Chemistry Laboratory Coordinator

This is a 12 month probationary general chemistry laboratory coordinator position in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. The department currently has 13 full-time faculty and offers an America Chemical Society approved program.

The successful canidate will coordinate and teach laboratory sections of introductory, preparatory, forensics and general chemistry courses for science and non-science majors. Additional duties will include supervision and training of undergraduate student employees for laboratory preparation, maintaining laboratory curriculum development, grading, maintaining adequate supplies needed for courses; and coordinate between lecture instructors. Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Minnesota State University Association of Administrative Service Faculty (MSUAASF) which can be found at:  http://www.hr.mnscu.edu/contract_plans/documents/MSUAASF_Plan_11_13.pdf

Required:

  • MS in chemistry or related fields
  • Experience in teaching undergraduate-level laboratory courses
  • Demonstrate excellence in organizational and communication skills
  • Evidence of current knowledge of experimental procedures and experimental design, laboratory curriculum development, chemical safety, and familiarity with MS-Office suite
  • Evidence of demonstrated ability to work with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds

Preferred:

  • Ph.D. in chemistry or related fields
  • Experince in supervising undergraduate student employment

 

To apply directly, click on http://agency.governmentjobs.com/stcloudstate/default.cfm (click "Apply" within this posting to complete application)

The deadline for the receipt of all materials is August 13, 2014 and application review will begin at that time. Materials recieved after this date cannot be guaranteed consideration. The position is open until filled.

A complete application will include the following:

  • Cover leter
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching philosophy statement
  • Contact information for three (3) current, professional references
  • Undergraduate and graduate transcript(s) (copies acceptable for screening)

Contact Information (for quetions and letters of reference) email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Chemist/Engineer

Boulder Pharma is state and locally licensed medical and retail marijuana company founded by Mark Hartwig (CU alum, ‘03 BS in Biochem) in 2013. The company contains both an Occupation Premise Cultivation license to grow marijuana, and a Manufacture of Infused Products license to perform extractions and create infused products. A small company, we strive to create a name for ourselves through creating the best infused products on the market. In addition to that, we are now up scaling our closed-loop butane extractor to enable us to become the leading concentrates producer in the area. We have recently expanded our growing space and infused products division and are in need of exceptional individuals who want to grow with us.

Duties

  • Perform      extractions on cannabis plant matter with a closed-loop butane extractor
  • Create      cannabis concentrates and infused products
  • Keep a      detailed lab notebook
  • Enter      information into inventory tracking system
  • Maintenance      and troubleshooting of butane extractor
  • Analyze      samples for cannabinoid content via HPLC and interpret results

Minimum Requirements

  • Basic      computer and math skills
  • Coursework      in math, chemistry, physics, and engineering
  • BS or      higher in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry preferred
  • Strong      attention to detail
  • Ability      to lift and maneuver 50 lbs
  • Ability      to bend, lift, kneel, and stand for several hours at a time.
  • Experience      with basic and advanced extraction techniques
  • Knowledge      of gas laws
  • Experience      with purification techniques
  • Experience      with chemical analysis (GC/MS, GC/FID, HPLC)
  • Experience      with weights and measures
  • Ability      to take rigorous lab notes
  • Ability      to pass a background check (no felonies, drug related crimes, etc.)

To Apply

Send a copy of resume and cover letter to Ryan Denman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Senior Education Associate, Graduate & Postdoctoral Scholars

The ACS Graduate & Postdoctoral Scholars Office has an
open position that offers an opportunity to your senior graduate students or
postdoctoral scholars. We'd prefer candidates from the chemical sciences
(including biochemistry), and chemical engineering, since the role will
interact with graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, faculty and
administrators in these fields. I'd greatly appreciate your sharing the link to
the position description with your department:

http://goo.gl/d1r8DS

The position, a "Senior Education Associate", requires a
candidate with project management skills (similar to those skills gained
planning and implementing scientific research projects), excellent
interpersonal, communication, time management, and organizational skills. This
opportunity would be great for anyone with an interest in transitioning from a
research career trajectory, to a business trajectory in their career. The
current role is closely tied to the Education Industry in the U.S., and
Association Management.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Thank you,

Joe

Joe Z. Sostaric,
Ph.D.

Manager & Staff
Liaison to GEAB

Graduate &
Postdoctoral Scholars Office | Education Division

American
Chemical Society

1155 Sixteenth
Street, N.W.,
Washington,
D.C. 20036

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | T (202) 872-8734 | C (202) 578-6202 | F (202) 833-7732

Visiting Assistant Lecturer - Organic Chemistry and General Physics

Visiting Assistant Lecturer - Organic Chemistry and General Physics

Tangier, Morocco Campus

University of New England

The University of New England invites applications for a unique faculty position at our Tangier, Morocco campus. Primary responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate Organic Chemistry and algebra-based General Physics, with instruction in English.  This 9-month faculty appointment, at the rank of Visiting Assistant Lecturer, will begin Fall, 2014.  The initial appointment will be for one academic year, with the possibility of renewal upon mutual agreement. A minimum of Master’s degree in a relevant physical science is required; a Ph.D. in a relevant physical science and/or teaching experience is preferred.  Duties will include teaching one section of Organic Chemistry with lab and one section of General Physics with lab.  The successful candidate will be expected to be reasonably available to students outside of class by maintaining an appropriate number of office hours.  Other responsibilities will include laboratory preparation for organic chemistry and physics labs. General oversight and maintenance of the laboratories, in collaboration with the dedicated Tangier campus manager, is also expected.  The standard UNE benefits package available to full-time employees is included.  Due to the unique nature of the position, the University will provide funding for one round-trip airfare from the United States to Tangier.

The University of New England is the only American university with a campus in Morocco.  At its Tangier campus, UNE offers a suite of lab science, humanities, and social science courses that meet the needs of a broad range of undergraduate students.  All the courses are approved by the UNE faculty and count toward a UNE student’s undergraduate degree requirement or as electives. The students attending UNE’s Tangier campus are regular UNE undergraduates who are engaging in semester abroad experience.

UNE’s Tangier campus is on the property of the American School of Tangier, a K-12 private school attended by students of all nationalities. The Tangier campus is in a residential neighborhood across from the Spanish Consulate. Within a 15 to 20 minute walk are Mediterranean beaches, shopping, cafes and restaurants.  The city of Tangier is a thriving cosmopolitan city at the crossroads of North Africa, southern Europe, the Atlantic, and the Mediterranean.   Tangier is a mere 45-minute ferry ride from Spain and only a few hours from Casablanca, Fez, and Marrakesh.  The campus itself boasts a state of the art, technologically advanced academic building with modern, well-equipped laboratory space carefully designed to provide a safe, efficient learning environment.  Small class sizes (12 students per lab section) foster hands-on instruction and facilitate close faculty/student interactions.  The campus also comprises a modern dormitory that accommodates 50 students and includes a dining hall and student lounges.

The Organic Chemistry I and II and General Physics I and II courses offered in Morocco share the same student learning outcomes as the corresponding courses taught at UNE’s Maine campus.  Communication between UNE’s Morocco and Maine campuses is facilitated by a dedicated T1 line, videoconference capability, and a direct toll-free telephone connection.  The successful candidate will be an employee of the University of New England and a member of the UNE Department of Chemistry and Physics, and collaboration with existing UNE faculty is expected. 

This position may be uniquely suited to new Ph.D.s or post-docs seeking to gain teaching experience and live internationally.  Alternatively, we invite applications from experienced faculty members seeking a one-year sabbatical leave from their home institutions or recently retired faculty members interested in an international experience.

To apply for this position, applicant should provide the following materials in electronic format (PDF strongly preferred):

1. Letter of application.

2. Detailed Curriculum Vitae.

3. Statement of teaching interests and philosophy (2 page maximum, please).

4. Contact information for three referees who have been asked to provide an evaluation of teaching effectiveness or potential. The letters from the referees may be sent electronically under separate cover as indicated below.

5. Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable).

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. All applications should be e-mailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If necessary, applications may also be addressed to:

Human Resources Office

University of New England

11 Hills Beach Road

Biddeford, ME 04005

We encourage interested candidates to learn more about the Tangier campus and the University of New England by viewing the following links.

http://www.une.edu/global/ed/tangier-morocco.cfm

http://www.une.edu/cas/chemistry/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xm17hsQcHSI

Visiting Assistant Lecturer

Visiting Assistant Lecturer - Organic Chemistry and General Physics

Tangier, Morocco Campus

University of New England

The University of New England invites applications for a unique faculty position at our

Tangier, Morocco campus. Primary responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate

Organic Chemistry and algebra-based General Physics, with instruction in English. This

9-month faculty appointment, at the rank of Visiting Assistant Lecturer, will begin Fall,

2014. The initial appointment will be for one academic year, with the possibility of

renewal upon mutual agreement. A minimum of Master’s degree in a relevant physical

science is required; a Ph.D. in a relevant physical science and/or teaching experience is

preferred. Duties will include teaching one section of Organic Chemistry with lab and

one section of General Physics with lab. The successful candidate will be expected to be

reasonably available to students outside of class by maintaining an appropriate number of

office hours. Other responsibilities will include laboratory preparation for organic

chemistry and physics labs. General oversight and maintenance of the laboratories, in

collaboration with the dedicated Tangier campus manager, is also expected. The standard

UNE benefits package available to full-time employees is included. Due to the unique

nature of the position, the University will provide funding for one round-trip airfare from

the United States to Tangier.

The University of New England is the only American university with a campus in

Morocco. At its Tangier campus, UNE offers a suite of lab science, humanities, and

social science courses that meet the needs of a broad range of undergraduate students.

All the courses are approved by the UNE faculty and count toward a UNE student’s

undergraduate degree requirement or as electives. The students attending UNE’s Tangier

campus are regular UNE undergraduates who are engaging in semester abroad

experience.

UNE’s Tangier campus is on the property of the American School of Tangier, a K-12

private school attended by students of all nationalities. The Tangier campus is in a

residential neighborhood across from the Spanish Consulate. Within a 15 to 20 minute

walk are Mediterranean beaches, shopping, cafes and restaurants. The city of Tangier is

a thriving cosmopolitan city at the crossroads of North Africa, southern Europe, the

Atlantic, and the Mediterranean. Tangier is a mere 45-minute ferry ride from Spain and

only a few hours from Casablanca, Fez, and Marrakesh. The campus itself boasts a state

of the art, technologically advanced academic building with modern, well-equipped

laboratory space carefully designed to provide a safe, efficient learning environment.

Small class sizes (12 students per lab section) foster hands-on instruction and facilitate

close faculty/student interactions. The campus also comprises a modern dormitory that

accommodates 50 students and includes a dining hall and student lounges.

The Organic Chemistry I and II and General Physics I and II courses offered in Morocco

share the same student learning outcomes as the corresponding courses taught at UNE’s

Maine campus. Communication between UNE’s Morocco and Maine campuses is

facilitated by a dedicated T1 line, videoconference capability, and a direct toll-free

telephone connection. The successful candidate will be an employee of the University of

New England and a member of the UNE Department of Chemistry and Physics, and

collaboration with existing UNE faculty is expected.

This position may be uniquely suited to new Ph.D.s or post-docs seeking to gain teaching

experience and live internationally. Alternatively, we invite applications from

experienced faculty members seeking a one-year sabbatical leave from their home

institutions or recently retired faculty members interested in an international experience.

To apply for this position, applicant should provide the following materials in electronic

format (PDF strongly preferred):

1. Letter of application.

2. Detailed Curriculum Vitae.

3. Statement of teaching interests and philosophy (2 page maximum, please).

4. Contact information for three referees who have been asked to provide an evaluation of

teaching effectiveness or potential. The letters from the referees may be sent

electronically under separate cover as indicated below.

5. Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable).

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

All applications should be e-mailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

If necessary, applications may also be addressed to:

Human Resources Office

University of New England

11 Hills Beach Road

Biddeford, ME 04005

We encourage interested candidates to learn more about the Tangier campus and the

University of New England by viewing the following links.

http://www.une.edu/global/ed/tangier-morocco.cfm

http://www.une.edu/cas/chemistry/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xm17hsQcHSI

 

New Mexico Military Institute New Faculty Position

The New Mexico Military Institute is accepting applications for a tenure track high school Biology/Chemistry instructor beginning August 2014. NMMI provides exceptional teaching conditions including small class sizes. Salary is dependent on education and experience. A minimum of the Master's Degree in Biology/Chemistry, or related field from an accredited institution is preferred, however, must be obtained within 5 years of employment. Experience in both high school and college instruction is preferred. A successful applicant must possess a commitment to teaching and working with students and will participate in the Assessment process. Demonstrated knowledge of current educational technology is a plus. NM teaching certification will be required within 5 years. National board certification is preferred by not required. NMMI is a state supported college environment. Military experience is not a prerequisite. Excellent benefits available dependent on education and experience. Application packets will be reviewed beginning on April 7, 2014. Send application letter, resume, transcripts, three letters of reference and a completed NMMI Employment Application Form (available at http://www.nmmi.edu/humanResources/index.htm ) to New Mexico Military Institute, HR, 101 W. College Blvd, Roswell, NM 88201. NMMI is an EOE.