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Visiting Instructor of Chemistry

Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, Georgia
The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Closing date
Jun 23, 2022

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Position Description: Reporting to the department chair, the visiting instructor of chemistry and biochemistry will have teaching responsibilities with a five course load requirement per term.  This is an academic year appointment for the months of August 2022 through May 2023. All visiting positions are non-tenure track appointments, with the possibility of reappointment based on funding availability and satisfactory performance for up to two years. The second year is a terminal year, without exception. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or a closely related field with at least 18 graduate semester hours in Chemistry or Biochemistry by August 1, 2022. Commitment to teaching excellence in the undergraduate classroom. Ability to work with diverse populations. Effective communication skills. Willingness to engage with institutional student success initiatives. Commitment to engaging with best practice initiatives in instruction and pedagogy, mentoring, and curriculum design and development.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution. All work (with limited exceptions such as research and study abroad and outside activities such as grading and email correspondence) for Georgia Southern University must be completed while the employee is physically present in the state of Georgia, unless specifically authorized by the university for a specific purpose and limited period of time within current policy.  Faculty are expected to contribute to the vibrant university community by engaging students, participating in events, and performing other responsibilities on-campus Faculty may be required to teach, conduct research, or perform service duties on any of the three campuses.  Georgia Southern provides accessible transportation options between campuses.

Screening of applications begins June 13, 2022 and continues until the position is filled. The preferred position starting date is August 1, 2022. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; photocopies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts; a statement of teaching philosophy (up to 2 pages); and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications submitted electronically will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent to:

Will Lynch, Search Chair, Search #12145

Georgia Southern University

Electronic mail:

Telephone: 912-344-3144

More information about the institution is available through or The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources at 912-478-6947.


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