is highly preferred as is prior teaching experience in analytical, forensic, and/or physical chemistry at the college level.  However, all areas of chemistry specialization will be considered. Western Carolina University is a member institution of the University of North Carolina system and is located in a scenic valley near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, ca. 50 miles West of Asheville, NC. WCU is committed to the Boyer model of scholarship, the stewardship of place, integrated learning, science education and regional engagement. Review of applications will begin immediately and the position is open until filled. The online application must include a curriculum vitae, cover letter, (un)official copy of transcripts of highest degree earned, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of three references with complete contact information. For questions or additional information, please contact Dr. David Evanoff at devanoff@email.wcu.edu or 828-227-3667.