Visiting Assistant Professor at Union College Department of Chemistry

Posted 4 weeks ago

Job no: 493237

Appointment Type: Faculty Full-time

Department: Chemistry

Categories: Faculty

Union College Department of Chemistry invites applications for a two-year visiting position at
the Assistant Professor level beginning in Fall 2023. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in
analytical chemistry and should have the potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching and
research. The College has an exceptional suite of advanced instrumentation and the expectation
is that the hire will involve undergraduates to further their research endeavors. Teaching
responsibilities will be primarily in introductory and analytical chemistry courses and labs. We
strongly encourage applications from members of groups traditionally underrepresented in the
field. Increasing diversity on campus is a key priority for Union, one that is integral to our
mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Our goal is to increase
diversity and support a diverse environment in which people from varied backgrounds can
thrive. Candidates should share how they can further Union’s diversity goals in their cover letter.
Please find the ad for this position at, and follow the submission
instructions therein. Applications should include a CV, a statement of the applicant’s experience
and interests in teaching, and an outline of research interests. The teaching statement should
reflect on teaching experience, as well as how the applicant can both contribute to diverse
educational experiences and offerings and engage with students with diverse skills or
backgrounds. The research statement should outline research plans and ways to involve
undergraduate students. In addition, we require both graduate and undergraduate transcripts
and the names and contact information for three references. An email will be sent automatically
to the references requesting that they upload their letter of recommendation to our system.
The application deadline is March 1st, but review of completed applications will begin
immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Union College is an undergraduate, residential, independent, liberal arts college committed to
integrating engineering and science with the humanities and social sciences in new and exciting
ways. We are located in Schenectady, a culturally rich and diverse city in New York State’s
Capital Region, three hours from NYC, Boston and Montreal. We fully support interdisciplinary
learning opportunities for students and interdisciplinary teaching opportunities for faculty. We
are an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity.
We blend intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic,
social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a
host of diverse populations and cultures including those based on race, religion, disability,
ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union
offers an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision insurance, and life
and disability coverage. For more information, visit our website:
Note: All new hires of Union College are subject to a thorough education, work experience, and
criminal history background check.
Advertised: December 22, 2022
Applications close: March 3, 2023

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