Faculty Positions in Chemistry, Physics and Physical Chemistry

Old Westbury, New York
SUNY Old Westbury offers excellent benefits along with a competitive salary.
Sep 14, 2018
Oct 14, 2018
Field of specialization
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Chemistry and Physics at the State University of New York at Old Westbury invites applications for the following positions:

  • Assistant Professor (tenure-track) Chemistry or Physics – to begin Fall 2019
  • Assistant Professor (tenure-track) Physical Chemistry – to begin Fall 2019

Responsibilities include teaching courses in chemistry, physical chemistry, physics and other courses in the candidate’s area of expertise.  Candidates are expected to develop a strong undergraduate research program and excel at teaching.  Grant writing is expected.  The College offers ACS certified bachelor’s degrees in Chemistry and Biochemistry. 

Located on a 604-acre campus on Long Island, Nassau County about 22 miles from New York City, SUNY Old Westbury enrolls 4,500 students, including 200 graduate students.  For more details about the SUNY Old Westbury, please refer to our website at https://www.oldwestbury.edu.  SUNY Old Westbury offers excellent benefits along with a competitive salary. 

The complete vacancy announcements are available at: https://oldwestbury.interviewexchange.com

Application Information:

Please submit the following at https://oldwestbury.interviewexchange.com:

  1. letter of application
  2. curriculum vitae
  3. statement of teaching philosophy
  4. description of research interest and plans
  5. contact information (name, email address and telephone number) for three (3) references

Only applications submitted online will be considered.


VISA sponsorship is not available for this position.

We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

Additional Information:

The successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

The State University of New York at Old Westbury is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The Annual Security and Fire Report is filed as required by federal law.  The purpose of this report is to provide faculty, staff and students with campus safety information, including crime statistics and safety policies and procedures.  The report contains information regarding security and personal safety, including topics such as crime prevention, fire safety, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus.  The report also contains information about crime statistics for the previous three calendar years.  You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the University Police Department (516) 876-3333 or by downloading a copy.

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 Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov. 

Position Type:  Faculty

Official Budget Title:  Assistant Professor (10 months)

Campus Title:  Assistant Professor

Department:  Chemistry and Physics

FTE:  Full-time

Negotiating Unit:  UUP

Salary Grade:  NSA5

FLSA Status:  Exempt

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