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Lecturer, Chemistry

Skidmore College
Saratoga Springs, New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 23, 2024

Job Details


The Skidmore College, ACS-approved Department of Chemistry invites applications for a part-time instructor position for the Fall semester 2024. Enthusiasm for teaching a diverse student population is essential. Skidmore is a highly selective, nationally-ranked liberal arts college located in Saratoga Springs, New York with a student population of 2,650, 24% of whom are domestic students of color, 12% are international students, and 14% are first generation students. With its relatively small size and student-faculty ratio (8:1), Skidmore is known for having a faculty devoted to the instruction and mentoring of undergraduates.

The major responsibility of the position will be to teach two sections of laboratory in general chemistry during the fall semester, a total of 6 contact hours per week. Laboratory class sizes are limited to 16 students or fewer.

The Chemistry Department is housed in entirely newly constructed spaces in the Center of Integrated Sciences (CIS).

Education: A Master’s degree or higher in chemistry, chemical education, or a related field is preferred.

Required documents needed to apply:
  • On-line application
  • Cover Letter that includes how you will effectively engage with a diverse student body as a teacher and mentor
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • The names, affiliations, & contact information of three professional references.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.


No Visa Sponsorship is available for this position


Skidmore College

Skidmore College is a highly ranked, liberal arts college in Saratoga Springs, New York, where Creative Thought Matters. 

We're a four-year private, nonsectarian, coeducational school that invites 2,700 undergraduate students to engage in 44 majors, 19 varsity athletics teams, and more than 100 student clubs. They also benefit from award-winning dining and residential halls and lifelong connections with some of the smartest and most dedicated and passionate faculty in the industry.

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