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.

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.

Medpace Interview Day for Entry-Level Openings

Medpace is looking to hire current life sciences students or recent graduates. This position would be working in clinical research at a Contract Research Organization (CRO). They are holding an Interview Day for several entry level openings for their Regulatory Submissions Coordinator role.

Regulatory Submissions handles regulatory needs that occur from the time Medpace is awarded a study to the critical milestone of getting the first patient screened. Their Regulatory Submissions team serves as the lead to initiate start-up activities for the research sites with which Medpace works.

This Interview Day will be held in Cincinnati, Ohio on Wednesday, March 23. The link to apply as well as more information is found on this flyer.

DOE Fuel Cell Technologies Fellow

The Fuel Cell Technologies Fellow opportunity with the Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Office is now accepting applications. This is an opportunity for individuals who have a degree in the physical sciences, so may be of interest to recent CBC graduates.

What will I be doing? As a member of the team, you will both learn and contribute across the range of activities associated with managing applied research within the Fuel Cell Technologies Program. The Fuel Cells Technology Program activities will include monitoring project progress and milestones; reviewing and analyzing project progress reports and other technical reports; and engaging with project researchers. Key areas of research and development within the Fuel Cell Technologies Program include catalysts, membranes, membrane electrode assemblies, stacks, and balance of plant components.

Why should I apply? You will collaborate on the office’s Fuel Cell Technologies Program, which focuses on developing fuel cells which are among the most promising technologies that are expected to transform the energy sector. They are highly efficient, fuel flexible, and offer diverse benefits. In particular, they are affordable, clean, and reliable fuel cell technologies that convert hydrogen to electrical power for a wide variety of applications, including transportation (automobiles, buses, trucks, rail, maritime) and stationary power generation (mid-scale electric power plants, backup power, small-scale distributed power plants for buildings).

Where will I be located? Washington, DC or Golden, CO

You will receive a competitive stipend, an allowance to offset the costs of health insurance, research travel and materials up to $10,000, and relocation expenses reimbursement up to $5,000.

Learn more and apply here. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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.

EPA Analytical Chemistry Internship

This opportunity for candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree is with the Analytical Chemistry Branch (ACB) laboratory of the Biological and Economic Analysis Division (BEAD), Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) located in Ft. Meade, Maryland (between Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD).

OPP is responsible for the registration of pesticides and must make determinations about whether pesticides pose an unreasonable risk to humans and the environment. Large amounts of data from registrants and other sources must be reviewed and reliable schedules must be maintained in order to meet statutory deadlines for both new and existing pesticides.

This research project will provide the selected candidate an opportunity to collaborate with other chemists in the laboratory and learn about the different phases of the laboratory’s projects. A list of specific research activities can be found on the internship posting.

Selected candidates will:

  • Learn about the different phases of laboratory projects from sample log in, sample preparation and analysis to data processing, review and finally reporting.
  • Conduct analyses and gain experience in using a variety of instrumentation including gas chromatography, liquid chromatography with a variety of detectors including flame ionization and mass spectrometry.
  • Gain experience in laboratory project design, planning, and analysis as well as quality assurance procedures for data generation and preparation of reports.
  • Interact directly with EPA analytical chemistry staff to understand the workings of an EPA laboratory that provides technical advice and performs pertinent studies that support program needs.

This internship begins in Summer 2021 and will initially last one year. It may be renewed up to three additional years. The position is full-time and pays a monthly stipend.

The deadline to apply is May 27, 2021. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and the posting may close before the deadline. Apply here.

Job Opening: Lab Manager at Hampton University

Hampton University Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is seeking a Lab Manager.

The position brings together managerial skills and knowledge of safety and lab procedures to ensure that laboratories operate smoothly. Responsibilities include:

  • Support and facilitate daily lab activities.
  • Managerial duties generally include preparation of labs and maintaining security of chemicals and equipment.
  • Collaborate with faculty members in designing and implementing lab activities.
  • Review building needs and act a liaison to University Building Services for upkeep and maintenance.
  • Serve as a representative to the Virginia Tidewater Consortium for Higher Education Environmental Health and Safety Program Managers Committee
  • Ensuring laboratory safety in teaching and research laboratories.

A bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or a laboratory-related area required. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills are required. Applicants should also have the ability to work independently and in a team environment, ability to operate standard laboratory and office equipment, and excellent written and verbal communications skills.

Check out the job posting for more information. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed Application for Educational Support Staff Employment via email at HROffice@hamptonu.edu.

Entry-Level Chemistry or Biochemistry Positions

Charles River Laboratories has reached out to OSU with two entry-level chemistry or biochemistry positions. They are first and second shift Research Assistant positions for the company’s Safety Assessment Group site located in Ashland, Ohio.

Job duties include:

  • Generate and record data with minimal supervision in the performance of studies.
  • Responsible for handling and processing samples, and performing accurate data collection and reporting.
  • Perform laboratory tasks by various basic methods.

A bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) or equivalent in laboratory science or related discipline is required. Learn more and apply here: first shift or second shift.

Job Opening at MilliporeSigma

MilliporeSigma in Bellefonte, PA is seeking an Associate Production Scientist to manufacture and/or evaluate products according to established protocols, provide technical support to others and perform operations in support of the group and department.

The Associate Production Scientists will safely perform operations to meet quality expectations ensuring quality throughout the process. They must also complete the volume of work required to achieve group/departmental goals and meet deadlines. Participation in quality audits will be required as needed.

In compliance with change control procedures, they will also be responsible for improving processes through application of scientific knowledge, experience, and principles.

A bachelor’s degree is required. Learn more here.