Black Hills State University invites applicants for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor position in Biochemistry beginning August 2019.
The successful candidate will teach Biochemistry I/II, Survey of Organic and Biochemistry and courses in an area of specialization at the undergraduate level. The ideal candidate will generate research opportunities for undergraduate students, take advantage of the scientific opportunities at BHSU, and serve as a mentor in programs such as the Master of Science in Integrative Genomics program and South Dakota-Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network (SD-BRIN).
A PhD in Biochemistry, or closely related field, required prior to start of the fall 2019 semester.
Applications must be made online at http://Yourfuture.sdbor.edu. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, statement of proposed research, transcripts and names and contact information for at least three professional references. Letters of reference/recommendation are not accepted. (Please note, you may need to combine documents into one file to upload into the system.) This position is open until filled with a first review date of February 11, 2019 at 11PM MDT. For further information on the campus and program, applicants are invited to visit our website at http://www.bhsu.edu. For application assistance, contact Human Resources at 605.642.6549. Please direct all inquiries regarding the position to Dr. Katrina Jensen, chair of the search committee, at Katrina.Jensen@bhsu.edu
The School of Natural Sciences at Black Hills State University is a vibrant, growing department with approximately 23 faculty members in biology, chemistry, physics, and environmental physical science. Faculty and their students conduct research on-campus in labs such as the Center for the Conservation of Biological Resources (CCBR), the Scanning Electron Microscopy laboratory, LA-ICP-MS facility, the Sanford Underground Research Facility (SURF) in Lead, and a number of other research facilities housed in the School of Natural Sciences.
Black Hills State University is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer (EEO). Employment is dependent upon a satisfactory background check.
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Black Hills State University is a masters-level state University with 4,500 students. The campus leads the region in sustainability efforts and maintains top academic programs in business (AACSB), exercise science, natural sciences, social sciences, the arts, mass communication, health sciences and education. The University, founded in 1883, is located in the northern Black Hills, a region abundant with outdoor activity and culture. Spearfish, S.D., is recognized as one of the top 10 most livable small towns in the
USA and has also been recognized nationally for outdoor recreational opportunities. A second location, BHSU-RC, was recently established in Rapid City, the state’s second largest city. BHSU, a member of
NCAA Division II athletics, offers 14 sports. BHSU has a legacy of champion rodeo teams