The Chemistry Department of Wellesley College invites applications for a Visiting Lecturer position in Chemistry and Biochemistry to begin in January 2020. The position will extend through the 2020-2021 academic year. Applicants should have a broad background in chemistry and strong teaching, writing, and interpersonal skills. Responsibilities include teaching lecture and laboratory sections of biochemistry and/or organic chemistry. Candidates may also be involved in the introductory chemistry curriculum.
Wellesley College is a highly selective liberal arts college for women with approximately 2300 students located in the Boston suburbs. For the past decade, the NSF has consistently ranked us as one of the top two liberal arts colleges nationally in terms of generating female Ph.D.’s in STEM fields. Our faculty members value effective teaching, equity and inclusivity, and service to our community. Wellesley College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer: we are committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum.
The successful applicant will have a strong background in chemistry and biochemistry and experience teaching undergraduates. Preference will be given to candidates who have completed a Ph.D. or equivalent degree by the time of appointment, although candidates who are ABD will be considered. applicant will have a strong background in chemistry and biochemistry and experience teaching undergraduates. Preference will be given to candidates who have completed a Ph.D. or equivalent degree by the time of appointment, although candidates who are ABD will be considered.
Additional Application Instructions:
To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, a CV, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation to http://career.wellesley.edu. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis beginning on September 20 and continuing until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be directed to Professor Donald Elmore, Chair of the Department of Chemistry.
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