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June 30, 2020: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Instruction, University Texas at Austin - Austin, TX

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Texas at Austin is seeking applicants for two full-time, non-tenure track teaching positions.  Links to the position postings are here: 

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Instruction, 

Associate or Full Professor of Instruction, 

Both positions will be responsible for teaching undergraduate chemistry lecture courses.  We are seeking applicants at all levels of experience.  While eventual relocation to Austin is expected, all Fall 2020 lecture courses will be delivered online, which allows for a flexible relocation timeline.  

June 17, 2020: Associate Sales Manager, Palm Commodities International, LLC  La Vergne, TN

About Umicore

Reducing harmful vehicle emissions. Giving new life to used metals. Powering the cars of the future. As a global materials and technology group, we apply our specialist knowledge to offer materials and solutions that are essential to everyday life. We aim to be a clear world leader in materials for clean mobility and recycling and have turned our sustainability approach into an even greater competitive advantage. With ambitions like this, imagine what you could do?To add to our valuable team of dedicated employees, Umicore is currently seeking an Associate Sales Manager in our Cobalt and Specialty Materials business unit, located at the Palm Commodities International, LLC facility in LaVergne, TN. This is an entry-level position, which will provide a promising candidate with the opportunity to gain sales experience with an international business.

About Cobalt and Specialty Materials

Mastering the cobalt value chain. Umicore's expertise covers the sourcing, production, and distribution of cobalt and nickel products. Umicore's materials are at the heart of products we use every day such as rechargeable batteries, tools, paints, and tires. Our recycling and refining processes give new life to cobalt and other metals and reduce environmental impacts. To meet the demands of our customers we cannot stand still. We need to find new ways of doing things, discover new solutions, and develop new ideas. Which is where you come in.

As our Associate Sales Manager you'll be responsible for sales process and marketing activities for surface finishing and other related products within our commercial department to drive growth of sales revenue and ensure profitable results. Specifically, this will include:

  • Developing a complete understanding of sales processes, product offerings, and industries
  • Contacting identified target accounts via telephone on a daily basis to develop customer relationships and facilitate sales
  • Proposing pricing, recommending inventory programs, customer payment methodologies, and negotiating contracts
  • Interfacing with Customer Service, Purchasing, and Compliance departments to support efficient processing of orders and responsiveness to customer needs
  • Completing special projects as directed such as market analyses
  • Other duties as needed

Our success is based on individuals who are ready to make the most of their skills and prepared to tackle any challenges they face. As well as your Bachelor's degree in Business or Chemistry/Related Sciences, we'll also be looking for:

  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills at all levels of the organization with a measured sense of understanding for sensitive and confidential issues
  • Ability to anticipate, recognize, and analyze potential risks and effectively create solutions
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong customer relationships with patience and persistence
  • Self-motivated and goal-oriented while being able to prioritize and work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong diplomacy and organizational skills
  • Experience with internal or external sales and/or phone sales would be a plus

If you need assistance applying for this position, please contact Palm HR at Please apply here.

February 12, 2020:  Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Kalamazoo College – Kalamazoo, MI

The Department of Chemistry at Kalamazoo College invites applications for a one-year appointment as a
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry with a focus on Biochemistry. The position will begin
September 2020. A Ph.D. in Biochemistry or Chemistry, or the equivalent is required (or evidence of
imminent completion). Prior teaching experience is desirable, with candidates demonstrating an interest in
undergraduate teaching. Candidates who have experience with programs and pedagogical approaches
that are especially effective in attracting and retaining women and students who are typically
underrepresented in the discipline are especially encouraged to apply. Kalamazoo College has made a
commitment to inclusive excellence. The successful applicant will demonstrate a strong commitment to
working with students, faculty and staff from diverse social, cultural, and economic backgrounds. The
department seeks to mentor visiting faculty to prepare them for a future tenure track position at a liberal
arts college.

Review of applications will begin February 15, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled.
Applicants should submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae; statement describing teaching experience,
philosophy, and practice; a statement on experience working with underrepresented students and
engaging issues of diversity and inclusion in curricular and pedagogical approaches; and (unofficial)
graduate and undergraduate transcripts uploaded to
Candidates should have three letters of reference (including at least one specifically addressing teaching)
sent to: with a subject line in the format of lastname_firstname. The
Departmental website can be viewed at:

Kalamazoo College encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of the College to
apply and to identify themselves if they wish. Equal Opportunity Employer. Questions can be addressed
to Laura Furge, Department of Chemistry, at