August 29, 2016
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Department of Chemistry
Ball State University’s Department of Chemistry is inviting applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in the area of biochemistry, available August 18, 2017.
Major responsibilities: Develop an externally-funded research program that complements the department’s existing research, which involves undergraduate and graduate students. Teach 10-15 contact hours (8-12 credit hours) of chemistry courses each academic term, depending on released time for scholarly activity. Teaching assignments will include undergraduate and graduate level courses in biochemistry as well as general chemistry.
Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or closely related area from an accredited college or university at the time of application; postdoctoral research experience or equivalent; evidence of potential for excellence in teaching and in research.
Preferred qualifications: Teaching experience at the collegiate level, e.g. teaching assistant, instructor, Assistant Professor; research interests that focus on an area which enhances the department’s existing research programs.
Send cover letter, vita, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, three original letters of recommendation, and description of proposed research to:
Dr. Robert E. Sammelson, Chairperson
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. www.bsu.edu/chemistry
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 21,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of seven academic colleges that offer 187 undergraduate programs, 84 master’s programs, and 16 doctoral programs.
Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.
The university offers an excellent benefits package, including health care and retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, and generous time off with pay.