Employment Opportunities

Postdocs

Postdoc (MoTU)

Navrotsky Eyring Center for Materials of the Universe (MotU)

The Navrotsky Eyring Center for Materials of the Universe in the School of Molecular Sciences (SMS) at Arizona State University invites applications for a Postdoctoral position for the Navrotsky Eyring Center for Materials of the Universe. The Postdoctoral position will be working in a highly interdisciplinary and collaborative environment. Working in Alexandra Navrotsky’ s research group at ASU to study, using calorimetry and other experimental techniques, the thermodynamic properties of materials relevant to materials science, geochemistry, and planetary science.

Arizona State University, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and the School of Molecular Sciences value cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strive to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

To apply, compile all materials into a combined pdf document, and email to alexnav@asu.edu.

Materials that you will need to compile and combine into a single pdf document:

  1. Cover letter Curriculum
  2. Vitae: Comprehensive curriculum vitae that includes a complete record of publications, patents, and other meaningful demonstrations of impact on the field.
  3. Statement of Research Interests Diversity Statement: A statement addressing how past or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion will advance
  4. ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence (single space, max 2 pages, excluding references).
  5. References: Contact information for three references that may be requested at a later stage of the application and interview process.

Applications will be considered as received until filled.

A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html

https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

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Postdoc (Coral Biochemistry)

Postdoctoral Research Scholar (Coral Biochemistry)

The Marine Biochem Research Laboratory (Dr. Liza M. Roger, Assistant Professor) invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scholar to pursue projects related to Coral Biochemistry, specifically how reef-building corals sense and response to environmental change at the molecular level (e.g. oxidative stress, lipid peroxidation). Research focus is on developing fundamental understanding to generate potential treatments that can be deployed in the field.

Initial appointment is made on a fiscal year (12-month), full-time, appointment for one year with subsequent annual renewal based upon satisfactory performance and availability of resources. This position is a benefits-eligible appointment with no tenure implications. Anticipated start date is between January - April 2023.

Candidates will be expected to adhere to laboratory culture (justice, equity, diversity and inclusion) and laboratory safety, marine aquaria husbandry, conduct research and experiments (in the lab and in the field) related to current grant funding, data analysis and reporting (presentations, protocols and peer-reviewed publications), contribute to grant writing and project idea development, and contribute to the supervision of undergraduate and graduate students.

Qualifications

  • Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Marine Biology, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering or related areas.
  • Candidates with cross training are greatly encouraged to apply.
  • No more than five years of previous postdoctoral experience, nor have been employed previously as an assistant professor, associate professor or professor on the tenure track.
  • Non-US citizens should be eligible for a J-1 Scholar visa for the duration of the fellowship.

For additional information and policies regarding postdoctoral scholars at ASU, please see http://provost.asu.edu/postdoc

To Apply:

Submit the following materials to Liza.Roger@asu.edu

  1. Curriculum vitae
  2. Cover letter outlining research experience, professional trajectory, and fit for the position
  3. Names and contact information for three references
  4. Diversity statement: Statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence.
  5. Any relevant publications (do not include entire thesis/book chapters etc)

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines.

ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and it welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe. At ASU, our belief that a solution can be created for every problem is why we’ve been ranked No. 1 in the US for innovation, and why we repeatedly rank No. 1 in areas that matter such as sustainability and global impact.

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community. Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by visiting https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty.

Equal employment opportunity statement

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html

https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

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Background check is required for employment.

Postdoc (Material Chemistry)

Postdoctoral Research Scholar (Material Chemistry)

The NanoGeoBio Laboratory in the School of Molecular Sciences, Arizona State University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scholar to pursue projects on metal sulfide systems, including their formation pathways, crystal structure, and resultant physicochemical properties. Research focus is on developing various methods (TEM, PFD, and EXAFS) to characterize/measure metal sulfide atomic structures (especially for the amorphous and poorly crystalline phases) and identifying relationships between the structure with energetics at different levels.

Initial appointment will be made for a fiscal year (12-month), full-time, with subsequent annual renewal based upon satisfactory performance and availability of resources. The position is currently open, which means the selected candidate can choose to start immediately. The anticipated start date is no later than Feb 2023.

The hired candidate is expected to adhere to laboratory culture and safety, conduct research and experiments independently, communicate scientific findings clearly (presentations, protocol, and manuscripts), and contribute to the supervision of undergraduate and graduate students.

Qualifications

• Candidates must have a Ph.D. in mineralogy/geochemistry, materials science, chemistry or related fields.
• Candidates with multidisciplinary backgrounds are greatly encouraged to apply.
• Candidates with prior experience with any of the following techniques, e.g., TEM EELS, EXAF, PDF, UV-vis-NIR spectroscopy, voltammetry are preferred.

For additional information and policies regarding postdoctoral scholars at Arizona State University, please see http://provost.asu.edu/postdoc

To Apply:

Submit the following materials to Jie.Xu.Gail@asu.edu

1. Curriculum vitae
2. A brief cover letter outlining research interest, training, and career goals
3. Names and contact information for two references

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines.

ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and it welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe. At ASU, our belief that a solution can be created for every problem is why we’ve been ranked No. 1 in the US for innovation, and why we repeatedly rank No. 1 in areas that matter such as sustainability and global impact.

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community. Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by visiting https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty.

Equal employment opportunity statement

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html

https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965- 3456.

COVID-19 Vaccination - Arizona State University is a federal contractor and subject to federal regulations which may require you to produce a record of a COVID-19 vaccination. For questions about medical or religious accommodations, please visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s webpage

Background check is required for employment.

Postdoc (Geomicrobiology)

Postdoctoral Research Scholar (Geomicrobiology)

The NanoGeoBio Laboratory in the School of Molecular Sciences, Arizona State University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scholar to pursue projects on anoxygenic photosynthetic bacteria. Research focus is on the electron transport pathways of two different strains of purple sulfur bacteria when utilizing solid-phase substrate for growth.

Initial appointment will be made for a fiscal year (12-month), full-time, with subsequent annual renewal based upon satisfactory performance and availability of resources. The position is currently open, which means the selected candidate can choose to start immediately. The anticipated start date is no later than March 2023.

The hired candidate is expected to adhere to laboratory culture and safety, conduct research and experiments independently, communicate scientific findings clearly (presentations, protocol, and manuscripts), and contribute to the supervision of undergraduate and graduate students.

Qualifications

• Candidates must have a Ph.D. in microbiology (geomicrobiology/environmental microbiology), biochemistry, biology, chemistry or related fields.
• Candidates with multidisciplinary backgrounds are greatly encouraged to apply.
• Candidates with prior experience in any of the following techniques, i.e., bacterial cell cultivation, genomic sequencing, bioinformatics analysis, (RT-)PCR, fluorescence probing or cryo-TEM, are preferred.

For additional information and policies regarding postdoctoral scholars at Arizona State University, please see http://provost.asu.edu/postdoc

To Apply:

Submit the following materials to Jie.Xu.Gail@asu.edu

1. Curriculum vitae
2. A brief cover letter outlining research interest, training, and career goals
3. Names and contact information for two references

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines.

ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and it welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe. At ASU, our belief that a solution can be created for every problem is why we’ve been ranked No. 1 in the US for innovation, and why we repeatedly rank No. 1 in areas that matter such as sustainability and global impact.

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community. Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by visiting https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty.

Equal employment opportunity statement

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html

https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965- 3456.

COVID-19 Vaccination - Arizona State University is a federal contractor and subject to federal regulations which may require you to produce a record of a COVID-19 vaccination. For questions about medical or religious accommodations, please visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s webpage

Background check is required for employment.

Postdoc (Computational Structural Biology)

Postdoctoral Research Scholar (Computational Structural Biology)

School of Molecular Sciences/College of Health Solutions, ASU

The Structural Biology group of Dr. Judith Klein-Seetharaman (https://isearch.asu.edu/profile/3955172) invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scholar in the area of computational structural biology with a special focus on protein-lipid and lipid-lipid interactions. The Postdoc will be working in a highly interdisciplinary and collaborative environment, and will take a leadership role in developing computational models of the effects of oxidative damage of lipids including truncation on lipid droplet, lipid bilayer and lipid-protein interactions. In addition the Postdoc will assist an NSF-, NIH-, foundation- and pharmaceutical industry-funded international team, will be exposed to many research topics associated with structure, function, dynamics and interactions of biomolecules, and will have the opportunity to start new projects. This is a great opportunity to collaborate with experimentalists inside and outside of the Klein-Seetharaman lab, providing an opportunity to increase the impact of computational predictions through experimental validation.

Priority will be given to candidates with experience working with molecular dynamics simulations, lipid structure, coarse grained modeling and analysis of computational results in the context of experimental data as demonstrated through publications and references.

The initial appointment is made on a fiscal year (12-month), full-time basis with subsequent annual renewal contingent upon satisfactory performance and availability of resources. This position is a benefits-eligible appointment with no tenure implications. Anticipated start date is after November 2022. Applications are reviewed upon receipt until the position is filled.

Candidate expected duties will include: scientific excellence, project management, meeting coordination and leadership, research design and implementation, data analyses, report/manuscript preparation, training and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students, identifying, coordinating, and leading the writing of research proposals and seeking future funding, efficient communication with outside collaborators, and coordinating among team members.

Qualifications

  • Minimum Qualifications:
    • Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Physics or Allied and/or Interdisciplinary discipline
    • Hands-on experience with molecular dynamics simulations
    • Proficient in biomolecular structure analysis and visualization
    • Fluent in at least one computer programming language
  • Desired Qualifications:
    • Interest in oxidative damage to biological systems
    • Prior computational or experimental work with lipids
    • Hands-on experience with modeling lipid droplet and/or lipid bilayer structure and dynamics
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Hands on experience with large datasets and data analysis and integration
    • Experience with mentoring graduate and undergraduate students
    • Experience in project management, team leadership, and effective communications

For additional information and policies regarding postdoctoral scholars at Arizona State University, please see http://provost.asu.edu/postdoc

To Apply:

Submit the following materials in a combined pdf file with the subject line “Postdoc Application” to: Judith.Klein-Seetharaman@asu.edu

1. Curriculum vitae
2. Cover letter: Outline research experience, professional trajectory, and fit for the position
3. References: Names and contact information for three references
4. Diversity Statement: Statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence.

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines.

ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and it welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe. At ASU, our belief that a solution can be created for every problem is why we’ve been ranked No. 1 in the US for innovation, and why we repeatedly rank No. 1 in areas that matter such as sustainability and global impact.

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community. Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by visiting https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty.

Equal employment opportunity statement

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html

https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965- 3456.

COVID-19 Vaccination - Arizona State University is a federal contractor and subject to federal regulations which may require you to produce a record of a COVID-19 vaccination. For questions about medical or religious accommodations, please visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s webpage

Background check is required for employment.

Instructor

Arizona State University
Instructor

The School of Molecular Sciences invites outstanding Instructors to contact us about potential opportunities in our General Chemistry Program this year. These Instructors lead Introductory and General Chemistry laboratory sections, facilitate active learning recitations, assist in developing new collaborative learning activities, and participate in the training and supervision of graduate and undergraduate teaching assistants. If you are passionate about teaching chemistry and want to join an experienced team that shares your passion, we want to hear from you.

The Instructor position is a benefits-eligible, non-tenure-track academic year appointment ($60,000 for 9-months), renewable annually contingent upon performance and the needs of the university. Opportunities for summer funding may also be available.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Chemistry or related field
  • One year of teaching or teaching assistant experience at the university level
  • Effective teaching ability as evidenced by peer and/or student reviews
  • Strong organizational and communication skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • Prior teaching experience in General and/or Introductory Chemistry
  • Experience with curriculum development
  • Experience with non-traditional models of instruction (i.e. collaborative learning and flipped classrooms)
  • Multimedia presentation skills and aptitude for emerging technologies in content delivery
  • Experience working with diverse student populations
  • Supervisory/peer mentoring experience

To express interest, please submit the following application materials as a single pdf file to Dr. Ron Briggs, at ronbriggs@asu.edu:

  • Cover letter briefly indicating your relevant qualifications
  • Curriculum vitae • 1-2 page statement of teaching philosophy
  • Copies of evaluations and/or course materials indicative of your prior teaching experience

Application materials are accepted year-round, but should be submitted in advance of the academic year (by early August) for full consideration.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. (See https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.)

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

COVID-19 Vaccination - Arizona State University is a federal contractor and subject to federal regulations which may require you to produce a record of a COVID-19 vaccination. For questions about medical or religious accommodations, please visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s webpage.

TA

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 $15.00 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 year-round and considered 1-2 weeks before each academic semester.

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