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January 2020

Open Position: Research Scientist

LignoTech USA in Rothschild Wisconsin welcomes candidates to apply for an open Research Scientist
position. The position requires an advanced degree (Master’s, PhD) in a relevant science area.

Requirements of the position include:
 Innovating, planning and executing R&D initiatives supporting lignin product development
and resulting in differentiated lignin-based products.
 Rapidly assimilating analytical and application test methods unique to lignin technology.
 Exceptional bench chemistry skills combined with the ability to conceptualize from bench to
commercial scale.
 Providing technical knowledge and guidance to the organization outside of the R&D group.
 Managing assignments within a schedule and reporting findings quickly and effectively.
 Providing technical support to customers.
 Conducting literature searches and drafting patents as needed.
 Willing to travel as needed to visit customers and attend conferences.
The position also requires good communication skills and will interface with our central lab in
Norway, commercial and manufacturing groups. Thus, successful candidates will possess individual
drive and the ability to work in a cross-cultural and international environment. With demonstrated
leadership and technical competence comes opportunity for advancement.
LignoTech USA is a member of the Borregaard group. Borregaard is the recognized global leader in
lignin utilization and lignocellulosic biorefining.
Interested candidates can forward their resume or CV to:

Jennifer Rohde
Human Resources Manager
LignoTech USA Inc.
100 Grand Avenue, Rothschild WI 54474

November 2019

Job position at Omniome.

Omniome is a startup company working on development of a proprietary DNA sequencing platform. As the company grows, I am building up a team for dye-nucleotide chemistry.

Currently, I have this Senior Research Associate position available. This person will work closely with me for dye-nucleotide conjugation. We are aiming to hire a MS candidate for now but I am urging HR to budget for a PhD (Research Scientist). Please forward the attached job description to whom might be interested.

I will also have a Dye Chemist (PhD) and a Process Development Scientist (PhD + 5 year experience) position available in the next couple months. Please feel free to forward my email to whom is currently looking for an industry job.

Chih-Yuan Chen (Chen)

Scientist II

Cell Phone: 919.457.2087



University of Pennsylvania

I am in the process of looking for postdocs. There are several projects in the lab, all involving synthesis and spectroscopy: from designing systems exhibiting magnetic field effects on emissivity to construction of molecular probes. And they all involve porphyrins. Are you interested to come to Penn? Please, let me know.

Sergei A. Vinogradov
Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Tel: 215-573-7524


November 2018

SOKA University-

Soka University of America (SUA) seeks to fill a full-time tenure-track Professorship (open-rank) in Biochemistry beginning August 2019. The successful candidate will demonstrate their ability to excite and interest students in small classroom and laboratory settings and to develop a productive program of research and scholarship. This position will support SUA’s new Concentration in Life Sciences and Pre-Health Program to be housed in a new state-of the-art science teaching and research facility. The teaching responsibilities of this position include developing and teaching new biochemistry and interdisciplinary classroom and/or laboratory courses for these programs. In addition, the faculty member may develop and teach courses designed for students not concentrating in Life Science that meet the General Education course requirements in “The Natural World.” All faculty members also teach at least one course in SUA’s cross-disciplinary General Education curriculum (Core, Modes of Inquiry, or Learning Cluster; for course descriptions see our catalog at All courses should engage students via project-based and active learning approaches suitable for small class sizes. The teaching load per academic year is five courses.

SOKA University-

We are searching for faculty for our new Life Science concentration and have four positions open for faculty in biology, biochemistry, molecular and cell biology and mathematics. Three of the positions are open-rank, and we welcome applications from candidates who can help us build our new Life Science curriculum and establish a new program that embodies the latest advances in learning science and trains students for future careers in medicine, public health, biology, and related fields.

The University of Kentucky-

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky is seeking candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor faculty position to start Fall 2019. We encourage candidates with research in the broad areas of biological chemistry or materials chemistry, as well as the ability to take advantage of collaborative opportunities in the Department and on-campus. A Ph.D. in Chemistry or a related field and postdoctoral experience (minimum of six months) is required.

October 2018

University Nebraska-

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Nebraska is seeking to fill openings for two tenure track positions at the assistant professor level. We request your assistance in bringing these openings to the attention of your students and postdocs. More information and application instructions can be found on our website

Agnes Scott College- Assistant Professor in Organic Chemistry

The Agnes Scott College Chemistry Department invites applications for an Assistant Professor in organic chemistry and related areas, to begin August of 2019. This is a three-year, full-time, non-tenure track position.  A strong commitment to both undergraduate teaching and research is expected. The ideal candidate should be prepared to incorporate undergraduates into their research program. The teaching load is the equivalent of five courses per year and includes introductory chemistry, organic chemistry, courses in areas of specialty, and the possibility of contributing to the college global learning or leadership development curriculum. A Ph.D. is desired by August of 2019, but candidates may be hired at the rank of Instructor if they have almost completed a Ph.D. by the start date. The successful candidate will possess teaching experience, research publications, and a commitment to working with a socially and economically diverse student population.

Interested applicants should e-mail their cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV), teaching and research statements, and three letters of recommendation to: Prof. Sarah A. Winget, Chair, Department of Chemistry, (please include “Chemistry Search” in subject line). Additional materials – including syllabi, teaching evaluations, and official graduate transcripts – will be solicited from selected candidates later in the search process. Review of applications will begin on December 3, 2018.


The George Washington University- Assistant or Associate Professor of Chemistry

(Application review will benign on October 22nd)

The Department of Chemistry at the George Washington University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Chemistry beginning as early as Fall 2019 in Organic Materials Chemistry. The search, which is pending final budgetary approval, is open to all areas of organic materials chemistry, including polymers, “soft” or biodegradable materials and ionic liquids. Applications of organic materials for energy/environmental needs, green chemistry or biomedical systems and that complement the existing strengths of the department are of particular interest.

The Department of Chemistry at the George Washington University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Chemistry beginning as early as Fall 2019 in Analytical Chemistry. The search, which is pending final budgetary approval, is open to all areas of analytical chemistry, including those with application to separations with particular focus on biomolecules or sensors for use in energy/environmental needs or homeland security and that complement the existing strengths of the department.


University of Utah- Science and Math Cluster Hire initiative

This initiative involves all four departments in the College of Science (Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics & Astronomy) as well as the College of Education.  For the 2018-19 academic year, we are seeking applicants who would be placed in Chemistry, Mathematics, or Physics & Astronomy.

September 2018

Bryn Mawr College- Assistant Professor of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2019 in organic chemistry. The successful candidate will regularly teach in the two-semester organic chemistry sequence and be able to offer advanced courses in their area of specialization, as well as contribute to college-wide initiatives. The candidate will be expected to establish and maintain a program of scholarly research, which involves undergraduate and graduate students. Candidates must have completed all Ph.D. requirements by the start date. Post-doctoral research experience is desirable.

Colorado School of Mines-Tenured or Tenure Track Faculty position

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely-related field. Applicants for a tenured position should have an established record of research, teaching, mentorship and outreach whereas junior (non-tenured, tenure-track) applicants must demonstrate outstanding potential to establish an internationally renowned, collaborative, well-funded research program, as well as the potential for becoming an excellent teacher and mentor.


Loyola UniversityAssistant Professor of Chemistry (Tenure Track)

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Loyola University New Orleans seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position in the area of experimental or computational physical or biophysical chemistry at the Assistant Professor level starting in August 2019. We are an ACS-approved department that values undergraduate research in addition to excellent teaching. Candidates whose research interests complement existing faculty efforts are encouraged to apply. A Ph.D. degree in chemistry is required.