Assistant Professor of Biochemistry

University of Puget Sound
Tacoma, Washington State
Aug 23, 2017
Sep 22, 2017
Field of specialization
Biochemical, Education, Inorganic
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry

University of Puget Sound


The Chemistry Department at the University of Puget Sound invites applications for a tenure-line faculty position at the Assistant Professor level to begin Fall Term 2018. The successful candidate will contribute to the foundational chemistry curriculum as well as to advanced courses in biochemistry, and maintain an active research program involving undergraduates.  Special attention will be given to candidates who can contribute to the inorganic curriculum and who have a research background in the preparation, manipulation, and analysis of biological macromolecules that contain or interact with metals. The University of Puget Sound is an undergraduate liberal arts college with class sizes between 10-40 students and a standard teaching load of 3 units each semester.  In addition to supervision of undergraduate research, other duties include student advising, and participation in departmental and university governance. Candidates must have a PhD in chemistry (or closely related field) and a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, liberal arts education, and research with undergraduates.


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Located in Tacoma, Washington, the University of Puget Sound is a private, predominantly undergraduate institution with approximately 2600 full time undergraduates.


As a strategic goal and through our core values, the University of Puget Sound is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity and inclusion.  We seek diversity of identity, thought, perspective, and background in our students, faculty, and staff.


All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of a background inquiry.


The University of Puget Sound is an equal opportunity employer.