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Assistant Professor of Chemistry

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1460 University Drive, Winchester, Virginia

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Shenandoah University’s College of Arts & Sciences is accepting applications for an Assistant Professor of Chemistry. This full time benefitted Faculty position is based on our main campus in Winchester, Virginia. This position will involve primarily teaching introductory chemistry courses (General Chemistry I and II) within the Chemistry curriculum. Preference will be given to those with a background in physical chemistry or environmental chemistry. New faculty are expected to expand our ability to provide research opportunities to undergraduates. An on-campus, in-person presence is expected.

Shenandoah University, a private, comprehensive university located 70 miles northwest of Washington, D.C., is committed to increasing the diversity of the university community and the curriculum. Faculty members are expected to participate in service to the university and the broader community, and are expected to be active scholars in their fields. The Department of Chemistry has a student-centered focus that includes advising and mentoring, and fosters the academic success of an increasingly diverse student population.



Required Skills

The minimum requirement is a Ph.D. in chemistry completed by the appointment date (August 2023). Experience teaching chemistry courses is strongly preferred.Rank will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.

How to Apply: 

Complete application packets will include a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and the names and contact information of three professional references. As part of the letter of intent, please address the following: How will you support a diverse, inclusive, and equitable environment at Shenandoah University? Feel free to draw upon your experiences and/or growing awareness. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a qualified candidate is selected.

**Note: A pre-employment background check will be required and a satisfactory driving record may be required as a condition of hire.

Shenandoah University values the unique and diverse perspectives of individuals and communities locally and globally and seeks to foster mutual understanding in an inviting community where individuals are welcome and respected. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, physical, or mental disability, genetic information, veteran’s status, or on any other basis protected under applicable law.


Salary Type

Not Applicable