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Materials/Biomaterials, Assistant Professor

Albany, NY - Posted on: Thursday 08/25/16


About University at Albany:

Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany's broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,300 students in eight schools and colleges across three campuses.

Located in Albany, New York, New York State's capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.

Job Description:

The Department of Chemistry at the University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY), invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, in the broad area of materials/biomaterials with an emphasis in polymers/biopolymers. Applicants should visit our websiteshttp://www.albany.edu/chemistryhttp://www.albany.edu/lifesciences and http://www.albany.edu/ceas/for additional information about chemistry and life sciences research, as well as the newly established College of Engineering and Applied Science.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach a course in Polymer or Biopolymer Chemistry and participate in the delivery of the undergraduate physical chemistry curriculum.


Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. from an institution accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized accrediting organization
  • Strong productivity
  • Applicant must address in their application their ability to work with a culturally diverse population.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Postdoctoral training
  • Promise as independent externally-funded investigator

Additional Information:

Professional Rank and Salary Range: Assistant Professor

Start Date: September 1, 2017

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To Apply:

Please apply online via http://albany.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=75649

Application Instructions:

Applicants MUST submit the following documents:

  • CV with publications cited in detail; including any past or present grant funding
  • Statement of research interests (max 6 pages)
  • Statement of teaching interests (max 2 pages)
  • 3 or more letters of recommendation*

*Special Note: The letters of recommendation can be emailed as early as possible to the following address: ChemDept@albany.edu

Note: After submitting your CV, the subsequent pages give you instructions for uploading additional documents (i.e. cover letter etc.).

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A review of applications will start on October 10, 2016 and the search will remain open until the position is filled.