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Gustavus Adolphus College

Stockroom Coordinator - Chemistry

Non-Tenure Track

The primary purpose of this position is to support the teaching staff by purchasing, preparing and organizing labs and ensuring equipment, chemicals and supplies are available as needed. The Stockroom Coordinator also supports research faculty and students who need chemicals and related supplies for their work. This position ensures proper safety protocols are followed in the Chemical Stockroom, storage areas and preparation rooms. Thus, this position works in close collaboration with the Chemical Hygiene and Lab Safety Officer to ensure best practices in safety, maintenance, and inventory control.

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Colorado State University

Assistant Teaching Professor - Chemistry

Tenure Track

This position will contribute to the teaching and service mission of the Department of Chemistry at Colorado State University through a range of activities. The major commitment will be teaching undergraduate courses or supervising laboratory instruction as appropriate to the individual’s background and the needs of the department. This position will play a significant role towards the growth and improvement of our undergraduate chemistry program and the building of a strong teaching/learning culture in the department, with interest and ability to contribute to our general chemistry course curriculum.

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Hofstra University

Assistant Professor - Biochemistry

Tenure Track

Candidates with a background in any area of biochemistry (broadly defined) will be considered. Candidates with backgrounds in pharmacology, toxicology or other areas that can complement our Forensic Science program are also encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will be able to teach biochemistry lecture and lab course and will have the opportunity to teach other courses in their area of expertise. A typical teaching load alternates between 2 and 3 courses per semester. The Chemistry Department serves only undergraduate students, with small class sizes (10-15) for junior and senior majors.

Successful candidates will demonstrate the potential to establish a vibrant research program centered on undergraduates and seek grant funding. Intra- and extramural research collaborations are strongly encouraged. Experience advising and mentoring individuals from groups underrepresented in STEM fields is highly desirable. The Chemistry Department offers undergraduate degrees in Biochemistry and Chemistry (with ACS accreditation), as well as Forensic Science. This position offers a competitive salary; excellent benefits; significant research and sabbatical support; and professional development.

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Hofstra University

Assistant Professor - Organic Chemistry

Tenure Track

The Chemistry Department at Hofstra University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Organic Chemistry beginning September 1, 2023. Any area spanning organic chemistry will be considered. Candidates with backgrounds in pharmacology, toxicology or other area that can complement our forensic science program are encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will be able to teach organic chemistry (lecture and lab) and will have the opportunity to teach other courses in their area of expertise. A typical teaching load alternates between 2 and 3 courses per semester. The Chemistry Department serves only undergraduate students, with small class sizes (10-15) for junior and senior majors.

Successful candidates will demonstrate the potential to establish a vibrant research program centered on undergraduates and seek grant funding. Intra- and extramural research collaborations are strongly encouraged. Experience advising and mentoring individuals from groups underrepresented in STEM fields is highly desirable. The Chemistry Department offers undergraduate degrees in Biochemistry and Chemistry (with ACS accreditation), as well as Forensic Science. This position offers a competitive salary; excellent benefits; significant research and sabbatical support; and professional development.

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University at Buffalo

Assistant Professor - Computational Chemistry

Tenure Track

The Department of Chemistry at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York invites applications for a faculty position in computational chemistry related to human health at the level of Assistant Professor. Candidates with research interests in computational structural biology and dynamics of biomacromolecules, structure-guided drug design, small molecule in silico screening and docking, machine learning in chemical biology and medicinal chemistry, and modeling of biochemical processes are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates should have a strong background in physical and biophysical chemistry, and computational techniques including molecular dynamics simulations. This position is part of a multi-faculty recruitment effort supported by the Office of the Provost under the Disciplinary Excellence initiative.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop a vigorous and federally funded research program, and be committed to teaching a diverse student body at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and to serve the Department, university, and discipline. In line with UB’s commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion, the applicants are encouraged to highlight their commitment to diversity and inclusion in their application.

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University of North Texas

Assistant Professor - Chemistry Education Research

Tenure Track

The Department of Chemistry at the University of North Texas (UNT) located in Denton, Texas invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Chemistry position specializing in Chemistry Education Research, to begin September 1, 2023. The selected candidate is expected to play an important role in the current revitalization of our Ph.D. program in Chemistry Education, while also engaging in externally funded research and contributing to the teaching mission of the UNT Chemistry Department.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Chemistry, Chemistry Education Research, or a closely related field. Experience teaching chemistry at the college and/or secondary school level will be viewed favorably. Postdoctoral research experience is also preferred. Research experience or interests may include but are not limited to pedagogy, inclusive teaching practices, assessment, and quantitative and/or qualitative methods. The Chemistry Education Ph.D. program is actively being revitalized, and our faculty view this program as a key component of our strategic plan to grow and diversify interdisciplinary research in our department. Candidates should have a record of published research in chemistry education, a strong commitment to research and teaching, compelling plans for an independent research program, and the desire to collaborate with current chemistry education research faculty and as well as utilize existing discipline-based education research resources across campus

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University of North Texas

Assistant Professor - Computational and Theoretical Chemistry

Tenure Track

The Department of Chemistry at the University of North Texas (UNT) invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in the broad area of Computational and Theoretical Chemistry. The position will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and has an expected start date of September 1, 2023.

We are seeking individuals who have a record of research accomplishment and compelling ideas for building an independent research program in any area of computational or theoretical chemistry. Candidates whose research complements or builds upon existing strengths in the department are especially encouraged to apply. The selected individual will interact with diverse faculty, staff and students within the Chemistry department and in other disciplines, contributing to a strong tradition of interdisciplinary and collaborative computational research at UNT. Development of a nationally and internationally visible, funded research program is expected. The new faculty member will have access to substantial computing resources and collaborative opportunities through the Center for Advanced Scientific Modeling (CASCaM, http://cascam.unt.edu/), a multi-departmental group centered in the Chemistry Department which supports research, education, training, and outreach in computational science.

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Boston College

Graduate Program - Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at Boston College seeks highly motivated PhD students. Successful applicants will enjoy an exceptionally friendly and energetic work environment that will allow them to conduct cutting-edge research and develop essential skills to become effective and creative researchers. Within the dynamic and collaborative department, the organic and organometallic chemistry division conducts cutting-edge research in synthetic methodology development, homogeneous catalysis, chemistry of radicals along with polymer and main-group chemistry. Faculty in the chemical biology division develop innovative technologies that leverage organic chemistry, molecular and cell biology techniques to elucidate the molecular basis of complex biology and diseases. The research teams in the physical chemistry division are working at the forefronts of heterogeneous and homogeneous catalysis, renewable energy and battery research, and theoretical biophysics.

The research groups have a track record of scientific excellence with recent contributions published in high-impact journals such as Nature, Science, Nature Chemistry, J. Am. Chem Soc., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., and ACS Cent. Sci. The groups’ research efforts are supported by state-of-the art research facilities that include the professionally staffed, multi-million dollar Integrated Sciences Cleanroom, Nanofabrication and Mass Spectrometry Facilities, and housed within the Merkert Chemistry Center specialized facilities for Magnetic Resonance and X-ray Crystallography.  The recently opened Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and Society, steps from the Merkert Chemistry Center, features an interdisciplinary approach to address societal issues, particularly in the areas of energy, health and the environment.

The research groups are part of the Department of Chemistry, which currently has 17 full-time research faculty and about 120 graduate students. Graduates of the research programs have consistently landed top postdoctoral positions, both in the United States and abroad, and secured leadership positions in multinational companies.  Boston College’s campus is located in Chestnut Hill, which is less than five miles from Downtown Boston, one of the most livable cities in the United States.

Interested applicants are invited to explore the Department’s website. For questions about the application process, applicants are encouraged to contact the Department’s Associate Director of Administration and Graduate Student Services, Dale Mahoney (dale.mahoney@bc.edu). For specific questions about research, applicants are invited to directly contact the principal investigators Application packages are due by December 15th 2022 and should be submitted through the Morrissey Graduate School of Arts & Sciences website:

https://www.bc.edu/content/bc-web/schools/mcas/graduate/admission.html

Visit the Department website to learn more about the research opportunities:

https://www.bc.edu/bc-web/schools/mcas/departments/chemistry.html

Colorado State University

Assistant Professor - Chemistry

Tenure Track

We aim to fill this position at the Assistant Professor level, but may consider exceptional candidates at the Associate Professor rank. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and be capable of outstanding teaching, scholarship, and research. Postdoctoral experience is highly desirable. Complete applications must include a cover letter, detailed CV, descriptions of research plans and teaching interests, a statement of commitment to diversity and inclusion, and the names of at least three references. Under “statement of commitment to diversity and inclusion”, we seek a 1-page personal statement on applicant contributions and commitment to diversity and inclusion, which will help us identify candidates who have the professional skills, experience, and/or willingness to engage in activities that advance our campus diversity and equity goals. Contributions can take a variety of forms, including research, mentorship, teaching, and outreach efforts. Letters of reference will be requested immediately upon submission of an application and should be received by October 23, 2022.

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UMass Amherst

Assistant Professor - Chemistry - DNA/RNA

Tenure Track

The Department of Chemistry (http://www.chem.umass.edu) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, along with the Center for Bioactive Delivery within the Institute for Applied Life Sciences, (IALS, https://www.umass.edu/cbd/) invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty position. As the development of new therapeutic molecules shifts toward biologics, we seek applicants who will develop an innovative translational research program focused on therapeutic nucleic acids (RNA/DNA), proteins, or other functional biologics.

A Ph.D. degree or equivalent in Chemistry or a related field with relevant post-doctoral experience is required.

Evaluation of applicants will begin on October 14, 2022 and may continue until a suitable candidate pool has been identified.

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Brookhaven National Laboratory

Beamline Scientist Quick x-ray Absorption and Scattering (QAS) beamline

Tenure Track

The Hard X-ray Scattering & Spectroscopy (HXSS) program at Brookhaven Laboratory’s National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II) offers world-class capabilities for studying complex and heterogeneous materials under in-situ and operando conditions. The program provides specialized spectroscopy, diffraction, and imaging x-ray tools, supported by computational resources for high-throughput analysis and modeling.  One of the HXSS beamlines is 7-BM (Quick x-ray Absorption and Scattering, QAS) designed to enable in-situ studies of chemical and physical transformations by using separate and combined spectroscopy (XAS) and diffraction (XRD) techniques and by coupling XAS and IR spectroscopy (DRIFTS).

Essential duties:

  • support the high-volume user research programs at the QAS beamline.
  • engage in internal and external scientific collaborations that leverage the unique capabilities of the NSLS-II.
  • be involved in developing instrumentation with an emphasis on fast, in-situ and operando X-ray spectroscopy and diffraction.
  • development of sample handling automation, design of complex operando experiments, and development of data analysis and processing protocols.

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Hanover College

Assistant Professor (Biochemistry)

Tenure Track

The Department of Chemistry at Hanover College invites applications for a tenure track position as Assistant Professor of Chemistry to start in August 2023. Expertise in biochemistry is required, but specialization in a range of fields will be considered.

Teaching responsibilities include the introductory chemistry sequence with associated labs, biochemistry I and II with associated labs, and any upper-level courses specific to the candidate's areas of expertise. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to excite and interest students in the classroom and the lab. Additionally, the candidate is expected to lead undergraduate-level research with a strong focus on feasible goals within a liberal-arts environment.

Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to engage the interests of a diverse student population and foster inclusivity across campus. Minimum qualification is a Ph.D. in chemistry or biochemistry. ABD will be considered, but the degree must be earned prior to the start date. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Hanover College

Assistant Professor (Chemistry)

Tenure Track

The Department of Chemistry at Hanover College invites applications for a tenure track position as Assistant Professor of Chemistry to start in August 2023. Specialization in a range of fields will be considered with a preference in materials, inorganic, environmental, or supramolecular chemistry, but the ability to teach one semester of introductory inorganic chemistry is required.

Teaching responsibilities include the introductory chemistry sequence, introductory inorganic chemistry, and any upper-level courses specific to the candidate's areas of expertise. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to excite and interest students in the classroom and the lab. Additionally, the candidate is expected to lead undergraduate-level research with a strong focus on feasible goals within a liberal-arts environment.

Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to engage the interests of a diverse student population and foster inclusivity across campus. Minimum qualification is a Ph.D. in chemistry or biochemistry. ABD will be considered, but the degree must be earned prior to the start date. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Amherst College

Assistant Professor (Biochemistry)

Non-Tenure Track

The Amherst College Department of Chemistry  (https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/departments/chemistry) invites applications for a full- time tenure-track appointment in biochemistry at the rank of assistant professor, beginning July 1, 2023. Amherst College is one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country. Forty- five percent of our students identify as domestic students of color, and another 10 percent are international, with non-U.S. citizenship; 15 percent are the first members of their families to attend college. Amherst is committed to providing financial aid that meets 100 percent of every student’s demonstrated need, and 57 percent of our students receive financial aid. Our expectation is that the successful candidate will excel at teaching and mentoring students who are broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual identity, and religion. Located in the Connecticut River Valley of western Massachusetts, Amherst participates with Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and with the University of Massachusetts in the Five College Consortium.

The position requires a Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry, or a related field and calls for teaching general chemistry and biochemistry at the undergraduate level. Opportunities for teaching upper-level electives and interdisciplinary courses are also available. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a vigorous experimental research program in biochemistry in which undergraduates can substantively participate and to fully engage with ongoing departmental
efforts to develop new methods of inclusive pedagogy. Applicants with expertise in any sub-discipline of experimental biochemistry are encouraged to apply.

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Michigan Technological University

Lab Instrument Coordinator (Chemistry)

Non-Tenure Track

The Laboratory Instrument Coordinator will be responsible for maintaining scientific instruments and equipment for the teaching and research laboratories in the Department of Chemistry. The coordinator will work closely with faculty and lab supervisors in physical, analytical, biochemistry, and other courses. The coordinator will train graduate and undergraduate students to use the equipment, perform routine maintenance, work with vendors and service representatives, as needed. Some contributions to the teaching mission are expected including training teaching assistants, assisting with design of new laboratory modules, preparing demonstrations, and teaching troubleshooting skills.

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Gustavus Adolphus College

Chemistry Stockroom Coordinator

Employment Type: Full-Time, Non-exempt (hourly)

The primary purpose of this position is to support the teaching staff by purchasing, preparing and organizing labs and ensuring equipment, chemicals and supplies are available as needed. The Stockroom Coordinator also supports research faculty and students who need chemicals and related supplies for their work. This position ensures proper safety protocols are followed in the Chemical Stockroom, storage areas and preparation rooms. Thus, this position works in close collaboration with the Chemical Hygiene and Lab Safety Officer to ensure best practices in safety, maintenance, and inventory
control.

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