Visiting Lecturer in Chemistry

The Connecticut College Department of Chemistry invites applications for a full-time visiting position at the rank of lecturer for the academic year 2021-2022, with the possibility of renewal for an additional year.  The successful candidate will teach lab and recitation sections for organic chemistry and general chemistry.  Some lab sections are taught in the evening.  Other responsibilities include lab set-up and some shared responsibilities for purchasing and overseeing department chemicals and supplies.  The teaching load for a visiting lecturer is 3/3, with no expectation of research.

The department offers ACS-certified majors in chemistry and biochemistry, as well as an interdisciplinary major in biochemistry, cellular and molecular biology. In lecturers, the College seeks outstanding teachers who are committed to student learning and will effectively engage students in both group and one-on-one instruction. MS degree or higher in chemistry is required.  Teaching experience is required.        

Connecticut College is a private, highly selective institution with a demonstrated commitment to outstanding faculty teaching and research. Recognizing that intellectual vitality and diversity are inseparable, the College has embarked on a significantly successful initiative to diversify its faculty, student body, and curriculum. The College seeks creative scholars excited about working in a liberal arts setting, with its strong focus on engaged teaching, participation in shared governance, and active involvement in an institution-wide advancement of diversity. We encourage applications from candidates who share this understanding of the faculty role and will contribute to the diversity of our college community, including members of historically underrepresented groups. AA/EEO

Interested individuals should send their cover letter with curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, graduate transcripts, and 3 letters of recommendation to Tanya Schneider, Chair, Department of Chemistry.  Submission of materials should be sent electronically to Review of materials will begin on May 10 and continue until the position is filled.