MiraCosta College – STEM Positions

It is our pleasure to announce new permanent positions in the new Nordson STEM Learning Center at MiraCosta College. Attached are all the job details that you can pass out to recent graduates or those who may be working in your departments who are interested. At MiraCosta College our STEM center has been open for just over 1 year and focuses on science areas (Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Physics, and Physical Sciences). We look forward to seeing some of your students or alumni applying for this opportunity. 



University of San Francisco – Job Opening!

We are looking for a tenure-track faculty member in synthetic organic chemistry at the University of San Francisco, to start in Fall 2019.


Priority will be given to applications received by September 15th.

Thanks very much!



Drug Enforcement Administration – Physical Science Technician – JOB

Dear Chemistry/Biochemistry Majors,

Please see below for an exciting job opportunity to work as a Physical Science Technician in a DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) laboratory.

The incumbent will:

  • Apply the principles, procedures, requirements and work techniques of the full range of advanced testing methods, operations, instrumentation, and practices.
  • Interpret a variety of computer or instrument generated data.
  • Select appropriate instrumentation to obtain valid results based on field conditions and instrument responses.
  • Perform chemical separations using conventional techniques.
  • Use computer programs to analyze experimental data and prepare analytical reports.


Chicago, Illinois
Dallas, Texas
Largo, Maryland
Miami, Florida
New York, New York
Pleasanton, California
Vista, California
Quantico, Virginia


$39,707 to $57,015 per year (full-time)

Application Deadline
Wednesday, Sept. 5th, 2018

See details on qualifications and application requirements using the link below:


Helmhotz Pioneer Campus (HPC)


Tenure Track Professor – Colorado School of Mines

Position Title:

Tenured or Tenure Track Faculty Position

Job Description:

Applicants must hold a PhD in Chemistry or a closely-related field. Applicants for a tenured position should have an established record of research, teaching, mentorship and outreach whereas junior (non-tenured, tenure-track) applicants must demonstrate outstanding potential to establish an internationally renowned, collaborative, well-funded research program, as well as the potential for becoming an excellent teacher and mentor.

We seek candidates excited to share in our mission to address the challenges of creating a sustainable global society by educating the next generation of engineers and leaders, and by expanding the frontiers of knowledge through research. We are especially interested in candidates with a passion to advance the University’s commitment to diversity.

Diversity Commitment:

Mines is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and recognizes that diversity is crucial to its pursuit of excellence in education and research. Mines is committed to developing students, faculty, and staff that have differing perspectives, backgrounds, talents, and needs. As such, Mines will give special consideration to minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and who possess a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

About Mines and the Chemistry Department:

The Colorado School of Mines is located in picturesque Golden, in the foothills of the Rockies, 15 miles west of Denver and 20 miles south of Boulder. From its inception, the Chemistry Department has focused on education and basic and applied research that addresses problems of national interest. We maintain a high-quality, well-funded research program (~$7.5 million in annual research awards) with strong participation from students at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Approximately 60 graduate students and postdoctoral scholars study within a broad research portfolio, including major tracks in biochemistry and environmental chemistry.

The Chemistry faculty tend to work collaboratively and successful candidates are expected to interact with multiple researchers in the department and across the Mines campus.  The Chemistry department has strengths in multiple areas including materials, environmental chemistry, biochemistry, and nuclear chemistry.  The department faculty collaborate extensively with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, located minutes from Mines, as well as several other regional federal laboratories involved in energy research and development. Centers, such as Mines Polymers and Complex Fluids (MPAC) and Nuclear Science & Engineering (NUSEC), and interdisciplinary programs, such as Materials Science, Geochemistry, Quantitative Bioscience and Engineering and Nuclear Science & Engineering, facilitate cross disciplinary interactions.  For more information about the Chemistry Department please visit http://chemistry.mines.edu

How to Apply:

Applicants will be asked to complete an online application (personal information, demographic information, names and contact information for three professional references from whom letters may be subsequently requested, veterans status) and upload the following: 1) a cover letter stating area of interest; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) statement of research; 4) statement of teaching philosophy; 5) a 1-page statement on contributions to diversity and inclusion, describing your past experiences and proposed activities to advance access, inclusion and diversity at Mines. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Early responses are encouraged but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Review of applications will begin on September 24.

Inquiries regarding this position should be directed to the search co-chairs Jenifer Shafer (jshafer@mines.edu) and Brian Trewyn (btrewyn@mines.edu).

Total Rewards:

Starting salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected applicant balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information. Mines provides an attractive benefits package including fully paid health and dental insurance. Part of Mines’ mission is to create a family-friendly environment supported through our dependent tuition benefits, parental leave benefits, and dependent care assistance plan, as well as in special events, camps, and programming. For more information visit: family.mines.edu

Background Investigation Required:



Assistant Professor of Chemistry (Organic) at Washington and Lee University – Job Opening

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Washington and Lee University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of organic chemistry. Candidates with expertise in polymer/materials chemistry, bioorganic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, organometallic chemistry or other relevant fields who can teach organic chemistry will also be considered. A Ph.D. is required; postdoctoral experience is strongly recommended.

Diversity is a core value of the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry. We believe that the educational environment is enhanced when people with diverse backgrounds and ideas come together to learn. Women and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching a 5.5 course load, which includes: teaching a two-semester organic chemistry sequence and the accompanying labs, and creating one advanced or non-majors course. An active research program involving undergraduates is expected; startup funds competitive with top liberal arts colleges will be provided.

The applicant should submit the following: a curriculum vitae, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, a three-page statement of research plans at an undergraduate liberal arts institution, a two-page statement of teaching philosophy, and the contact information for the writers of three letters of recommendation. To submit applications online, visit: https://apply.interfolio.com/52937. Review of applications begins immediately and will close on September 28, 2018.

If you have questions about the position, please contact Erich Uffelman, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, uffelmane@wlu.edu.

Washington and Lee University is a highly selective, independent, co-educational, liberal arts college of 1800 students located in Lexington, VA, three hours southwest of Washington, DC. W&L is consistently ranked among the top 12 national liberal arts colleges. The Department has ACS-certified programs in both chemistry and biochemistry.

Washington and Lee is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As such, we are interested in candidates who are committed to high standards of scholarship, performance and professionalism and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity in our faculty, staff and student body.


Assistant Professor of Instruction

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.

Assistant Professor of Instruction (Non-tenure track)

Department of Chemistry – College of Natural Sciences – The University of Texas at Austin

Location: Austin, TX
Open: Jul 16, 2018 · Close: May 31, 2019


The Department of Chemistry is developing a pool of candidates for full or part-time appointment to non-tenure track faculty positions for the 2018-19 academic year.

Duties include primarily teaching general chemistry at the undergraduate level.  Other teaching assignments are possible dependent on department need and candidate qualifications.  Service/committee assignments may also be expected.


A doctoral degree in chemistry or a related field and previous teaching experiences is required.  Previous university teaching experience is preferred.

Application Instructions

Upload current CV and teaching statement to Interfolio.  Enter names and contact information for at least 3 references who can write letters attesting to your ability as an instructor.