Visiting Faculty Position in Chemistry at Reed College

The Chemistry Department invites applications for a one-year visiting position beginning August 2017. Teaching responsibilities will include one semester of analytical and one semester of general chemistry. Teaching duties also include advising senior thesis students in research projects. A PhD is required; postdoctoral or teaching experience is preferred but not required. The successful candidate must have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and research. The Chemistry Department has excellent resources for innovative teaching and research, including a 400 MHz multinuclear NMR, GC-MS and LC-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 recommendation 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 ( Candidates are encouraged to describe how this commitment will be expressed through their teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but they should be received by March 31, 2017 to guarantee full consideration. For further information about this position please contact the chair of the search, Daniel Gerrity ( An Equal Opportunity Employer, Reed values diversity and encourages applications from underrepresented groups.