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Biochemistry Faculty Openings

The Department of Biochemistry at Case Western Reserve University welcomes applications for both tenure track research-intensive faculty and non-tenure track teaching-focused faculty. Please see below for position descriptions and application instructions.


Tenure Track Faculty Positions

We invite applications for tenure track faculty or tenured faculty positions. While applications from individuals with interests in any area of biochemistry are requested, areas of specific interest include metabolism/metabolomics, RNA biology, stress response signaling, and chromatin biology as they pertain to fundamental aspects of human diseases such as cancer biology.

Successful candidates are expected to develop innovative and externally funded research programs, participate in departmental education programs, and contribute to service opportunities. Candidates should have a PhD and/or MD with a strong record of research accomplishments. Candidates at the Assistant Professor level will have significant postdoctoral research experience with the potential for developing an extramurally funded and nationally recognized research program, while candidates at the Associate Professor level will have a funded and nationally/internationally recognized research program.

The Department of Biochemistry offers outstanding startup packages, modern laboratory space, excellent core facilities and a highly collaborative environment.

To apply, please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, description of research interests, and contact information for 3 references to: biocfacsearch@case.edu . Please arrange for references to send recommendation letters separately to the same address.


Teaching Faculty Position

We seek a highly qualified candidate to fill a full-time faculty position at a rank commensurate with experience and expertise. This is a non-tenure-track position, and the majority of time will be spent on teaching and duties to support the education mission of the Department.

The successful candidate will serve as course director for at least 1 course each semester and contribute to other team-taught courses each semester, including summer. They will advise undergraduate students in course selection for their programs of study, research opportunities, and career planning. They will work closely with faculty colleagues in Biochemistry to update the curriculum and develop new courses, and maintain office hours for advising and aiding students. They will also oversee and maintain shared departmental resources for teaching undergraduate and M.S. students.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, or related field. Previous experience in teaching undergraduate biochemistry, with expertise in molecular biology and/or metabolism is required. Excellent written and oral communication skills are necessary. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. Candidates at the Assistant Professor level should have several years of teaching experience. Candidates at the Associate Professor level should have a minimum of 5 years of teaching experience as well as a record of advising undergraduate students, developing a new course, or directing an education program.

To appply, please send a letter of application, complete vitae, description of formal teaching experience, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, and contact information for 3 references to: biocsearch@case.edu . Please arrange for references to send recommendation letters separately to the same address.


Applications will be considered until the positions are filled.

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216.368.8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.