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Two Visiting Full-Time Faculty Positions in General Chemistry

College of the Holy Cross
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 12, 2024

Job Details


The Department of Chemistry at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for two visiting full-time faculty appointments for the 2024-2025 academic year to begin in August 2024. Teaching responsibilities include lecture and lab sections of general chemistry I (Atoms & Molecules) in the fall, lecture and lab sections of general chemistry II (Equilibrium & Reactivity) in the spring, and a course for non-science majors. There is also an opportunity for one of the visiting faculty to teach an intermediate level physical chemistry laboratory section. A full-time laboratory supervisor prepares all laboratory experiments and works with faculty members during each lab. More information about the Chemistry Department at Holy Cross can be found on our home page at .

Visiting full-time faculty teach 3 courses each semester and are eligible for research and professional development support as well as taxable reimbursement of relocation costs up to $3000, according to the College’s published policies. All full-time appointments offer competitive salaries and include full benefits. Faculty at the College cultivate a richly diverse academic community, pursue innovative teaching, and create high-impact scholarship. To learn more about faculty life at the College & the Worcester area, candidates are encouraged to visit our Prospective Faculty page


Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field. Ph.D. in Chemistry required by the beginning of the appointment.

Application Instructions

Please submit a cover letter addressing the position requirements listed above, a current curriculum vitae, a statement on inclusive excellence in teaching, transcripts, and two confidential letters of recommendation.

In your cover letter, in addition to describing your teaching interests, please address the ways you might contribute to and further the College’s mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see​ ​​ ) and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. Previous experience teaching, mentoring, or advising diverse student populations is an asset. For more information, please visit​ ​ ​.


College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications. Please submit all application materials to . Materials submitted through any other means will not be consid ered.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. For full consideration, please apply by March 15. Questions about this search may be directed to Professor Amber Hupp (

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 3,100 students and is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate an enduring commitment to academic excellence and who embrace the educational benefits of a richly diverse community. Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium .

The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action in the workplace.


College of the Holy Cross

Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 3,100 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition. Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work at The College is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members, students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to diversity is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience, Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values of diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Our home city of Worcester, Massachusetts offers cultural, professional and recreational opportunities for students of every interest — from the masterworks displayed in the Worcester Art Museum to the one-of-kind restaurants on Shrewsbury Street. And with the ski slopes of Vermont and New Hampshire, the stunning beaches of Rhode Island and Cape Cod, and the cities of Boston and Providence all within striking distance, there’s much to discover throughout this dynamic six-state region.

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