Job Posting: Tenure-Track and Lecturer Positions in Chemistry, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

Rachel Howell
November 7, 2014

Tenure-Track and Lecturer Positions in Chemistry



NTID, one of the nine colleges of RIT, is the world's largest technological college serving deaf and hard of hearing students. Created by Congress and funded by the U.S. Department of Education, it represents the world's first effort to educate large numbers of deaf students within a college campus planned primarily for hearing students.   Together with 15,000 full and part-time hearing students, over 1,300 college-age deaf students from all 50 states and abroad study and reside on the campus of the Rochester Institute of Technology. 

NTID is committed to creating a climate that fosters the success of every student and employee by appreciating the unique contributions that each person makes to the educational process based on their ethnic, cultural, linguistic and gender-related knowledge and experiences. For more information about NTID at RIT visit


NTID is currently accepting applications for the following positions in chemistry.  Both positions involve teaching and tutoring chemistry to deaf and hard-of-hearing students.  The tenure-track position also requires the development of a successful research agenda.

Tenure-Track Instructional/Support Faculty Position in Chemistry

Applications are being accepted in the broad areas of organic chemistry and biochemistry.  Appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor is anticipated.  Candidates must have a PhD in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical biology, chemical education, or a related field.  Candidates must also have a demonstrated ability to perform research and to publish results, especially with undergraduate students, in peer-reviewed journals.  The successful candidate must be proficient in American Sign Language or must achieve proficiency during the probationary period.  Details regarding this position can be found at:   Keyword Search: 915BR.

Lecturer Instructional/Support Faculty Position in Chemistry

Candidates must have at least an M.S. in chemistry, chemical education, or in education with an emphasis in the chemical sciences; must have experience teaching and/or tutoring deaf and hard-of-hearing students in chemistry; must be proficient in American Sign Language; and must be proficient in organic chemistry.  Instructional/Support Faculty: NTID Science and Mathematics. Details regarding this position can be found at:   Keyword Search: 1430BR.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. The hiring of successful candidates is contingent on the availability of budgetary resources.