Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Employer
Wabash College
Location
47933, Crawfordsville
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Mar 9, 2024

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Field of specialization
Analytical, Organic
Work Function
Teaching-Undergraduate
Job Type
Full time

Job Details

The Wabash College Chemistry Department invites applications for two Visiting Assistant Professor positions – one in the area of Organic Chemistry and the other in the area of Analytical Chemistry or a related field. Both are one-year positions beginning July 1, 2024. We anticipate a tenure-track opening in Analytical Chemistry in Fall 2025. Undergraduate and Ph.D. degrees in chemistry are required by the start date of the position. The teaching assignment of two lectures and two laboratory sections will be primarily in general chemistry, with other courses determined by area of specialization. The successful candidate must have a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching, an appreciation for the broad intellectual community of an excellent liberal arts college, and the ability to work with a diverse student body. The Chemistry Department is ACS certified, has six full time faculty, excellent facilities and instrumentation to support undergraduate research, holds several NSF grants, and has a strong tradition of mentoring in teaching, faculty development workshops, and a peer mentor program. Visiting faculty at Wabash receive full salary and benefits, including support for travel to professional meetings. Wabash College does not provide H-1B or other immigrant case sponsorship for short-term visiting positions. Further information about the department can be obtained from http://www.wabash.edu/academics/chemistry.

In the midst of a strategic transformation to advance the success of first-generation students, students of color, and students from low-income families, Wabash College is committed to attracting and effectively supporting an academically and culturally diverse faculty. More than 25% of our students are federal Pell Grant recipients, one-third of our students are first generation college students, and about 20% of our students identify as domestic students of color. Wabash has been home to the Malcolm X Institute of Black Studies for more than fifty years, is a member of the USC Race and Equity Center’s Liberal Arts Colleges Racial Equity Leadership Alliance, is a top-60 Liberal Arts College according to U.S. News, and is a member of Colleges That Change Lives.

Applications, including letter of application, vitae, unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, statement of teaching principles, and email addresses for three persons who will submit confidential letters of recommendation electronically, should be submitted on-line at www.wabash.edu/employment. Review of applications will begin on March 8, 2024 and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Laura Wysocki, Chair, at wysockil@wabash.edu. Application questions may be directed to Ms. Rochella Endicott, Academic Administrative Coordinator, endicotr@wabash.edu.

Wabash College, a liberal arts college for men, seeks faculty and staff committed to providing quality engagement with students, high levels of academic challenge and support, and meaningful experiences that prepare students for life and leadership among diverse populations around the globe. Wabash is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from persons of all backgrounds. 

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Small liberal arts college for men located in west central Indiana. We are within an hour of Indianapolis and 45 minutes from Purdue University.

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