Department of Chemistry - one-year (start August 2021) appointment in Chemistry

Iowa, United States
Competitive Salary
Feb 12, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

GRINNELL COLLEGE. The Department of Chemistry invites applications for a one-year (start August 2021) appointment in Chemistry. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD or foreign equivalent) or Associate Professor possible.  The teaching responsibilities will be in physical chemistry with involvement in introductory chemistry.  Support is also available for research involving undergraduate students.


Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social responsibility. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values.  To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by February 26.  Please visit our application website at to find more details about the job and submit applications online. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), and statement of teaching philosophy and description of research interests, and provide email addresses for three references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Elizabeth Trimmer, at or 641-269-4398.


Grinnell College is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory educational environment for all College community members. It is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in matters of admission, employment, and housing, and in access to and participation in its education programs, services, and activities. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.


An offer for this position will be contingent on successful completion of a background check.