Date posted: Jan 27, 2023

Tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in Biochemistry

Augustana University | Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United State of America (USA)

Opportunity Type: Full-time

Current Program: Bachelor's

Topics: Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry

Sector: Academia

Compensation: Paid

Remote Position: No

Opportunity Description:

Augustana University seeks to fill a full-time, tenure-track position in Biochemistry in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor beginning Fall 2023. Augustana is an excellent place to work with outstanding students and a long history of quality research with undergraduates. Primary Responsibilities: (1) Instruction of biochemistry and medicinal chemistry courses (lecture and laboratory) for majors, (2) instruction of nonmajor and non-major organic chemistry courses (lecture and lab), (3) instruction of a survey of organic and biochemistry for non-majors (lecture and lab), (4) developing a research program with undergraduates, and (5) service to the University community. Successful applicants will have a demonstrated dedication to undergraduate education, a commitment to innovative and excellent teaching, the capability to adhere to the timelines of a rigorous curriculum, and the ability to meet the flexible instructional needs of the Department. Qualifications: Ph.D. in Biochemistry. Candidates with post-doctoral training and a strong record of undergraduate instruction in biochemistry and organic chemistry are preferred. Salary: Salary is competitive and dependent upon qualifications; excellent fringe benefits are included. Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on February 15th, 2023. For more information about the department please see the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry web page: Augustana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. Augustana University is committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community. Submission of official transcripts may be required upon employment. Finalist candidates must satisfactorily complete pre-employment background check.

How to Apply?

Application Procedure: Please send: (1) a cover letter, (2) a statement of teaching philosophy, (3) a description of research plans, (4) a statement on your commitment to diversity (how you worked to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in your previous position and how you plan to continue to do so at Augustana), (5) copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, (6) a curriculum vita, (7) a completed Augustana University employment application, (8) and three letters of reference electronically to Official web site: Contact Augustana University Human Resources with questions: Liz Van Westen, Employment Specialist,, 605-274-4107. All faculty job postings can be found at

Program Dates:

Starts Fall 2023


February 15, 2023

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