Chemistry/Biochemistry, Swarthmore College

Position ID:Swarthmore-Chemistry-VAP [#8871]
Position Title: VAP Organic Chemistry
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081, United States [map]
Subject Area: Organic Chemistry
Appl Deadline:2017/02/19 finished (posted 2017/02/03, finished 2017/07/26)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

SWARTHMORE COLLEGE – ORGANIC CHEMIST.  The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Swarthmore College invites applications for a full-time faculty member at the level of Visiting Assistant Professor for the 2017-2018 academic year. The successful candidate will participate in the organic chemistry lecture and laboratory curricula as well as in general chemistry. PhD is required; teaching experience is preferred.   The submission of applications will occur electronically through Academic Jobs Online, which can be accessed on the following site:

Once on the Academic Jobs site you will be asked to submit a cover letter, CV, and scanned PDF copies of your undergraduate and graduate transcript(s).  Please address qualifications for teaching organic and general chemistry in your cover letter, and arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation sent to the Academic Jobs Online link above. Consideration of applications will begin on February 20, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.  Additional information about Swarthmore College and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry can be found at

Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college, located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to inclusive excellence through diversity, and actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world and who can work effectively with students from diverse educational backgrounds. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information on Faculty Diversity and Excellence at Swarthmore, see

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Swarthmore, PA 19081

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