Jobs

(Updated 3/2/21)

Grand Canyon University (GCU) Phoenix– multiple positions

**Currently accepting applications**

Make a Difference at Grand Canyon University

(1) Faculty- Chemistry- College of Science, Engineering, and Technology

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To apply, please attach a complete CV and a 1-3 page Teaching Statement. Your Teaching Statement must include a brief summary of the coursework you are prepared to teach and your experience with such, and a description of your experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentorship of students from diverse backgrounds.

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:

  • Teaching courses within the major.
  • Assisting students outside classroom hours.
  • Staying current on topics and practices related to the discipline
  • Participation in curriculum design & development.
  • Active support of college/university mission and initiatives.
  • Active participation on college and/or university committees
  • Assisting the Dean in developing internal and external communities that promote the major field of study, college, and University.
  • Providing leadership to adjunct faculty
  • Active engagement in professional development activities
  • Compliance with all college and University policies.
  • Willingness to assume other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Chemistry, or closely-related field
  • One year of instructional experience at the post-secondary level
  • Familiarity with web enhanced instructional tools such as Angel/Blackboard/Loudcloud
  • Ability to articulate a clear understanding of values-based education from a Christian perspective
  • Strong communication, time management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated teamwork, self-motivation, integrity, and commitment to maintaining high professional standards
  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, or closely-related field.
  • Three years of instructional experience at the post-secondary level, that includes teaching courses, conducting and managing learning experiences, evaluating student achievement, providing input into curriculum development, policy and procedure formulation, and evaluation of program effectiveness.
  • Demonstrated history of and commitment to mentoring STEM students from underrepresented groups.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching a broad spectrum of Chemistry-related coursework including Introductory Chemistry and General Chemistry. Experience or ability teaching Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Instrumental, Analytical, Physical, Inorganic, and other advanced topics is beneficial as well.

(2) Faculty- Physics- College of Science, Engineering, and Technology

For full details of this job posting, click here.

To apply, please attach a complete CV and a 1-3 page Teaching Statement. Your Teaching Statement must include a brief summary of the coursework you are prepared to teach and your experience with such, and a description of your experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentorship of students from diverse backgrounds.

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:

  • Teaching courses within the majors.
  • Assisting students outside classroom hours.
  • Staying current on topics and practices related to the discipline
  • Participation in curriculum design & development.
  • Active support of college/university mission and initiatives.
  • Active participation on college and/or university committees
  • Assisting the Dean in developing internal and external communities that promote the major field of study, college, and University.
  • Providing leadership to adjunct faculty
  • Active engagement in professional development activities
  • Compliance with all college and University policies.
  • Willingness to assume other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Physics, or closely-related field with defined graduate-level Physics coursework
  • One year of instructional experience at the post-secondary level
  • Familiarity with web enhanced instructional tools such as Angel/Blackboard/Loudcloud
  • Ability to articulate a clear understanding of values-based education from a Christian perspective
  • Strong communication, time management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated teamwork, self-motivation, integrity, and commitment to maintaining high professional standards
  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Physics, or closely-related field with defined graduate-level Physics coursework.
  • Three years of instructional experience at the post-secondary level, that includes teaching courses, conducting and managing learning experiences, evaluating student achievement, providing input into curriculum development, policy and procedure formulation, and evaluation of program effectiveness.
  • Demonstrated history of and commitment to mentoring STEM students from underrepresented groups.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching Physics coursework including General and University Physics.

Arizona State University (ASU) – Tempe

**Currently accepting applications**

1)  Coordinator Senior- School of Molecular Sciences

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Job Description:

Under general supervision of the Associate Director for Undergraduate Programs, coordinates activities and functions of the online and immersion undergraduate programs for the School of Molecular Sciences.  Monitors budget and ensures that program goals and objectives are accomplished in accordance with priorities, time limitations, funding limitations or other specifications. Exercises autonomy and final decision-making authority.

Essential Duties:

  • Prepare annual program assessments for SMS and submit them to The College for review.
  • Prepare ACS annual and periodic reports.
  • Provide initial review Academic Integrity violation cases and advise faculty on reporting process.
  • Work with advising team to decide when a DARS exceptions are appropriate.
  • Work with advising team to resolve student complaints/disputes with SMS policies, faculty, course management, enrollment issues.
  • Approve grade change requests (Level 1 approver).
  • Provide initial review of faculty requests for incompletes.
  • Prepare Curriculum Changemaker requests for new special topics courses working with Faculty and Kim to gather information.
  • Prepare emails to students alerting them to internship opportunities, career fairs, career panels and other career-oriented events.
  • Review proposed internship duties and employers for students interested in BCH/CHM 484 prior to enrollment in the class. Potentially serve as faculty for this class.
  • Answer “tactical” faculty questions related to teaching (e.g. creating Canvas sites, syllabus requirements, academic calendar deadlines, etc.).
  • Serve on Undergraduate Programs Committee.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND five (5) years of related experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Evidence of an undergraduate degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or a related field by time of appointment.
  • Evidence of effective organizational and communication skills (as evidenced by the completed application materials)
  • Experience teaching chemistry or biochemistry remotely and face-to-face in a lecture or laboratory setting.
  • Ability to work well independently and manage multiple tasks.
  • Supervisory experience in a higher education office and/or advising setting mentoring and evaluating staff.
  • Experience managing projects including planning, analyzing, and coordinating activities and establishing priorities.
  • Experience working in, forming or maintaining community or industrial partnerships with academic groups.
  • Experience with large data sets.
  • Experience developing and/or implementing technological tools in an educational setting.
  • Experience developing educational materials and/or programs.
  • Evidence of exceptional professionalism, critical thinking skills, and initiative.
  • Evidence of a strong potential for success in serving the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities.

2) Research Technician– The Biodesign Center for Environmental Health Engineering

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Job Description:

The Biodesign Center for Environmental Health Engineering is looking for you to fill several Research Technician positions (temporary through April with the possibility of becoming permanent). In this role, you will collect, process, and analyze various environmental matrices for biological and chemical compounds of interest. You will be in charge of day-to-day operations for routine monitoring activities that occur in the lab.

Essential Duties:

  • Sample Collection of wastewater, surface water, groundwater, soils, sludges, etc. Usually pickup at central location, however sometimes technician will need to operate samplers him/herself. Comfort in the field with hardhats, steel toes, etc. is a plus.
  • Sample Processing through chemical pipeline in lab (pipetting, filtering, concentrating, etc.) for later processing by GC or LC-MS/MS. Opportunity to learn instrumentation.
  • Sample processing through microbiological pipeline in lab (ultrafiltration, extractions, plating, etc.) for later processing by HRMS or qPCR. Opportunity to learn instrumentation.
  • Managing data related to incoming samples; including organizing generated data for reports, dashboards, and publications.
  • Managing supply inventory for the laboratory; will be tasked with ordering.
  • Basic lab upkeep including dishwashing, autoclaving, washing, etc.
  • Providing oversight for undergraduate interns.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment; OR, Four years research experience appropriate to the area of assignment; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Chemistry or microbiology lab experience preferred; BS in related field.
  • Experience in work that required attention to detail
  • Experience in using time management skills
  • Evidence of being self-motivated
  • Evidence of a vehicle and drivers license
  • Flexibility with schedule (early mornings, early evenings, some weekends)

Northland Pioneer College- Show Low, AZ

**Currently accepting applications**

(1) Faculty in Chemistry- Science Department, Arts & Sciences

For full details of this job posting, click here.

Essential Functions:

Standard Faculty Expectations:
1. Positively supports and promotes college’s students, faculty, administrators, staff, and
communities.
2. Teach a minimum of 15 credit hours/loads per semester, at varied times and locations and using a
variety of teaching delivery systems (e.g., video, enhanced audio, online) within the qualified
discipline.
3. Participate in the planning, development, and evaluation of curriculum, including assessment of
student learning, and program review.
4. Maintain accurate student records.
5. Maintain regular office hours and meet all instructional deadlines
6. Serve on program Advisory Councils, Committees, and Articulation Task Forces
7. Provide input for budgets, book orders, and, semester schedules.
8. Engage in creative and scholarly activities within the discipline.
9. Maintain industry recognized certification in assigned discipline, as required.
10. Perform other duties as assigned.
Discipline-Specific Faculty Expectations:
Teaching responsibilities may include but are not restricted to: undergraduate courses in Chemistry.
Other courses may be developed to fit the successful candidate’s expertise and program demand as
approved by the appropriate Department Chair and Dean.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree with 18 graduate semester credit hours in the discipline taught, or
    master’s degree in different discipline with minimum of 18 graduate semester credit hours in
    the discipline taught.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completed Doctorate in Chemistry
  • Demonstrated proficiency in college-level teaching for at minimum 2 years (or the equivalency
    of 2 years full-time); teaching experience as a teaching assistant or adjunct instructor may count
    toward the requirement.

University of Arizona College of Medicine—Phoenix

***Positions under hiring freeze***

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