Positions Available

Biochemistry Faculty Openings

The Department of Biochemistry at Case Western Reserve University welcomes applications for tenured/tenure track and non-tenure track faculty positions

Tenure Track/Tenured Faculty Positions

Case Western Reserve University, Department of Biochemistry invites 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, RNA biology methodologies, signal transduction and chromatin biology as they pertain to fundamental aspects of human diseases such as cancer biology.  

Minimum Qualifications:  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.  

How to Apply:  Review of applicants will begin on October 18, 2021.  Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, description of research interests, statement of commitment to diveristy and contact information for 3 references to: 

     Biochemistry faculty search committee
     biocfacsearch@case.edu

The candidate’s diversity statement should address how their research/teaching/service contributed to diversity, equity and inclusion within their scholarly field. Candidates may also/additionally indicate how they have promoted structural justice for institutions of higher learning.  
Please arrange for references to send recommendation letters separately to the same address. Given that the search is open rank and broadly defined scholarly interests, we ask that applicants clearly specify within the cover letter the rank and field of expertise.

Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. The University is dedicated to fostering an environment of inclusive excellence. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are strongly 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.


Non-Tenure Track Faculty Position

Case Western Reserve University, Department of Biochemistry is seeking 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.

Responsibilities and Duties:  Serve as course director for at least 1 course each semester and contribute to other team-taught courses each semester, including summer.  Advise undergraduate and masters students in course selection for their programs of study, research opportunities, and career planning.  Work closely with faculty colleagues in Biochemistry to update the curriculum and develop new courses.  Maintain office hours for advising and aiding students.  Oversee and maintain shared departmental resources for teaching undergraduate and M.S. students.

Minimum Qualifications:  Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, or related field.  Previous experience in teaching undergraduate biochemistry, with expertise in molecular biology required.  Excellent written and oral communication skills necessary.  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 students, developing a new course, or directing an education program.

How to Apply:  Review of applicants will begin on November 1, 2021.  Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, description of formal teaching experience, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, statement of commitment to diversity, and contact information for 3 references to:
                Biochemistry faculty search committee
                biocsearch@case.edu

The candidate’s diversity statement should address how their research, teaching, service has contributed to diversity, equity and inclusion within their scholarly field. Candidates may also additionally indicate how they have promoted structural justice for institutions of higher learning.  

Please arrange for references to send recommendation letters separately to the same address.

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 of Equity at 216-368-3066 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.