Assistant Teaching Professor - Biochemistry and Biotechnology

Syracuse University
Syracuse, New York
June 03 2021
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Full Time
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The Department of Biology at Syracuse University ( is seeking applications for a non-tenure-track Assistant Teaching Professor to teach primarily Biochemistry and Biotechnology undergraduate and graduate level classes, starting in fall 2021. This position will be hired on a three-year appointment with the possibility of renewal. Syracuse University has a promotion structure for Teaching Professors, with Associate Teaching Professors and Full Teaching professors being eligible for renewable contracts of up to five years. Teaching Professors are full members of the departmental and university community and are eligible to vote on department, college and university decisions excluding tenure-track faculty hiring and promotion and tenure decisions.


Candidates should have a Ph.D. in a relevant area of Biology or a closely related field and relevant teaching experience. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise and/or teaching experience in Biochemistry and Biotechnology, including teaching laboratory classes. Industry experience would be an advantage. Syracuse University is particularly interested in candidates who demonstrate past accomplishment toward fostering diversity and inclusion in their teaching.


For full consideration, candidates must complete an online application and electronically submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, diversity statement describing interest and/or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion and contact information for three professional references through (job 075738, direct link via Review of applications will start on June 25, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.


Located between the Adirondack Mountains, Finger Lakes, and Lake Ontario regions of upstate New York, the metropolitan area of Syracuse boasts myriad cultural and recreational opportunities and offers a wide array of inexpensive urban, small town, and rural living. For additional information, please contact the Director of Undergraduate Studies, Heather Coleman at


Syracuse University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to equality of opportunity and a diverse work force.