Two-year Visiting Assistant Professor, Organic Chemistry

The College of Wooster invites applications for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry to begin August 2017. Primary responsibilities include teaching introductory and organic chemistry, with the potential to advise undergraduate research in the second year in our nationally-recognized Senior Independent Study research program. The College of Wooster enrolls a diverse student body (19% domestic students of color and 10% international students); applicants should have experience with diverse student populations. The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. by the time of appointment. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

The following materials should be submitted via Interfolio ( cover letter, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, diversity statement, summary of research plans, and a one-page statement of teaching philosophy.  The diversity statement should speak to the candidate’s ability to engage with issues of diversity in the classroom, on campus, and in the broader community.  Three letters of recommendation should also be provided via Interfolio.  Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Paul Bonvallet, 943 College Mall, Wooster, OH 44691 ( 

The College of Wooster is an independent college of the liberal arts and sciences with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. The College values diversity, strives to attract qualified women and minority candidates, and encourages individuals belonging to these groups to apply. Wooster seeks to ensure diversity by its policy of employing persons without regard to age, sex, color, race, creed, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or political affiliation. The College of Wooster is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Employment is subject to federal laws requiring verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act. The College of Wooster is a drug-free workplace.