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Visiting Professor Position(s) in Chemistry

W.M. Keck Science Department/Scripps College
Claremont, California
$73,000-$87,000/year + Benefits
Closing date
Feb 29, 2024

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Field of specialization
Education, Physical
Work Function
Job Type
Full time



The Department of Natural Sciences


Pitzer and Scripps Colleges

The Chemistry Program of Scripps and Pitzer Colleges seeks to hire one or two visiting professors to teach in our physical and general chemistry sequences. The position would begin in August 2024. Opportunities to 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 physical chemistry or a related field before starting the position; prior teaching experience is strongly preferred.

Applications should be uploaded to and must include (1) a cover letter describing your interest in and summarizing your capacity for the position, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a statement describing your approach to teaching and how you pursue excellence in teaching, (4) a description of how you have fostered and will foster the promotion of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and (5) the names and e-mail addresses of three references. Please notify your three references that we will require letters of recommendation promptly should you advance to the semifinalist stage. Inquiries regarding the position may be e-mailed to Professor Mary Hatcher-Skeers at Additional information about the department may be found at Review of applications will begin February 26th, and the position will remain open until filled.

The salary for this position will range from $73,000-$87,000 and will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to internal equity, experience, education, specialty, and training.

Scripps and Pitzer Colleges are equal-opportunity employers. 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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