Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Roanoke, Virginia
May 04, 2020
Jun 03, 2020
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

The Chemistry Department at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry. This is a full-time position with a two-year appointment beginning July 1, 2020.

The ideal candidate will be an effective educator who can teach general chemistry and introductory inorganic chemistry. The position carries a teaching load of four (4) one-semester lecture and four (4) one-semester lab courses per year. Other duties include advising students and participating in department and university service.

Candidates must meet the following minimum requirements: Ph.D. in chemistry (in hand by July 1, 2020 and preferably in inorganic chemistry) and an aptitude for exceptional teaching at the undergraduate level. Applicants must also demonstrate a clear understanding of and commitment to teaching in a single-sex, liberal arts institution.

Hollins University is committed to the core values of diversity and inclusion. Applications are sought from members of underrepresented populations and those who have demonstrated success working with diverse populations. Candidates are encouraged to comment, either in their cover letter or in a separate statement, on how their writing, research, teaching, and/or service experience will enhance the institution’s efforts to support these values and an increasingly diverse student population.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a separate statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendation, and graduate school transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable) to Applications received by June 1, 2020 will receive full consideration. Final candidates will be subject to a criminal history background check.

Hollins is an independent, liberal arts university offering undergraduate education for women, selected graduate programs for men and women, and community outreach initiatives. Founded in 1842 as Virginia's oldest chartered women's college, Hollins provides abundant opportunities to every undergraduate student for research, study abroad, and leadership training, and guarantees access to real-world experience through internships around the globe supported by an extensive alumnae network. The campus is surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains, and has the amenities of a mid-sized city in the immediate vicinity.

Hollins University is an equal opportunity employer.