The Department of Chemistry at Colgate University invites applications for at least two, one-year Visiting Assistant Professor positions beginning in the fall semester of 2021. Applications are invited from any area of chemistry, with expertise in organic chemistry preferred for one position. Completion of Ph.D. is expected prior to the date of hire. The successful candidate will teach an annual five-course load with contributions to the introductory level chemistry curriculum and the possibility of upper level courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. Visitors will have the opportunity, if desired, to conduct research and aid in the supervision of undergraduate research students. They will also gain professional development through mentoring in teaching and conducting research at an undergraduate institution. Colgate is a highly-selective liberal arts university of 2900 students situated in central New York state. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. The department has excellent facilities and offers strong BA programs in chemistry and biochemistry. Further information about the chemistry department can be found at https://www.colgate.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/chemistry. To apply, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching interests (maximum of two pages), research interests (maximum of one page), and two letters of recommendation through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/18139. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter how their teaching might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Review of applications will begin March 10, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants with dual--career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at https://upstate-ny.hercjobs.org/jobs/search?. It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been a victim of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
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