Assistant Professor in Chemistry
Rutgers The State University of New Jersey Department of Chemistry
United States

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Recruitment/Posting Title Assistant Professor- Chemistry (NTT)

Department FASC - Chemistry

Salary Commensurate With Experience

Posting Summary

The Department of Chemistry at Rutgers University, Camden campus seeks applications for a full-time, 10-month non-tenure track (NTT) Assistant Professor appointment in Chemistry with an emphasis on teaching and coordinating courses in General, Organic and Biological Chemistry for both chemistry and non-chemistry majors enrolled in the Nursing, Health Sciences or Biology Programs. This is a 2-year appointment with possibility of renewal. The teaching load is 4 courses per semester, with possible course releases allowing time for administrative duties.

The Department of Chemistry ( ) is ACS accredited, with faculty engaged in research, mentorship, and teaching of undergraduate and graduate students. The department services approximately 2000 undergraduate and graduate enrollees in chemistry, biology, physics, nursing, health sciences, and forensic sciences. Additional collaborative opportunities are available with science faculty affiliated with the center of computational & integrative biology, physics, computer science, mathematics, forensic science and biology.

The incumbent faculty member shall:

1. Maintain a rigorous and robust teaching program in General, Organic and Biological Chemistry for both chemistry and non-chemistry majors in nursing, health sciences, biology or forensics
2. Build a robust nationally recognized teaching program or paradigm focusing on successful implementations of novel curriculum, teaching methodologies, or programs
3. Utilize recognized best practice for science education, including active and experiential learning pedagogies
4. Collaborate with administrators and student advisors from the School of Nursing, Department of Biology, and other relevant programs to ensure assigned courses meet the needs of the relevant Department or Program
5. Be familiar with and teach to the educational requirements and expectations associated with licensure or certification, and develop course content that meets these requirements
6. Under the guidance of the Department of Chemistry Chair, manage and train part-time laboratory staff, lecturers, or teaching assistants in General, Organic or Biological Chemistry Laboratory procedures, methods and instructional practices
7. Aid in the maintenance and management of teaching laboratories and shared facilities, instrumentation and space
8. Aid in the maintenance and management of course scheduling to ensure all Chemistry stake-holder groups are well-represented within the Department of Chemistry
9. Have the opportunity to pursue internal or external funding and publish in peer-reviewed journals
10. Mentor students in independent instruction-based projects related to chemical education

Posting Number 21FA0249

Posting Open Date 03/05/2021

Minimum Education and Experience

1. A Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Chemistry or related field, or an M.S. with at least three years’ professional experience in a laboratory or classroom setting
2. Experience teaching undergraduate or graduate courses in General, Organic or Biological Chemistry
3. Cognizance of general safety requirements and procedures related to safe handling of chemical and biological materials


Rutgers University–Camden is a diverse, research-intensive campus of more than 7,400 undergraduate and graduate students and 1,100 faculty and staff members located in Camden, N.J., directly across the Delaware River from Philadelphia. The campus thrives with a supportive culture that helps students achieve their goals and fosters collaboration among employees. The university is recognized as a national model for civically engaged urban universities and was selected by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its Community Engagement classification. Washington Monthly magazine consistently ranks Rutgers University–Camden among its “Best Bang for the Buck” universities and best national research universities. Recently, Rutgers–Camden earned Carnegie classification as an R2 research university.


The Faculty of Arts and Sciences are the largest academic unit at Rutgers–Camden, delivering a wide array of degree programs at the baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral levels in the humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, and fine arts. The Faculty of Arts and Sciences includes three schools: the College of Arts and Sciences, University College, and the Graduate School.

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Rutgers University–Camden is part of Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, military service 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.

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