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 semester.

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July 18, 2017: Physical Chemistry Tenure-Track Position Available

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, CSU Bakersfield invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2018. Evidence of potential to conduct independent research with undergraduate students and a Ph.D. in physical chemistry or related discipline is required. University teaching experience or postdoctoral experience is preferred. Review of files will commence on October 2, 2017. CSUB is committed to equal opportunity. View the flyer for more details and how to apply.

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 Opportunities

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.

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

UCLA PREP is a six-week non-residential program designed to provide pre-medical and pre-dental 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