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  • Visiting Assistant Professor in Chemistry, Whitworth University
  • Laboratory Instructor in Chemistry and Biochemistry, Smith College
  • Assistant Professor of Chemistry in Viticulture & Enology, University of California, Davis
  • Postdoctoral Fellow and Lecturer in Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Smith College: Under the supervision of Prof. Kate Queeney, this postdoctoral fellowship offers a combined teaching and research position at a selective liberal arts college. The successful candidate will conduct independent research with the focus aligned to Prof. Queeney’s research program in surface chemistry and collaborate with polymer chemist Prof. Maren Buck. 
  • CHEM 163 Instructor (part-time), Seattle Central College: An instructor position for CHEM 163 is open for Summer Quarter 2024 (June 24-August 16, 2024). CHEM 163 is the third course of a three course general chemistry series for STEM students. The course covers non-bonding interactions, solution thermodynamics and properties, d-block metal chemistry, and nuclear chemistry. The lab consists of multiweek synthetic experiments that focus on quantitative metrics and qualitative observations. The course is in-person, MW from 5:30-8:30 pm with lab on Th from 5:30-8:30 pm. Submit an application to the Chemistry Part-Time Faculty Pool position found at Click on the view all open positions link and enter the search term: chemistry. Those interested should also contact Doug Wick after submission of the application.
  • Biochemistry Lecturer (full-time, AY 2024-24), Central Washington University: Teaching responsibilities will primarily be in biochemistry, introductory and general chemistry. Required qualifications: Master’s Degree in biochemistry or related field; applicants must possess superior teaching abilities; experience and demonstrated commitment to diversity. Preferred qualifications: PhD in biochemistry or related field; university-level teaching experience; experience working with a diverse student population. Salary: $41,490 - $51,930, based on a full-time nine-month appointment. Non-Tenure Track, 9-month Appointment. Additional summer teaching may be available. Please apply online at (Job ID 6051). Screening date is Monday, March 4.
  • Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Computational Chemistry, Hofstra University
  • Data Scientist, eScience Institute, University of Washington (remote/hybrid)
  • The Biological Mechanisms of Healthy Aging T32 training grant at the University of Washington has multiple post-doc openings coming up over the next year:
    Applications due January 1, 2024 for an appointment beginning 7/16/24.
    Link to application process.
  • National Cancer Institute Postdoc Opportunities in Technology Transfer: The mission of the DHHS/NIH/NCI Technology Transfer Center (TTC) is to facilitate partnerships between external organizations and the research laboratories of the NCI and nine other NIH institutes and centers. TTC fellowships provide an opportunity to apply a science, legal, or business background to a career in technology transfer, and/or create a new competency. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and positions are filled as they become available.
  • Employment in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Washington

National Labs / Government

  • Fellow, Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E)ARPA-E is an agency within the Department of Energy that funds high-risk, high-impact energy technologies. We are looking for creative early-career scientists and engineers to help direct the future of American energy innovation. The ARPA-E Fellowship is a prestigious, two-year, full-time, paid federal position in Washington, D.C. The position is open to current U.S. citizens who have received a STEM Ph.D. within the last five years or plan to defend within the next one year. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
  • Chemist 4 - DOH7446, Washington State Department of Health Newborn Screening Lab: The Chemist 4 will serve as the Designated Specialist for Newborn Screening (NBS) Method Development and Associated Accreditation Requirements (College of American Pathologists).

Industry / NGO

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