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Chemistry and Biochemistry


Assistant Professor in Biochemistry Position Available


Biochemist, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of San Diego

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the UNIVERSITY OF SAN DIEGO (, an independent Catholic university, seeks a tenure-track assistant professor in biochemistry to begin in Fall 2014.  The successful applicant will have a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate education; will contribute to chemistry and biochemistry curriculum development; will teach undergraduate level lecture and laboratory courses including biochemistry or biophysical chemistry and specialized courses in the field of expertise; and is expected to establish a vigorous externally funded undergraduate research program. Whereas the research specialization is open to all biochemistry related disciplines, we seek applicants whose work resonates with our student-centered approach to teaching and a collaborative approach to productive undergraduate research. Candidates with interdisciplinary approaches to teaching and research are encouraged to apply. The Department is housed in a modern 150,000 sq. ft. interdisciplinary science facility boasting excellent instrumentation, equipment and support staff. The department is strongly committed to diversity and especially encourages applications from ethnic minorities and members of other underrepresented groups. To submit your application materials (C.V., statement of teaching philosophy, research plans and three letters of recommendation), please go to:  (Job Name:  IRC11186).  Application materials should be received by October 11, 2013.

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