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Hamilton College
Clinton, New York
The expected 9-month base salary range for this position is $74,400 to $76,900.
Closing date
Feb 29, 2024

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The Chemistry Department at Hamilton College invites applications for three positions at the
rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2025. Teaching
responsibilities for these positions are five courses consisting of lecture and/or laboratory
sections. The department seeks colleagues who can teach foundational courses in: physical
chemistry, organic chemistry, biological chemistry, and/or analytical chemistry depending on
their area(s) of expertise; applicants should specify in their cover letter which of these areas they
are qualified to teach. Candidates for the positions may contribute to a general chemistry course
or offer an advanced course in their area of expertise, depending on departmental needs.
Successful candidates may also have the opportunity to mentor student research projects. We are
seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with broadly
diverse student populations. Your cover letter should address the ways in which you would
further the College's goals of enhancing the educational experiences of students while building a
diverse and inclusive educational environment.
The Hamilton College Chemistry Department consists of eight tenure-track and two instructional
faculty. The faculty regularly engage with students in research through the required senior
project and the summer research program. The department is excellently resourced with
instrumentation for research as well as for instruction and is housed with other sciences in a
unified science center. Please visit the departmental website at for more information.
Applicants will normally possess a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely related field and must be
committed to undergraduate education and demonstrate excellence, or the potential for
excellence, in teaching undergraduates. Candidates who are A.B.D. at the time of application
will be considered. The expected 9-month base salary range for this position is $74,400 to
$76,900. Candidates should submit a cover letter, c.v., unofficial undergraduate and graduate
transcripts, a statement describing teaching and research interests, and arrange for submission of
three letters of recommendation via interfolio at Questions
regarding the search may be directed to Ian Rosenstein, Search Committee Chair, at Our review of applications will begin on March 1, 2024.
Hamilton College is a residential liberal arts college located in central New York. The College
has built its reputation on the teaching excellence and leading scholarship of its faculty, and on
the academic distinction and intellectual curiosity of its approximately 2000 students who take
advantage of Hamilton’s open curriculum (
curriculum). Accomplished faculty, highly capable and motivated students, and a student-faculty
ratio of 9:1 provide an educational experience that emphasizes academic excellence, intellectual
and cultural diversity, and respect for differences in the development of students as human
beings. Hamilton’s commitment to diversity is embodied in its need-blind admission policy and

meeting the full demonstrated financial need of every accepted student for their entire
undergraduate program. Please visit the college website for more information
Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that is committed to
building an inclusive and diverse learning community where members from all backgrounds can
live, learn, and excel. We encourage candidates from underrepresented groups in higher
education to apply. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and
nearby academic job listings at
york/, as well as additional information at
(Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits.


Hamilton College is a small, highly selective liberal arts college located in Upstate New York. The Chemistry Department has seven tenure track positions and graduates approximately fifteen Chemistry majors per year. The department also jointly administers a Biochemistry/Molecular Biology major and a Chemical Physics major. The department is housed in the Taylor Science Center which opened in 2005 and provides excellent facilities for teaching and research. Extensive equipment holdings include a Bruker 500 MHz NMR, a Finnigan LCQ LC/MS and a Jasco CD spectrometer. The College provides generous matching support for grants and also has significant funds to support summer research stipends for undergraduate students.

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