Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor in Chemistry
Villanova University, Department of Chemistry
United States

Position Summary:         

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate lecture and laboratory courses, with additional responsibilities at the graduate level as appropriate.


Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.


Duties and Responsibilities:        

Teaching undergraduate chemistry lecture and laboratory courses is expected, with additional oportunities at the graduate level as appropriate. Developing undergraduate laboratory experiments and/or assessment based classroom methods/content/activities is expected as well. Opportunities to teach inter- and/or cross- disciplinary courses will vary with interest and need.


Minimum Qualifications:              

An advanced degree (MS, PhD) in chemistry, biochemistry, or a closely related field, and 4-6 years of teaching experience at the postsecondary level are required. Demonstrable evidence in developing and implementing lecture and laboratory assessment based curricula should be provided.


Preferred Qualifications:              

Post-doctoral experience is preferred.


Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours:       

Special Message to Applicants:  

All applicants must apply on line at and complete a faculty profile.


Online applications must include:

1. A current and complete resume/curriculum vitae.

2. A cover letter or letter of interest. The letter should include the the following three pieces of information: (a) the type of courses the applicant is interested in teaching; (b) the time period during which the applicant expects to be available; © the names and the contact information of three references.


If the applicant wishes to submit any other supporting documents, he or she may submit them on line in conjunction with the application.


Posting Date:     06/19/2019

Closing Date (12am ET):

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Salary Band:      

Job Classification:             faculty

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