Carrier Opportunities: Biochemist Position University of Hartford

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Hartford invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Biochemistry beginning Fall 2015.  Applicants should have a Ph.D. in chemistry with an emphasis in biochemistry. (Advanced ABD candidates will be considered.) The successful candidate will be expected to establish an independent research program at the undergraduate level.  Primary teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate courses in biochemistry, introductory chemistry with potential for advanced courses in the candidate’s field of expertise. Recent teaching experience as well as the ability to contribute to undergraduate courses in physical and analytical chemistry is desirable.  Candidates committed to encouraging underrepresented minorities in STEM disciplines are strongly encouraged to apply.

The University is located within the greater Hartford area rich in cultural and recreational activities, and it is within driving distance from metropolitan Boston and New York.  Our academic mission is to engage students in acquiring the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to thrive in, and contribute to, a pluralistic, complex world.  For the full text of our academic mission and more information about the University, please visit our website (

The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community, which values diversity in all its forms.  In addition, the University aspires to have its faculty and staff reflect the rich diversity of its student body and the Hartford region.  Candidates committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research goals and space/equipment needs, statement of teaching philosophy, graduate transcript and three signed letters of reference electronically (with all documents in PDF form) to Dr. Laura Pence (, Search Committee Chair, Department of Chemistry, University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06117.  Application review will begin on November 1, 2014.

The University of Hartford is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, Male/Female/Disabled/Veteran.  Women and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.  EEO/M/F/D/V

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