Biochem Position

Kenneth Piers (
Mon, 28 Dec 1998 13:29:41 -0500

Calvin College, a Christian four-year comprehensive college with ~4000
students and nine Chemistry and Biochemistry faculty, invites
applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Biochemistry or
Biological Chemistry, to begin September 1999. The successful
candidate will be able to teach biochemistry, but may have a Ph.D. in
any bio-related area of chemistry. A Ph.D. degree is required. Rank is
open. Applicants should have a strong interest in undergraduate
teaching and be prepared to initiate a research program which involves
undergraduate students. All Calvin faculty are expected to support the
religious commitment and educational mission of the college. Complete
information about the position can be found at . Send
applications (preferably by January 15, 1999) to Dr. Roger L. DeKock,
Chair, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Calvin College, 3201
Burton St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546, or by E-mail to Each application should include a letter which
addresses the candidate's commitment to teaching at a Christian
liberal arts college. The application should also include a curriculum
vita including the names and addresses of three references, and a brief
(2-3 pages) outline of
a research program that could involve undergraduate students. Calvin
College is an equal opportunity employer, and candidates of both
genders and of all racial and ethnic backgrounds are encouraged to

Kenneth Piers, Professor Telephone:(616)-957-6491 (W)
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry (616)-676-2056 (H)
Calvin College Fax: (616)-957-6501
GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49546 E-mail:

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