Limited Term Instructor in Chemistry (2 positions available)



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Job description

The Department of Chemistry at Elon University invites applications for two (2) Limited Term Instructors (one-year, full-time) for the 2023-2024 academic year. Preference for one position will be given to applicants with a doctorate degree (or ABD) in Analytical Chemistry or a closely related field. Preference for the other position will be given to applicants with a doctorate degree (or ABD) in any field of chemistry. Applicants for both positions must be capable of teaching courses in General Chemistry. In addition, labs in Analytical Chemistry/Quantitative Analysis, General Chemistry, and/or Organic Chemistry—depending on applicant background— will constitute part of the teaching load. Applicants should expect to teach some combination of courses and labs each semester.

How to apply

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. To apply, attach the following materials in an email to [email protected], preferably as a single PDF document.

1. Cover letter. Use a maximum of 2 pages. Briefly describe qualifications, interest in position, and any other information relevant to the position.

2. CV or resume

3. List of 2-4 references. For each reference, list name, position, email address, and phone number. Do not submit reference letters.

Any questions about this position should be directed to Dr. Kathy Matera, Chair of the Department of Chemistry, via email: [email protected].

Elon is a dynamic private, co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning in a liberal arts-based residential campus. To learn more about Elon, please visit

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Elon University is a selective, independent university renowned as a national model for engaged learning, along with excellence in the liberal arts and sciences and professional programs. Elon's beautiful and historic campus in central North Carolina is designated as a botanical garden.