Assistant Professor - Chemistry, 2 year term

Kenosha, Wisconsin
Full-time 2 year term contract
Jun 06, 2018
Jul 06, 2018
Field of specialization
General / Technical
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Assistant Professor, Chemistry - 2 year term

Join the team at our beautiful lakefront campus!

Job Summary and Minimum Qualifications:
The Department of Chemistry at Carthage College invites applications for a full-time two-year visiting appointment starting in August 2018. The successful candidate will teach in the introductory chemistry curriculum for science majors and non-majors.  Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Chemistry or an M.S. in Chemistry with post-secondary teaching experience and a strong commitment to excellent teaching.

The Chemistry Department is ACS certified and has just moved into a newly expanded and renovated science center.  The average class size at Carthage is 17 students and most chemistry courses are capped at 24 students. Department equipment includes a 400-MHz NMR, GC-MS, HPLC, IC, GC, FTIR, MP-AES, and UV/VIS. The department strongly supports undergraduate research.  More information about the department can be found at How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit a single PDF file including a cover letter outlining primary areas of teaching experience, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and scholarly interests, and the names and contact information of three professional references through the resume upload section:


Additional documents or questions can be directed to Professor Christine Blaine, Chair of the Chemistry Department, at


Review of applications will begin immediately.  The deadline for applications is June 8, 2018.  


About Carthage:


Founded in 1847, Carthage College combines an environment of reflection and self-discovery with a culture of high expectation, so that our students uncover and ignite their true potential. As a four-year private liberal arts college with roots in the Lutheran tradition, we place a strong emphasis on both moral and intellectual values. Our prime location in Kenosha, Wisconsin, midway between Chicago and Milwaukee, allows students the opportunity to learn in a professional context. Our beautiful campus, an 80-acre arboretum on the shore of Lake Michigan is home to 150 scholars, 2,600 full-time students, and 400 part-time students. Our rich academic experience equips students with foundational knowledge and skills, preparing graduates to be lifelong learners and to lead meaningful, productive lives.


Carthage College is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse community.  We welcome applications from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.