Assistant Professor Tenure Track Biochemist

Carthage College
Kenosha, Wisconsin
Sep 25, 2019
Oct 25, 2019
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

The Carthage College Chemistry Department invites applications for a tenure-track position in biochemistry starting August 2020.  A Ph.D. in biochemistry and a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching are required.  Postdoctoral research or previous teaching experience is preferred.  Candidates from all areas of biochemistry are encouraged to apply. We also seek candidates committed to working withunderserved and first-generation students. Teaching responsibilities include Biochemistry, General Chemistry, and courses in the candidate's area of expertise.  Submission of grant proposals and the development of a vigorous and productive undergraduate research program are also expected.

The Carthage Chemistry Department is ACS approved and housed in a newly expanded and renovated science center. Our new facilities include a 400-MHz NMR, GC-MS, HPLC, a fully­ equipped molecular biology suite, a cold room, and tissue culture and microscopy equipment. Carthage also offers small class sizes, start-up funds for research, conference travel, and the opportunity to teach, mentor, and advise undergraduates at a liberal arts college.

Interested candidates should prepare a single PDF file containing a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, a research plan that addresses the role of undergraduates in the proposed work, and names and contact information of three professional references.  The cover letter should speak to both the candidate's qualifications and their ability to contribute to Carthage's diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.  Please upload these materials to the "Resume Upload" section in applicant pro. 

Founded in 1847, Carthage College combines an environment of reflection and self-discovery with a culture of high expectation, so that our students uncover and ignite their true potential. As a four-year private liberal arts college with roots in the Lutheran tradition, we place a strong emphasis on both moral and intellectual values. Our prime location in Kenosha, Wisconsin, midway between Chicago and Milwaukee, allows students the opportunity to learn in a professional context. Our beautiful campus, an 80-acre arboretum on the shore of Lake Michigan is home to 150 scholars, 2,600 full-time students, and 400 part-time students. Our rich academic experience equips students with foundational knowledge and skills, preparing graduates to be life long learners and to lead meaningful, productive lives.

Carthage College is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse community. We welcome applications from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.