Department of Chemistry



Lecturer Position - Gettysburg College

Lecturer in Chemistry Appointment


Position Summary.  The Department of Chemistry at Gettysburg College invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track lecturer position beginning August 2018. This is a renewable teaching-focused position. The candidate is expected to contribute to both lectures and laboratories in our General Chemistry and Organic Chemistry sequences.  Responsibilities include teaching six courses per year (four lecture sections and two laboratory sections), being actively involved in the coordination and oversight of our General and Organic Chemistry laboratories, and assisting tenure-track faculty with the running of our General and Organic Chemistry courses.


Qualifications. We seek an individual who has a genuine interest in teaching and student advising/mentoring within the liberal arts.  Candidates must have a doctorate (or be ABD) in chemistry or a closely allied field.  College-level teaching experience is preferred.  We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching that they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community.


Application Details.  Please visit our website to submit your electronic application: Include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and current email addresses for at least three professional references. Please limit the CV to four pages and teaching statement to two pages.  Professional references will be contacted by Gettysburg College to submit letters of recommendation electronically.  Applications and letters of recommendation received by October 1 will be given full consideration, but submissions will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.  Inquiries can be addressed to Professor Tim Funk at<>.


Gettysburg College is a highly selective liberal arts college located within 90 miles of the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area. Established in 1832, the College has a rich history and is situated on a 220-acre campus with an enrollment of approximately 2,600 students. Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.