Organic Chemist/Assistant Professor

Montclair, NJ
Aug 25, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Montclair State is New Jersey's second largest university. It offers the advantages of a large university - a broad undergraduate curriculum with a global focus, a wide variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level, and a diverse faculty and student body - combined with a small college's attention to students.

Posting Date August 24, 2017

Position Title Organic Chemist/Assistant Professor

Vacancy # V-F21

Department Chemistry and Biochemistry

Division Academic Affairs

Job Description


The Department is searching for an organic chemist, and applicants with experience in polymer chemistry are especially encouraged to apply. This is a full-time, tenure track position. The candidate must have a PhD in Organic Chemistry, significant research experience and a strong commitment to teaching. The applicant is expected to assume an active role in curricular and program development for the department, play a significant role in department service and contribute to the College of Science and Mathematics and University community. The primary teaching responsibilities will be in Organic Chemistry as well as in graduate level courses and advanced courses in the candidate's area of expertise. It is expected that a strong, externally funded research program will be developed that includes both undergraduate and graduate students and that leads to peer-reviewed, scholarly publications.

Qualifications & Requirements

A Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, postdoctoral experience or significant research experience and a strong commitment to teaching.

Send cover letter and resume to
(include vacancy # if above)

Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and a description of research interests and plans as a single pdf file to

Arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent directly to Dr. Johannes Schelvis at .

Dr. Johannes Schelvis
Chair, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Montclair State University
Box C316-V-F21
Montclair, NJ 07043

Apply By: November 15th, 2017

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