Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Job Code 503IHE

Location
Wayne, Passaic County
Posted
Jul 21, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
William Paterson University is a public institution of higher learning. The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs which range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 11, 500 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370 acres suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City. William Paterson University seeks applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning January, 2015. A Ph.D. in Organic chemistry or closely related field is required. Applications from all areas of organic chemistry will be considered but research experience in areas such as organic synthesis, catalysis, bioorganic chemistry, green chemistry, bio-nanochemistry and materials chemistry is preferred. A strong commitment to teaching and establishing a vigorous research program involving undergraduates is required. Startup funds and release time for research are available. The department is very well equipped with modern instrumentation including 400 MHZ NMR (solid and diffusion), HPLC-UPLC, GPC, GCMS, MALDI-TOFF, FT-IR’s, UV-Vis (solid and liquid), AFM. Imaging facilities (TEM and SEM) are also available for teaching and research. Candidates should submit a letter of application addressing teaching interests and philosophy; a current curriculum vitae; graduate and undergraduate transcripts; a statement of research plans with plans to involve undergraduates in research; and the names and contact information for three professional references to Prof. Bhanu P. S. Chauhan, Department Chair, Science Hall 4064, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ 07470. Electronic version of applications can be submitted at orgchemsearch@wpunj.edu. Please reference Job Code in letter of application. Additional information about the University and department can be found at www.wpunj.edu. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.