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Instructor – Organic Chemistry (AY Job #12404)

Arizona State University
School of Molecular Sciences

The School of Molecular Sciences (SMS) is accepting applications for a full-time organic chemistry instructor with an anticipated start date August 2018. This is an academic year, benefits-eligible, non-tenure eligible position. The successful candidate will develop curriculum for and teach organic chemistry laboratory courses. The candidate may also assist in coordinating teaching assistant assignments and training teaching assistants for the organic chemistry program.

 Minimum Qualifications:

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

Desired Qualifications:

  • PhD in chemistry or related field
  • Prior teaching experience in organic chemistry laboratory courses
  • Experience with curriculum development
  • Experience working with diverse student populations
  • Multimedia presentation skills and aptitude for emerging technologies in content delivery

 To apply, please compile all materials listed below into a single pdf document, and email to Jennifer.boyd3@asu.edu. Insert “Instructor Organic Chemistry” into the subject line.

  1. Cover letter (explain professional experience, interest in, and fit with the position)
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. 1-2 page statement of teaching philosophy
  4. Three professional references (names and email addresses)
  5. Copies of evaluations and/or course materials representative of your previous teaching experience

Initial deadline for accepting applications is July 8th 2018. If not filled, reviews will continue every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment.

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/.

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/.


General Chemistry Instructors

Arizona State University 

The School of Molecular Sciences invites outstanding Instructors to contact us about potential opportunities in our General Chemistry Program this year. 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 ($45,000 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

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 be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis protected by the law. https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.htmlhttp://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.




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.

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General Chemistry Stockroom Student Employee


The general chemistry stockroom student employee assists the Laboratory Coordinator, Sr. and Assistant Lab Coordinator in the preparation of general chemistry lab investigations, cleaning, supply and chemical restocking of the general chemistry stockroom.


  • Assists in issuing equipment (LabQuests, PPE, etc.) to students and teaching assistants for use in general chemistry teaching labs
  • Organizes supplies, materials or equipment to set up CHM 101, 111, 112, 113,114 and 116 chemistry laboratory experiments
  • Preparation of stock chemical solutions and investigation materials for the general chemistry teaching labs
  • Operates laboratory and experiment equipment (e.g., LabQuests equipment and probes, centrifuges, analytical balances, spectrometers); conducts minor repairs or tests
  • Cleans glassware and other laboratory equipment or materials using appropriate standards.  Keeps all stockroom and prep areas clean
  • Collects hazardous waste and tags for disposal following ASU defined hazardous waste disposal procedures


University minimum qualifications provided by HR 

Completion of general chemistry courses: CHM 101 or CHM 113/116 or CHM 111/112 or CHM 114, or equivalent

Knowledge of general lab safety rules and regulations


Completion of one or more semesters of organic chemistry courses: CHM 233/334 and/or CHM 333/334, or equivalent

Knowledge and experience in the preparation of chemicals solutions and reagents in accordance with established procedures used in CHM 101,108,113,114 and 116 laboratory experiments

Experience using LabQuests equipment and probes, centrifuges, analytical balances, spectrometers

Recent completion of ASU Lab safety training and Fire safety training.

How To Apply:

1. Download and fill out the application form (pdf). PDF icon click here to download.

2. Submit the completed form to : Michelle Kern, Laboratory Coordinator, Sr. by email to:  Michelle.Kern@asu.edu or drop off the form at General Chemistry Stockroom, PSG-106.


HEATHTELL internship 

Position Specification

Position: Pilot Operations – operations intern

Number of Openings: 2

Position Type: Summer Intern

Location: Chandler, AZ

About HealthTell: http://www.healthtell.com/

HealthTell, Inc is a well-funded, venture-backed start-up developing a breakthrough technology platform that provides valuable insights into drug development, disease, and wellness.  As a core component of our platform, proprietary peptide microarrays are massively diverse chemical libraries used for diagnostic and therapeutic applications. Our Immunosignaturing™ applications enable a dynamic assessment of a patient’s immune repertoire and we have demonstrated clinical feasibility in diagnostic applications for infectious disease, cancer, and autoimmune diseases.  Our rational discovery application provides high resolution of protein interactions to aid in the development of therapeutic antibodies.

HealthTell is an equal opportunity employer.

Position Description

We are looking for a highly skilled, motivated individual to join Array Production team for an internship. This team is primarily responsible for array production and assists with process development, and continuous improvement of our peptide array process. This typically involves complex design parameters, small run sizes and rapid turn-around times.  This position reports to the Manager, Pilot


  • Support the production of peptide arrays by formulating materials in powder and liquid form
  • Perform fabrication processes, including photolithographic alignment, chemical processing, chemical vapor deposition, and thorough documentation
  • Assist in improving and writing standard procedures
  • Assist in laboratory operations (clean-up, inventory, organization, ordering)
  • Assist in the analysis and quality control of fabricated materials
  • Assist in the delivery or pick-up of materials from vendors, customers or partners

Required - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to reproducibly pipet with manual systems – eg pipetman.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to follow detailed instructions and perform precise measurements involving standard procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to be adaptive in a dynamic environment while maintaining rigor in standard procedures.
  • Self-motivated; able to work independently on multiple assignments
  • High degree of initiative and motivation
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time to perform the fabrication process.
  • Must be comfortable wearing clean room garments to perform duties
  • Flexibility to work nights and weekends required, typical shift is 10 to 12 h a day, 3 to 4 days a week  starting at 12PM Monday- Thursday.
  • Ability to lift 25lbs
  • General understanding of chemical principles and safety associated with silicon wafer cleaning, processing, and peptide synthesis preferred.

Required – Education and Experience:

  • 3+ years of coursework related to a BS degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related field.

 Please forward resume and transcript to:

Terrence O’Neil
Operations Manager




Biologics Formulation Scientist Position at Eli Lilly & Company

Eli Lilly & Company is a global pharmaceutical company headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Lilly is a global healthcare leader that unites caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. They are a Fortune 500 company, determined to bring life-changing medicines to those who need them and give back to communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. To learn more about Lilly, please visit http://bit.ly/lillycareer.

Pharmaceutical Scientist - Full Time (40340BR)

Eli Lilly & Company currently has a full-time, entry-level employment opportunity available for a biologics formulation scientist. They are looking to fill this position with a soon-to-be or recent (preceding two years) BS or MS graduate. 


The Bioproduct Research and Development organization strives to deliver creative medicines to patients through the development and commercialization of insulins, monoclonal antibodies, novel therapeutic proteins, and peptides. This organization is a multidisciplinary group that works collaboratively with our discovery and manufacturing colleagues. Located in Indianapolis, scientists have full access to our scientific excellence and engineering capabilities.

Are you looking for a role working with top scientists using groundbreaking, state of the art technology? Are you looking to grow your career as a Formulations Scientist for biotherapeutics? Are you looking to work for a company consistently recognized for the diversity of its workforce? If the answer is yes, then this could be the right role for you!

Basic Qualifications

BS/MS in pharmaceutical sciences, biochemistry, chemistry, or related field
Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position

Apply by: May 20, 2018

Application link: https://xjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?PageType=JobDetails&partnerid=25428&siteid=5647&areq=40340BR#jobDetails=2103366_5647


Chemist Position At ANALYZE Inc.

In its 31st year of operation, ANALYZE is a custom chemical technology company with organic, polymer and analytical chemists who enjoy materials analysis/industrial problem solving and manufacture of specialty chemical products.

You can learn more about us at our website: www.analyzeinc.com

Material Characterization Laboratory Chemist

ANALYZE is seeking a hands-on M.S./Ph.D. organic/bio-organic/polymer chemist with 0-2 years industrial experience in organic and polymeric materials characterization.

A passion for experimental chemistry, strong instrumentation skills (GCMS, LCMS, FTIR, DSC, TGA, TMA, maintenance, methods development and optimization, custom projects), a flair for problem solving, a desire to help others be successful, good verbal/written English communication skills and B or better grades in undergraduate/graduate science courses are required for this position in our Consulting Services Group. Individuals with hands-on experience using LC-UV-MS methodology; especially Agilent TOF-MS/QTOF-MS instrumentation and Mass Hunter/Mass Profiler software will be most welcome.

Our preference will be for candidates located in Arizona.

Our salary offer will be competitive depending upon experience plus 100% paid medical insurance for the employee, 10 paid company holidays/year, 14 paid days of discretionary time/year and a 401(k) savings program. We will invest in the training of the successful candidate.

Please send resume and college transcripts to hdelahanty@analyzeinc.com.