Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Hartford, Connecticut
Compensation commensurate with experience
Jan 24, 2021
Feb 23, 2021
Field of specialization
Inorganic, Organic
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Trinity College

Visiting Assistant Professor

The Department of Chemistry at Trinity College invites applications for a full-time visiting assistant professor to join our vibrant and diverse faculty and students in the fall term of 2021.  Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Chemistry and possess the ability to teach introductory and organic chemistry lecture and laboratory courses.  The initial appointment for this position is two years, with the possibility for renewal; the holder of this position is eligible to seek College and department funds for faculty development.  The successful candidate will be part of a team that collaborates in teaching the lecture and laboratory courses in introductory and organic chemistry.  We use a guided-inquiry approach where the contribution of each student’s laboratory data plays a central role in how all students learn.

Trinity is a liberal arts college located in Connecticut’s capital city of Hartford. Our student body, in the College and in Chemistry, is diverse, representing 41 states and 70 countries with 21% students of color and 50% women. Trinity College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, staff, and student body.  We place high value on an environment that offers equal opportunity in the workplace and encourages mutual respect, interaction, and engagement.  We encourage applicants from diverse cultures, backgrounds and ethnicities reflective of our student body.  Applicants with disabilities should request, in advance, any needed accommodation in order to participate in the application process.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received, with full consideration given to those received by March 1, 2021. Questions about the position can be addressed to Prof. Timothy Curran via email (

A complete application should include a cover letter, CV, a 1-2 page statement on teaching philosophy and goals, official transcripts and three letters of recommendation. For more information and to apply please visit