Outside Employment Opportunities

Faculty Positions

UCLA Temporary Lecturer Positions - Deadline June 30th

For More Information or to Apply

https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF04649

Description

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UCLA seeks applications for temporary lecturer positions in both Organic Chemistry and General Chemistry lectures and laboratories during the 2019-2020 academic year.

Responsibilities will include lecturing, conducting regularly scheduled office hours, writing and grading exams and problem sets, and supervising teaching assistants for the courses. Lecturer appointments are established quarter by quarter according to the instructional needs of the department. Applications will be kept on file for consideration for any openings that may occur throughout the year. Qualified candidates will have a Ph.D. in chemistry, organic chemistry, or equivalent discipline and have significant experience and strong record in teaching chemistry or biochemistry at the college level.

Requirements for all Positions

Candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy (max 1 page), and should arrange for 3 letters of reference to be uploaded to UCLA Academic Recruit.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

The University of California, Los Angeles and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:
https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscriminatioHarassmentAffirmAction

Job Location
Los Angeles, CA
Requirements

Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Statement of Teaching – max 1 page
  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion – An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.
  • Cover Letter (Optional)
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required

Baylor University, Assistant Professor in Chemistry - Start date of Aug. 2020

For More Information or to Apply

https://apply.interfolio.com/67124

Assistant Professor in Chemistry

Baylor University: Office of the Provost: College of Arts and Sciences: Chemistry and Biochemistry

Location

Waco, TX

Open Date

Aug 23, 2019

Description

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Baylor University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in Chemistry. Applicants will be evaluated based on their potential for developing an internationally-recognized, externally-funded research program and aptitude for excelling as a teacher at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Qualifications

Applicants should have established expertise in the general area of Organic Chemistry, possess a doctorate (Ph.D. or equivalent degree) in Chemistry, and be able to begin August 2020. Special consideration will be given to candidates who have completed postdoctoral studies and have plans to perform research at the interface of synthetic organic chemistry, biology, and medicine.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a description of research plans (6-8 pages), and a statement of teaching interests and philosophy (1-2 pages) and a copy of an official transcript showing the highest degree conferred (if the Ph.D. is in progress, a copy of the official transcript of completed Ph.D. hours should also be submitted). Candidates should arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be submitted on their behalf.  Evaluation of applications will begin on October 14 and continue until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criteria. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.


University of North Texas, Assistant Professor of Chemistry Education


Postdoc Positions

University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry Post-doctoral Fellow Position

The opportunity

A postdoctoral position is available in the Laboratory of Addiction Genomics at the Department of Psychiatry of the University of Maryland School of Medicine for a candidate who would like to extend her/his training knowledge to the field of alcohol and other substance use disorders. The position is available for a highly motivated individual who is enthusiastic about understanding molecular markers of pathological and behavioral changes in substance users. The candidate will participate in on-going collaborative projects including, research on cell-free biomarkers of substance use in humans, as well as to increase expertise in designing, conducting, and analyzing data from biomarker-based translational research projects on substance use.

Eligibility and conditions of employment

Candidates should have a background in genomics, molecular biology or neuroscience. Candidates must have:

  • Doctoral degree in genomics, molecular biology, neuroscience or relevant field;
  • Excellent writing and communication skills;
  • A fair understanding and/or willingness to learn ethical conduct of research involving human subjects
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative research environment;

Duration of the fellowship is two-years. A candidate immediately after their PhD or less than 2 years of post-doctoral training is preferred. Salary will be commensurate with experience and demonstrated capabilities in relevant areas, including writing for scholarly publications, and familiarity with good research practices.

Application

Please send letter of introduction and CV to Chamindi Seneviratne, MD, csenevi@som.umaryland.edu, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and the Institute for Genome Sciences, University of Maryland School of Medicine.

UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.


Postdoc available at Dartmouth with David Glueck - Start January 2020

Postdoc available at Dartmouth College with David Glueck

1-year position, may be renewed for another half year

Start date January 2020 (some flexibility possible)

ACS-PRF funded “Metal-Catalyzed Enantioselective Hydration of Nitriles”
Requires experience in inert-atmosphere synthesis/characterization techniques
Also valuable: expertise in catalysis, NMR, phosphine chemistry

Please send (to glueck@dartmouth.edu) cover letter, CV, and 3 letters of recommendation.


CIRES/CSD Instrumentation Specialist

APPLY HERE

https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/CIRES-CSD-Instrumentation-Specialist/16392?

JOB SUMMARY

Our group develops world-class instrumentation to measure the properties of fine particles in the atmosphere. We deploy these instruments on aircraft and field sites such as mountaintop observatories. This position is a terrific opportunity for the person who really loved building and programming the instrumentation they used during their graduate work in a physical science or engineering.
The successful candidate will work at the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at the University of Colorado at Boulder. The work will be at the U. S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration – Earth System Research Laboratory/Chemical Sciences Division (NOAA ESRL/CSD) alongside a number of federal and university employees engaged in research examining the health and climate forcing properties of atmospheric aerosols and clouds. The job requires continuing and expanding a research program regarding the optical and climate properties of aerosol particles.
The hire will be made at the level of an Associate Scientist I or II or Research Scientist I, depending on degree and experience. Salary will be commensurate with experience, along with a generous benefits package.
Who We Are

At CIRES, the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, more than 800 environmental scientists work to understand the dynamic Earth system, including people’s relationship with the planet. CIRES is a partnership of NOAA and the University of Colorado Boulder, and our areas of expertise include weather and climate, changes at the Earth’s poles, air quality and atmospheric chemistry, water resources, and solid Earth sciences. Our vision is to be instrumental in ensuring a sustainable future environment by advancing scientific and societal understanding of the Earth system.

https://cires.colorado.edu/

Earth System Research Laboratory, Chemical Sciences Division:

Our mission is to advance scientific understanding of three major environmental and societal issues of our time: climateair quality, and stratospheric ozone layer through atmospheric research on the chemical and related physical processes that affect Earth’s atmospheric composition.

Our vision of the future is a nation that has the needed scientific understanding and information about our atmosphere (environmental intelligence) to make optimal decisions in the interests of the well being of current and future generations.

Integral to CSD’s work is ensuring that governments, the public, and industry can access our scientific findings. We provide explanations of our research in user-friendly, policy-relevant formats, which may be used to help develop informed decisions.

CSD’s work to advance the scientific understanding of atmospheric chemical processes is essential for understanding and predicting changes in Earth’s environment – the heart of NOAA’s mission.

https://www.esrl.noaa.gov/csd/

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • Develop instrumentation to measure the optical and chemical properties of aerosols, especially aircraft operation, sampling strategies, and data acquisition.
  • Design and construct calibration systems for those instruments.
  • Independently operate these instruments, calibration systems, and other instruments in the laboratory and the field.
  • Occasional (about once per year) travel for several weeks at a time is required.
  • Analyze and interpret data collected by these instruments.
  • For hires at the Research Scientist level, present results at scientific meetings and publish them in peer-reviewed literature.

What You Should Know

CIRES commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

This position will need to be able to pass a Federal security clearance to access the building. The position is rostered in CIRES at the University of Colorado Boulder campus, but the position will be situated at the David Skaggs Research Center, 325 Broadway, Boulder, CO, 80305, a NOAA Federal Laboratory facility.

What We Can Offer

CIRES can offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience.

Benefits

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

Be Statements

Be Impactful. Be Resourceful. Be Boulder.

What We Require

  • Master’s or PhD Degree in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, or a closely related field. Candidates with a BS degree in one of the above mentioned fields and at least 3 years of exceptionally relevant experience will be given consideration.
  • Expertise in at least two of the following:
    • Data acquisition software such as Labview
    • Computational flow modeling
    • Mechanical design of scientific instrumentation
    • Aerosol physics
  • Demonstrated ability for self-guided, motivated and original instrumentation development and research. We are looking for someone who has experience that goes beyond just using standard commercial instrumentation.
  • For hires as a Research Scientist, demonstrated record of publication in high-quality, peer-reviewed scientific journals.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Master’s or PhD Degree in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry or a closely related field.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

  1. Resume or CV.
  2. Cover letter addressed to the Search Committee briefly describing your qualifications, professional goals, and specific interest in this position.
  3. List of contact information for 3 references who may be contacted about your work history and qualifications.
  4. One (1) confidential Letter of Recommendation will be required for those who are short-listed, or who is identified as the finalist, depending on the selection process. It is important that your referees are prepared in advance to expect an email from CU Boulder Campus HR requesting that the letter be uploaded through the link provided in the email. This referee may also be someone who you have used on your “List of References.”

If you are selected as the finalist, your degree will be verified by CU Boulder Campus HR using an approved online vendor. If your degree was obtained outside of the United States, please submit a translated version as an optional attachment.

This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be screened as they are received.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.


University of Colorado Postdoc Fellow Divila Lab

Now hiring for a full-time postdoctoral fellow research position with benefits, which will be responsible for executing the research projects in the field of tumor immunology with oversight but minimal daily supervision from PI faculty. There will be an emphasis and research focus of the laboratory to develop novel immune-based strategies to induce tumor immunity including elucidating the mechanism of immune evasion mechanism in cancers.

This position reports directly to Dr. Eduardo Davila, PI of a immunotherapy research laboratory in the Department of Medicine and is responsible for performing the research summarized below. The laboratory is located on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado. The position is a faculty research position with the primary duties to conduct research and will not be involved in course instruction and is not eligible for tenure or overtime pay. An employee in this position can be terminated at any time without notice and severance pay may not be provided.

For full job description and to apply visit here.


Fellowship and Internship Opportunities

Biochemical Markers Fellowship Opportunity at CDC - Deadline January 10th

Location

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH)

Division of Laboratory Sciences (DLS)

Atlanta, GA (Chamblee Campus)

Organizational Mission

DLS uses advanced laboratory science and innovative techniques to improve the detection, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of environmental, tobacco-related, nutritional, newborn, selected chronic and selected infectious diseases. DLS also works to improve the rapid and accurate detection of chemical threat agents, radiologic threat agents, and selected toxins. In these areas, the laboratory has been in the vanguard of efforts to improve people’s health across the nation and around the world.

Projects

Participants will join laboratory teams to develop and apply analytical methods to characterize and quantify biochemical markers, including those in biologic specimens (such as serum or urine), that are relevant to disease and harmful exposures. DLS currently has more than 170 active methods and 230+ mass spectrometers in use.

Selected candidates will be placed in one of seven branches within DLS (see website for branch information: https://www.cdc.gov/nceh/dls/). They will gain hands-on experience using state-of-the-art laboratory instrumentation and automation equipment. DLS offers a stimulating research environment that enables summer fellows to gain practical experience in applied analytical chemistry and enhance their knowledge of public health.

Qualifications

Current undergraduate and graduate students majoring in Chemistry or Biochemistry. Must be able to comply with safety and security requirements before or upon reporting to CDC.

Must be a U.S. Citizen.

Program Dates and Stipend

Dates: May 21st – July 31st, 2020

Stipend: approximately $2,900 per month for full-time undergraduate student fellows and $3,600 for full-time graduate student fellows. Housing is available, but fellows are responsible for housing costs.

How to Apply

The appointment is through the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Fellowship Program.

  • Apply on-line at: https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/CDC-DLS-2020-0015
  • ORISE Posting Number: CDC-DLS-2020-0015
  • Using the link above, submit the following required items: resume/CV, official transcript, two letters of recommendation, and a completed application
  • Incomplete applications or submissions made after the application deadline will not be considered

Application Deadline

January 10, 2020

Selections will be made by February 28th.

For Further Information

Email: DLSsummerORISE@cdc.gov


L’Oréal USA For Women in Science Fellowship - Deadline January 31st

Applications for the 2020 L’Oréal USA For Women in Science program are now open and will close on Friday, January 31, 2020.

The L’Oréal USA For Women in Science fellowship program honors female scientists at a critical stage in their careers with grants of $60,000 each. Since 2003, we’ve awarded 80 postdoctoral women scientists over $4 million in grants. We’re seeking five exceptional female scientists looking to advance their research and serve as role models for the next generation of girls in STEM.

Candidates are selected from a variety of fields including the life and physical/material sciences, technology (including computer science), engineering, and mathematics. Candidates must have completed their PhD and have started in their postdoctoral position by the application deadline.

APPLY NOW at https://lorealfwis.aaas.org/login/indexA.cfm 

Interested in learning more?

The application and more information about the L’Oréal USA For Women in Science program can be found here.

Should you have any questions or require additional information, please contact us at lorealusafellowships@aaas.org.Interested in being a Reviewer?

 


U.S Department of Energy DOE Scholars Program at the Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy (ARPA-E) - Now Accepting Applications

What is ARPA E?

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) is devoted exclusively to support research and development of high-potential, high-impact energy technologies that are too early for private-sector investment.

Why should I apply?

Being selected as a DOE Scholar at ARPA-E offers the following benefits:

  • Stipends starting at $650 per week for graduate students and post graduates during the internship period
  • Limited travel reimbursement to/from assigned location
  • Direct exposure to and participation in projects and activities related to defining commercialization pathways for high-impact technology development programs
  • Hands-on experience in experience in advancing the transition of cutting-edge energy technologies to market applications in a fast-paced environment
  • Identification of career goals and opportunities
  • Development of professional networks with leading scientists and subject matter experts

Eligibility

  • Be a U.S. citizen at the time of application
  • Have a Master’s or Ph.D degree or be pursuing a graduate level degree (preferably MBA or technical degree M.S./Ph.D. with a business focus)

Applicants should be prepared for deep immersion in a specific energy program area, and must be comfortable and be able to complete tasks independently. Candidate must have strong written and oral communication abilities, as well as an interest in energy and energy technologies.

How to Apply

Applications and supporting materials must be submitted at:

https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/Scholars-2019-ARPA-E

For more information about the DOE Scholars Program: Visit https://orise.orau.gov/doescholars

Questions? doescholars@orau.org

DOE has partnered with the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) to manage this program.


Part time Junior Lab Assistant at ADM Nutrition Division

Junior Lab Assistant – Fort Collins, CO (Rodelle Inc.)

ADM Nutrition 

This is a temporary hourly position. We are looking for someone who can work at least four hours in a row on Monday’s, Wednesday’s, and Friday’s.  We can work around a school schedule but we need at least four hours in a row on MWF’s

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: TBD

For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, we’re one of the world’s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with approximately 32,000 employees serving customers in more than 160 countries. With a global value chain that includes approximately 500 crop procurement locations, 250 ingredient manufacturing facilities, 38 innovation centers and the world’s premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. Learn more at www.adm.com.

Job Description

ADM Nutrition division is seeking a part time Junior Lab assistant to perform daily laboratory functions in a multi-purpose lab.  Ideally the candidate will have experience with Analytical Chemistry, and some basic familiarity with microbial testing.

  • Basic familiarity with analytical chemistry machines and some theory of how they function. The ability to work up samples for analytical testing.
  • Basic understanding of microbiological plating, aseptic technique, and plate reading.
  • Ability to do Data Entry using analytical and microbial test results.
  • Sampling of raw materials and creating laboratory samples from those materials.
  • Tasting of flavor samples, mostly Vanilla.
  • The candidate must be able to interact with multiple different entities for reporting test results, and will be responsible for time management of multiple small projects.
  • The candidate must have excellent organizational skills in order to effectively handle multiple ongoing tasks.
  • Excellent communication skills – both oral and detailed written are needed to be effective in this position. Basic Lab notebook etiquette is a must as well.
  • General knowledge of software systems such as Microsoft Office applications. (Excel, Word, and SharePoint)

Job Responsibilities

  • Basic Analytical Chemistry
  • Sample preparation
  • Microbiological plating
  • Raw Material Sampling
  • Data Entry
  • Daily laboratory upkeep

Physical Demands

Employee will work in a lab and plant environment and will be expected to work independently to some extent. The physical requirements of the job require ability to climb stairs, prolonged periods of standing and sitting, computer work, working in confined spaces and from heights, bending, kneeling, working adjusted hours, and working as instructed. Prompt attendance is a must.

Employees in this position working at this location may be exposed to various potential chemical and food allergens due to the nature of our business and the requirements of the job.  If there is any reason such exposure would interfere with your ability to perform this role or work at the location, please notify the hiring manager.

Resumes should be sent to Alex Lulack via email at Alex.lulack@adm.com.

Undergraduate Opportunities

2020 Southeastern Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC) - Deadline December 15th

Bruins-in-Genomics Summer Undergraduate Research Program - Deadline January 5th

Biochemical Markers Fellowship Opportunity at CDC - Deadline January 10th

Location

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH)

Division of Laboratory Sciences (DLS)

Atlanta, GA (Chamblee Campus)

Organizational Mission

DLS uses advanced laboratory science and innovative techniques to improve the detection, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of environmental, tobacco-related, nutritional, newborn, selected chronic and selected infectious diseases. DLS also works to improve the rapid and accurate detection of chemical threat agents, radiologic threat agents, and selected toxins. In these areas, the laboratory has been in the vanguard of efforts to improve people’s health across the nation and around the world.

Projects

Participants will join laboratory teams to develop and apply analytical methods to characterize and quantify biochemical markers, including those in biologic specimens (such as serum or urine), that are relevant to disease and harmful exposures. DLS currently has more than 170 active methods and 230+ mass spectrometers in use.

Selected candidates will be placed in one of seven branches within DLS (see website for branch information: https://www.cdc.gov/nceh/dls/). They will gain hands-on experience using state-of-the-art laboratory instrumentation and automation equipment. DLS offers a stimulating research environment that enables summer fellows to gain practical experience in applied analytical chemistry and enhance their knowledge of public health.

Qualifications

Current undergraduate and graduate students majoring in Chemistry or Biochemistry. Must be able to comply with safety and security requirements before or upon reporting to CDC.

Must be a U.S. Citizen.

Program Dates and Stipend

Dates: May 21st – July 31st, 2020

Stipend: approximately $2,900 per month for full-time undergraduate student fellows and $3,600 for full-time graduate student fellows. Housing is available, but fellows are responsible for housing costs.

How to Apply

The appointment is through the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Fellowship Program.

  • Apply on-line at: https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/CDC-DLS-2020-0015
  • ORISE Posting Number: CDC-DLS-2020-0015
  • Using the link above, submit the following required items: resume/CV, official transcript, two letters of recommendation, and a completed application
  • Incomplete applications or submissions made after the application deadline will not be considered

Application Deadline

January 10, 2020

Selections will be made by February 28th.

For Further Information

Email: DLSsummerORISE@cdc.gov


University of Nebraska, Lincoln Summer Research Program - Deadline February 1st

This intensive summer research experience provides mentoring and research experiences while allowing scholars to preview graduate school life. Students with a strong interest in graduate programs are particularly encouraged to apply as are those from populations traditionally underrepresented in graduate education.

Scholars stay in suite-style housing, enjoy an on-campus meal plan, and have travel costs covered. The program also features workshops for GRE prep, writing a personal statement, creating a research poster, and more.

Additionally, scholars get a chance to visit the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo, join intramural teams, rent bikes to explore Lincoln, attend outdoor adventures, and more!

STIPEND RANGE

$5,000–$6,000

PROGRAM DURATION

June 1, 2020 – August 7, 2020

  • Applied Plant Systems
  • Beneficial Insects
  • Bioenergy Systems
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Materials Science (MRSEC)
  • Minority Health Disparities
  • Molecular Plant-Microbe Interaction
  • Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure
  • Plant and Microbiome
  • Redox Biology
  • Sustainability of Civil Infrastructure
  • Unmanned Systems
  • Virology

APPLY HERE: https://www.unl.edu/summerprogram/

Part time Junior Lab Assistant at ADM Nutrition Division

Junior Lab Assistant – Fort Collins, CO (Rodelle Inc.)

ADM Nutrition 

This is a temporary hourly position. We are looking for someone who can work at least four hours in a row on Monday’s, Wednesday’s, and Friday’s.  We can work around a school schedule but we need at least four hours in a row on MWF’s

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: TBD

For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, we’re one of the world’s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with approximately 32,000 employees serving customers in more than 160 countries. With a global value chain that includes approximately 500 crop procurement locations, 250 ingredient manufacturing facilities, 38 innovation centers and the world’s premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. Learn more at www.adm.com.

Job Description

ADM Nutrition division is seeking a part time Junior Lab assistant to perform daily laboratory functions in a multi-purpose lab.  Ideally the candidate will have experience with Analytical Chemistry, and some basic familiarity with microbial testing.

  • Basic familiarity with analytical chemistry machines and some theory of how they function. The ability to work up samples for analytical testing.
  • Basic understanding of microbiological plating, aseptic technique, and plate reading.
  • Ability to do Data Entry using analytical and microbial test results.
  • Sampling of raw materials and creating laboratory samples from those materials.
  • Tasting of flavor samples, mostly Vanilla.
  • The candidate must be able to interact with multiple different entities for reporting test results, and will be responsible for time management of multiple small projects.
  • The candidate must have excellent organizational skills in order to effectively handle multiple ongoing tasks.
  • Excellent communication skills – both oral and detailed written are needed to be effective in this position. Basic Lab notebook etiquette is a must as well.
  • General knowledge of software systems such as Microsoft Office applications. (Excel, Word, and SharePoint)

Job Responsibilities

  • Basic Analytical Chemistry
  • Sample preparation
  • Microbiological plating
  • Raw Material Sampling
  • Data Entry
  • Daily laboratory upkeep

Physical Demands

Employee will work in a lab and plant environment and will be expected to work independently to some extent. The physical requirements of the job require ability to climb stairs, prolonged periods of standing and sitting, computer work, working in confined spaces and from heights, bending, kneeling, working adjusted hours, and working as instructed. Prompt attendance is a must.

Employees in this position working at this location may be exposed to various potential chemical and food allergens due to the nature of our business and the requirements of the job.  If there is any reason such exposure would interfere with your ability to perform this role or work at the location, please notify the hiring manager.

Resumes should be sent to Alex Lulack via email at Alex.lulack@adm.com.

Faculty Grant and Funding Opportunities

None at this time, check back again soon!

Other Career Opportunities

Scientist – Cell Biologist/Immunologist at Zoetis

For More Information or to Apply

https://zoetis.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/zoetis/job/Fort-Collins/Scientist—Cell-Biologist-Immunologist—Multiple-Openings–Fixed-Term–3-Years-_JR00004784-1.

 

Title: Scientist – Cell Biologist/Immunologist – Multiple Openings (Fixed Term: 3 Years)

Location: Fort Collins, CO

A great opportunity to be part of the newly established Zoetis Incubator Research Lab at CSU!  Zoetis is seeking an experienced scientist to identify immune related therapies that can reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with infectious, non-infectious and chronic diseases of animals, and improvement in livestock productivity.  This individual will be a key contributor in the design, execution, and interpretation of in vitro and in vivo pharmacology studies to delineate key pathways and potential drug targets.

The successful candidate should have at least 3-5 years of relevant experience working in an in vitro or in vivo pharmacology setting.   They must also be a creative/independent thinker and with a proven track record of basic research. Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills are essential. Previous experience working with cattle biology is desired.

Please note: This position is for a fixed term of 3 years.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Experience developing cell-free (e.g. ligand binding assays, biochemical assays) and cell-based in vitro screens for substrate (small molecule and biotherapeutics) evaluation.
  • Experience with immune-based techniques such as flow cytometry, cell sorting, immunohistochemistry, ELISAs, westerns, etc.   Experience sorting primary immune cell populations would be highly desirable.
  • Ability to apply a variety of cellular and molecular techniques to develop cellular models of disease for veterinary species.
  • Experience with primary cell cultures, co-cultures, and/or 3D-organotypic cultures.
  • Experience preparing DNA and RNA libraries for Next generation sequencing.
  • Experience with gene editing using Crispr Cas9 technology.
  • Ability to collaborate across multiple scientific disciplines.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

• Educational background: BS, MS, or PhD (molecular or cellular biology, immunology or related field).

• Training or experience in biological sciences preferred.

• Experience in the establishment of in vitro models of disease.

• Experience in flow cytometry and cell sorting.

• Self-starter, able to prioritize work and work efficiently with minimal supervision

• Excellent verbal/written communication, organizational and interpersonal skills

• Computer skills required: Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

• Work environment: The person filling this position will work predominantly in a laboratory setting.   There may be exposure to animal pathogens and chemicals. There may be handling of, and/or exposure to animal tissue and zoonotic organisms

Full timeFixed Term/Temporary (Fixed Term)ColleagueZoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. We offer reasonable accommodations as an alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please contact Zoetis Colleague Services at zoetiscolleagueservices@zoetis.com to request an accommodation. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact. Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at www.Zoetis.com/careers site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of “@zoetis.com”. In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.


Manager, High-Throughput Experimentation Facility – Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Delaware

Manager, High-Throughput Experimentation Facility
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Delaware (UD) seeks a Manager for the Departmental High-Throughput Experimentation (HTE) Facility. This newly established facility will house cutting-edge instrumentation for HTE for chemical synthesis and catalysis, including air-sensitive and high-pressure conditions, and will become a resource across the UD campus and the mid-Atlantic region.

We seek a highly motivated leader to establish the broad capabilities of this facility and its utility to a wide range of researchers. The successful candidate will be responsible for operating, maintaining, and trouble-shooting instrumentation; training and supervising student users and assistants; collaborating with researchers in the design, implementation, and interpretation of high-throughput experiments; assisting in the preparation of proposals for new equipment; and supporting the growth of the facility by promoting its capabilities to researchers at UD and other regional institutions. The candidate will be expected to maintain a broad knowledge of state-of-the-art HTE technology and equipment. Candidates must have a MS in Organic, Organometallic, or Inorganic Chemistry (PhD preferred), demonstrated expertise in organic and organometallic reaction methodology, working knowledge of appropriate analytical tools (GC/MS, HPLC/MS, SFC/MS, NMR, etc.), and an eagerness to learn and innovate in the area of HTE methodology.

TO APPLY:  For a complete list of requirements and job duties and to apply online, please visit the UDJOBS website at www.udel.edu/udjobs   Job ID 493923.  

Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from minority group members, women, individuals with a disability and veterans. The University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at http://www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html. Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check.  A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.


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