Dominican University of California, Department of Natural Sciences

Position ID:Dominican University of California-Department of Natural Sciences-APBC [#13108]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences or Chemistry
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:San Rafael, California 94901, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Biochemistry / Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Cellular Biology
Appl Deadline:2019/06/30 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/01/10, finished 2019/12/03, listed until 2019/07/10)
Position Description:    

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Title:                     Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences or Chemistry

Department:        Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Division:              School of Health and Natural Science

Reports to:          Chair of Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Status:                 Full-time; Tenure-Track; 9-Month appointment (to commence August, 2019)


Position Summary

The Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at Dominican University of California invites outstanding applicants for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the field of biology or chemistry, with experience in biochemistry, chemical biology, molecular biology, cell biology, or bioinformatics. The successful candidate is expected to teach a variety of biology and/or chemistry courses and demonstrate excellence in teaching, develop a strong research program supported by extramural funding involving undergraduate students, and establish cross-disciplinary collaborations both inside and outside the University. 



  • Teach three- and four-unit courses at the Undergraduate/Graduate level
  • Attend and contribute to faculty meetings and other professional development activities
  •  Mentor and advise students on the progress of their projects, coursework and in career development
  • Participate in curriculum development for individual courses and overall program
  • Direct undergraduate research projects that produce publishable results
  • Uphold academic performance standards and integrity


Required Qualifications - Ph.D. in a Biological Sciences or Chemistry field.


                      Preferred Qualifications

  •      Postdoctoral experience.
  •      Teaching experience at the college level in biology or chemistry. 
  •       Research Experience in any of these areas: biochemistry, chemical biology, molecular biology, cell biology, and/or bioinformatics.


Additional Position Information

  •       Priority will be given to applications submitted by February 15, 2019; however additional applications may be considered until the position is filled
  •       Must be willing to consent to a background check


Dominican University of California is an independent, international, learner-centered university, offering both undergraduate and graduate programs. The University is located 12 miles north of San Francisco nestled in the foothills Marin County. Dominican has a 1:10 teacher-to-student ratio, an average class size of 16 with a small-town feeling in a park-like campus. We blend interdisciplinary core courses, real-world studies, and small classes with close and supportive academic advising and mentoring.

Application Procedures - Please submit cover letter, CV, research and teaching statements, all combined as a single PDF, by email to the search committee chair at:


For More Information Contact:

Roland Cooper, Ph.D.

Search Committee Chair

Dominican University of California

50 Acacia Avenue

San Rafael, CA 94901

Tel: 415-482-1887



Dominican University of California is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity and takes pride in its multicultural environment. We are committed in thought, word and deed to recruiting and retaining a workforce that values the diversity of its student body. The University actively promotes an institutional culture that practices equity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from members of all under-represented groups in higher education.

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Roland Cooper
Dominican University of California
50 Acacia Ave
San Rafael, 94901, USA
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