Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry

Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY

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Assistant Professor of Organic ChemistrySchool/Division:College of Liberal Arts and SciencesOffice:Department of ChemistryFull-Time or Part-Time:Full-TimeAbout HofstraHofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.Description:The Chemistry Department at Hofstra University ( invites applications for an anticipated tenure-track position in Organic Chemistry beginning September 1, 2022. Any field of organic chemistry will be considered. Position includes teaching Organic Chemistry lecture(s) and lab as well as other advanced chemistry courses in area of expertise. A typical teaching load alternates between 2 and 3 courses per semester. The Chemistry Department serves only undergraduate students. Classes for majors are small, students are motivated, and there are opportunities for collaboration with colleagues and students. Successful candidates will demonstrate the potential to establish a vibrant research program centered on undergraduates and seek grant funding. Experience advising and mentoring individuals from groups underrepresented in higher education is highly desirable. The Chemistry Department offers undergraduate degrees in Biochemistry, Chemistry, and Forensic Science. Competitive salary; excellent benefits; good research and sabbatical support; and collegial atmosphere.

Qualifications:A Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry or related field is required by time of employment.
Applications received by October 15, 2021 will receive full consideration. Interviews may take place before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date.
Application Instructions:Please submit the following in one PDF file and emailed to: [email protected]

•a cover letter outlining your qualifications and why you are interested in this position,
•a current curriculum vitae,
•a statement of teaching philosophy which includes your goals, ideas about pedagogical approaches, reflections on teaching or mentoring experience for undergraduate students,
•a detailed description of research plans that specifically addresses undergraduate student involvement and potential funding opportunities,
•a statement on how you will contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within the department, describing your plan to incorporate DEI into your teaching, mentorship, and service,
•unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts.

Arrange for three letters of recommendation addressed to Dr. William F. Nirode, Chair, Chemistry Department, and emailed to [email protected] At least one reference should speak to your teaching abilities in a classroom and laboratory setting.

Questions about the position, department or university may be emailed to [email protected]Voluntary Self-IdentificationAll applicants are invited to complete the three (3) voluntary self-identification formsDeadline:Open until filledDate Posted: 09/14/2021Posting Number: 222050


Working at Hofstra University

Hofstra University is a dynamic private university where students will benefit from large-university resources and thrive within a small college atmosphere.  At Hofstra, students can choose from 155 undergraduate and 170 graduate program options within the Frank G. Zarb School of Business; Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs; School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts; School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Hofstra University and Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies at Hofstra University; Hofstra University Continuing Education; Honors College; Lawrence Herbert School of Communication; Maurice A. Deane School of Law; School of Education; School of Engineering and Applied Science; and School of Health Professions and Human Services. Students also benefit from small classes (student-to-faculty ratio of 13-to-1 and an average undergraduate class size of just 21 students), flexible schedules, and close proximity to the cultural and networking aspects of New York City.

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