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Instructor, Assistant or Associate Professor in Biochemistry

Case Western Reserve University
Ohio, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Oct 1, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Chemistry & Biochemistry
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Case Western Reserve University

Instructor, Assistant or Associate Professor

Department of Biochemistry



Case Western Reserve University, Department of Biochemistry is seeking a highly qualified candidate to fill a full-time faculty position at a rank commensurate with experience and expertise.  This is a non-tenure-track position, and the majority of time will be spent on teaching and duties to support the education mission of the Department.


Responsibilities and Duties:  Serve as course director for at least 1 course each semester and contribute to other team-taught courses each semester, including summer.  Advise undergraduate and masters students in course selection for their programs of study, research opportunities, and career planning.  Work closely with faculty colleagues in Biochemistry to update the curriculum and develop new courses.  Maintain office hours for advising and aiding students.  Oversee and maintain shared departmental resources for teaching undergraduate and M.S. students.


Minimum Qualifications:  Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, or related field.  Previous experience in teaching undergraduate biochemistry, with expertise in molecular biology preferred but not required. Motivated and enthusiastic postdoctoral scholars will be considered. Excellent written and oral communication skills necessary.  Must be eligible to work in the United States.  Candidates at the Assistant Professor level should have several years of teaching experience.  Candidates at the Associate Professor level should have a minimum of 5 years of teaching experience as well as a record of advising students, developing a new course, or directing an education program.


How to Apply:  Review of applicants will begin on December 1, 2021.  Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, description of formal teaching experience, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, statement of commitment to diversity, and contact information for 3 references to:

                                                Biochemistry faculty search committee



The candidate’s diversity statement should address how their research, teaching, service has contributed to diversity, equity and inclusion within their scholarly field. Candidates may also additionally indicate how they have promoted structural justice for institutions of higher learning.  


Please arrange for references to send recommendation letters separately to the same address.


In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216-368-3066 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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