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Assistant Professor of Biochemistry

California State University, Long Beach, Chemistry & Biochemistry Department

Job Title: Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
Reference Code: Recruitment Number 2488
Job Location: Long Beach , CA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Sciences and technology: other
Biology/biotechnology/life sciences
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2017-09-19
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
California State University, Long Beach

EFFECTIVE DATE:  August 20, 2018 (Fall Semester)

Teach undergraduate lecture and laboratory courses in biochemistry and graduate level courses in the area of specialty; supervise undergraduate and graduate student research; develop and sustain an independent and externally funded research program involving undergraduate and graduate students leading to publications (research start-up funds are available); participate in service to the department, university, and community.

Job Requirements

Ph.D. in Biochemistry or closely related discipline. Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2018. Strong record of research productivity; demonstrated potential for developing and sustaining an independent externally funded research program involving undergraduate and graduate (MS) students leading to peer-reviewed publications; potential for effective teaching in biochemistry. Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.

Post-doctoral research experience; preference will be given to candidates who can complement research interests of existing faculty and/or utilize existing instrumentation.

Information and Application Process Instructions


  • A Student Success Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (approximately one page, single-spaced)
  • Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications
  • CV (including current email address)
  • Three current letters of recommendation independently provided by references.
  • Research proposal involving lab, major instrumentation and start-up needs.
  • Statement of teaching philosophy.
  • Copy of unofficial transcript from institution awarding highest degree.
  • Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, and an official transcript.

A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

Electronic files from applicants and reference letters should be sent to CNSM-chemsearch6@csulb.edu

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications to begin October 16th, 2017.  Position open until filled (or recruitment canceled)

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Dr. Chris Brazier, Chair
California State University, Long Beach
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry-9507
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach , CA 90840
United States of America
Phone: 562-985-4941
Fax: 562-985-8557
E-Mail: CNSM-chemsearch6@csulb.edu

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