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Assistant Professor of Chemistry (Biochemistry)

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry invites applications for a tenure-track position to begin fall 2022. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in biochemistry or a closely related field (postdoctoral experience preferred) and demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and research. Teaching responsibilities include biochemistry and general chemistry, electives in the candidate’s area of specialization, and contributions to the College’s winter term and first-year seminar programs. Research with undergraduate students is expected and strongly supported.

Middlebury College and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to these goals through their teaching, scholarship, and service. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Through Interfolio submit: a letter of application addressed to Biochemistry Professor Search Chair; a curriculum vitae; undergraduate and graduate transcripts; a statement of teaching philosophy and research plans; anticipated start-up needs; a one-page statement on inclusion; and three current, confidential letters of recommendation, at least two of which speak to teaching ability or promise. The statement on inclusion should address how your teaching, mentorship, and/or community service demonstrate a commitment to and/or evidence of engaging with issues of diversity and inclusion.

Applications will be accepted beginning immediately. For full consideration, applications should be received by September 17, 2021. Candidates should not wait for all recommendation letters to arrive before submitting their application via Interfolio.

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check.  Information on our background check policy can be found here:

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

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