Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry (Organic)

  • Bowdoin College
  • Brunswick, ME
  • Jun 03, 2021
Full time Chemistry

Job Description

 

Posting Number: F00168JP

Department: Chemistry

Position Summary

The Bowdoin College Chemistry Department seeks applicants for a one-year visiting assistant professor of chemistry beginning July 1, 2021. The successful candidate will teach two semesters of organic chemistry, a non-majors science class and a laboratory section of introductory or organic chemistry. Applicants should demonstrate a promise of successful scholarly engagement and dedication to teaching excellence in a liberal arts environment. A PhD in chemistry or a related field is preferred; ABD considered.

The department welcomes applications from candidates committed to the instruction and support of a diverse student population, and from those who will enrich and contribute to the multifaceted diversity of our College. We especially encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply. We aspire to be a community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and thrive, and where institutional resources promote the development of equitable and inclusive teaching practices.

Bowdoin College accepts only electronic submissions. Please submit: 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a statement that describes your teaching philosophy and how your teaching, scholarship, and/or mentorship supports our commitment to equity and inclusion (https://www.aacu.org/making-excellence-inclusive); and 4) the names and contact information for three references who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation.

Review of applications will begin on June 21, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Successful applicants will join a supportive chemistry department comprised of nine faculty members (including five women and two faculty of color), six laboratory instructors who teach the laboratory components of core courses, an instrumentation specialist, and an academic coordinator.

Founded in 1794 on the Maine coast, Bowdoin is one of the oldest and most selective coeducational, residential liberal arts colleges in the country. Located in Brunswick, a 30-minute drive north of Portland, the College is in an area rich with natural beauty and year-round outdoor activities. Bowdoin's reputation rests on the excellence of its faculty and students, intimate size, strong sense of community, and commitment to diversity (35% students of color, 7% international students and approximately 15% first generation college students). Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses. For further information about the College and our department, please visit our website: http://www.bowdoin.edu.

Special Instructions to Applicants

At the time of application, you will be required to include information for a minimum of three references, including name, title, email address, phone number and how you know the reference.

Once you have provided the required reference information and submitted your application, the reference providers will receive an email which is generated automatically from the application system. The email will provide them a link within which to upload a confidential reference letter on your behalf.

You will not be able to view the reference letters but will be able to see how many have been submitted on your behalf.

Employment Category: Full Time Year Round

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