Assistant Professor of Biochemistry

Idaho State University
Pocatello, Idaho
Salary Commensurate with experience
Sep 21, 2018
Oct 21, 2018
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Posting Number: req676
9 Month

Faculty Tenure Track
College of Science and Engineering
Pocatello - Main

Primary Purpose
The Department of Chemistry at Idaho State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 2019.  The candidate should possess a Ph.D. in Biological Chemistry or Biochemistry. The successful candidate will have primary teaching responsibility in biochemistry and secondary teaching responsibility in general chemistry and/or inorganic chemistry courses. A research program involving undergraduate and masters students and pursuit of external funding is required. Teaching experience at a university level or postdoctoral experience is a plus. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. The position includes a startup package and competitive benefits.

Key Responsibilities
At Idaho State University, formal faculty workload is 60% teaching, 20% service and 20% research. For this position, the teaching responsibilities will include biochemistry and general chemistry and/or inorganic chemistry courses, including laboratory courses.

Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D. in Biological Chemistry or Biochemistry.

Preferred Qualifications
Teaching experience at a university level and/or postdoctoral experience.

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Please submit the following documents with your application:
CV, Cover Letter, Teaching Philosophy Statement, Research Philosophy Statement, and unofficial graduate transcripts (official transcripts will be required from the successful applicant). Additionally, please arrange for three (3) letters of recommendation to be emailed directly to the Department of Chemistry at

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by October 15, 2018. However, the position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.

Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.