Assistant or Associate Professor of Chemistry

Wheaton, Illinois
Not specified
Sep 19, 2019
Oct 19, 2019
Field of specialization
Biochemical, General / Technical
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

The Chemistry Department at Wheaton College (IL) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in biochemistry to begin August 2020. A Ph.D. in biochemistry is required; research experience beyond the doctorate is beneficial. Responsibilities include teaching foundational and advanced biochemistry as well as general chemistry and/or general education courses. Successful candidates are expected to establish a research program involving undergraduate students; dedicated research space and start-up funds are available.

Interested candidates should send current curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, description of research plans, and cover letter addressing personal commitment to Christian faith to: Dr. Peter Walhout, Chair, Chemistry Department; Wheaton College; 501 College Avenue; Wheaton, Illinois, 60187; Email: Official application forms will be sent to promising candidates. Review of full applications will begin October 18, 2019.

Wheaton College is an evangelical Protestant Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations of the Wheaton College Community Covenant.  Wheaton is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and talented workforce and student body.  We encourage the expression of multiple perspectives within a Christian worldview, inside and outside the classroom.  For more information about Wheaton College visit

Additionally, Wheaton College aspires to provide a physically safe environment for students, staff, and faculty to learn and work. In support of this objective, the College requires background checks for final candidates, after an employment offer is extended.  Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.