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Assistant Professor of Chemistry -Biochemistry

Employer
Lyon College
Location
Batesville, Arkansas
Salary
TBA
Date posted
Apr 25, 2024

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Lyon College, a dynamic institution that is growing its undergraduate enrollment as it also
expands to create the first dental and veterinary doctoral programs in Arkansas, seeks
applicants for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Chemistry with a research
background in biochemistry, beginning in Fall 2024. The successful candidate will have a
doctoral degree in bio chemistry or a related field, and evidence of a scholarly agenda
appropriate to Lyon College that could involve undergraduates. Responsibilities include
teaching introductory and general chemistry courses with labs, biochemistry with labs, special
topics, and seminar courses in chemistry. The teaching load is seven 3-credit hours courses per
year (or equivalent). The successful candidate is also expected to actively mentor
undergraduate students and conduct research in biochemistry or a relevant field. Other
responsibilities include serving on college committees, advising students majoring in chemistry,
participating in recruiting, curricular development, and assessment. College teaching experience
is preferred, and a commitment to liberal arts education is required.


Lyon College is a private, selective liberal arts college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church
(U.S.A.). It is located in Batesville, Arkansas, a safe and historic town of 11,000 that serves as a
commercial, medical, social, and governmental hub for an eight-county area. It is named by
USA Today as the best city to live in in Arkansas. The College currently enrolls almost 600
undergraduate students from 29 states and 14 foreign countries. Entering freshmen have an
average high school GPA of 3.7.


Interested candidates should electronically submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of
teaching philosophy, research statement; three references' names, addresses, and phone
numbers; and any other supporting documents (student course evaluation, etc). Application
materials may also be sent to Human Resources, P.O. Box 2317, Batesville, AR 72503-2317.
Review of the applications will begin on February 15 and will continue until the position is filled.


Lyon College does not discriminate with respect to the hiring of applicants or with respect to the
terms, conditions, or privileges of employment because of race, color, religion, gender, age,
disability, sexual orientation, or national origin. It is the continuing policy of Lyon College to
comply with any federal or state law regarding equal employment opportunities. To learn more
about Lyon College, go to www.lyon.edu.

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Lyon College is a private, selective liberal arts college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church
(U.S.A.). It is located in Batesville, Arkansas, a safe and historic town of 11,000 that serves as a
commercial, medical, social, and governmental hub for an eight-county area. It is named by
USA Today as the best city to live in in Arkansas. The College currently enrolls almost 600
undergraduate students from 29 states and 14 foreign countries. Entering freshmen have an
average high school GPA of 3.7.

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