Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Ohio, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Apr 14, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Ohio Wesleyan University ( ) is a selective, private, undergraduate liberal arts, residential institution founded in 1842 and is located just 20 miles north of Columbus. The Departments of Chemistry and Biology at Ohio Wesleyan University invite applications for a full-time (non-tenure, one or two year term), Assistant Professor of Chemistry or Assistant Professor of Biology (depending on background) to begin in Fall 2021. We seek a biochemist or microbiologist with research interests and training in biochemistry and prokaryotic biology to teach upper-level courses in Biochemistry, Bacterial Physiology, and Medical Microbiology along with an introductory course in General Chemistry. The teaching assignment consists of approximately 12 hours of direct student contact per week. The courses (each of which includes laboratory instruction) will be taught on a rotating basis by semester. The start date for this position is August 18, 2021.



PhD (or ABD) in Biochemistry or Microbiology with an expertise in biochemistry and prokaryotic biology and a strong commitment to teaching is required. Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is preferred. Completed application packets will include:


1) Cover Letter

2) Curriculum Vitae

3) Three Letters of Recommendation

4) Statement of Teaching Philosophy 


Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and continue until May 1, 2021 but the position will remain open until filled.


Ohio Wesleyan University celebrates diversity and does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, religion, color, culture, national origin, sex and/or sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, economic barriers, or any other legally protected factor. OWU is an equal opportunity institution and has a strong commitment to supporting diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism.