Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Providence College

Providence, RI

ID: 7066570
Posted: May 28, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Providence College invites applications for a full-time, two-semester visiting position at the assistant professor level in Organic Chemistry to begin in August 2020.

Essential Duties
The successful applicant will teach sophomore-level organic chemistry lecture and organic chemistry laboratory sections.

Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to engaged learning in their undergraduate teaching responsibilities and will be given the opportunity to participate in the wider life of the department.

Education and Experience Required
Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from an accredited institution by the time of appointment and provide evidence of teaching excellence.

Posting Number F69P
Open Date 05/22/2020
Close Date 07/04/2020
Open Until Filled No
Full consideration of application if received by:
Instructions to candidates
Required Applicant Documents:

Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Official Transcripts (REQUIRED – see Special Instructions)
Other Document 1

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Qualified applicants should complete the online application form and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and a 1-2 page statement on teaching. The names and email addresses of the three individuals with whom you will arrange to provide letters of reference can be addressed to Dr. Kenneth Overly, Chair, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Providence, RI 02918 (

The application deadline is July 4, 2020. Copies of transcripts are acceptable for application purposes; however, official transcripts would be required upon employment. Interviews will be conducted by video conference. Applicants will be required to give a short (15-20 minute) teaching presentation/demonstration as a component of the interview.

Alternate Application Submission Instructions
College Information/EOE Statement
Providence College is a Roman Catholic four-year liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its Mission. The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Providence College has nine full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty, and approximately 50 major students in four-degree programs. As our student body grows increasingly diverse, Providence College is committed to creating an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a talented and diverse faculty that reflects the broader world in which we live and work. An Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, the College especially encourages applications from women and persons of color.


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