Visiting Assistant Professor Biochemistry

Swarthmore, PA 19081
Open Date
Jan 15, 2019

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Swarthmore College invites applications for a full-time two-year appointment at the level of Visiting Assistant Professor to begin in Fall 2019. The successful candidate will participate in the biochemistry lecture and laboratory curricula as well as in general chemistry. Teaching an upper-level seminar is also anticipated, and opportunities for directing undergraduate research are available.  Additional information about Swarthmore College and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry can be found at

PhD is required; teaching experience preferred.

The strongest candidates will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to creative teaching that speaks to and motivates undergraduates from diverse backgrounds.

Application Instructions
Please submit a cover letter, CV, and scanned PDF copies of your undergraduate and graduate transcript(s). Please address qualifications for teaching biochemistry in your cover letter.  Arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation submitted via Interfolio.  Consideration of applications will begin on February 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.