Job Details

Adelphi University
  • Position Number: 5119440
  • Location: Garden City, NY
  • Position Type: Science - Chemistry

Assistant Teaching Professor - Chemistry

Department of Chemistry

College of Arts and Sciences


Adelphi University invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor position in chemistry (three-year renewable contract, non-tenure track) beginning August 2024. A Ph.D. in chemistry, or a closely-related, chemistry-intensive field is strongly preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to teach general chemistry lecture and lab and be the general chemistry lab coordinator. The candidate may also occasionally teach our physiological chemistry course for nursing majors or other chemistry courses as needed. Our new colleague will be joining an ACS-approved program where undergraduate research is embedded into our culture. We are especially interested in candidates from historically underrepresented communities and candidates who can help the department make the educational experience more inclusive for our diverse student populations

  1. The teaching load is 24-credits (4/4). Our new colleague will teach undergraduate courses including lectures and laboratories.
  2. The primary teaching assignment will be general chemistry lecture and lab. Other teaching responsibilities may include physiological chemistry (chemistry for nurses) or special topics courses related to their field.
  3. Beginning in their second year, our new colleague will be expected to become the course coordinator for the general chemistry lab, providing leadership to the other full-time and part-time faculty teaching lab sections.
  4. The successful candidate will contribute to service duties within the department, college, university, and at professional levels; engage in the mentoring and advising of chemistry and biochemistry majors and minors; participate in monthly department meetings, attend our weekly chemistry seminar along with the rest of our faculty members and majors; and collaborate with other faculty across the STEM disciplines.

  1. Candidates should have earned a Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry, or a closely-related, chemistry-intensive field. Additional teaching experience is also highly preferred.
  2. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to the University's goal of improving higher education for diverse and underrepresented students. We have a strong interest in ensuring that all candidates hired for faculty appointments share our commitment to educational access, equity, excellence, and diversity.

  1. Interested candidates should submit the following materials online at: a letter of application, resume/curriculum vitae, a two-page statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of commitment to diversity goals (2 page maximum), and a copy of graduate transcript (official transcript required at time of appointment).
  2. Please be prepared to provide the names and email addresses of three people willing to write you an academic letter of reference, when completing the online faculty application. For matters other than the submission of materials, inquiries may be directed to Dr. Brian Stockman, Professor of Chemistry, Chair of the Search Committee, at
  3. Review of applications will begin March 29 and continue until the position is filled. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. The position is subject to final approval by the Board of Trustees.


In compliance with New York's Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary for this position is $75,000-78,000. Adelphi University considers factors such as departmental budgets, scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer. The above hiring value represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the compensation at the time of posting. An annual base salary higher than the range may be warranted in circumstances where a candidate has demonstrable equivalent prior higher education experience at another University.

Adelphi University provides a comprehensive benefit package for faculty and staff employees. For a list of benefits provided to employees, please click here.


The College of Arts and Sciences at Adelphi University is a community of educators, learners, and citizens firmly committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that these principles enrich our entire community, foster healthy discussions, improve decision-making, and enhance the educational environment and outcomes of our students. We support initiatives, activities, discussions, and practices that uphold the equitable treatment of all members of our community and strengthen their sense of belonging at Adelphi. We relentlessly strive to become a model for a socially just and inclusive institution.


Adelphi University, New York, is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected research and teaching university dedicated to transforming students' lives through small classes with world-class faculty, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support academic and career success. Adelphi is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to building a diverse workforce that strongly encourages applications from women, under-represented groups, members of the LGBTQ community, people with disabilities and veterans. Adelphi offers exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training, with particular strength in our Core Four-Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Recognized as a Best College by U.S. News & World Report, Adelphi is Long Island's oldest private coeducational university, serving more than 8,100 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, at learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online. The University offers students more than 50 undergraduate majors and 70 graduate programs in the liberal arts, the sciences and professional training. With powerful partnerships throughout the New York area, more than 115,000 graduates across the country, a growing enrollment of students from 41 states and 58 countries, and rising rankings from top publications and organizations, Adelphi is a dynamic community that plays a leadership role on Long Island and in the region. For additional information about Adelphi University and the Department of Chemistry please visit our website:

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