Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Ivory Filter Flask: 4/24/12 edition

Good morning! Between April 17 and April 23, there have been 8 academic positions posted on the ACS Careers website. The numbers:

Total number of ads:   8
- Postdocs: 2
- Tenure-track faculty:  3
- Temporary faculty:   1
- Lecturer positions:  1
- Staff positions:  1
- Ratio of US/non-US positions: 8 / 0

Chapel Hill, NC: The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy wishes to hire an assistant professor of medicinal chemistry and chemical biology. Ph.D. in organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry with experience in chemical epigenetics desired.

East Lansing, MI: The National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory wishes to hire a staff member in nuclear chemistry at the assistant professor level; you will have a joint appointment in the department of chemistry. Sounds interesting.

Rainmaker needed: The University of Akron's Deparment of Polymer Science is looking for a director of development with 4 years of experience in fundraising. This would be a pretty cool job, if you liked asking people for money.

Well, when you put it that way...: From St. Edward's University:
Full-time, non-tenure-track position. Appointment beginning August 2012 for 2012–2013 academic year, possibility of renewal up to two additional academic years. Recent chemistry Ph.D. required, organic chemistry or biochemistry preferred. Duties include class and laboratory instruction, supervision of undergraduate research. 
How is it labeled?  "Chemistry Postdoctoral Teaching Position." Well, sign me up!

Small College of the Week: Luther College (Decorah, IA, student population: 2,500, SA-LUTE!) is looking for a one-year chemistry laboratory coordinator. Minimum M.S. degree desired.


  1. Postdoc? Looks like a duck, sounds like a duck, pays like a postdoc, must be an adjunct!

    According to Glassdoor, St. Edward's pays their professors, assistant professors, and instructors mid 40s to low 50s. Wonder what they offer a postdoc?

  2. A dandy for the Ivory Filter:



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