Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at Connecticut College seeks applicants for the position of visiting assistant professor for the 2023-24 academic year with the possibility of renewal for an additional year. Depending on the candidate’s area of expertise, teaching responsibilities will likely include either an organic chemistry or biochemistry lecture course each semester, with laboratory sections to complete a 3:2 teaching load over the course of the year. The successful candidate should have a PhD in chemistry, biochemistry or a closely related field and preferably some prior teaching experience at the undergraduate level. This is a benefits eligible position.

We value the contributions visitors bring to our community and encourage their active engagement with their department and all aspects of campus life during the course of their appointment. Visiting faculty are eligible to be voting members of the faculty, and their presence is welcome at all faculty meetings.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and three recent letters of recommendation to Interfolio: Review of applications will begin on March 1 and continue until the position is filled. Questions may be addressed to Tanya Schneider, chair of the Chemistry Department, at

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

Connecticut College requires employees to be fully vaccinated and have received a booster for COVID-19 and new employees must present their COVID-19 vaccination record to Human Resources prior to the first day of employment. Individuals who have a medical condition or sincerely held religious beliefs that prevent them from getting the vaccine may confidentially request an exemption through the office of Human Resources. Additional COVID-19 safety protocols such as participation in weekly testing may be required of faculty, staff and students who have approved vaccine exemptions. 

Currently, the College is not sponsoring visas for this position.