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Visiting Assistant Professor, Chemistry

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Position type: full-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Categories: Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at Bucknell University invites applications for a one-year faculty position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor to begin August 1, 2021. Teaching responsibilities include general chemistry (including laboratory sections) and other introductory courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. The successful candidate may also have the opportunity to teach an advanced seminar course. Teaching load is six courses for the academic year (three per semester). A Ph.D. or ABD in chemistry or a related field is required. Supervision of undergraduate research is welcomed.

New faculty at Bucknell University have opportunities for professional development through programming in the Teaching and Learning Center. The university is committed to excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Contributions that foster diversity in teaching and research in the Department of Chemistry are highly valued.

A complete application will include: cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and experience from the candidate, and three confidential letters of reference. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications will only be accepted online through Bucknell’s career center (careers.bucknell.edu).

About Bucknell

Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, primarily undergraduate, national liberal arts institution that also offers strong professional programs in engineering, management, education, and music.

Bucknell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The university believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education are encouraged.

Bucknell is committed to creating a climate that fosters inclusion, growth, and development for a diverse student body, and seeks candidates who are also committed to these goals.

Bucknell is committed to supporting the teacher-scholar model of faculty development. With a student-faculty ratio of about 9:1, small class sizes are a hallmark of the Bucknell educational experience. The university sponsors a range of activities to support the development of its faculty, including a Teaching-Learning Center and generous research support and leave policies.

Bucknell is located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, on the banks of the Susquehanna River. The Lewisburg area offers a combination of outdoor recreation opportunities and small-town amenities. In addition to the cultural and athletic events offered at the University and in town, the region offers strong schools and medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. Bucknell is about three hours from Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.

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