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: employment@xceptionalprep.com


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 eolano@arrowdx.com.

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: eolano@arrowdx.com. 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: aht021@ucsd.edu | http://chemistry.ucsd.edu

Senior Lab Technician – Job Posting

Please follow the link below for more information for the Senior Lab Technician.

Senior Lab Technician – Job Posting