Chemistry - Visiting Assistant Professor

St. Lawrence University in New York

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted January 31, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

The Chemistry Department at St. Lawrence University invites applications for a one-year visiting position for a Ph.D. chemist beginning August 2014.  The ability to teach upper-level biochemistry courses is preferred, but candidates with other specialties who would do an excellent job of teaching general chemistry will also be considered.  We welcome applications from candidates who bring diverse cultural, ethnic and national perspectives to their scholarship and teaching.  Opportunities to engage with undergraduate students in research will be available but this is not an expectation of the position.  The department, housed in the Johnson Hall of Science, maintains an impressive array of instrumental resources for the support of teaching and research.  Our Johnson Hall of Science is LEED certified Gold since 2008.  Details and additional information are available at our web site (

St. Lawrence University is a small, liberal arts college in upstate New York committed to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and diversity.  St. Lawrence University is committed to enhancing excellence through a diverse faculty, staff and student body.  U.S. students of color and international students represent approximately 22% of the student-body while 18.5% of the student body receives a Pell grant.  To foster this commitment, we encourage applications from historically under-represented groups and/or applicants with experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.  St. Lawrence is member of the Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley, which includes SUNY Canton, SUNY Potsdam and Clarkson University. 

Interested candidates should submit CV, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, a succinct statement of teaching philosophy and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to: Mrs. Peg Barkley, Administrative Secretary, Department of Chemistry, St. Lawrence University, 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY 13617, or via email to  Review of completed applications will begin March 1, 2014 and continue until the position is successfully filled. 

For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit SLUs homepage at  St. Lawrence University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

All offers of employment are subject to the applicant successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

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