Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Des Moines
$53,000 - $55,000
Feb 22, 2019
Apr 23, 2019
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The Chemistry Department at Drake University invites applications for visiting assistant professor of biochemistry, one year appointment beginning August 2019 with possibility of second year renewal. Teaching assignments will include four courses in the fall semester and three in the spring semester. A Ph.D. or advanced ABD in biochemistry or related field is required. Candidates are expected to teach general chemistry and lower and upper division courses in biochemistry. Drake University has an ACS-certified chemistry major, a biochemistry/molecular biology major, and a biophysics concentration.  A complete application must include a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendation, and the names and contact information for at least two additional references. Questions may be directed via email to John Gitua, the search chair, at Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Drake University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE), and actively seeks applicants who reflect the diversity of the nation.