Visiting Assistant Professor – Chemistry

Allegheny College Department of Chemistry invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor beginning in August 2023. Primary teaching and responsibilities include biochemistry and introductory chemistry courses with preference being given to candidates with a background in analytical or physical chemistry. Strong applicants will provide evidence of excellence in teaching, ongoing scholarship and professional development, and alignment with broader institutional priorities in the areas diversity, equity, and inclusion.

ABD candidates in Biochemistry or Chemistry with an emphasis in biochemistry are welcomed, but a Ph.D. in these areas is preferred. Candidates should send a CV, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a summary statement of prior research or future research plans. The statement of teaching philosophy should include a description of how you have incorporated (or may incorporate) diversity, equity, and inclusion into your teaching, research, and/or service. Please have this and three letters of recommendation sent to the Office of Human Resources, Allegheny College, 520 N. Main Street, Meadville, PA 16335. Electronic submissions may be sent to Application review will begin February 15, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

The Allegheny College Chemistry department is a top producer of Ph.D. candidates in the country, and it is our goal to attract world-class faculty to enrich the educational experience of our bright, motivated, and adventurous students. Allegheny College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities. As a highly selective, private, residential liberal arts college in NW Pennsylvania, we have an increasingly diverse student body and a dedicated faculty of teacher-scholars.

Allegheny College, founded in 1815, is one of the nation’s oldest and most innovative four-year colleges where multidisciplinary learning breaks the conventional mold. It is one of the few colleges in the United States with a unique requirement to choose both a major and minor for graduation, to provide students with a cross-disciplinary path in the sciences and humanities for educational depth and intellectual growth. Located in Meadville, Pennsylvania, Allegheny College is one of 44 colleges featured in Loren Pope’s “Colleges That Change Lives.” In its 2022 rankings, U.S. News & World Report recognized Allegheny College as one of the country’s top 100 national liberal arts colleges — and one of the top 25 best for undergraduate teaching.

Allegheny’s undergraduate residential education prepares students for successful, meaningful lives by promoting students’ intellectual, moral, and social development and encouraging personal and civic responsibility. Allegheny’s faculty and staff combine high academic standards and a commitment to the exchange of knowledge with a supportive approach to learning. Graduates are equipped to think critically and creatively, write clearly, speak persuasively, and meet challenges in a diverse, interconnected world. Allegheny College is deeply committed to creating an inclusive community that actively challenges racism, sexism, heterosexism, religious bigotry, and other forms of bias (see Allegheny College Statement of Community).

Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Allegheny does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

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posted 02/09/2023