Visiting Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Biology
The DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY and the DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY at DENISON UNIVERSITY invites applications for a one-semester full-time non-tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level for Spring semester 2024 (mid January-early May). Teaching responsibilities consist of CHEM 258: Intermediate Biochemistry course and lab and an upper level Biology course with lab.
Denison University is an academically rigorous liberal arts college with an increasingly diverse campus community. It offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Denison is located in the village of Granville, 30 minutes from Columbus, Ohio, the state capital, which hosts a wide range of cultural and artistic opportunities. See our websites (https://denison.edu/academics/biology and https://denison.edu/academics/chemistry-biochemistry) for more detailed descriptions of our programs. Individuals who identify as racially or ethnically underrepresented in STEM disciplines are especially encouraged to apply.
A Ph.D. is preferred; candidates with teaching experience who have completed their doctoral research but not yet obtained the degree will be considered. Strong candidates will demonstrate a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level and show potential for fostering and supporting diversity in our community. Our review of completed applications will begin early July and will continue until the position is filled.
Applicants should submit the following electronic application materials on-line at https://apply.interfolio.com/124799. Required documents include a cover letter addressing their motivations for teaching at a small, residential, liberal arts college; a curriculum vitae including a publication list; a statement of teaching philosophy; and contact information for three recommenders.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to attract and hire candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences and identities. Denison fosters a campus community that recognizes the value of all persons regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender expression and identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socio-economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity and antiracism (IDEA) at https://denison.edu/campus/denison-forward.
Denison University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
In our ongoing efforts to support the health of our community and continue to operate our campus safely, Denison requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 including a booster within the timeline guidance recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention unless a Denison-authorized exemption is approved prior to the first date of employment.
For more information and resources regarding this policy as a condition of employment, please visit https://denison.edu/campus/covid19