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  1. Future Leaders in Public Service Internship program
  2. Assistant Professor of Biology, Campbellsville University
  3. Assistant Professor of Biology, Bellarmine University
  4. Geology Adjunct Instructor, Jefferson Community and Technical College
  5. Adjunct Faculty, Organic Chemistry, Spalding University
  6. Kentuckians for the Commonwealth seeks Executive Director/ Co-executive Director
  7. Master’s student position opening in Cell Biology Laboratory, Murray State University
  8. Research technician position opening in Cell Biology Laboratory, Murray State University
  9. Louisville Nature Center Environmental Educators
  10. Job listings for the Commonwealth of Kentucky
  11. Tech Corps part time instructors & support staff
  12. Kentucky Science Center Job Openings
  13. US Geological Survey Career Opportunities

  1. Operated by the Partnership for Public Service, the Future Leaders in Public Service Internship Program is recruiting young talent to join the federal workforce in support of two agencies. The program places students with critically needed skills into paid internships and aims to develop a diverse pool of young talent for these agencies. Details at ourpublicservice.org
  2. Assistant Professor of Biology, Campbellsville University, to teach Anatomy & Physiology and other courses. Contact Jason Lawson, 270-789-5180., jobs@campbellsville.edu. Open until filled.
  3. Bellarmine University (in Louisville, Kentucky) invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in the Biology Department starting August 2022.  Applicants will minimally be expected to teach Plant Biology/Physiology, Molecular Biology and General Biology and preferred candidates will have experience developing and delivering those courses. Qualified candidates will be expected to establish an active research program and supervise undergraduate researchers. Evidence of teaching excellence is strongly desired. Qualified applicants will also be responsible for maintenance and care for Bellarmine’s greenhouse.  Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching and scholarship philosophies, personal diversity statement and names/contact information for three professional references to the attention of Dr. Paul Kiser, Chair of Biology, by clicking on the link below. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Read the full announcement here.  Applications will NOT be accepted via e-mail.  Link to submit applications
  4. The Natural Science Department of Jefferson Community and Technical College has openings for Geology Adjunct Instructors to teach all levels of Geology. The primary responsibilities of these positions are to teach courses, maintain some office hours for mentoring and coaching students, success and retention activities, and utilization of a learning management system such as Blackboard for communication and feedback. These positions may teach on any of our  Jefferson’s campuses. Please note that this is an adjunct pool.  KCTCS will contact applicants as needed for classes. Closes Dec 31, 2021.
  5. The School of Natural Science is seeking qualified applicants for a part-time, adjunct faculty position to teach Organic Chemistry I and II lecture and lab at the undergraduate level.  Courses are taught in 6-week sessions requiring a hands-on approach and high level of interaction between instructor and students. CHEM 301 Organic Chemistry I and CHEM 311 Organic Chemistry I Lab courses will be held Session 4, January 31-March 10, 2022. CHEM 302 Organic Chemistry II and CHEM 312 Organic Chemistry II Lab will be held Session 5, March 21-April 28, 2022. Currently the delivery method is “face-to-face” but is subject to change. Candidates should hold a graduate degree in Chemistry or a closely related field and provide evidence of teaching experience. All applicants must possess a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in chemistry. For more information, please contact Dr. Jennifer Doyle. 
  6. Kentuckians for the Commonwealth seeks Executive Director / Co-executive Director. Kentuckians For The Commonwealth (KFTC) is looking for one or two Executive Directors who are passionate about member-led grassroots organizing and racial justice to lead the organization in building power in Kentucky. Deadline: November 1, 2021.
  7. Master’s student position opening in Cell Biology Laboratory. Full-time research assistantship is available in the laboratory of Dr. Alexey Arkov, Department of Biological Sciences, Murray State University. The successful candidate will pursue the Master of Science degree and will be involved in cutting-edge research to study the molecular mechanisms of germline development in Drosophila.
    The successful applicant will receive an annual stipend of $26,000 and free tuition.
    For more information about Arkov lab, see http://www.murraystate.edu/arkovlab/
    A Bachelor’s degree at the time of employment is required.
    Highly-motivated applicants, who are interested in biochemical quantitative approaches to study cells and subcellular structures, are invited to email a short resume/CV, an unofficial transcript from an undergraduate university and contact information for two references to Dr. Arkov
    Murray is a university town located in Western Kentucky approximately 120 miles west of Nashville, TN.
    Consideration of applications will start immediately and continue until the position has been filled.
  8. Research technician position opening in Cell Biology Laboratory
    Full-time research technician position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Alexey Arkov, Department of Biological Sciences, Murray State University. The successful applicant will be involved in cell biology research to study the molecular and genetic aspects of germline development and subcellular organelles.
    For more information about Arkov lab, see http://www.murraystate.edu/arkovlab/
    A Bachelor’s degree at the time of employment is required. Applicants, who are highly interested in cell biology research, should email a short resume/CV, an unofficial transcript from an undergraduate university and contact information for two references to Dr. Arkov. Consideration of applications will start immediately and continue until the position has been filled. 
  9. Louisville Nature Center  is hiring seasonal Environmental Educators
  10. The Commonwealth of Kentucky posts jobs in state agencies  for scientists,  engineers, health care professionals and more
  11.  Tech Corps part time instructors & support staff
  12.  Kentucky Science Center job openings: Would you like to work for an engaging non-profit committed to offering education in a fast paced and fun environment? Do you like people, hundreds of them? Bring your talents to the Kentucky Science Center.
    Current openings are posted at: https://kysciencecenter.org/about/careers/
  13. USGS Career Opportunities: https://www2.usgs.gov/ohr/