Job Opportunity: Assistant Professor of Biochemistry (Tenure-Track), Elizabethtown College, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Updated: 2 months ago

Position Title: School of Sciences, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry: Assistant Professor


The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the School of Sciences at Elizabethtown College invites applications for a tenure-track position (9 months), at the Assistant Professor level, beginning August 1st, 2023. The chosen candidate will have teaching and research interests in the field of biochemistry.


Elizabethtown College is committed to investing in the growth of the School of Sciences. Four tenure-track hires will be carried out in the School of Science this year, and the College is looking to hire diverse faculty to support our increasingly diverse student body. The School and faculty are committed to preparing students for lifelong learning, service, and professional outcomes. Approximately 30% of Elizabethtown College students are first-generation college students.


The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, consists of five full-time faculty who value collaboration, diversity of backgrounds and ideas, equity, interdisciplinary thinking, and student-focused teaching and research. The primary majors offered by the department are biochemistry and molecular biology (

BMB

) and chemistry, which has been certified by the American Chemical Society for over 50 years. Following a teacher-scholar model, faculty members in the department engage undergraduates in meaningful research and scientific advancement. Examples of recent outcomes from this model include faculty and student publications in peer-reviewed journals, presentations at national and international meetings, two Goldwater Scholarship awardees, novel curricular developments, and multiple placements of students into top graduate programs and industrial positions. More information about the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry can be found 

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