Environmental Studies Program - International Environmental Policy/Politics

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
E-mail: twshattu@colby.edu

Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate in its educational programs or employment on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or military or veteran’s status. Colby is an equal opportunity employer and operates in accordance with federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college.

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