Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Hamilton College
commensurate with experience
Sep 11, 2018
Oct 01, 2018
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

The Chemistry Department invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2019. Strong applicants will have expertise to teach Biochemistry, lecture and laboratory, and will bring to the department an area of research in biochemistry or chemical biology. Other teaching responsibilities may include Introductory Chemistry, and/or our junior-level integrated laboratory course. Newly hired faculty teach four courses (usually a combination of lectures and labs) in the first year. In following years, the standard course load per academic year is five courses. The successful candidate will be expected to guide student research during the summer and advise the required Senior Project during the academic year. Strong candidates will have the potential to develop a research program of interest to concentrators in both Chemistry and Biochemistry/Molecular Biology. A Ph.D. and postdoctoral or equivalent experience required. Applicants must demonstrate excellence, or the potential for excellence, in teaching and research with undergraduates. Experience teaching or working with diverse student populations is an asset. Excellent startup support and research space in a state-of-the-art facility will be provided. Further information about the department can be found at Please submit curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial acceptable), statements describing teaching and research interests, and arrange for submission of three letters of recommendation to 53201. Your cover letter and/or teaching statement should address the ways in which you would further the College's goal of building a diverse educational environment. Suggestions for topics to address in your teaching and research statements can be found at Questions may be directed to Karen Brewer, Chair at Review of applications will begin on October 1.

Hamilton ( is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at, as well as additional information at Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.