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CHEM hires temporary faculty in the Lecturer job code when a regularly assigned courses faculty member is on sabbatical or other leave. Key responsibilities will be teaching in person, online, or a combination thereof. Compensation for Lecturers in CHEM range from $6,350 to $9,000 per course, dependent upon the number of student credit hours and enrollment. If you are interested in lecturing for CHEM, please send Associate Chair, Joost de Gouw your resume and indicate for which CHEM course(s) you would like to be considered. 

Student Hourly

The Chemistry Department and Research Labs in CHEM may hire student hourly employees throughout the year. Key responsibilities and hiring ranges follow the Office of Student Employment policy, as stated here. If you are a CU student and interested in working in a lab, please contact the Professor of the lab you are interested in joining. If you are interested in being considered for other Student Hourly positions in the Chemistry Department please contact our Chemistry HR Liaison

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Trainees

The Chemistry Department has an Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Program open to a limited number of undergraduate students for the Summer Term A session. The paid training program runs May 31 through July 1st (Summer Term A) and encompasses 85 hours of in-person Teaching Assistant training in our General Chemistry laboratories. The training program will pay $1,300 for the five-week program. Interested University of Colorado undergraduate students that are completing, or have completed, one of our General Chemistry classes should contact Dr. Matt Wise ( for more information.