Assistant or Associate Professor

Texas State University
San Marcos, TX
Competitive salary with benefits
August 23 2017
Position Type
Full Time
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The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Texas State University invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor tenure-track faculty position in Biochemistry in the fall of 2018. Assistant Professor applicants must have: a Ph.D. or equivalent earned degree in biochemistry or a closely related field; relevant postdoctoral or equivalent research experience; the ability to teach biochemistry courses at the undergraduate and graduate level; a demonstrated outstanding ability to conduct research at the interface of chemistry and biology; and a strong potential to establish a vigorous, externally funded research program. Associate Professor candidates must in addition have established a robust, externally funded independent research program and demonstrated an ability to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate level.  The eligible candidate will receive the appropriate rank based on university and department standards. The successful candidate should communicate well with diverse populations, have research expertise that complements the department, and be able to effectively mentor undergraduate and graduate students. Application materials including: a cover letter summarizing relevant experience, research area and how this complements the department’s strengths, and teaching interests; a CV; an outline of research plans (up to 5 pages); a summary of teaching and mentoring approach and interests; undergraduate and graduate transcripts; and three letters of reference must be submitted through the Texas State University website, To receive full consideration, application must be complete by October 1, 2017.  Texas State University has a diverse student body and is the largest Hispanic Serving Institution in the state of Texas. Texas State University is an equal opportunity employer; women and members of underrepresented minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.