Chemical Hygiene and Instrumentation Officer & Natural Sciences Instructor


  • Position: Staff
  • Expiration Date: 2014-08-12


Maryville College, a selective four-year liberal arts college, invites applications for a full-time staff position in chemistry. The M.S. in chemistry or a closely related discipline is preferred; bachelor’s degree is required. The ideal candidate will have experience with a wide range of chemistry instrumentation, including GC, GC/MS, HPLC, FT-IR, and/or NMR.  Routine maintenance and repair of scientific instruments is the primary responsibility of this position. This position will also serve as the Chemical Hygiene Officer for the Natural Sciences Division and campus at large, and training will be provided upon employment, if needed. Teaching responsibilities in instrumental and analytical chemistry are possible with this position. Assistance with the preparation and delivery of introductory science labs will also be expected.

Founded in 1819, Maryville College is one of the oldest baccalaureate-granting institutions of higher learning in the South. Consistently ranked in the top tier of Southern colleges in national magazines in recent years, the College is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church, USA and appears on the John Templeton Foundation’s guide to “Colleges that Encourage Character Development.” The curriculum is notable for its strong liberal arts core program and the two semesters of Senior Study research required of all students. The student body, numbering 1100, is drawn from the Southeast, Middle Atlantic States and the Midwest. Located in Maryville, Tennessee, Maryville College is ideally situated between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Knoxville, the state’s third largest city, as well as within minutes of the major research facilities of Oak Ridge Associated Universities (MC holds associate membership), the University of Tennessee, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Applications will be received until the position is successfully filled. Application review begins July 15. Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae (including instrumentation experience), graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference (two of which fully address teaching experience or potential) to Complete the online employment application at, and include job requisition number 1431 on the application.

   Maryville College is an equal opportunity employer, and specifically invites applications

from minorities.