Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Molecular or Cell Sciences

Faculty within the Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Sciences will drive, support, and ensure the integration of scientifically based, biomedical sciences, and osteopathic principles and practices for predoctoral and/or postdoctoral students, provide service to the college and professional communities and engage in innovative scholarship and research to advance medical knowledge.


  • Maintain active membership, in good standing, in one’s training specialty or current field.
  • Maintain an ongoing personal and professional development portfolio, including documentation of teaching, professional development activities and plans, service provided to college and communities, scholarly activity and research to assure personal growth and continued competency with specialty field of Biochemistry, Cellular or Molecular Biology.
  • Foster and cultivate the overall learning environment by mentoring students in educational endeavors that encompass research, scholarly activity, classroom instruction, active learning groups, and laboratory experience
  • Maintain office hours for student advising, tutoring, remediation and consultation as specified by ARCOM.
  • Participate in the assessment and evaluation of students and provide feedback and remedial assistance to ensure that the students of ARCOM meet the standards established by the faculty and college and obtain the knowledge, skills and competency required.
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in all aspects of personal and professional actions and performance
  • Demonstrate adaptability and willingness to assist the college in fulfilling its mission and vision through teaching or other professional endeavors, and actively participate in service.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Manager.



Education and Experience

Minimum Qualifications

  • Terminal degree (PhD) in Biochemistry, Molecular or Cell Biology or a closely related field.
  • Demonstration of successful teaching experience as an instructor or course coordinator/director of a relevant scientific discipline at the undergraduate or graduate level.
  • Sustained productivity and contribution (e.g. presentations, publications, patents, etc.) to a relevant professional field.
  • Possess skills necessary to contribute to the advancement of a Department of Biochemistry, Molecular and Cellular Sciences at a new medical school.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Post-doctoral experience in a biomedical research setting.
  • Excellent leadership and administrative skills, established track record of mentorship, and experience in medical and/or graduate education.
  • Experience in the development and implementation of courses in a relevant discipline.
  • Experience in team-based learning approaches to instruction.
  • Demonstrated achievement(s) integrating the basic sciences from research or educational endeavors


Required knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Familiarity with the delivery of Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology content in the classroom through a variety of modalities.
  • Passion to mentor and motivate students and peers.
  • Willingness to learn new approaches for content delivery and their implementation.


If you need assistance in the application process because of a disability, or for any other reason, please contact Barbara Jetton, Director of Human Resources, at 479.308.2291 or