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Tenure-track Faculty Positions

Auburn University Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Auburn University, Auburn
Full time with benefits
Closing date
Nov 23, 2021

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Field of specialization
Biochemical, Education
Work Function
Teaching-Graduate, Teaching-Undergraduate
Job Type
Full time
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Tenure-track Faculty Positions in Biochemistry

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, College of Sciences and Mathematics Auburn University

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Auburn University invites applications for two nine-month, tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in Biochemistry. Candidates in all areas of biochemistry are encouraged to apply. Bioinorganic spectroscopy, natural product biosynthesis, -omics, and structural biology are areas that align well with departmental strengths and ambitions. Successful candidates are expected to develop vigorous, externally funded research programs. Duties also include teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Thus, excellent written and interpersonal communication skills are required. A Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or a closely related field and at least one year of postdoctoral experience are required at the time employment begins. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States at the time employee begins and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.


Review of applications will begin October 31, 2021 and will continue until the positions are filled. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research plans and teaching philosophy, information for three professional references, and an inclusion statement describing how their past and/or planned contributions to teaching, research, and/or service will serve to advance the mission of the College of Sciences and Mathematics in creating an inclusive environment. Please see for more information.


At the College of Sciences and Mathematics, we are committed to cultivating culturally competent professionals. Our department values diversity and is a welcoming and inclusive community of 28 research and teaching faculty and over 80 graduate students. Additional information about the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is available at: As an R1, Doctoral University and one of the nation’s premier land, sea, and space grant institutions, Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples. For more information, please visit:


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Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer and committed to building an inclusive and diverse community.



The Auburn University Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry consists of 24 faculty and approximately 70 graduate students. We offer B.S., B.A., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees.
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