founded in 1831, is a diverse,
energetic liberal arts community where critical thinking and
practical idealism go hand in hand.
The Department of Chemistry at Wesleyan University invites
applications for a part-time Visiting Assistant Professor of
Chemistry beginning September 1, 2023 for the fall semester.
Candidates must be prepared to teach Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
(CHEM361) for chemistry majors and graduate students in person on
the Wesleyan campus in the fall. The specific duties include
providing three hours per week of direct instruction
(lecture/discussion) and providing regular weekly office hours.
Wesleyan is a highly selective liberal arts university that values
effective teaching with an engaged and diverse student body.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry or related
field in hand by the time of appointment to be hired as an
Assistant Professor; a successful candidate may be hired as an
Instructor if the candidate is enrolled in a Ph.D. program but does
not have the degree in hand at the time of appointment. Wesleyan is
unable to sponsor visa applications for this position.
Special Instructions To Applicants
You will be asked to upload electronic versions of the items we
require, which are: (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a
statement of teaching philosophy. In the cover letter, applicants
should describe how they will embrace the college’s commitment to
fostering an inclusive community, as well as their experience
working with individuals from historically marginalized or
You will also be asked to provide the email addresses of two
referees from whom we may obtain confidential letters of
recommendation (please double-check the accuracy of the email
addresses of the referees you name to ensure that you have the most
up-to-date email addresses for each one).
After you have submitted all of the required documents, you will
see a confirmation number. At that point, each of your referees
whose email addresses you have provided will receive an
automatically-generated email requesting that he or she submit a
letter of reference for you.
Applications received by July 5, 2023 will receive full
consideration. Questions about the application process may be
directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note for Interfolio users:
We gladly accept letters of recommendation from Interfolio. From
your Interfolio account, please use the “web delivery” method to
upload your letters directly to our online application.
For further instructions, look here:
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not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age,
gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital
status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder,
learning disability or physical disability, political belief,
veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or
non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from
women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries
regarding Title IX, Section 504 or any other non-discrimination
policies should be directed to Vice President for Equity and
Inclusion, Title IX and ADA/504 Coordinator. Wesleyan University
complies with the Clery Act and maintains records of campus crime
statistics and security policies. Copies of Wesleyan University?s
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