Assistant Professor Positions in Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry at New College of Florida
New College of Florida invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in
Organic Chemistry and a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Bioorganic Chemistry,
both starting in August 2018. A Ph.D. in chemistry is required for both positions. The successful
candidates must be committed to excellence in teaching and research. Teaching experience
and postdoctoral research experience are strongly preferred. New College is committed to
recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty. Women and candidates from underrepresented groups
or whose knowledge or skills can support an inclusive culture and learning environment are
especially encouraged to apply.
The teaching load is two courses per semester plus sponsoring individual and group tutorials. In
addition to classes and tutorials, faculty members provide academic advising, supervise
independent study projects, sponsor senior undergraduate theses/projects, and serve on
baccalaureate committees. We are particularly interested in candidates who have a
demonstrated commitment to innovative undergraduate liberal arts teaching. The successful
candidates are expected to establish and maintain a program of research. New College
welcomes research programs that complement those of the current faculty.
Situated on the Gulf Coast of Florida and Sarasota Bay, New College is a nationally recognized,
highly-selective public honors college with an 11:1 student/faculty ratio. Students are
intellectually independent and highly motivated. Undergraduate research has a central role in
the curriculum, and a senior thesis/project is required of all students. Students receive narrative
evaluations in lieu of grades. New College is committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching
and research and encourages collaborative student-faculty scholarship. A
description of the Division of Natural Sciences is at
A complete application will include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, the names of three
references (including at least one who can address teaching), unofficial graduate transcripts, a
statement of teaching philosophy that includes course proposals, a statement regarding the
candidate’s contributions or approaches to supporting an inclusive culture and learning
environment, and a description of proposed research that specifically highlights how
undergraduates would participate. Review of completed applications will begin October 2 and
continue until the position is filled. According to Florida law, applications and meetings regarding
applications are open to the public upon request. An online application: should be completed. New College of Florida is an EOE institution.

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