Assistant Professor in Physical Biochemistry

Oct 21, 2019
Dec 20, 2019
Assistant Professor in Physical Biochemistry
Field of specialization
Biochemical, Physical
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Hartford invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Physical Biochemistry beginning Fall 2020.  Applicants should have a Ph.D. in chemistry (Advanced ABD candidates will be considered) with a discipline focus in biochemistry, physical chemistry, or a related field.  The successful candidate will be expected to establish an experimental and/or computational independent research program involving undergraduates.  Primary teaching responsibilities (generally 3 courses per semester averaging 180 student-credit hours) will include undergraduate courses in biochemistry, physical chemistry, a one-semester introductory course covering organic chemistry and biochemistry, and the introductory chemistry sequences.  Other teaching opportunities include general-education courses such as the First-Year Seminar in the College of Arts and Sciences and in the University Interdisciplinary Studies curriculum, plus advanced courses in the candidate’s field of expertise.  Candidates committed to encouraging underrepresented minorities in STEM disciplines are strongly encouraged to apply.

The University is located within the greater Hartford area.  This area is rich in cultural and recreational activities, and it is within driving distance from metropolitan Boston and New York. Our academic mission is to engage students in acquiring the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to thrive in, and contribute to, a complex pluralistic world.  For more information about the University, please visit our website (

The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community, which values diversity in all its forms.  In addition, the University aspires to have its faculty and staff reflect the rich diversity of its student body and the Hartford region.  Candidates committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research goals and space/equipment needs, statement of teaching philosophy, graduate transcript, a diversity statement, and three letters of reference at Questions about the position should be directed to Edward Gray, Chair of the Search Committee, at  Application review will begin on November 15, 2019. Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.  EEO/AA/M/F/D/V.