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

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

Dr. Ruben Savizky
Cooper Union
Department of Chemistry
30 Cooper Square
New York, NY, 10003
Phone: 212-353-4372

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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Adjunct Instructor- Wagner College

Wagner College in Staten Island, NY, is seeking qualified adjunct instructors for organic chemistry lecture and laboratory beginning fall 2019. Candidates must have at least a B.S. in Chemistry and be working towards an advanced degree. Teaching experience is preferred. Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, and two professional references as a single PDF document to

March 25, 2019
Instructor/Assistant Professor in Chemistry - St. Peter's University

The Chemistry Department at Saint Peter's University invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track position at the rank of Instructor/Assistant Professor beginning in fall of 2019. The successful candidate will have excellent teaching and communication skills and be able to teach General Chemistry and Organic Chemistry lecture and laboratory. Primary duties include but are not limited to: teaching four courses per semester, helping develop experiments for the teaching laboratory, student advising, holding regular office hours, and participating and attending college and university events and/or committees. A Masters Degree or preferably a Ph.D. in Chemistry with previous teaching or industry experience is desired.

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November 15, 2018
Part-time faculty - Brooklyn College

The Chemistry Department is hiring part-time faculty for different courses (experience needed) for Spring 2019 and beyond. If interested, please consult details in this link below and apply on line.
Applications will be reviewed until December 9th of 2018. .

November 10, 2018
Inorganic Lecturer position at Queens College (CUNY)

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Queens College of the City University of New York has an opening for a full time substitute lecturer position beginning the fall semester of 2019. The primary responsibility is to teach undergraduate level inorganic chemistry courses. Additional teaching assignments of appropriate subjects and levels will also be given to fulfill the full teaching load of 26 teaching contact hours per year. The appointment will be for one year, and may be renewable for one more year afterwards subject to budget conditions. The department maintains high standards in an ACS-certified chemistry curriculum and is particularly interested in hiring an enthusiastic instructor with a strong commitment to teaching. The position requires a PhD in Chemistry with significant teaching/research experience in Inorganic Chemistry, broadly defined. Anyone interested in this position can initiate the application process by sending a letter of application, CV, and contact information for three references to the chair of the department, Prof. Seogjoo Jang by email to SJANG@QC.CUNY.EDU. The deadline for application is December 14, 2018.

November 9, 2018
Tenure-track Assistant Professor - Adelphi University

The Department of Chemistry invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in physical chemistry to begin Fall 2019. The successful applicant will join an active, engaged, and collegial department. For more information about the ACS-approved chemistry department, visit . The usual teaching load is 18 credits per academic year. Adelphi University is committed to encouraging faculty research by offering opportunities for research reductions and summer grants.

November 8, 2018
Tenure-track Assistant Professor - Bowdoin College

The Bowdoin College Department of Chemistry seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Chemistry beginning Fall 2019. See the flyer for details.

Please visit to apply. Applicants should submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a detailed description of research plans, a statement that describes your teaching philosophy and how your teaching, scholarship, and/or mentorship supports our commitment to diversity and inclusion, and the names and contact information for three references who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation.
October 4, 2018
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
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

Post Date
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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