Duke Noyce Fellowship

Dear Juniors and Seniors,
For those of who are considering a career in Education, Duke’s Program in Education offers a one-year Masters degree in science and math education. It is a wonderful program for anyone interested in high school STEM teaching or a career in an Education-related field.
The Program was recently awarded a very competitive grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), which will provide up to $30,000 of scholarship support and $1,000/month stipend to six science and math education    students. Highly competitive applicants will be fully funded by the MAT Program.
Please see the attached flyer for more information and contact Program Manager, Kate Allman, at kate.allman@duke.edu if you are interested in learning more.
Kate R. Allman
Program Manager, Duke Robert Noyce Fellowship
Instructor, Program in Education
1364 Campus Drive, 213H West Duke Bldg.
Box 90093
Durham, NC  27708


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Freshman Chemistry Stockroom Manager – GIT

Freshman Chemistry Stockroom Manager

Georgia Institute of Technology

School of Chemistry and Biochemistry

The Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry invites applications for the full-time position of Freshman Chemistry Stockroom Manager. A B.S. in Chemistry with relevant experience is required. Responsibilities include managing and supervising the day-to-day operations of the freshman laboratory and stockroom and supervision/training of student stockroom attendants. Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names of three references. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Georgia Tech is an equal education/employment opportunity institution.

Additional information about the position:

The Freshman Chemistry Stockroom Manager will be involved in all aspects of the freshman chemistry program in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Initial responsibilities will include: (i) maintaining inventory of chemicals, glassware, and equipment; (ii) coordinating with the Director of Freshman Chemistry and Freshman Chemistry Laboratory Coordinator to generate and monitor a laboratory budget; (iii) maintaining laboratory instrumentation; (iv) training and supervising teaching assistants and stockroom attendants; (v) preparation of chemicals and materials for laboratory experiments; (vi) assist faculty with development and design of new experiments; (vii) assist faculty with preparation of laboratory grant proposals.

This is a full-time (12 month) staff position. The individual will work closely with the Freshman Chemistry Laboratory Coordinator, Director of Freshman Chemistry, and the Associate Director of Freshman Chemistry.

The School endeavors to provide high-quality educational experiences to students from a variety of majors across the Institute. Georgia Tech’s cohort of entering students is among the most highly qualified at a public institution (the average SAT of entering students is approximately 2025 and average high school GPA of 3.90/4.00). The Freshman Chemistry program serves approximately 2,500 students per year (fall, spring, and summer semesters).

For further information contact:

Dr. Carrie Shepler, Director of Freshman Chemistry

School of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Georgia Institute of Technology

Email: carrie.shepler@chemistry.gatech.edu

Laboratory Coordinator for the School Of Chemistry And Biochemistry of the Georgia Institute Of Technology

The SCHOOL OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY of the GEORGIA  INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY invites applications for a 12-month, permanent, non-tenure track, Academic Professional position to fill the role of      Laboratory Coordinator for the undergraduate biochemistry and advanced synthetic organic chemistry laboratories.  The position starts June 1, 2014 or sooner. A Ph.D. in Chemistry with relevant interest and/or experience in Chemical Education is required.    Responsibilities include laboratory coordination with a team of graduate teaching assistants, lecture instruction in the laboratory classes, development of new pedagogies, and student advisement.

Review of applications will begin December 15, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.
All materials and requests for information should be submitted electronically, as per the instructions found at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/3496
The application deadline is Sunday, December 15, 2013, with application review continuing until the positions are filled.   Georgia Tech is an equal education/employment opportunity institution.

Please forward this email message to students, former students, and colleagues and encourage suitably-qualified individuals to apply.

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Tenure-Track Faculty Position

As part of the continuing growth of the Department of Chemistry we are please to announce a search for an approved tenure-track faculty position in the area of analytical chemistry and biochemistry are particularly sought at The University of Toledo.  However, researchers from any analytical or biochemical discipline are encouraged to apply.  The appointment is expected to be at the Assistant Professor level, but a senior appointment may be considered for faculty with strong records of both research accomplishments and funding.  a Ph.D. degree in chemistry, biochemistry or a closely related field is required; postdoctoral experience is preferred.

The successful candidate will begin their appointment August 2014, pending budgetary approval, and will participate in undergraduate and graduate (M.S. AND Ph.D.) teaching and research in their area of expertise, and will als be expected to develop and maintain a vigorous, externally-funded research program.

The University of Toledo is a comprehensive state institution with an enrollment of approximately 21,000 students located on an attractive suburban campus.  The University offers competitive salaries and an excellent start-up and benefits package.  Further information about the department is available ta (http://jobs.utoledo.edu/nsm/chemistry/).  Applicants must submit a cover letter, their curriculum vitae, a summary of research plans, and a statement of teaching philosophy as a single pdf file submitted to https://jobs.utoledo.edu and should also arrange to have three recommendation letters sent to: utchem@utoledo.edu.  Review of applicants will begin on December 1st and continue until this position is filled.  The Department encourages applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities.  The University of Toledo is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

Purdue Life Science Open House

Purdue University invites your junior and senior undergraduates to the PULSeFall Open House on Friday, November 1, 2013.  This open house serves as an opportunity to introduce your students to the  Purdue University Interdisciplinary Life Science Ph.D.Program (PULSe).  PULSe provides opportunities for an interdisciplinary graduate experience in the basic life sciences for Ph.D. students.

Our day of activities will include a meet the faculty session, lunch with current students, and a tour of lab facilities. Your students will gain exposure to some of the life science research being done at Purdue, while they are also given an opportunity to talk with faculty and students to familiarize themselves with the PULSe Program.

The details of the 2013 PULSeFall Open House are as follows:

Date: Friday, November 1, 2013 Time: 10:00 – 3:30 PM Location: 202 Stewart Center, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Activities: Overview will begin at 10:00, including meet the faculty session, lab tours, lunch with students, and tour of campus facilities.

Lunch will be provided.

RSVP: pulse@purdue.edu

Questions: 496-1016 or pulse@purdue.edu

Faculty Search: Nanoscience

The Chemistry Department is conducting a faculty search in the area of nanoscience, with particular interest in candidates with research interests in physical characterization of nanoscale order in multi-phase systems, physical and chemical phenomena leading to morphological development and molecular assembly, and structure-morphology-property relationships in nanoscale systems, including nanoparticle, macromolecular, and supramolecular structure.

A copy of the ad is attached. Please bring this opportunity to the attention of potential candidates in your department.

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Georgia Tech Chemistry and Biochemist​ry PhD Studies/Su​mmer Research Opportunit​ies

PhD Graduate Opportunities

We are currently accepting applications for the Ph.D. program in Chemistry and Biochemistry at Georgia Tech.  The department has gone through a major expansion over the last few years, with development of a number of new  programs resulting in wide acclaim, and national and international recognition. We offer graduate assistantships starting at $25,000 (and a waiver of tuition with health benefits) and fellowships which raise the total award package to as much as $30,500.  The research program is strong in the fundamental core areas of chemistry (analytical, biochemistry, inorganic, organic, physical, and polymer chemistry) and there are as numerous opportunities to contribute to interdisciplinary efforts in such diverse areas as drug design, chemical biology, molecular biophysics, nanochemistry, chemical sensors, computational, environmental, materials and polymer chemistry. These are exciting times for our department, with over $30M in external research funds, excellent placement of our graduates, and superb new  facilities (including several ultra-modern interdisciplinary buildings and associated instrumentation capabilities).  Located in midtown Atlanta, graduate students enjoy the benefits of a thriving metropolitan area (sports, clubs, restaurants, shopping…) with a reasonable cost of living, as  well as easy access to the north Georgia lakes and mountains.  By completing our departmental preapplication at http://www.chemistry.gatech.edu/academics/prospective-graduates, we can waive the application fee. More details about all aspects of the department are available on the web at: www.chemistry.gatech.edu.  We encourage persons to apply by January 15, 2014.

2014 Summer Undergraduate Research

We are also accepting applications from non-seniors (US citizens/permanent residents) for the summer research program in chemistry and biochemistry at Georgia Tech (http://ww2.chemistry.gatech.edu/reu/front?destination=front).  This is an excellent opportunity for undergraduates to participate in cutting-edge research for 10-weeks at GT under the supervision of a faculty member in the department. The program also includes professional development seminars,  excursions to local research/governmental facilities, and a number of fun social activities. Housing, travel, and stipend ($4,500) are provided.   The deadline for application is February 15, 2014 (early submission of an application is encouraged).