Visiting Professor of Chemistry

The Position:

Visiting Professor of Chemistry. Teaching expectations include General Chemistry lecture, General and/or Organic Chemistry laboratory, and an upper level course in the candidate’s area of expertise. Participation in the undergraduate research program is highly encouraged. A minimum of a Ph.D. in Chemistry and a commitment to undergraduate teaching are required. Prior teaching experience is desirable. Preference will be given to applicants in the fields of Inorganic or Organometallic chemistry.

Founded in 1880, Presbyterian College is a four-year undergraduate, selective, residential, liberal arts college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church and located in Clinton SC (in the “upstate” region of the state). The College is easily accessible by interstate highways; it is 40 miles from Greenville, 35 miles from Spartanburg, and 50 miles from Columbia. The Department of Chemistry currently has four, full-time faculty members and is strongly committed to chemistry education in a liberal arts environment. The department typically has approximately 220 students participating in the chemistry program each term. The Department also offers a BS in Biochemistry in conjunction with the Department of Biology. Undergraduate research and a senior capstone experience are required of all our majors.

Review of completed applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested individuals should send (electronically or print) a letter of application, vitae, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, teaching and research statements, and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Latha Gearheart, Chair, Presbyterian College, 503 South Broad Street, Clinton SC 29325. (Email: gearhear@presby.edu )

Presbyterian College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not discriminate against any legally protected class.