Assistant Professor Chemistry - Physical and Life Sciences

Alfred, NY
Dec 31, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Category:: Faculty
Department:: Physical and Life Sciences
Locations:: Alfred, NY
Posted:: Dec 21, 2018
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full-time

About Alfred State College:

Nestled in a beautiful valley in the Southern Tier of New York, Alfred State has a long tradition of drawing the best faculty and staff from every field. This College of Technology offers outstanding opportunities in more than 70 majors, where project-based learning, sustainability, and civic engagement are cornerstones of the curricula. When students work on real-world problems, they learn how to think, not what to think, and they learn how to be involved in their community. That is why Alfred State graduates have a 99 percent employment and transfer rate.

Our faculty is dedicated to teaching and the academic success of our students. Alfred State seeks educators who are student-centered and engage in the life of the College. Our tenure process emphasizes teaching and university service with a more flexible approach to scholarship and professional growth.

Job Description:

Teaching assignment will include instruction at the associate and baccalaureate levels in organic and general chemistry to include lecture and laboratory sections. Additional duties within the Physical and Life Sciences department will include student recruitment, student advisement, curriculum/course development and college/department service.



Ph.D. in Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, or related field required. Documented teaching experience in both lecture and laboratory settings required. A diverse background, including practical experience in the disciplines of general, organic, and/or inorganic chemistry is preferred. Evidence of teaching excellence and a commitment to active-learning and student engagement is preferred. Experience with the operation of chemical instrumentation including the gas chromatograph, mass spectrometer, and infrared spectrometer is desirable.

Additional Information:

Pursuant to University policy, Alfred State College is committed to ensuring equal employment, education opportunity, and equal access to services, programs, and activities without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, gender characteristics, marital status, veteran status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or ex-offender status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the University community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely based upon a protected characteristic.

All applicants are subject to a criminal, employment, and educational background check.

Applicants interested in positions may access the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for the College at Crime statistics are reported in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Applicants may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the SUNY Alfred State College University Police Department at 607-587-3999.

Application Instructions:

All applicants must upload a cover letter and resume.


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