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June 19, 2019: General Chemistry Teaching Lab Coordinator, University of Texas at Austin - Austin, TX

The Department of Chemistry at The University of Texas at Austin is seeking a General Chemistry Teaching Laboratory Coordinator. Job responsibilities include planning, coordinating, and teaching general chemistry laboratory courses, including formal writing instruction, training and coordinating graduate teaching assistants, and implementing and enforcing laboratory safety policies. The Coordinator is also expected to work with tenured/tenure-track faculty members to continually improve the undergraduate general chemistry curriculum, to improve existing and to develop new experiments, and to acquire new instrumentation. We are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching and service.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a PhD in chemistry or related field and a demonstrated commitment to outstanding teaching at the undergraduate level.

Application Instructions: Applicant must provide a cover letter, current CV, and letters from 3 references who can attest to the applicant's ability as an instructor.

For more information or to apply, please visit the job posting: https://facultyjobs.utexas.edu/position/47647

May 10, 2019Thin Films Module Engineer, Intel's Logic Technology Development - Hillsboro, OR

Engineers within Intel's Logic Technology Development (LTD) organization are chartered with continuing to meet the challenge of Moore's Law in the 21st century. We innovate leading edge fabrication process and continue to overcome seemingly-impossible barriers as tolerances and specifications for building best-in-class computing devices become increasingly rigorous. Our world-class team consists of passionate, talented, accomplished scientists and engineers who hail from a diverse range of educational, cultural and technological backgrounds. We foster strong collaborations within groups of module and design engineers, as well as with equipment suppliers from all over the world. Our pursuit of increasingly efficient, powerful, tiny devices seeks to enable smarter, connected economies that enrich the lives of people around the globe.

The Logic Technology Development Thin Films Module Engineer's role encompasses ownership of critical thin films deposition and planarization techniques, enabling rapid miniaturization in the semiconductor industry and the mass production of integrated circuits. Duties of engineers in this role include:
• Designing, executing and analyzing experiments necessary to meet engineering specifications for their process.
• Participating in the development of intellectual property.
• Developing the equipment necessary to exploit the understanding gained in research (in collaboration with equipment suppliers) and working effectively to identify shortcomings and propose and evaluate hardware modification to mitigate issues.
• Overseeing their process in a manufacturing line which integrates the many individual steps necessary for the manufacture of complex microprocessors. This includes growing in-situ ramp to manufacturing volumes to demonstrate the technology meets requirements while simultaneously transferring the technology to counterparts in manufacturing sites across the globe.
This is an entry level position and will be compensated accordingly.

Qualifications:

You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Relevant experience can be obtained through school work, classes and project work, internships, military training, and/or work experience.
Minimum Requirements:
• You must possess a Ph.D. degree majoring in Physics, Material Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Demonstrated experimental and data analysis expertise
• Superior critical thinking skills and a strong academic record
• Experience using and maintaining scientific equipment
• Semiconductor processing experience is valued but by no means required

Interested candidates should email resumes to FE-Planar-Metals_Hiring@intel.com.

Application found here.

April 16, 2019: Senior Scientist, Biotransformation at Johnson & Johnson - Spring House, PA

At the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, we are working to create a world without disease. Transforming lives by finding new and better ways to prevent, intercept, treat and cure disease inspires us. We bring together the best minds and pursue the most promising science. We are Janssen. We collaborate with the world for the health of everyone in it. Learn more at www.janssen.com and follow us @JanssenGlobal.

The Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics (DMPK) Division, which is part of Discovery Sciences at Janssen Pharmaceutical R & D, is seeking a highly motivated and talented Biotransformation Scientist to provide drug metabolism support for drug discovery and development programs at its Spring House site in PA. The position will have hands-on lab-based activities including crafting and conducting various drug metabolism experiments, interpretation of data, presenting data to team and writing reports. Responsibilities include:

You should have extensive hands-on experiences using various biochemical (incubation with various liver subcellular fractions, recombinant enzymes, and hepatocytes) and analytical (LC-radioactivity detector-tandem mass spectrometry) techniques to support in vitro and in vivo drug metabolism studies, automated sample preparation, experience with determination of kinetic parameters of metabolite formation, and hands-on operation and troubleshooting of Thermo Scientific and Bruker LC-MS instruments. Prior experience in using high resolution accurate LC-MS in Omics or MALDI imaging application is a plus. You should have excellent communication skills and ability to translate into information at internal/external meetings and writing skills to prepare reports/manuscript for publication. You are expected to multitask, possess the ability to work well in a multidisciplinary team and be highly flexible in a dynamic environment. You should have a working knowledge and broad experience in the optimization of ADMET properties of potential drug compounds in the discovery setting. This includes providing structure-metabolism/bioactivation-relationship to minimize metabolic clearance or reactivity to move project to development. The individual is expected to perform some research by collaborating with researchers internally or externally.

Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry or Biochemistry or Pharmaceutical Sciences with 1 year of relevant post-doctoral experience or an M.Sc degree with a minimum of 8 years of direct industrial drug metabolism experiences is required.
  • Some supervisory experience is preferred.
  • Proven experience in qualitative and quantitative drug metabolism as supported by relevant publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations in conferences is required.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills is required
  • Working knowledge of enzymology is preferred.

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Please visit www.jobs.jnj.com and search ID 5749190130 to submit your resume.

March 13, 2019: Postdoctoral Associates at University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN

Dr. Robert Turesky, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, is recruiting several NIH-funded postdoctoral positions.

Position 1: A post-doctoral position is available for an experienced analytical mass spectrometrist to develop and validate biomarkers of exposures to environmental and dietary carcinogens, and their DNA adducts in cells and human tissues. The research requires derivatization chemistry for tagging biomarkers to enhance analyte detection by LC/MS or GC/MS, and mass spectrometric characterization of biomarkers in complex biological matrices. The candidate is expected to work semi-independently in LC/MS development and validation of DNA adduct biomarkers employing triple quadrupole, ion trap and high resolution MS instruments, and GC/MS to measure volatile toxicants in tobacco smoke. A Ph.D. with research in Bioanalytical Chemistry employing LC/MS or GC/MS is required. The candidate must have a strong training in analytical chemistry and chemical derivatization and LC/MS or GC/MS experience. Hands-on-training in LC/MS of biomolecules, sample preparation and workup are required. Experiences in qualitative and quantitative analysis of biomarkers, trace-level analysis of biomolecules in vivo, and cell culture experience are preferred.

Position 2: A post-doctoral position is available for exposomic and metabolomic studies on chemicals in the environment and diet that contribute to bladder and prostate cancer. We are seeking a bioanalytical mass spectrometrist with experience in metabolomics and chemometrics to define non-genotoxic mechanisms that chemicals in tobacco smoke and cooked meat diet impact bladder and prostate cell homeostatis. A Ph.D. with research in Bioanalytical Chemistry employing LC/MS with exposomics and metabolomics approaches, and data analysis with chemometrics are required for this postion. Training in cell culture work is preferred.

Interested individuals must apply online by going to https://www.umn.edu/ohr/employment and searching for job opening 328946. Please upload a cover letter, CV and contact information for references. The University of Minnesota is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer.

February 7, 2019: Assistant Professor in Analytical Chemistry at Mount St. Joseph University - Cincinnati, OH

Mount St. Joseph University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of analytical chemistry. A Ph.D. in analytical chemistry is required with a specialty in separations preferred. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in analytical and instrumental chemistry as well as courses for allied health students and non-majors. Applicants should have a strong commitment to teaching, are expected to maintain an undergraduate research program, and are expected to take an active role in the life of the University.

The department offers an ACS-certified Chemistry degree, a Biochemistry degree, and a degree in Natural Sciences. For more information about the University, please visit www.msj.edu.

Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the United States, without sponsorship from the University, under the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

To apply, please upload e-note, cv, and contact information with three professional references on our website: https://www.msj.edu/contact/employment-at-the-college/

A review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Mount St. Joseph University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

January 14, 2019: Assistant or Associate Professor of Chemistry at Tennessee Wesleyan University - Athens, TN

The Department of Natural Sciences of Tennessee Wesleyan University in Athens, Tennessee invites applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment at the rank of either Assistant or Associate Professor of Chemistry.  Requirements for the position include a terminal degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry or related field and a strong commitment to collegiality.

The successful candidate will have the demonstrated ability to teach the following courses for science majors:  a two-semester sequence of Organic Chemistry; Biochemistry; and an upper level chemistry course for majors.  Additionally, a general education course in Introduction to Chemistry with laboratory will be taught; and other teaching assignments as needed by the university and department such as science courses with a service-learning component.

In addition to the teaching duties described above the successful candidate will be expected to advise students; serve on college committees; assess/evaluate instruction, courses and programs; participate in community service, departmental meetings, curriculum planning, and student recruitment and retention activities.  Supervision of student research would be strongly encouraged.

The deadline for submitting an application is May 1, 2019 or until the position is filled.  Interested individuals should submit an employment application, cover letter, curriculum vitae, a one page summary of teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendation that can address the candidate’s ability or potential to educate, and unofficial copies of transcripts to:

kfulbright@tnwesleyan.edu
Kyle Fulbright, Director of Human Resources
Tennessee Wesleyan University
204 East College Street
Athens, TN 37303

November 2, 2018: Post-Doctoral Research Associate at IBS Center for Genomic Integrity - Ulsan, South Korea

The Center for Genomic Integrity (CGI) of Institute of Basic Science (IBS) at UNIST in Ulsan, Korea invites applications for post-doctoral research associates. The successful applicant will conduct research in the Chemical and Cancer Biology Branch (CCBB). CGI-IBS is a recently established research center belonging to IBS, a national research institute to enable top notch basic science research of Korea, and aims to be one of the leading institutes in the world in the area of DNA repair and genomic integrity.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to perform active research in one of the following sections, which share one big laboratory, resources and a collaborative spirit. Molecular Cancer Research Section (PI: Kei-ichi Takata): DNA double strand break repair, DNA mutations in cancer cells, DNA polymerase theta (POLQ), DNA helicase HELQ. DNA Damage Repair Section (PI: Jung Eun Yeo): Molecular mechanisms of nucleotide excision repair, Canonical and non-canonical roles of the Fanconi anemia pathway. Cancer Therapeutics Mechanism Section (PI: Orlando D. Schärer): DNA interstrand crosslink formation and repair, connections of DNA repair pathways with cancer therapy. We offer significant resources to conduct research, state of the art facilities, core and technical support and an intellectually stimulating and highly interactive environment. Our research is intrinsically interdisciplinary and employs biochemistry, molecular, structural, cellular and cancer biology, as well as organic chemistry. For more information please consult the CCBB website (www.chemicalcancerbiology.org).

Qualifications:
- Ph. D. in biochemistry, cell biology, organic chemistry or related fields.
- Strong record of productive and creative research demonstrated by publications in peerreviewed
journals and presentations at scientific conferences.
- Highly motivated to conduct top level research.

Appointment and Benefits:
The initial appointment will be for one year with the possibility of extension of up to a total of five years. We offer competitive salary and on campus housing and relocation help is available. All classes at UNIST are conducted in English and our campus has many international researchers. Ulsan is a thriving city located between the ocean and mountains and is conveniently located to explore Korea and Asia.

How to Apply: 
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references in a single pdf file to Orlando Schärer at: orlando.scharer@ibs.re.kr.

November 1, 2018:  Assistant Professor in Multidisciplinary Chemistry at Oregon State University - Corvallis, OR

Position Summary:
The Department of Chemistry invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position.

The primary mission of the OSU Department of Chemistry is to provide a program of undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral education in chemistry and to conduct research and scholarly activities focused on areas of chemistry important to human health, materials and the environment. The department offers PhD and MS degrees in Chemistry and has approximately 28 faculty members, 115 graduate students and a rapidly growing student body, including 200 undergraduate majors. This position will develop and maintain a strong research program that addresses challenging problems in energy, health, or the environment. A research focus in analytical, inorganic/materials, and/or organic chemistry is preferred. The position will teach both graduate and undergraduate level courses appropriate to the candidate's expertise.

Position Duties:
45% Instruction: This position will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of Chemistry. The normal assignment corresponding to 45% commitment is three courses per academic year. A "course" is a 3 or 4-credit course that may be a lecture, a lab, or some combination thereof. This position will have responsibility for course design, composition of the course syllabus, selection of text and other supporting materials, choice of topics and subject matter, fashioning presentations, creating assessment tools, overseeing graduate teaching assistants assigned to the course, and assigning grades. Compliance with University academic regulations is expected.

45% Research: This position will conduct research in their area of specialization in such a manner that attracts national and international recognition and establishes the employee's reputation for scholarly excellence. Such activities are expected to include but not be limited to: oversight of students and postdoctoral associates in the execution of research; publication of research results in peer-reviewed literature; presentation of research results at scientific meetings and conferences; submission of grant proposals and administration of successful grants; compliance with University regulatory policies concerning grants and research.

10% Service: Participation on Department, College and University committees; participation in peer review activities; promotion of the profession through outreach and participation in professional societies.

Minimum/Required Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Chemistry or an allied discipline.
Capabilities for developing and maintaining a strong research program.
Commitment to undergraduate and graduate education.

A demonstrated commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications:
-Relevant postdoctoral experience.
-Relevant teaching experience.

-A commitment to innovation and commercialization.

Apply here: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/65831

November 1, 2018: Assistant Professor in Physical Chemistry at Oregon State University - Corvallis, OR

Position Summary:
The Department of Chemistry invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position with a focus in Physical Chemistry.

The primary mission of the OSU Department of Chemistry is to provide a program of undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral education in chemistry and to conduct research and scholarly activities focused on areas of chemistry important to human health, materials and the environment. The department offers PhD and MS degrees in Chemistry and has approximately 28 faculty members, 115 graduate students and a rapidly growing student body, including 200 undergraduate majors. Some areas of research that would complement our department include the use of existing or new experimental methods to study biomolecules or materials (surfaces, interfaces, and/or solids), or advancing new theoretical frames of analysis and modeling.

Position Duties:
45% Instruction:
This position will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of Chemistry. The normal assignment corresponding to 45% commitment is three courses per academic year. A "course" is a 3 or 4-credit course that may be a lecture, a lab, or some combination thereof. This position will have responsibility for course design, composition of the course syllabus, selection of text and other supporting materials, choice of topics and subject matter, fashioning presentations, creating assessment tools, overseeing graduate teaching assistants assigned to the course, and assigning grades. Compliance with University academic regulations is expected.

45% Research:
This position will conduct research in Physical Chemistry in such a manner that attracts national and international recognition and establishes the employee's reputation for scholarly excellence. Such activities are expected to include but not be limited to: oversight of students and postdoctoral associates in the execution of research; publication of research results in peer-reviewed literature; presentation of research results at scientific meetings and conferences; submission of grant proposals and administration of successful grants; compliance with University regulatory policies concerning grants and research.

10% Service:
Participation on Department, College and University committees; participation in peer review activities; promotion of the profession through outreach and participation in professional societies.

Minimum/Required Qualifications:
-Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry or an allied discipline.
-Capabilities for developing and maintaining a strong research program.
-Commitment to undergraduate and graduate education.
-A demonstrated commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications:
-Relevant postdoctoral experience.
-Relevant teaching experience.
-A commitment to innovation and commercialization.

Apply here: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/66499

November 1, 2018:  Assistant Professor in Analytical Chemistry at California State University, LA - Los Angeles, CA

Starting Date: Fall, 2019

Minimum Qualifications:
1) An earned doctorate in Analytical Chemistry or closely-related field from an accredited institution (or equivalent) is required; however, applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered. For appointment, the doctorate must be completed by the date of appointment (8/19/19).
2) Demonstrated research at the university level in the area of analytical chemistry.
3) Evidence of publications in scholarly journals with an analytical chemistry focus.
4) Evidence of teaching effectiveness at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.

Preferred Qualifications:
1) Post-doctoral research experience.
2) Evidence of a research focus in spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, and/or chemical separations.
3) Demonstrated experience and training in development and maintenance state-of-the-art analytical instrumentation.
4) Demonstrated experience mentoring undergraduate students in a research setting.

Duties:
The primary professional responsibilities of instructional faculty members are: teaching, research, scholarship and/or creative activity, and service to the University, profession and to the community. These responsibilities generally include: advising students, participation in campus and system-wide committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues, and participation in traditional academic functions.

Specific duties as a faculty member in the Cal State LA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry include:

1) Teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in the area of expertise which may include, but not be limited to, Quantitative Analysis lecture and laboratory, Advanced Analytical Chemistry lecture and laboratory series, and General Chemistry lecture and laboratory.
2) Participate in curriculum development which includes modification and improvement of existing courses and development of new courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The successful candidate will be expected to establish an independent research program which can be supported by external funding, disseminated through scholarly publications, and involve mentoring and training students at the undergraduate and Master's levels.

The successful candidate will be committed to the academic success of all of our students and to an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates diversity and differences. To this end, the successful candidate will work effectively, respectfully, and collaboratively in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings. In addition, the successful candidate will be ready to join faculty, staff, students, and administrators in our University's shared commitment to the principles of engagement, service, and the public good.

Apply here: http://www.calstatela.edu/2019/college-natural-social-sciences/nss-cb-ttf

September 19, 2018: Assistant Professor in Physical Chemistry at Duquesne University - Pittsburgh, PA

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is currently seeking a Full-Time Faculty, for a 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of physical chemistry starting August 2019. Duquesne's Chemistry and Biochemistry Department combines world-class research with the intimacy and attention of a small liberal arts college. Duquesne University values equality of opportunity as an educational institution and as an employer. 

Requirements: The successful candidate must have earned a Ph.D. and have post-doctoral experience.

Application Instructions: Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty applications electronically. The successful candidate will submit a letter of intent that addresses the reasons for the application for this faculty appointment, a completed curriculum vitae (CV), a description of proposed research projects, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of three references complete with telephone and email contact information to http://apply.interfolio.com/52373. While the position will remain open until filled, priority will be given to applications submitted by October 1, 2018.

August 3, 2018: Assistant Professor in Analytical Chemistry at Virginia Commonwealth University - Richmond, VA

The Department of Chemistry at Virginia Commonwealth University invites applications for a tenure-eligible, Assistant Professor Position in Analytical Chemistry to begin in fall 2019. Candidates are required to have an established research agenda and clear potential for extramural funding as well as potential for nationally-recognized scholarship in Analytical Chemistry that complements or expands existing expertise in the Department of Chemistry. Teaching will primarily be in undergraduate and graduate courses in Analytical Chemistry. Those candidates with analytical chemistry interest's especially biological mass spectrometry and nanoscience as applied to biology and medicine are encouraged to apply.

A Ph.D. in chemistry is required and post-doctoral experience is strongly encouraged.

Candidates need to submit (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a document containing detailed research proposals, teaching plans and an estimate of start-up costs to https://www.vcujobs.com/. In addition, names of three references must be entered into VCUjobs.com; these individuals will be asked to provide recommendation letters. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Please contact Maryanne Collinson, Search Committee Chair, at <mmcollinson@vcu.edu> for any questions about the position.

July 26, 2018:  Assistant Professor in Physical Chemistry at Virginia Commonwealth University - Richmond, VA

The Department of Chemistry at Virginia Commonwealth University invites applications for a tenure-eligible, Assistant Professor Position in Physical Chemistry to begin in fall 2019. Candidates are required to have an established research agenda and clear potential for extramural funding as well as potential for nationally-recognized scholarship in Physical Chemistry that complements or expands existing expertise in the Department of Chemistry. Teaching will primarily be in undergraduate and graduate courses in Physical Chemistry. Candidates with physical chemistry interests such as biophysical chemistry or nanoscience as applied to the biological and medical sciences are encouraged to apply.

A Ph.D. in chemistry is required, and post-doctoral experience is strongly encouraged. A well-qualified candidate at higher ranks may be considered, contingent on funding availability. Such a candidate must have a well-developed research portfolio with evidence of multi-disciplinary applications and external funding.

Candidates need to submit (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a document containing detailed research proposals, teaching plans and an estimate of start-up costs to https://www.vcujobs.com/. In addition, names of three references must be entered into VCUjobs.com; these individuals will be asked to provide recommendation letters. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Please contact Sally Hunnicutt, Search Committee Chair, at <sshunnic@vcu.edu> for questions about the position.

July 18, 2018: Assistant Professor of Instruction at The University of Texas at Austin - Austin, TX

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Texas at Austin is hiring a full-time assistant professor of instruction (non-tenure track) for the 2018-2019 academic year. Primary duties for this position will be teaching general chemistry at the undergraduate level, however courses in other content areas may be available depending on candidate qualifications. https://facultyjobs.utexas.edu/position/35359