Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Tenure Track

Canton, New York (US)
Competitive Salary and Comprehensive Benefits Package
October 09 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

St. Lawrence University is searching for an individual with a Ph.D. in chemistry or environmental chemistry (strong ABD candidates may also be considered) for a full-time tenure-track position. The successful candidate will be expected to teach environmental chemistry for both majors and non-majors and participate in the teaching of general chemistry and associated laboratory. The department teaches several small sections of general chemistry with an activity-rich, student-centered curriculum.

We welcome applications from candidates who bring diverse cultural, ethnic and national perspectives to their teaching, scholarship and/or service.

St. Lawrence University expects and is supportive of faculty mentored undergraduate research as a critical element of a liberal arts science education. The candidate will be expected to establish a productive research program to which undergraduates actively contribute. All chemistry majors participate in a senior research project. The department houses an impressive array of instrumental, microscopic and computational resources for the support of teaching and research. St. Lawrence University has a nationally recognized First Year Program ( to which the successful candidate could also contribute. Details and additional information are available at our web site (

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in chemistry or environmental chemistry (strong ABD candidates may also be considered).

Interested applicants must apply online at uploading all required materials which are defined in the “special instructions to applicant” section.  All complete applications submitted by October 31, 2018 will be given full consideration. Applications submitted after this date will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. Please direct any questions or queries to Professor Nadia Marano at

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

Located at 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY, St. Lawrence University is a coeducational, private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,400 students from more than 40 states and 40 nations. The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity and the planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global.

The University is committed to and seeks diversity among its faculty, staff and students. Such a commitment ensures an atmosphere that is diverse and complex in ways that are intellectually and socially enriching for the entire campus community. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups, as well as from individuals with experience teaching or working in a multicultural environment, are encouraged. St. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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