Instructor, Organic Chemistry

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Cambridge, Massachusetts
May 05, 2021
Jul 04, 2021
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Instructor, Organic Chemistry

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Cambridge, MA 


The MIT Department of Chemistry seeks an instructor to teach undergraduate organic chemistry for Fall 2021. Responsibilities include lecturing half of a first semester and half of a second-semester organic chemistry subject, participating in generating course material (e.g., problem sets and examinations), and collaborating with faculty on the administration of both subjects for the fall semester. Some teaching of organic laboratory classes may also be required.



  • Ph.D. in chemistry.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • A strong commitment to undergraduate education.

Applications from Ph.D. chemists interested in pursuing careers in undergraduate education are especially welcome.


The ideal start date is no later than August 16, 2021. The appointment extends through December 31, 2021.

In addition to applying via the MIT website at, please also apply through Academic Jobs Online at  

Please include at least two letters of recommendation in your Academic Jobs Online submission.

 Applications will be reviewed as they arrive.


MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin. MIT’s full policy on nondiscrimination can be found at