Visiting Assistant Professor in Organic Chemistry

New Orleans, Louisiana
Between $50,000 and $55,000 per year
May 26, 2021
Jun 25, 2021
Visiting Organic Assistant Professor
Field of specialization
Job Type
Full time

Tulane University is seeking a person to fill a Visiting Assistant Professor position for the 2021 -2022 academic year.  The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. in Chemistry with expertise in Organic Chemistry.  Prior teaching experience is not required but is advantageous. Duties will include teaching a large section of Organic Chemistry (~ 150 students) and supervising evening sections of Organic and General Chemistry Laboratories four nights weekly. Opportunities exist for research in collaboration with existing groups in the Chemistry Department.  The salary for the single year position will be between $ 50k and $ 55k. 

How to Apply:

Applicants should submit a cover letter, vitae, contact information from three professional references, statement of teaching philosophy, and a copy of the abstract of their Ph.D. dissertation.  Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

To apply, all materials should be submitted via Interfolio at

Questions about the position should be addressed to Dr. Russ Schmehl (

About the University:

Tulane, located in New Orleans, Louisiana, is a mid-sized private research university with approximately 8100 undergraduate students.  The Chemistry Department is part of the School of Science and Engineering and has 17 research faculty, 4 teaching faculty, approximately 60 graduate students and around 80 undergraduate Chemistry and Biochemistry majors. More information about the Department of Chemistry can be found on our website: The University is located in the uptown section of New Orleans, on the streetcar line approximately 3 miles from downtown. 

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane University will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

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