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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Job Openings at GFS Chemicals

GFS Chemicals has applications open for new graduates. There are several different openings for applicants.

These openings include…

  • In the QC lab at the Fine and Specialty Organics division
  • In the QC lab at the Fine Inorganics division

Students or recent graduates can apply and look for more information here. You can reach out to Austin Hutchinson of the Organic Specialty Chemicals Manufacturing Division at this email with any further questions: AHutchinson@GFSChemicals.com.

Entry-Level Research Chemist Position

PPG Specialty Synthesis Group is seeking an entry-level Research Chemist for their process development team located in Monroeville, PA. The research chemist’s principal responsibility is developing a robust synthesis and purification method for novel OLED emitters.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop scalable synthetic processes for OLED emitters that are reproducible and cost effective through a thorough scientific approach.
  • Evaluate the synthesis for new emitters as they are identified. Provide samples using a commercially feasible synthetic strategy.
  • Advance technology used in the laboratory to improve process development understanding and reduce cycle times (EasyMax/Optimax, EasyViewer).
  • Analyze and interpret analytical results and make process changes as necessary.
  • Provide support for scale up of new products by technicians in both a kilo lab and plant setting.
  • Help support existing commercial as well as pre-commercial and developmental products.
  • Support the use of quality tools (critical thinking, DOE, statistical analysis etc.) as applicable in the development of new processes.
  • Hands-on laboratory experiments using common chemistry equipment and instruments (HPLC, UPLC, GC).
  • Effectively communicates within the work team and provides clear and concise documentation of technical results.
  • Works in a safe manner. Reads, understands and follows all pertinent SOPs.

Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Chemistry.
  • Entry level, no industry experience required.

Apply here.

Biochemical Markers Fellowship at CDC (Recent Graduates)

About DLS: The Division of Laboratory Sciences (DLS) of the National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  is seeking applicants for a Biochemical Markers Fellowship opportunity. 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.

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.) They will gain hands-on experience using state-of-the-art laboratory instrumentation and automation equipment. DLS offers a stimulating research environment that enables ORISE fellows to gain practical experience in applied analytical chemistry and enhance their knowledge of public health.

Qualifications: Applicants should be Bachelor’s or Master’s graduates with degrees in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, or Microbiology. Must be a U.S. citizen.

The program will run Sept 15, 2021 – Sept 12, 2022. The stipend for Bachelor’s fellows will be approx. $3,800 montly.

Applications due July 19, 2021 at 3:00 PM EST.