Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
New Contributor

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry position for 2020-2021

University of Mary Washington Applicant Portal | Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry 

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Mary Washington invites applications for a one-year term position to begin August 2020. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in organic chemistry or a closely related specialty and be able to teach Organic and General Chemistry. Ideal candidates will have a passion for chemical education and prior teaching experience. The department recently moved into newly renovated lab and teaching facilities in the Jepson Science Center and is well-equipped to support its teaching and research missions. UMW is a public liberal arts and sciences university dedicated to effective teaching and the integration of undergraduate students in research. Recently recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education, UMW is centrally located between Washington, DC and Richmond, VA, in close proximity to many government labs and private engineering firms offering opportunities for collaborative research and student internship opportunities.

Applications must be submitted through, referencing position number F00407. Candidates are required to complete a Commonwealth of Virginia application and electronically submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and graduate and undergraduate transcripts. Applicants must also submit the names and contact emails for three references who will be sent a prompt to submit their letters electronically. Review of applications will begin immediately, and applications must be received by February 28th to be considered. For questions, contact Prof. Charles Sharpless, Chair, Department of Chemistry, at

The University of Mary Washington is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status. We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to these core principles.

The University of Mary Washington accepts only completed online application and related materials. Faxed, mailed, or emailed applications or documentation will not be considered. Employment offers are contingent upon the successful completion of criminal background checks. If accommodations are requested either before or at the time of the interview, please contact the Recruitment Office at 540-654-1238.

0 Kudos