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Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry (Tenure Track)

Loyola Marymount University, Frank R. Seaver College of Science and Engineering, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Los Angeles County, California
Reasonable expected salary: $85,000, Full time Tenure Track
Closing date
Oct 2, 2023

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Field of specialization
Work Function
Research-Basic, Teaching-Undergraduate
Job Type
Full time

Job Details

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Loyola Marymount University (LMU) invites applications for a tenure-track position in biochemistry at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 15, 2024. We seek innovative teacher-scholars who demonstrate an understanding of and a commitment to (1) excellence in lecture and laboratory teaching at all undergraduate levels, (2) developing and conducting a thriving, independent biochemical research program with undergraduate research students, (3) mentoring and teaching students from diverse backgrounds, and (4) participating in service activities at the academic, professional, and/or community levels. A PhD (held by August 15, 2024) in biochemistry or a closely related field is required. Candidates who have some postdoctoral training or other expanded professional experience, such as a teaching fellowship, are highly desired.


The successful candidate is expected to teach Biochemistry lecture and laboratory courses, upper divisional electives within the candidate’s area of expertise, and any other courses to fill departmental needs. In addition to excellent teaching, the successful candidate is expected to establish an active research program that will include undergraduate students, exposing them to current biochemistry research techniques. To learn more about LMU and the Department, visit and To learn more about LMU’s faculty, please visit:


LMU, a Carnegie classified R2 institution in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education, seeks outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to inclusive excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment as defined by federal, state and local law. We invite all persons in the full diversity of their being, life experiences, and beliefs to apply. Please read more about our commitments and our efforts at (


Please visit for the full description of required materials for an application to be considered complete.  Review of complete applications will begin on October 3, 2023 and conclude on October 31, 2023. Please address questions to Dr. Katie Mouzakis, search committee chair, at


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310 338-1919
1 LMU Drive, MS-8888
Bruce Featherston Life Sciences Building
Suite 101
Los Angeles

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