Visiting Assistant Professor

  • Harvey Mudd College
  • Claremont, CA
  • Apr 08, 2021
Full time Chemistry

Job Description


Visiting Assistant Professor 

Department of Chemistry, Harvey Mudd College

Harvey Mudd College invites applications for a visiting faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall 2021. The initial appointment will be for one year with the possibility of an extension for one or two additional years. Candidates with expertise in any area of chemistry are encouraged to apply. We seek candidates who have a significant interest in education and are dedicated to becoming an excellent undergraduate teacher. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to a team-taught general chemistry course and its associated laboratory, in addition to teaching in the candidate's area of expertise. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to advise undergraduates in independent research. Modest funds and space to support the visitor's research program are available. 

Harvey Mudd College is a small and highly selective private undergraduate college of science, mathematics, and engineering. In their first two years, all Harvey Mudd students complete a core curriculum comprising courses in biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, mathematics, and physics, as well as the humanities, social sciences and arts. Harvey Mudd is a member of the Claremont University Consortium (, which includes four other undergraduate colleges and two graduate institutions. Claremont is about 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. 

A Ph.D. is required and postdoctoral research experience is desirable. Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching experience and research interests (not to exceed 2 pages each) and should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted to AcademicJobsOnline ( The teaching statement should include the candidate's experience with students from diverse backgrounds and/or the ability to teach those students effectively. The research statement should include a description of how the proposed projects are suitable for undergraduate co-workers. Review of applications is on-going and will continue until the position is filled. For further information contact: Professor Karl Haushalter (

Harvey Mudd College is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination, harassment, and disrespectful or other unprofessional conduct (HMC EEO/Nondiscrimination Statement).

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