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. 

 

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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.

Duties
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.

Locations

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

Salary

$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:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/509441500

Job Opening- Play-Well TEKnologies

In our camps and classes, Play-Well’s part-time instructors teach STEM concepts to children in Kindergarten through 8th grade. That’s right–Play-Well instructors get paid to play with children and LEGO®! Our mission is to build curiosity in today’s future engineers, architects, and problem-solvers. Our Play-Well participants today will one day be your college students.

Our instructors expose children to the world of engineering by figuring out how things work while they create and play. They also gain valuable teaching experience building techniques in classroom management and communication, and have a blast doing it.

You can also learn more about our organization and access the job application online at:  San Diego Instructor Application 

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

Thermodynamics

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.

Qualifications

  • 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 mike.attia@review.com if you have any questions.

 

Sincerely,

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.

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TRiO – Student Summer Jobs 2018

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TRiO Outreach Programs – Tutors Needed

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