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Teaching Assistant Professor in Organic Chemistry
George Washington University

Date Posted Sep. 27, 2021
Title Teaching Assistant Professor in Organic Chemistry
University George Washington University
Washington, D.C., United States
Department Chemistry
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Aug. 1, 2022
  • Assistant Professor
  • Chemistry - General
    Chemistry - Organic

The Department of Chemistry at the George Washington University invites applications for a full-time non-tenure accruing special service Teaching Assistant Professor in Organic Chemistry beginning in Fall 2022. The initial appointment will be for three years and may be renewed pending satisfactory performance. The successful candidate is expected (over the course of an academic year) to supervise the instructional Organic Chemistry labs, teach two lecture sections of Organic Chemistry, one lecture section of General Chemistry, one lecture section of Medicinal Chemistry for non-science majors, and hold weekly office hours.

Basic Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. or Doctoral degree in Chemistry or a related field by the date of appointment.

Application Procedure: Please complete an online faculty application at and upload a cover letter, curriculum vita, and a statement of teaching philosophy. The latter should include details of experience or demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring underrepresented students. Recommendations from at least three references should be sent by the references to

Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

You are invited to call and discuss this opportunity at GW or forward this letter or a copy of our ad to someone you know who may be an appropriate candidate. You may reach the department by e-mail at or by calling 202-994-6121.

The Department of Chemistry is strongly committed to fostering excellence through diversity, and enthusiastically welcomes nominations and applications from members of groups that have been, and continue to be, underrepresented in academia. In calling this position to your attention, we are inviting your active participation in sharing this information with prospective applicants by either encouraging an application or sending a nomination to the department. Such individuals may currently be in your organization or elsewhere.

  • The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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Contact Information

  • Chemistry
    George Washington University
    800 22nd Street, NW
    Suite 4000
    Washington, D.C. 20052
  • 202-994-6121


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