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Qualified applicants must submit information requested in the job posting. Unless otherwise specified, review of applicants will continue until positions are filled.


Position Description:  Newberry College invites applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position as Assistant Professor of Chemistry beginning in August 2020.  Candidates need to have the education, skills and experience to teach a wide range of courses in Chemistry, such as analytical and physical chemistry.  Preferences given to applicants with experience and/or interest in teaching Forensic Chemistry.  The successful candidate should be able to engage students through personalized pedagogy to be active participants in their learning, help the students build confidence in their intellectual abilities, and develop alternate strategies to help students grasp the material.  Newberry College values innovative pedagogy and active learning activities both in the classroom and the associated laboratory.


Duties and Responsibilities:  The position includes 12 credit hours per semester of chemistry courses (lecture and lab), including General Chemistry (two semester sequence for science majors), and upper level courses.  The successful candidate will be an active member of the campus community which includes being widely available for student help, developing student support programs such as supplemental instruction, and serving on department & institutional committees.  


About Newberry College:  Founded in 1856 by the Lutheran Synod of South Carolina and Adjacent States, the College has maintained its association with the Lutheran Church. Today, Newberry College prepares students in the Lutheran liberal arts tradition through a supportive academic community for lifelong intellectual and personal development, meaningful vocation and engaged citizenship in the global society.


Newberry College is committed to the achievement of academic excellence by students from diverse backgrounds.  We are committed to giving all students opportunities for success through service and personal attention. The successful candidate will have intercultural competence and history of success mentoring students from diverse and underrepresented populations.


Qualifications:  An earned doctorate (PhD) degree in Chemistry. ABD will be considered.


Applications:  Review of applications will begin March 4th and continue until position is filled. Applicants should send a letter of interest and Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, and contact information for three professional references. The successful candidate must submit to a background check and submit all official transcripts before beginning employment.  Electronic application materials should be emailed to Associate Dean, Dr. Christina Wendland ( Please include “Chemistry Faculty” in the subject line.


Or mail hard copies to:


Dr. Christina Wendland

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

Newberry College

2100 College Street

Newberry, SC 29108


These job descriptions reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified and shall not necessarily be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job. Job descriptions do not constitute an employment agreement or contract of employment, expressed or implied. Unless designated in writing and signed by the College President, all College employees are considered to be EMPLOYED AT WILL. Newberry College reserves the right to change, alter and amend job descriptions, functions and duties at the pleasure of the College President or Board of Trustees.

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