St. Lawrence University

Tenure-Track Position in Chemistry


St. Lawrence University is searching for an individual with a Ph.D. in chemistry (strong ABD candidates will also be considered) for a full time, tenure-track position to begin August 2022. The successful candidate will be expected to teach general chemistry and organic chemistry, as well as advanced courses in their area of expertise. While all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, areas of expertise that complement existing faculty specialties, and with a significant organic component, are preferred.

The Chemistry Department teaches several small sections of general chemistry as part of a collaborative team, with an activity-rich, student-centered curriculum. We welcome applications from candidates who bring diverse cultural, ethnic, and national perspectives to their teaching, scholarship and/or service. Information about diversity and inclusion initiatives on campus (

St. Lawrence University expects, and is supportive of, faculty-mentored undergraduate research as a critical element of a liberal-arts science education. The candidate will be expected to establish a productive research program to which undergraduates actively contribute. All chemistry majors participate in a senior research project. The department houses an impressive array of instrumental, and computational resources for the support of teaching and research. St. Lawrence University has a nationally recognized First-Year Program ( to which the successful candidate could also contribute. Details and additional information are available at our web site (

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in chemistry (strong ABD candidates may also be considered).

Interested applicants must apply online at uploading all required materials defined in the “special instructions to applicant” section. Review of completed applications will begin October 18, 2021, and continue until the position is successfully filled. Please direct any questions or queries to Professor Samantha Glazier at

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

Located at 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY, St. Lawrence University is a coeducational, private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,400 students from more than 40 states and 40 nations. The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity, and the planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global.

The University is committed to and seeks diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. Such a commitment ensures an atmosphere that is diverse and complex in ways that are intellectually and socially enriching for the entire campus community. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups, as well as from individuals with experience teaching or working in a multicultural environment, are encouraged. St. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit

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Last updated: 2021-09-24