Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biomolecular Science

Potsdam, NY
Feb 07, 2019
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Position Information

Job TitleAssistant Professor of Chemistry & Biomolecular SciencePosting NumberFac 2014000600FLSAExemptLevelFull-time/ Part-timeFull-timeIs this a temporary Position?No Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

This is a full-time tenure track position in the Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Science, with a proposed start in Fall 2019. The position is for an Assistant Professor in the area of biomolecular sciences (broadly defined), including biochemistry, biomaterials, bioorganic, bioanalytical, bioinorganic, and computational biochemistries, and should complement that of current faculty and build on departmental strengths.
The successful candidate is expected to maintain a vigorous, creative, externally funded research program. Funding, scholarship, teaching and service should be at a level comparable to current junior faculty in the Department. External funding should be sufficient to support graduate students, postdoctoral students, etc., as needed to support the research effort.
Primary teaching responsibilities will be in the area of biochemistry, physical, and/or organic chemistry, depending on expertise, and will support the department’s undergraduate, MS and PhD programs in Chemistry and Biomolecular Science. The likely course load will be one undergraduate course and one advanced (graduate) chemistry course per year for the first 2 years, then revert to two undergraduate courses and one advanced (graduate) chemistry course per year thereafter. Teaching would also include mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students in the research environment
The candidate is expected to actively participate on Departmental, school and University committees. The candidate is expected to be a leader in his/her professional community, organizing symposia, reviewing manuscripts and research proposals, and the like.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have a Ph.D. with outstanding research potential.

Preferred Qualifications

Postdoctoral research experience.

Physical Demands

Ability to complete essential classroom functions. Clarkson is committed to complying with the guidelines set forth under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date09/26/2018Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions for this Posting

Clarkson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

All offers of employment are subject to the applicant successfully passing a background check (including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal records).

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  1. Cover Letter
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