San José State University
Assistant Professor in Biochemistry
Subject to Budgetary Approval
Job Opening ID (JOID): 23780
Rank: Assistant Professor, Tenure-track
Ph.D. in chemistry of equivalent is required, postdoctoral experience preferred. Applicants should have awareness of and sensitivity to educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience.
Excellence in research and teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level is expected. The ideal candidate will be able to teach courses in biochemistry as well physical, analytical or organic chemistry. Teaching duties may include upper division undergraduate lectures and laboratory courses, and graduate lecture courses. Some teaching in general and/or introductory chemistry may be required. The successful candidate will develop a robust research program engaging primarily undergraduate and graduate (M.S.) students. Candidate must address the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation – through course materials, teaching strategies and advisement.
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Starting Date: August 21, 2017
Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
For full consideration, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/ philosophy, research plans, and at least three original letters of reference with contact information by October 07, 2016 to apply.interfolio.com/36699.
Please direct questions to:
Karen Singmaster, Chair
Department of Chemistry
San José State University
Please include Job Opening ID (JOID) on all correspondence.
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