Professor of Practice (teaching position)

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
negotiable, based on experience
Aug 15, 2018
Oct 14, 2018
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Chemistry at Lehigh University is seeking a 9-month full-time, non-tenure track Professor of Practice to contribute to our undergraduate general chemistry instruction beginning in the fall of 2019.  This Professor of Practice position is a non-voting faculty position and has responsibilities focused on teaching and service.  The initial appointment is anticipated to be for three years, with an expectation of renewal based on acceptable performance.  The position requires a Ph.D. in chemistry, significant teaching experience, and expertise in the use of current teaching methods in general chemistry courses.  The successful candidate will work with the Director of General Chemistry and the General Chemistry Laboratory Manager for the continued development, delivery, and daily operation of the general chemistry lecture and lab courses.  Service contributions to the Department of Chemistry, college, and/or university are also expected.  Options for contributing to the instruction of other courses in the candidate’s area of expertise, in addition to performing the required general chemistry duties, may also be possible.

Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a detailed statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference.  All materials must be submitted electronically at:  

For additional information contact Professor David Vicic, Committee Chair, at  For more information about the department please see:

Review of applications will begin October 15 and continue until the position is filled.

Lehigh University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and applications from and nominations of women and minority candidates are highly encouraged.  Lehigh also offers excellent benefits, including domestic partner benefits.  To find out more about Lehigh’s Work/Life Balance practices, please visit: