Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry (Physical and Organic Chemistry), Hamilton College

Clinton, New York
Competitive salary and benefits
Apr 07, 2021
May 07, 2021
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Visiting Assistant Professors of Chemistry (Physical and Organic Chemistry): The Hamilton College Chemistry Department invites applications for two one-year Visiting Assistant Professor positions beginning July 1, 2021, with the possibility of reappointment for a second year.  The teaching load for each position is five courses, including laboratories.  Teaching responsibilities for the Physical Chemistry position might include courses and laboratories in Physical Chemistry I and II, Physical Methods for Chemical Analysis, Principles of Chemistry, and an advanced course in the candidate’s area of expertise; teaching responsibilities for the Organic Chemistry position might include courses and laboratories in Organic Chemistry, Research Methods in Chemistry, and an advanced course in the candidate’s area of expertise.  The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to mentor student research projects. Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in Chemistry and be committed to undergraduate education, have interest in teaching a diverse student population, and demonstrate excellence, or the potential for excellence, in teaching undergraduates.  Postdoctoral experience is desired, but not required. Experience teaching or working with diverse student populations is an asset.  Please submit a curriculum vita, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a statement describing teaching and research interests, and arrange for submission of three letters of recommendation to  Your cover letter and/or teaching statement should specifically address the ways in which you would further the College’s goal of building a diverse educational environment.  Questions may be directed to Karen Brewer, Chair, Chemistry Department, Hamilton College (  Review of applications will begin on April 20 and continue until the positions are filled.

Hamilton ( is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at, as well as additional information at

Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.