Visiting Assistant Professor in Biochemistry

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
To be determined, includes benefits
Jan 13, 2021
Mar 14, 2021
Field of specialization
Biochemical, Education
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Position Summary. The Department of Chemistry at Gettysburg College invites applications for a one-year, full-time, Visiting Assistant Professor position beginning August 2021. The candidate will contribute to courses and laboratories in General Chemistry and Biochemistry, including teaching the lecture for the second semester of Biochemistry. The teaching load for this position will be three courses each semester, where both lecture and laboratory sections count as one course each.

Qualifications. We seek an individual who has a genuine interest in teaching within the liberal arts. Candidates must have a doctorate (or be ABD) in chemistry or a closely allied field. College-level teaching experience is preferred. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching that they can contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of our community.

Application Details. Applicants should apply online at:

Please provide a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience (no more than two pages), and current e-mail addresses for at least three professional references. Professional references will be contacted by Gettysburg College to submit recommendation letters electronically. Applications will be reviewed starting on February 15, 2021 and will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. Inquiries should be directed to Prof. Tim Funk at

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