Assistant Professor - Chemistry

New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 08, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Job # 075582 Job Title Assistant Professor - Chemistry Location SU Campus Pay Range Commensurate w/ Experience FLSA Status Hours

As determined by department chair.

Job Type Full-time Rank Assistant Campus Syracuse, NY Unionized Position Code Not Applicable Job Description

The Department of Chemistry at Syracuse University is seeking applicants for a tenure track assistant professor position in the field of computational chemistry as part of an ambitious Invest Syracuse Cluster Hire Initiative in the broad area of bioinspired science and technology ( As an integral part of this investment, Syracuse University will recruit multiple candidates for faculty positions for a research cluster in the focus area of drug delivery. The candidate will take advantage of the state of the art computational facilities on campus, and complement existing research strengths in both the department and cluster, which include, molecular or atomic level theory and simulations, bioinspired systems and functional materials, self-assembly, peptide and small molecule drug-design, protein-protein interactions, post-translational modification, liquid-liquid phase transitions, drug discovery and medicinal chemistry. The candidate will also be an active participant in the organized research cluster that spans multiple departments in the College of Arts and Sciences and in the College of Engineering and Computer Science. The department and cluster are commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education and seeks candidates that will actively contribute to this mission.

Review of applications will start on March 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Please direct questions to


Ph.D. in Chemistry or related area and relevant postdoctoral experience.

Job Specific Qualifications Responsibilities

Successful candidates are expected to establish an active, externally funded research program and to demonstrate excellence in graduate and undergraduate teaching, particularly in computational chemistry-related chemistry. Successful candidates are expected to be active members of the BioInspired cluster.

Physical Requirements Tools/Equipment Application Instructions

For full consideration candidates must complete an online application and provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a detailed research plan and description of interests, a teaching and diversity statement, and arrange for submission of three professional references.

Review of applications will start on March 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Please direct questions to

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Quick Link Job Posting Date 02/08/2021 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Priority Consideration 03/15/2021 Job Category Faculty Message to Applicants

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