Visiting Lecturer

The Department of Chemistry at Connecticut College invites applications for a full-time visiting position at the rank of lecturer for the academic year 2023-2024, with the possibility of renewal for an additional year. The successful candidate will teach lab sections for biochemistry, and organic or general chemistry. Some lab sections are taught in the evening.  Other responsibilities include lab set-up and some shared responsibilities for purchasing and overseeing department chemicals and supplies. The teaching load for a visiting lecturer is 3/3, with no expectation of research. This is a benefits eligible position.

The department offers ACS-certified majors in chemistry and biochemistry, as well as an interdisciplinary major in biochemistry, cellular and molecular biology. The College seeks outstanding teachers who are committed to student learning and will effectively engage students in both group and one-on-one instruction. MS degree or higher in chemistry or biochemistry is required and teaching experience at the undergraduate level is strongly preferred.       

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and three recent letters of recommendation to Interfolio: Review of applications will begin on March 1 and continue until the position is filled. Questions may be addressed to Tanya Schneider, chair of the Chemistry Department, at

Connecticut College is a private, highly selective institution with a demonstrated commitment to outstanding faculty teaching and research. Recognizing that intellectual vitality and diversity are inseparable, the College has embarked on a significantly successful initiative to diversify its faculty, student body, and curriculum. The College seeks creative scholars excited about working in a liberal arts setting, with its strong focus on engaged teaching, participation in shared governance, and active involvement in an institution-wide advancement of diversity. We encourage applications from candidates who share this understanding of the faculty role and will contribute to the diversity of our college community, including members of historically underrepresented groups. AA/EEO

Connecticut College requires employees to be fully vaccinated and have received a booster for COVID-19 and new employees must present their COVID-19 vaccination record to Human Resources prior to the first day of employment. Individuals who have a medical condition or sincerely held religious beliefs that prevent them from getting the vaccine may confidentially request an exemption through the office of Human Resources. Additional COVID-19 safety protocols such as participation in weekly testing may be required of faculty, staff and students who have approved vaccine exemptions. 

Currently, the College is not sponsoring visas for this position.