The Department of Natural Sciences of Pitzer and Scripps Colleges

The Chemistry Program of Scripps and Pitzer Colleges seeks to hire a visiting professor to teach in our biochemistry and general chemistry courses. The position would begin in August 2024. Opportunities to direct undergraduate research projects are also possible. This position is a full-time, one-year appointment with the potential for renewal. Rank will be either Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Professor, depending on experience. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in chemistry, chemical biology, biochemistry, or affiliated field before starting the position; prior teaching experience is strongly preferred.

The salary for this position will range from $73,000-$87,000 and will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to internal equity, experience, education, specialty, and training.    

Please apply online at: Upload: (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of your proposed approach to teaching science in a liberal arts setting, (4) a statement on promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in a liberal arts environment, and (5) the names and email addresses of three references.  Inquiries regarding the position may be emailed to Professor Ethan Van Arnam at  Additional information about the department may be found at Review of applications will begin on February 22 and the position will remain open until filled.

Scripps and Pitzer Colleges are equal-opportunity employers. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the department actively encourages applications from women and members of historically under-represented social groups in higher education.