Assistant Professor of Biochemistry (Tenure-Track)

Ursinus College, Philadelphia Area
Appropriate for position and experience
Aug 26, 2017
Sep 25, 2017
Field of specialization
Biochemical, Education
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

The Chemistry Department of Ursinus College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Chemistry beginning in the 2018–19 academic year. We seek candidates with a Ph.D. in chemistry or biochemistry who are committed to a career at a primarily undergraduate institution that emphasizes excellence in both teaching and research.  This position includes teaching undergraduate courses in biochemistry and chemistry (six courses each year) and developing a research program involving undergraduate students. The successful candidate will also contribute to the Common Intellectual Experience, the college’s interdisciplinary freshman seminar. For more information about the position, go to All applications will be processed electronically.  A complete application will consist of: a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, research plan, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three recommendation letters.  Applications should be uploaded to To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be received by September 25, 2017.  Queries may be sent to the Search Committee at

Ursinus College is a highly selective, independent, co-educational, residential liberal arts college of approximately 1700 students located about 25 miles northwest of center city Philadelphia. Ursinus College is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students.  Ursinus College is an AA/EO Employer.  Ursinus College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law with respect to all aspects of employment.