Visiting Assistant Professor of Inorganic Chemistry

Posted Friday, February 23, 2018

The Department of Chemistry at Virginia Military Institute invites applications for a full-time, one-year visiting professorship in the area of inorganic chemistry to begin August 1, 2018. 

Duties will include teaching of general chemistry, sophomore level inorganic chemistry, and possibly upper-level inorganic courses. A Ph.D. is preferred, but candidates with an M.S. degree or other relevant experience will be considered.  Applicants with a Ph.D. in a closely related field such as materials science will also be considered. 

VMI Chemistry has a long history of undergraduate research and the successful candidate may have the opportunity to be involved in student mentorship as well. The VMI Chemistry Department has seven tenure-track professors and two technicians, offers the ACS-certified degree in chemistry, is well-equipped with modern instrumentation (e.g. Rigaku Mini single crystal X-ray diffractometer, differential scanning calorimeter, 400 MHz NMR, rotating-ring disk electrochemical setup, GC/MS).  The VMI Chemistry Department invites you to explore our website for additional information:

Virginia Military Institute is a state-supported four-year undergraduate military college of liberal arts, engineering, and the sciences. It is located in the southern Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Lexington, population 7,000, is also home to Washington and Lee University and offers a stimulating cultural atmosphere in a pleasant, rural setting.  

Required application materials include CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and letters from three references. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Stan Smith:

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Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.

In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans to apply.  AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are also encouraged to apply.


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