Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
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As a Lynn employee, you will help us build a better world with our students. Lynn is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Biochemistry.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The duties of this position will primarily be to design and teach undergraduate courses in both the Biology major and in Scientific Literacy within the university's thematic core curriculum, The Dialogues, and graduate courses in the Master's program in Biological Sciences.
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- The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Biochemistry or closely related field.
- Academically qualified to teach graduate level biochemistry courses.
- Collegiate teaching experience preferred.
Please attach the required documents to your application:
- A cover letter speaking to your background in biochemistry and your career goals.
- Current curriculum vitae.
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