Puget Sound Section

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)

Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor of Chemistry (Pacific Lutheran University)
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Location: Tacoma, WA 
ACS PSS Posting Date: 06/29/2018 
Brief Description: The Department of Chemistry at Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) seeks to hire a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor with teaching responsibilities primarily in general chemistry and lower division laboratory courses (general and organic chemistry). There may also be opportunities to mentor undergraduates in research. The department (http://www.plu.edu/chemistry/) offers ACS certified degrees. Instrumentation and resources include 500 MHz FTNMR, AFM, GC/MS, HPLC, FTIR, Raman, UV/VIS, ICP-MS, GPC, a glovebox, and a variety of computational chemistry software.
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2018-19 Full-time Temporary Faculty in Mathematics (Bellevue College)
Deadlines: Noon on 07/03/2018     
Location: Bellevue, WA 
ACS PSS Posting Date: 06/29/2018 
Brief Description: The Bellevue College Mathematics Department is currently seeking to hire a full-time temporary faculty (non-tenure track) for the 2018-19 academic year.
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Full Time Temporary Chemistry Instructor (Clark College)
Deadlines: 07/02/2018     
Location: Vancouver, WA 
ACS PSS Posting Date: 06/29/2018 
Brief Description: We have openings for two full-time temporary chemistry instructors at Clark, starting in fall. The openings are posted now, with a projected closing date of July 2. You can find more information here:  http://www.clark.edu/about/jobs-and-employment/jobs/index.php
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Chemistry and Physics Teacher (Northwest Yeshiva High School)
Deadlines: See job posting for details  
Location: Mercer Island, WA
ACS PSS Posting Date: 05/30/2018
Brief Description: Northwest Yeshiva High School, a small Jewish Private School on Mercer Island, seeks dynamic, student-centered Chemistry and Physics teachers for the 2018-2019 school year. Full time and part time positions available. Competitive salary commensurate with experience.  Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and current resume to jobs@nyhs.org  
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Lecturer in Chemistry (2 Positions) (Whitworth University)
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Location: Spokane, WA 
ACS PSS Posting Date: 03/30/2018 
Brief Description: Whitworth University has 2 openings for benefits-eligible, non-tenure-track lecturer positions beginning August 2018.  Primary teaching responsibilities for 1st position include general, organic and biochemistry (GOB) for non-majors.  Primary teaching responsibilities for 2nd position include general chemistry lectures and labs.  Additional teaching assignments for both positions may include other lower division laboratories and courses as needed; a willingness to teach organic laboratories would be desirable. The anticipated teaching load is contingent on need but is anticipated to be 18-21 credit hours with benefits eligibility and faculty development opportunities.  For details and to apply, please go to http://www.whitworth.edu/Administration/HumanResources/jobs.aspx?typeid=4. Questions can be sent to Trisha Russell (trisharussell@whitworth.edu).
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