Assistant Professor - Biotechnology - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


Detailed Job Description

Teaches courses within the core biology curriculum in Biochemistry and Protein Purification, and additional courses that may include Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, and Biotechnology. Develops and supervises a research program that promotes undergraduate student participation and results in peer-reviewed publication. Collaboratively and professionally promotes the department, college, and collective and individual interests of the staff and students. Supports ways to fulfill the guiding concepts of the university.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with terminal, earned degree appropriate to discipline. ABD accepted. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. Evidence of potential for scholarly/creative work consistent with a teaching university. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a doctorate and related teaching experience required. Expertise in Biotechnology and Biochemistry, or related field.
Biotech industry experience preferred.


Knowledge of theory and practice of Biochemistry, Cell Biology, and Molecular Biology as it pertains to the field of biotechnology and their associated research methods.


Skills in the instruction of lectures and laboratory courses.


Ability to develop curriculum and teach assigned courses.

Ability to develop and maintain effective educational partnerships at the campus, local, state and national levels.

Ability to communicate (written and verbal).

Ability to supervise students and support staff.

Pay Range


Special Instructions to Applicants

Under “Reference’s Letter” Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

Keyword Phrases

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  • beautiful mountain location
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  • Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Cell Biology
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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