Faculty Position in Biochemistry

Union University
Jackson, Tennessee
Salary is commensurate with education, experience, and faculty rank. Includes excellent benefits.
Aug 24, 2018
Oct 23, 2018
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Union University seeks a qualified individual for a full-time tenure-track faculty in Biochemistry in the Department of Chemistry, beginning Fall 2019 for our American Chemical Society certified degree.

Primary responsibility will be to teach a 2-semester course in biochemistry, with additional responsibility for other areas in chemistry, as needed. Additional duties include conducting laboratory instruction conforming to best practices including those for safety; direct and supervise undergraduate research; and participate on university committees as assigned. We are seeking an applicant who will maintain a commitment to academic scholarship through engagement in intellectual inquiry to further the field of chemistry.

Union University is a private, coeducational liberal arts-based university located in Jackson, Tennessee, with additional campuses in Germantown and Hendersonville, Tennessee. The University currently enrolls approximately 3,300 undergraduate and graduate students from 47 states and 16 countries. Union University stands as a national leader among colleges and universities in promoting a Christian worldview and a Christ-centered approach to education. 

Qualifications include a Ph.D. from an accredited college or university with an emphasis in Biochemistry. Candidates who are ABD at the time of hiring will be expected to complete the terminal degree soon after arrival. Preference will be given to applicants with previous college-level teaching experience. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Successful candidates must be professing Christians who are active members of a local church, enthusiastically support Union University’s Identity, Mission and Core Values, and articulate a Christian worldview in their work and life.


Apply at uu.edu/humanresources, in the Available Jobs tab.