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 (denison.edu/academics/chemistry-biochemistry) 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 https://employment.denison.edu/postings/3543.
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
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 (https://denison.edu/forms/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 https://denison.edu/campus/covid19.