Human Resources

Visiting Assistant Professor, Chemistry (1 Year)




The Department of Chemistry at Ursinus College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will join a dedicated team of faculty and staff in an ACS-certified department and will participate in the biochemistry and molecular biology program. The chemistry department is housed in Pfahler Hall and offers dedicated student research laboratories and instruments suitable for undergraduate research.


We seek a chemist who is committed to excellence in undergraduate education at a highly selective liberal arts college. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching four courses per semester, with primary responsibilities including lecture and laboratory courses in general and/or organic chemistry. Opportunities exist for interested candidates to engage undergraduate students in research.

Requirements and Qualifications

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in chemistry or chemical education.

Anticipated Start Date

Fall 2024


The Ursinus College faculty is a diverse community of teacher-scholars dedicated to providing transformative experiences for a diverse student body in a highly reflective process embedded in our core curriculum. All faculty members are expected to be similarly reflective. Therefore, applicants are requested to submit a cover letter, CV, contact information for three references, and separate statements reflecting on (1) teaching experience, practices, and goals and (2) experience and commitment in support of an inclusive community. All applications must be submitted electronically to  Queries may be sent to the Search Committee Chair at Review of completed applications will begin May 20, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled.