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Visiting Assistant Professor or Lecturer in Organic Chemistry

University of Scranton
Scranton, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Jan 7, 2024

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University of Scranton

Visiting Assistant Professor or Lecturer in Organic Chemistry

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University Mission

The University is a Catholic and Jesuit University animated by the spiritual vision and the tradition of excellence characteristic of the Society of Jesus and those who share in its way of proceeding. All candidates must indicate how they would help communicate and support the Catholic and Jesuit identity and mission of the University. The University’s mission statement and a description of the history and concepts of the Ignatian teaching philosophy may be found at

Diversity & Inclusion

The University of Scranton embraces diversity and inclusion through its mission, Jesuit identity, strategic plans, community outreach programs, and numerous diversity programs. The University of Scranton is an Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits applications from diverse candidates. Please see our website at for our full non-discrimination statement.All applicants are required to provide a statement that indicates their commitment to diversity and inclusion and how this informs their pedagogy.



Job Purpose:

The Department of Chemistry at The University of Scranton invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor or Lecturer in Organic Chemistry beginning in August 2024 and continuing through May of 2025. The successful applicant will join a department of 10 full-time faculty members with expertise in a range of disciplines. The department offers several undergraduate degrees, including two leading to ACS certification. We seek applicants who are dedicated to excellence in teaching undergraduates.

Essential Duties:

We seek applicants who are dedicated to excellence in teaching undergraduates. Teaching responsibilities will include organic chemistry and other courses in the candidate’s area of interest.

Additional Skills Required:

Minimum Education Requirements:

Must have a Ph.D. in chemistry or a closely related field, whereas a Lecturer must have a master’s degree in chemistry or a closely related field. 

Preferred Education:

Minimum Job Experience Requirements:

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated success in teaching at the undergraduate level is strongly preferred. 

Full Time/Part Time:


Annual Schedule:



Visiting One Year


Non-Tenure Track

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Apply online at Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, diversity statement, graduate transcripts, and teaching philosophy statement. Three letters of recommendation are also required. For further information about the Chemistry Department, visit our web page at

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