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Three Visiting Assistant Professors

Gettysburg College
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Competitive salary, includes benefits
Closing date
Feb 17, 2023

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Field of specialization
Biochemical, Education, Organic, Physical
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Job Details

Position Summary. The Department of Chemistry at Gettysburg College invites applications for three one-year, full-time, Visiting Assistant Professor positions beginning August 2023. Successful candidates will be able to teach courses in general chemistry, organic chemistry, and/or biochemistry. There is also the possibility of teaching physical chemistry. The teaching load for these positions will be three courses each semester, where both lecture and laboratory sections count as one course each.


Qualifications. We seek individuals who have a genuine interest in teaching within the liberal arts. Candidates must have a doctorate in chemistry or a closely allied field; ABDs will be considered if the degree will be completed prior to the start date. College-level teaching experience is preferred. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, scholarship, and/or governance that they can contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of our community.


The Gettysburg College Chemistry Department considers the diversity of its students, staff, and faculty to be of critical importance to its educational mission. As a department we are committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive environment that welcomes, supports, and respects all of its members, from all backgrounds and experiences. Each and every member is critical to developing a community that values the diversity of experiences including but not limited to race, religion, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, disability, and place of origin. The faculty and staff work to connect with and support each member of our community and expect all others to do the same in developing an environment that is free from harassment, exploitation, intimidation, and discrimination.


Application Details. Applicants should apply online at:  

Please include a cover letter stating specific interest in the position; a curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy, including details about a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (3 pages maximum); and current email addresses for at least three professional references. Professional references will be contacted by Gettysburg College to submit letters of recommendation electronically. Applications will be reviewed starting on February 15, 2023 and will continue to be reviewed until the positions are filled. Inquiries should be directed to Prof. Tim Funk at


Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.


Gettysburg College is a highly selective liberal arts college located within 90 minutes of the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area. Established in 1832, the College has a rich history and is situated on a 220-acre campus with an enrollment of 2,600 students. Gettysburg College celebrates diversity and welcomes applications from members of any group that has been historically underrepresented in the American academy. The College assures equal employment opportunity and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, and disability. To learn more about the College and the Department, visit

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