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Visiting Lecturer in Chemistry

Mount Holyoke College
South Hadley, Massachusetts
$57,000-$60,000 plus benefits
Closing date
Apr 24, 2023

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The Department of Chemistry at Mount Holyoke College invites applications for a full-time Visiting
Lecturer position in Chemistry beginning July 1, 2023, for Fall 2023 in a two-year appointment. Applicants
should have a broad background in chemistry and strong teaching, writing, and interpersonal skills. Ideal
candidates will be prepared to teach lecture and laboratory sections of courses that emphasize skills in
chemical measurement and data analysis, including analytical chemistry. Candidates may also be
involved in other areas of the curriculum, including introductory chemistry and upper-level courses in their
field of expertise.  

The successful applicant will have a strong background in chemistry and experience in teaching and mentoring undergraduates who are broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. Preference will be given to candidates who have completed a Ph.D. or equivalent degree by the time of appointment, but candidates who are ABD will be considered.

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, a summary of research interests, a statement concerning mentoring a diverse student body, and contact information for three references.                    Applications will be considered on a rolling basis beginning on February 28 and continuing until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be directed to Associate Professor Kathryn McMenimen, Chair of the Department of Chemistry.

Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college with 2,200 students and 220 faculty. Over half the faculty are women; one-fourth are persons of color. Mount Holyoke College is located about 90 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts.

Mount Holyoke College is a women’s college that is gender diverse. The College is committed to providing equal access and opportunity in employment and education to all employees and students. In compliance with state and federal law, Mount Holyoke College does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, genetic information, sex, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status under federal, state or local law. The College does not discriminate on the basis of gender in the recruitment and admission of students to its graduate program.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.



Mount Holyoke College, located in the beautiful Pioneer Valley in western Massachusetts, employs approximately 1000 with 2,100 students from all 50 United States and more than 80 countries. Mount Holyoke College is a member of the Five College consortium, along with Amherst, Hampshire, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst

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