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Tenure Track Faculty Positions in Organic and Biochemistry

The Department of Chemistry at High Point University invites applications for two tenure-track positions in (1.) organic and (2.) biochemistry at the Assistant Professor rank with a start date of August 2014. Teaching responsibilities include introductory chemistry as well as introductory and advanced courses in organic and biochemistry, respectively. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to develop an active research program involving undergraduates. The department supports degree programs in Chemistry and Biochemistry with a significant number of students preparing for careers in the health professions. The successful applicant will have access to startup and institutional research funds, laboratory, and office space, and will collaborate with faculty on the design of a new science complex scheduled to be completed in 2017.

High Point University, recently named the South’s number one “up and coming” school and number one in undergraduate teaching is in the midst of an exciting academic and cultural transformation, including the University’s launch of new programs in the health professions. A Ph.D. in organic, biochemistry or a closely related field is required and postdoctoral experience is preferred.

To apply, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Brian Augustine, Search Committee Chair, Drawer 19, High Point University, 833 Montlieu Ave., High Point, NC, 27262 or email Candidates who have earned the Ph.D. within the past five years should also provide undergraduate and graduate transcripts (copies of official transcripts are acceptable). Candidates should also visit the High Point University Human Resources webpage and upload their cover letter and CV here:

Review of applicants will begin on October 21.  High Point University is an equal opportunity employer.

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