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ACS Chemistry Career Resources

The Puget Sound Sections hosts a Career Event each year (usually held in February) at a local business or governmental facility.  These events present great opportunities to see the scope of the activities of the hosting organizations.  Keep an eye on the Calendar for details regarding the next event.

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Chemistry employment (Job Postings)

Adsorption Scientist & Laboratory Chemist Positions (Avon Protection Systems)
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Location: Cadillac, Michigan  
ACS PSS Posting Date: 07/29/2017  
Brief Description: Hello,
My name is Bob Evans and I am with a retained search firm and I am representing Avon Protection Systems and they are now looking to hire an Adsorption Scientist. And Laboratory Chemist.  I have attached a position profile for you review. [*Contact Bob Evans at bobevans@rjevans.com]

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Part Time General Chemistry Instructors (Clark College)
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Location: Vancouver, WA  
ACS PSS Posting Date: 07/29/2017  
Brief Description: Hello,
Clark College, in Vancouver, WA, is hiring part time chemistry instructors for general chemistry and non-majors chemistry for this fall. Please feel free to forward this email to any possible applicants. Anyone interested can fill out an application by following this link:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/clarkcollege/jobs/1792163/part-time-chemistry-instructor
For questions, please email me at acrochet@clark.edu. I may be a little slow to answer emails for the next two weeks, but I'll answer any by July 28.
-Amanda
Amanda Crochet
Department Chair, Chemistry

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Laboratory Instrument Technician (Bellevue College)
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Location: Bellevue, WA  
ACS PSS Posting Date: 07/29/2017  
Brief Description: Bellevue College is searching for Laboratory Instrument Technician. This position is to maintain scientific equipment/instrumentation and provide knowledge to students and science faculty in the use of scientific analytical instrumentation.
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Fall Quarter Chemistry Position (Pierce College Puyallup)
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Location: Puyallup, WA  
ACS PSS Posting Date: 07/29/2017  
Brief Description: Pierce College Puyallup is currently looking for instructors to teach the following classes in fall quarter:
Chemistry 100, 2:15-4:25 pm TTh
Chemistry 100, 5:30-7:40 pm TTh
Chemistry 139, 5:30-7:40 pm MW
If you are interested please contact Katy Olsen-Tiglao at kolsen@pierce.ctc.edu. Thanks!

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Post-Doctoral Position in the Chemistry Education Research Group (ChEdR) (University of Washington)
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Location: Seattle, WA  
ACS PSS Posting Date: 06/30/2017  
Brief Description: The UW Chemistry Department is seeking a post-doctoral researcher to assist in the examination of student learning from in-class demonstrations. The project compares a traditional approach to demonstrations to an active-learning format that engages the students in predicting the outcomes and explaining the results of demonstrations. Particular emphasis is on the impact of the two approaches on  performance gaps for student populations such as under-represented minority and women students. The post-doctoral researcher will be involved in all aspects of the project including development and implementation of the active learning protocols, design and facilitation of student focus groups, management and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data, management of undergraduate researchers, and dissemination of materials and outcomes.
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