Visiting position in Inorganic Chemistry at Reed College. The Chemistry Department invites applications for a three-semester, visiting position, preferably at the assistant professor level, in Inorganic Chemistry beginning January 2014. A PhD is required and postdoctoral experience is preferred. The successful candidate must have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and research. Teaching duties will include general chemistry, a sophomore-level course in inorganic chemistry including laboratory, and an advanced topics course. The successful candidate will also advise senior thesis students in yearlong research projects. The Chemistry Department occupies a dedicated building with individual faculty research labs, and has excellent resources for innovative teaching and research, including a 400 MHz NMR, an X-ray powder diffractometer, an inert atmosphere glove box, a new Gamry instruments potentiostat, and a molecular modeling laboratory.

The Reed community values cultural and intellectual pluralism as essential to the excellence of our academic program. In the letter of application, we encourage you to address how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service might support the commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the College’s diversity statement ( 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 forwarded as PDF (preferred) or Word attachments to Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but they should be received by November 1, 2013 to guarantee full consideration.  For further information about this position please contact Arthur Glasfeld ( An Equal Opportunity Employer, Reed values diversity and encourages applications from underrepresented groups.

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