Department of Chemistry Biochemistry

ASU School of Molecular Sciences Employment Opportunities

Teaching Assistant (TA)

Each semester, the School of Molecular Sciences accepts applications for part time (~10 hours per week) and full-time (~20 hours per week) undergraduate TA positions. Undergraduate TAs receive a salary of $12 per hour, while gaining valuable teaching experience in our lower-division (100 and 200-level) courses. If you have a strong academic background, have completed coursework through at least Organic Chemistry, are enrolled in at least one unit of classes at ASU, and have exceptional verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, you are encouraged to apply.

Applications are accepted yea r-round and considered 1-2 weeks before each academic semester.

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External Career and Research Opportunities

Tenure-Track Faculty posittion at University of Redland

POSITION: Open Rank, Tenure-Track
DEPARTMENT/SCHOOL: Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences
AVAILABLE: September 2016
POSTING DATE: August 7, 2015
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled (application review will begin October 16, 2015)

DESCRIPTION: The University of Redlands invites applications for a tenure track position to begin fall 2016. Teaching responsibilities will include biochemistry, organic chemistry, and general chemistry

The University of Redlands is a small, undergraduate, liberal arts university with excellent opportunities for collaboration in research and teaching. The Department of Chemistry possesses a wide variety of modern instrumentation and extensive computer facilities. More information on the University and the Chemistry Department is available at

POSITION CRITERIA: A Ph.D. and demonstrated potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching are required. The successful candidate will also develop and sustain a research program at the interface of biology and chemistry that actively integrates undergraduate students.

TO APPLY: Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and research plans; also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to

In compliance with The Americans with Disability Act, if selected for the interview process and accommodations are needed please call (909) 748-8040.

Tenure Track Faculty Position Georgia Institute of Technology
School of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Atlanta, GA 30332-0400

Information is available on this website:

THE GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, SCHOOL OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position in the development of any aspect of chemistry or biochemistry related to feedstocks from renewable and sustainable sources. Research areas of interest include, but are not limited to, functional biomaterials, catalysis, energy harvesting and storage, efficient syntheses and processes, and plant bioengineering and synthetic biology. Opportunities for significant interaction with and support from the Renewable Bioproducts Institute at Georgia Tech ( will be available. Candidates with interdisciplinary research programs may be considered for joint appointments with other campus units.

Exceptional candidates at all levels are encouraged to apply. Assistant Professor candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, description of research plans, description of teaching interests and philosophy, and arrange for the submission of three letters of recommendation. Candidates at advanced levels should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references. All materials and requests for information should be submitted electronically, as per the instructions found at:

The application deadline is October 15, 2015, with application review continuing until the position is filled. Georgia Tech is an equal education/employment opportunity institution.

University of Maryland


Tenure-track Assistant Professor

Deadline: Review of applications will begin October 1, 2015, but we will continue to accept applications until the positions are filled.

Information is available on this website:

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry of the University of Maryland invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, starting August, 2016. We seek candidates performing innovative research in organic chemistry, broadly defined. Scientists pursuing research directed toward contemporary application areas at the interface of organic chemistry with biology, materials or analytical chemistry are particularly encouraged to apply. The criteria for selection will be proven excellence and outstanding potential for scientific impact through original research and scholarship.

Successful candidates will be expected to develop vigorous externally funded research programs and to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. A key department in the College of Computer Science, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry faculty participate in major University and federally-funded Centers, and enjoy close interactions and collaborations with nearby government labs that include NIH, NRL, FDA, and NIST. The University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship campus of the University of Maryland System and is ideally situated in close proximity to Washington, D. C., Baltimore, and Marylandís 270 Technology Corridor.

Applications, consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research plan statements (3 pages per plan), statement of educational interests, and three references, must be submitted electronically to:

University of Kentucky

Assistant Professor – Biological Chemistry

Details of the position and instructions for submission of applications can be found on this website

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level with an anticipated start date of August 2016. The successful candidate should have a strong background in biochemistry and molecular biology and will have earned a Ph.D. in one of these or a closely related subject. Specific areas of interest include the control and engineering of cellular systems (e.g., in microalgae, cyanobacteria and/or bacteria) for the production of high value chemicals such as carotenoids, enhanced lipid or protein content, etc.

Candidates should have a strong academic record reflecting innovative, interdisciplinary and collaborative approaches to research. The Chemistry Department has close ties to the Center for Applied Energy Research, the Department of Biology, the College of Pharmacy, and a number of research centers focusing on the life sciences. The successful candidate will be expected to interact with relevant research groups in these units and will be expected to teach undergraduate and/or graduate level courses in biochemistry and organic chemistry.

Interested applicants should submit five documents: a letter of application (Cover Letter); a curriculum vita (Curriculum Vita); a detailed description of research plans (Specific Request 1 – please visit the website for the Center for Applied Energy Research,, and describe how you could benefit from and support the ongoing research activities at CAER); description of space and facility needs (Specific Request 2 – please describe your research space and major instrument access requirements); and a statement of teaching philosophy and teaching interests (Specific Request 3 – please list the specific courses that you would be interested in teaching as well as any new courses you would be interested in developing. A complete list of courses currently offered by the department may be viewed at Also provide the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the academic profile. This information will be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

Initial consideration of applications will begin Oct. 14, 2015. The application deadline is November 25, 2015.

Details of the position and instructions for submission of applications can be found on this website