Biological Chemistry
Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science
New Jersey Institute of Technology

The Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science (CES) at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Biological Chemistry, preferably with a leading interest in gene and cell therapy science, starting in the Fall of 2020. The CES Department at NJIT, within the College of Science and Liberal Arts, is committed to exceptional core education in the liberal arts and excellence in research and scholarship. Many resources, facilities, and collaboration opportunities exist within the Department, College, University, and neighboring institutions. Competitive salary, startup funds, and laboratory space will be provided. Minimum qualifications are a Ph.D. in chemistry, molecular biology, chemical/biochemical engineering, or a closely related field from an accredited institution, and relevant postdoctoral research experience. The successful candidate is expected to establish an active, externally funded research program and to demonstrate excellence in graduate and undergraduate teaching, particularly in biological and pharmaceutical chemistry-related courses.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with NJIT’s recently established Cell and Gene Therapy Development Center. This center enables companies and researchers to access and utilize state-of-the-art equipment to develop cutting-edge cell and gene therapy products in a cost- and time-effective manner. In the accelerating race to improve products and gain FDA approval, biopharmaceutical companies and researchers will greatly benefit from an industry-agnostic platform that offers a variety of resources and services in the field of cell and gene therapy.

CES (http://chemistry.njit.edu) at NJIT is in a dynamic growth phase, with ten new hires in the past five years, and a recent renovation and expansion of facilities. CES offers degree programs in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Forensic Science, and Pharmaceutical Chemistry. NJIT is an R1 Doctoral University, conveniently located in the New York metropolitan area. With an enrollment of nearly 12 thousand students, it is continuing to build internationally-recognized programs in chemical and environmental sciences.

Applicants must apply online at Apply Here and submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, maximum five-page description of research plans, one-page description of teaching philosophy and interests, and names and contact information of at least three references. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries can be sent to sadik@njit.edu. Additional positions available in our Department are posted at http://jobs.njit.edu

As an EEO employer, NJIT is committed to building a diverse workforce and encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women.

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