Location: Oakland, CA Category: Faculty Posted On: Wed Dec 6 2017 Job Description: The Department of Chemistry educates students majoring in Chemistry, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Biology, Environmental Science and Biopsychology and supports the Mills College Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Program.  

The Department of Chemistry at Mills College invites applications for a full-time Assistant Adjunct Professor in Chemistry specializing in Biochemistry. Mills College offers an inclusive, engaged learning environment with small classes where women are encouraged to break barriers to STEM fields. The successful candidate will have substantial teaching experience, and a proven track record of mentoring and working with Undergraduate students in Chemistry and Biochemistry. The Assistant Adjunct Professor will be responsible for teaching five to six courses per year plus advising and departmental service. Teaching will include: upper-division lectures in Biochemistry, and some lower division lectures or labs based on qualifications.  Other responsibilities will include academic advising for undergraduates in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, and establishing a student research program for the summer of 2019 (funding is available for supplies).

This is a one academic year renewable contract position to begin in August 2018.  Job Requirements:Candidates should have:

  • Preferably a Ph.D. in Biochemistry or a closely related field, though candidates with Master degrees will be considered
  • Experience teaching a wide variety of courses in Chemistry at the undergraduate level
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • The ability to work with a diverse and dynamic student population

Additional Information:This is a full-time exempt position. Salary is $60,000 per year, and includes an excellent benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life/LTD insurance/403(b) retirement plan, 12 sick days and 10 paid holidays annually. Staff members also receive free admission to campus events, use of the pool, fitness center, and tennis courts. Tuition remission is also available after an introductory period. Pet insurance, long-term care insurance and legal-assistance insurance are available as voluntary benefits.

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