Meet Apple

Apple is coming back to campus in early January to recruit for both Hardware and Software positions.  They are bringing a team of 16 engineers & managers and will host 2 separate events followed by on-campus interviews.  On 1/10 they will do an information session in the Career Center and on 1/11 they will host a networking and recruitment event at Price Center East Ballroom where students have a chance to meet and conduct “mini interviews” with Apple engineers representing different areas of specialty across software and hardware disciplines. apple.jpg

RSVP – Day 1: Why Apple?

RSVP – Day 2: Network


Instructor Positions Open (San Diego and San Marcos) Announcement

Posting Description:

Test Preparation Instructor Positions

We are seeking test preparation instructors for our GRE, SAT and/or ACT classes. These are part-time positions with classes once per week on Sundays (GRE and SAT) and/or Saturdays (ACT).  We seek intelligent, charismatic instructors who have both top test scores and excellent teaching skills. As the best test prep value, our company offers six week, high-quality test preparation courses at a value price.

Salary: $45/hour for GRE classroom instruction; $35/hour for SAT and ACT classroom instruction.

  • Education: Current graduate or professional student Ph.D. (or equivalent), Master’s, J.D.; or Completed Ph.D. (or equivalent), Master’s degree, or J.D.
  • Test Scores: Top-tier test scores on one of the following: GRE, LSAT, GMAT, SAT, or ACT.
  • Teaching Experience: Have taught at least one semester/quarter lecture, lab, discussion, recitation, etc. class. Prior university teaching experience is required.
  • Quantitative and Verbal Skills: Must have bothexcellent math and verbal/writing skills. Xceptional Prep Instructors teach the entire course.
  • Consistent Weekend Commitment: Our test preparation offerings depend upon instructor reliability, commitment and consistency. We seek instructors who can teach on consecutive weekends: Our 6 Week GRE and SAT Courses are taught on Sundays; Our 6 Week ACT Courses are taught on Saturdays. Instructors can teach anywhere from 3 to 9 hours per weekend depending upon location.

How to Apply:

If interested, please submit your:

(1) Cover Letter
(2) Resume or Vita
(3) Test Scores

via e-mail to:


Our instructor positions are considered a faculty appointment and instructors are treated as if they were university instructors in an academic department.

Instructors have the opportunity to help bright, high-achieving students achieve their goals and dreams of entering their first choice universities and programs. We hire good people who are intelligent, honorable, and dependable.

Teaching test preparation is a fun and rewarding experience.

Xceptional Prep, Inc.

Cal State LA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry – Assistant Professor Position (Organic/Physical/Computational)

California State University, Los Angeles is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system.  Founded in 1947, the University is in the city of Los Angeles, adjacent to the San Gabriel Valley, and has more than 23,000 students who reflect the rich ethnic diversity of the area.  The University is a federally recognized Hispanic-serving, Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-serving, and Minority-serving institution.  In its most recent listing (2017) the National Science Foundation ranks Cal State LA as the top baccalaureate institution of origin of Hispanic science PhD recipients among all predominantly undergraduate and masters colleges and universities in the US.  The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Cal State LA is the top contributor to this distinction.  The university is ranked number one in the nation for economic upward mobility of its students.

Please copy and paste this link to see the full position announcements:

These are direct link to some of the positions that might interest you:

Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry:

Assistant Professor of Physical Chemistry:

Teaching Assistant in Chemistry/Biochemistry:



University of Oregon – Tenure Assistant Professor Position

The UO is funding a Presidential Initiative in Data Science (; this position, for which the job description is attached, is one of the tenure lines in that initiative.  The successful candidate will be an expert in applying machine learning techniques to data from one of four candidate domains: physics and astronomy, chemistry, earth sciences, and psychology. The position will be a joint appointment between the Computer and Information Science Department and the appropriate domain department, with the tenure home being Computer and Information Science.

The application deadline for the position is 15 January 2018, or until the post is filled.ComputationalScientist2017Advert.jpg

Ford Foundation Fellowship Program – Deadline 12/14


  • Applicants must be planning a career in teaching and research at the college or university level in a research-based field of science. Applicants require a minimum of three years of study to complete their Ph.D. degree, and are committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level.
  • US Citizen/Permanent Resident, U.S. nationals, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)


Award Amount and Duration: Predoctoral: $24,000/yr. for three years; Dissertation: $25,000 for one year

More information: Ford Foundation Announcement_Page_1.jpg

Ball State University – Assistant Professor in Chemical Education (Tenure-track)

We have just opened a search for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Chemical Education at Ball State University.  I hope you could please forward the ad below to anyone in your department that may be looking for a tenure-track position.  Potential applicants can view posting and apply at the following link:
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 21,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of seven academic colleges that offer 187 undergraduate programs, 84 master’s programs, and 16 doctoral programs.

The university offers an excellent benefits package, including health care and retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, and generous time off with pay.

University of South Carolina – Assistant Professor in Bioorganic Chemistry (Tenure-Track)

We would appreciate your assistance in helping us identity outstanding candidates and disseminating the availability of a new faculty position in our department at the University of South Carolina. The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor in the area of Bioorganic Chemistry, with an anticipated start date of August 16, 2018. Candidates should have a Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience in organic chemistry, biochemistry, chemical biology, or a related discipline. Special consideration will be given to candidates who apply chemical synthesis, tools, and analyses to the study and manipulation of biological systems.  Possible research areas could include but are not limited to chemical biology, medicinal chemistry, glycobiology, and combinatorial chemistry or molecular sensing applied to biological problems.  Candidates are expected to develop a cutting-edge, externally funded research program and have a strong commitment to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in both organic chemistry and biochemistry.


Applicants should use the following link: to complete an application and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research plans and teaching interests.  You will also be required to have three letters of recommendation submitted via the uscjobs system. The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.  Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.