Assistant/Associate Professor in Biochemistry


Posting Details

Position Information

Vacancy Number:
F-00336

Position Title:
Assistant/Associate Professor in Biochemistry

Classification Title:

Department:
Chemistry

Employment Type:
Full-Time

Special Instructions to Applicant:

The Department of Chemistry at Auburn University at Montgomery ( AUM ) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position, although qualified applicants at other ranks may be considered. The position will begin in August, 2023. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Biochemistry or related field (relevant postdoctoral experience preferred) and will be expected to develop a research program involving undergraduate and graduate students. Research interests in Biochemistry related to biomedical technology or biotechnology would complement existing departmental strengths, and publications in refereed journals, pursuit of external funding, and excellence in teaching are required to obtain tenure and promotion. The candidate will teach Biochemistry and/or General Chemistry courses to undergraduate students and will be directly involved in the development and growth of a proposed interdisciplinary MS program in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. The starting date for these positions will be August 2023. To apply, complete an online application at https://www.jobs.aum.edu/postings/5827 and upload the required documents: a cover letter, CV, teaching and research statement and professional reference sheet.

Auburn University at Montgomery is a comprehensive, public institution located in Montgomery, a progressive city and state capitol of Alabama. The Montgomery metropolitan area is a home to nearly 400,000 people, and a hub to technology-intensive entities such as Maxwell AFB and Hyundai Motor Manufacturing. AUM enrolls approximately 5,000 students, and the university is investing heavily in STEM education, including the renovation of a new biomedical building that will house Biology and Chemistry teaching and research endeavors. The Department of Chemistry currently includes seven tenure-track faculty and offers a BS degree in General Chemistry. Diversity is a core value at AUM . We are committed to building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all students, staff, and faculty. Additional information is available on the departmental web site: Department of Chemistry – College of Sciences (aum.edu) .

Auburn University at Montgomery is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity; therefore, we encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

AUM is committed to build and sustain an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all students, staff, and faculty. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design, and deliver solutions. Prospective candidates will help further the institutional goals of promoting equity, diversity, and inclusivity.

Minimum Qualifications:

PhD in Biochemistry or related field (Postdoctoral experience preferred)

Job Open Date:
01/10/2023

Job Close Date:

Quick Link
https://www.jobs.aum.edu/postings/5827

Position Profile Link

Faculty Specific

School:
College of Arts and Sciences

Contract Type:
Nine (9) Months

Tenure Track:
Yes

Salary Band:

About the University/College

Auburn University at Montgomery is a comprehensive, public institution located in Alabama’s capital city. Enrollment is approximately 5,000 students.The Department of Chemistry currently includes seven tenure-track/tenured faculty and offers a BS degree in General Chemistry. Diversity is a core value at AUM . We are committed to building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all students, staff, and faculty. Additional information is available on the departmental website: Department of Chemistry – College of Sciences (aum.edu) .

Auburn University at Montgomery is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity; therefore, we encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Professional Reference Sheet
  4. Statement on Teaching and Research
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Transcript(s)
  3. Additional Transcript(s)
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