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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)

Chemistry Assistant Professor - Tenure Track (Centralia College)
Deadlines: Open until the position is filled.   
Location: Centralia, WA 
ACS PSS Posting Date: 12/29/2017  
Brief Description: Centralia College has just posted a tenure track faculty Chemistry position to begin in Fall of 2018.  Primary assignment will be the instruction of Allied Health Chemistry courses and associated labs.  We will begin screening applicants on Feb 1. Please apply at https://centralia.peopleadmin.com
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Chemistry Instructor - Tenure Track (Shoreline Community College)
Deadlines: Open until the position is filled.   
Location: Shoreline, WA 
ACS PSS Posting Date: 12/29/2017  
Brief Description: Shoreline has just posted a tenure track Chemistry position, starting Fall 2018, with a first consideration date of 4 February 2018.
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Full-time, Tenure Track Faculty Position in Chemistry (Seattle Central College)
Deadlines: See job posting for details   
Location: Seattle, WA 
ACS PSS Posting Date: 12/29/2017  
Brief Description: Seattle Central College invites applicants for a full-time, tenure track faculty position in chemistry, primarily teaching the General, Organic, and Biochemistry series for Allied Health students, beginning fall 2018.  The department seeks talented and thoughtful individuals who enjoy working with a diverse student body and a faculty committed to equity, inclusion, and leadership within the campus community.  First review of applications begins on January 18, 2018.  Full details of the position and the application process can be found at the following link: Seattle Central Chemistry Position.
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Tenure Track Chemistry Instructor (Highline College)
Deadlines: See job posting for details   
Location: Des Moines, WA 
ACS PSS Posting Date: 11/27/2017  
Brief Description: Highline College is looking to hire a tenure track chemistry instructor for the upcoming school year.  Please pass on this information to anyone who interested.  Highline College is also looking for a tenure track math and physics as well.  Thanks!
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Director, Environmental Health Laboratory (University of Washington, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences)
Deadlines: Open until filled   
Location: Seattle, WA 
ACS PSS Posting Date: 09/30/2017  
Brief Description: The EH Laboratory Director is a senior scientist housed in the UW Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences.  The position’s overall responsibilities include directing a complex service provider (Environmental Health Laboratory) and research resource (Trace Organics Analysis Center). The Environmental Health Laboratory, funded through a Washington state appropriation to DEOHS, provides essential analytical support to Washington state employers, employees, government agencies, and the general public. The Environmental Health Laboratory is currently accredited by the American Industrial Hygiene Association Laboratory Accreditation Program.  The Trace Organics Analysis Center is a valuable research resource serving UW faculty, principal investigators and external researchers with complex methods development and implementation, chemical analyses, and integration into competitive federal and private grant submissions and awards. The Director’s skills in analytical chemistry as applied to environmental and occupational health sciences is highly sought after in various UW departments and centers. The Director must be able to navigate very complex scientific questions from many perspectives ranging from the big picture scientific approaches to the day-to-day detail of laboratory operations (overseeing quality control, sustaining equipment through acquisitions and repairs, overseeing accreditation, and advising on finances, and managing scientific staff). Working in a higher education setting, the Director is also responsible for mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, as well as individuals pursuing post-doctoral education and junior faculty newly entering the field of environmental and occupational health sciences. Go to the following site to apply: Job posting and application site.
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