Colgate University, Department of Chemistry

Position ID:Colgate-Department of Chemistry-BIOCAP [#14063]
Position Title: Assistant Professor Biochemistry/Chemical Biology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Hamilton, New York 13346, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Chemistry
Chemical Biology
Appl Deadline:2019/09/13 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/07/17, finished 2020/01/20, listed until 2020/03/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

The chemistry department at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position in biochemistry/chemical biology at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2020. A PhD in biochemistry, chemical biology, chemistry, or a closely related field is required. Postdoctoral research experience is preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to teach foundational and advanced classes and labs in biochemistry, teach general chemistry, direct an undergraduate research program in biochemistry or related interdisciplinary fields, and participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Preference will be given to candidates whose research interests have a substantial experimental component.

A cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, a description of research plans, a diversity statement, and three letters of recommendation must be submitted through The teaching statement should include a consideration of the candidate’s relevant coursework, experiences, and/or other qualifications to teach biochemistry and general chemistry. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in a one-page diversity statement how their teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service might support the university's commitment to diversity and inclusion. Evaluation of applications will begin September 13 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at Colgate is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2900 students situated in central New York state. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. The chemistry department offers strong BA programs in biochemistry and chemistry and has excellent facilities for teaching and research. New faculty members receive generous start-up support. Student participation in faculty research programs is strongly encouraged and supported. One year of research is required of all senior majors, and student stipends for summer research are available.

Further information about the chemistry department can be found at It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Further Info:
Rick Geier
Colgate University
Chemistry Department, Wynn Hall
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY 13346

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