Chemistry Recruiting

Recruiter Information

  • The Department is always happy to host recruiters. Each year, we graduate roughly 15 Ph.D. students with strong course and research experience in a variety of specialties. There are also dozens of postdoctoral fellows seeking employment. To arrange a recruiting visit to Rochester, please contact the Chemistry Main Office (Donna Dolan, 585-275-4231 or ).
  • The Department will be happy to post your promotional materials. Address mail to: Department of Chemistry, RC Box 270216, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627.
  • You may post an employment opportunity at the University Career Center Website

Student Information

  • Your advisor and other faculty typically have contacts in industry, academia, and other positions. We encourage you to talk with your Ph.D. committee members for guidance.
  • The Department maintains a list of alumni, who have gone on to a range of professions. Contact Lory Hedges (5-2915) for details.
  • The department posts job opportunities on bulletin boards in Hutchison Hall outside of room 451 and across from B45.
  • Attend a Rochester Section ACS Networking Mixer. Click here for more information.
  • Advertisements for positions are in posted nationally in Chemical and Engineering News, Science, and other scientific magazines.
  • The University has a Career Counseling Center that maintains an active database of job opportunities for students at all levels. However, it focuses primarily on positions for Bachelor's and Master's students.
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Quick application information...

  • There is no application fee.
  • Application Deadline: The priority deadline for submitting the application materials for admission to the graduate program in the Department of Chemistry is December 15. Applications received after the priority deadline will still be accepted and processed but will be given consideration according to the availability of positions in the program.
  • You must submit GRE scores, your undergraduate transcript, and three letters of recommendation. TOEFL scores are also required for non-native English speakers.
  • All correspondence should be sent to:

Graduate Studies Office
Department of Chemistry
RC Box 270216
Rochester, NY 14627-0216