Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities
Employment Opportunities

Recruiting & Communications Coordinator

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA - LINCOLN

Apply online (https://employment.unl.edu) to Requisition #S_180783

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln (UNL) is seeking a Recruiting & Communications Coordinator. This position is responsible for creating and implementing a strategic plan for recruiting graduate and undergraduate students, and marketing the chemistry department. Responsibilities include oversight of graduate admissions. The Recruiting & Communications Coordinator will work with the graduate admissions chair, the graduate admissions committee, and recruiting staff to coordinate and/or implement activities in the Department of Chemistry related to graduate and undergraduate student recruiting and admissions. This position will oversee graduate, undergraduate and alumni marketing mailings and correspondence, oversee and/or implement design, production and updating of departmental marketing publications and promotional materials. This will include coordinating, acquiring, archiving and updating materials in support of marketing efforts. The Recruiting and Communications Coordinator will interface with the College of Arts & Sciences’ and the Universities’ Communication and Marketing teams to collaborate on a variety of communication efforts. The Recruiting & Communications Coordinator will work with the graduate admissions chair, UNL Graduate College representatives and departmental web group to revamp and maintain departmental website, streamline the graduate program admission process, and support a web-based application process. This position works with departmental leadership and staff to plan and implement outreach activities, including but not limited to: Chemistry Day and representation at American Chemical Society meetings.

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree plus one year of experience working in higher education, public relations, marketing, or related field required; equivalent education or experience considered. Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and communication skills, both verbal and written, essential. Computer experience with word processing and basic spreadsheet software required. Familiarity with web and social media tools necessary. Must have the ability to learn internet-based university computing systems.

Preferred experience includes: Communications, marketing or recruitment experience preferred. Familiarity with academic programs desirable. Ability to design and utilize print, online and social media tools preferred.

Information about the department and this staff position can be found at http://www.chem.unl.edu.

Go to the link http://employment.unl.edu/postings/60863 to view this job posting and to apply for the position. To be considered, please upload a cover letter, detailed resume and the names of three references with your completed application. Review of applications will begin October 8, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is an EO/AA employer and encourages minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Chemical and Laboratory Safety Specialist

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA - LINCOLN

Apply online (https://employment.unl.edu) to Requisition #S_180751

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln (UNL) is seeking a Chemical and Laboratory Safety Specialist. The Chemical and Laboratory Safety Specialist is responsible for implementation of appropriate chemical hygiene policies and practices; informing of chemical-related health and safety requirements and assisting with the selection of appropriate safety controls, laboratory and other workplace practices and procedures; working with the Department and lab groups to develop and review processes for using hazardous and non-hazardous chemicals; assisting with spill response and clean-up; conducting periodic safety inspections in conjunction with the Department’s Safety Committee, and immediately taking steps to abate circumstances that may pose a risk to life or safety; protecting the chemical safety of the teaching, research and departmental environment of students, faculty and staff. Other duties as assigned.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, or closely related field plus two years of related experience in chemical management required; equivalent education/experience considered. Previous experience in laboratory research and/or stockroom environment with the handling of chemicals necessary. Must have knowledge of chemistry lab glassware, equipment, reagents and safe lab practices. Work history will have demonstrated excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills preferred, attention to detail, a high level of accuracy, ability to multi-task and to work within established procedures. Ability to use word processing, database, email and web browsers necessary.

Preferred experience includes: Master’s degree in Chemistry, or closely related field preferred. General working experience with UNL eShop preferred.

Information about the Department and this staff position can be found at chem.unl.edu.

How to apply: Click on the link http://employment.unl.edu/postings/60732 to view this job posting and to apply for the position. To be considered, please upload a cover letter, detailed Resume and the names of three references with your completed application. Review of applications will begin September 21, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is an EO/AA employer and encourages minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Assistant Professor in Chemistry

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA - LINCOLN

Apply online (https://employment.unl.edu) to Requisition #F_180111

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. We seek an individual with expertise in mass spectrometry to increase use of the newly enhanced chemistry mass spectrometry facility, including a recently installed 15T FT-ICR (https://ms.unl.edu/), for investigating cutting edge biological questions at the molecular level. The successful candidate will complement current biomedical research expertise in the Department of Chemistry (https://chem.unl.edu/) and the intercampus Nebraska Center for Integrated Biomolecular Communication (http://ncibc.unl.edu/). Specific research areas of interest include, but are not limited to, mass spectrometry imaging, top down proteomics, protein structure and dynamics, and discovery metabolomics. The anticipated start date is August 2019.

UNL is a land grant institution with a strong commitment to research, teaching, outreach, and service and a Carnegie Foundation “Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity” university committed to further strengthening its research standing. Minimum qualifications for the position include a PhD in chemistry, biochemistry, biophysics or allied discipline and the ability to contribute to introductory level chemistry teaching as well as upper division and graduate level courses. Preferred qualifications include a strong record of scholarly activity, and strong evidence for the potential to develop an impactful, externally-funded research program.

For consideration, applicants must complete the on-line Faculty/Administrative form and submit application materials at http://employment.unl.edu, requisition F_180111. Applicants should attach a cover letter/personal statement, a curriculum vitae, a statement of proposed research and a statement of teaching philosophy (maximum of six pages combined as Other Document) and contact information for three references. Applicants must also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent by email to chemsearch@unl.edu or to Search Committee, Attn: Rachel Darlington, Department of Chemistry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68588-0304. Inquiries regarding the position or the application process should be directed to: ChemSearch@unl.edu, or Search Chair, Department of Chemistry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 545 Hamilton Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588-0304 (Fax: 402-472-9402).

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.

Assistant Professor in Chemistry

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA - LINCOLN

Apply online (https://employment.unl.edu) to Requisition #F_180110

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln invites applications for four tenure-track assistant professor positions in a new interdisciplinary cluster initiative in Quantum Materials and Technologies (QMT). This significant investment will increase UNL’s capacity and leadership in one of the major challenges of science and engineering for the future. The QMT initiative builds upon research strengths in our NSF-supported Materials Research Science and Engineering Center and Nebraska Nanoscale Facility: National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure, as well as the Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience. UNL is a Carnegie Foundation “Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity” university, and is on a strong growth trajectory in research and student enrollment.

The QMT initiative seeks collaborative faculty in physics, materials science and engineering, chemistry, and electrical and computer engineering. Research areas of interest include: quantum superposition and entanglement, synthesis of complex and nanoscale materials, quantum measurement and control, quantum-enabled sensors and metrology, and synthetic quantum systems and quantum simulation. The anticipated start date is August 2019.

More specifically, the Department of Chemistry invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. We seek an individual specializing in quantum materials synthesis, growth and characterization. Minimum qualifications include a PhD in chemistry or allied discipline, and the ability to contribute to introductory level chemistry teaching as well as upper division and graduate level courses. Preferred qualifications include a strong record of scholarly activity, and strong evidence for the potential to develop an impactful, externally-funded research program that strengthens the QMT initiative.

To be considered for the chemistry position, applicants must complete the on-line Faculty/Administrative form and submit application materials at http://employment.unl.edu, requisition F_180110. Applicants should attach a cover letter/personal statement, a curriculum vitae, a statement of proposed research and a statement of teaching philosophy (maximum of six pages combined as Other Document), and contact information for three references. Applicants must also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent by email to chemsearch@unl.edu or to Search Committee, Attn: Rachel Darlington, Department of Chemistry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68588-0304. Inquiries regarding the position or the application process should be directed to: ChemSearch@unl.edu, or Search Chair, Department of Chemistry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 545 Hamilton Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588-0304 (Fax: 402-472-9402). Review of applications will begin November 1, 2018, and continue until the position has been filled.

As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.