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Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Haverford College
Haverford, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Mar 24, 2024

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Haverford College seeks to hire one or more full-time Visiting Assistant Professors for the 2024-2025 academic year, with the possibility of a multi-year appointment pending a successful review and departmental staffing needs. Successful candidates are expected to be able to teach courses across the undergraduate curriculum, including integrated advanced laboratory courses and advanced topics courses in their areas of research expertise. Haverford is a highly selective college with motivated students and a commitment to both quality instruction and significant scholarship. Our location in the close western suburbs of Philadelphia, with good connections to many East Coast cities, allows for convenient interactions with colleagues at other institutions.

Candidates should submit a CV, a statement of teaching interests and professional goals, and the names of three recommenders via Interfolio ( Review of applications will begin on Mar. 15, 2024, and continue until positions are filled. For more information on the department, see

Haverford College’s long-standing commitment to social justice is reflected in the diversity, inclusion, and ethical engagement of our students and faculty. Faculty cultivate exciting research careers along with a dedication to research collaborations with students and innovative pedagogy. A successful statement of teaching interests and professional goals will highlight effective engagement with students from diverse backgrounds, the use of varied pedagogies, and successes and challenges as a teacher-scholar.

Candidates must have completed a PhD by June 2024.

Questions about the position(s) can be directed to Prof. Casey Londergan, Chair of Chemistry, at For technical questions about Interfolio, please contact Interfolio directly at 1-877-997-8807 or

Haverford College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, and providing equal opportunities and access to all individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, disability, or veteran status. Women, non-binary and transgender individuals, people of color, Indigenous people, and those with other or multiple historically marginalized and/or underrepresented identities are especially encouraged to apply. Haverford College and our consortial partners are located on Lenape lands.



Haverford is one of America's leading liberal arts colleges, a close-knit intellectual community that combines the Quaker values of dignity, tolerance and respect with a rigorous academic program. The Campus Our serene campus, located just outside Philadelphia, is a beautiful and stimulating environment: 200 acres of award-winning architecture and landscaping more than 50 academic, athletic and residential buildings a nationally recognized arboretum with 400 species of trees and shrubs, a 3.5-acre duck pond, gardens and wooded areas. Recent campus additions include The Marian E. Koshland Integrated Natural Sciences Center and The Douglas B. Gardner '83 Integrated Athletic Center and two new student residences: Kim Hall and Tritton Hall. The Honor Code Guided by the College's Honor Code–one of the oldest in the country–Haverford students demonstrate an awareness for the greater good in how they work, study, socialize, debate and resolve conflict. Our students are entrusted with freedom and responsibility from their first days on campus—an act of trust that aims to develop the whole person and create a lasting bond between the individual and the institution. What Fords Take with Them Students leave Haverford with an increased sense of independence, curiosity and confidence, as well as lasting bonds with friends and faculty. Whether they go on to advanced education, the workforce, travel, or public service, they leave grounded and well-equipped for rich, dynamic lives.

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