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Postdoctoral Research Associate

University of Notre Dame

Job Description
The Notre Dame Radiation Laboratory, a world-renowned center for study of radiation chemistry, has an opening for an experimental scientist in a postdoctoral position. Our interdisciplinary team of chemists and physicists probe the basic science underpinning the effects of radiation across a broad range of non-medical applications, including nuclear power generation, high-energy materials characterization, and industrial processing. This postdoctoral position is for an experimental radiation chemist.

Topics of current interest include fast kinetics measurements of radical reactions in supercritical fluids and spectroscopic characterization of the host media and participating transients, along with investigations into the radiation stability of aqueous systems, liquid hydrocarbons and plastics to better understand their long-term stability in applications pertinent to the nuclear power industry.

This appointment would be for one year with the possibility of renewal.

Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D. in physical chemistry or related discipline required.

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge of radiation effects desired.

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Assistant Professor in Chemistry & Biochemistry

Texas Tech University

Job Description

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Texas Tech University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. This position will be in the area of organic chemistry, broadly defined. Areas of research interest could include bioorganic/medicinal, synthesis/catalysis, and polymer chemistry. A Ph.D. in chemistry or a related field is required, with postdoctoral experience preferred. The successful candidate is expected to develop an independent, well-funded research program and have a commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates who have very strong records of scholarship supported by extramural funding and who have the proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University are encouraged to apply. Experience working with diverse student populations and first generation students is highly desirable. Service  duties include program-building, as well as commitment to extra-curricular activities. Service to the department, college, and university is expected.

All applications must be submitted online. Online application can be made at http://www.texastech.edu/careers/. Applications must include a curriculum vitae, a statement of current and proposed research, a statement of diversity and inclusion, and a teaching philosophy. Applicants must also arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation sent on their behalf to Faculty Search Committee, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University, Box 41061, Lubbock, TX 79409-1061 (chemistry@ttu.edu). Evaluation of applications will begin on October 30, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.


Assistant Professor in Theoretical Chemistry

University of California, Davis

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 18th, 2020

Next review date: Sunday, Nov 15, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Jan 8, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description

Assistant Professor in Theoretical Chemistry, University of California, Davis

The Department of Chemistry at UC Davis invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Theoretical Quantum Chemistry and Electronic Structure Methods with a planned start date of July 1, 2021.

This search is focused on the area of molecular electronic structure, broadly defined, particularly on the development of new theoretical methods and their application to forefront problems in chemistry. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with list of publications, teaching statement, summary of previous research, statement of contributions to diversity, a research plan, and contact information for 3 references to: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF03774

Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry or a related field by Fall 2021. Successful candidates will be expected to be ready to develop a world-class, well-funded research program, achieve excellence in teaching students at all levels, and possess a strong commitment to providing service to the department, university and professional communities.

This position will remain open until filled but for full consideration, applications should be submitted by November 15, 2020. UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, in particular, women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and applicants whose research, teaching, and community outreach demonstrate their commitment to inclusion of under‐represented and/or non‐majority individuals into their respective area of specialization within their discipline.

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Assistant Professor in Organic Chemistry

University of California, Davis

Recruitment Period

Open date: August 17th, 2020

Next review date: Tuesday, Oct 13, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Dec 18, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description

Assistant Professor in Organic Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
University of California, Davis

The Department of Chemistry at the University of California, Davis invites applications for an assistant professor in the area of organic chemistry.

A Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field is required by the beginning of the 2021 Fall Quarter. Candidates must possess or demonstrate the potential to achieve a strong record in the areas of research, teaching and service. The candidate must also possess the ability to teach both undergraduate and graduate level organic chemistry courses, and be strongly committed to providing service to the department, university, and chemistry communities.

The Department of Chemistry at UC Davis announces a tenure-track position in organic chemistry at the assistant professor level with a start date of July 1, 2021. We encourage applications from candidates with a strong background in any current or emerging areas of organic chemistry including, but not limited to, organometallics, polymers, machine learning/AI, methodology development and natural products total synthesis. The position will remain open until filled but to assure full consideration, submit by October 13, 2020 a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a summary of previous research, a statement of teaching, a statement of contribution to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and three letters of recommendation. In addition, each candidate should provide three original research proposals representative of the theme of their distinctive research program in organic chemistry.

Successful candidates for our faculty position will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to equity and inclusion through their research, teaching, and/or service. In their statement of contribution to diversity, equity, and inclusion the candidate should demonstrate a track record (calibrated to career stage) and/or awareness of issues related to teaching, research, or service activities addressing the needs of historically underrepresented and marginalized student communities, and a clearly articulated vision of how their work at UC Davis will continue to contribute to the University’s mission of serving the needs of our diverse state and student population.

UC Davis and the Department of Chemistry is also committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. We are also interested in candidates who have had non-traditional career paths or who have taken time off for family reasons, or who have achieved excellence in careers outside academia. For information on our campus’ work-life policies, including information in support of family-friendly recruitments and policies, please see our Work Life page.

For information about the department, visit the Department of Chemistry website. Review of applications will begin by October 13, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Submit your application to https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF03706.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of the University of California which are embedded within our campus’s Principles of Community, and are tied with how to best serve our student population. Steps taken by the University to uphold these goals and visions are outlined on this timeline. The systemwide nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy is available from the UC Office of the President.

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Instructor of General 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 General Chemistry. Duties begin in January, 2021.  A Ph.D. in chemistry or a closely related field is preferred. Teaching duties will include general chemistry lecture and lab courses, as well as Inorganic Chemistry I lecture. An ability to teach major courses outside of the organic or biochemistry areas would be valued, and demonstrated commitment to diversity and experience promoting inclusive excellence is required.  Applicants should email a cover letter and current CV to Dr. Edward M. Treadwell at emtreadwell@eiu.edu, and should include the names and contact information of three references.

Application review begins October 19, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.  For additional information, contact Dr. Edward M. Treadwell (Department Chair) at emtreadwell@eiu.edu.

Information on our Department can be found at www.eiu.edu/eiuchem, and about the university at www.eiu.edu.

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


Assistant Professor in Organic Chemistry

Amherst College Department of Chemistry

The Amherst College Department of Chemistry invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment in organic chemistry at the rank of assistant professor, beginning July 1, 2021. 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 9 percent are international, with non-U.S. citizenship; 14 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 orientation, 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 and calls for teaching general chemistry and organic chemistry 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 organic chemistry 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 organic chemistry are encouraged to apply.

Applicants are asked to submit electronically to https://apply.interfolio.com/77434 a cover letter; a curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy, including philosophy of teaching a diverse student body; a detailed description of research plans; and the contact information for three confidential references. Review of applications will begin October 2, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to Professor Anthony Bishop, chair of the Department of Chemistry, at acbishop@amherst.edu.

Amherst College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages persons of all genders, persons of color, and persons with disabilities to apply. The college is committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff.


Senior Scientist, High Throughput Analytics

Merk

Vaccine Analytical Research & Development in our Company’s Research Labs, West Point, PA is seeking a candidate for a laboratory position in a High Throughput Analytics group.  The successful candidate will be part of an automation team which designs, maintains and runs automated assays to support vaccine development.  This includes high-throughput, quantitative, and automated biochemical, immunological, and cell-based assays. Responsibilities include planning and executing experiments and assay runs, application programming for automation of assay control and operation, data reduction, and data reporting. The position will support vaccine development.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Planning and executing experiments and assay runs
  • Application programming for automation of assay control and operation
  • Data reduction and data reporting.

Minimum Education Requirement:

Ph.D. within analytical chemistry, chemistry, biochemistry, or a closely-related field OR M.S. with a minimum of 5 years of experience OR B.S. with a minimum of 7 years of experience in the Pharmaceutical industry

Required Experience and Skills:

  • utilizing a diverse set of automated systems and assays
  • working knowledge of standard immunological methods, aseptic cell-culture technique, cell-based assays, imaging systems and image analysis.
  • maintaining automated equipment in a standardized environment
  • excellent communication and customer service skills and ability to work in a team environment.

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • computer programming language.
  • Laboratory automation, industrial experience, statistics experience and a working knowledge of GMP/GLP

We are a research-driven bio-pharmaceutical company. Our mission is built on the simple premise that if we “follow the science” and that great medicines can make a significant impact to our world. And we believe that a research-driven enterprise dedicated to world-class science can succeed by inventing medicine and vaccine innovations that make a difference for patients across the globe.

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Senior Scientist

Merk

We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Scientist to join our cell potency group within the Vaccines Analytical Research and Development organization at our Company’s location in West Point, PA.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • The qualified candidate will be responsible for development, of cell-based potency assays to support our Vaccine pipeline; responsibilities include development of new assay platforms and benchmarking current approaches/techniques to the industry standards.
  • Preferably, the candidate would also have experience in engineering reporter gene assays, viral plaque assays, and experience in assay qualification/validation according to ICHQ2 guidelines.
  • The candidate will be expected to work independently, communicate results effectively in presentations to stakeholders in partner organizations or at external scientific meetings, to write technical reports, and to participate in cross-functional teams.

Education Minimum Requirements: 

  • B.S degree with 6+ years of experience, M.S. degree with 4+ years of experience or Ph.D. degree in virology, microbiology, biochemistry, cell biology, bioengineering, biological sciences, or related field with experience in the biopharmaceutical industry.

Required Experience and Skills: 

  • Expertise in developing cell-based potency assays to reflect mechanism of action of drug candidates.
  • Experience viral infectivity assays such as plaque or immune-plaque assays, or TCID50, etc.
  • Experience working with primary immune cells from whole blood and BSL2 level biological agents.
  • Prior experience in bringing and applying new technologies suitable for bioassay development such as cell line engineering, stable clone generation, cell banking and cell imaging.
  • A strong team player with excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to work independently.
  • Strong ability to deliver complex objectives under aggressive timelines in a rapidly changing environment.

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Experience establishing the range, accuracy, intermediate precision, and repeatability of an assay.
  • Working knowledge in utilizing statistical approaches such as design of experiments (DoE) in developing potency assays to identify sources of assay variability, developing operating ranges within an assay procedure that keep assay variability at a minimum.
  • Working experience in a regulated environment, following standard operating procedures (SOPs), real-time documentation of experimental work, and attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in utilizing statistical software such as JMP, curve-fitting software such as PLA, SoftMax Pro, or GraphPad Prism, and data trending software such as Spotfire.
  • Working knowledge of regulatory and industry guidelines for Chemistry Manufacturing and Controls (CMC).

We are a research-driven biopharmaceutical company. Our mission is built on the simple premise that if we “follow the science” and that great medicines can make a significant impact to our world. And we believe that a research-driven enterprise dedicated to world-class science can succeed by inventing medicine and vaccine innovations that make a difference for patients across the globe.

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Senior Scientist, Vaccine Analytical Research and Development

Merk

Our Research Scientists are our Inventors. We identify and target steps in disease mechanisms or pathways that could be inhibited or enhanced. Our goal is to isolate a compound that is effective against a disease target. Using innovative thinking, state-of-the-art facilities and robust scientific methodology, we collaborate to discover the next medical breakthrough.

We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Scientist to join our Vaccine Analytical Research and Development Good Practices (GxP) Labs group located in West Point, PA. The Senior Scientist is a laboratory-based role tasked with solving complex analytical problems at the interface of chemistry, biology, engineering, and quality disciplines within our Company’s Research and Development (R&D) division.

The successful candidate must function well and be able to collaborate in a fast-paced, integrated, multidisciplinary team environment.  This role will support end-to-end readiness of drug substance and drug product analytical assays supporting the vaccine and biologics clinical pipeline.  Experience should demonstrate in-depth knowledge and understanding of biochemical, immunochemical and/or cell-based assays.  Additional experience with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) expectations, electronic notebooks, electronic data/document repositories, and utilization of qualified/validated instrumentation is considered a plus.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Executing analytical assays to measure product and process residuals under cGMP conditions.
  • Authoring Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and analytical method procedures.
  • Authoring and executing analytical method qualification protocols.
  • Authoring and performing instrument validation documents (if necessary).
  • Managing and coordinating projects for cross disciplinary groups.
  • Activities may require flexible scheduling for occasional shift work activities, respectively.

Education Minimum Requirements:

  • Ph.D. within analytical chemistry, chemistry, biochemistry, or a closely-related field OR M.S. with a minimum of 5 years of experience OR B.S. with a minimum of 7 years of relevant experience.

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Experience should demonstrate in-depth knowledge and understanding of biochemical, immunochemical and/or cell-based assays.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent capability to multi-task and manage multiple projects.
  • Strong scientific skills including sound experimental design, data processing and interpretation skills.

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Experience with cGMP expectations, electronic notebooks, electronic data/document repositories, and utilization of qualified/validated instrumentation is considered a plus.
  • Knowledge of analytical method development and transfer to GMP labs.

We are a research-driven biopharmaceutical company. Our mission is built on the simple premise that if we “follow the science” and that great medicines can make a significant impact to our world. And we believe that a research-driven enterprise dedicated to world-class science can succeed by inventing medicine and vaccine innovations that make a difference for patients across the globe.

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Analytical Chemistry

 Franklin College Department of Chemistry and Physics

The Department of Chemistry & Physics at Franklin College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Analytical Chemistry position beginning in August 2020. The position is a one-year term with the possibility of renewal for an additional year. We provide a strong, active, and tailored liberal arts education through small class sizes and intentional relationships between students and their faculty mentors. Located about 20 miles from downtown Indianapolis, we support purposeful and practical academic experiences in and out of the classroom that leverage this location as students pursue personal, intellectual and professional growth. Please see www.FranklinCollege.edu for more details.

The ideal candidate for this position will offer an engaging General Chemistry course, as well as courses in Analytical Chemistry and Instrumental Analysis for science majors. The opportunity exists for the new hire to develop an elective course of their choosing in their second year. Candidates who can demonstrate a dedication to teaching, a commitment to engaging students by creatively utilizing our existing analytical instruments (GC-MS, AA, HPLC etc.) either through course deliveries or special projects, the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the College’s continuing commitment to diversity, and a genuine interest in working with undergraduates in a small-college liberal arts setting will be given preference. Applicants with Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry and college-level teaching experience are highly preferred. However, those with Ph.D.in a closely-related will also be considered. ABD candidates will be required to have completed their Ph.D. by August 10, 2020.

The hire will join the department and the college at a time of exciting curricular change, and a renovated and expanded science building that highlights student research and collaboration. The historically strong Chemistry program is committed to delivering fundamentals needed in the market today through increasingly immersive and hands-on methods of teaching and learning. The college is embarking on a similar initiative campus-wide.

Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. Applicants should submit a complete application (electronic submissions preferred) including letter of application, teaching statement, Curriculum Vita, transcripts, and student course evaluations via the application link –Franklin College Faculty Application.Three letters of recommendation should be submitted independently to humanresources@FranklinCollege.edu.


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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