Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Title: Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Date: October 8, 2014
Department: Chemistry

Bridgewater College seeks an Assistant Professor of Chemistry, specializing in physical chemistry, for a tenure-track position to begin August, 2015. 


The successful candidate will be expected to teach lecture and laboratories in general and physical chemistry, as well as participating in undergraduate research.


A commitment to the liberal arts mission and teaching excellence is essential, as is participation in our first-year seminar program. A candidate with 1-5 years of experience at the undergraduate level is preferred. A Ph.D. in chemistry is required by the date of appointment.

General Information

Bridgewater offers bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees in more than 60 majors and minors, along with multiple areas of emphasis and concentrations, pre-professional programs such as medicine and law, dual degree programs and teacher certification. The College is a member of NCAA Division III and the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, with 22 intercollegiate athletic teams. The vibrant 300-acre residential campus includes an equestrian center and is located in the town of Bridgewater, Virginia, near the city of Harrisonburg in the center of the Shenandoah Valley. An excellent school system, healthy business environment, numerous arts and cultural events, the state's lowest crime rate, and a variety of outdoor opportunities and historic attractions draw many to the region.

For Additional Information

Contact Dr. Ken Overway, Department Chair at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Please complete our online application and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, sample syllabi, evidence of teaching effectiveness, three letters of recommendation and graduate transcripts.


Review of applications will begin on October 20, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

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