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Full-time Visiting Faculty Position in Chemistry and Biochemistry for the 2024-2025 Academic Year

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Terre Haute, Indiana
Competitive Salary + Benefits
Date posted
Apr 22, 2024

Job Details

The Chemistry and Biochemistry Department at Rose-Hulman is seeking candidates for a full-time visiting faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Chemistry and Biochemistry for the 2024-2025 academic year. Our teaching-focused mission is “to provide students with the world’s best undergraduate science, engineering, and mathematics education in an environment of individual attention and support.” We encourage applications from those who want to positively impact the lives of undergraduates through a hands-on curriculum in new, state-of-the-art teaching laboratories.

Requirements include a doctorate or near completion in chemistry, biochemistry, or closely related field. The department and the institute also place a high value on engaging students from traditionally underrepresented groups, and candidates from these groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Essential job functions include teaching and advising students and continued professional development. The essential job responsibilities of the position are classroom and laboratory instruction  with teaching responsibilities that will include general chemistry lecture and lab. There are no service or academic advising expectations.

The Chemistry and Biochemistry Department consists of eleven faculty and offers two degrees, a B.S. in Chemistry, and a B.S. in Biochemistry. Both degrees are certified by ACS. Rose-Hulman has an average class size of 20-25 students per section, so there is an opportunity to get to know your students and hone your teaching strategy to maximize their learning. We are a collegial and supportive department who is committed to helping you achieve success with new course preparation.

Applicants should submit the following information via

  • a CV/resume,
  • cover letter,
  • statement of teaching philosophy which includes evidence of teaching experience.
  • statement demonstrating your commitment to Diversity and Inclusion, which should highlight your strengths, experiences, or perspectives that might serve to broaden and enhance our students’ educational experience.

Review of applications will begin in mid-May and continue until the position is filled. Applicants who advance through the initial screening will be asked for two references who will submit recommendation letters.

Additional information about Rose-Hulman’s Chemistry and Biochemistry department is available at Detailed information is available from Ross Weatherman, Head of Chemistry and Biochemistry,, (812) 877-8718.

Applications: Only online applications/resumes submitted via the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Employment Opportunities website,, will be accepted until the position is filled. Contact Human Resources via email,, for questions. 



Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. It is the Institute’s policy to treat all employees and applicants equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences, and other employment standards. Rose-Hulman will not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student or applicant for admission on the basis of race, religion, sex, pregnancy, ethnicity, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status (including special disabled veteran, Vietnam-era veteran, or recently separated veteran), predisposing genetic characteristics, or any other protected category under applicable local, state or federal law, including protections for those opposing discrimination or participating in any complaint process on campus or within the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or other human rights agencies. Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please contact the Office of Human Resources. 




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