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.

Analytical Laboratory Summer Technician Internship

Owens Corning’s Granville Science & Technology is hiring a Sumer Intern to work in The Corporate Analytical Lab. This position will include routine and non-routine sample preparation for instrumental analysis, commitment to safety protocols, following detailed procedures, and communication results.

Desired skills include, but are not limited to:

  • Diverse experience with analytical instrumentation
  • Safely work with hazardous chemicals
  • Attention to detail while performing repetitive work
  • Ability to quickly learn instrument specific software

Minimum requirements include 2 years of college course work in a hard science (Chemistry or Materials/Mechanical Engineering preferred) and experience working in a chemical laboratory.

More detailed information is available here.

Interested applicants may contact Cheri Clevenger, Inorganic Lab Leader, at Cheri.Clevenger@owenscorning.com or by phone at 740-321-6430.

Entry-Level Chemical/Biomedical Engineer Opening

Oakwood Labs has a Chemical/Biomedical Engineer position open for recent or soon-to be chemistry graduates. It is an entry-level opportunity for those interested in working at a technology-based pharmaceutical company.

The roles of this position include…

  • Perform pre-formulation laboratory experiments and studies
  • Perform process scale-up from laboratory to pilot laboratory
  • Perform process scale-up from pilot laboratory to manufacturing facility
  • Work on technology transfer activities

The application deadline is December 31, 2022. More information and how to apply can be found here.

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.

Organic Chemist Job Opportunity

Nesco Research is currently hiring an Organic Chemist at their Lockbourne, OH location. This position is for a lead role in kilogram-scale manufacture of specialty chemicals including dyes and dye intermediates.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited too, chemical process monitoring and control, crude product purification, spectroscopy, quality control, and specialty chemical production on kilogram scales.

Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and 5 years experience in kilo lab. Preferred Qualifications also include an MS in Organic Chemistry, as well as expertise in handling chemicals and with analytical equipment.

Experience with operation of analytical instruments including Liquid and Gas Chromatography, Mass Spectrometry, and NMR.

The job is listed here.

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.

Open Research Technician Position

There is an opening for a research technician in the Gale Group at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard Medical School starting June 2022. They are seeking a recent college graduate with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry. This position is ideal for an ambitious chemist with plans to attend graduate or medical school within 2-3 years.

The technician will be primarily responsible for physicochemical characterization of new transition metal complexes. There are also opportunities to engage in chemical synthesis, bioanalytical chemistry, molecular biology, and/or MR imaging studies.

Qualified applicants should send a CV and contact information for two references to Eric Gale at emgale@mgh.harvard.edu. Further information can be found on this flyer.

Chemistry Stockroom Manager

Indiana State University is seeking to hire a Chemistry Stockroom Manager with a desired start date this summer. The stockroom manager will be responsible for the chemistry stockroom and for preparations for undergraduate chemistry laboratory courses.

These responsibilities include but are not limited to…

  • Responsibility for safe handling, safety/hazard labeling, and storage of chemicals, reagents, solvents, and compressed gases, for disposal of all chemical waste, and for maintaining library of Safety Data Sheets
  • Initiate and carry out paperwork (electronic and hard copy) relating to purchases, and organize and maintain documentation of purchases
  • Maintain inventory of chemicals, reagents, glassware, and other lab supplies
  • Carry out the purchasing of chemicals, reagents, cryogens, gases, equipment, and other lab supplies

Applications should be submitted here and more information about the application as well as the position is available here. Applications will begin being reviewed on April 1 and will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.