Assistant Professor of Chemistry - Biochemistry

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Position Information

Job Title Assistant Professor of Chemistry - Biochemistry
Requisition No. 12335
Job Description Summary:

Oakland University Department of Chemistry invites applications for a tenure track position in Biochemistry starting August 2018. Development of an externally funded research program is expected. Teaching will be at the undergraduate and graduate (MS/PhD) levels. PhD in Biochemistry or in a related area such as bioorganic, biophysical, bioanalytical or bioinorganic chemistry is required, and postdoctoral experience is desirable. The successful candidate will engage undergraduate and graduate students in their research program.
The Department of Chemistry ( is a research-oriented department with Master’s and Ph.D. programs. Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral research institution located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 132 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing. The University supports more than 200 student organizations and competes in Division 1 athletics. The Detroit metropolitan area offers a wide variety of professional, cultural, sporting, and entertainment opportunities.
Oakland University is committed to increasing diversity and the participation and advancement of women and underrepresented minorities in STEM.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D in biochemistry or a closely related area

Preferred Qualifications:
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vita, concise statement of research plans and teaching interests, and unofficial transcripts via Provide names and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications begins December 1, 2017.

Pay Basis Annually
Open Date 10/04/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Category Faculty
Job Type Full-Time
EEO Statement:

Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts (unofficial)
  4. Research Statement
  5. Teaching Statement
Optional Documents