Department of Chemistry



Visiting Instructor - University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown



The Chemistry Department at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown invites applications for a one-year, full-time position in Chemistry at the level of Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor, depending on qualifications. Founded in 1927, Pitt-Johnstown is the first and largest regional campus of the University of Pittsburgh.  A vital knowledge center and a foremost contributor to the region’s educational, social, cultural, and economic development, Pitt-Johnstown provides a first-class educational experience that is purposefully designed to prepare students for the real world of the 21st century.  Pitt-Johnstown offers a supportive living-learning environment, that is grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, that is current, and responsive to both our students’ personal and professional needs and the needs of our communities.  Our campus is located on 650 picturesque acres in the Laurel Highlands of Pennsylvania, 70 miles east of Pittsburgh.  The Chemistry Department offers a BS in Chemistry and Biochemistry. For more information visit our web site:


Teaching duties include Biochemistry 1 and 2 and lab and General Chemistry with labs and Preparation for Chemistry


A Ph. D. in Chemistry preferred; all areas will be considered; a commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate level; effective oral and written communication skills.  Ability to teach the two-semester biochemistry sequence and general chemistry (both with labs) should be documented by at least one of the following: letter of reference, peer review of teaching, student evaluations or teaching awards. Screening will begin as soon as materials are received and will continue until position is filled.

Starting Date:  August 2016

Application Deadline: until position is filled.

Application package will include: (1) Letter of application, (2) current curriculum vita, (3) statement of teaching philosophy, (4) evidence of quality teaching, (5) undergraduate and graduate transcripts (copies will suffice for initial screening), (6) statement of eligibility for employment in the United States (if not US citizen or permanent resident), and (7) three current and relevant letters of recommendation mailed directly to the Chair of the Search Committee. 


Send application packet to:         

         Dr. Elisabeth T. Bell-Loncella

         Chemistry Search Committee

         Department of Chemistry

         University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

         Johnstown, PA 15904

Direct questions to


The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled are invited and encouraged to apply.