Assistant Professor of Chemistry in Biochemistry

William & Mary University Department Chemistry
Williamsburg, Virginia
up to $75,000
Closing date
Oct 31, 2021

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The Department of Chemistry at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, seeks applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in Biochemistry. Appointment will begin August 10, 2022. We are interested in individuals with research and teaching expertise in Biochemistry or related fields. 

The applicant is expected to establish and maintain a vibrant, externally funded research program that inspires a highly motivated undergraduate student body. There is also the potential to work with Master’s students. 

Teaching expectation is 1 lecture and 1 laboratory course each semester. Successful applicants must possess the skills to teach compelling courses in Biochemistry and other lecture and seminar-style courses, and to contribute to the general education (COLL) curriculum.

Required Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a related field at the time appointment begins (August 10, 2022).

Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience in teaching and mentoring successful undergraduate research is preferred. Postdoctoral research experience is highly desirable.

Applicants must apply online at, (position F0488W). Submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a statement of research and teaching interests, a statement describing previous professional experience or future plans (or both) that demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions for how to submit a letter of reference.

For full consideration, submit application materials by the review date of 15 October 2021. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed. The position is open until filled.

William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. William & Mary conducts background checks on applicants for employment. 

Information on the degree programs in the Department of Chemistry may be found at

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