New position: Assistant Professor of Chemistry/General Faculty at the University of Virginia


The Department of Chemistry at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, invites applications for a non-tenure-track Assistant Professor Teaching position in Organic Chemistry, to begin in the 2020-2021 academic year. The primary responsibilities involve instruction of organic chemistry laboratory and large lecture courses. Workload is three course sections per semester or their equivalent. Start date for the position is August 25, 2020. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and will be full-time salary with full-time benefits. The term of this appointment will be for three academic years with the possibility of renewal.


QUALIFICATION REQUIRMENTS: A Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field is required by appointment start date. Demonstrated teaching experience, a commitment to teaching excellence as well as experience with appropriate laboratory safety measures and practices are required.


APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Apply online at and Upload the following materials;

* CV (please include awards, grants and other professional development activities)

* Cover Letter (please include a summary of the applicant's qualifications, interests, experience, and suitability for the position as well as a description of the candidate's previous experience or potential to contribute to a culture of diversity and inclusion in the classroom, department, and/or university)

* Names and contact information for three references

* Statement of Teaching Philosophy


APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on November 24, 2019, but the position will remain open until filled. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. For questions about the position, please contact, Charles Grisham, at . For questions about the application process, please contact, Rich Haverstrom, at . For information on the benefits available to members of the academic faculty at UVA, visit UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more please visit For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community please see and The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician's Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


Marilyne Stains

Associate Professor


P 434.243.6430

University of Virginia

Chemistry Physical Life Sciences Building

409 McCormick Road

Charlottesville, VA 22904-4319