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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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Instructor Needed for Double Section of Chem 162, Summer 2017 (Highline College)
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Location: Des Moines, WA  
ACS PSS Posting Date: 05/01/2017  
Brief Description: General Chemistry with Lab II - 5 credits (Chem 162)  - General chemistry for science and engineering majors. The second course in a three-quarter sequence includes gas laws; intermolecular forces; properties of pure liquids and solids; crystal structures; concentration units and physical properties of solutions; equilibrium; acid-base theory and equilibrium applications; chemical thermodynamics; and electrochemistry. One credit of laboratory is included. 
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Radiochemistry Laboratory Work for Undergraduate Interns (TerraPower)
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Location: Bellevue, WA  
ACS PSS Posting Date: 05/01/2017  
Brief Description: TerraPower is looking for a few undergraduate interns to work in the radiochemistry laboratory.  TerraPower is looking to hire immediately and continue the positions in the summer. 
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Radiochemistry Laboratory Work for Undergraduate Interns (TerraPower)
Deadlines: See job posting for details    
Location: Bellevue, WA  
ACS PSS Posting Date: 05/01/2017  
Brief Description: TerraPower is looking for a few undergraduate interns to work in the radiochemistry laboratory.  TerraPower is looking to hire immediately and continue the positions in the summer.   
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Full-time, long term Chemistry Stockroom Manager (Whitman College)
Deadlines: See job posting for details    
Location: Walla Walla, WA  
ACS PSS Posting Date: 05/01/2017  
Brief Description: The Chemistry Department at Whitman College seeks a Chemistry Stockroom Manager (12-month position) to provide skilled and specialized support to the academic program, including the chemical safety program associated with the Department. Reporting to the Department Chair, the Chemistry Stockroom Manager will have responsibility for the general management of the chemistry stockroom and laboratory assistants, procurement, tracking and maintenance of chemical inventory, preparation of chemicals and equipment for classes and research labs, supervision of the safe handling of chemical waste, and the Chemistry Department budget. 
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Full-Time Math, Biology and Chemistry Faculty Position Openings (Bellevue College)
Deadlines: See job posting for details   
Location: Bothell, WA 
ACS PSS Posting Date: 12/31/2016 [Updated 02/01/2017]
Brief Description: 3 new full-time faculty positions are available:  
    Mathematics Instructor - 2 positions [OPEN NOW] – The first round of reading started January 4, however, it has been confirmed that we have two open positions, so we will review all applications received by the second read date of February 1
    Chemistry Instructor [OPEN NOW]- Priority review date* - All applications received by February 5th will receive first consideration
    Biology Instructor [OPEN NOW]
(*This is sort of a closing date – officially the position is "open until filled" however, applications received by the deadline are given priority. In the case of mathematics, we are reading in two “phases” regardless of the number of positions we are granted…)
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