Assistant Professor, Molecular Biochemistry

Bangor, Maine
Salary discussed upon offer
Sep 11, 2019
Oct 11, 2019
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time
The College of Science and Humanities at Husson University invites applications for a full-time, ranked faculty position in Molecular Biochemistry to begin in fall 2020. This position will integrate with existing programmatic and faculty expertise in the Sciences, which currently offers undergraduate degrees in Biology, including concentrations in Biochemistry and Environmental Science, Exercise Science, and Health Sciences. Science faculty also teach foundational courses for students enrolled in the Forensic Science, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Pharmacy programs at the university. Husson University is a private institution of approximately 3500 undergraduate and graduate students located in Bangor, Maine. The University is dedicated to offering premier professional programs designed to maximize experiential learning opportunities and student success. Bangor has been ranked as one of the top 50 small cities in the U.S. It offers a safe, affordable community with excellent education and healthcare, easy access to major urban centers, and a wealth of outdoor recreation opportunities. Year round activities can be enjoyed on the numerous lakes, trails, and ski areas. The University is approximately 40 minutes west of the Maine coast and the nearby mountains of Acadia National Park and an hour south of the newly designated Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument.


Teaching responsibilities include lecture courses in introductory biology, chemistry and upper-level methods courses within the candidate's area of specialization. Faculty in the School of Science have an established culture of incorporating undergraduate students into research projects and providing experiential learning opportunities for its majors. In addition to instructional responsibilities, all ranked faculty are expected to fulfill institutional expectations for service, student advising, and research. Note: This is not an online position; candidates are expected to be on campus.


Requirements for the position include an earned master's degree and five years' experience in molecular biology or an associated field, doctorate preferred, ABD considered. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to effective teaching and student learning, as well as the ability to collaborate across disciplines to develop outstanding educational opportunities for students. Preference will be given to applicants with experience teaching both lecture and laboratory courses at the university level. Experience with mentoring undergraduate student research is also preferred.