Chemistry/Biochemistry, Swarthmore College

Position ID:Swarthmore-Chemistry-VAP [#3791]
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081, United States [map]
Subject Area: Chemistry / Physical Chemistry
Appl Deadline:2014/02/24 deleted (posted 2014/01/06, listed until 2014/02/25)
Position Description:    

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


The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Swarthmore College invites applications for a full-time two-year appointment in physical chemistry at the level of Visiting Assistant Professor to begin in Fall 2014. The position involves participation in both physical chemistry and general chemistry lecture and laboratory curricula. Teaching an upper-level seminar is possible and opportunities for directing undergraduate research are available. Applicants should have a PhD; teaching experience and postdoctoral research experience are preferred, as is a strong commitment to undergraduate education.

Please upload a cover letter, CV, and scanned PDF copies of your undergraduate and graduate transcript(s). Please address qualifications for teaching physical and general chemistry in your cover letter, and arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation uploaded to the Academic Jobs Online link. (Recommenders are encouraged to use this on-line application website. If recommenders are unable to submit on-line, send to Prof. Robert S. Paley, Chair, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Swarthmore College, 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081-1397). Consideration of applications will begin on February 24, 2014 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 in its educational program and employment practices. The College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world.

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Further Info:
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Swarthmore College
500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA

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