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Assistant Professor, Biochemistry

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Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Application materials received by November 15 will be guaranteed full consideration. Please include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, teaching philosophy (2 pages maximum), a plan to conduct research at SUNY Plattsburgh (2 pages maximum), and unofficial transcripts. Additional information may be requested at a later step in the process. Official transcripts from an accredited institution will be required prior to employment.

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Position Details

Search Number PJ # 6570
Title Assistant Professor, Biochemistry
Category Academic
Department Chemistry
Position Summary

The Department of Chemistry at the State University of New York College at Plattsburgh invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Biochemistry to begin Fall 2018. The successful candidate will be committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service in an institution dedicated primarily to undergraduate education. It will be expected that the person appointed to this role will demonstrate an understanding of and sensitivity to diversity and gender issues, as SUNY Plattsburgh is committed to ensuring that its graduates are educated to succeed in an increasingly complex, multicultural, and interdependent world.

Examples of Duties & Responsibilities:

Contribution to the department in the form of teaching undergraduate courses in Biochemistry, Physical Biochemistry, and General Chemistry, including the respective laboratory sections. Additional responsibilities include scholarly work, student advisement, and service to the department and college. The successful candidate may be asked to teach courses in a distance learning format.

Required Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Biochemistry or related field at the time of appointment. Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is also required. The successful candidate will have demonstrated an ability to work effectively and collegially with faculty, staff, and administrators.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to applicants with experience in teaching Biochemistry and General Chemistry, postdoctoral experience, and the potential to seek extramural funds to support publication-quality research with undergraduates in Biochemistry or related fields.

Salary $52,000 minimum, plus excellent benefits.
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
To receive full consideration, supply all requested documents by: 11/15/2017
Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Application materials received by November 15 will be guaranteed full consideration. Please include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, teaching philosophy (2 pages maximum), a plan to conduct research at SUNY Plattsburgh (2 pages maximum), and unofficial transcripts. Additional information may be requested at a later step in the process. Official transcripts from an accredited institution will be required prior to employment.

EEO Statement

SUNY Plattsburgh is an equal opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity. As an equal opportunity employer and a government contractor subject to VEVRAA, SUNY Plattsburgh complies with hiring regulations regarding sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, age and veteran status.

Pay Equity Statement

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

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * Are you currently employed by SUNY College at Plattsburgh?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you learn about this position?
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  3. Please specify source.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Contact Information for three references
  5. Transcripts
  6. Other Document 1
  7. Other Document 2