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Opportunities in the Department of Chemistry

Lecturer Position in Chemistry 

Posted 9/30

Stanford University, Department of Chemistry

The Stanford Chemistry Department invites applications for a Ph.D.-level Lecturer position to begin autumn 2021 to join a team of Lecturers in the Department. The candidate should have a strong background in biochemistry, organic or general chemistry. This position is a full-time, 9-month, fixed-term, full-benefit appointment. The initial appointment is for 2 years, with reappointment terms of 3 years. Summer instruction positions are also available to provide for a 12-month salary. The teaching duties vary quarterly between instructing independent laboratories to co-instructing in an integrated lecture/laboratory course with a faculty member. The department is moving aggressively toward active learning, thus the ideal candidate will also be involved in developing and evaluating new active learning materials. In addition to instruction, the candidate will be responsible for evolving laboratory exercises, mentoring course teaching assistants, advising students, and participating in Department committees, as appropriate. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy (1 page), and three letters of recommendation addressing their teaching and/or administrative abilities. 

All materials must be submitted electronically to Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/16992

Completed applications will be reviewed beginning December 1, 2020. 

Email inquiries and questions may be directed to Amy Rutherford (amyruth@stanford.edu). 

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.
 

Facilities Specialist 1

Posted 9/24/2020

JOB PURPOSE:

Come work for us! The Stanford Chemistry Department includes 25 faculty, 4 lecturers, ~80 postdocs, ~250 PhD students, 10 research staff, and 25 administrative staff, with an annual consolidated budget of approximately $30 million. The Department facilities consist of over 160,000 square feet of research, classroom and administrative space spread over 6 buildings.  We are looking for a Facilities Specialist to join the Chemistry Facilities, EH&S and Infrastructure IT team.  In this position, the candidate will perform specialized, diverse work activities and coordinate solutions, under limited supervision, solely supporting the mail and packaging operations, maintenance, repair, upkeep, inventory tracking, and refurbishing activities related to the physical environment and building systems of the department. This is an individual contributor role.

Please submit both a resume and cover letter when applying for this position.

CORE DUTIES:

Serve as property operations / maintenance point of contact for facilities' issues in assigned building(s), unit(s), lab(s); initiate work requests, monitor completion; coordinate and monitor routine maintenance services completion (trash, utilities, custodial, pest control, long term preservation, inspections, grounds, landscapes, alarms, systems & equipment); perform condition assessments on appearance, equipment, or troubleshooting (formulated by another group, FSM); implement preventive maintenance plan; coordinate & integrate utility usage/optimization(monitor usage, gather info, provide recommendations, follow-up, shutdown requirements); coordinate contract work, third party vendors; identify, recommend & implement building operations & process modifications to the facility for increased productivity and/or cost reduction; coordinate maintenance logistics (to avoid faculty conflicts, events).

Handle property administration by completing tagging, data entry and inventory; completing purchase orders, receiving; and completing record keeping, tracking, information gathering and support for space allocation decision makers.

Implement facility security programs by distributing keys, providing building access, monitoring access records, assessing security infrastructure needs (security cameras, interlocks, alarms); and assessing and changing access schedules.

Complete project coordination by: performing the assigned tasks within department projects; acting as a project coordinator/liaison; and overseeing and executing projects (limited to small, local projects), including their organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation.

Serve as safety management coordinator by correcting identified safety issues; tracking chemical inventory, disposal, hazardous waste; communicating and implementing disposal procedures in laboratory settings; conducting safety training and/or new employee facility orientation; and participating in emergency preparedness, recovery and business continuity coordination.

Coordinate communications services (network administration, desktop support, primary troubleshooting, and telephony liaison); provide updates, alerts, notifications to building occupants, including websites, phones; and oversee mailing services, shipping and delivery.

Coordinate space management and planning activities including: move coordination; space inventory; space allocation tracking; specifying set-ups; maximizing space utilization; providing input into facilities renewal model; and capital plan implementation (as assigned).

Please apply on the Stanford University Careers Website.