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Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor of Chemistry

Apply now Job no: 492637
Work type: Visiting faculty
Location: Chester
Categories: Faculty

Widener University is currently seeking a Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor of Chemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences for the 2021/2022 academic year.  The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching.  Teaching duties will include introductory chemistry courses and laboratories for science/engineering majors and for non-science majors, upper-level chemistry courses and laboratories. 

Widener University is committed to fostering an environment in which faculty, staff, and students from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed and can thrive.  The College of Arts and Sciences puts high priority on inclusive pedagogy, inclusive mentoring, and community engagement.  Those candidates experienced in, or who would enjoy, working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and those who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity, are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas throughout their application.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (education/training and experience required):


  • A demonstrated commitment to undergraduate education and a PhD or EdD in chemistry or a chemistry-related discipline.  ABD candidates may be considered if the degree will be completed by Aug 2021.

For full consideration, qualified candidates must submit a cover letter, CV, transcripts, and a teaching philosophy by May 15, 2021 at Three letters of references are requested and should be sent to  Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Only those selected to interview will be contacted.

Widener has a strategic commitment to building an inclusive university community whose diversity enriches the lives of all members and where our students are prepared for living in a pluralistic and ever-changing world. As a leading metropolitan university, Widener strives to embody the values that are inherent in our mission: civic engagement, access, inclusion, academic excellence, innovation and leadership.

Widener University, an independent, metropolitan, doctoral-intensive university, connects curricula to social issues through civic engagement. Dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention and experiential learning are key components of the Widener Experience. Located in Chester, PA, Widener's main campus is nestled between Philadelphia, PA and Wilmington, DE, with Law Schools located in both Harrisburg and Wilmington. For more information about the university, please visit our website at


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