Visiting Assistant Professor, Chemistry

Springfield, Ohio
annual salary plus benefits
Jan 25, 2019
Feb 24, 2019
Field of specialization
General / Technical, Inorganic
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

About Wittenberg University:

Founded in 1845, Wittenberg is a nationally ranked, private, liberal arts college related to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and has an enrollment of about 1,800 students. Wittenberg enjoys a national reputation for excellent academic standards and is widely known for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Wittenberg has an exceptional staff and award-winning faculty who share a commitment to undergraduate teaching, research, and development of students into successful global citizens. Situated on 100 acres of rolling hills in Springfield Ohio, Wittenberg is easily accessible from Columbus, Dayton and Cincinnati.  For more information about the institution, please visit our web page at

Job Description:

Wittenberg University, a four-year undergraduate liberal arts and sciences college, invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry beginning in August, 2019. This is a one-year position with the possibility of renewal up to three years.  Responsibilities include teaching general chemistry, an upper-level inorganic chemistry, and the possibility of teaching a topics class in the candidate's area of expertise.  The opportunity for collaborative research with undergraduates is available. For further information about the department see


A Ph.D. in chemistry or related field is preferred, and ABD's will be considered.  Some college-level teaching experience is preferred and candidates should have a strong commitment primarily to undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts setting.  

Additional Information:

Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student body and society at-large.  Please see our notice of non-discrimination housed on our website.

The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.

Application Instructions:

Departmental review of applications will begin February 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.  

We ask candidates to apply through our online system via this link:

As part of the application process, you will be asked to upload the following documents in MS Word or PDF format.

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Evidence of effective teaching
  • Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts

Complete applications should also include three letters of reference. Letters of reference may be uploaded with your application as PDF files on letterhead or mailed directly to Ray Dudek, Department of Chemistry, Wittenberg University, Post Office Box 720, Springfield, OH 45501-0720 or emailed to