Visiting Professor - Chemistry and Biochemistry

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Juniata College invites applications for a one-year visiting professor position to begin in August 2020. The successful candidate will contribute primarily to the teaching of our introductory chemistry coursework and laboratories (Integrated Chemistry, Principles), although other teaching opportunities may be available depending upon a candidate’s specialization and teaching experience. Candidates are also encouraged to engage in research with undergraduates, but this is not a requirement. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or a closely related field, and have a deep commitment to teaching and student engagement at the undergraduate level.

Juniata College is a highly ranked liberal arts college of 1,500 students, located in the scenic Allegheny Mountains of central Pennsylvania. The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry delivers an innovative curriculum, maintains a strong tradition of undergraduate research, and has a rich history of sending students on to competitive graduate programs and productive careers. Further information about the department can be found at

Juniata College believes in and embraces the liberal arts and as such, we encourage and seek mutual benefit through diversity of thought and approach which enriches our academic community, as well as the lives of our students and colleagues. Juniata College is committed to creating a welcoming community supported by relationships based on collaboration and mutual respect. We endeavor to create an inclusive learning environment where members with different perspectives and backgrounds can learn, contribute, and thrive. Please join us…

Interested candidates are asked to submit the following materials: 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vita; 3) a statement of teaching philosophy; 4) undergraduate and graduate academic transcripts; and 5) two letters of recommendation from individuals who can directly comment on your teaching experience. Review of applications will begin March 15, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be directed to the Chemistry and Biochemistry Department Chair, John Unger ( Letters of recommendation can be sent to

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To apply, please complete the on-line application at the link below:

Online Application