Willamette University invites applications for a non-tenure-track part-time position in Chemistry at the rank of Visiting Instructor, beginning in August 2023 and running through December 2023.
Teach one section of General Chemistry lecture and two sections of General Chemistry lab (the equivalent of two courses per semester).
Salary: $9,320 – $10,350 depending on terminal degree completion.

  • A terminal degree in Chemistry (e.g. PhD) is preferred. ABD with teaching experience will be considered.
  • Must be able to reside in or primarily work in Oregon by the first day of employment.
  • This is an in-person teaching position.
    Willamette is a small, highly selective private university of 2,600 students, 1,300 of them enrolled in our undergraduate College of Arts and Sciences; other schools include the Atkinson Graduate School of Management, the College of Law, and the Pacific Northwest College of Art, which enrolls both undergraduate and graduate students. We are located in Salem, Oregon, the state capital, which lies 45 miles south of Portland. The successful candidate will be joining an ACS-approved Chemistry Department (https://willamette.edu/undergraduate/chem/index.html) whose seven faculty members are committed to high quality, collaborative teaching, and scholarship.
    Willamette University believes that a diverse, inclusive community is essential to achieving academic excellence; accordingly, we seek candidates who not only have the potential to become outstanding teachers and scholars, but whose work also furthers equity and inclusion, and who will bring to campus varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds. The College of Arts and Science is proud to enroll a substantial number of low-income, first-generation, and underrepresented students of color. Over the past two years, 24% of our students were first-generation; 24% were Pell-eligible; and 33% identified as African American, Hispanic/LatinX, Native American/Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, or multiracial.
    Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.
    All University positions require that candidates submit to a criminal conviction record check prior to hire. Conviction does not automatically preclude candidates from being hired. Nature of conviction will be considered relative to the duties of the position.
    You will need to upload the following documents separately as part of your application
    materials in the “My Experience” section labeled Resume:
  • Letter of application describing your interest and qualifications for the position;
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • A statement of teaching philosophy, including descriptions of pedagogical goals and
    effective teaching strategies to promote student learning;
  • A brief statement (500 words or less) describing ways you can contribute to the university‚Äôs
    mission of promoting an equitable, diverse, and inclusive campus;
  • Unofficial copy of graduate transcripts.
    If you have any questions about the position, please contact Dr. Chuck Williamson, Professor of
    Chemistry, by e-mail (jcwillia@willamette.edu).
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