Assistant Professor - Biochemistry

Summary of Duties

The Marywood University Department of Science seeks an Assistant Professor (Biochemistry) for a tenure track position beginning August 2017.

Responsibilities include teaching lecture and lab courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels; student advising, research and scholarly publication; service to the University, community, and department; related program responsibilities; serving on thesis and dissertation committees; and grantsmanship. The successful candidate will be expected to teach Biochemistry I and II for Science majors, Biochemistry for Nutrition & Dietetics majors, and general Chemistry courses for non-majors.

The Department of Science offers Bachelor’s degrees in Biology, Biotechnology, Environmental Science, Pre-Physician Assistant, Biology (Pre-Chiropractic) and Medical Laboratory Sciences. It also offers a non-thesis Master’s degree in Biotechnology.

Marywood University is a comprehensive Catholic university sponsored by the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary and located in northeastern Pennsylvania, easily accessible to Philadelphia, New York City, and the Pocono Mountains. Additional information about the University is available at


  • Educational:

     Education - Ph.D. in Biochemistry or related field, evidence of relevant research, scholarship, and teaching experience are required.

  • Work Experience Requirements:

    Applicants should be able to present evidence of experience and/or preparation in teaching a wide range of biochemical topics. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience teaching both science majors and non-science majors, such as nutrition & dietetics or other health professions. Applicants with background and interest in environmental studies are also strongly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To assure full consideration, please submit all materials by March 8. Required materials include: letter of application, curriculum vita, research plan, teaching philosophy and letters from at least three (3) professional references; at least one reference should have direct knowledge of the applicant’s teaching experience.

Applications may be submitted to:

Dr. Mary Lynn Grayeski, Chair, Biochemistry Search Committee

Department of Science

Marywood University

2300 Adams Avenue

Scranton, PA 18509-1598.

An electronic submission is preferred as an MS Word document or pdf file to: