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.
  • The deadline is January 15.
  • 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