Visiting Lecturer in Chemistry

Tennessee, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Dec 07, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Maryville College, a selective four-year liberal arts college committed to superior teaching, invites applications for a non-tenure track, full-time, contract-renewable position in the Division of Natural Sciences. The appointment is at the rank of visiting lecturer, beginning in August 2021. A master’s degree (Ph.D. preferred) in chemistry, biochemistry, physics, or a closely related discipline and teaching experience is required. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching first-year undergraduates in lecture and laboratory settings and will utilize best practices for engaging students in introductory chemistry and physical science courses.  


Primary teaching responsibilities are in lecture and lab settings in the Introductory Chemistry sequence.    


Founded in 1819, Maryville College is one of the oldest baccalaureate-granting institutions of higher learning in the South.  Consistently ranked in the top tier of Southern colleges in national magazines, the College is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA).  The curriculum is notable for its two-semester Senior Study research requirement and strong liberal arts core program that incorporates career exploration and preparation.  The student body of about 1100 is drawn mostly from the Southeast, Middle Atlantic States and the Midwest.  Located in Maryville, Tennessee, Maryville College is ideally situated between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Knoxville, the state’s third largest city. 


Applications received by February 12, 2021 can be assured of full consideration.  Please apply online at Application materials should include a letter of interest addressed to Dr. Jennifer Brigati, Chair, Natural Sciences Division, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a diversity statement. Three letters of reference (two of which should address teaching experience and/or potential) should be submitted by referees to


Maryville College is an equal opportunity employer, and specifically invites applications

from minorities.


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