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Assistant Professor of Chemistry - Tenure Track

Newberry College
Newberry, South Carolina
Based on experience. Benefits package included.
Closing date
Jun 9, 2023

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Full time

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Newberry College invites applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position as Assistant Professor of Chemistry beginning in August 2023.  Candidates need to have the education, skills and experience to teach general chemistry and analytical/instrumental chemistry.  Preferences given to applicants with experience and/or interest in teaching physical chemistry.  The successful candidate should be able to engage students through personalized pedagogy to be active participants in their learning, help the students build confidence in their intellectual abilities, and develop alternate strategies to help students grasp the material.

The position includes 12-15 credit hours per semester of chemistry courses (lecture and lab), including General Chemistry (two semester sequence for science majors), and upper-level courses.  The successful candidate will also serve as an academic advisor and will be expected to become an active member of the Division of Sciences, Mathematics, and Pre-Professional Studies, which includes being widely available for student help and developing student support programs such as supplemental instruction.  

The ideal candidate will be involved in the community and be a partner with admissions to support student recruitment.

An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) degree in Chemistry. ABD or master’s candidates with significant work experience will also be considered.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Applicants should send a letter of interest, C.V., unofficial transcripts of graduate coursework, and contact information for three professional references. References will not be checked without candidate’s permission.  Electronic application materials should be emailed to Human Resources at with the subject “Chemistry Vacancy” in the subject line.


Newberry College, an innovative, four-year, coeducational liberal arts college associated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, enrolls approximately 700 undergraduates. Located in the rolling hills of northwestern South Carolina, Newberry is a residential learning community dedicated to the intellectual and personal development of its students in a caring and supportive academic environment.

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