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Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Denison University
Ohio, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Dec 21, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Chemistry & Biochemistry
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry


The DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY at DENISON UNIVERSITY invites applications for a one-year (with possible extension to a second year) position at the Assistant Professor level to begin in August 2022.  Teaching responsibilities include introductory and organic chemistry in both the classroom and laboratory.  The teaching load for this position is two courses with labs each semester. Expected courses include CHEM 132 and 251.  A Ph.D. is preferred; candidates with teaching experience who have completed their doctoral research but not yet obtained the degree will be considered.  Strong candidates will demonstrate a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level. Our review of completed applications will begin February 1st and will continue until the position is filled.

Denison University is an academically rigorous liberal arts college with an increasingly diverse campus community. It offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Denison is located in the village of Granville, 30 minutes from Columbus, Ohio, the state capital, which hosts a wide range of cultural and artistic opportunities. Granville also offers an excellent public school system and easy access to outdoor activities.  Our ACS-accredited department has well-developed programs in both chemistry and biochemistry, excellent classroom and laboratory facilities, and a broad range of instrumentation that is used in both teaching and research (  See our website ( for more detailed descriptions of our program.  Individuals who identify as racially or ethnically underrepresented in STEM disciplines are especially encouraged to apply.  

Applicants should submit the following electronic application materials on-line at  Required documents include a cover letter addressing their motivations for teaching at a small, residential, liberal arts college; a curriculum vitae including a publication list; a statement of teaching philosophy; and contact information for three recommenders.

To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to attract and hire candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences and identities. Denison fosters a campus community that recognizes the value of all persons regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender expression and identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socio-economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide (  Denison University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 In our ongoing efforts to support the health of our community, operate our campus safely, and comply with federal requirements, Denison requires all new employees, both faculty and staff, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless an authorized exemption is approved. For more information and resources regarding this policy as a condition of employment, please visit

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