Jobs

(Updated 8/18/20)

Grand Canyon University (GCU) Phoenix– multiple positions

**Currently accepting applications**

Make a Difference at Grand Canyon University

Shape the bright futures of Grand Canyon University students as an adjunct faculty member for the traditional ground campus in the College of Science, Engineering and Technology .  Through hands-on, inquiry-based learning, the college provides an outlet for innovation and cross-disciplinary exposure. It also features pre-professional degrees in biology, alongside our degrees in information systems, and a forensic science and exercise science program.

As an adjunct faculty member, you’ll provide program instruction incorporating innovative teaching methodologies, cutting-edge technologies and other industry trends reflecting advancements in your discipline.  If you are highly motivated and passionate about teaching exceptional quality instruction in modern facilities with smaller class sizes, we’d like to hear from you.

(1) Adjunct Faculty- CHM 113L: General Chemistry Lab- Traditional Campus College of Science, Engineering, and Technology

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include equipping students with the required skill set, facilitating classroom discussions, assessing student performance and preparing students to be successful leaders in their chosen profession.  Other main responsibilities include the following:

  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.

Qualifications:

  • Preferred: MS/doctorate in Chemistry. Minimum: Masters in any field with 18 graduate credit hours in Chemistry.

For more information regarding responsibilities, qualifications, and how to apply click here.

(2) Adjunct Faculty- CHM 110L: General and Organic Chemistry Lab- Traditional Campus College of Science, Engineering, and Technology

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include equipping students with the required skill set, facilitating classroom discussions, assessing student performance and preparing students to be successful leaders in their chosen profession.  Other main responsibilities include the following:

  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.

Qualifications:

  • Preferred: MS/doctorate in Chemistry. Minimum: Masters in any field with 18 graduate credit hours in Chemistry.

For more information regarding responsibilities, qualifications, and how to apply click here.

(3) Adjunct Faculty- CHM 113: General Chemistry I Lecture- Traditional Campus College of Science, Engineering, and Technology

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include equipping students with the required skill set, facilitating classroom discussions, assessing student performance and preparing students to be successful leaders in their chosen profession.  Other main responsibilities include the following:

  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.

Qualifications:

  • Preferred: MS/doctorate in Chemistry. Minimum: Masters in any field with 18 graduate credit hours in Chemistry.

For more information regarding responsibilities, qualifications, and how to apply click here.

(4) Adjunct Faculty- CHM 101L: Introduction to General, Organic, and Biochemistry Lab- Traditional Campus College of Science, Engineering, and Technology

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include equipping students with the required skill set, facilitating classroom discussions, assessing student performance and preparing students to be successful leaders in their chosen profession.  Other main responsibilities include the following:

  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.

Qualifications:

  • Preferred: MS/doctorate in Chemistry. Minimum: Masters in any field with 18 graduate credit hours in Chemistry.

For more information regarding responsibilities, qualifications, and how to apply click here.

(5) Instructional Assistant- CHM 115: General Chemistry II Lecture- Traditional Campus College of Science, Engineering, and Technology

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include equipping students with the required skill set, facilitating classroom discussions, assessing student performance and preparing students to be successful leaders in their chosen profession.  Other main responsibilities include the following:

  • Responsibilities include equipping students with the required skill set, facilitating classroom discussions, assessing student performance and preparing students to be successful leaders in their chosen profession.
  • Assists instruction with in-class activities, including proctoring examinations.
  • Observes students’ performance, and records relevant data to aid instructor in assessing progress
  • Coordinates study groups outside of class to tutor students on class material
  • May facilitate additional ad hoc lectures as a refresher to classroom formal lecture
  • Assists with grading assignments
  • Proctors occasional make up examinations/assignments
  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited institution.
  • Must have sufficient courses in Chemistry as well as having received a grade of B or higher in these courses.
  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.

For more information regarding responsibilities, qualifications, and how to apply click here.

Arizona State University (ASU) — three positions at Downtown Campus

***Positions under hiring freeze***

(1) Faculty Associate – Science (#16392)

The Science, Mathematics, and Social Sciences faculty in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts on the Downtown campus of Arizona State University invite applications to establish a pool for Science Faculty Associates for the 2020-2021 academic year. The successful candidate(s) will teach undergraduate courses in Biology, Chemistry, or Physics; prepare class materials, evaluate student work; and hold office hours to assist students. Faculty Associate positions are one semester, non-benefits-eligible, fixed-term appointments with no tenure implications, not to exceed an average of .40 FTE per semester. Salary is based upon qualifications and assigned teaching load.

For more information about qualifications and how to apply, check the full job description here.

https://cisa.asu.edu/jobs/fa

(2) Lecturer – Chemistry (#164369)

The Science, Mathematics, and Social Sciences faculty in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts on the Downtown campus of Arizona State University invites applications for a Chemistry Lecturer for the 2020-2021 academic year. The successful candidate will provide instruction in the areas of introductory and general chemistry; teach associated lecture and/or lab/recitation sections; oversee associated lab/recitation sections for assigned lecture courses; develop course syllabi according to university and discipline standards; write, assign, and grade exams, quizzes, problem assignments, and laboratory experiments and/or directs the grading of course assignments; maintain student grade records for assigned courses; review and evaluate effectiveness of teaching methods and work activities; mentor, supervise, and train staff/student workers in chemistry lab/recitation instruction; and work with faculty in curriculum development, planning, and implementation. Course assignments are at the undergraduate level on the downtown Phoenix campus and may involve other chemistry subdisciplines depending on program needs.

For more information about Qualifications and how to apply, check the full job description here.

https://cisa.asu.edu/jobs/full-time

(3) Chemistry Lab Coordinator (#55614)

The College of Integrative Sciences and Arts is seeking a Chemistry Lab Coordinator to support a thriving general and organic chemistry program at the ASU Downtown Phoenix campus. The successful candidate will have a B.S. in Chemistry or similar and a year of lab experience *OR* 5 years of chemistry lab experience, and ideally will also have teaching, supervisory, and curriculum development experience. The Chemistry Lab Coordinator will supervise and train undergraduate lab instructors as well as directly deliver instruction to students. Please see the job listing for details!

In addition, we are seeking a Senior Instructional Specialist to support our materials preparation facility that prepares media and reagents for biology and chemistry courses offered in our teaching labs. The successful candidate will have a B.S. in Biology or Chemistry or similar and three years of lab experience *OR* 7 years of lab experience, and ideally will also have experience in microbiological media and chemical reagent preparation in a higher education setting. The Senior Instruction Specialist will assist the Laboratory Manager and faculty in assuring that teaching labs are set up and functioning properly. Please see the job listing for details!

To apply, navigate to: https://cfo.asu.edu/applicant, select “Non-ASU employees”, and enter 55614 in the search for the lab coordinator position. Enter 55540 for the instructional specialist position.

 

Arizona State University (ASU) – Tempe

***Positions under hiring freeze***

Check out available positions at ASU School of Molecular Sciences on the Tempe campus

January 2020 opening for Lecturer in Biochemistry

 

University of Arizona College of Medicine—Phoenix

***Positions under hiring freeze***

(1) Research Specialist, Molecular Discovery Core

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix (COM-P) and Molecular Discovery Core (MDC) facility is seeking a Research Specialist to work under direction of the core director, Dr. Timothy Marlowe, in the analysis of biomolecules and discovery of novel drug molecules. The successful candidate for this position will have expertise in drug discovery techniques, surface plasmon resonance (SPR), high-throughput screening (HTS), solid-phase peptide synthesis, analytical & prep HPLC, lyophilization, and assay optimization. The candidate will be responsible for running experiments at the service center, interacting with clients, optimizing SPR-based and other HTS assays, synthesizing peptides, contributing to SAR studies in collaboration with medicinal chemistry, machine maintenance, organizing data reports, regulatory procedures, and other duties as required.

PLEASE SEE http://uacareers.com/postings/41326 FOR A FULL JOB DESCRIPTION and instructions on how to apply.  This was an edited and abbreviated version.

(Posted November 7, 2019.  Open until filled.)

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