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St. John's University

Location: JamaicaNY 11439 Document ID: AB375-4HWE Posted on: 2018-02-0902/09/2018 Job Type: Full-time

Job Schedule:Full-time

Assistant Professor - Analytical Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry in St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at St. John's University (Queens, New York) is seeking applicants for a full-time tenure track faculty member in the field of analytical chemistry at the rank of assistant professor, to begin in fall 2018.

St. John's University ( www.stjohns.edu ), founded in 1870, is a Catholic and Vincentian university that prepares students for personal and professional success in today's global society. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University's outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. Our quality springs from an institutional vision of excellence and service. Students come from nearly 50 states and 127 countries to pursue more than 100 associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in the arts, humanities, business, education, law, pharmacy, the sciences, and specialized professional programs. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations. St. John's has three New York City campuses; a Graduate Center in Hauppauge, NY; international campuses in Rome, Italy, and Paris, France; and study abroad locations in Seville, Spain, and around the world. The University's Division I athletic program offers 17 men's and women's programs in the Big East Conference.

St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is the cornerstone and oldest division of St. John's University. The College offers three undergraduate degrees: the Bachelor of Arts, the Bachelor of Science and the Bachelor of Fine Arts. Although the College has always emphasized the liberal arts tradition, we offer more than thirty majors and forty minors in the arts and sciences, business, and education. The college's graduate division provides numerous programs leading to master's and doctorate degrees. St. John's College serves approximately 3300 undergraduate and graduate students. Faculty in the College also teach the majority of courses in the University's core curriculum whose courses are taken by every St. John's University undergraduate student regardless of college/school or major. For additional information, please visit http://www.stjohns.edu/academics/schools-and-colleges/st-johns-college-liberal-arts-and-sciences .

The Department of Chemistry offers a B.S. and an M.S. program; we have twelve tenure and tenure track faculty members and we graduate about twenty B.S. chemistry majors per year. The department is well equipped with modern instrumentation, including a 400 MHz NMR, ICP, GC-MS, GC, UV-vis, fluorescence, HPCL, and FTIR instruments. More information about the Department can be found at


Applicants should have a Ph.D. in analytical chemistry or a closely related field (post-doctoral experience preferred) and be committed to excellence in teaching. The development of a research program involving undergraduate and master's degree students is expected and strongly supported. Applications from and nominations of women and minority candidates are highly encouraged.

Please submit your letter of application, CV, research plans, and teaching philosophy online and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to:

Dr. Alison Hyslop, Chair

Department of Chemistry

St. John's University

Queens, NY 11439


Review of applications will begin October 1, and will be accepted until the position is filled.

I understand that any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John's University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.

St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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