Jobs Available in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

The Department sometimes needs tutors, teaching assistants, graders, and supplemental instruction leaders. To apply for any of these positions, submit the application form and a copy of your resume to the Department Office (SCI II 273) at least one month prior to the start of the new quarter.

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September 26, 2016: Lecturer in Chemistry Position Available

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, CSU Bakersfield invites applications for a full time lecturer position to begin January 2016. Review of files will commence on October 26, 2016. CSUB is an equal opportunity employer. For more details and how to apply, go to: https://www.csub.edu/facultyaffairs/_files/FTL-Chemistry-2016.pdf

Research & Internships

Interested in a research opportunity or internship? Check out the Research page.

Other Career-Related Programs

The following programs provide training, mentoring, or other preparation for careers that chemistry majors can pursue.

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ScribeAmerica Career Opporunties

ScribeAmerica is looking to fill part-time/full-time positions in the Bakersfield. This company trains you to become a medical scribe which is a part of the healthcare team. A medical scribe essentially transcribes the physician-patient encounter into the Electronic Medical Record (EMR). This is an entry-level job for students interested in healthcare as it gives them real-life experience working alongside doctors in a clinical environment.

Stanford Summer Health Careers Opportunity Program (SSHCOP)

Stanford Summer HCOP is six-week academically intensive residential program that provides a living and learning community for talented college sophomores and juniors who plan to pursue a career in medicine. Selectees will be awarded a scholarship that covers all program expenses including housing, meals, participation fees and materials.

UCLA Pre-medical/Pre-dental Enrichment Program (UCLA PREP)

UCLA PREP is a six-week non-residential program designed to provide premedical and predental students from disadvantaged backgrounds with a means of strengthening their ability and readiness to study medicine or dentistry. As a result of full participation in UCLA PREP, participants should have enhanced their chances of being accepted to medical or dental school and succeeding once there.

Jobs & Careers Links

The following links are recommend for students exploring job and career opportunities:

  1. CSUB Center for Community Engagement & Career Education
  2. American Chemical Society (ACS) Careers
  3. American Chemical Society (ACS) Webinars - Career Channel
  4. Indeed (job search engine)
  5. Science Careers (from the journal Science)
  6. ACS Directory of Graduate Research (DGR) (for students considering graduate school)


Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA  93311-1022 

Phone: (661) 654-2030
Fax: (661) 654-2040
Website: http://www.csub.edu/chemistry/
Email: chemistry@csub.edu
Office: Science II 273