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Visiting Professor Position(s) in Chemistry

W.M. Keck Science Department/Scripps College
Claremont, California
$72,000-$88,000 + benefits
Closing date
Mar 30, 2023

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The Chemistry Program of Pitzer and Scripps Colleges seeks to hire 1-3 visiting professors to teach in our general chemistry, chemistry for non-majors, and upper-division physical/analytical/instrumental courses beginning August 2023. Opportunities to teach upper-division courses and direct undergraduate research projects are also possible. This position is a full-time, one-year appointment with the potential for renewal. Rank will be either Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Professor, depending on experience. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in chemistry, and prior teaching experience is strongly preferred.


The salary for this position will range from $72,000-$88,000 and will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to internal equity, experience, education, specialty, and training.


Please apply online at:   Upload (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of your proposed approach to teaching science in a liberal arts setting, (4) a statement on promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in a liberal arts environment, and (5) the names and email addresses of three references.  Inquiries regarding the position may be emailed to Professor Mary Hatcher-Skeers at  Additional information about the department may be found at Review of applications will begin on March 24, and the position will remain open until filled.



The Science Department of Scripps and Pitzer Colleges is an equal-opportunity employer. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the department actively encourages applications from women and members of historically under-represented social groups in higher education.

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