Adjunct Lecturer - Chemistry & Biochemistry

SUNY Oneonta
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Oct 31, 2023

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Job Description:

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the State University of New York at Oneonta invites applications for a part-time, non-tenure track position as Adjunct Lecturer . Adjunct instructors primarily teach General Chemistry laboratories. Other teaching assignments are possible based on applicants' expertise and interests.

The Chemistry and Biochemistry Department currently has a cohesive group of 11 full-time faculty members who support approximately 50 chemistry and biochemistry majors and serve about 250 students from other departments each semester. With a training program approved by the American Chemical Society, the Department has several active research programs. To learn more about the University or the Department, please visit or .

Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Teaching General Chemistry I and General Chemistry II laboratories.
  • Holding office hours for students.


  • A master's degree in chemistry or closely related field from an accredited college or university or a bachelor's degree in chemistry or closely related field from an accredited college or university with at least three years of related industry experience (doctoral degree in chemistry, science education or closely related field also considered).
  • A commitment to teaching excellence, student engagement, and student success.
  • A commitment to a welcoming, inclusive campus community.
  • Prior teaching experience is preferred, but all eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

Additional Information:

SUNY Oneonta enrolls about 5,500 students who pursue bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, or certificates, with over 70 academic programs offered. Known as an exemplary residential campus that values inclusion, service and sustainability, SUNY Oneonta is a nurturing community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially, and live purposefully.

The university is located in the City of Oneonta, nestled in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains about a four-hour drive from New York City, Boston, and Philadelphia. With a population just shy of 14,000, Oneonta is one of the 20 Most Picturesque Small Towns in America, according to Microsoft News. The natural beauty of the region is breathtaking year-round. Each season offers outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, boating, swimming, and skiing. Employees give SUNY Oneonta high marks for work/life balance, management, and culture. The university's rating is 4.4, with one recent review noting that the people are what make SUNY Oneonta so special.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the NYS Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at .

SUNY Oneonta values a diverse university community. Please visit our website on diversity at: . Moreover, the university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions:

To apply online go to: . Please upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and copies of transcripts. Contact information for three references must be provided.

The university recruits for applicants interested in adjunct faculty positions on a recurrent basis. Vacancies are determined on a semester-by-semester basis.

For other employment and regional opportunities, please visit our website at: .

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