Department of Chemistry



Tenure Track Position - University of Delaware Newark

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Biochemistry
The University of Delaware Newark, Delaware
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry invites applications for a tenure- track assistant
professor in biochemistry. The successful candidate will have a PhD in biochemistry, chemistry, or
related fields, and demonstrate excellence in teaching at all levels of biochemistry. We seek
highly creative individuals whose research interests complement those of the Department. An
emphasis on probing and exploiting chemical principles that engender biological complexity will be
an asset.

Founded in 1743, the University of Delaware combines tradition and innovation, offering students a
rich heritage along with the latest in instructional and research technology. Located in Newark,
Delaware, within two hours of New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C., with a
railroad station in town, the University is a Land Grant, Sea Grant, Space Grant, and Carnegie
Research University (with very high research activity, a designation accorded to fewer than three
percent of the degree-granting institutions in the U.S.), and with external funding exceeding $200
million. A state-assisted, privately governed institution, the University enrolls approximately
17,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduate students. The University of Delaware has been recognized
for the past five years by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of America's best universities
to work for. Within the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, the successful candidate will
benefit from excellent core laboratories and a vibrant and supportive intellectual environment.

Applicant Instructions:
Applicants should apply on-line at and should submit a  letter of
 application, a curriculum vitae, description of  initial research plans, statement of teaching
philosophy and arrange for submission of at least three letters of recommendation. Review of
applications will begin on October 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. All
application materials will be shared with departmental faculty. Questions should be directed to Ms.
Susan Cheadle at:

Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer, which encourages applications from
minority group members, women, individuals with a disability and veterans. The University's Notice
of Non-Discrimination can be found at Employment
offers will be conditioned   upon   successful   completion   of   a   criminal   background  
check.   A
conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.