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VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSORS, ROANOKE COLLEGE - Applications are invited for two appointments starting August 2016.  These are full-time positions with benefits.  A Ph. D. in any field of chemistry or biochemistry is required.  Teaching duties will primarily be in general chemistry, non-majors courses (part of the Intellectual Inquiry curriculum), and lower division labs.  The teaching load at Roanoke is a total of three sections (any combination of lectures or labs) per semester.  Excellent teaching and a commitment to liberal learning are expected.  Experience teaching freshman seminar/writing across the curriculum is a plus.  Research with undergraduates is possible but not required.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Two visiting positions are available.  One is a one-year sabbatical replacement.  The other position, which meets an ongoing staffing need, is an initial one-year appointment with two additional one-year re-appointments possible, conditional on performance and the needs of the College.  Applicants who do not indicate otherwise will be considered for both positions.  

A separate contract to teach organic chemistry during a summer session may also be available.  

Our department offers a B.S. in biochemistry and a B.A. and B.S. in chemistry.  To learn about our excellent facilities and ACS- and ASBMB-approved programs, visit http://www.roanoke.edu/inside/a-z_index/chemistry/hiring_2016. Roanoke College is a nationally ranked residential liberal arts college affiliated with the Lutheran Church (ELCA), located in the beautiful Roanoke Valley of Virginia.  A Phi Beta Kappa institution, Roanoke College is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity among its faculty, staff, and students; women and members of under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applications should be complete by January 29, 2016 for full consideration.  Applicants should send (print or electronic) cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and teaching statement.  Applicants should arrange to have three recommendation letters (print or electronic) arrive from the recommender or a reference service not later than January 29.  Send application materials to: Chemistry Search, Roanoke College, 221 College Lane, Salem, VA 24153-3794 or chem_search@roanoke.edu.  Questions about the positions may be directed to Dr. Catherine Sarisky, Chemistry Department Chair, 540-375-2438, sarisky@roanoke.edu.