Associate Professor in Chemical Biology/Biochemistry

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Drexel University invites applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) position in biophysical chemistry. It is expected that the successful candidate will build a vigorous externally funded interdisciplinary research program that applies a variety of up-to-date spectroscopic techniques to biomolecules and biomaterials. We expect him/her to seek collaborations with research groups in other departments in the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. She/he should have a Ph.D. in chemistry or relevant disciplines and postdoctoral experience. With her/his teaching and research the candidate will contribute to the development of a curriculum in Biochemistry or Chemical Biology. Regarding teaching, the candidate will be in charge of undergraduate major and graduate courses in physical chemistry. The candidate should have a strong track-record of publications in well-established scientific journals. We expect a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and an equally strong readiness and capability to mentor undergraduate, Master's and PhD students. Drexel University and the Department of Chemistry are committed to ensuring a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere where diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values shared by all our community members. More details about the position, the department and the university can be found at Drexel Careers ( For questions regarding the position, the department, and/or the university please contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Prof. Reinhard Schweitzer-Stenner, at Applications including a curriculum vitae, a summary of proposed research topics, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and email addresses of at least 3 references should be submitted to Drexel Careers. Letters of reference/recommendation will be requested from candidates who are invited for a remote Zoom interview. Review of applications will commence on October 1, 2021 and will continue until a suitable candidate pool is identified. Applications received by October 1, 2021 will be given priority consideration. Only applications submitted via Drexel Careers will be considered.

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