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The Department of Biochemistry at Concordia University, Irvine, CA, invites applications for a full-time faculty member beginning in July 2022. The individual should demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarship in the discipline of biochemistry . The faculty member will teach courses in our Enduring Questions and Ideas Core Curriculum and other courses in the department, as well filling roles in advising, mentoring, assessment, program recruitment, and university service. CUI seeks an individual who values a Christian educational approach to higher learning and who will promote the mission, purpose, and objectives of the university, committed to the Lutheran liberal arts tradition. Rank and salary will be determined by credentials and experience.
Qualifications: Terminal degree (PhD) in biochemistry (or related field) is preferred. A MS in biochemistry with appropriate professional experiences will be considered. Competencies in bioinformatics, computer programming, biology or mathematics are also desirable.
Appointment: The position is a full-time position that will require being on the Irvine campus and comes with full rights as a full-time faculty member. The faculty will be expected to teach courses in CUI’s Enduring Questions and Ideas Core Curriculum, in their department majors and possibly other courses in the university per their individual competencies. They will be expected to participate in events related to the Q&I Curriculum on campus, including convocations and requirements of full-time faculty with respect to service to the Institution, the Academy, as well as to the church and community.
Concordia University Irvine does not discriminate in the employment of individuals on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex or age. However, Concordia University Irvine is a Christian educational institution operated by The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) and in compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, employs only those individuals who meet the religious membership requirement established by the university.
Review of application materials begins immediately and continues until the position is funded and filled.
Concordia University Irvine, California is a Lutheran co-ed, residential liberal arts university serving over 4,300 students, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in over forty fields of study. Please visit Concordia’s website at www.cui.edu for additional information.