Visiting Assistant Professor, Chemistry



Job description

Job No: 496710
Position Type: full-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Categories: Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at Bucknell University invites applications for a one-year faculty position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor to begin August 1, 2021. Teaching responsibilities include general chemistry (including laboratory sections) and other introductory courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. The successful candidate may also have the opportunity to teach an advanced seminar course. Teaching load is six courses for the academic year (three per semester). A Ph.D. or ABD in chemistry or a related field is required. Supervision of undergraduate research is welcomed.

New faculty at Bucknell University have opportunities for professional development through programming in the Teaching and Learning Center. The university is committed to excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Contributions that foster diversity in teaching and research in the Department of Chemistry are highly valued.

How to apply

A complete application will include: cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and experience from the candidate, and three confidential letters of reference. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications will only be accepted online through Bucknell’s career center (

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Bucknell University is a private liberal arts college located alongside the West Branch Susquehanna River in the town of Lewisburg, in central Pennsylvania, United States.