Tenure Track Assistant Professor

Location
Los Angeles, CA
Salary
TBD
Posted
August 25 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

LOYOLA MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY

AND BIOCHEMISTRY ­ TENURE TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Loyola Marymount University invites applications for a tenure-track position in biochemistry at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2018. Candidates with strong evidence of biochemistry training that are capable of conducting multi-disciplinary research with undergraduate students are highly desired. A Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry, or closely related field is required. The successful candidate will teach and mentor a diverse student body and is expected to teach biochemistry lecture and laboratory courses, upper-division electives within the candidate’s area of expertise, and other courses as necessary to fill departmental needs. The ability to teach physical chemistry is also desirable. In addition to excellent teaching, the successful candidate is expected to establish an active research program that will include undergraduate students, exposing them to current biochemistry research techniques. To learn more about LMU and the Department, visit www.lmu.edu and http://cse.lmu.edu/department/chemistry.

Loyola Marymount, a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education, seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity institution actively working to promote an intercultural learning community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Complete applications must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy within an institution such as LMU, a description of proposed research projects, and three letters of recommendation. If you have prior relevant teaching experience, you are encouraged to include student and/or peer evaluation information.

Apply online at https://jobs.lmu.edu. Letters of recommendation should be emailed to Dr. David Moffet, Chair of the Biochemistry Search Committee, care of Laura Eklund at Laura.Eklund@lmu.edu. Please address questions to Dr. Moffet at david.moffet@lmu.edu or (310) 338-4400. Review of completed applications will begin October 2, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.