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Assistant Professorship

Washington University in St. Louis

Chemistry – Assistant Professorship. The Department of Chemistry at Washington University in St. Louis seeks to make a faculty appointment in biochemistry to begin in the fall of 2017. The position is at the assistant-professor level. The duties of the position include conducting research, publishing research results in peer-reviewed journals, applying successfully for extramural research grants, teaching assigned courses, including introductory biochemistry, advising students, performing assigned committee work, and participating in appropriate university service. The development and maintenance of an outstanding research program and excellence in the teaching of core chemistry courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels are required. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in the field of chemistry, biochemistry, or a closely related field at the time of appointment.

Applications should consist of a curriculum vitae, one or more concise research proposals, and a brief summary of research accomplishments (one-page limit). These documents are to be submitted in electronic form as PDF (portable document format) files to chemsearch@wustl.edu with the following in the subject line: “Biochemistry Position.” Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to chemsearch@wustl.edu, with signed originals sent to:

Chemistry Faculty Search Committee

Department of Chemistry, Washington University

One Brookings Drive, Campus Box 1134

St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

[FAX no. (314) 935-4481]

Completed applications for the position must be received by 01 October 2016 to ensure inclusion in the initial review. However, applications received later will also be considered until the search is concluded.

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. Individuals from under-represented groups and women are especially encouraged to apply.

 


Analytical Chemist

Akorn Pharmaceuticals

Title: Analytical Chemist

Location: Somerset, NJ 08873

Company: Akorn Pharmaceuticals

Start Date: ASAP

MUST HAVES:

  • Bachelor of Science degree preferably in chemistry
  • cGMP/Pharma background with wet and instrumental chemistry
  • Raw Materials, In-process, Finished products experience
  • At least 3 years’ experience with continuous employment.
  • Good documentation skills and computer skill are plus.

Bonus: Candidate will be conducting method validations (writing/executing protocols) , change controls, investigations.

For more information, please contact Kevin Hough at Kevin.Hough@insightglobal.net

 


 

 


Organic Chemist I

Spectraforce Technologies

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in chemistry with experience in organic sythesis including synthetic methodology, catalysis, and / or total synthesis is prefered along with a proven track record of solving complex problems.

Responsibilities: #### is currently seeking exceptional chemists for positions within the Process Chemistry Department located at our Rahway, NJ site. A successful candidate will be joining a group of innovative scientists focused on the design and development of synthetic routes for drug candidates. A Ph.D. in chemistry with experience in organic sythesis including synthetic methodology, catalysis, and / or total synthesis is prefered along with a proven track record of solving complex problems. Candidates must possess strong written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

If you are interested in the opportunity, please forward an updated soft copy of your resume including the best time to reach you to pankaj.dhawan@spectraforce.com

 


Assistant/Associate Professor

UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO

DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY

Position Description. Assistant or Associate Professor (TT/T), nine-month appointment. The successful candidate will instruct undergraduate and graduate level courses in chemical education, general chemistry, and courses in the candidate’s area of expertise, if different from chemical education. The successful candidate will provide strong service to the department, college and university. In addition, the successful candidate will also be expected to develop a strong nationally recognized externally funded research program in chemical education involving strong mentoring of both undergraduate and graduate students. Candidates hired at the rank of Associate Professor will take on a leadership role in the Chemical Education program within the Department and assist with implementation of new pedagogy and curriculum changes that support a strong nationally recognized program in Chemical Education.

Qualifications. This position requires an earned doctorate in chemical education or a closely related field. Degree must be completed before August 15, 2016.

Preferred Qualifications. Preference will be given to applicants with postdoctoral experience in chemical education. For appointment at the rank of Associate Professor, at least 5 years experience at the rank of Assistant Professor, or equivalent, with an existing, strong research program.

Salary and Benefits. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits available include health, life, and dental insurance, as well as a selection of several defined contribution retirement programs. Dependents and Spouses of UNC Employees who are employed as 0.5 FTE or above are entitled to and eligible for Dependent Tuition Grants. These tuition grants will cover in-state tuition charges. Further requirements may exist. Other benefits may be available based on position. Opportunities for summer instruction may be available.

Start Date. The first day of faculty contracts for AY 2016 will be August 15, 2016.

Application Materials, Contact, and Application Deadline. Screening of applications will begin on November 30, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested persons should apply online at https://careers.unco.edu and select “View/Apply for Faculty Positions” then choose “Assistant/Associate Professor – Chemistry and Biochemistry”. Application documents to be submitted online are a letter of application/cover letter, a curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, statement of research plans, and unofficial or official copies of graduate and undergraduate school transcripts. In addition to the materials submitted online, the candidate must provide the names of three references who will be contacted to electronically submit their letter of recommendation. Recommenders may choose to submit their letters under separate cover to: chemistry@unco.edu or via mail to: Chair, Chemical Education Search Committee, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Northern Colorado, Campus Box 98, 501 20th Street, Greeley, CO 80639.


General Chemistry Coordinator

UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO

DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY

Position Description. General Chemistry Coordinator, Lecturer rank (term renewable), nine-month appointment. The successful candidate will instruct courses in general chemistry and in the candidate’s area of expertise. In addition to coordinating the general chemistry lecture and laboratory program for the Department, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in service at the department, college, and university levels that includes research on teaching and learning within the Department’s general chemistry curriculum.

Qualifications. This position requires a minimum of an earned master’s degree in chemistry, chemical education or a closely related field. Degree must be completed before August 15, 2016.

Preferred Qualifications. Preference will be given to applicants with previous college-level chemistry teaching and experience in curriculum development and implementation.

Salary and Benefits. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits available include health, life, and dental insurance, as well as a selection of several defined contribution retirement programs. Dependents and Spouses of UNC Employees who are employed as 0.5 FTE or above are entitled to and eligible for Dependent Tuition Grants. These tuition grants will cover in-state tuition charges. Further requirements may exist. Other benefits may be available based on position. Opportunities for summer instruction may be available.

Start Date. The first day of faculty contracts for AY 2016 will be August 15, 2016.

Application Materials, Contact, and Application Deadline. Screening of applications will begin on November 30, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested persons should apply online at https://careers.unco.edu and select “View/Apply for Faculty Positions” then choose “General Chemistry Coordinator”. Application documents to be submitted online are a letter of application/cover .


Synthetic Organic Chemists, Celgene

The department of Drug Substance Development at Celgene is hiring synthetic organic chemists, at all the levels of scientist I, II, senior, principle scientist. If you are a qualified student who is looking for a job in the pharmaceutical industry, please contact Weihong Zhang at wzhang@celgene.com.


East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students | NSF - National Science Foundation

The National Science Foundation (NSF) East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI) Fellowship Program provides U.S. graduate students in science and engineering with an opportunity to spend 8 weeks (10 weeks for Japan) during the summer conducting research at one of the seven host locations in East Asia and Pacific: Australia, China, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore, and Taiwan. The program is a collaboration between NSF and counterpart agencies in each host location.

EAPSI is open to graduate students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and are enrolled in a research-oriented Masters or Ph.D. program in science or engineering. Applicants must propose a research project in a field of science, engineering or STEM education supported by NSF, including Engineering; Computer and Information Science and Engineering; Mathematical and Physical Sciences (Mathematics, Physics, Astronomy, Chemistry, Materials Science); Biological Sciences; Geosciences; Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences; Education (STEM); and Multidisciplinary Research in these fields. Applicants identify and contact host researchers on their own, prior to submitting their EAPSI proposal; lists of prospective host institutions are available at the end of each Handbook.

NSF provides EAPSI Fellows with a $5,000 stipend and roundtrip airplane ticket to the host location. Our foreign counterparts provide in-country living expenses and accommodations (arrangements vary by host location). Please see www.nsf.gov/eapsi for additional information for the Program Solicitation (NSF 13-593); host location-specific Handbooks; How to Apply Guide; and Helpful Tips for Applicants.


Sr. Scientist, Sterile Formulation Sciences : Merck

The Senior Scientist will be responsible for the design and development of sterile formulations, drug delivery technologies, and manufacturing processes to enable the successful development of parenteral small molecule, peptide and nucleic acid injectable drugs in support of pre-clinical and clinical development, up to clinical proof-of-concept, PhIIb.

The successful candidate will:

  • Exhibit strong scientific acumen, with ability to solve problems of medium/high complexity via independent planning, design, execution and interpretation of experiments Support the design and definition of Fit-for-Purpose (FFP) and Pre-Market Formulations (PMF)
  • Support the development of robust scalable manufacturing processes and contribute to technology transfers to commercialization partners
  • Actively participate on development teams and interface with partner functional areas to drive project milestones as required. May represent functional area on project teams
  • Support the preparation and review of product development reports and related documents
  • Support regulatory filings and post-PhIIb transition activities
  • Maintain laboratory documentation in accordance to required scientific, regulatory and intellectual property requirements
  • Support the development and advance of sterile formulation best practices, new technology development and operational excellence
  • Possess strong organizational, written and verbal communication, and technical writing skills.
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal skills and the ability to work across multi-disciplinary teams
  • Be energetic, enthusiastic and self-motivated, with a strong desire to learn, contribute and excel 

Education:

  • Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or other relevant disciplines, OR a MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or other relevant disciplines with a minimum of 4 years’ experience, or a BS in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or other relevant disciplines with a minimum of 7 years in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or other relevant disciplines

Preferred:

  • Industrial experience in development of injectable sterile formulations for small molecule drugs
  • Academic or industrial experience in formulation development and characterization of peptide therapeutics
  • Academic or industrial experience in development of long-acting injectable formulations
  • Academic or industrial experience in drug delivery technologies to enable solubilization, stabilization or targeted delivery of injectable drugs
  • Understanding of regulatory requirements for sterile dosage forms and experience in preparation of the appropriate Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls (CMC) portions of regulatory documents

FACULTY POSITIONS: The University of Connecticut

The University of Connecticut (UConn) is entering a transformational period of growth supported by the $1.7B Next Generation Connecticut (http://nextgenct.uconn.edu/) and the $1B Bioscience Connecticut (http://biosciencect.uchc.edu/) investments and a bold new Academic Plan: Path to Excellence (http://issuu.com/uconnprovost/docs/academic-plan-single-hi-optimized_1). Applications are invited for tenure-track positions in the Chemistry Department. All areas of Chemistry will be considered, with preference given to candidates whose research contributes to the above initiatives and complements that of current faculty.

The successful applicant should have postdoctoral experience and is expected to develop a nationally and internationally competitive research program, evidenced by high impact publications and strong extramural funding. Teaching excellence at undergraduate and graduate levels is also anticipated. Appointments are aimed for Fall 2016.

Minimum qualifications include: a Ph.D. or equivalent in chemistry or a closely related field in hand by the time the appointment begins; outstanding record of research accomplishments in Chemistry or a related field; and strong oral and written communication skills.

To apply, please visit the University’s Husky Hire online application system at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5907. Send: cover letter (that addresses synergies between candidate/department/university—2 page limit), curriculum vitae, description of research plans (6 page limit), and brief statement of teaching philosophy and interest (1-2 pages). Additionally, please follow the instructions on Academic Jobs Online to direct reference writers to submit letters of reference on your behalf.

Screening of applications will begin immediately. For full consideration please apply by November 2, 2015.


Environmental Chemistry Faculty Position – University of Montana

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Montana - Missoula invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Environmental Chemistry at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2016. We welcome applications from scientists with expertise in any area of environmental chemistry. Postdoctoral experience is required. The successful candidate will be expected to teach general, analytical or environmental chemistry courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. We are a small Ph.D. granting department with 15 tenure-line faculty and ~25 graduate students with a strong extramural research program. Excellence in research and undergraduate and graduate education are expected. See http://hsweb.hs.umt.edu/chemistry/default.php for more information about the Department and University. UM, the College of Humanities and Sciences, and the Department embrace diversity as a core value. Applications from persons with diverse backgrounds are especially welcome. Screening of applications will begin on November 15, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries and letters of recommendation should be directed to the Department at: chemistry@umontana.edu Applicants are required to submit all application materials, including a letter of intent, full CV, a summary of research plans, and a statement of teaching philosophy to: Environmental Chemistry Faculty Position. The University of Montana is a ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran's Preference Employer.


Synthetic Chemist Positions at Princeton GlobalSynthesis

Princeton GlobalSynthesis LLC located at 380 Scotch Road, Suite 102, Ewing, NJ 08628 is looking for Synthetic Chemists at all levels (BS, MS and PhD), and as Contractors or Permanent Employees. If interested, please call 215-781-3150 or 609-933-5153; or send CV to yapinghong@gmail.com


University of West Florida: Department of Chemistry

Teaching Postdoctoral Fellowship

A full-time teaching postdoctoral position is immediately available in the Department of Chemistry at the University of West Florida (UWF). We are looking for a highly motivated postdoctoral scientist to join our laboratory. Our group of undergraduate researchers is focused on the synthesis and characterization of novel organic molecules for studies in molecular recognition, sensor development, conducting polymer OLEDs, and hydrogen bonding. For more information the areas of research, please see http://uwf.edu/cse/departments/chemistry/our-faculty/faculty-profiles/dr-michael-huggins/. In addition, the position requires teaching one undergraduate course per semester (fall and spring) in general or organic chemistry. The successful candidates should have a Ph.D. degree in Organic Chemistry obtained within past two years. The applicants should have a strong background in designing synthetic routes, carrying out multi-step organic synthesis, and characterizing target molecules using NMR, mass spectrometry and other techniques as required. The position is a for a one year appointment, potentially renewable for a second year. Applicants should have the ability to work both independently and as part of a team, excellent written and oral communication skills, and a strong background and publication record. The successful candidate must also value working with faculty and leading undergraduate research students. Please send your CV, a brief statement of your research experience, and up to three representative publications to Professor Michael T. Huggins, mhuggins@uwf.edu. About the Department of Chemistry at UWF: The Department of Chemistry is full of dynamic, collegial and energetic faculty who function more like a learning community with each other and our students. We are a productive unit of 11 full-time faculty and 150 majors. Approximately 50 chemistry students are involved in undergraduate research each semester with at least 20 paid undergrad positions per summer. Over the past several years, we have secured over $1M in funding from NIH, ACS PRF, Research Corporation and numerous internal awards. Our faculty collaborate with industry, national labs and other academic institutions. From 2013-2014, 70% of our students continued on to graduate school, professional school or a post-bacc program and had a 95% acceptance rate. Each year, 35-45 students attend conferences (ACS, SEMSS, ABRCMS, etc.) to present the results of their research experiences. The University and Department value teaching, advising, mentoring and professional development and ensure all faculty and students have opportunities to participate in these activities.


ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY

BALL STATE UNIVERSITY

MUNCIE, INDIANA

 

Two Tenure-track faculty positions available August 19, 2016 will include those in analytical, biochemistry, inorganic or physical chemistry. Responsibilities: develop an externally-funded research program that complements the department’s existing research, that involves undergraduate and graduate students, and preferably with applications in materials, computational or environmental science; teach undergraduate and graduate classes in specialty as well as teach general chemistry. Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. degree in Chemistry or closely related area; postdoctoral research experience or equivalent; evidence of potential for excellence in teaching; evidence of potential for excellence in research. Preferred qualifications: Teaching experience at the collegiate level, e.g. teaching assistant, instructor, Assistant Professor; research interests that focus on an area which complements the department’s existing research programs. (www.bsu.edu/chemistry) Send cover letter, vita, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, three original letters of recommendation, and description of proposed research to: Dr. Robert E. Sammelson, Chairperson at chemoffice2@bsu.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The university offers an excellent benefits package, including health care and retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, and generous time off with pay. Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.