Assistant Professor Chemistry (C22377)

This vacancy is: Full time

Salary: Commensurate with Education & Experience

Location: Natural Sciences

Posted Date: Wednesday, June 04th, 2014

Closing Date: Wednesday, December 31st, 2014



Coppin State University, a fully accredited institution and a member of the University System of Maryland, is accepting applications for an Assistant Professor of Biochemistry. Founded in 1900, Coppin is an urban, residential, historically black university offering 53 majors, and 12 graduate degree programs to nearly 4,000 students enrolled in day, evening, on-line, and weekend undergraduate and graduate courses.


Successful candidate will teach Biochemistry, General Chemistry and Chemistry of health science for pre-nursing students. He or she will supervise undergraduate research and participate in department, school and university assignments. The candidate is expected to maintain and facilitate the delivery of courses using contemporary technology for quality classroom instruction.


  • PhD in Biochemistry


  • Three years of teaching experience in a four year university setting or a recent graduate with a Post-Doc in Biochemistry

  • Successful experience in obtaining external grants and understating cross-disciplinary research

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent written communication and public speaking skills

  • Demonstrated commitment to higher academic and professional standards

  • Must demonstrate the ability to work well with pre-profession students

  • Demonstrated ability in developing and leading undergraduate research

Unofficial transcripts will be accepted at time of application. However, if an official offer of employment is rendered official transcripts must be submitted within (30) days of hire. This position is contingent upon availability of funds.

Application Process

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for at least three references to:

Coppin State University

Office of Human Resources

2500 West North Avenue

Baltimore, Maryland 21216-3698


Fax: 410-951-6777

Phone: 410-951-3666

Note: Incomplete packets will not receive consideration. Be sure to include vacancy C22377 in your letter of interest. Complete application packets must be received by December 31, 2014.