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The Department of Chemistry at Stony Brook University seeks to hire a tenure track faculty member at the Assistant Professor level to begin Fall 2022 with expertise in organic chemistry. Applications that include next-generation synthesis strategies, such as data-driven approaches, autonomation, high-throughput methods, microfluidics/flow chemistry and/or advanced catalysis, are particularly welcome. The new faculty member is expected to establish or have established a vibrant, extramurally funded research program, and must have a Ph.D. from an accredited institution in chemistry or a closely related field, and postdoctoral experience. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in innovative research and have a strong commitment to teaching undergraduate and graduate chemistry.

Research in the Department of Chemistry is highly interdisciplinary. Many faculty have cross-appointments in other departments in the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and the Renaissance School of Medicine, and at neighboring institutions such as Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. Faculty in the department are members of various institutes and centers which serve as hubs for interdisciplinary research; these include the Institute for Chemical Biology & Drug Discovery, the Laufer Center for Physical and Quantitative Biology, the Institute for Advanced Computational Science, two DOE-funded Energy Frontier Research Centers on synthesis science and energy storage, the Center for Advanced Technology in Integrated Electric Energy Systems, and the Center for Advanced Study of Drug Action. The NIH-funded Chemistry-Biology Interface Training Program and the NSF-funded Research Traineeship Award Harnessing the Data Revolution provide additional graduate student training and connectivity. The nearby BNL provides state-of-the-art facilities for chemistry, nanoscience, and energy, including the Center for Functional Nanomaterials and the National Synchrotron Light Source II. The recently completed Medical and Research Translation building of the School of Medicine is a focal point for translational research and bioimaging.

     Candidates should submit complete curriculum vitae, including a publication list, a concise (max. 6-page) description of proposed research plans, and a statement of teaching interest including strategies to enhance diversity and inclusion. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation submitted electronically via .

Application review will begin in Fall 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Stony Brook University is an Affirmative/Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


The Chemistry department at Stony Brook University (SBU) invites applications for the College of Arts and Sciences' Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access (IDEA) Fellows Program (2022/2023). This is a full-time, 12 month, non tenure-track faculty position at the lecturer level at the annual salary of $70,000 including full benefits, to commence Fall 2022. The fellow will be a part of a mentored research environment and, with a successful and demonstrated contribution to inclusion, diversity, and equity, will be invited to join the tenure-track faculty at Stony Brook University after two years [24 months of fellow support]. Candidates must have demonstrated plans to contribute to inclusion, diversity and equity, excellence in innovative research and potential to participate in the teaching mission of the Chemistry department. The successful candidate will be expected to be an effective interdisciplinary teacher and mentor at the undergraduate and graduate levels to guide research and professional development, and be an active participant in community outreach activities. The position description and application guidelines can be found at:

Faculty in the SBU Chemistry department benefit from partnerships with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the SBU Renaissance School of Medicine, the Laufer Center for Physical and Quantitative Biology, and the SBU Institute for Advanced Computational Science (IACS). Together these provide an excellent environment and unique facilities and infrastructure for  advanced materials, chemical biology, and computational chemistry. We invite applications from both experimentalists and theorists in all areas of Chemistry, with particular interests in the following strategic areas, broadly defined: (1) molecular tools to address health disparities; for example, new approaches and strategies to understand, treat, or diagnose diseases that disproportionately impact certain patient populations; (2) chemical approaches to address energy and environmental challenges; including sustainable materials, energy storage, photocatalysis, recyclable polymers, and tools to probe atmospheric chemistry. Affiliate or joint appointments with related departments is possible if this is of interest to the Fellow. If a Fellow requires laboratory space or major equipment, identification of potential faculty sponsors would be welcomed in the research part of the application or in the cover letter.

Review of applicant files will begin on September 30, 2021 and will continue until the posting closes October 15, 2021. Inquiries may be directed to the College of Arts and Sciences, Office of the Dean . For this position, we are unable to sponsor candidates for work visas.


The Stony Brook University Chemistry Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site provides student-centered research experiences for undergraduates in a 10-week program over the summer. The Site covers three fundamental research areas Spectroscopy, Biological Chemistry and Synthesis with wide-reaching applications in climate change, energy sources, biomolecular recognition, and human health that will benefit society.

Students in this REU will work in research clusters with other undergraduate researchers, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty to build and use their fundamental understanding of molecular structure to develop innovative solutions that improve the human condition globally.

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