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POSITION DESCRIPTION

Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor, Inorganic Chemistry - Temporary (2 years)
Department of Chemistry

HOBART AND WILLIAM SMITH COLLEGES, located in the New York Finger Lakes region, invites applications for a two-year temporary, full-time position in inorganic chemistry beginning Fall, 2013. A Ph.D. in chemistry or a related field is required, as is evidence of excellent teaching and/or teaching potential. Post-doctoral experience is highly desirable. The successful candidate will be expected to teach inorganic chemistry, as well as either introductory chemistry and/or physical chemistry. Participation in research with undergraduates is welcomed but not required.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Applicants should submit their CV, teaching philosophy, and research plans electronically to Erin Pelkey (pelkey@hws.edu) and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent separately via electronic mail or regular mail to:

Search Committee Chair
Department of Chemistry
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Geneva, NY, 14456


Review of completed applications will begin February 1st. Further information can be found at http://www.hws.edu/academics/chemistry/.

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are committed to attracting and supporting faculty and staff that fully represent the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the nation and actively seek applications from under-represented groups. The Colleges do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or any other protected status.

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are a highly selective residential liberal arts institution located in a small, diverse city in the Finger Lakes region of New York State.  With an enrollment of approximately 2,200, the Colleges offer 62 majors and minors from which students choose two areas of concentration, one of which must be an interdisciplinary program.  Creative and extensive programs of international study and public service are also at the core of the Colleges’ mission.