The University of Lynchburg, a private coeducational liberal arts university, located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Central Virginia, is accepting applications for a full-time tenure-track position in physical chemistry, in the Lynchburg College of Arts and Sciences, department of chemistry to begin August 2022.
We seek an individual with exceptional potential as a teacher and scholar who can contribute to our undergraduate programs and continue to support excellence in undergraduate student research.
Normal teaching load is two lectures plus lab courses per semester or an equivalent teaching load of 12 credit hours per semester. Teaching responsibilities include introductory general chemistry courses, physical chemistry courses for majors, and other upper-level chemistry courses such as research methods. The ideal candidate would also have interest in offering other special topics courses such as polymer or nuclear chemistry.
Teaching experience is desired, and a primary interest in teaching and mentoring undergraduates at a liberal arts institution is a must. A PhD is required by the start date. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in student research, evidence of potential for published work and ability to teach diverse populations.
How to Apply
Submit the following:
- Formal letter of application.
- Statement of teaching philosophy as it pertains to a liberal arts curriculum.
- Description of current research interests.
- Statement on your approach to inclusive curriculum and diversity in higher education.
- Copies of graduate transcripts.
- Names and contact information of three references.
All information must be submitted electronically as a single pdf file to:
Ms. Jennifer Monroe
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The selected candidate must successfully pass a background check that is satisfactory to the University.
The University of Lynchburg is committed to diversity within its community and welcomes applications from persons of color, women, Indigenous/aboriginal people of North America, persons with disabilities, the LGBTQIA+ community, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University of Lynchburg community.
The University of Lynchburg is an equal opportunity employer.