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

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.

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.


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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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.

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.

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


The Department of Chemistry at the University of Wyoming invites applications for an extended term Academic Professional Lecturer (APL) in organic chemistry. The successful candidate will teach at the undergraduate organic chemistry level and manage the undergraduate organic teaching labs. Responsibilities for the organic teaching labs will include experiment development and testing, supply purchasing, weekly lab setup, managing teaching assistants and maintenance of instruments and labs. The organic lab facilities are comprised of three labs with associated instrument rooms and computer analysis rooms in the recently completed Enzi Undergraduate Lab Facility ( The successful applicant will also be required to contribute to departmental and university services. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2018 and continue until suitable candidates are identified. The position will start Fall 2018 and will be filled at the Assistant APL level (6 year renewable terms via 9-month appointments). The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives. Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent in chemistry
Desired Qualifications: a strong background in practical organic laboratory operations, teaching experience at the undergraduate level and a strong understanding of mechanistic organic chemistry. Required Materials: Complete the online application using the below link and upload as one document: a CV listing relevant organic laboratory experience, graduate level organic coursework, any teaching experience and include a statement of teaching philosophy.
Additionally, applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted on their behalf to

Job Details:
The Department of Chemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville invites applications for a tenure-track position in Organic Chemistry or Polymer Chemistry/Polymer Science to begin in August 22, 2018. Applicants with interdisciplinary interests related to material science and/or synthesis of polymers will be considered.

• A Ph.D. in Chemistry or a very closely related discipline.
• One year of teaching experience (which may be satisfied by two semesters of half-time teaching assistantships in graduate school).
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Experience and interest in mentoring undergraduate research.
• Ability to effectively teach general chemistry courses.
• Ability to effectively teach upper-level lecture and lab courses in organic and polymer chemistry.
• Ability to contribute to existing program emphases and/or experience with instrumentation.

Teaching responsibilities include lecture and lab courses in general chemistry, and upper-level courses in organic and polymer chemistry. Curriculum development in organic and polymer chemistry is expected. The successful candidate is expected to establish an independent research program that involves undergraduate students. Additional responsibilities include seeking external funding for undergraduate research, academic advising, performing committee service and other duties as assigned.

Department and College Information:
The Chemistry Department currently consists of 11 tenured/tenure-track faculty, 6 instructional academic staff. The Department offers American Chemical Society (ACS) certified BS degrees in Chemistry, and also offers a Chemistry Minor and a 2-year Pre-Pharmacy Program. The Department has approximately 120 majors and graduates 15 to 20 students per year. Faculty within the program work closely with students and provide several opportunities for undergraduate research. For more information, please see the departmental web page at:

The College of Engineering, Mathematics, and Science (EMS) enrolls approximately 3,500 students in BS degrees in Chemistry, Mathematics, Broad-field Science, Computer Science, and Sustainable and Renewable Energy Systems, and ABET-accredited BS degree programs in Civil, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Mechanical and Software Engineering, and Engineering Physics. The College also offers an online Master of Engineering program which has been designated as a “Best Buy” in online education.

Campus Information:
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master’s programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level
education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin’s largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

To Ensure Consideration:
Application review begins October 23, 2017, and applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

To Apply:
Please submit applications online:
Applications must include:
1. A letter of application addressing all required qualifications.
2. A curriculum vitae.
3. A separate statement of teaching philosophy and experience (2 page limit).
4. A separate statement of research plans that includes projects to engage undergraduate students (3 page limit).
5. Copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable).
6. Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for three professional references (at least one of whom can speak to teaching ability).

Questions about this position may be addressed to:
Dr. Raja Annamalai at (608)342-6091or
Dr. Mohammad Rabbani at (608)342-7344 or