The ACS-accredited Department of Chemistry at Muskingum University invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in the Fall semester of 2017. The position is non-tenure track (renewable term), and preference will be given to a biochemist, although expertise in other areas with experience in biochemical applications will also be considered.

Teaching responsibilities will be selected from the candidate’s area(s) of expertise, and will also include introductory chemistry and/or chemistry courses for non-science majors.

A PhD in chemistry or related discipline by the start date is required, along with a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching, research, and service to the University. Appointment to these positions is conditional upon the successful completion of a background check through the University’s background check agency.

Muskingum University, a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts tradition, is located just seventy miles east of Columbus, Ohio, in the village of New Concord. Founded in 1837, the university’s total undergraduate, graduate, and adult-learner student population is approximately 3.000. The university actively seeks out and welcomes faculty committed to excellence in teaching and student learning, plus professional growth and active participation in the life of the campus community.

An equal opportunity employer, Muskingum University strongly encourages applications from women and minorities, including populations traditionally underserved by higher education.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, cv, statements of teaching philosophy and research plans, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be sent to Dr. Lois Zook-Gerdau, Chair, Chemistry Department, 163 Stormont Street, Muskingum University, New Concord, OH 43762. Electronic applications in pdf format are also appreciated and encouraged, and may be submitted to lzook@muskingum.edu (Subject: Chemistry Faculty Search_Biochemistry). Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.