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October 2020

EASTMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY Openings for Organic Chemists – 10/8/2020

Eastman has a couple of openings for organic chemists.  If you are seeking an industrial position, please apply sooner rather than later. This is time sensitive.

34070

External:  https://career4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=34070&company=eastmanprd

34081

External:  https://career4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=34081&company=eastmanprd

 

TWO OPPORTUNITIES FROM GILEAD

Research Associate, Medicinal Chemistry

At Gilead, we strive to transform the promise of science and technology into therapies that have the power to cure, prevent or treat disease. We have worked tirelessly to bring forward medicines for life-threatening diseases in the areas of HIV, AIDS, liver diseases, hematology and oncology, and inflammation and respiratory diseases. The way we see it, the impossible is not impossible. It’s simply what hasn’t been achieved yet. This is how we built a culture of excellence that is fueled by a passion for improving lives of people around the world. We are growing a diverse team of professionals and we need your unique talents, expertise and background to help millions of people around the world live healthier.

Job Description:
As a Research Associate, you will join a cross-functional research team whose goal is to discover curative medicines for life-threatening diseases. With state-of-the-art research facilities and a team of experienced scientists who are passionate about discovering drugs, the Medicinal Chemistry group at Gilead empowers every chemist to take part in the act of invention. In a 1:1 reporting structure, Research Associates collaborate with their scientific mentor to design and efficiently synthesize molecular targets for evaluation as potential drug candidates. In addition to developing custom syntheses, you will be responsible for generating molecular designs by interpreting and integrating biological data. Interactions with colleagues in biology and other disciplines offer new avenues for development and are facilitated through team meetings where all levels of the department join discussions and contribute ideas.

Responsibilities and Skills:
• Conduct multi-step synthetic sequences toward key target molecules, using appropriate purification and compound characterization techniques
• Maintain a high level of scientific integrity and laboratory safety
• Apply independent thinking to resolve synthetic and chemical biology challenges
• Analyze and accurately record data using Electronic Laboratory Notebooks
• Participate in and present results at team meetings
• Demonstrate good verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills

Qualifications:
• BS or MS degree in Organic Chemistry including synthetic chemistry research experience
• Experience with multi-step synthetic organic chemistry
• Familiarity with modern chromatographic and analytical techniques, including flash chromatography, HPLC, LCMS and NMR
• Familiarity with ChemDraw and literature searching software (SciFinder or Reaxys)
• Strong desire to work in multi-disciplinary teams, learn new skills and proactively solve problems

To apply, please email your CV and a short research summary to: Yasamin.Moazami@gilead.com (graduated from Joshua Pierce’s lab)

Gilead Sciences, Inc. 333 Lakeside Drive Foster City, CA 94404 USA
phone 650 574 3000 facsimile 650 578 9264 www.gilead.com

Research Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry

At Gilead, we strive to transform the promise of science and technology into therapies that have the power to cure, prevent or treat disease. We have worked tirelessly to bring forward medicines for life-threatening diseases in the areas of HIV, AIDS, liver diseases, hematology and oncology, and inflammation and respiratory diseases. The way we see it, the impossible is not impossible. It’s simply what hasn’t been achieved yet. This is how we built a culture of excellence that is fueled by a passion for improving lives of people around the world. We are growing a diverse team of professionals and we need your unique talents, expertise and background to help millions of people around the world live healthier.

Job Description:
As Research Scientist you will have the responsibility to design and execute the synthesis of novel molecules within a multi-disciplinary drug discovery team. The proposal of new molecular targets, application of scientific rigor, and application of creative solutions to challenging
problems are essential skills. The successful candidate will have an excellent track record and a commitment to tackling drug discovery challenges through organic synthesis. Preference will be given to individuals with excellent leadership skills and a strong desire to succeed.

Qualifications:
• Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry with an emphasis on synthetic methodology or total synthesis.
• Exceptional synthetic skills and knowledge of modern organic synthesis techniques
• Strong written and oral communication skills with a high-impact publication record.
• Desire to work in multi-disciplinary teams, learn new skills and proactively solve problems

To apply, please email your CV and a short research summary to: Yasamin.Moazami@gilead.com (graduated from Joshua Pierce’s lab)

Gilead Sciences, Inc. 333 Lakeside Drive Foster City, CA 94404 USA
phone 650 574 3000 facsimile 650 578 9264 www.gilead.com

October 2020

BLADEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE in Dublin North Carolina  is looking for a chemistry instructor, preferably with 18 graduate hours in biology. Here is the detailed job description that we put out in July. Please let me know if you would be interested.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:  Individual must have a master’s degree in chemistry or in biology with 18 graduate hours in chemistry.  Successful teaching experience in the field of chemistry is required. Successful teaching experience in both chemistry and biology is preferred. Previous community college experience is preferred.

Dr. Joyce Bahhouth     

Dean of Arts and Sciences

Bladen Community College

PO Box 266, 7418 NC Hwy 41 West

Dublin, North Carolina 28332

Main Phone : 910-879-5500

Direct Line: 910-879-5540

Bldg. 1 Room 133

jbahhouth@bladencc.edu

www.bladencc.edu

 

 

September 2020

NC DEQ Environmental Toxicologist Vacancy

The Department of Environmental Quality is actively recruiting for an Environmental Toxicologist. The successful candidate will serve as the technical authority to the Department of Environmental Quality/Department of Health & Human Services Science Advisory Board (SAB or Board), by helping to identify and frame the issues to be considered by the Board, by compiling relevant published research and case study materials to support the Board’s deliberations, and to participate in those deliberations upon request of the Board or the Department. To qualify for this position a person must have a Doctorate in chemistry, toxicology or a biomedical related discipline from an appropriately accredited institution and two years of experience in environmental toxicology.

North Carolina State University is noted for their Chemistry Program. If you might be aware of any alumni who has a PHD and two or more years of research experience in environmental toxicology who may be interested in this challenging role, please make them aware of this opportunity.

Interested candidates may apply at the Office of State Human Resources state application portal at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/northcarolina

Tajia Brown

Recruitment & Retention Manager

Division of Human Resources

North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality

919-707-8310  Office

919-210-6112  DEQ Mobile

Tajia.Brown@ncdenr.gov 

217 West Jones Street

1601 Mail Service Center

 

June 2020

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Texas at Austin is seeking applicants for two full-time, non-tenure track teaching positions.  Links to the position postings are here: 

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Instruction

https://apply.interfolio.com/76762 

Associate or Full Professor of Instruction

https://apply.interfolio.com/76761 

Both positions will be responsible for teaching undergraduate chemistry lecture courses.  We are seeking applicants at all levels of experience.  While eventual relocation to Austin is expected, all Fall 2020 lecture courses will be delivered online, which allows for a flexible relocation timeline.  I would appreciate your assistance in distributing these ads to anyone who may be interested.

Jennifer S. Brodbelt
Department Chair
Rowland Pettit Centennial Chair in Chemistry
Department of Chemistry

University of Texas at Austin

May 2020

EPA’s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP) is recruiting a team of interdisciplinary scientists to work on TSCA risk assessment requirements at our Research Triangle Park, North Carolina worksite. Please see information below about job opportunities that are currently posted on USA Jobs. Please share this information with anyone that you feel may be interested. Thank you.

OCSPP Job Opportunity Currently Posted to USA Jobs:

The following job opportunities are currently posted on USA Jobs. The open period is 05/01/20 to 05/08/20. The announcements are advertised at the federal government grade level GS-9 and GS-11. The full promotion potential is a GS-13. To be considered for these positions, applicants must apply on-line at the USAJOBS.gov website by the closing date of the announcement and follow the vacancy announcement instructions for providing any applicable supplemental information. For questions regarding this job opportunity, please contact Chelsea Vaughn at vaughn.chelsea@epa.gov or 919-541-4215. To learn more about EPA’s chemical safety office, please visit: https://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/about-office-chemical-safety-and-pollution-prevention-ocspp. For information on federal benefits, visit: https://www.epa.gov/careers/salaries-and-benefits.

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. www.borregaard.com
Interested candidates can forward their resume or CV to:

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

jennifer.rohde@borregaard.com