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Lecturer – Biochemistry (AY Job #15230)
Arizona State University
School of Molecular Sciences
The School of Molecular Sciences (SMS) at Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for a full-time, nine month Lecturer position with an anticipated start date of August 2020. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure eligible position, renewable on an academic year basis (Aug 16 – May 15), contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, and the needs of the university. The successful candidate will primarily be responsible for teaching at the undergraduate level in biochemistry, but may also be asked to contribute to teaching in the general chemistry or organic chemistry programs, depending upon prior experience. Courses may include those in both in-person and online format. In addition to teaching, responsibilities will include supervising teaching assistants and junior faculty, undertaking unit, college, and university-level service, and developing course materials and future program plans in conjunction with other faculty and staff.
The School of Molecular Sciences (formerly the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry) at Arizona State University is an organization of more than 55 faculty members, 100 staff, and 1400 graduate and undergraduate students who work at the forefront of science and technology innovation and education. It influences and impacts broad university-wide initiatives in fundamental science, health, sustainability, energy, food-water-climate, security, materials, manufacturing, space exploration and other endeavors of advanced technology.
The School of Molecular Sciences has a strong relationship with the School of Earth and Space Exploration. For more information about SESE, please visit https://sese.asu.edu/. For more information on The Center for Materials of the Universe, please visit https://materials.asu.edu/materials-universe.
ASU is located on four campuses and two research parks within the Phoenix metropolitan area and is one of the largest universities in the U.S. The School is located on the Tempe campus. ASU is ranked within the top 100 research universities in the world, consistently being recognized as the most innovative university in the country. It is home to the Biodesign Institute (https://biodesign.asu.edu/ ) and the Global Institute of Sustainability (https://sustainability.asu.edu/ ), both of which have strong representation from SMS faculty. Diversity is a key component of excellence at ASU, and the School of Molecular Sciences supports the value of diversity among faculty, staff, and students.
Arizona State University is a research-intensive university with outstanding research facilities and infrastructure support. Recently ranked #1 as the nation’s most innovative school, the university’s location within the large and fast-growing Phoenix region provides a rich context for applied research and community engagement around issues of molecular sciences. We invite you to learn more about the School of Molecular Sciences and Arizona State University by visiting https://sms.asu.edu and https://newamericanuniversity.asu.edu/. Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by viewing https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty.
To apply, visit: http://apply.interfolio.com/71752
Materials that you will be required to submit are:
Initial deadline for review of complete applications is January 12th 2020. If not filled, applications will continue to be reviewed weekly thereafter until the search is closed.
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.
A background check is required for employment.
ASU is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Further information on ASU’s policies can be found at https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and its complete non-discrimination statement at https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.
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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 $12.50 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.
Student Worker IV
The School of Molecular Sciences is looking for a Communication Assistant to assist the School’s Marketing and Communications team. Duties include making/editing marketing videos, writing student profile stories, managing and updating the School’s social media sites, helping to generate other marketing materials such as brochures and PowerPoint presentations.
Student Recruitment Type
Student Hire Hourly
School of Molecular Sciences
Scope of Search
Grant Funded Position
This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.
$15.00 per hour
Updating and maintaining social media outlets.
Writing new stories.
Creating Powerpoint slides.
This classification is limited to teaching/research aide type work or those positions requiring highly specialized skills and/or technical knowledge.
Experience using video/photo editing software (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro..etc).
Experience in Social Media Management, design, content creation, or branding experience.
Experience in writing news stories.
Experience using Powerpoint to create presentations.
Good interpersonal and communication skills.
The School of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions in all areas, with opportunities for joint appointments in other departments of science and engineering to facilitate interdisciplinary research and scholarship. Applicants will be considered at all ranks; one of the two positions is a chaired professorship for highly accomplished mid-career scientists at the associate or full professor level. Candidates are expected to demonstrate an exceptional commitment to the teaching and mentoring of students.
All materials and requests for information should be submitted electronically, as per the instructions found at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13902
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Government Sponsored Summer Research Opportunities
The National Institutes of Health sponsors a Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research. These programs allow students to work on cutting-edge research projects and gain exposure to emerging techniques in biochemistry, molecular biology and chemical analysis. Applicants must be Lawful Permanent Residents or citizens of the United States.
Another type of internship is a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)sponsored by the National Science Foundation. REUs are held at various academic institutions throughout the United States. Students work with university faculty members on projects in a variety of topics related to chemistry and biochemistry. Applicants must be Lawful Permanent Residents or citizens of the United States.
The US Department of Energy also funds Science Undergraduate Internships (SULI) at a number of national laboratories across the United States. The program seeks to encourage undergraduates and recent graduates to pursue STEM careers by providing research experiences at Department of Energy laboratories. The focus of the research varies depending on the location of the laboratory. Summer internships are 10 weeks long. Fall and spring internships are also available. Applicants must be Lawful Permanent Residents or citizens of the United States.
NASA Internships provide the opportunity for students to work with career scientists in mentor-directed, degree-related projects. Summer internships are 10 weeks long. Fall and spring internships are also available. Applicants must be US citizens.
The opportunities listed above are just a few of the many experiential programs sponsored by the United States government for undergraduates pursuing degrees in science. A complete listing of research opportunities can be found on the Gateway to Federal Opportunities for Undergraduate Students. Check it out!