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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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General Chemistry Lecturer Position 
Central Washington University | Ellensburg, WA  | ACS PSS Posting Date: 03/01/2019     

The CWU Chemistry Department is HIRING! We have a one-quarter lecturer position open for spring quarter 2019 (3/26-6/7) to teach a full-time load of general chemistry lecture and lab classes.  To apply, please go online to https://careers.cwu.edu and search for job 2091. The screening date is Tuesday, March 5th, 2019.

Chemistry Instructor 
Green River College | Auburn, WA  | ACS PSS Posting Date: 03/01/2019     

Green River College is seeking an instructor for two sections of Chem 140 (general chem prep with lab) for spring quarter 2019.  The schedule is: Chem 140C [Item #1935] - M(1:00PM - 2:50PM), W(1:00PM - 2:50PM) & TTh(1:00PM - 2:20PM) and Chem 140D [Item #1939] - M(3:00PM - 4:50PM), W(3:00PM - 4:50PM) & TTh(3:00PM - 4:20PM).  Please submit an application at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/greenriveredu/jobs/588343/chemistry-instructor-adjunct-continous?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Chemistry Instructor for Spring
University of Washington Tacoma | Tacoma, WA  | ACS PSS Posting Date: 03/01/2019     

The University of Washington Tacoma is looking for a chemistry instructor to teach a non-majors laboratory course (TCHEM 131) Chemistry and Society in Spring quarter.  Please direct anyone that might be interested to email Joyce Dinglasan-Panlilio at jdingpan@uw.edu.


Internship Opportunity 
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency | Minnesota | ACS PSS Posting Date: 03/01/2019     

Recent college STEM grads or current graduate students: Interested in using green chemistry to design/develop safer, more sustainable products this summer?  You could be a Green Chemistry & Engineering Intern – at a host facility in Minnesota.  Applications are being accepted now!  See https://www.pca.state.mn.us/waste/green-and-safer-product-chemistry-grants#intern.


Science Communication Fellowship
Science Communication Network | Bethesda, MD | ACS PSS Posting Date: 03/01/2019     
The Science Communication Network (SCN), along with Advancing Green Chemistry, offers a Science Communication Fellowship for early career researchers in environmental health and green chemistry. Supported by the Target Foundation, the program is a one-year fellowship for doctoral students and post-docs chosen for their potential to become the next leadership in the fields of environmental health and green chemistry.  We are now accepting applications <http://advancinggreenchemistry.org/collaborations/science-communication-fellows/> for the 2019-2020 Fellowship which begins in May 2019.  If youknow an amazing researcher who with some communications training might step into a leadership role in our field, please share this application and send Amy Kostant (amy@sciencecom.org | o: 301-654-6665) a note indicating that your recommend this candidate.  More info can be found here: http://advancinggreenchemistry.org/collaborations/science-communication-fellows/ 


Full‐Time Tenure‐Track Position in Chemistry (Trinity Western University)
Deadlines: See job posting   
Location:  Langley, BC, Canada
ACS PSS Posting Date: 02/01/2019  
Brief Description: The Department of Chemistry in the Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences (FNAS) at Trinity Western University invites applications for an Assistant Professor, tenure‐track faculty position in the area of inorganic, metallo‐organic, biophysical chemistry, bio‐inorganic, or materials chemistry, to start August 16, 2019. A Ph.D. in chemistry or an allied discipline is required and postdoctoral or comparable research experience is preferred. Trinity Western University is a leader among non‐profit liberal‐arts universities in Canada. Located in Langley, British Columbia, it is a scholarly community committed to a Christian ethos. The department seeks candidates who are committed to and support its evangelical Christian basis and mission. The Department is small (3 faculty, 2 staff) and is putting extensive effort into visioning our future path forward. We would love a candidate who aligns and contributes to the visioning process as a member of this team. More detailed information is available at: https://www.twu.ca/human-resources/join-us, and/or contact Paul Brown (Paul.Brown@twu.ca), Chair, Department of Chemistry. 

Spring Chemistry Instructor Needed (Highline College)
Deadlines: See job posting   
Location:  Des Moines, WA 
ACS PSS Posting Date: 02/01/2019  
Brief Description: Highline College is in need of an instructor for an 8am Intro Chem class (Chem 121) for Spring quarter [Lecture: TWThF (8:00-8:50am), Lab: M (8:00-9:50 am)]. The first day of instruction is April 1st and the final exam is on June 10th.  If interested, or know of anyone that might be interested, please email a CV to Melissa Moehlig (mmoehlig@highline.edu). 

Part-Time Chemistry Instructor (Seattle Central College)
Deadlines: See job posting   
Location:  Seattle, WA 
ACS PSS Posting Date: 02/01/2019  
Brief Description: Seattle Central College is looking for a part-time chemistry instructor to teach CHEM121 (Intro to Chemistry), CHEM122 (Intro to Organic Chem) and CHEM162 (General Chem with Lab 2) in Spring Quarter 2019. 

Full-Time Faculty Positions in Mathematics (Bellevue College)
Deadlines: 01/31/2019      
Location:  Bellevue, WA 
ACS PSS Posting Date: 02/01/2019  
Brief Description: First review of applications was January 31st, 2019.  Applications received after that date may be considered until the position is filled.  
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Full-Time Faculty Positions in Meteorology (Bellevue College)
Deadlines: 02/07/2019      
Location:  Bellevue, WA 
ACS PSS Posting Date: 02/01/2019  
Brief Description: First review of applications is February 7th, 2019.  Applications received after that date may be considered until the position is filled.  
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Assistant Professor of Chemistry (Analytical) (Whitworth University)
Deadlines: See job posting       
Location: Spokane, WA 
ACS PSS Posting Date: 09/30/2018 
Brief Description: The Chemistry Department at Whitworth University invites applications for a tenure-track position in chemistry at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants in Analytical Chemistry and all related sub-disciplines are welcome to apply. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching excellence and the ability to establish a robust research program, which is competitive for external funding and involves undergraduate research assistants.
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