Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Ivory Filter Flask: 6/28/16 edition

A (very) few of the academic positions posted on C&EN Jobs: 

Irvine, CA: The Department of Chemistry at the University of California, Irvine is looking for a mass spectrometry facility director.

Austin, TX: UT-Austin is looking for a Ph.D. analytical chemist to be their undergraduate analytical laboratory coordinator.

Tempe, Arizona: I don't think I'm going to do anything, other than quote directly from this ad:
"The Biodesign Center for Single Molecular Biophysics is seeking a Research Technician. The candidate must have extensive experience in organic synthesis and be proficient in running multi-step reactions, purifying the products with chromatograph, as well as characterizing organic compounds with NMR and Mass spectroscopy (HR, MALDI, ESI mass)." 
Desired Qualifications:
Evidence of a Bachelor degree in organic chemistry.
Evidence of a Master's degree in organic chemistry is preferred.
Experience in bioconjugation and HPLC is a plus. 
Salary Range: $12.69 - $18.00 per hour; DOE
Good God.

Rochester, NY: Rochester Institute of Technology is looking for an assistant professor of chemical engineering. "Priority will be given to candidates with post-doctoral experience."

Thuwal, Saudi Arabia: KAUST is looking for a B.S./M.S./Ph.D. QA/QC chemist to work in their new environmental analytical chemistry laboratory? "We are seeking a highly motivated individual for our new high-throughput analytical facility who specializes in the quality assurance/quality control of analytical data according to internationally accepted standards. He/she will preferably also engage in the analysis of trace organic contaminants (Example, Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons, Pesticides, Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCB), Dioxins) in environmental samples using chromatographic and mass spectroscopic techniques."

Little Lost Lamb: NYU Abu Dhabi is looking for a postdoc in "Traffic Flow Theory, Division of Engineering."


  1. re Tempe, $12/hr: I know most departments may be a little out of touch, but when people are seriously debating raising the national minimum wage above your offer, maybe you should take another look at what you're offering. STEM shortage!

  2. I have a feeling I know who posted the Tempe job....hint....JACS

  3. That Tempe salary looks like what you might pay an undergraduate student.

  4. That Austin position sure does not look like a pHD level job to me...