This position has been filled.  Thank you for your interest!

(6 credits- 3 fall 2013 and 3 spring 2014)


Rivier University is looking for a part-time adjunct faculty member to teach Biochemistry I (CHE 306) in Fall 2013 semester (a 3-credit course) and Biochemistry II (CHE 307) in Spring 2014 semester (a 3-credit course) for biology majors.  Topics include: protein structure and function, enzymes and enzyme kinetics, nucleic acids, bio-chemical energetics, major catabolic and selected anabolic pathways, photosynthesis, nucleotide metabolism, and gene expression and regulation. There are no laboratories associated with the courses.


Candidates qualified to teach undergraduates will have a Ph.D in biochemistry, pharmacology, organic chemistry, or medical chemistry. Teaching experience is preferred. Instructors who can teach evening classes are strongly encouraged to apply. The Biochemistry course is scheduled for Wednesday night (6:30 PM – 9:00 PM).

The ability and willingness to support the mission of the University, in all daily activities.


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information for 3 professional references to: Human Resources, RIVIER UNIVERSITY, 420 South Main Street, Nashua, NH 03060,  or email to No agencies please. EOE

Information about Rivier:  

Rivier University has the advantage of a central New England location in a thriving small city less than 50 miles from metropolitan Boston.  With a student population of 2,300 undergraduate and graduate students, the University is recognized for academic excellence, a strong liberal arts program, and professional career preparation in various fields.