Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry
Job Status: Tenure-Track
Reports To: Chair of the Department
Amount of Travel Required:
Work Schedule: Full Time
Benedictine College Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry invites applications for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor position in biochemistry. Academic rank is negotiable based on experience.
This position is expected to start on August 15, 2022. Interested qualified candidates should submit an online application.
Review of complete applications will begin immediately and applications received before January 15 will receive full consideration.
Benedictine College is recognized as one of the top Catholic colleges in the nation by First Things magazine and the Newman Guide.
The ACS-accredited Benedictine College Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is located in the newly-renovated Westerman Hall, touted as the finest STEM building of any small college in the United States.
The beautiful campus of Benedictine College is situated in picturesque Atchison, KS on the bluffs above the Missouri River. Atchison is within an hour of major cities such as Kansas City, Saint Joseph, Lawrence and Topeka as well as 35 minutes from the Kansas City International Airport.
Benedictine College, which has a full-time undergraduate enrollment of approximately 2000 students, is a mission-centered academic community. Its mission as a Catholic, Benedictine, liberal arts, and residential college is the education of men and women within a community of faith and scholarship. Benedictine College provides a liberal arts education by means through academic programs based on a core of studies in the arts and sciences. In addition, the college provides education for careers through both professional courses of study and major programs in the liberal arts and sciences. As an essential element of its mission, Benedictine College fosters scholarship, independent research and performance in its students and faculty as a means of participating in and contributing to the broader world of learning.
· Cover letter
· Curriculum Vitae
· Statement of how you will contribute to our mission to educate men and women within a community of faith and scholarship
· Teaching philosophy
· Research plan for undergraduate research
· Contact information for three references.
Ph.D. in Biochemistry or closely related field is required.
At least postdoctoral experience is preferred. Experience in industry or the medical field is a plus.
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