Shineman Endowed Professor of Analytical Chemistry

SUNY Oswego
Oswego, New York, 13126, United States
Nov 16, 2017
Jan 15, 2018
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State University of New York at Oswego

Shineman Endowed Professor of Analytical Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a Shineman Endowed Professor position.

Posting Date: October 26, 2017

Review Date: Review of applications will begin February 19, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) faculty, visit: or

Date of Appointment: August 2018

Description of Responsibilities: The Shineman Endowed Professor of Analytical Chemistry, at full professor rank, will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in analytical chemistry, general education courses offered in chemistry, and specialty courses in area of expertise. The Endowed Professor will have 12 hours of teaching load and 12 hours of research load per year, with an emphasis on research and grant writing. Will be an active participant in the department's senior capstone research course and must plan for an active research program. A commitment to teaching students from diverse backgrounds, must also desire to sponsor candidates for the Master of Science chemistry degrees.

The Shineman Endowed Professor of Analytical Chemistry will receive an annual research budget as part of endowment.

In addition, this position will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship, commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.

Required Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry and an advanced rank at current institution at time of application. Must plan for an active research program, have a commitment to teaching students from diverse backgrounds as well as have a strong grant writing record.

Preferred Qualifications: Full professor.

To Apply: Submit a cover letter addressing qualifications (research statement, teaching statement, grant records), curriculum vitae/resume, copies of unofficial transcripts for required degree showing degree awarded and date conferred, and contact information for three professional references (only the three referees listed in your Interview Exchange application can be considered and contacted) electronically to:

If you have any questions about the position, please call or e-mail: Fehmi Damkaci, 315-312-3048 or

Official transcripts are required prior to hiring. Files must be complete to be considered.

Description of Department: The Department of Chemistry is an ACS accredited program with an active undergraduate research program and a small master's degree program. The department maintains one of the highest graduation rates of ACS certified degrees in the SUNY system. The department supports undergrad degrees in biochemistry, chemistry, environmental chemistry, geochemistry, a minor in forensic science and an MS Chemistry Masters degree. The department is well equipped for teaching and research. The Chemistry Department moved to a new 250,000 square foot, $118 million science building in August 2013.

Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of "Top Up-and-Coming Schools" in U.S. News “America's Best Colleges” in 2010, a Kiplinger's “Best College Value” for 2015, and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College's success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.

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