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Rutgers University Newark
Newark, New Jersey
Closing date
Oct 17, 2023

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Field of specialization
Work Function
Research-Basic, Teaching-Graduate, Teaching-Undergraduate
Job Type
Full time


The Department of Chemistry at Rutgers University-Newark invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position in the area of Organic Chemistry to start September 2024. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a vigorous, externally funded research program, to teach undergraduate organic chemistry, and to expand the diversity of our graduate (Ph.D. and M.S.) course offerings.  Competitive start-up funds commensurate with the needs of the specific area will be provided. A Ph.D. in chemistry, at least two years of postdoctoral experience and an outstanding record of research accomplishments are required.  

Applicants should submit:   

  • a cover letter 
  • a curriculum vitae 
  • a research plan describing 3 distinct projects (maximum 10 pages total) 
  • a one-page statement of teaching experience and interests 
  • the names of at least three scientists familiar with your research achievements and teaching potential who will provide confidential letters of recommendation 

For full details of the position and to apply, visit: 

Review of applications will commence on 10/15/2023 and will continue on a rolling basis; early application is encouraged. 

The Rutgers-Newark Chemistry Department ( places a strong emphasis on excellence in research, and is enjoying a period of dynamic growth with new faculty hires and the addition of research space and state of the art facilities. The collegial atmosphere of the department promotes collaborations and joint projects.  The Department maintains a vibrant, highly interdisciplinary graduate program and is exceptionally well equipped for its size. Among others, it houses three multinuclear NMR spectrometers (500 MHz and 600 MHz; including solid state capability); brand-new Rigaku single crystal and powder X-ray diffractometers; three mass spectrometers (including a brand-new Orbitrap HRMS with ESI, APCI, and DART capabilities); optical spectroscopy equipment (including ultrafast transient absorption, circular dichroism, and time-resolved fluorescence systems); scanning-electron, Raman, infrared, and multi-mode scanning probe microscopes; and a large array of polymer and nanomaterials characterization tools (GPC, light scattering, DSC, TGA, rheometer, DMA). Extensive additional shared experimental and high-performance computing resources are available within the Rutgers University system. 

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: 






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