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Dr. Joseph M. Serafin
St. John's University
Department of Chemistry
8000 Utopia Avenue
Queens, NY, 11439
Phone: 718-990-5226

Dr. Justyna Widera
Adelphi University
Department of Chemistry
1 South Avenue
Garden City, NY, 11530

Brian Gibney
Brooklyn College
Department of Chemistry
2900 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY, 11210

Mr. Frank Romano
Agilent Technologies, Inc.

Dr. Daniel Amarante
College of Mount Saint Vincent
Division of Natural Sciences
6301 Riverdale Avenue
Riverdale, NY, 10471

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Academic Job Openings

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General Chemistry Lecturer - New York University Tandon School of Engineering

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at NYU Tandon School of Engineering invites applicaitons for the full-time non-tenured, renewable faculty position of General Chemistry Lecturer with a January 1, 2019 start date.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, and three reference. See flyer and apply via the interfolio application website.
September 10, 2018
Assistant Professor of Chemistry - Bryn Mawr College

The Department of Chemistry at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2019 in organic chemistry. The successful candidate will regularly teach in the two-semester organic chemistry sequence and be able to offer advanced courses in their area of specialization, as well as contribute to college-wide initiatives. The candidate will be expected to establish and maintain a program of scholarly research, which involves undergraduate and graduate students. Candidates must have completed all Ph.D. requirements by the start date. Post-doctoral research experience is desirable.

To apply for this position, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a brief research statement (limited to 3 pages) and a teaching philosophy statement by October 1, 2018 to the Chemistry Search Committee via Interfolio at: In addition, arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Chemistry Search Committee. Applications received by October 1, 2018 will receive full consideration.

August 21, 2018
General Chemistry & Organic Chemistry Instructors - Queens College

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Queens College, CUNY is in need of 1-2 part-time instructors for general chemistry lab/recitation and organic chemistry lab during the fall semester in 2018.
Anyone interested in this position is strongly encouraged to send a CV to Prof. Seogjoo Jang along with contact information on 2 references.
The minimum requirement for this position is BA/BS degrees in chemistry or equivalent major, but higher degrees and experience in teaching will be advantageous.

August 6, 2018
Teaching Assistants (General and Organic Chemistry) - Barnard College

Barnard College is looking for 4 teaching assistants for general chemistry and a few teaching assistants for organic 2 in the fall. A description of the job can be found at the link below. Interested students should contact Rachel Austin for more information or for details on how to apply for the positions.

Students with an interest in teaching are encouraged to apply as additional opportunities can be created for teaching development. Students with interests in organic 2 should contact Christian Rojas for more information.

Job description Barnard TAs

August 2, 2018
Laboratory Coordinator - Wagner College

Wagner College, a private comprehensive college with an ACS-approved chemistry major, invites applications for a laboratory coordinator, starting late August, 2018. The successful candidate will act as the chemical hygiene officer, be responsible for maintaining departmental instrumentation, overseeing student help in the labs, and working with the department in developing new laboratories and obtaining new instrumentation as appropriate. In addition, the coordinator will teach 2 laboratory classes each semester. A M.Sc. in chemistry or closely related field is required.

Full details in this flyer.
July 31, 2018
High School Camp Instructor

Farmingdale State College is looking for someone to teach a one-week lab-based class at Farmingdale for high school student camp on August 13 to August 17. The camp has fifteen students who are on an honors track and will be taking chemistry in the fall. There are labs already set, or the instructor could suggest new labs. The pay is $1500 for the week and the hours are 9:30 – 3:30. The person would be teaching in the lecture in the morning, and doing the labs in the afternoon, with lunch provided. They had a person all ready to go, but she had a personal emergency, so they are looking right now for someone to lead the program. If you are interested, please contact from Risa Stein at
July 30, 2018
Lecturer - Physical Chemistry - Fordham

Lecturer - Physical Chemistry - Fordham University Position Description The Department of Chemistry, Fordham University (Bronx, NY), invites applications for a one-year full time non-tenure-track Lecturer position beginning Fall 2018. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate Physical Chemistry lecture and laboratory courses. The position also involves some General Chemistry instructional laboratory duties. The department offers an ACS-approved B.S. degree.


Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry is required. Prior teaching experience is welcome.

Application Instructions

Application materials must be submitted online to and include a CV, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and a minimum of two references. Official transcripts will be required for the final candidate. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will be ongoing until the position is filled. For further information regarding the position, contact

Women and persons from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Fordham is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes applications from all backgrounds. Fordham is an equal opportunity employer.

July 25, 2018
Organic Chemistry Adjunct Instructors, Brooklyn College

Department of Chemistry at Brooklyn College is looking for adjunct (part-time) instructors to teach Organic Chemistry recitations and labs for Fall 2018.
For additional information please contact Prof. Maria Contel or Prof. Maggie Ciszkowska .

June 20, 2018

Other Openings

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Intern/Co-Op Position - Advanced Biotech, Inc. - Totowa, NJ

Part time Intern/Coop position available for fall 2018 and possibly beyond, with specialty organics material supplier to the flavor and fragrance industry. Qualifications: 2nd, 3rd or 4th year science major, preferably in chemistry with course completions in organic and analytical chemistry. Duties to include clerical assistance with specifications, certificates of analysis, sds, sample preparation, refractive index & specific gravity measurements, titrations, organoleptic evaluation and opportunity for gc analysis.
Contact Sidney Arfa, Manager QA/QC.

Salary range: $12-13/hour.
August 6, 2018

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