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Wesleyan University’s Department of Chemistry invites applications for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry beginning Jan 4, 2021 or a soon as possible thereafter. The visitor will be the administrator for the sophomore-level organic laboratory (CHEM258) and will expected teach three of the on-campus hybrid sections and one fully remote section. In addition to providing pre-lab instruction, the visitor will have responsibility for finalizing the curriculum, supervising teaching assistants, and managing the laboratory preparation with the assistance of departmental staff. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field in hand by the time of appointment to be hired as an Assistant Professor; a successful candidate may be hired as an Instructor if the candidate does not have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment. Previous experience in teaching comparable laboratory courses and expertise with a variety of standard laboratory instrumentation, while not required, is preferred.  The initial appointment will be for the spring semester, with the possibility of renewal for subsequent academic years.

  To apply, visit  A complete application includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, description of prior teaching experience, which may include a teaching statement, course syllabi and/or student evaluations. As part of the teaching statement (or cover letter), we invite you to describe your cultural competencies and experiences engaging a diverse student body.  You will also be asked to provide the email addresses of three referees from whom we will obtain confidential recommendations.  Applications should be submitted online at Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please contact T. David Westmoreland at if you have questions about the position or the application process.

  Wesleyan University, located in Middletown, Connecticut, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Alison Williams, Vice President for Equity and Inclusion, 860-685-3927,

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