Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Biochemistry

Mount Berry, Georgia
Commensurate with experience
Sep 12, 2017
Oct 11, 2017
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

THE DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY & BIOCHEMISTRY AT BERRY COLLEGE, an ACS-approved program, invites applications for the position of tenure-track assistant professor of biochemistry to begin in August 2018. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in biochemistry, or a closely related field, with postdoctoral experience strongly preferred.  The successful candidate will teach a variety of chemistry courses, including upper and lower level biochemistry courses and associated labs.  The candidate will be expected to establish a strong research program involving undergraduate students. In addition to a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, the successful candidate should possess a strong interest in service and mentoring students in a residential college environment.

Located on more than 26,000 acres in northwest Georgia in a setting of great natural beauty, Berry College has an enrollment of about 2,200 undergraduate and graduate students. The college is located 65 miles northwest of Atlanta, Georgia, and 65 miles south of Chattanooga, Tennessee. As a comprehensive liberal-arts college, Berry provides an integrated education that unites a challenging academic program with opportunities for spiritual and moral growth, work experience, and significant service to others.

Candidates should submit a letter of application that includes a statement describing commitment to (or experience with) diversity, along with a current CV, copies of transcripts, and statements of teaching philosophy and research plans either by email to berrychemsearch@berry.edu or by mail to Dr. Alice H. Suroviec, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, PO Box 495016, Berry College, Mount Berry, GA 30149.  Applicants who are ABD should include documentation that their degree requirements will be completed by August 2018. Review of applications will begin October 20, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Please visit our website for information on the department: http://www.berry.edu/academics/science/chemistry/

Persons applying for employment with Berry College may be required to submit a full national background check. Berry College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff.  Therefore, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of under-represented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for this position.