The Department of Biochemistry at Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, available in 2017/2018 academic year. The 12-month position is supported by a competitive salary and benefit package, fully funded by the institution. Applicants must have earned a PhD or equivalent degree with at least two years of postdoctoral experience and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching of future healthcare professionals. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.

The successful candidate will participate in team-taught courses for osteopathic medical, pharmacy, dental, optometry, veterinary and health science students in Biochemistry and related topics that may include cell biology, human genetics, metabolism, molecular biology and nutrition. Candidates with expertise in the fields of animal nutrition and/or cellular metabolism are especially encouraged to apply. This position involves a significant amount of teaching with highly motivated students, but also offers the opportunity to develop a strong research program or to engage in other scholarly activities.

The successful candidate will also be expected to develop and maintain an independent research program with the potential for attracting extramural funding. Midwestern University has an active research community with diverse interests that provide ample opportunity for collaborative research. Startup funds will be provided, as will laboratory and office space.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests describing future research plans, and contact information for three references to www.midwestern.edu (Employment). Proof of authorization to work in U.S. is required if hired. Application materials submitted must be in PDF format. Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Dr. Jose Hernandez, Interim Chair

Department of Biochemistry

Midwestern University

19555 N. 59th Ave.

Glendale, AZ 85308