Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, tenure-track

Southfield, Michigan
Sep 16, 2020
Oct 16, 2020
Field of specialization
Biochemical, Biological
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Natural Sciences at Lawrence Technological University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Biochemistry to start in August 2021. The department offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Chemical Biology, Molecular and Cell Biology, Nursing, Physics and Physics & Computer Science.

Candidates must demonstrate an enthusiasm for undergraduate teaching and the ability to involve students in scholarly research at a predominantly undergraduate institution. The successful candidate will teach courses at the freshmen through senior levels such as Biochemistry, Advanced Biochemistry, and General, Organic, and Biology, and General Chemistry. The ability to teach sophomore-level organic chemistry is also desirable.

Qualifications: A PhD in Biochemistry of a closely related discipline is required and postdoctoral experience is strongly preferred. Those who have experience using effective pedagogical tools and can enhance the department’s course-based research experiences will be given special consideration.

Applicants should send a cover letter/statement of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy and a description of research in a single PDF File to biochemsearch(@) Applicants should have three recommendation letters sent directly from referees to biochemsearch(@)

Please use "Assistant Professor of Biochemistry” as the email subject line. Successful completion of a background check is required for final candidate.

The application deadline is Friday, December 4, 2020.

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