Faculty - Assistant Professor - Chemistry, Biochemistry

Orem, Utah
DOQ with an additional 14.2% towards retirement
Dec 01, 2017
Dec 31, 2017
Field of specialization
Biochemical, Biological, Education, Green Chemistry
Job Type
Full time

<p>The Department of Chemistry at Utah Valley University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2018.&nbsp; Applicants with expertise in all areas of biochemistry are encouraged to apply.&nbsp; All candidates must have a doctorate degree in Chemistry or a closely related field (ABD considered, with the expectation the candidate will have degree completed by August 2018) and must be strongly committed to engaged learning at the undergraduate level.&nbsp; Candidates must be an outstanding teacher/scholar who will contribute to inclusiveness and diversity efforts in the sciences.&nbsp; This position includes instruction in biochemistry lecture and lab (including opportunities to teach lecture and lab courses at the introductory level) as well as contributes to an upper-division course in the candidate’s area of expertise.&nbsp; Successful candidates will demonstrate: a commitment to mentoring meaningful undergraduate research in the Chemistry Capstone Program; a willingness to collaborate with faculty specializing in chemistry, biology, and biotechnology research; and be engaged in university, professional, and public service.&nbsp; Funds are available to support the initiation of a research program.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>Demonstrated successful teaching at the college or university level for two or more years. Ph.D. in Chemistry with the emphasis in Biochemistry or Ph.D. in Biochemistry. Expertise in biological chemistry and related areas. (ABD considered, with the expectation degree will be completed by August 2018)</p> <p><em>Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer</em></p>