Employment Opportunities

Laboratory Coordinator Position – (ID: 21000176)

The Laboratory Coordinator manages the organic and general chemistry instructional facilities. The duties include coordination of over 30 chemistry laboratory sections each year, including summer, each with approximately 46-48 students. In addition, The Laboratory Coordinator spend a good amount of time preparing behind the scenes to make sure the laboratories are fully stocked and functional. Other additional duties include maintaining laboratory instruments, purchasing chemicals, training of graduate teaching assistants, and coordinating the proper deposal of chemical waste.

Qualifications – External

Master’s degree in the assigned research area, or a bachelor’s degree in the assigned research area and two years of related experience, or a combination of education and related experience.

Preferred Hiring Qualifications

  • Should be flexible in learning different laboratory techniques throughout the Chemistry Department
  • Experience in a Chemistry laboratory

Special Instructions

To be fully considered for this position all candidates at the time of submission must provide the following documents:

  • Must include a complete and accurate GSU application
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter


Chemistry Lecturer

The Department of Chemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences at Georgia State University (GSU) seeks exceptional candidates for one non-tenure-track Lecturer position, starting Fall 2021. We seek candidates in the broadly defined field of chemistry and are especially interested in students from underrepresented groups. Instruction will be in core chemistry lecture and laboratory courses, ranging from nursing chemistry to advanced courses. Individuals with a record of outstanding teaching accomplishments with strong background in general and organic chemistry and college level teaching experience are strongly encouraged to apply. The potential to establish an unwavering dedication towards excellence in teaching and a demonstrated commitment to working with diverse student and faculty populations are required.

GSU, a world-class public doctoral research university, is located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, Georgia. GSU has invested significantly to its research enterprise in the past few years. GSU is among the nation’s public and private universities in the Carnegie Foundation’s elite category of Very High Research Activity. Candidates are invited to explore ongoing research, facilities and resources at https://research.gsu.edu/ and https://chemistry.gsu.edu/.

A Ph.D. degree in Chemistry or a related field is required. In the application letter or teaching material, applicants should explicitly address their readiness for effectively teaching Georgia State’s highly diverse student body, which includes many first-generation college students. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. The College of Arts & Sciences supports faculty professional success through mentoring programs and representation of faculty from all ranks in college-level program development. GSU is an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity. Applicants should submit a single PDF file consisting of cover letter, diversity statement, C.V., and statement of teaching philosophy. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to: Faculty Search Committee at chemfacultysearch@gsu.edu.

Review of applications will start immediately, and the position(s) will remain open until filled.

As a university committed to developing a diverse faculty, Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any federal state or local protected class.

Employment Office

The Employment Office of Georgia State University is located in downtown Atlanta close to several commercial parking lots at Suite 344, 3rd Floor of the One Park Place South Building.
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The Employment Office is open from 8:30 to 5:15, Monday through Friday.

Positions are contingent upon upon background verification and budgetary approval.

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.