Visiting Faculty Position in Physical Chemistry at Reed College

Portland, Oregon (US)
February 23 2021
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Full Time
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The Chemistry Department invites applications for a one-year visiting position, with a possible one-year extension, beginning August 2021. We seek a candidate who can contribute to our upper-level undergraduate curriculum in physical chemistry with a course in chemical thermodynamics and a semester-long physical chemistry laboratory course, as well as to our general chemistry sequence. Teaching duties will also include advising senior thesis students in year-long research projects.  A PhD is required; postdoctoral or teaching experience is preferred but not required. The Chemistry Department has excellent resources for innovative teaching and research, including dedicated research lab space, a 400 MHz multinuclear NMR, GC-MS, LC-MS and ICP-MS instruments, a laser laboratory, and a TRIGA nuclear reactor research facility.

Application materials (a cover letter, curriculum vitae, an outline of research interests, and a statement of teaching philosophy) and three letters of reference should be submitted through Interfolio at Reed College is a community that is committed to cultural and intellectual diversity as central to its academic mission ( In your cover letter, we request a description of how, as a scholar, teacher, or community member, you would engage and sustain the commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in Reed College's diversity statement. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but they should be received by March 15, 2021 to guarantee full consideration. For further information about this position please contact the chair of the search, Arthur Glasfeld ( An Equal Opportunity Employer, Reed values diversity and encourages applications from underrepresented groups.