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Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Employer
Widener University
Location
Chester, Pennsylvania
Salary
To be determined
Closing date
Jun 22, 2023

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Field of specialization
Education, General / Technical
Work Function
Teaching-Undergraduate
Job Type
Full time

Job Details

Widener University is currently seeking a Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor of Chemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences for the 2023/2024 academic year.  The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching.  Teaching duties will include introductory chemistry courses and laboratories for science/engineering majors and for non-science majors, upper-level chemistry courses and laboratories. 

Widener University is committed to fostering an environment in which faculty, staff, and students from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed and can thrive.  The College of Arts and Sciences puts high priority on inclusive pedagogy, inclusive mentoring, and community engagement.  Those candidates experienced in, or who would enjoy, working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and those who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity, are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas throughout their application.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (including, but not limited to):

Essential duties:

  • Teaching introductory courses.

Secondary responsibilities:

  • Advising majors

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (education/training and experience required):

Required:

  • A demonstrated commitment to undergraduate education and a PhD in chemistry or equivalent experience in a chemistry-related discipline. ABD candidates may be considered if the degree will be completed by August 2023.

For full consideration, qualified candidates must submit a cover letter, CV, transcripts, and a teaching philosophy by June 22, 2023 at widener.edu/jobs. Three letters of references are requested and should be sent to: ArtsandSciences@widener.edu

Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Only those selected to interview will be contacted.

Widener University is committed to fostering an inclusive community in which faculty, staff, and students from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed and can thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or status as a protected veteran.

Widener University requires all prospective employees to provide proof of taking the primary vaccination series against COVID-19 prior to employment or apply and be approved for a medical/religious exemption. Offers may be rescinded if the new employee does not provide proof of taking the primary vaccination series in a timely manner.

Widener University, an independent, metropolitan, doctoral-intensive university, connects curricula to social issues through civic engagement. Dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention and experiential learning are key components of the Widener Experience. Located in Chester, PA, Widener's main campus is nestled between Philadelphia, PA and Wilmington, DE, with Law Schools located in both Harrisburg and Wilmington. For more information about the university, please visit our website at www.widener.edu.

 

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Widener University is a metropolitan university that connects curricula to social issues through civic engagement. It comprises eight schools and colleges that offer liberal arts and sciences, professional and pre-professional curricula leading to associate's, baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degrees. The University has campuses in Chester, Exton, and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and Wilmington, Delaware.

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