Outside Employment Opportunities

Faculty Positions

University of California, Berkeley Chemistry Lecturer - Deadline March 8th, 2021

RECRUITMENT PERIOD

Open date: March 11th, 2020

Last review date: Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Monday, Mar 8, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

 

DESCRIPTION

University of California, Berkeley
Department of Chemistry
Lecturer Position in Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to work as lecturers in lieu of graduate student instructors (GSIs), should an opening arise, and to teach primarily in general and organic chemistry courses and other courses if needed. This includes grading, attending GSI meetings, holding office hours, and assisting with other duties as needed. The pool will remain in place for one year; those interested in remaining in the pool beyond that time must reapply. Screening of applicants begins immediately and will continue as needed; some appointments may begin in summer 2020. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the Department. Positions may range from part time to full time. The basic qualification for this position is the completion of all bachelor’s degree, or equivalent international degree, requirements, or have degree candidate status at the time of application. A bachelor’s degree, or equivalent international degree, and authorization to work in the U.S. is required by date of hire. Experience in teaching chemistry is preferred. Salary is commensurate with experience. This position is in a represented bargaining unit.

Applications should be submitted electronically through our web-based system at: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF02541

The posting will remain open until March 8, 2021 to accommodate upcoming course needs and new applicants. Appointments for fall semester are usually reviewed in July, for spring semester in December, and for summer in April. If you would like to remain in the pool after March 8, 2021, you will need to submit a new application.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists. See the review date specified in AP Recruit to learn whether the Department is currently reviewing applications for a specific position. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

Please direct questions to Katie Cisco, (kcisco@berkeley.edu).

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

The Department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching or other related activities.

The University of California, Berkeley has an excellent benefits package as well as a number of policies and programs in place to support employees as they balance work and family, if applicable.

JOB LOCATION

Berkeley, CA

LEARN MORE

More information about this recruitment: https://chemistry.berkeley.edu/

REQUIREMENTS

Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter (Optional)

APPLY HERE: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF02541


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.


American University of the Middle East, Lab Instructor of Chemistry - Start date of Fall. 2020

About AUM:
Founded in 2008, in affiliation with Purdue University in the US, the American University of the Middle East (AUM) is a leading higher education institution and the biggest private University in Kuwait offering bachelor degree programs in Business, Engineering and Technology as well as a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA).

AUM strives continuously since its founding to meet the highest academic international standards. From humble beginnings with only hundreds of enrolled students in the first few years, the number of total enrollments is significantly increasing each year, reaching in the recent fall semester more than 10,000.

AUM aims to create a solid learning environment that facilitates the development of committed, ethical and professional young leaders through its various programs that are being delivered by widely experienced faculty members coming from different educational and cultural backgrounds.

Due to our continued growth and success, we are looking to recruit additional faculty members holding Master’s degree in the major of Chemistry to begin teaching in the next academic year – Fall 2020/2021

Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree in Chemistry, specializing in Organic Chemistry, from an internationally accredited university is required.
  • Applicants are expected to have an appropriate number of publications in leading scholarly journals.
  • Preferred qualifications are teaching experience, as well as industrial experience.
  • The ability to work in a diverse, interdisciplinary and fast-paced environment is essential.
  • Applicants must have demonstrable skills in oral and written English.
  • In addition, they must exhibit dedication to undergraduate education, enthusiasm for professional engagement with students in and out of the classroom, and an ability to work in teams in a collegial environment.

To Apply:
Interested candidates should provide the below information to hr@aum.edu.kw and indicate the position applied to in the subject line:

  • Teaching Portfolio
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
    For further information, kindly visit our careers page at www.aum.edu.kw .

EEO/AA Policy
Becoming Family Member of AUM:
AUM prides itself in its human capital and attracts the best faculty members from across the globe. With faculty members and staff coming from more than 70 countries, AUM’s close-knit learning and teaching environment celebrates diversity, innovation and dynamism. A career at AUM is an opportunity to work with accomplished academic and professional colleagues, offering highly competitive research grants and remuneration packages, and an opportunity for career and intellectual growth.
Joining AUM means you will focus on shaping future leaders who can guide industries towards new grounds in innovation and technology.

APPLY HEREhttps://sciences.academickeys.com/seeker_job_display.php?dothis=display&job%5bIDX%5d=139139-SC200603m-8e&oid=1706668

 


Postdoc Positions

University of North Texas System, Postdoctoral Research Associate

UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Posting Title

Postdoctoral Research Assoc

Department

UNT-Chemistry-121200

College/School

College of Science

Job Location

Denton

Full Time/Part Time

Part-Time

Department Summary

The undergraduate chemistry program at the University of North Texas strives to provide its students with a quality education in the fundamental areas of chemical knowledge, and hands on training using modern chemical instrumentation.

Position Summary

Candidate will perform inorganic synthesis, luminescence spectral measurements, and DFT simulations for novel phosphorescent molecular and supramolecular complexes.

Minimum Qualifications
Candidate should have finished the Ph.D. requirements in chemistry with expertise in inorganic synthesis, luminescence spectroscopy, and computational modeling.

Physical Requirements

Talk or Hear

Security Sensitive

This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Driving University Vehicle

No

Posting Number

F146P

 

APPLY HEREhttps://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/35603


Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 2021 Medically Trained Scientists Program (MTS) - Deadline August 11th

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) is pleased to announce the Medically Trained Scientists Program (MTS), a new investment of over $120 million to support biomedical researchers who have trained in medicine and are committed to academic careers in basic, fundamental research. We are looking for creative and highly committed individuals holding an MD, a DO, or an MD, PhD who want to make a significant impact on biological problems.

Through this first competition, we will select up to 10 MTS fellows who will receive long-term support – starting with mentored postdoctoral training and transitioning to early years as independent faculty. Eligible scientists apply directly without nomination or institutional limits.

More information at: https://www.hhmi.org/sites/default/files/mts2021-program-flyer.pdf.

FDA Postdoctoral Fellowship in Glycobiology - Deadline October 26th

Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research | Silver Spring, MD | MONTHLY STIPEND PROVIDED

This research opportunity will be within the Laboratory of Bacterial Polysaccharides with the goal of using recombinant technologies, metabolic engineering and/ synthetic biology as tools to improve the understanding of glycoconjugate vaccine synthesis and immunology. The selected participant will receive mentoring on fulfilling the project, which will also include collaboration with investigators within and external to the FDA. The participant will be studying Glycoengineered Outer Membrane Vesicles (geOMV) as an alternative platform to generate glycoconjugate vaccines that target encapsulated pathogens. The participant will generate a prototype expression system to reconstitute bacterial polysaccharides (e.g. capsule, O-antigen) in Escherichia coli, and test and evaluate the immune response of the purified geOMV.

View/Apply at: https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/FDA-CBER-2020-0047


Science Corps - Deadline October 31st

Dear Chemistry Graduate Students,

My name is Chloe Cho and I am the Outreach Developer for Science Corps. Science Corps provides recent STEM PhDs with the opportunity to leverage their training to improve science education in the developing world. We are currently seeking applicants for our fellowships and would be interested in receiving applications from your department for the application cycle ending February 29th. Science Corps has three calls a year for applicants – with February 29th, June 30th, and October 31st deadlines.

Fellows travel to partner institutions to develop science curriculum, teach in secondary school classrooms, train teachers, and build community-based research projects. In addition to building science capacity at these host locations, we aim to offer fellows a life-changing experience. They are given the opportunity to spend time in beautiful locations, immerse themselves in different cultures, and learn from their host educators, all while making positive contributions to these communities.

We are hoping that you could help us pass on the following message regarding the fellowship through your department listserv, job bulletin, or any other appropriate means. Please feel free to reach out to me if you have questions about the program or if you are aware of any other departments or venues that would help us reach interested applicants.

Thank you in advance for your time, and I look forward to hearing back from you soon.
___________________________

Are you a recent or soon-to-be PhD graduate? Would you like to spend up to six months making a difference by developing and teaching science curriculum abroad?

Science Corps (science-corps.org) offers fully paid internships to upcoming and recent PhD graduates (up to four years after graduation) to help build science capacity at one of our two host locations – a town on the beautiful island of Bohol in the Philippines and an idyllic village in the Indian Himalayas.

We are presently recruiting for both of our sites for fellowships starting within the next year. The deadline for this application round is February 29th, but we still encourage you to contact us if you would like to be considered for a later appointment.

To find out more about us and apply, please go to https://science-corps.org
_________________________


Fellowship and Internship Opportunities

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 2021 Medically Trained Scientists Program (MTS) - Deadline August 11th

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) is pleased to announce the Medically Trained Scientists Program (MTS), a new investment of over $120 million to support biomedical researchers who have trained in medicine and are committed to academic careers in basic, fundamental research. We are looking for creative and highly committed individuals holding an MD, a DO, or an MD, PhD who want to make a significant impact on biological problems.

Through this first competition, we will select up to 10 MTS fellows who will receive long-term support – starting with mentored postdoctoral training and transitioning to early years as independent faculty. Eligible scientists apply directly without nomination or institutional limits.

More information at: https://www.hhmi.org/sites/default/files/mts2021-program-flyer.pdf.

Undergraduate Opportunities

FDA Summer Student Research Opportunity in Chemistry - Deadline July 9th

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition | Bedford, IL | MONTHLY STIPEND PROVIDED

Throughout the course of this project, the selected participant will receive training in the following techniques: (1) Cryomill and contact angle analyzer theory and operation; (2) polymer processing; and (3) additional analytical chemistry or materails characterization methods. In addition, the participant will gain knowledge and experience during this appointment into food packaging regulations, mass transfer theory, and potentially computational modeling, as well as basic laboratory skills such as keeping accurate records, writing reports, safe handling of chemicals, etc.

View/Apply at: https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/FDA-CFSAN-2020-0023


Faculty Grant and Funding Opportunities

Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) soliciting 5 white papers

Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) is soliciting white papers in the areas of:

  • AI Hardware (AIHW) – Opens today
  • Analog/Mixed-Signal Circuits, Systems, and Devices (AMS-CSD) – Opens June 1, 2020
  • Logic and Memory Devices (LMD) – Opens June 1, 2020
  • Nanomanufacturing Materials and Processes (NMP) – Opens June 1, 2020
  • Environment, Safety, and Health (ESH) – Opens June 1, 2020

Please note white papers addressing the needs in the corresponding Research Needs documents are to be uploaded by the deadline noted in each solicitation timeline. Each researcher may be involved in no more than two submissions per call. A selected white paper will result in an invitation to submit a full proposal for further consideration for a research contract.

The white paper solicitations, needs documents, and instructions for submissions can be found at https://www.src.org/compete/.

Other Career Opportunities

UC Davis Department of Chemistry Safety Manager - Deadline August 1st

Department: Chemistry

Position: Safety Manager

Payroll Title: Environmental Health and Safety Specialist 3

Salary Grade: PSS22

Salary: $60,800 – $122,100 annually

Appointment Type: Career

Appointment Description: 100% Monday-Friday, 8 am to 5 pm

Position Details: Working under the general direction of the Chief Administrative Officer of Chemistry and in coordination with the faculty Chair of the Safety Committee, serve as the department’s Safety Manager and Chemical Hygiene Officer for the largest teaching and research department within the College of Letters and Science. The primary emphasis of this position is the prevention and mitigation of occupational injuries or illnesses from chemical and other risk factors in the laboratory environment. Develop and maintain a comprehensive chemical safety program and provide technical guidance to faculty, researchers, lecturers, staff, and students in the development and implementation of the laboratory Chemical Hygiene Plans.

Job Summary: As department Safety Manager and Chemical Hygiene Officer, monitor department research and teaching activities for compliance with state and federal health and safety regulations as well as UC Davis and UCOP policies on health, safety and fire prevention. Assume on-site command of emergency situations and direct response. Function as primary after hours emergency contact and departmental liaison with Police, Fire, EH&S and county, state and federal agencies. Represent the department in building safety, security, fire, police and EH&S matters as well as ADA accommodations and other campus and system-wide planning groups and committees.

As a key member of the department’s management team, provide input and support for strategic academic and administrative planning decisions in relation to the department’s mission. Anticipate and act to remove obstacles to the execution of the strategic plan at all levels. Work with the Chair, Vice Chairs, and CAO to resolve sensitive and confidential issues. Directly supervise laboratory and dispensary staff. Hire, train, and evaluate direct reports on an annual basis. Work with the Chair and Vice Chair to respond to frequent program and curriculum changes, and enrollment issues. Work with the Chair, Vice Chairs, and investigators to support and facilitate safe and compliant discovery research in the department.

Department Specific Job Scope: The Chemistry Department is a large and complex academic and research department located in the College of Letters and Science. The department has state and extramural funds with expenditures of approximately $33M annually including $13M in organized research. The department class enrollment is approximately 22,000 students per year. There are 32 staff members, 42 senate faculty, 3 continuing lecturers, many Federation appointees, Emeritus Faculty, Postdocs, Pre-Six Lecturers, 250 graduate students and 800 undergraduate majors.

Positions Supervised: 8

  • 4 Staff Research Associate 2’s
  • 4 Laboratory Assistants 3’s

Essential Responsibilities:

DEPARTMENT CHEMICAL HYGIENE OFFICER 50%

Manage the department’s Chemical Hygiene Program to ensure regulatory compliance and mitigate hazards. Design, develop, and implement chemical hygiene policies and practices to ensure laboratory compliance. Develop and maintain written standard operating procedures (SOPs) to those working with hazardous chemicals in a safe and healthy manner. Support laboratories to understand and comply with the campus Laboratory Safety Program as managed by EH&S. Maintain expertise on all regulations; interpret and apply relevant laws, regulations, codes and standards, including making recommendations for work environment changes based on interpretations and principles of professional practices. Design or recommends improvements to existing processes and procedures using professional techniques to solve complex problems with multiple variables. In close coordination with UCD Environmental Health and Safety liaise with regulatory agencies.

Write and update safety manuals and procedures. Assume initial on-site command of emergency situations and direct response until control is relinquished to others, such as the UC Davis Fire Department, whereby the Safety Manager will assume a support and liaison role. Function as primary after hours emergency contact and departmental liaison with Police, Fire, EH&S and county, state and federal agencies. Represent the department in building safety and security issues, fire and police issues, EH&S matters, ADA accommodations and other campus and system-wide planning groups and committees. Investigate incidents and complaints, and recommend corrective action. Prepare reports and other documentation using relevant scientific data. Provide expertise and support to investigators as needed.

Attend EH&S and Emergency Preparedness seminars and advise department personnel on new regulations and establishments of new safety procedures.

TEACHING LABORATORY AND DISPENSARY SUPERVISION 30%

Directly supervise laboratory and dispensary staff. Hire, train, and evaluate direct reports. Work with the Chair and Vice Chair to respond to frequent program and curriculum changes, enrollment issues and support needs. Help problem-solve, prioritize, and support the SRA’s and LA’s through team-building, coordination and troubleshooting issues that arise from teaching and students.

BUILDING SAFETY OVERSIGHT 20%

Coordinate with the building manager to ensure that all renovations to Chemistry buildings meet safety standards. Perform and supervise safety inspections and initiate corrective actions when deficiencies are discovered. From a safety perspective, analyze space and facilities needs of incoming faculty members, new courses and support facilities. Work with Building Manager to provide comprehensive use and safety planning to Department Chair and Vice Chair of Infrastructure for optimal use of space.

Maintain building and equipment security for two campus buildings and portions of two others where student labs occur with 152,000 total assignable square feet. In conjunction with the Vice Chair for Safety, lead and direct the department safety committee.

Physical Demands: Be able to safely move boxes weighing up to 50 lbs. Bend and stoop in confined spaces. Wear personal protective equipment when required. Occasionally work in laboratory space. Sit at computer and use mouse and keyboard for long periods of time and also move about building. Employee is personally responsible for own health and safety.

Work Environment: Work with or be in areas where hazardous materials, radioactive materials and/or infection diseases are present. Work flexible and overtime during evenings, weekends and holidays to meet operational needs. Restricted use of vacation during peak periods. UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Chemistry or equivalent with professional, broad-based laboratory experience in a University research environment.
  • Experience with safe handling and management of hazardous materials and waste storage of laboratory chemicals, reagents, radioisotopes and miscellaneous and supplies.
  • Knowledge of and experience applying EH&S state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to the management and disposal of hazardous chemicals, radioisotopes and waste as well as personnel and workplace safety.
  • Organizational skills to plan, organize, and implement safety programs and meet deadlines.
  • Supervisory experience including hiring, training, and evaluating direct reports.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills to interact effectively with students, staff, and faculty.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certification (CCHO) or specialized educational level to perform job tasks.
  • Experience as Safety Officer, Compliance or EH&S Manager at a university or similar organization to educate others regarding safety issues; to solve safety-related problems; and to interact with personnel to achieve regulatory compliance.
  • Skills to maintain clear, accurate, and organized records.
  • Experience conducting and coordinating audits, investigations and evaluations and the demonstrated ability achieve necessary corrective action in a timely manner.

APPLY HERE: https://chemistryjobs.acs.org/job/29240/safety-manager/


Workshop Opportunities

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