Open Position: WVSU Academic Lab Manager

West Virginia State University is seeking a dedicated candidate for the position of Academic Lab Manager III for the Department of Chemistry and Physics. This is a non-classified, non-exempt, full time, benefits eligible position. This position assists the faculty within the department to set up and conduct teaching laboratories as well as maintain the departmental laboratories safety, hygiene, and records.

WVSU serves approximately 3,500 students. It is located in Institute, WV, a suburb of Charleston, the largest city and the capital of West Virginia. With more than 300,000 people living in the metropolitan area, it is an active, exciting and engaging community, boasting cultural and historical events, music, festivals and entertainment.

This position will remain open until filled. However, first consideration will be given to applicants who submit a resume, cover letter, academic transcripts, and the names and email addresses or phone numbers of three professional references by July 13, 2022.

Application materials can be submitted via email to jobs@wvstateu.edu.

Open Position: Chemistry Stockroom Coordinator

Gustavus Adolphus College, located in St. Peter, Minnesota, is hiring a Chemistry Stockroom Coordinator.

The primary purpose of this position is to support the teaching staff by purchasing, preparing and organizing labs and ensuring equipment, chemicals and supplies are available as needed. The Stockroom Coordinator also supports research faculty and students who need chemicals and related supplies for their work. This position ensures proper safety protocols are followed in the Chemical Stockroom, storage areas and preparation rooms. Thus, this position works in close collaboration with the Chemical Hygiene and Lab Safety Officer to ensure best practices in safety, maintenance, and inventory control.

Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree, at least two years of college chemistry, basic knowledge of inorganic and organic chemistry, and basic knowledge of safe handling and disposal of laboratory chemicals. A bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or a closely related field is preferred.

Learn more and apply.

WVU Summer Symposium: Registration Open

West Virginia University has invited Ohio State students to showcase their research at its 14th Annual Summer Symposium. The symposium will be held on July 28, 2022 at WVU in Morgantown, West Virginia.

Travel and room & board will be completely covered by WVU. Additionally, the top posters in each field will receive cash prizes.

Interested students can get an overview of the program on this flyer and more detailed information on the event webpage. Abstract submissions are due by midnight on Monday, July 18. (‘How to Submit‘).

K-12 Chemistry Teaching Jobs

Southern Teachers is an education recruitment firm working with over 750 K-12 private schools in the South. Their personalized teacher placement service helps you run an efficient job search and discern the best opportunities for you. The agency will learn about your experience and the parameters of your search (position type, schools type, and geography), and make referrals based on that information and their knowledge of their schools. Southern Teachers’ placement services are free for candidates.

Private/independent schools often have greater flexibility in their hiring than do public schools. As a result, teacher certification is not required for most middle and high school teaching positions. Generally speaking, candidates applying for private school teaching jobs should have a bachelor’s degree in the same field as their teaching field (e.g., a math major could be hired to teach 9th-grade algebra).

The agency currently has 1800 jobs listed at 750 K-12 private schools, including many, many science jobs. Schools are trying to fill these 2022-23 positions as soon as possible. They are seeking new grads with majors or minors in Chemistry. Apply now.

Deadline Extended – Apply to be a Gen Chem TA

Application Deadline Extended: June 1, 2022

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is currently accepting applications for General Chemistry TA positions for Autumn 2022. A TA position provides the opportunity to improve your knowledge, gain teaching experience, and help students.

In order to apply, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Completed General Chemistry Sequence (1210/1220; 1610/1620; or 1910H/1920H) with an A or A- (preferred)
  • Cumulative GPA > 3.2
  • Enrolled in classes during Autumn 2022
  • No other paid monthly student appointment during Autumn 2022 (this includes paid research)

Appointment details are as follows:

  • Salary: $12/hour
  • Hours: 10-12/week
  • Responsibilities: teach one 3-hour lab; grade assignments and prepare for teaching responsibilities; 1 office hour/week; proctor all exams; attend weekly staff meeting

Training will take place in August during business hours. Please describe any potential conflicts with training on your application.

If you are interested, you may apply here. https://go.osu.edu/au22gcta

After you submit an application, you will be asked to submit a schedule. This does not guarantee a TA position. If your schedule changes, please update it by July 1st. If you make a change to your schedule after this date, you will be responsible for switching your assignment with another TA or forfeit your position.

Applications and schedules are due by 11:59 pm on June 1, 2022. Hiring decisions will be made by late July.

Please contact chemlabsupervisor@osu.edu with any questions.

Neurological Surgery Post-Baccalaureate Program

The Department of Neurological Surgery is seeking up to 4 candidates to join a new, innovative post-baccalaureate training program. Candidates will be matched to leading investigators at College of Medicine for a two-year, full-time, paid research position. These positions are ideal for new grads with plans to pursue medical school, graduate school, or careers in research. Details about the program and research labs are available in the job posting.

Applicants should complete both the workday job posting AND program application before Sunday, May 1 at 11:59pm to be considered.

CBC Club 2022-2023 Executive Board – Applications Open

Application Deadline: April 7th, 2022 at 11:59 PM

Chemistry and Biochemistry Club is currently accepting applications for all executive board positions for the 2022 – 2023 academic year. A position on the executive board provides an opportunity to make connections with other individuals interested in chemistry and biochemistry, gain leadership experience and work closely with the department. You do not have to be a Chemistry or Biochemistry major, nor be an upperclassman, to run for a position. If interested, you are highly encouraged to apply to support the club and enhance your resumé!

Available positions are President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, and Social Chair. Details about each position are available on the application.

If you are interested, please apply here by the deadline, TONIGHT at 11:59 PM. The application is brief, so don’t hesitate!

Voting will take place by Chemistry and Biochemistry Club from Friday, April 8 through Wednesday, April 20. Results of the election will be shared on Thursday, April 21.

If you have questions or would like to join the mailing list for updates on club activities, you may reach out via email to current president Rosemary, zaleski.34@osu.edu, or on social media (https://www.instagram.com/chemclub_osu).

Apply to be a General Chemistry TA in Autumn 2022

Application Deadline: May 9th, 2022

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is currently accepting applications for General Chemistry TA positions for Autumn 2022. A TA position provides the opportunity to improve your knowledge, gain teaching experience, and help students.

In order to apply, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Completed General Chemistry Sequence (1210/1220; 1610/1620; or 1910H/1920H) with an A or A- (preferred)
  • Cumulative GPA > 3.2
  • Enrolled in classes during Autumn 2022
  • No other paid monthly student appointment during Autumn 2022 (this includes paid research)

Appointment details are as follows:

  • Salary: $12/hour
  • Hours: 10-12/week
  • Responsibilities: teach one 3-hour lab; grade assignments and prepare for teaching responsibilities; 1 office hour/week; proctor all exams; attend weekly staff meeting

Training will take place in August during business hours. Please describe any potential conflicts with training on your application.

If you are interested, you may apply here. https://go.osu.edu/au22gcta

After you submit an application, you will be asked to submit a schedule. This does not guarantee a TA position. If your schedule changes, please update it by July 1st. If you make a change to your schedule after this date, you will be responsible for switching your assignment with another TA or forfeit your position.

Applications and schedules are due by 11:59 pm on May 9th, 2022. Hiring decisions will be made by late July.

Please contact chemlabsupervisor@osu.edu with any questions.

STEM-Focused Career Events

Spaces are filling up, but there is still time to secure your seat at the following events geared specifically toward STEM students like you! These events offer prime opportunities to engage in skill-building, expand professional networks and learn about career opportunities.

Click on the links below to register or learn more about each event.

  • Wed, April 6 |  Sarepta Therapeutics Mock Interviews/Resume Review – This is a great, low-stakes opportunity to obtain feedback on your interview skills or your resume from an HR professional in the biotech space.
  • Thurs, April 7 |  Vorys and Careers Bridging Science and Law, 11:30am (in person).  You will learn about how your science or engineering background makes you a prime candidate for a career in patent law (no JD required).  This is open to postdocs, grad and undergraduate students.
  • Thurs, April 14 |  Andelyn Biosciences: Biotech Leaders in Your Backyard, 5pm (in person).  This info session is geared toward both undergraduate and graduate students in biology and related fields and will take you behind the scenes of this fast-growing Columbus-based biotech company. Presenters include scientists and HR reps.

Questions? Reach out to Addie Cheney at cheney.45@osu.edu.

Autumn 2022 Gen Chem Prep Lab – Application Open

Work in the General Chemistry Prep Lab for Autumn 2022!
Application deadline: May 1, 2022

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is currently accepting applications for Lab Assistants in the General Chemistry Prep Lab for Autumn 2022! Lab Assistant positions provide students with the opportunity to work in an active laboratory space, network with peers with similar goals, and learn valuable customer service skills applicable to many careers. Students employed for several semesters may have the opportunity to take on a leadership role.

In order to apply, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Completed all General Chemistry (1000 level) courses required for your major
  • Cumulative GPA > 3.2
  • Enrolled in classes during Autumn 2022
  • No other paid monthly student appointment during Autumn 2022 (this includes paid research)

Appointment details are as follows:

  • Salary: $10/hour
  • Hours: 8-12/week
  • Responsibilities: preparation and distribution of reagents, distribution, and maintenance of lab equipment, etc.
  • Mandatory paid training will begin on August 15th. Please be sure you describe any potential conflicts with training in your application.

Apply here.

When submitting your application, you will be asked for a schedule. This does not guarantee position. A more accurate schedule will be collected upon hiring.

Applications should be submitted by 11:59 pm on May 1st, 2022.

Please contact Tyler Weaver at weaver.646@osu.edu with any questions or concerns.