The Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (SCNM) is small, regionally accredited, non-profit, naturopathic medical school and medical center. SCNM is located in Tempe, Arizona, in the breathtaking Valley of the Sun, deep in the American Southwest. Since its inception in 1993, more than 1,000 physicians have graduated from SCNM.

The SCNM Basic Sciences Department has an immediate opening for a Full-time Biochemistry Associate Professor or full Professor, who has experience instructing biochemistry at the graduate level, preferably in a medical school environment. This individual will lead efforts coordinating the Basic Sciences department in addition to conducting classroom instruction across the first two years of the medical school curriculum.


  • Ph.D., M.D., or other terminal degree in related field
  • Content knowledge in biochemistry

Preference will be given to applicants with 5+ years of experience teaching courses at the graduate level. Online / hybrid course delivery experience preferred.

For consideration candidates must submit the following:
1. Curriculum vitae/Resume
2. Cover Letter, Teaching & Professional Service Philosophies
3. Pay requirements
4. Names and contact information for at least three individuals who can address the candidates teaching and professional service

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on SCNM Faculty pay scale.

Submissions can be made to:
Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine
Attn: Human Resources
2140 E. Broadway Rd
Tempe, AZ 85282