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Visiting Assistant Professor in Organic Chemistry

Whitman College
Walla Walla, Washington State
Closing date
Feb 17, 2023

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Field of specialization
General / Technical, Organic
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Visiting Assistant Professor in Organic Chemistry

Location: Walla Walla WA

Open Date: Dec 21, 2022

Deadline: Jan 27, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


Visiting Assistant Professor in Organic Chemistry

Located in the historic community of Whitman's beautiful tree-lined campus is home to an intellectually diverse, dynamic, and supportive community of some 500 staff and faculty serving roughly 1,500 students from the local region and across the globe. With exceptional students, accomplished faculty and staff, along with a fiercely loyal and growing number of engaged alumni, Whitman College continues to build on its national reputation for academic excellence as one of the top liberal arts colleges in the country.

The Chemistry Department at Whitman College is seeking candidates for a one-year position in Organic Chemistry and General Chemistry at the rank of visiting assistant professor, beginning August 2023. A Ph.D. is required upon starting the position.

The successful candidate will offer courses in Organic Chemistry and General Chemistry Laboratory. The annual teaching load is five courses.

Whitman College is committed to cultivating a diverse learning community. Applicants should be able to demonstrate their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and articulate how their classroom practices work to advance antiracism in the learning environment. This statement can be included in the cover letter or the teaching statement. In their cover letter, candidates should address their interest in working at a liberal arts college with undergraduates, majors as well as non-majors, at all levels of instruction.

To apply, go to The online application will prompt you to upload all of the required materials: a letter of application; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; and evidence of demonstrated or potential excellence in undergraduate instruction. The committee will solicit three letters of recommendation from applicants who reach the interview stage.

Deadline: Applications should be submitted by January 27, 2023.

Salary Range: $64,000-$67,000

Whitman College offers a competitive benefits package that is designed to attract qualified candidates and retain talented employees. Full-time employees enjoy the following benefits: Insurances; basic, and insurances with the capability to elect additional voluntary coverage; with a 10% matching contribution after are met; employee for one Whitman course per semester; and an New faculty receive reimbursement for moving expenses based on the distance of relocation and are compensated $1,500 for attending a required New Faculty Orientation.

For more information and to apply, visit

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Whitman College is cultivating a community built on inclusion and belonging. We recognize the value of those who can offer historically underrepresented perspectives and encourage applications from those whose background, knowledge, and insights from lived experience can add to the college’s working and learning environment.

Whitman College is an EEO employer. The college shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

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