Graduate School Opportunities

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Centre College


Danville, KY

Open Date

Jan 12, 2022


Feb 17, 2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


Centre College invites applications for a three-year full-time visiting assistant professor of chemistry to start in August 2022.  Centre College has a strong tradition of excellence in the sciences; the chemistry program is ACS approved. We seek a colleague who will enhance the learning and teaching environment at Centre College with their experience, ideas, and perspectives. Teaching responsibilities may include General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, upper-level electives, and chemistry courses for non-science majors.  Priority will be given to candidates who have a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree by the start of their appointment.


Centre College is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. As noted in the Statement of Community, Centre strives to create an environment where differences are celebrated, governance is shared, ideas are freely and respectfully exchanged, and all members of the community benefit from the richness of diverse backgrounds and experiences. Therefore, the Chemistry program strongly encourages applications from candidates who further diversify our faculty, who celebrate the rich diversity of our student body, and who utilize inclusive and engaging pedagogical practices. Several resources support faculty success, including a robust Center for Teaching and Learning, peer mentoring, membership in the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity, and endowed funding for professional development.


Centre is in Danville, Kentucky, a city of 18,000 recognized for its high quality of life, historic downtown, friendly people, beautiful landscapes, and easy access to Lexington, Louisville, and Cincinnati.  For more information about Centre College, visit our website at


Priority will be given to candidates who have a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree by the start of their appointment.

Application Instructions

To apply, please go to . A completed application will include: 1) letter of application 2) curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of teaching philosophy, experience, and effectiveness, 4) a diversity statement explaining how the candidate would contribute to and/or address the issues of diversity and inclusion at Centre, 5) transcripts, and 6) three confidential letters of reference from individuals able to share insight into the candidate’s professional expertise and future potential.  Review of applications will begin on February 18. 


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