Assistant Professor

Denver, Colorado (US)
September 16 2021
Position Type
Full Time
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The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Denver seeks outstanding applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning September 1, 2022 with research interests in the broad area of biochemistry. The successful candidate will have a PhD and post-doctoral experience in biochemistry or chemistry and demonstrated potential for leadership in their field including a record of high-impact research accomplishments. We are especially interested in applicants who have a demonstrated commitment to or experience incorporating inclusive teaching methods and/or pedagogies to effectively engage broadly diverse student populations. The candidate is expected to establish an extramurally-funded research program that augments the research directions of the department. Expectations include the teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses in chemistry and biochemistry. Departmental information is at Depending on research interests, the successful applicant may be eligible to participate in the interdepartmental Molecular and Cellular Biophysics PhD program.

The online application at should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, a 5-page summary of research interests, a one-page diversity statement, and the names and addresses of three references. Review will begin November 12, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Questions should be addressed to Dr. Martin Margittai, Faculty Search Committee Chair at

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/veteran status or any other status protected by law. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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