Instructor of Chemistry – (Tenure Track)

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION:  Chemistry Department/School of Science, Math and Engineering 

RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Chemistry Department seeks applicants for a full-time tenure track Instructor’s position. Teaching assignments would include lecture and laboratory instruction in General Chemistry and Organic Chemistry courses for both science and non-science majors. The position includes a 15 contact-hour per week teaching load plus a minimum of five office hours per week. In addition, the Instructor will participate in curricula development and review, assessment, laboratory course development and other department and college-wide activities. The Instructor is also expected to keep up with his/her field by actively engaging in professional development.

QUALIFICATIONS:  A candidate for this position must have either (i) a Master’s Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Biochemistry or preferably (ii) a Doctorate or A.B.D. in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Biochemistry. One year of teaching Chemistry at the college level is also required. Familiarity with the use of technology in instruction is a plus. Commitment to excellent teaching and to the goals of a community college is sought. The successful candidate should have a strong desire to interact with a culturally diverse student body.


SALARY & BENEFITS: The starting salary is $57,415 plus excellent benefits.    

TO APPLY: Candidates should submit a letter of application highlighting their appropriateness for the position, a resume, three letters of recommendation and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts to:

Director, Human Resources
Westchester Community College
HR Department, Administration Building – Suite B42
75 Grasslands Road
Valhalla, New York 10595
Fax: (914) 606-7838

Word documents may be emailed to:  The phrase “Instructor of Chemistry” must be included on the envelope or in the email “subject” field.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  Priority will be given to applications received by March 25, 2016.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

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