Department of Chemistry



Visiting Assistant Professor - Gettysburg College

Visiting Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry One Year Appointment (2017-2018) Position Summary:


The Department of Chemistry at Gettysburg College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor in organic chemistry beginning August 2017. We seek individuals who have a genuine interest in teaching within the liberal arts environment and who will contribute to course offerings in both organic chemistry and general chemistry.  The teaching load for this position will be three courses each semester, where either a lecture or laboratory section is considered to be one course.  The opportunity to work with undergraduate research students is a possibility.


Candidates should have a Ph.D. (or be ABD) in the area of organic chemistry. Teaching experience or promise of excellence in teaching is desirable.


Application Details:

Please visit our website to submit your electronic application: including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching goals in a liberal arts environment, and the current email addresses for three professional references (at least one of whom can comment on your teaching ability). Professional references will be contacted by Gettysburg College to submit letters of recommendation electronically.  Applications and letters of recommendation received by February 15, 2017 will be given fullest consideration; however, submissions will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.

Inquiries can be addressed to Professor Michael Wedlock (<>), Chair, Chemistry Department, Gettysburg College, 300 N. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325.

Gettysburg College is a highly selective liberal arts college located within 90 minutes 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 over 2,600 students. Modern chemistry facilities were completed in 2002. 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.