Chapman University, Schmid College of Science and Technology

Position ID:Chapman University-Schmid College of Science and Technology-F21BCHMTT [#16808]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Orange, California 92866, United States [map]
Subject Area: Biochemistry / Analytical
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2020/09/03)
Position Description:    

Job Title
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Tenure-Track

Schmid College of Science and Technology

Faculty, Full-time, Tenure Track

General Information

Schmid College of Science and Technology at Chapman University seeks applicants for a tenure-track, full-time Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, effective August 2021.

Chapman University is a nationally ranked institution offering traditional undergraduate and graduate programs in the heart of Orange County, one of Southern California’s most diverse and vibrant regions. The university achieved R2 status in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, a distinction held by just 10 percent of all U.S. universities. Our faculty include academic leaders who excel in research, publishing and world-class teaching in our 11 schools and colleges, including Schmid College of Science and Technology. Schmid College of Science and Technology embodies Chapman’s mission of providing students with personalized educational experiences by fostering an outstanding community of teacher-scholars across a broad range of undergraduate and graduate programs. Schmid College’s new 140,000 ft2 home, the Keck Center for Science and Engineering, features state-of-the-art laboratories, teaching spaces, and student collaboration areas. More information on Schmid College of Science and Technology can be found at

 The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman University is available at

The successful candidate will have a strong research record, excellent teaching skills, and a coherent plan for engaging undergraduate students in research. Requirements include a Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Chemistry or related field. Outstanding applicants in all areas of biochemistry will be considered.

The successful applicant will be expected to lead a rigorous research program, which will include securing extramural funding and publishing in peer-reviewed journals. The candidate’s primary responsibilities will be to establish a research program with undergraduate student involvement and teach biochemistry lecture and laboratory. The candidate will also teach introductory general chemistry classes as needed and be expected to contribute to upper division biochemistry courses.

Tenure track faculty are expected to develop and maintain an active research agenda for future tenure consideration and are evaluated on their research/scholarly activity, teaching and service.

Contact Information

Candidates are invited to electronically submit:

  •  Chapman University Faculty Employment Application
  •  Cover letter
  •  Curriculum Vitae
  •  Statement of Teaching Philosophy, including candidate's experience with diversity and inclusion (3   pages max)
  •  Statement of Research (4 pages max)
  •  Three letters of reference

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 Inquiries maybe directed to Dr. Marco Bisoffi, Search Chair, at Please use “Tenure Track Biochemistry Position” as the email subject line.

 This position is contingent upon final budget approval.

Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidate.

Download a copy of the Chapman Faculty Application for Employment here. 

Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Chapman University, One University Drive, Orange, CA 92866 Human Resources Department

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Orange, CA 92866

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