We have an immediate need to hire someone to run our HPLC lab in Albany.  Full or Part Time, min 20 hours a week.


The candidate should be well-versed in a range of analytical testing techniques such as, LC-MS/MS, GC MS/MS, HPLC, GC headspace

  • Analysis of samples using HPLC
  • Troubleshooting instruments
  • Method development
  • Sample prep, sample handling, calibration standards and reporting
  • Testing of samples for contaminants, solvents and pesticides

Preferred Experience and Qualifications:

  • Good communication and positive attitude
  • Experience to operate Shimadzu instruments.
  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree (in pursuit)


Zach Jordan | Director of Engineering


Mobile: 503.703.6939

Email:  Zach@PeytriaRx.com

227 Bellevue way NE #460 Bellevue, WA. 98004

Date: Oct 12, 2018

Location: Albany, OR, US, 97321

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Grace is built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 3,700 people in over 30 countries.

Job Description

The Oregon plant of W. R. Grace & Co. manufactures fine chemicals for a broad range of pharma, biotech and nutraceutical customers. We are currently seeking a  Research and Development Intern to support our dynamic team. This position will support manufacturing and small scale chemical manufacturing through chemical process research and developement.

Essential Duties Include:

  • Researches and develops chemical processes for new and existing products in accordance with departmental health and safety practices. Performs small scale manufacturing up to 50L scale.
  • Maintains a clean, organized, and well stocked work area.
  • Documents all work in lab notebooks. Provides written reports as requested.
  • Provides technical support to manufacturing as needed.
  • Complies with defined EMS procedures.
  • Helps to ensure Grace’s Environmental objectives/targets are achieved.
  • Develops analytical testing protocols as needed.
  • Archives completed laboratory notebooks.
  • Provides analytical summaries, for Quality Control for use as guides for in-process analysis.
  • Provides procedural summaries for Manufacturing for use as guides for writing batch records.
  • Maintains overall laboratory facility including but not limited to: maintaining community areas of the laboratory, purchasing community reagents and supplies, repairing equipment, and purchasing equipment.
  • Participates in departmental in inter-departmental safety, health, and quality related audits and inspections.

Required Skills

  • Good Communication
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent time management skils
  • Excellent computer skills

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s of Science in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Material Science, or equivalent
  • Must be working on Master’s Degree in Chemistry or equivalent
  • Must have experience with standard chemistry tool kit including laboratory glassware and chemical fume hoods
  • Experience with chemical drawing software, literature searching software, and standard software


Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.


EOE Statement:  W. R. Grace & Co. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation.

Position Description

The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) is seeking an innovative leader to serve as Chair in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.  Research activities in the Department reflect all major areas of chemistry, and faculty receive extramural funding from federal and state programs, private foundations and industry. The successful candidate is expected to be an active leader and researcher who has a strong vision for developing and strengthening educational and research initiatives.  Applicants must have a distinguished record of scientific achievement, demonstrated leadership skills, and a commitment to the education and mentorship of both students and faculty. Candidates should have relevant administrative experience and an understanding of key issues affecting faculty recruitment, promotion and retention. The Department is especially interested in candidates who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.


Required Qualifications

  • PhD in Chemistry (or Biochemistry with Chemistry emphasis)
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Excellent management skills
  • Distinguished record of research and teaching
  • Current academic rank of tenured associate or full professor (or equivalent non-US rank)


About the University of Texas at El Paso

Located in one of the largest binational communities in the world, The University of Texas at El Paso is unique among research institutions. UTEP enrolls more than 25,000 students, most of whom are Hispanic. The Brookings Institution in 2017 ranked UTEP as the No. 1 leader in equal access to higher education, based on a combination of research productivity and student social mobility. The University has annual research expenditures of $95 million, maintains an operating budget of $500 million and employs approximately 4,000 people. With 172 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs available in eight colleges and schools, UTEP is the first national research university serving a 21stcentury student demographic.


Application Instructions and Contact Information

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, contact information for 5 references, and a letter of interest addressing research, educational, administrative and leadership goals.


Review of applications will begin November 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.


Questions about this position should be directed to Search Committee Chair, Dr. Michael Kenney at mjkenney@utep.edu.


To apply, please visit www.utep.edu/employment


Hiring decisions are based upon budget approval.


In keeping with its Access and Excellence mission, the University of Texas at El Paso is committed to an open, diverse, and inclusive learning and working environment that honors the talents, respects the differences, and nurtures the growth and development of all.

Dear Colleague,

We are conducting two searches this fall for tenured/tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professors in Analytical Chemistry and Organic Materials Chemistry at the George Washington University.  The appointments will be effective August 1, 2019 The enclosed advertisements describe the positions and the application procedures.  Kindly post or pass along the attached documents announcing our recruitment to any qualified candidates.  We are interested in both nominations of appropriate candidates and applications.  Many thanks for your assistance.



Michael King

Professor and Chair

Assistant or Associate Professor of Analytical Chemistry -for Depts and Chairs

Assistant or Associate Professor of Organic Materials Chemistry -for Depts and Chairs

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 www.whitworth.edu/jobs: 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 www.whitworth.edu/facultyfaithessay 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 eforman@whitworth.edu. Please direct questions about the position to the search committee chair, Dr. Deanna Ojennus at dojennus@whitworth.edu . 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: http://www.whitworth.edu/academic/department/chemistry/index.aspx. 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 http://www.movetospokane.com/ 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.

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: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/80252. 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: http://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/.

NANO3D SYSTEMS LLC (NANO3D – www.nano3dsystems.com) 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: dubin@nano3dsystems.com