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Visiting Assistant Laboratory Professor(s) (General Chemistry)

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Middlebury College invites applications for fall 2021 visiting laboratory instructor(s). Applicants should have a Ph.D. or M.S. (or equivalent) in chemistry or a closely related field. Experience teaching college science laboratories is expected. We need laboratory instructor(s) for three sections of general chemistry I laboratory and two sections of general chemistry II laboratory. We encourage candidates who are interested in full-time (e.g., all five laboratory sections) and part-time (2-3 lab sections) teaching to apply. Successful candidates will be excited about working collaboratively and under the guidance of our long-term laboratory faculty. 

Middlebury College and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to these goals through their teaching and service. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Through Interfolio ( submit: a letter of application addressed to Dr. Molly Costanza-Robinson, Fall 2021 Visiting Laboratory Instructor Search Chair; a curriculum vitae; undergraduate and graduate transcripts; a statement of teaching philosophy; a one-page statement on inclusion; and two confidential letters of recommendation that speak to teaching ability. The statement on inclusion should address how your teaching, mentorship, and/or community service demonstrate a commitment to and/or evidence of engaging with issues of diversity and inclusion. Applications will be accepted beginning immediately. For full consideration, applications should be received by July 15, 2021. Candidates should not wait for all recommendation letters to arrive before submitting their application via Interfolio.

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check.  Information on our background check policy can be found here:

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

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276 Bicentennial Way
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT 05753