Assistant Professor, Biochemistry (Derby Line)

Compensation

: $81,245.00 - $123,780.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Education - Post Secondary



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Salve Regina University, ranked as one of the most transformative colleges in the United States by Money Magazine and among the best regional universities in the north by U.S. News and World Report, is a comprehensive Catholic University located in the scenic coastal community of Newport, Rhode Island. The University's commitment to academic success and personal discovery extends beyond its historic campus into a dynamic world where the application of higher thinking and skill are most valued. Salve Regina offers associate, bachelor's and master's degree programs, graduate certificates, and doctoral programs in humanities, international relations and nursing. Enrollment includes more than 2,600 undergraduate and graduate students from across the U.S. and around the world.


Job Description:

The Chemistry Department at Salve Regina University is pleased to announce an openingfor a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning August 2020. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Chemistry with a focus in Biochemistry, or a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and, preferably, will have postdoctoral experience. Applicants from all fields of Biochemistry are welcome, and experience with mass spectrometry and/or computational tools is a plus.

The teaching responsibilities of this position include developing and teaching biochemistry lecture and laboratory courses for the Chemistry and Biochemistry majors. In addition, the faculty member may participate in teaching General Chemistry, as well as teaching advanced courses in the area of expertise, and possibly non-majors courses.

The candidate will also be expected to mentor undergraduate students in independent research projects. Salve Regina University is a member of the NIH-funded Rhode Island IDeA Network for Biomedical Research Excellence (RI-INBRE), which provides research funding, facilities, and collaborative opportunities for participating faculty.


Requirements:

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Chemistry with a focus in Biochemistry, or a Ph.D. in Biochemsitry and, preferably, will have postdoctoral experience. Applicants from all fields of Biochemistry are welcome, and experience with mass spectrometry and/or computational tools is a plus.


Additional Information:

Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including:

  • health and dental coverage
  • life insurance
  • long-term disability
  • 403B plan
  • tuition benefits and more

Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant with all applicable non-discrimination laws.


Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online for any open staff and faculty positions. Pre-employment background checks and reference checks are required of successful candidates. Salve Regina University participates in E-verify.

A complete application includes:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Detailed description of research interests and plans, emphasizing the suitability of the research for undergraduate researchers
  • Statement of teaching philosophy that includes your teaching interests, goals, and ideas about pedagogical approaches
  • The contact information for three professional references, at least one of whom can speak to your abilities in classroom and laboratory teaching


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