2020 Pharm-ChemBio Industry Day: June 3rd 10-12PM

3M R.I.S.E – Apply Today!

Raising Influence in Science and Engineering

Date: June 8-10, 2020

Location: St Paul, MN

Application: http://go.3M.com/3MRISE

Application Deadline: Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World
Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it’s equally important you know the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 96,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

“A long-lasting career at 3M comes from having vision, imagination and the ability to see what doesn’t exist. 3Mers are groundbreaking innovators and it’s important that we give every person the space for disruptive and creative thinking.” – John Banovetz, senior vice president and chief technology officer at 3M

3M R.I.S.E is primarily intended to introduce emerging female and/or underrepresented science and engineering graduate talent to the wide range of rewarding careers in research and development at one of the world’s most recognized innovation companies. Skills and Expertise
Applicants must have or expect to receive a doctoral degree within one year of the R.I.S.E event in field of chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, physics, mechanical engineering, polymer science, biomolecular engineering, biology, data science, computer science, electrical engineering or software engineering (or other closely related degrees).

To apply to be considered visit http://go.3M.com/3MRISE

Job Opening: Patent Scientist in Chemistry at Knobbe Martins

Patent Scientist – Chemistry

Knobbe Martens provides an opportunity for engineers and scientists to further their professional growth and career development in exciting, challenging ways. Put your technical degree to work on issues involving science, technology, and the law. The candidate will assist with the successful procurement of patent protection for innovative technologies, evaluate the designs of new products, and assist with the evaluation of competitor products.

Each client brings novel and diverse technologies to our firm. Therefore, the candidate will learn about a variety of new technologies, learn to identify inventive features, learn to describe the inventions, and learn to convince the Patent Office to allow a patent for the technology. The position also requires a candidate to possess the ability to explain and describe new technologies in a way that is concise and descriptive.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  1. Reviewing new client technologies to determine potentially patentable features.
  2. Writing patent applications with clarity and technical accuracy.
  3. Drafting persuasive responses to patent office rejections.
  4. Reviewing issued patents.

To be successful in this position the candidate must be a strong communicator, both written and oral. The candidate must be able to work independently, with a large amount of working freedom. In addition, each candidate will eventually participate in a patent law course and become registered with the United States Patent Office.

Education and Experience:

  • Ph.D. degree in chemistry is required.
  • Extensive experience in synthetic organic chemistry is required.
  • Must be independently motivated to succeed and measure success on a team level.
  • Qualified candidates will possess exceptional oral and written communication skills.

Posted: Friday, November 15, 2019


  • San Diego

Please take the time to complete our application in full. Incomplete applications will not be considered for employment. If you experience technical difficulties submitting the application, please e-mail queries to: webmaster@knobbe.com. Apply at https://www.knobbe.com/current-openings

Lab Lecturer position at Bryn Mawr College

Laboratory Lecturer in Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, continuing non-tenure-track Laboratory Lecturer responsible for instruction in and the supervision of the Organic Chemistry laboratory program to begin August 1, 2020. Academic year responsibilities will involve teaching three laboratory sections each semester, providing pre-lab lectures, supervising instructional staff, coordinating with the lecture course, and organizing and preparing for all experiments. The successful candidate will also engage in the ongoing development of new, innovative and interdisciplinary laboratory experiences and be expected to be part of developing and teaching a diverse and inclusive curriculum, including contributing to college-wide initiatives. A Ph.D. is required by the start date and teaching experience is preferred.

To apply for this position, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion and a writing sample consisting of a two page introduction to an organic chemistry laboratory exercise of the candidate’s choice by December 31, 2019 to Chemistry Department Search Committee via Interfolio at: https://apply.interfolio.com/70652. In addition, please arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Chemistry Department Search Committee.  Applications received by December 31, 2019 will receive full consideration.

Center for Statistics and Machine Learning – Job Posting


Do you want to apply your data science and computational skills to exciting new research problems? Do you have a background in research but love to write code and analyze data? If so, then we have an exciting opportunity for you.

Princeton University is building a community of data scientists to work in partnership with its world-renowned faculty and students to help solve data-driven research problems. You will work with faculty in a collaborative, multidisciplinary environment and actively contribute your skills to advance scientific discovery. You will have access to Princeton’s first-class resources, the opportunity to co-author academic publications, to offer short courses and workshops on data science, and to collaborate with, and learn from, the larger computational data science community.

Three research areas are of particular interest. Catalysis: led by the Department of Chemistry; Biomedical Data Science: led by the Department of Computer Science; Technology Policy: led by the Center for Information Technology Policy. Prior experience in one of the above areas is an asset but is not required. You will be mentored in the relevant research area. If you have a strong background in scientific programming, academic research, and are eager to contribute to groundbreaking research, you have the right skill set. These are 3-year appointments offering a very competitive salary and excellent opportunities for growth and career development. The positions are part of the Schmidt DataX project, an initiative made possible by a major gift from Schmidt Futures.


  • Integrate with interdisciplinary research teams and creatively develop/apply modern data science, statistics, and machine learning techniques to advance research.
  • Coding/algorithmic prototyping of relevant analysis methods, including setting clear goals, measuring progress, and the creation of appropriate documentation.
  • Collaborate with, educate, convene, and support a broad community of researchers on campus in how to best leverage data science in their teaching and research. This may include contributing to mini-courses and workshops on data science.
  • Communicate results and impact to all stakeholders. This may include presenting research at academic conferences and workshops.

Required Qualifications:

  • PhD required in computer science or related discipline; or equivalent combination of educational training, relevant experience, and accomplishments.
  • Strong coding/algorithm prototyping skills, and ability to explain and document work.
  • Proficiency in one or more of the following: Python, C, C++, SQL.
  • Experience working in data analysis/statistics/machine learning/scientific computing to address basic research questions; or commensurate achievements.

Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong problem-solving skills; a passion for answering hard questions with data.
  • The ability to communicate complex ideas to relevant stakeholders.
  • Experience in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary research environment.
  • Eagerness to collaborate with both technical and non-technical colleagues.
  • Experience in database design and building data-driven web applications.

Princeton provides an exceptional work environment that includes a comprehensive set of programs and benefits for you, your spouse or domestic partner, and your family including: competitive health, dental, vision and life insurance; generous vacation and sick leave packages; retirement planning with a generous company match; competitive parental leave; Backup Care Advantage for child or elder care.

Access application at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/13062. Please include a cover letter (preferred) or writing sample, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three references. References will only be contacted if you are a finalist.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.

Questions?  Feel free to contact our Project Manager, Ellen DiPippo if you have any questions
                     about the position or process. 

Ready to Apply:  Please use A-Hire, Princeton’s internal job posting system to apply:  https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/13062

Colorado School of Mines – Open Position

UCLA – Temporary Lecturer Position

The UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry seeks applications for temporary lecturer positions to teach undergraduate Organic Chemistry courses during the Fall 2019 and Winter 2020 Quarters. 

Interested candidates may apply through the links below:



Anastassia Alexandrova, Ph.D.

Vice Chair of Undergraduate Education

Associate Professor

UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry