Case Western Reserve University
Instructor, Assistant or Associate
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
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.