Chemistry Faculty

Job description

SUNY Sullivan is now accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty member to teach Chemistry during the 2018-2019 academic year.  Professionals with the minimum of a Master’s degree (Ph.D. preferred) and the additional ability to teach in other science disciplines, including math is desired. 

SUNY Sullivan is a principal employer in the Catskill region that seeks to invest in its employees by insuring a well-rounded work/life balance for its employees.  Employee benefits, sometimes called fringe benefits, are indirect forms of compensation provided to our employees as part of furthering the employment relationship.  We do more than offer a “fair day's pay.” In addition to a comprehensive salary, generous insurance benefit programs and broad benefit time policies are available.

As a benefit of being a union member of the Professional Staff Associate, the incumbent will be granted annually 12 sick days and 5 personal days.  In addition to statutory considerations, the incumbent will also be eligible to participate in:

  • Cost efficient health insurance plan – NYSHIP Empire PPO
  • Health Insurance Buyback, if the incumbent has other health insurance coverage,
  • Retirement options with NYS defined benefit entities and/or Optional Retirement Plans,
  • Supplemental retirement annuities,
  • College-sponsored life and accidental death insurance equivalent to the employee’s annual salary,
  • Delta Dental insurance,
  • Guardian Vision insurance,
  • College-sponsored Long-term disability coverage,
  • Optional short-term disability, cancer or accident insurances,
  • Tuition reimbursement,
  • Section 125 Cafeteria Plan - flexible spending for medical and dependent care and
  • Access to credit unions.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a willingness and ability to work cooperatively on matters regarding course offerings, programs and other activities, including recruitment that would promote the college’s science programs.  Prior experience teaching at the Community College level is desirable. 


  • A Master’s degree in chemistry is required (Ph.D. preferred). 
  • Candidates must be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching and
  • Possess the ability to effectively interact with a diverse student population.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach 16 contact hours of introductory undergraduate science courses, as well as potential additional courses related to the applicant’s area of professional expertise.
  • Hold appropriate office hours.
  • Take part, as needed, in typical activities of a full-time faculty member, including the following:  advising/mentoring students, developing curriculum, recruiting students, and attending division and faculty meetings.

The hiring range for this position is commensurate with faculty ranking.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, however, review of resumes is scheduled to begin immediately, in anticipation of a Fall 2018 semester appointment.  Please forward your cover letter and CV, teaching philosophy and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three (3) professional references.  Please indicate in your cover letter where you learned of this this employment opportunity.

Preference will be given to those candidates who exhibit a strong record of undergraduate teaching; excellent communication skills; and who demonstrate a willingness to support college commitments to a diverse student population by participating in student mentoring, online and/or evening teaching assignments and collaborative partnerships with faculty and support services.

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Job No:
Posted: 3/17/2018
Application Due: 5/16/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Salary commensurate with Faculty rank.