Laboratory Chemist

Winthrop University   Rock Hill, SC   Full-time     Education
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Posted on June 2, 2021

Laboratory Chemist

Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

Winthrop University is seeking a full-time Laboratory Chemist in the Department of Chemistry, Physics, and Geology, beginning July 2021. The Laboratory Chemist provides essential set-up and support for teaching and research laboratories; procures and organizes chemicals and supplies; trains and supervises student lab assistants; and performs duties outlined in the department’s Chemical Hygiene and Safety Plan, collaborating with faculty and staff in a team-oriented environment.

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in chemistry is required, preferably from an ACS-approved program. Two years of chemistry work experience is desired, preferably in a laboratory environment. The equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered.

The successful applicant will demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills and strong personal ethics for mentoring of students and working in a team environment; mastery of fundamental concepts of General and Organic Chemistry; good planning and organizational skills related to laboratory set-up and purchasing; and the ability to work independently. The ability lift up to 25 pounds is also required, as is kneeling, bending, and placing objects on shelves.


The Department: Winthrop’s Department of Chemistry, Physics, and Geology ( offers an ACS-approved B.S. degree in chemistry, an ASBMB-accredited program in biochemistry, and minors in geology and physics. The department is well-equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation for teaching and research, and dedicated to diversity and inclusive excellence. The pursuit of year-round undergraduate research is a primary program focus.


When applying, a cover letter and resume are required.


Winthrop University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.