Visiting Assistant Professor-Analytical Chemist - Bates College in Lewiston Maine

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Bates College

Lewiston, Maine 04240

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Department of Chemistry at Bates College, a private, highly selective liberal arts college in Maine, invites applications for a one-year, full-time visiting assistant professor of chemistry beginning August 1, 2016.  Teaching responsibilities include two 200-level analytical chemistry courses, participation in the second-semester introductory chemistry course, and participation in an advanced measurement laboratory course. The opportunity exists to mentor undergraduate research projects, but this is not required.

Bates College and the Chemistry Department are committed to enhancing the diversity of the campus and the curriculum. We especially welcome applications from all individuals with the ability to contribute to the college’s continuing commitment to social and cultural diversity, inclusiveness, and the transformative power of our differences. 


A Ph.D. or A.B.D in analytical chemistry or a related field and a strong commitment to teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts setting are required.

Application Instructions

Review of applications begins on March 1, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. A Ph.D. or A.B.D in analytical chemistry or a related field and a strong commitment to teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts setting are required.  Applications should include the following:

  • a cover letter that addresses what interests you about working at a small, residential, liberal arts college
  • a current CV
  • a brief statement describing your teaching philosophy
  • graduate school transcripts
  • three letters of recommendation, at least one of which discusses qualities that will support your role as a teacher.

Applicants should submit all requested materials through Interfolio

Bates College is committed to the principle of equal opportunity and providing an educational and work environment free from discrimination. The college prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status and other legally protected statuses in the recruitment and admission of its students, in the administration of its education policies and programs, or in the recruitment of its faculty and staff. Bates College adheres to all applicable state and federal equal opportunity laws and regulations. All college faculty, staff, students, contractors, visitors, and volunteers are responsible for understanding and complying with the Non-Discrimination Policy.

Keyword Phrases

  • Visiting Assistant Professor-Analytical Chemist
  • principles of human dignity and diversity
  • one of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges
  • Maine’s second largest urban area
  • Chemistry
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Writing Samples
Best if Apply By 3/1/2016