Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Up to $50,000 per year + benefits + professional development funds
Jan 26, 2021
Mar 27, 2021
Field of specialization
General / Technical
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

The Macalester College Chemistry Department invites applications for a one-year visiting position to begin September 1, 2021.  Applicants should have a Ph.D. or ABD in chemistry or a closely related field.  This full-time position will involve teaching general chemistry lecture and laboratory classes.  The position comes with full-time benefits and professional development funds. The Chemistry Department is ACS-approved, committed to excellence in teaching and research, and has seven tenured/tenure-track faculty members. 

Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area. Macalester's diverse student body comprises over 2000 undergraduates from all 50 states and the District of Columbia and 95 nations. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to academic excellence with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society.  As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty, Macalester College strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups. 

Applicants must submit an application letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts.  Applicants must also arrange for the submission of three letters of recommendation.  Applicants should also submit a diversity statement that discusses past experiences and/or potential future contributions to the teaching of students from diverse backgrounds.  Upload all application materials to  Direct all questions by email to Prof. Keith T. Kuwata, Chemistry Department Chair, at

Evaluation of applicants will begin on February 22, 2021 and will continue until we have filled the position.