Chemical Notations


Assistant Professor of Chemistry

California State University Monterey Bay Biology/Chemistry Departments

The Department of Biology and Chemistry at California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) invites applications for a tenure-track chemistry faculty position at the assistant level to begin in Fall 2020.  We seek applicants with a demonstrated commitment to teaching and research.

  • Teaching expectations will be both in lower division chemistry courses and associated lab and electives in the upper division in the applicant’s specialty or area of expertise
  • The candidate must employ innovative teaching and learning techniques that engage diverse students through active learning, course-based research, and the appropriate use of technology
  • There will be a need to develop and maintain a research program that provides opportunities for undergraduates; To do so the candidate must have plans to pursue and obtain extramural funding to support an active research program
  • The candidate must sustain scholarly research in chemistry or chemistry education leading to publications and professional visibility
  • The successful candidate will collaborate with other faculty and professional outreach programs in the region

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Distinguished Professor – Pharmaceutical Chemistry

University of North Carolina Wilmington Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for a Distinguished Professor position in the broad area of pharmaceutical chemistry. The Linda Sayed Distinguished Professor of Chemistry is a faculty position at the rank of associate or full professor. The successful candidate is expected to maintain excellence in research with a vigorous, externally funded program, and to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, particularly in pharmaceutical chemistry. The successful candidate is also expected to have a significant influence on the development of a new Ph.D. program in Pharmaceutical Sciences. The envisioned start date for this position is August 2020.

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Assistant Professor – Marine/Atmospheric Chemistry

University of North Carolina Wilmington Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in the broad area of marine or atmospheric chemistry. Ideally, the successful candidate will start August 2020. The successful applicant will enhance the department’s existing strengths in marine and atmospheric chemistry. He/she will be expected to establish a nationally recognized, externally funded research program, mentor undergraduate and graduate students, mentor postdoctoral scientists, and teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels. The applicant must have significant background in analytical chemistry because teaching duties include courses in this field. UNCW is anticipating approval for a Ph.D. in Applied Coastal and Ocean Sciences to begin in August 2022.

The department is well equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation on both the main campus and at the Center for Marine Science located 7 miles away on the Intracoastal Waterway. Information about the department and CMS can be found at uncw.edu/chem and uncw.edu/cms.

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Instructor of Analytical Chemistry

Eastern Illinois University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Eastern Illinois University invites applications for a one-semester position:  Instructor of Analytical Chemistry. Duties begin in January, 2020.  A Ph.D. or substantial graduate work in chemistry or a closely related field is preferred. Teaching duties will include an undergraduate course in analytical chemistry, as well as general chemistry/general education courses.  Applicants should email a cover letter and current CV to Dr. Robert Chesnut at rwchesnut@eiu.edu. Applicants should include the names of three references.

Application review begins October 30, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.  Direct inquiries to Dr. Robert Chesnut at rwchesnut@eiu.edu.

Eastern Illinois University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/female/disability/veteran – committed to achieving a diverse community.


Open Rank Professor of Biochemistry

Soka University of America

Soka University of America (SUA) seeks to fill a position for a full-time tenure-track Professorship (Open-Rank) in Biochemistry beginning August 2020. The successful candidate will demonstrate their ability to excite and interest students in small classroom and laboratory settings and to develop a productive program of research and scholarship. This position will support SUA’s new Concentration in Life Sciences and Pre-Health Program housed in a new state-of the-art science teaching and research facility. The teaching responsibilities of this position include developing and teaching new biochemistry and interdisciplinary classroom and/or laboratory courses for these programs. In addition, the faculty member may develop and teach courses designed for students not concentrating in Life Science that meet the General Education course requirements in Biological Science or Physical Science. All faculty members also teach at least one course in SUA’s cross-disciplinary General Education curriculum (Core, Modes of Inquiry, or Learning Cluster; for course descriptions, see our catalog at www.soka.edu). All courses should engage students via project-based and active learning approaches suitable for small class sizes. The teaching load per academic year is five courses.

SUA is a selective four-year institution offering a challenging B.A. in the liberal arts. The university is committed to cross-disciplinary education and aims to foster close intellectual relations between faculty and students through mentorship. An appreciation of the centrality of peace, freedom and human rights to the happiness of the individual and the world provides the founding impetus for the university and its mission. SUA is open to students of all nationalities and beliefs and is committed to diversity in its academic community.  About half of SUA students have come from the US, and half have come from over 45 other countries.

Qualifications: Applicants from all fields of biochemistry are welcome with preference for interdisciplinary researchers in fields relevant to our new life sciences concentration, which is designed to prepare students for careers in biology, medicine, and public health. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Biochemistry or an appropriate area, and preferably will have postdoctoral experience. Applicants should be versatile enough to teach outside their area of specialization, such as organic chemistry or other chemistry courses, and will have demonstrated excellence in teaching and research.

Benefits / Salary: Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience. All full-time faculty members are eligible for medical, dental, and retirement benefits.

Deadline for applications:  Review of applications will begin on October 1st, 2019 and continue till the positions are filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a one to two-page statement of teaching philosophy (which should also address how the candidate would fulfill the teaching responsibilities described above), evidence of teaching effectiveness, a one-page statement of research interests and three confidential letters of recommendation to be addressed to Bryan Penprase, Ph.D., Dean of Faculty and submitted directly from referees through the Interfolio platform. Employment is contingent on the completion of a successful background check.

Please apply by clicking on this link: https://apply.interfolio.com/65303 

Email:  facultyrecruiting@soka.edu


Assistant Professor of Biochemistry

Soka University of America

Soka University of America (SUA) seeks to fill a position for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor in Biochemistry beginning August 2020. The successful candidate will demonstrate their ability to excite and interest students in small classroom and laboratory settings and to develop a productive program of research and scholarship. This position will support SUA’s new Concentration in Life Sciences and Pre-Health Program housed in a new state-of the-art science teaching and research facility. The teaching responsibilities of this position include developing and teaching new biochemistry and interdisciplinary classroom and/or laboratory courses for these programs. In addition, the faculty member may develop and teach courses designed for students not concentrating in Life Science that meet the General Education course requirements in Biological Science or Physical Science. All faculty members also teach at least one course in SUA’s cross-disciplinary General Education curriculum (Core, Modes of Inquiry, or Learning Cluster; for course descriptions, see our catalog at www.soka.edu). All courses should engage students via project-based and active learning approaches suitable for small class sizes. The teaching load per academic year is five courses.

SUA is a selective four-year institution offering a challenging B.A. in the liberal arts. The university is committed to cross-disciplinary education and aims to foster close intellectual relations between faculty and students through mentorship. An appreciation of the centrality of peace, freedom and human rights to the happiness of the individual and the world provides the founding impetus for the university and its mission. SUA is open to students of all nationalities and beliefs and is committed to diversity in its academic community.  About half of SUA students have come from the US, and half have come from over 45 other countries.

Qualifications: Applicants from all fields of biochemistry are welcome with preference for interdisciplinary researchers in fields relevant to our new life sciences concentration, which is designed to prepare students for careers in biology, medicine, and public health. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Biochemistry or an appropriate area, and preferably will have postdoctoral experience. Applicants should be versatile enough to teach outside their area of specialization, such as organic chemistry or other chemistry courses, and will have demonstrated excellence in teaching and research.

Benefits / Salary: Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience. All full-time faculty members are eligible for medical, dental, and retirement benefits.

Deadline for applications:  Review of applications will begin on October 1st, 2019 and continue till the positions are filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a one to two-page statement of teaching philosophy (which should also address how the candidate would fulfil the teaching responsibilities described above), evidence of teaching effectiveness, a one-page statement of research interests and three confidential letters of recommendation to be addressed to Bryan Penprase, Ph.D., Dean of Faculty and submitted directly from referees through the Interfolio platform. Employment is contingent on the completion of a successful background check.

Please apply by clicking on this link: https://apply.interfolio.com/65338

Email:  facultyrecruiting@soka.edu


Tenure-Track Faculty Positions

Mississippi State University, Biological and Physical Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at Mississippi State University invites applications for up to two tenure-track positions at the assistant professor level to start in the fall of 2020. Candidates with research interests in the areas of biological and/or physical chemistry are encouraged to apply. Candidates will be expected to establish an independent, externally-funded research program, and successful applicants will have a record of excellence in research and a commitment to teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Available departmental and institutional resources include an NMR facility, an X-ray crystallography facility, a high-resolution mass spectrometry lab, the Institute for Imaging and Analytical Technologies, and the High Performance Computing Collaboratory. Application review will begin October 1, 2019 and will continue until the positions are filled. Applicants must apply online and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, summary of research plans, and a statement of teaching interests. In addition, applicants should arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to search@chemistry.msstate.edu.

To apply online, see:  https://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/en-us/job/498887/assistant-professor

MSU is an equal opportunity institution. Discrimination based on race, color, ethnicity, sex, pregnancy, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as a US veteran, or any other status protected by law is prohibited. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

See also, the C&EN Jobs Ad:  https://chemistryjobs.acs.org/job/27792/assistant-professor/?LinkSource=PromotedJob


Associate Research Scholar

Princeton University Center for the Physics of Biological Function

The Center for the Physics of Biological Function (CPBF), a joint effort between Princeton University and The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, is continuing its effort to strengthen research and teaching at the interface of physics and biology. We are searching for Center Fellows, both theorists and experimentalists. Fellows will join our highly interactive group, with interests ranging from the dynamics of single molecules to neural computation, and from biochemical and genetic networks to collective behavior in populations.

Fellows must have recently completed their PhDs in a relevant field, and should be prepared to take advantage of the full collaborative research and monitoring opportunities in the Center. Rank and salary will be determined based on experience and qualifications. Appointments are for one year, with the expectation of reappointment pending satisfactory performance and continued funding, up to a total of three years. We expect new Fellows to join us for the Fall semester of 2020; start dates as early as February 2020 are possible. For fullest consideration, all application materials should be received by October 15, 2019.

Candidates selected for interview will participate in symposia on November 18-19 and December 9-10, 2019, in Princeton, with opportunities to visit The Graduate Center as well. Applicants are asked to reserve these dates.

Applicants must apply online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/12904 and submit a cover letter, CV including publications, and contact information for three references.


Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Analytical Chemistry

Western Washington University

Western Washington University (WWU) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in analytical chemistry beginning September 15, 2020.  The Chemistry Department and the College of Sciences and Engineering support Western’s mission to bring together individuals of diverse backgrounds and perspectives in an inclusive, student-centered university that develops the potential of learners and the well-being of communities.  We encourage applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, and other candidates from underrepresented backgrounds and with diverse experiences interested in this faculty position.  Attached is a short handout with more information about the position.  A full job description and online application may be found at: https://employment.wwu.edu/cw/en-us/job/497190/assistant-professor-analytical-chemistry.

WWU is a primarily undergraduate state institution (about 15,000 students) in Bellingham, WA, 60 miles south of Vancouver, British Columbia and 90 miles north of Seattle.  We have developed a strong undergraduate research culture that values excellence in research and teaching.

This is a new tenure-track faculty line in analytical chemistry.  I encourage you to share this information with your network including post-doctoral fellows, alumni, and graduating students from your program. While post-doctoral experience is a preferred qualification, recent graduates are also encouraged to apply.  Any questions about the position may be addressed to Prof. Steven Emory at (360) 650-7437 or steven.emory@wwu.edu.


Tenure-Track Chemistry Position – Open Area

The Hope College Chemistry Department

The Hope College Chemistry Department (www.hope.edu/academic/chemistry) invites applications for one tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position, open to all areas of chemistry, to start in Fall 2020. Candidates must have a Ph.D. Postdoctoral experience is preferred. The Chemistry Department is a national leader in undergraduate research. The development of a strong, externally-funded research program involving undergraduate students is expected. Teaching responsibilities will be split between classroom and laboratory courses in the candidate’s field of expertise and the introductory chemistry program. Application materials must be submitted electronically via www.hope.edu/employment/faculty. Review of completed applications will begin September 16. A subset of candidates will be asked to be available for a video interview.


Post-doctoral Research Associate

Shafer Radiochemistry Research Group

Job Description: Post-doctoral researcher sought for full-time position at the Colorado School of Mines, in collaboration with our research sponsor. The project would focus on molten salt and materials chemistry of uranium, zirconium and lithium. Electrochemistry, materials science, molten salt and/or glovebox experience preferred. Ph.D. Required. Our group has a demonstrated history of exciting research in areas of nuclear security, materials management and fundamental f-element science. Publications can be found here: https://www.shafer-radiochemistry.com/publications/ and more information on the group can be found here: https://www.shafer-radiochemistry.com/

Responsibilities include: designing experiments and process flow; examination of solution effects in plating chemistry using electrochemical and spectroscopic methods electroplating; material characterization through SEM and other forms of microscopy, preparing biweekly progress update presentations and quarterly updates to research sponsor; collaborating effectively with sponsor partners through sample exchange, co-development of processes, and materials characterization; providing mentorship to a graduate student and undergraduate student on the project; maintaining excellent lab safety and a diverse, accepting work environment; and assisting our Assistant Research Professorwith research group management (total of 10 graduate students, 1 undergraduate student, 1 technician).

How to Apply: Applications should email Professor Shafer (jshafer@mines.edu) with a CV, references and cover letter describing relevant skills and availability date (required). Desired start date is October 1, 2019, but flexibility exists regarding this. References will not be contacted until later in the selection process and you will be informed before that contact is made.

Total Rewards: Starting salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected applicant balanced with project budget availability and available market information. Mines provides an attractive benefits package including fully paid health and dental insurance. Part of Mines’ mission is to create a family-friendly environment supported through our dependent tuition benefits, parental leave benefits, and dependent care assistance plan, as well as in special events, camps, and programming. For more information visit: family.mines.edu

About us: The Colorado School of Mines is located in picturesque Golden, in the foothills of the Rockies, 15 miles west of Denver and 20 miles south of Boulder. The Shafer Research Group focuses on both the fundamental and applied aspects of actinide science
and related technologies. Dr. Shafer’s group is a high-quality, well-funded research
program ($750,000 in annual research awards) with support from DTRA, DOE-NNSA,
DOE-SC, DHS, and NSF. The research group is highly interdisciplinary and matriculates’
students with both Applied Chemistry and Nuclear Engineering graduate degrees.

Application close date: Open until filled


Temporary Lecturers to Teach Undergraduate Organic Chemistry

UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

The UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry seeks applications for temporary lecturer positions to teach undergraduate Organic Chemistry courses during the Fall 2019 and Winter 2020 Quarters.  We ask you to share this information with your department members.

Interested candidates may apply through the link below:
https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF04649


Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position

Indiana University, Bloomington

Dr. Paul Macklin, the leader of a dynamic laboratory for open source computational biology and oncology, seeks an interdisciplinary postdoctoral fellow for a project in computational data-driven modeling of breast cancer metastasis, jointly with experimental collaborators at Johns Hopkins University. Work in the MathCancer lab includes agent-based modeling of multicellular systems, multi-substrate diffusion solutions, cancer modeling, high-throughput computing, machine learning, and digital pathology, with a heavy emphasis in building open source technologies that benefit the entire scientific community. Learn more at http://MathCancer.org

The fellow will join a dynamic, interdisciplinary, and collaborative research environment with ample opportunities for career development and mentoring. IU SICE is first of its kind and among the largest in the country, with more than 125 full-time faculty and more than 1000 graduate students. SICE has received recognition as a “top-ten program to watch” (Computerworld) thanks to its excellence and leadership in academic programs, interdisciplinary research, placement, and outreach. IUB is also renowned for its top-ranked music school, performing and fine arts, and historic campus. Bloomington is located in the wooded rolling hills of southern Indiana, 50 miles south of Indianapolis. It is a culturally thriving college town with a moderate cost of living, cycling traditions, active lifestyle, and natural beauty.

Minimum Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Mathematics, Computer Science, Informatics, Engineering, or related discipline is required, with strong background in mathematical biology and strong C/C++ skills. Prior expertise in agent-based modeling (especially PhysiCell) is a plus. ABD (all but dissertation) candidates may apply but will need the Ph.D. prior to start. Applicants should have a record of independent research and publications along with the ability to participate in interdisciplinary collaborations.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Appointment: 3-year non-tenure-track appointment with potential for extension subject to performance and funding
Apply Online: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/8144

Special Instructions: Please upload a letter of interest, CV, representative publications, and contact information for three references at the application link above. Questions may be sent to Paul Macklin (macklinp@iu.edu).

For Fullest Consideration Apply By: August 31, 2019

Ideal Start Date: October 1, 2019 or sooner (negotiable)


Immediate Opening at Murray State

I’m the department chair at Murray State University – we’re about 4 hours southwest of Bloomington in Western Kentucky.  We have an unplanned vacancy in our department, and an immediate need for a lecturer.  If you have recent PhDs or ABDs who are interested in teaching, please ask them to send me a resume to directly at krevell@murraystate.edu, or to call me at 270-809-2587.

This one-year position is primarily organic chemistry, but might also include general chemistry or other subjects depending on the applicant’s strengths and interests.  The lecturer would be welcome to apply for a permanent tenure-track position for the following year.

Kevin Revell, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Chemistry
Murray State University
Murray, KY 42071
krevell@murraystate.edu
270-809-2587


Tenure Track Faculty Positions

Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry

The School of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions in all areas, with opportunities for joint appointments in other departments of science and engineering to facilitate interdisciplinary research and scholarship. Applicants will be considered at all ranks; one of the two positions is a chaired professorship for highly accomplished mid-career scientists at the associate or full professor level. Candidates are expected to demonstrate an exceptional commitment to the teaching and mentoring of students.

Georgia Tech is a top-ranked public research university situated in the heart of Atlanta. The Institute prides itself on its technology resources, collaborations, high-quality student body, and its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates for appointment at the assistant professor level should submit an application letter, curriculum vitae, summary of research plans, description of teaching interests and philosophy, and arrange for submission of three letters of reference. Candidates at advanced levels should submit an application letter, curriculum vitae, and a brief description of research plans, particularly if future plans differ significantly from past efforts. All materials and requests for information should be submitted electronically, as per the instructions found at:

https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13902

Applications will be considered beginning September 1, 2019, and will continue until the positions are filled. An earned doctorate is required by the start of the appointment, and a background check must be completed prior to employment.

Georgia Tech is an equal education/employment opportunity institution dedicated to building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. Georgia Tech has policies to promote a healthy work-life balance and is aware that attracting faculty may require meeting the needs of two careers.


Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Tabor College

Tabor College seeks a professor for a tenure-track position in organic/biochemistry. The main responsibility is teaching undergraduates at a liberal arts institution. Other responsibilities include research with undergraduates, mentoring, advising, recruiting, committee service and other duties as assigned. The chemistry department has traditional, environmental, and secondary education chemistry degree options and intentionally uses active learning to engage students.

Qualifications:

Master’s degree required, terminal degree preferred.
Commitment to teaching and service in the context of a Christian liberal arts college is essential.
A creative approach to innovation and program development highly desired.

Rank/Salary

Commensurate with faculty salary schedule.

Beginning Date:

August 2019.

Candidates are requested to submit the following:

Letter of application
Current curriculum vitae
Transcripts (unofficial accepted for initial review)
List of 3-5 references that can be contacted if necessary

Send application materials via email (preferred) to facultysearch@tabor.edu or by mail to:

Tabor College
Chemistry Professor Search Committee
400 S. Jefferson
Hillsboro, KS 67063

Closing Date:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Tabor College is a Christian liberal arts institution with a mission to prepare people for a life of learning, work, and service for Christ and his kingdom. The successful candidate must readily embrace the mission (see http://tabor.edu/about/mission-vision-values/) and theological identity of Tabor College (https://tabor.edu/about/theological-identity/).

Women and Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Tabor College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. As an educational institution operating under the auspices of the United States Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches, Tabor College is permitted, and reserves the right, to prefer employees on the basis of Religion (Title VII, Section 702-703, United States Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended).


Full-Time lecturer

Department of Chemistry, Case Western Reserve University

THE DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY, CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY invites applications for a full-time lecturer position starting August 19, 2019. Teaching responsibility will be determined based on the qualifications of the applicants but may include lecture and/or laboratory courses in general and organic chemistry. Lecturers are expected to teach the equivalent of two courses per semester, which may have multiple sections. A Ph.D. in chemistry and demonstrated excellence in teaching lecture and/or laboratory courses are required.

To apply, submit a letter of application, CV, and three confidential letters of reference at http://apply.interfolio.com/61191. Review of applications will begin on May 14, 2019.
In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.


Part-Time lecturer

Department of Chemistry, Case Western Reserve University

THE DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY, CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY invites applications for one or two part-time lecturer positions for the July 2019 Summer semester (July 9-August 2) and/or Fall 2019 (strong candidates will be considered for both positions). Teaching responsibilities in the summer will comprise the second semester lecture of sophomore organic chemistry, while the fall responsibilities will include two lecture-based courses drawing from the general and/or organic chemistry course sequence. A Ph.D. or Master’s degree in chemistry and teaching experience in chemistry are required.

To apply, submit a letter of application, CV, and three confidential letters of reference at http://apply.interfolio.com/61221. Review of applications will begin on March 29, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.


Laboratory Coordinator

University of Southern Mississippi School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

The University of Southern Mississippi invites applications for a full-time, twelve-month, renewable non-tenure-track chemistry staff position of Laboratory Coordinator in the School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences to begin in July 2019. This position is dedicated to day-to-day supervision of General Chemistry and Organic Chemistry teaching laboratory programs. Duties consist of ongoing training and oversight of teaching assistants, laboratory preparation, assistance of students, grading, enforcement of laboratory regulations, maintenance of office hours, general logistics of laboratory management, and maintenance of a safe laboratory environment.

More Info/ Apply: https://chemistryjobs.acs.org/job/26160/general-chemistry-laboratory-teaching-coordinator/


Manager Chemical Instructional Services

Iowa State University Department of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at Iowa State University seeks a scientific manager to administer its instrumentation facility, which provides the university research community a wide range of state-of-the-art chemical analytical capabilities. The manager will be responsible for setting direction and policy for the facility (in conjunction with the department chair) as well as providing technical support for one or more of its principle areas of expertise: NMR, mass spectrometry, X-ray crystallography, and miscellaneous smaller instrumentation. The manager will direct the activities of a group of PhD-level staff scientists, supervise budgeting and billing, plan for and implement new instrument and acquisition (including proposal writing), and supervise training of students for usage of the instrumentation. The manager will work with faculty and students to develop new ways to do their research and understand developing instrumentation needs of the department.

The successful candidate will have excellent technical skills in an area that results in complementary expertise within the Instrumentation Group. The manager will have excellent written and oral communication skills suitable for negotiating with grant agencies and instrument companies as well as writing scientific grant proposals.

Ad posting:  http://www.iastatejobs.com/postings/38837


Assistant Professor in Organic Chemistry

The University of Washington Tacoma

The University of Washington Tacoma invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Organic Chemistry in the Division of Sciences and Mathematics within the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (SIAS). We expect the successful candidate to actively seek extramural support to develop and maintain an excellent research program involving undergraduates.

At the University of Washington-Tacoma, we value excellence, community, diversity, innovation and access. We are seeking candidates in the area of Organic Chemistry with a focus on synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry, or some related field with applications that will contribute to our B.S. in Biomedical Sciences. We especially encourage candidates with expertise in synthetic approaches to biomolecules and pharmaceuticals, medicinal chemistry, and/or environmental health to apply.

The successful candidate will be committed to creating an inclusive classroom and laboratory environment with diverse and underrepresented populations using innovative undergraduate teaching and research experiences. Curricular responsibilities include developing and teaching lecture and laboratory courses in our core science curriculum in organic chemistry as well as upper division elective courses.

This position primarily supports a rapidly growing B.S. in Biomedical Sciences and an interdisciplinary B.S. in Environmental Science. It also provides courses required for admission to graduate and professional programs in health sciences, biology or chemistry, and environmental sciences and contributes to other majors at UW Tacoma such as Nursing and Health Care Leadership.

The position begins September 16, 2019, requires an earned doctorate (or foreign equivalent) in a related field, and is contingent on funding. This is a full-time position with a nine-month service period. Candidates in the final stages of their dissertation will be appointed on an acting basis.

As a campus of the University of Washington, we offer substantial opportunities to collaborate on innovative and interdisciplinary research, teaching and community engagement. SIAS offers a range of innovative interdisciplinary majors.  We especially welcome applicants representing diverse perspectives and approaches. The Tacoma campus of the University of Washington was established in 1990 with an interdisciplinary approach to education at its foundation. Our thriving downtown campus serves students with a wide range of ages and backgrounds. Faculty have access to the resources of a major research university, including an extensive library system, but work and teach within a small (5000 student) campus setting. Consistent with our urban-serving mission, our campus provides a unique environment for the development of creative teaching, research and community collaborations. The campus commitment to diversity is central to maintaining an atmosphere where students, staff, and faculty find abundant opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth within our campus and broader community. For more information about UW Tacoma, visit http://www.tacoma.uw.edu/.

Use the following link for more information and to apply:

https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000453832-01


Academic Professional Lecturer (APL)

The Department of Chemistry, University of Wyoming

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Wyoming invites applications for an extended term Academic Professional Lecturer (APL) in analytical and physical chemistry. The successful candidate will have a 1+1 teaching load in general chemistry and will manage the undergraduate analytical and physical chemistry laboratories. The exact responsibilities for the two teaching laboratories will differ slightly but typically involve experiment development, purchasing supplies, weekly laboratory setup, managing teaching assistants including weekly meetings, composing and updating laboratory manuals, instrument maintenance, and general maintenance of the laboratory space. The successful applicant will also be required to contribute to services at the departmental, college and university levels, as well as participate in student advising and divisional meetings as needed.

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2019 and continue until suitable candidates are identified. The position will start Fall 2019 and will be filled at the Assistant APL level (6 year renewable terms via 9-month appointments).

The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives. Some of the teaching laboratories the successful candidate will be involved with are located in the recently completed state-of-the-art Enzi Undergraduate Laboratory Facility (http://www.uwyo.edu/chemistry/building/). In addition, we anticipate the chosen applicant to have new opportunities for modernizing the senior level analytical and physical teaching laboratories as part of the Science Initiative program (http://www.uwyo.edu/science-initiative/) that is currently underway at the university.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • D. or equivalent in chemistry or a closely related field of study
  • Ability to maintain safe and clean teaching and instrumental laboratory environment
  • Ability to effectively present information (both verbal and written) to students, university staff and faculty

Desired Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience at the undergraduate level
  • A strong understanding of principles relevant to quantitative chemical analysis, instrumental methods, quantum mechanics, thermodynamics and spectroscopy
  • A strong background in practical laboratory operations relevant to an undergraduate analytical and physical teaching laboratory. This includes experience with operation, troubleshooting and basic repair of instrumentation such as spectrophotometer, electrochemical analyzer, ICP, GC, LASER, STM/AFM, EPR etc.

Required Materials:

Complete the online application and upload as one document: a cover letter, a CV listing relevant analytical/physical laboratory experience, graduate level analytical/physical coursework, any teaching experience and include a statement of teaching philosophy. Additionally, applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted on their behalf to mchemistry@uwyo.edu. The online application can be completed at

https://uwyo.taleo.net/careersection/00_ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=18000017&tz=GMT-07%3A00