Laboratory Instructor in Chemistry

Position Summary

The Department of Chemistry at Gettysburg College invites applications for laboratory instructors in General Chemistry. Successful candidates will teach our introductory, undergraduate chemistry laboratories: Chemistry 107 and Chemistry 108. Responsibilities include giving brief pre-lab lectures, grading quizzes and experimental write-ups, supporting students as they complete the experiments and analyze their data, working with undergraduate teaching assistants, and communicating with faculty members teaching the lecture sections of Chemistry 107 and 108.


Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or a closely allied field. College-level teaching experience is preferred.

Application Details

Please submit your application electronically to Prof. Tim Funk at Include a cover letter which addresses your teaching and professional experience and a curriculum vitae, which includes current email addresses and phone numbers for at least two professional references. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue to be reviewed until the positions are filled. Inquiries can be addressed to Prof. Tim Funk at

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