October 18, 2016
October 17, 2016
The Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST) is now accepting an application for Steel Scholarship Program. The scholarship is open to university freshmen, sophomore, and junior students. AIST scholarships are awarded on an annual basis to talented and dedicated students to encourage them to pursue careers within iron and steel-related industries. Up to US$6,000 is offered for graduate students in the honor of people in the steel industry who have made a significant contribution or achievement to steel technology.
The Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST) is a non-profit organization with 18,000 members from more than 70 countries. The mission of AIST is to advance the technical development, production, processing and application of iron and steel.
- Students in the following engineering/engineering technology majors may apply: metallurgy, materials science, electrical, mechanical, chemical, industrial, and environmental, computer science.
- Applications will be accepted from university freshmen, sophomore, and junior applicants.
- Applicant must be enrolled full-time in a four-year undergraduate program at an accredited North American university.
- Applicant should have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
- Application, essay and recommendation letters should express a strong interest in the iron and steel industry.
How to Apply:
The following documents must be submitted:
- A current resume with work experience and any extracurricular activities, noting any leadership positions.
- An essay, not to exceed two pages in length, citing professional goals, explaining why the student is interested in a career in the steel industry, and discussing how your skills could be applied to enhance the industry.
- Letters of recommendation from a professor or academic advisor familiar with your work and interest in the steel industry (minimum of two) and from an employer (optional, but recommended if the student has relevant industry work experience). Endorsement letters should be made to the attention of the AIST Foundation Scholarship Committee. Letters must be submitted directly to lwharrey-at-aist.org.
- A current academic transcript or other official documentation of academic standing and performance. Official transcripts are not required.
Financial Aid and Award Amount:
Up to US$6,000 is offered for graduate students.
Completed applications, including all required documents, should be submitted electronically by October 31, 2016.
Link for More Information:
Questions about the scholarships and/or application process should be directed to Lori Wharrey at +1.724.814.3044.
October 13, 2016
You may have heard that the Woodrow Wilson Foundation is currently recruiting candidates to theWoodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship. Your referrals are extremely helpful—many of the program’s most successful Fellows have found us through recommendations from trusted sources like you.
The WW Teaching Fellowship is now accepting applications for this year’s first deadline, October 23. Please consider sharing this email with individuals who you think would be strong candidates. This prestigious fellowship provides top applicants with unparalleled opportunities: a generous stipend ($30,000); admission into a competitive master’s degree program; extensive preparation; ongoing mentoring; teacher certification; and more.
Representatives of the WW Teaching Fellowship attend more than 100 on-campus recruiting events nationwide. For more information about campus visits, please reach out to Neema Ndiba, our Admissions Counselor. We also host a series of admission webinars. Our next webinar, to be held on Wednesday, October 19, at 6 PM EST, will provide an overview of the program and the selection process. Those interested in attending the webinar can contact Danielle DiFiore, our Program Assistant for Online Recruitment, for the login information.
Thanks for giving this opportunity some thought. We look forward to hearing from any candidates you can refer to us. For more information, please visit http://woodrow.org/STEM.
October 13, 2016
October 13, 2016
Save the date for:
Graduate Programs in Chemistry and Biochemistry
Saturday, November 5, 2016
The Open House includes:
• Overview of master’s and doctoral programs
• Tours of our outstanding research facilities and the beautiful UT Main Campus
• Opportunities for undergraduate researchers to acquire data on state-of-the-art instrumentation
• Meetings with faculty, staff and graduate students
• Poster session showcasing recent research results
• Complimentary pizza and soft drinks
Contact Charlene Hansen at
Charlene.firstname.lastname@example.org or 419-530-7902
to ensure you get up-to-date information.
RSVP BY NOVEMBER 3, 2016
October 5, 2016
Tenure Track Faculty Position
Georgia Institute of Technology
School of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Atlanta, GA 30332-0400
THE GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, SCHOOL OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position in the development of any aspect of chemistry or biochemistry related to feedstocks from renewable and sustainable sources. Research areas of interest include, but are not limited to, functional biomaterials, catalysis, energy harvesting and storage, efficient syntheses and processes, and plant bioengineering and synthetic biology. Opportunities for significant interaction with and support from the Renewable Bioproducts Institute at Georgia Tech (www.bioproducts.gatech.edu) will be available. Candidates with interdisciplinary research programs may be considered for joint appointments with other campus units.
Exceptional candidates at all levels are encouraged to apply. Assistant Professor candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, description of research plans, description of teaching interests and philosophy, and arrange for the submission of three letters of recommendation. Candidates at advanced levels should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references. All materials and requests for information should be submitted electronically, as per the instructions found at:
The application deadline is November 15, 2016, with application review continuing until the position is filled. Georgia Tech is an equal education/employment opportunity institution.
October 4, 2016
Kent State University is ranked as one of the top 90 public universities in the nation, has a strong research mission, and is dedicated to student and faculty success. We are consistently rated by the Chronicle of Higher Education as a “Great College to Work For” and Kent State is fondly regarded by students, faculty, staff, and alumni as home. Nestled in the Cuyahoga River Valley in beautiful NE Ohio, Kent State is less than 50 miles from Cleveland, 20 miles from Akron, and 10 miles from Cuyahoga National Park.
We encourage application from qualified analytical chemists to fill a tenured or tenure-track position in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Chemistry, or related field, and demonstrate a strong record of research, and success and commitment to work with diverse populations. He or she will be expected to establish highly productive and extramural funded research programs, engage in collaborative research, direct theses and dissertations, and exhibit a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching.
To apply for this position please upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a summary of plans for future research, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, and unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts to http://jobs.kent.edu/ (Job #999538). Applicants for tenured position should provide contact information for three referees. Applicants for tenure-track position should arrange for direct submission of three letters of recommendation to email@example.com or by mail to:
Chair, Analytical Faculty Search Committee
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Kent State University
PO Box 5190
Kent, OH 44242-0001
Kent State University is an AA/EOO employer.