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May 29, 2018

Analytical Chemist Position

Filed under: employment opportunity @ 9:13 am

May 22, 2018

Organic Lecturer position

Filed under: employment opportunity @ 9:20 am
As Chair of the Department of Chemistry at Portland State University (PSU), I am writing to request your assistance in identifying any graduates or affiliates of your department who may be interested in a full-time lecturer position in Organic Chemistry at PSU beginning September 2018.

We seek an exceptional educator who will contribute to the tradition of high-quality teaching in the Department. The successful candidate will be expected to work collaboratively with the Organic Chemistry faculty in the development of curriculum, teach one of the large enrollment sections of sophomore Organic Chemistry (125 – 400 students), coordinate and oversee the Organic Chemistry teaching laboratories and graduate student TAs, and manage the course workshops. Full details of the job responsibilities can be found  at
In addition to working with Chemistry faculty, the candidate will have an opportunity to interact with a growing cadre of discipline-based education researchers at PSU collaborating to support the campus STEM Initiative. Several major interdisciplinary grants are in place to provide an infrastructure to support this research, which contributes to a dynamic environment in which to work.

The position requires a Ph.D. in Chemistry and relevant teaching experience.  This is a non-tenure track, renewable 9-month appointment to begin in the Fall of 2018. Review of applications will begin June 15 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and arrange for three letters of recommendation. All materials should be submitted via Queries regarding the position may be addressed to:

Thank you in advance for your assistance.
Best regards,

Dirk Iwata-Reuyl
Professor and Chair
Department of Chemistry
Portland State University
April 16, 2018

Job Opening – Whitworth University

Filed under: employment opportunity @ 2:33 pm


Whitworth University has 2 openings for benefits-eligible, non-tenure-track lecturer positions beginning August 2018.


Primary teaching responsibilities for 1st position include general, organic and biochemistry (GOB) for non-majors.

Primary teaching responsibilities for 2nd position include general chemistry lectures and labs.

Additional teaching assignments for both positions may include other lower division laboratories and courses as needed; a willingness to teach organic laboratories would be desirable. The anticipated teaching load is contingent on need but is anticipated to be 18-21 credit hours with benefits eligibility and faculty development opportunities.

For details and to apply, please go to Questions can be sent to Trisha Russell (

Please share with anyone who may be interested in applying.

Thank you,

Trisha Russell




Trisha Russell, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Chemistry, Co-Chair

Whitworth University

Spokane, WA

December 13, 2017

Assistant Professor of Inorganic/Materials Chemistry–George Mason University

Filed under: employment opportunity @ 9:52 am

The George Mason University, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the College of Science invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure track-faculty position in inorganic/materials chemistry beginning Fall 2018. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

December 4, 2017

2018 Summer Faculty Opportunities at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Filed under: employment opportunity @ 3:11 pm

ORNL is the largest U.S. Department of Energy science and energy laboratory, conducting basic and applied research to deliver transformative solutions to compelling problems in energy and security.Visit to discover some exciting reasons why ORNL offers great research opportunities!


In addition to the research, these experiences provide access to scientific seminars, facility tours and other networking events.  Both programs also provide eligible faculty members an opportunity to invite students to apply to participate on the research project.  Selected faculty members and students participate for 10-week summer research appointments.  The summer appointment dates are June 4 – August 10, 2018.


Program Name Eligibility Application Deadline and  Informational Website
DOE Office of Science’s Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists Visiting Faculty Program (VFP) ·        U.S. citizen or Legal Permanent Resident

·        Full-time faculty member in physics, chemistry, biology (non-medical), math, engineering, environmental sciences, materials sciences, or computer or computational sciences at an accredited U.S. institution historically underrepresented in the U.S. research community

·        5PM ET on January 12, 2018


HBCU/MEI Summer Faculty Research Program ·        No citizenship requirement, unless specified

·        Full-time faculty member at institutions of higher learning that are designated by the federal government as HBCUs, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, Tribal Colleges, or Alaska Native or Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions

·        11:59PM ET on February 9, 2018



Please contact Julie Malicoat at for additional information.

2018 Air Force Research Lab Repperger Research Internship Program

Filed under: employment opportunity @ 3:10 pm


My name is Sharon Rice, a recruiter at Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU).  ORAU administers Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) research participation programs for students and recent graduates of all degree levels through the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE). Last year, ORAU placed over 9,400 participants in educational research roles across the country.

I am writing to inform you that the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) is currently accepting applications for its 2018 AFRL Repperger Research Internship Program. This civilian research opportunity is a 10-week summer program intended for MS/PhD candidates pursuing degrees in STEM. Each year the laboratory will appointment a couple exceptional undergraduate students into the program.  There are 36 posted opportunities, once the application January 21, 2018 deadline passes, each application will be reviewed and AFRL will fund 15 participants for the summer period.  Check out the opportunity catalog to review all of the available opportunities, there are available research opportunities in nearly every STEM field! Please apply to no more than (3) Repperger opportunities and only apply to opportunities in your applicable educational background.

2018 AFRL Repperger Research Internship Program Catalog:

To qualify, applicants must be pursuing their Master or PhD (some outstanding bachelor students will be considered as well), have a minimal 3.2 GPA in a STEM discipline and be aU.S. citizen. Selected participants will receive a $12,000 stipend for their participation in the internship which runs from June 4- August 10, 2018. All complete applications must be submitted by January 21, 2018. To apply, visit  For more information, visit:, or email

Please remember we have a lot more opportunities available with the Department of Defense! Please explore the U.S. Army Research Lab Summer Journeyman Fellowship (BS-PhD candidates) and the U.S. Army Institute for Institute for Surgical Research Summer Internship Program (BS Candidates) opportunities. Additional summer and postgraduate opportunities (Bachelor–Postdoctoral opportunities) are posted to the ORAU Maryland website, currently over 200 open research opportunities:

Army Research Lab –Summer Journeyman Fellowship

Army Institute for Surgical Research Summer Internship Program

I hope that you will share this e-mail with students at your intuition and encourage them to apply!

Best regards,


Sharon C. Rice

Recruiting & Marketing, Program Specialist

Scientific Assessment and Workforce Development


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Six job openings in the Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing

Filed under: employment opportunity @ 3:08 pm

The Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing (CGRB) collaborates with and assists life and environmental scientists using cutting-edge genomic, computational and informatics technologies. We are an enthusiastic team of laboratory scientists, data and computer scientists, and researchers serving OSU and beyond. We are recruiting six new staff who will work closely with the OSU research community to provide a high quality of service and promote the CGRB’s mission of genomics and bioinformatics research and training. The positions are listed below. To find more information and apply for a position, go to and search for the respective posting number.


Core Lab Researcher – sequencing (Faculty Research Assistant). This person will: (1) Plan and execute research involving primarily Sanger DNA sequencing, genotyping, and bioanalyzer and tape station analysis, and secondarily DNA and RNA extraction, high throughput sequencing, and protein analysis; and (2) Contribute to research and development of new cutting edge technologies suitable for molecular biology and DNA sequencing services. Posting number: P01777UF. Closing date: 12/31/17.


Core Lab Researcher – new services (Faculty Research Assistant). This person will: (1) Conduct research and development of new cutting edge technologies suitable for molecular biology and DNA sequencing services; and (2) Contribute to research involving primarily Sanger DNA sequencing, genotyping, and bioanalyzer and tape station analysis, and secondarily DNA and RNA extraction, high throughput sequencing, and protein analysis. Posting number: P01778UF. Closing date: 12/31/17.


Computational Scientist (Faculty Research Assistant). This person will research, design and implement information technologies for collecting, moving, storing, analyzing, and disseminating large scale research data sets and experiments. Includes research and development of new technologies and support of CGRB’s biocomputing hardware and software infrastructure. OSU applicants only. Posting number: P01776UF. Closing date: 12/31/17.


Assistant Computational Scientist (Faculty Research Assistant). The Advanced Cyberinfrastructure Teaching Facility (ACTF) supports the CGRB’s computational biology training program and also computationally intensive classes taught by OSU faculty. This person will: (1) Research, develop, and maintain a next-generation software stack for the ACTF, specific to the needs of data science education and practice; and (2) Provide training and support to users of the CGRB computational infrastructure. Posting number: P01780UF. Closing date: 1/14/18.


Bioinformatics Analyst (Faculty Research Assistant). This person will provide bioinformatics consulting and analysis services, and participate in collaborative bioinformatics research. Responsibilities include analysis of genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, and metabolomics data sets, and development of new tools in bioinformatics and computational biology. Posting number: P01779UF Closing date: 1/14/18.


Bioinformatics Trainer (Faculty Research Assistant). This person will: (1) Train researchers at all levels, including those from industry, to use bioinformatics and biocomputing applications in research projects; and (2) Collaborate in research projects that require bioinformatics and biocomputing expertise. Posting number: P01775UF. Closing date: 1/14/18.

November 15, 2017

Soil or Organic Chemist Job Opportunity

Filed under: employment opportunity @ 12:39 pm

November 1, 2017

Tenure-track Professorship – Ball State University

Filed under: employment opportunity @ 9:50 am

We have just opened a search for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Chemical Education at Ball State University.  I hope you could please forward the ad below to anyone in your department that may be looking for a tenure-track position.  Potential applicants can view posting and apply at the following link:

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 21,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of seven academic colleges that offer 187 undergraduate programs, 84 master’s programs, and 16 doctoral programs.

The university offers an excellent benefits package, including health care and retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, and generous time off with pay.

Thank you for your time.

October 13, 2017

Centralia College – Job Opportunity

Filed under: employment opportunity @ 8:32 am

Hello – I am contacting you to let you know about a full time temporary teaching position at Centralia College.  The assignment starts in Winter Quarter (January).

If you have any students with recent Master’s or higher degrees, or that are about to defend, I would love to have them apply.  This will most likely turn into a tenure track job.

If you would pass on my contact info I’d appreciate it.  I’m also posting the job link.


Thank you for any help you can provide!

Karen Goodwin

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Centralia College


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