Assistant Professor in Biochemistry

Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Aug 07, 2020
Oct 06, 2020
Biochem job
Field of specialization
Biochemical, Education
Job Type
Full time

Bryn Mawr College

Department of Chemistry

Assistant Professor


The Department of Chemistry at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in biochemistry to begin August 1, 2021. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Program and at all levels in the Chemistry Department and to be part of developing and teaching a diverse and inclusive curriculum, including contributing to college-wide initiatives such as the 360 Program and the Emily Balch Seminars. The candidate will be expected to establish an ongoing program of scholarly research which involves undergraduate and graduate students. A Ph.D. is required by the start date and post-doctoral research experience is desirable.

To apply for this position, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, a research statement (limited to 5 pages), and statement of demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion to the Chemistry Search Committee via Interfolio at: In addition, arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Chemistry Search Committee. Applications received by October 1, 2020 will receive full consideration. 

Recognizing health and safety concerns during this time, the activities for this search will be conducted virtually/remotely.

Bryn Mawr College is a distinguished liberal arts college for women with a vibrant faculty of scholar-teachers, a talented staff and intellectually curious students eager to make a difference in the world. The College is committed to increasing the diversity of its students, faculty, staff, and curricular offerings with a particular focus on enhancing ethnic and racial diversity and advancing social justice and inclusion. We believe diversity strengthens our community and enriches the education of our students. We have a student body of 1,370 undergraduates (32 percent are U.S. students of color and 21 percent are international students). There are 330 graduate students in coeducational graduate programs in social work, humanities and science. Bryn Mawr College is located in metropolitan Philadelphia and enjoys strong consortial relationships with Haverford College, Swarthmore College, and the University of Pennsylvania. Bryn Mawr College is an equal-opportunity employer; candidates from underrepresented groups and women are especially encouraged to apply.

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