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.

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.

MAEd in Science Teaching at Baldwin Wallace

Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio has an intensive on-campus program that prepares students who have a bachelor’s degree in biology or chemistry (or related science degree) to become highly-effective science teachers for grades 7-12. This program provides students with an initial teaching license and Masters of Arts in Education degree.

The features of this program include…

  • Inquiry-based learning, research-based teaching, and technology integration
  • 12-month, full-time program starts in May, with MAEd and license completion at the end of the following spring semester, so students are eligible to teach in the fall
  • Cohort model where students form close professional relationships
  • Individualized mentoring by supervising faculty
  • Extensive field and clinical work in classrooms
  • Comprehensive program price includes tuition, books, and fees for professional association memberships and background check

More information can be found here and application information can be found here.

Job Opening: Organic Chemistry Lab Supervisor

The Ohio State University: Newark is hiring an Organic Chemistry Lab Supervisor. The position requires a Bachelor of Science, so this may be of interest to CBC graduates.

This is a full time position. Check out this document to learn more. The job is not yet posted on Workday, so you can contact Dr. Jose Cabral (cabral.1@osu.edu) for more information or to apply.

Southern Teachers: Virtual Interviews

A Southern Teachers representative is holding virtual interviews for OSU students who would like to learn more about great teaching jobs at K-12 private/independent schools.

The interview day is:

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Students should submit resumes to Handshake
Resume submission deadline:  Thursday, April 8, 2021


Southern Teachers helps college graduates find great jobs in college-preparatory schools around the South.

The teaching environment in these private/independent schools can be wonderful because of their small class sizes, their college-bound students, and their close-knit communities. At independent schools, quality isn’t just about test scores and college acceptances; it’s also the unique way that teachers maximize the potential of their students.

While successful progress through a teacher-education program is essential for some of these jobs (e.g., for elementary teachers), for many positions a teaching certificate is not required. Math majors can be hired to teach math; Spanish majors can teach Spanish, etc. Candidates do, however, need a strong academic record and the personal characteristics that will enable them to manage and motivate K-12 students. To summarize:  Teacher certification is not required for most jobs.

The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowships – Deadline Extended

Outstanding teachers can make a world of difference for students—particularly in high-need schools. The prestigious Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship is looking to support those who want to share their STEM knowledge with young people. The Fellowship is open to college seniors, graduates, and career changers.

The Fellowship offers:

  • specialized preparation to teach in high-need schools in Philadelphia or Pittsburgh,
  • admission into a master’s program,
  • a $32,000 stipend, and
  • extensive mentoring.
  • a pathway to teacher certification; and
  • lifelong membership in a network of intellectual leaders.

Fellowships are awarded on a rolling basis and the application deadline has been extended to April 1, 2021. Learn more and/or apply here.

Indianapolis Teaching Fellows

Indianapolis Teaching Fellows is an opportunity for individuals from all disciplines and backgrounds to become certified teachers in two years while teaching in one of 45 partner schools, which includes Indianapolis Public Schools. Fellows participate in an extensive six-week summer training and receive continued training and coaching through their first two years of teaching.

This is an excellent opportunity for any seniors (or alums) who are interested in applying the skills they learned through their major to the education field (a background in education is not required).

View the flyer or website for more information. Apply here.

The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowships

Outstanding teachers can make a world of difference for students—particularly in high-need schools. The prestigious Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship is looking to support those who want to share their STEM knowledge with young people. The Fellowship is open to college seniors, graduates, and career changers.

The Fellowship offers:

  • a $32,000 stipend;
  • admission into a competitive M.Ed. program at a WW partner university in Pennsylvania;
  • extensive clinical practice;
  • ongoing mentoring;
  • a pathway to teacher certification; and
  • lifelong membership in a network of intellectual leaders.

Fellowships are awarded on a rolling basis—applicants are encouraged to apply by March 1, 2021. Learn more and/or apply here.

Undergraduate Research Assistant Position

Are you interested in improving student success in STEM?

As a research assistant, you will have an opportunity to:

  • interview and survey students of color in chemistry
  • examine their experiences at Ohio State
  • develop research reports to share with the OSU community
  • present findings at local conferences

This is an exciting opportunity to engage in research and promote change at Ohio State! There are two positions available. The time commitment is 10 hrs/week and the salary is $13/hr.

If you are interested in working on this research, contact Dr. Jennifer Collins at collins.1711@osu.edu or 614-292-6512.

Teaching Positions through Southern Teacher’s Agency

Registration begins:  November 1, 2017

Southern Teachers is the premier teacher placement agency for private schools in the South. Hundreds of schools around the South will list about 3,000 jobs with us for the next school year. The field is open to academic majors of all kinds, not just graduates with degrees in education and their services are completely free to candidates!

Southern Teachers recruits for private school chemistry teachers across the South. Private schools are looking for candidates who have a strong background in chemistry and are able to share their passion with students and candidates usually do NOT need a teaching license or education major.

All active candidates are encouraged to attend their  Job Fair in Atlanta on Super Bowl Saturday, February 3, 2018.

You can always learn more here and if you’re interested in teaching, you can apply today with the online application.