Director Alumni Relations and Donor Relations

Teaching Assistant - Department of Chemistry
Date:  08/12/2008

The Department of Chemistry at Colby College is seeking a Teaching Assistant (full-time, ten month, academic year position), starting September 1, 2008 or January 1, 2009.


  • Teach laboratory sections (primarily in organic chemistry and introductory chemistry courses)
  • Prepare laboratory materials for these courses
  • Grade laboratory papers
  • Maintain equipment
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree in chemistry or related field.
  • Graduate study in chemistry or related field.
  • Experience in laboratory teaching and familiarity with computer applications are desirable.

Salary is competitive and dependent on qualifications and experience.

Please submit a resume, transcripts of undergraduate and any graduate study and three letters of recommendation to: 

Professor Thomas W. Shattuck, Chair
Department of Chemistry
5759 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, ME 04901
(207) 859-5759

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