Visiting Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

  • Rowan University
  • Glassboro, NJ
  • May 06, 2022
Full time Chemistry

Job Description

Visiting Professor: Computational Chemistry/Cheminformatics

Rowan University

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

College of Science & Mathematics

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Rowan University invites applications for the position of Visiting Professor in computational chemistry/cheminformatics, beginning 1-September-2022.  A Ph.D. in related chemistry/biology area with focus on using big data and machine learning for predicting chemical toxicities is required; postdoctoral experience is preferred. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for gathering and curating chemical toxicity data using automatic data mining techniques, developing new machine learning approaches for chemical toxicity modeling, and constructing and maintaining a public web portal to host the resulting chemical toxicity models to share with scientific communities.  The successful candidate is also expected to teach a machine learning and data science course in chemistry, and collaborate with multidisciplinary groups of faculty both within and outside the Department of Chemistry. 

Complete applications including 1) a curriculum vitae, 2) a statement of research plans, and 3) names and contact information of three references should be submitted through our online application system.  Copies of transcripts should be uploaded separately at the time of application.  Review of applications will commence on 16-May-2022 and continue until a suitable candidate has been identified. 

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.  All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.  Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Subash Jonnalagadda, Head of Chemistry and Biochemistry ( 

Rowan University is a Carnegie-classified Doctoral University with over 19,000 students.  Its main campus is located in Glassboro, NJ, 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, PA.  Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 100 public universities in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.  Rowan is also the fourth fastest growing public university according to The Chronicle of Higher Education, as a result of a careful investment in research, while remaining focused on building high-quality undergraduate programs designed to meet the needs of a fast-changing world.

Rowan University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. For the complete Rowan University non-discrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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