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Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry JOB# 12092
School of Molecular Sciences
Arizona State University

The School of Molecular Sciences (SMS; https://sms.asu.edu/) at Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of chemistry and biochemistry with an anticipated start date of August 2018. Candidates working in all areas of molecular sciences are invited to apply, including chemistry, biochemistry, physics and engineering of molecules and materials.

Job Duties: The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous externally-funded research program at ASU with significant national and international recognition, teach and mentor effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and participate in professional and university service.

Minimum Qualifications:

    •    Doctorate in a field of science or engineering relevant to the chemistry, biochemistry, physics, or engineering of molecules and/or materials by time of appointment
    •    Demonstrated potential to establish a vigorous, externally-funded research program with national and international impact
    •    A strong record of research accomplishments
    •    A commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring

Desired Qualifications:

    •    A strong potential for success in serving the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities
    •    Expertise in the areas of chemistry or biochemistry
    •    A strong interest in interdisciplinary research
    •    Evidence of a successful postdoctoral experience

To apply, please COMBINE all materials listed below into ONE pdf file email to Christiana Robinette  at Christiana.Robinette@asu.edu (1) a cover letter, (2) a comprehensive curriculum vitae that includes a complete record of publications, patents and other meaningful demonstrations of impact in the field, and (3) a succinct outline of future research.  (Contact information for at least three references may be requested at a later stage of the application and interview process.)

The initial deadline for review of complete applications is Monday, October 23rd, 2017. If not filled, applications will continue to be reviewed weekly thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment.

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.

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, as well as, 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 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. ASU’s full non-discrimination statement (ACD 401) is located on the ASU website at: https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html  https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/   

Please direct questions about the position to Christiana Robinette  at Christiana.Robinette@asu.edu

To apply, please COMBINE all required materials into ONE pdf file.

email to: 

Christiana Robinette  at Christiana.Robinette@asu.edu


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.


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.



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