Case Western Reserve University, Department of Biochemistry is seeking a highly qualified
candidate to fill a full-time faculty position at a rank commensurate with experience and
expertise. This is a non-tenure-track position, and the majority of time will be spent on teaching
and duties to support the education mission of the Department.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Serve as course director for at least 1 course each semester and
contribute to other team-taught courses each semester, including summer. Advise undergraduate
and masters students in course selection for their programs of study, research opportunities, and
career planning. Work closely with faculty colleagues in Biochemistry to update the curriculum
and develop new courses. Maintain office hours for advising and aiding students. Oversee and
maintain shared departmental resources for teaching undergraduate and M.S. students.
Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, or related field.
Previous experience in teaching undergraduate biochemistry, with expertise in molecular biology
required. Excellent written and oral communication skills necessary. Must be eligible to work
in the United States. Candidates at the Assistant Professor level should have several years of
teaching experience. Candidates at the Associate Professor level should have a minimum of 5
years of teaching experience as well as a record of advising students, developing a new course,
or directing an education program.
How to Apply:
Review of applicants will begin on November 1, 2021. Send letter of
application, curriculum vitae, description of formal teaching experience, statement of teaching
interests and philosophy, statement of commitment to diversity, and contact information for 3
Biochemistry faculty search committee
The candidate’s diversity statement should address how their research, teaching, service has
contributed to diversity, equity and inclusion within their scholarly field. Candidates may also
additionally indicate how they have promoted structural justice for institutions of higher
Please arrange for references to send recommendation letters separately to the same address.
In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal
Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups,
and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Case Western Reserve University
provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a
reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the
Office of Equity at 216-368-3066 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to
granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.