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Hamilton College Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry (3 positions) in Clinton, New York

The Chemistry Department at Hamilton College invites applications for three positions at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2025. Teaching responsibilities for these positions are five courses consisting of lecture and/or laboratory sections. The department seeks colleagues who can teach foundational courses in: physical chemistry, organic chemistry, biological chemistry, and/or analytical chemistry depending on their area(s) of expertise; applicants should specify in their cover letter which of these areas they are qualified to teach. Candidates for the positions may contribute to a general chemistry course or offer an advanced course in their area of expertise, depending on departmental needs. Successful candidates may also have the opportunity to mentor student research projects. We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with broadly diverse student populations. Your cover letter should address the ways in which you would further the College's goals of enhancing the educational experiences of students while building a diverse and inclusive educational environment.

The Hamilton College Chemistry Department consists of eight tenure-track and two instructional faculty. The faculty regularly engage with students in research through the required senior project and the summer research program. The department is excellently resourced with instrumentation for research as well as for instruction and is housed with other sciences in a unified science center. Please visit the departmental website at for more information.

Applicants will normally possess a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely related field and must be committed to undergraduate education and demonstrate excellence, or the potential for excellence, in teaching undergraduates. Candidates who are A.B.D. at the time of application will be considered. The expected 9-month base salary range for this position is $74,400 to $76,900. Candidates should submit a cover letter, c.v., unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a statement describing teaching and research interests, and arrange for submission of three letters of recommendation via interfolio at Questions regarding the search may be directed to Ian Rosenstein, Search Committee Chair, at Our review of applications will begin on March 1, 2024.

Hamilton College is a residential liberal arts college located in central New York. The College has built its reputation on the teaching excellence and leading scholarship of its faculty, and on the academic distinction and intellectual curiosity of its approximately 2000 students who take advantage of Hamilton’s open curriculum ( ( Accomplished faculty, highly capable and motivated students, and a student-faculty ratio of 9:1 provide an educational experience that emphasizes academic excellence, intellectual and cultural diversity, and respect for differences in the development of students as human beings. Hamilton’s commitment to diversity is embodied in its need-blind admission policy and meeting the full demonstrated financial need of every accepted student for their entire undergraduate program. Please visit the college website for more information (

Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that is committed to building an inclusive and diverse learning community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and excel. We encourage candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education to apply. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at, as well as additional information at (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits.

Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community.