The College of Science and General Studies of Alfaisal University invites applications for a faculty position at all ranks (Assistant, Associate or full Professor) in biochemistry beginning September 2013. Salary is competitive. The College is seeking highly qualified candidates with a Ph.D. in bioorganic chemistry, biological chemistry, chemical biotechnology or closely related fields who will establish an externally funded research program and be actively involved in undergraduate education. Experience in design, synthesis and characterization of biologically active compounds would be an advantage. Evidence of potential in research and publication as well as commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment is expected. The successful candidate will teach various undergraduate courses in biochemistry, bioorganic and organic chemistry for science major students and general chemistry courses for non-science majors. Faculty members are expected to actively participate in professional organizations and in course, curriculum, and program development.
Applications should be sent by email to email@example.com and should contain a cover letter, curriculum vitae, descriptions of research and teaching philosophy, experience and interests, and a list of three references (Please include “Faculty Position in Biochemistry” in the Subject line of all email correspondences). Applications will be reviewed starting March 10th and the position will remain open until filled. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Alfaisal University (www.alfaisal.edu) is a private non-profit research and teaching intensive university for both men and women located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The University began instructional operations in 2008, offering international standard undergraduate and graduate programs in Business, Engineering, Medicine, Science and General Studies. The teaching language of Alfaisal University is English. The University is located in the heart of Riyadh, a center of government, industry, commerce, research and an ever-growing student population.