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Jul 19 2019

Faculty Assistant Professor, Chemistry

Haverford College Haverford, Pennsylvania, United States

Haverford College invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry to start in fall semester 2020. The successful candidate will specialize in the area of computational chemistry, broadly defined. Haverford College has a steadfast commitment to diversity and access, informed by its longstanding emphasis on social justice, and strongly encourages candidates from backgrounds underrepresented in Chemistry to apply. A Ph.D. in Chemistry or a related field is required and postdoctoral experience is desirable.

The successful applicant will be expected to pursue a vigorous research program with undergraduate students, contribute to all levels of the chemistry curriculum (including introductory courses and junior-level physical chemistry courses), and contribute new advanced courses in the candidate’s area(s) of expertise. Haverford has an established Scientific Computing Concentration and contributions to this program will be valued. Engagement with other interdisciplinary initiatives (e.g. environmental studies, visual studies, neuroscience or other areas) is also welcome.

Applicants should submit the following via Interfolio: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching statement (two-three pages) that highlights the use of varied pedagogies as well as successes and challenges as a teacher, a research statement which describes research projects and how these will engage undergraduates, a statement on inclusion and diversity (two-three pages) describing experience with strategies to create inclusive learning environments that enable students with varying backgrounds and experiences to thrive, and three confidential letters of recommendation via [insert link]. Haverford College embraces the teacher-scholar model and candidates are encouraged to seek letters writers who together can address the candidate’s abilities and promise as a teacher, mentor and researcher. For more information, please visit New applications submitted after 11.59pm on Monday September 16th will not be considered.

Questions about the application process should be directed to For technical questions, please contact Interfolio directly at 1-877-997-8807 or

Haverford College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability or veteran status. Haverford has a longstanding commitment to diversity rooted in values of inclusion and social justice, a commitment reflected in the curriculum, classrooms, and communal composition of the College. Haverford welcomes applications from candidates who share these values and who will foster their contribution to the College’s mission.

Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Faculty.

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