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September 18, 2018


Filed under: employment opportunity @ 2:25 pm

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF CHEMISTRY (ANALYTICAL) COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY FULL-TIME TENURE TRACK START DATE: FALL 2019 Application review will begin September 24th. The position will remain open and applications reviewed until filled. ABOUT WHITWORTH UNIVERSITY: Whitworth University provides an education with a strong liberal arts perspective, the Christian heritage of the University, a commitment to academic rigor, and a long-standing orientation toward human service. A community of Christian scholars carries out the university’s mission “to provide its diverse student body an education of the mind and heart.” Founded in 1890, Whitworth has been consistently ranked among the top regional colleges and universities in the West. In 2017-2018, our diverse student body consisted of twentyfive percent undergraduates from underrepresented groups and four percent international students from over 30 different countries. THE POSITION: The Chemistry Department at Whitworth University invites applications for a tenure-track position in chemistry at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants in Analytical Chemistry and all related sub-disciplines are welcome to apply. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching excellence and the ability to establish a robust research program, which is competitive for external funding and involves undergraduate research assistants. The Chemistry department provides a stimulating environment in which students can use the latest technology in course and lab work, and also have opportunities for advanced research in collaboration with faculty. The department provides access to modern instrumentation including a multinuclear 400 MHz NMR, GC/MS, DSC, two HPLC systems, a fluorimeter, several UV-Vis and IR spectrometers, and various other instruments supporting individual research projects. We are also in the process of developing a single-crystal X-ray facility. The chemistry department is located in Robinson Science Hall, a 63,000 sq. ft. facility housing state-of-the-art teaching and research laboratories. The small class sizes typical in the department encourage students to become active learners in their own education, and helps foster close relationships between students and faculty members. We seek scholars who enjoy collaborating with undergraduate students and who seek the challenge of inspiring students to reach their full potential. We are particularly interested in individuals who have experience and/or demonstrated passion for working with and mentoring students from underrepresented backgrounds. Thirty-two percent of our 2018 incoming class comes from underrepresented groups. THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO: Include in his/her teaching assignments General Chemistry lectures and labs, Analytical Chemistry lectures and labs, and additional upper-division chemistry courses depending upon interest or expertise, such as environmental chemistry, biochemistry, or thermochemistry. Teaching assignments may also include onecredit departmental courses or a course in the General Education Program such as first-year seminar, or one of the courses in our Core sequence. The opportunity to teach an occasional non-major’s course or a special topics course is also available. A typical teaching load consists of one lecture and four labs or two lectures and two labs per semester and one course during the January term for a total of 21 teaching load credits. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to participate in student-advising, service to the department, service to the university, and to the greater community. The department also expects the faculty member to establish a sustainable research program with the regular supervision of undergraduate research assistants both during the academic year and in the summer. TO SUCCEED IN THIS ROLE CANDIDATES WILL NEED:  A doctorate (Ph.D.) in Chemistry or a closely related field (ABD may be considered).  A personal commitment to the Christian faith and to the integration of faith and learning.  Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral English.  High degree of interest in mentoring undergraduate research students.  Demonstrated effectiveness in college-level undergraduate teaching, possessing strong relational skills with students and colleagues.  Evidence of scholarly activities with plans for establishing a program of research at Whitworth University that is competitive for external funding.  Demonstrated awareness and commitment to effectively establishing relationships and positive communications across multiple dimensions of diversity including, but not limited to race, gender, physical limitations, class or religious identities and perspectives.  A commitment to providing an equitable, just, and inclusive learning environment for all students.  Must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States by the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue to work legally for the proposed term of employment.  A commitment to equal opportunity; and a commitment to the educational mission of Whitworth University as a Christian liberal arts university affiliated with the Presbyterian church.  Employment offer is contingent on a successful background check, including education verification. IF THIS SOUNDS LIKE THE JOB FOR YOU: The following documents are required to complete the online application form at 1. A letter of interest that relates your education and experience to the required qualifications of the position. 2. A personal essay characterizing your Christian faith. Please read before you write your essay. 3. Your curriculum vitae. 4. A 2-3 page research proposal describing: 1) your past and/or current research endeavors, 2) a research plan to be implemented at Whitworth University, 3) a list of appropriate funding agencies to which you would apply for external funding, and 4) an explanation of how undergraduate students may be involved in your research. 5. A 2-3 page teaching statement on your teaching philosophy that also includes a detailed description of an analytical course with labs that you would envision teaching at Whitworth University. Include your approach to teaching a diverse student body and to creating and inclusive excellence learning environment. 6. Graduate and undergraduate transcripts (may be unofficial; official transcripts may be required at the time an offer to interview is extended). 7. The names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of three or more professional references. 8. Three recent student course evaluations (or a note explaining why they are not available). Please direct questions about the application process to Elise Forman at Please direct questions about the position to the search committee chair, Dr. Deanna Ojennus at . CHEMISTRY DEPARTMENT INFORMATION: Whitworth’s Chemistry Department offers BA and BS degrees in Chemistry. Students seeking a BS degree declare a General Chemistry, Physical Chemistry or Biochemistry track. To read more about our department please see our department website: ABOUT THE SPOKANE AREA: Spokane (population approx. 210,000) is located on the Spokane River west of the Rocky Mountain foothills in eastern Washington State. The region enjoys four seasons with the associated outdoor activities (mountain biking, climbing, swimming, boating, snowmobiling, skiing, etc.). Spokane is within 4-5 hours of three major national parks (Mt Rainier, North Cascades, Glacier) and the Canadian Rockies. The city is large enough to have a thriving downtown area with a riverfront park yet small enough to avoid the heavy traffic associated with larger cities. The Spokane area has a number of strong school districts including the Mead School District in which Whitworth is located. Besides the strong public schools, the Spokane area has a number of highly ranked private schools, faith-based schools, and schools that have developed specialized options such as the Mead Riverpoint Academy with its emphasis on STEM and Entrepreneurial curriculum. In summer of 2018, the city provided grants to NGOs to support and promote multicultural events and activities reflecting the different cultural groups in the community. For more information on Spokane, please visit Whitworth complies with all federal, state, and local nondiscrimination laws that are applicable to religious nonprofit institutions and does not engage in unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability. With our commitment to building a diverse community, the university encourages applications from populations underrepresented at Whitworth including members of racial/ethnic communities, women, and persons with disabilities.

September 17, 2018

University of Utah Tenure-track position is available in Analytical Chemistry

Filed under: employment opportunity @ 1:48 pm

A tenure-track position is available in ANALYTICAL chemistry. While the opening is at the Assistant Professor level, exceptional senior candidates may be considered. Candidates are expected to demonstrate the ability to develop vigorous, competitive, well-funded research programs, and to be excellent teachers at the undergraduate and graduate levels. A Ph.D. is required; postdoctoral experience is desirable. Assistant Professor applicants should upload an application letter with vita, teaching statement, and a description of proposed research, and arrange for three letters of recommendation. Letter writers will be supplied with a link upon entry of their contact information in the application system. Senior applicants should upload an application letter and vita only. Applications should be uploaded in PDF format directly to: Initial interview selections will begin October 1; applications will continue to be considered if needed to identify suitable candidates. The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students. The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. Minorities, women, veterans, and those with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified veterans. Reasonable disability accommodations will be provided with adequate notice. For additional information about the University’s commitment to equal opportunity and access see:

September 12, 2018

Materials Scientist

Filed under: employment opportunity @ 8:07 am

NANO3D SYSTEMS LLC (NANO3D – is a start up company
that develops novel micro- and nanofabrication plating technologies, products and
services for IC, MEMS, power electronics and displays industries. By employing the
brightest minds, NANO3D creates the innovations that shape the future of technology.
Job Summary
Materials Scientist works as a member of a team at NANO3D SYSTEMS LLC to develop
and characterize the micro- and nanofabrication plating processes. Bring passion and
dedication to your job and there’s no telling what you could accomplish.
Key Qualifications:
▪ Minimum 2 years’ experience in materials science, chemistry or chemical engineering
developing and characterizing novel materials.
▪ Strong material and metallurgical knowledge of metals, especially copper, palladium,
nickel, iron and their alloys.
▪ Experience with the use of SEM/EDX, profilometry, XRD, Instron and other advanced
characterization techniques as well as electroless plating and electroplating.
▪ Ability to manage time to maximize productivity.
▪ Good team working and communication skills.
▪ Attention to detail and accuracy of recording information.
▪ Awareness of commercial importance of products and ability to plan and prioritize
work accordingly.
Key Responsibilities:
• Develop and implement the novel micro- and nanofabrication plating
• Develop and optimize novel bath chemistries to obtain desired film properties,
and to specify process parameters needed to scale the bath to industrial wafer
plating tools.
• Prepare, characterize and optimize plating solutions; prepare and measure the
film mechanical, microstructural, thermal, and chemical properties; and transfer
of the process from benchtop cells to full wafer equipment.
• Participates in defect reduction teams and implements process improvements
based on demonstrated improved yield results.
• Interfaces with other engineering, quality and manufacturing team members.
• Work to maximize productivity and meet targets and deadlines.
• Focus on Safety and environmental regulations.
• All other duties as required.
PhD or MS in chemical engineering, chemistry or material science.
Work Location:
ATAMI/ONAMI in Corvallis, Oregon.
Contact information:

August 29, 2018

FT TT-track Faculty position – Colorado School of Mines

Filed under: employment opportunity @ 8:42 am

The Department of Chemistry at the Colorado School of Mines has an opening for a tenured/tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level (any discipline). We would be grateful if you could share the attached information with your department. Information on the position can be found here.


August 22, 2018

TT Faculty Position – Georgia Institute of Technology

Filed under: employment opportunity @ 10:34 am

Tenure Track Faculty Position
Georgia Institute of Technology
School of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Atlanta, GA 30332-0400
THE GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, SCHOOL OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level. Candidates from all areas will be considered, with opportunities for joint appointments in other departments of science and engineering to facilitate interdisciplinary research and scholarship. These candidates 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. We also seek applications from exceptional candidates at advanced levels who perceive opportunities for exciting synergism with our department and the Institute. Please 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:
The application deadline is October 15, 2018 with application review continuing until the positions are filled. Georgia Tech is an equal education/employment opportunity institution.

August 21, 2018

Assistant/Associate Professor – Radiological Health Physics

Filed under: employment opportunity @ 9:19 am

Job no: 494947
Position type: Faculty Full Time
Benefit Status: Benefited-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Physics and Applied Physics
Salary: Salary commensturate with experience
Applications Open: Aug 16 2018 
Applications Close: Open until filled

General Summary of Position:

The successful applicant must demonstrate strong potential to establish and maintain an externally-funded research program, preferably in radiochemistry and/or nuclear forensics. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, including department core and specialty areas based on the candidate’s expertise, and demonstrate strong potential to supervise postgraduate students.  Successful applicants are expected to develop a strong network of collaborations with colleagues at U Mass Lowell, and established national and/or international researchers, leading to significant impacts in health physics and related fields.

The successful candidate will be expected to have a sound working knowledge of laboratory and field instrumentation used in measuring ionizing radiation, radioactivity analysis, external and internal radiation dosimetry, radiation shielding, and an active involvement in research. Knowledge of appropriate regulations (e.g., U.S.N.R.C. U.S.D.O.E.) and the work of various groups and agencies that have responsibility for setting standards and making recommendations concerning radiation protection (e.g., NCRP, ICRP, IAEA, Homeland Security) is expected. Certification by the American Board of Health Physics is desirable; an uncertified candidate would be expected to pursue certification as he/she became eligible.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is part of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts university system and maintains a Radiation Laboratory that includes a 1 MW research reactor, a 5.5 MV Van de Graaff accelerator, laboratories for nuclear instrumentation, radiochemistry, dosimetry, and other applications. With a department of 25 tenure-track physics professors, assisted by six lecturers, the University offers a Health Physics option for a B.S degree in Physics, an M.S. degree in Radiological Sciences and Protection, a Ph.D. degree in Physics, and a Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • A PhD in Health Physics (must have PhD in hand by the time of appointment)

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.

Please include (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) a cover letter, (3) copies of several recent publications, (4) a statement of research and teaching interests not to exceed three pages. Names and contact information for three references will be required at the time of application.

TT Faculty position at U Michigan

Filed under: employment opportunity @ 9:11 am

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Michigan invites applications for a tenure-track position in any area of chemistry or biochemistry (including analytical, chemical biology, education, inorganic, materials, organic and physical) with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2019. The position is expected to be filled at the assistant professor level; but, applicants at all levels of professor rank will be considered. This position will be a University-year appointment (9-months academic year salary with summer salary supported by research funds). Candidates are expected to develop an internationally recognized program of scholarly research and to excel in teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels.
Detailed information regarding the electronic application process and required materials is available on-line:
Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2018. Information about the Chemistry Department is available on the web:
Questions about the application process may be sent to
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is supportive of the needs of dual career couples, women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

August 20, 2018

TT Faculty Position – Reed College

Filed under: employment opportunity @ 9:11 am

To: Portland ACS Members and Interested Parties

From: Martha Dibblee, email administrator


Tenure Track Position in Chemistry at Reed College

Reed College invites applications for a tenure-track position in chemistry to begin in August 2019. We welcome candidates in any area of chemistry whose research interests focus on quantitative measurement. The successful applicant will be expected to teach in the general chemistry sequence and in upper level courses such as analytical and/or physical chemistry. A Ph.D. is required; postdoctoral experience preferred but not required. The successful candidate also will advise senior thesis students in yearlong research projects. The chemistry department occupies a dedicated building with individual faculty research labs, and has excellent resources for innovative teaching and research, including a research nuclear reactor, a 400 MHz NMR, an X-ray powder diffractometer, GC-MS, LC-MS, ICP-MS, a new Gamry Instruments potentiostat, and a molecular modeling laboratory.


The Reed community values cultural and intellectual pluralism as essential to the excellence of our academic program. In the letter of application, we encourage you to address how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service might support the commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the College’s diversity statement ( Application materials (a cover letter, curriculum vitae, an outline of research interests, and a statement of teaching interests and philosophy) and contact information for three references should be submitted throughInterfolio at Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but they should be received by October 12, 2018 to guarantee full consideration. For further information about this position please contact Arthur Glasfeld( An Equal Opportunity Employer, Reed values diversity and encourages applications from underrepresented groups.

August 3, 2018


Filed under: employment opportunity @ 8:48 am
We write today to invite applications for the Chemistry Laboratory Manager position at Pacific Lutheran University (PLU). Pacific Lutheran University purposefully integrates the liberal arts, professional studies and civic engagement through distinctive international programs and close student-faculty research opportunities for its 3,100 students. Founded in 1890 by Norwegian pioneers, PLU continues the distinctive tradition of Lutheran higher education through its commitment to the advancement of knowledge, thoughtful inquiry and questioning, and the preparation of citizens in service to the world. PLU is an equal opportunity employer.

The Chemistry Laboratory Manager manages laboratory program delivery, coordinates the acquisition of chemicals and supplies, manages student employment positions, maintains accurate records regarding budget, purchasing, and hazardous waste management, and coordinates the department’s safety and maintenance activities. This position reports to the Chair of Chemistry.



  • Associate’s degree.
  • 2 years of job-related work experience.
  • Familiarity with laboratory safety protocols along with WA state and federal regulations.
  • Finalist applicants must satisfactorily complete pre-employment background check.


  • Advanced degree in chemistry or a related discipline.
  • Previous experience managing a laboratory.

  • Retirement: The university’s 403b retirement plan is one of the best offered by small private universities
  • Medical, vision and dental insurance
  • Generous vacation and holiday leave
  • Tuition discounts for employees and dependents
  • Transportation and commute incentives
  • Health and wellness programs
  • Professional development opportunities
  • A vital campus filled with activities and events year-round
July 26, 2018

PSU Job Opportunity

Filed under: employment opportunity @ 3:12 pm

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