MCAT Teaching Opportunity

Looking for a rewarding, flexible and lucrative part-time job that makes use of your knowledge and passion for chemistry? Consider applying to be an MCAT General or Organic Chemistry instructor for The Princeton Review, California’s leader in MCAT preparation.

As an MCAT GChem or OChem instructor, you will prepare classes of 15-25 undergrads for the chemistry topics covered on the MCAT. You don’t need to be a pre-med or have any prior experience with the test; we will train you in everything you need to know about MCAT content, test-taking strategy and how to adapt your knowledge to the specific type of students you’ll be serving.

General Chemistry Lecture Topics Include

Moles and Stoichiometry

Atomic Structure and Periodic Trends

Bonding and Intermolecular Forces


Phases and Gases

Kinetics, Equilibrium

Acids and Bases

Redox and Electrochemistry

Radioactive Decay

Organic Chemistry Lecture Topics Include

Structure and Stability

Separation Techniques and Spectroscopy

Carbonyl Chemistry

Biologically Important Molecules

We are hiring teachers to start in La Jolla (we offer courses right across the street from UCSD) in June and are looking for candidates who will continue to teach on a part-time basis, year-round, for at least the next year.


  • Bright, dynamic, and engaging personality
  • Possess or are currently pursuing a bachelor’s or advanced degree in chemistry or related field
  • Teaching or tutoring experience is preferred, but not required (TA, UGSI or on-campus tutoring is great)
  • Ability to understand and teach both content and test-taking strategy at a high level
  • Availability to consistently teach part time for TPR for at least the next year
  • Reliable means of transportation


Why Our Teachers Love What They Do

  • Meaningful, rewarding work helping aspiring doctors achieve their dreams
  • Flexible scheduling and hours
  • Plenty of opportunity for professional development
  • Competitive pay (starting wage depends on experience)
  • Thorough training and support
  • Excellent materials
  • They get to keep their undergraduate-level science skills sharp


How to Apply

Please start by completing an online application at the link below.

Click here to apply online!


We’ll then follow up with a three-part interview process for qualified applicants.

  1. Interview Part One: Phone interview
  2. Interview Part Two: Teaching Audition
  3. Interview Part Three: Qualifying Test


If all goes well, you’ll be admitted to our MCAT instructor training program in May, where you’ll learn about our curriculum as well as our teaching methods and philosophy. After this training, you’ll receive your Princeton Review certification and will start teaching classes in June.

I look forward to hearing from you soon! Feel free to shoot me an e-mail at if you have any questions.



Mike Attia

West Region Teacher Recruiter

The Princeton Review


Job Opening with Next Energy Technologies

Attention Organic Chemists! Next Energy Technologies, Inc. is seeking Organic Chemistry graduates for an open position.


TRiO – Student Summer Jobs 2018

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TRiO Outreach Programs – Tutors Needed

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Test Preparation Instructor Positions

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.

Undergraduate Student Intern Opportunity at Arrow Dx

Student Intern Opportunity at Arrow Dx – San Diego, CA

Arrow Dx is looking for a junior or senior chemistry major to assist in nanoparticle synthesis and characterization for biomedical applications starting September 28, 2017. The intern will work closely company chemists and collaborators throughout the internship. The successful candidate will be given initial training and is expected to apply his or her scientific knowledge in the real world setting, thus to continuously learn new skills while doing required work. Interested applicants should email resume with list of 3 references to

Examples of tasks to be performed: 1. Adhere to workplace safety rules and regulations. 2. Assist in inorganic synthesis as well as sample preparation and characterization using Uv-Vis, SEM, and FT-IR. 3. Order supplies as needed. 4. Participate in weekly group and collaborator meetings.

Requirements: 1. All applicants must be authorized to work for Arrow Dx in the U.S. at the time of the commencement of employment. 2. Demonstrated knowledge of college level chemistry and an ability to apply such knowledge in real work setting 3. Ability to communicate clearly and work in a fast-paced team environment 4. Self-motivated, reliable and available for 20 hours of work weekly as junior or senior student.

Salary: $15/hour

Work Hours: 1. 4 hours per day, Monday – Friday, during core business hours between 8am and 5pm.

Contact: E. Olano, CSO, email: 714 393 2487

Fall Teaching Assistant Application

Hello Chemistry and Biochemistry PhD Students,

The Fall 2017 Teaching Assistant application is now available online. If you will need to TA for Fall Quarter (to fulfill an academic requirement or due to a funding need), be sure to submit your application and preferences online by August 14 for priority. In order to avoid any potential class conflicts with your TA assignment, it is important that you enroll in your Fall classes before you submit your TA application. Fall 2017 enrollment opened May 10.  (Note that you will not enroll in CHEM 500 until you receive your TA assignment.)

If you submit a TA application and later learn from your PI that you no longer need to TA, please let me know at your earliest convenience so I can disregard your application.



Amy H. Tran

Graduate Funding | TA Coordinator

UC San Diego | Chemistry & Biochemistry | York Hall 4010

9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0303 | La Jolla, CA  92093-0764

P: (858) 822-1824 | E: |