Visiting Assistant Professors (2): Chemistry/Biochemistry

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Salem, Virginia
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Full time position, with benefits.
Dec 26, 2020
Jan 25, 2021
Field of specialization
Biochemical, Education, Organic
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSORS (2), CHEMISTRY/BIOCHEMISTRY, ROANOKE COLLEGE - Applications are invited for two visiting faculty appointments starting August 2021. The positions are an initial one-year appointment with two additional one-year re-appointments possible, conditional on performance and the needs of the College. This is a full-time position with benefits. A Ph. D. in any field of chemistry or biochemistry is required (by August 2021). Teaching duties will include general chemistry and/or non-majors chemistry, both lecture and lab. Additional opportunities may include organic chemistry lecture and lab and/or biochemistry lab depending on the candidate’s expertise. The teaching load at Roanoke is a total of seven sections across two semesters. (Lecture sections and lab sections are counted equally.) Excellent teaching and a commitment to liberal learning are expected. Research with undergraduates is possible but not required. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

A separate contract to teach organic chemistry during the summer session may also be available.

Our department offers a B.A. and B.S. in biochemistry and a B.A. and B.S. in chemistry. To learn about our excellent facilities and ACS- and ASBMB-approved programs, visit

Roanoke College is a nationally ranked residential liberal arts college affiliated with the Lutheran Church (ELCA), located in the beautiful Roanoke Valley of Virginia. A Phi Beta Kappa institution, Roanoke College is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity among its faculty, staff, and students; women and members of under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We also seek candidates with interests in mentoring under-represented students, diversifying curricular offerings, or sponsoring diverse community engagement. Applicants are asked to address their potential contributions in support of a diverse community in their cover letters.

Applications should be complete by January 25th, 2021 for full consideration. Applicants should send cover letter (including addressing diversity), curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and teaching statement. Applicants should arrange to have three recommendation letters arrive from the recommender or a reference service not later than January 25th. All materials may be sent in print or electronically. Send application materials to: Chemistry Search, Roanoke College, 221 College Lane, Salem, VA 24153-3794 or Questions about the positions may be directed to Dr. Catherine Sarisky, Chemistry Department Chair, 540-375-2438,

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