Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry
Lehigh University

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Posted in Education and Training

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Job Info

The Department of Chemistry at Lehigh University is seeking a 9-month per year, full-time, non-tenure track Visiting Assistant Professor to contribute to our undergraduate physical chemistry instruction for Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 semesters.

Summary of Position:

The successful candidate will teach core physical chemistry courses ( e.g., Thermodynamics and Kinetics, Physical Chemistry Laboratory) and General Chemistry.


The position requires a Ph.D. in chemistry, teaching experience, and expertise in using current teaching methods in physical chemistry and general chemistry courses.

About Lehigh University:

Founded in 1865, Lehigh University combines outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. Recognized among the nation's highly ranked research universities, Lehigh offers a rigorous academic community for over 5,000 undergraduates, 2,000 graduate students, and about 550 full-time faculty members. Lehigh University is located in Bethlehem, PA., a vibrant and historic area. Over 820,000 people live in the Lehigh Valley, which is in close proximity to New York City and Philadelphia. Lehigh has five colleges, including the new College of Health, and is investing substantially in new innovative research and academic programs to enhance its intellectual footprint. These investments, based on faculty-driven initiatives, will advance the University's commitment to scholarship and to the student experience.

Review of Applications:

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

Candidates should provide the following (i) a Cover Letter; (ii) a full Curriculum Vitae (CV); (iii) a Teaching Statement; (iv) the names, affiliations, and email addresses for three references. Any inquiries regarding this search should be directed via email to Prof. Xiaoji Xu, Chair of the Search Committee ( with a subject line of "Visiting Assistant Professor Position".

All materials must be submitted electronically at:

Equal Employment Opportunity: Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital or familial status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Lehigh University is committed to a culturally and intellectually diverse academic community and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to this mission. Lehigh University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation award for promoting the careers of women in academic sciences and engineering ( and is among institutions of higher education recognized for excellence in diversity with the INSIGHT into Diversity HEED Award. Additional information about Lehigh's commitment to diversity and inclusion is available at Lehigh University provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including domestic partner benefits. More information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found at: Lehigh University supports dual career efforts for following spouses/partners of newly hired faculty. Learn more about Dual Career Assistance at:

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