Assistant Professor of Analytical Chemistry

Greater Los Angeles area
Salary Commensurate with experience.
Sep 19, 2017
Oct 19, 2017
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Analytical Chemistry Tenure-Track Position

Whittier College, an Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Chemistry (Analytical) starting September 2018.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry (ABD considered), post-doctoral experience preferred. Excellence in teaching and commitment to the liberal arts are essential qualifications.  Teaching responsibilities will include Quantitative Analysis, General Chemistry, Instrumental Analysis, and courses that contribute to the College’s liberal education program.  A willingness to teach interdisciplinary courses such as Science and Society or First-Year Writing is also highly desirable.

Candidates will be judged primarily on their teaching ability and their dedication to close interaction with undergraduates. Advisement of undergraduate students and service to the department and the College is required. Maintaining an active research program with undergraduate students is expected. 

To apply, please send a cover letter, CV, a teaching philosophy, a research plan, and unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and evidence of effective teaching to Priscilla Bell: Also arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent by the references to the same address. PDFs preferred for all materials.  Position open until filled; review starts 10/16/2017. Women and minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. Whittier  is an AA/EO employer. More information on the position is available at