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Assistant Professor in Synthetic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, NYU Faculty of Arts and Science

New York University Faculty of Arts and Science
New York City, New York
Closing date
Nov 6, 2022

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Assistant Professor in Synthetic Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
New York University Faculty of Arts and Science

The Department of Chemistry at New York University (NYU) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in synthetic chemistry with a focus in organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, or chemical biology. The successful applicant is anticipated to be appointed as Assistant Professor. Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in chemistry or related field and demonstrate the potential to do pioneering research and teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Department of Chemistry is continuing a significant growth plan, including the creation of the Biomedical Chemistry Institute, the Molecular Design Institute, and the addition of numerous senior and junior faculty members. The Department has also embarked on an exciting new Chemical Biology Initiative that includes the addition of more than 60,000 square feet of new research space.  Interested faculty are able to participate in significant interdisciplinary programs within the Washington Square campus, as well as with NYU’s engineering and medical schools, and scholarly activities at its campuses in Shanghai and Abu Dhabi.

Candidates should submit a curriculum vita, a detailed description of research plans and interests, and a statement of teaching experience and interests. Because diversity and inclusion are an important part of the NYU mission, we request that you include a paragraph in your cover letter telling us how diversity and inclusion figure into your past, present, and future teaching, research, and community engagement (additional information can be found here

The application should also include three letters of recommendation. The deadline for receipt of applications is October 15, 2022, and review of completed applications will begin at that time.  The earliest anticipated start date is September 1, 2023 pending budgetary and administrative approval. Please submit applications through the following link Questions about this position can be sent by Email to:

The Faculty of Arts and Science at NYU is at the heart of a leading research university that spans the globe. We seek scholars of the highest caliber who embody the diversity of the United States as well as the global society in which we live. We strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected basis. NYU affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach. To learn more about the FAS commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion, please read here. (

EOE/Affirmative Action/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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