The Chemistry and Biochemistry Department of the University of Michigan-Flint invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in Biochemistry. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Toxicology, Biochemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, or some related field or be an advanced ABD’s (who will complete their Ph.D. before the start of the contract),,have an expressed interest in teaching undergraduate students and a proven record of peer reviewed, published research, with promise of further publication of high quality research involving undergraduates. Job expectations include: teaching courses in toxicology, introductory and advanced biochemistry, and general chemistry; development of a research program involving undergraduate students that will result in publications; and have a commitment to meaningful service to the Department, University, community, and profession. The department is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
The University of Michigan-Flint is a comprehensive regional campus of the University of Michigan located in the city of Flint, population approximately 100,000 which is in Genesee County, population approximately 500,000. Even though the University is primarily an undergraduate school, there are many graduate programs at the masters’ level and doctoral programs in the health professions. The University has an enrollment of approximately 8,200 undergraduate and graduate students.
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is housed in the College of Arts and Sciences and has offices and laboratories in the William S. Murchie Science Building. The William S. Murchie Science Building completed renovations to the teaching and research laboratories in 2016. The Department annually graduates 10 to 15 majors and many students with minors. We have Bachelor of Science degrees in Chemistry and Biochemistry which are certified by the Committee on Professional Training of the American Chemical Society. We also have the Bachelor of Arts degree with specific concentrations for those students interested in attending professional schools (i.e., medical, dental, or pharmacy schools) after college. The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is dynamic, with a very close professional relationship among the faculty, staff members, and students.
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Applications must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, a detailed plan of research interests involving undergraduates, a statement on diversity and inclusion, and a list of three references with contact information. Electronic applications, as a single pdf, should be sent to email@example.com, (810) 762-3275. UM-Flint is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, supportive of the needs of dual career couples. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled, with an anticipated starting date of September 1, 2017.