Outside Employment Opportunities

Faculty Positions

The Department of Biology at New Mexico State University - Application deadline February 15, 2019

New Mexico State University invites applications for a 9 month tenure‐track, assistant professor position in biology with a specialization in animal physiology. The department is a community of 22 faculty with active research programs in the areas of Cell and Organismal Biology, Ecology and Evolution, Microbiology, and Science Education.

For more information, please visit here.

The Department of Chemistry at New Mexico State University - Application deadline February 15, 2019

New Mexico State University invites applications a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2019, with research and teaching interests in Analytical Chemistry and related fields including interdisciplinary research. The Department has strong doctoral and undergraduate programs and promotes research, development and education in all areas of chemistry and biochemistry

For more information, please visit here.

Postdoc Positions

Postdoctoral Fellow Opportunity at The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL)

The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL), a national leader in scientific research and development is seeking two Postdoctoral Fellows in the Asymmetric Operations Department.

Are you:

… interested in making critical contributions to critical challenges?

… passionate about applying your Chemistry knowledge and experience toward solving the country’s toughest national security challenges?

… searching for an engaging career with an employer that prioritizes innovation and collaboration?

If so, we would like to hear from you. We are seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow with experience in developing tool, techniques, and methods for performing chemical detection and analysis (Requisition # 18830) and a Postdoctoral Fellow with experience in synthetic and reactive chemistry  (Requisition #18923).

Be a part of a diverse team of scientists at The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL). APL is a national leader in scientific research and development, and provides our nation with cutting-edge solutions to solve critical challenges of national importance.

Learn more and apply at www.jhuapl.edu

Research Scientist for Molecular Catalysis Group at Pacific Northwest National Lab

We are looking for a research scientist to join our molecular catalysis group at Pacific Northwest National Lab. This is a full time staff position with funding coming from DOE Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy through H2@scale concept  https://www.energy.gov/eere/fuelcells/h2-scale.

The research position will focus on hydrogen carriers, i.e., (i) new materials and approaches to transport hydrogen from production facilities to a hydrogen refueling station and (ii) novel approaches and materials for geographically agnostic storage (what is  the best way to store energy generated from renewable sources daily, monthly, seasonally?)  How can we use our background in chemical sciences, and energy storage in chemical bonds, to develop a better solution to hydrogen carriers than compressed hydrogen gas?

The staff position will require an appreciation of kinetics and thermodynamics in condensed phase materials. Creative problem solving and the ability to work productively in an interdisciplinary team of chemists, chemical engineers, experimentalists and computational scientists are skills we are looking for in a new staff member.

Attached are some of the overview slides from a recent webinar on Hydrogen Carriers that will be available to find on the DOE website in total sometime in the near future.

To apply, applicants can go here.

and apply to job ID 308667.  The listing will close on January 13, 2019.

University of Colorado Postdoc Fellow Divila Lab

Now hiring for a full-time postdoctoral fellow research position with benefits, which will be responsible for executing the research projects in the field of tumor immunology with oversight but minimal daily supervision from PI faculty. There will be an emphasis and research focus of the laboratory to develop novel immune-based strategies to induce tumor immunity including elucidating the mechanism of immune evasion mechanism in cancers.

This position reports directly to Dr. Eduardo Davila, PI of a immunotherapy research laboratory in the Department of Medicine and is responsible for performing the research summarized below. The laboratory is located on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado. The position is a faculty research position with the primary duties to conduct research and will not be involved in course instruction and is not eligible for tenure or overtime pay. An employee in this position can be terminated at any time without notice and severance pay may not be provided.

For full job description and to apply visit here.

Wolfe Laboratories, LLC Scientists / Associate Scientist

Wolfe Laboratories, LLC has an immediate need for Associate Scientists in which your current, or recent, graduates may be interested. These positions are newly-created due to our growth. December 2018, graduates are certainly eligible to apply as well as recent grads.

Associate Scientist / Scientist (Small Molecule Product Development)

Scientist / Associate Scientist


Mile High Labs, Laboratory Associate

Mile High Labs has an opening in the SQ lab as a laboratory associate.  Mile High Labs runs routine HS-GS-FID analysis on residual solvents, LC-UVVs on in-house products, and FTIR on various materials.  Below is a brief job description.  Interested parties are encouraged to email Joshua Cogell with a cover letter and resume/CV.

Job Functions

• Must follow and ensure others follows all safety procedures and use safety precautions when performing work in the laboratory and production areas.

• Must follow all SOP’s.

• Accomplishes results by communicating to the Quality Manager.

• Maintains product quality by establishing and enforcing quality standards.

• Ensures laboratory area is clean, organized and inspection ready at all times.

• Assist in HPLC and GC method development & validation under the direct guidance of senior laboratory staff

• Perform routine analysis of incoming and outgoing materials using HPLC, GC, and FTIR, to ensure that they pass set quality requirements within assigned timelines

• Assist in scheduled routine maintenance and performance verification of monitoring and measuring devices

• Document all laboratory work per current good documentation practices

• Provide peer review of data obtained for compliance in accordance with specifications including cGMPs, reporting atypical results to supervision • Assist in laboratory investigations of out of specification results as needed

• All other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications / Educational Requirements

• Must have at least a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, master’s or doctorate preferred.

Skills / Experience Requirements

• With Bachelor’s Degree, at least two (2) years of laboratory experience preferred. With Master’s or Doctorate, at least one (1) year of laboratory experience preferred. Good Laboratory practice and Good Documentation practice a must.

Fellowship and Internship Opportunities

Reaxys PhD Prize 2019 - Apply by March 22, 2019

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Its time to nominate the best Chemistry PhD students at The Colorado State University for the Reaxys PhD Prize 2019.

Besides a CV and a short personal statement by the applicants, the only items required are:

  1. an accepted journal publication of their PhD work and
  2. a letter of recommendation by their PhD supervisor.

Please click on this link or the picture above and navigate to the application page.

The application period will last until 22nd March – so be quick to nominate and please distribute this message!

Frequently Asked Questions and Terms and Conditions can be found under the underlining links.

University of Nebraska’s 2019 Summer Research Program - Deadline March 1st

We are now accepting applications for the University of Nebraska’s 2019 Summer Research Program, and we’d like to encourage your students to apply.

Our 10-week residential summer research experience provides mentoring and research participation while allowing scholars to preview graduate school life at a Research1 university. Participants all receive competitive stipends, room and board, travel/transport, graduate school preparation workshops, social and networking activities, and more.



Summer 2019 research programs include:

Our online application makes it easy for students to apply. Priority review begins Friday, February 1 and all applications must be completed by Friday, March 1. Students historically underrepresented in graduate education and students from academic institutions where research programs are limited are especially encouraged to apply.


Summer Research Program »

Information Call 2019 Doctoral INPhINIT Fellowships Program

We have PhD open positions through the INPhINIT “la Caixa” Fellowship Programme. INPhINIT is a new doctoral fellowship programme devoted to attracting international Early-Stage Researchers to the top Spanish research centres.  You can search for our positions in this link.

As eligibility requirement, candidates must have resided or carried out their main activity in Spain for less than 12 months in the last 3 years.



Summer ORISE Fellowship Opportunity at the FDA - Application Deadline February 15, 2019

This program, administered by ORAU through its contract with the U.S. Department of Energy to manage the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE), was established through an interagency agreement between DOE and FDA. The appointment period is full-time for up to 10 weeks beginning May 28, 2019. The participant will receive a monthly stipend commensurate with educational level and experience. Proof of health insurance is required for participation in this program. Participants do not become employees of FDA, DOE, or the program administrator, and there are no employment-related benefits paid.


Applicants must be a U.S. citizen at least 18 years of age at the time of the appointment. Applicants must be a student in good standing at an accredited U.S. college or university, or accepted as an entering graduate or professional student at an accredited college or university, with a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher (based on a 4.0 scale). Majors that are eligible include Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering (Bioengineering, Biomedical, Chemical, and Engineering Sciences), Nanotechnology, and Computer Science (Scientific Computing and Informatics). Other eligible areas of study include Life Health and Medical Sciences, and Other Physical Sciences.

How to Apply

Apply online at https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/FDA-NCTR-2019-0116

A complete application consists of:

  • An application
  • Transcripts
  • A current resume/CV, including academic history, employment history, relevant experiences, and a publication list
  • Two educational or professional references
  • All documents must be in English or include an official English translation.
  • The application deadline is February 15, 2019.

If you have questions, send an email to FDArpp@orau.org. Please include the reference code for this opportunity in your email (FDA-NCTR-2019-0116).



Undergraduate Opportunities

New York University - Materials Research Science and Engineering Center REU program - Application deadline February 28, 2019

We would like to take this opportunity to inform you of an exciting research opportunity for talented undergraduates in your institution who are interested in performing cutting-edge research in New York City during the summer of 2019. Application are now opened for the New York University – Materials Research Science and Engineering Center  (NYU-MRSEC) REU program (Deadline: February 28th, 2019). Please find attached more information about the program in link.


Study Abroad with the Energy Institute - Application Deadlines: Priority: December 1, Final: February 15 (pending spots available)

The 2015 Paris Climate Agreement resulted in a global mandate to decarbonize the world’s energy infrastructures, however the pathways forward for energy transitions are complex and uncertain.

An intentional and expedient transition of the energy infrastructure remains a complicated process, one that must be responsive to the specific geographies, histories, politics, and lifeways of individual cities and nations. While there are considerable challenges, many nations are beginning to make meaningful progress towards decarbonizing the energy sector.

CSU’s “Energy Transitions” education abroad program provides students with a multi-disciplinary and multi-national perspective on energy transitions that are unfolding in the present moment. Over the course of this program, students grapple with complex questions about the European Union’s energy transition, while visiting sites in Denmark, France, Belgium. Students will gain first-hand knowledge in workshops at high-level institutions such as the International Energy Agency and the Clean Energy Ministerial in Paris, while also touring important infrastructures such as off-shore wind farms in Denmark and the European grid headquarters in Belgium.

By investigating a variety of sites in Europe, students not only gain an international perspective on energy transitions, they also learn about site-specific conditions-the individual economies, technologies, and cultures-that present opportunities and challenges for clean energy deployment. The goal is to enable students to become exceptionally informed and resourceful thinkers and researchers who can more skillfully navigate complex and interdisciplinary questions about energy transitions in the U.S. and abroad.


More Information

Learn about the program from a student’s perspective! Click here.

In depth information about the program can be found on our website.


Contact program leader Dr. Lynn Badia at lynn.badia@colostate.edu

Website: www.lynnbadia.com

Boise State University M.S. in Chemistry - Priority deadline for Fall 2019 enrollment January 31, 2019

The M.S. in Chemistry Program at Boise State University provides students with advanced training in modern chemistry or biochemistry research methods designed for students seeking further education and research experience prior to pursuit of a Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry, or other graduate degree programs, or for students that aim to advance in their current career.  Our TA/RA stipend is very competitive, covers tuition and fees, and provides health insurance coverage.

Our campus runs along the banks of the Boise River, just a quick walk from the heart of Idaho’s largest city.  Boise has received numerous accolades and offers a plethora of outdoor activities including hiking, biking, skiing and snowboarding, and water sports (we also have that blue football field).  We strongly believe that graduate students should maintain a quality work-life balance, and our program requirements are structured to make this happen.

More information regarding the M.S. in Chemistry program at Boise State University, including how to apply, can found be here: https://chemistry.boisestate.edu/graduate/.  Questions can be directed to chemgrad@boisestate.edu.

The priority deadline for Fall 2019 enrollment is January 31, 2019.

Student Travel Awards for Spring 2019 ACS Meeting in Orlando, Florida - Application Deadline Feb. 22, 2019

The Spring 2019 ACS Graduate Student Symposium Planning Committee (GSSPC) is accepting applications for $300 travel reimbursements for undergraduate students who are attending and presenting at the upcoming Spring 2019 ACS National Meeting in Orlando, Florida. Women and underrepresented minorities in chemistry who are presenting at the meeting are strongly encouraged to apply. Award recipients are required to attend an ‘Artificial Molecular Machines‘ workshop on Monday, April 1st and are expected to attend the majority of the full-day symposium entitled, “Artificial Molecular Machines and the Next Generation of Molecular Control” which will take place on Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019. Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. February 22nd CST.

Please see the attached application form and flyer for instructions on how to apply. These travel reimbursements are made possible through funding from the LSU Provost Office.

If you have any questions or concerns please visit our website or email us at lsugsspc@lsu.edu.

Faculty Grant and Funding Opportunities

None at this time, check back again soon!

Workshop Opportunities

Upcoming Workshops

NextProf Science 2019 Workshop - Application Deadline Feb. 3, 2019

The NextProf Science 2019 workshop is being offered at the University of Michigan on May 06-09, 2019. NextProf Science is aimed at future faculty—advanced doctoral students or postdoctoral fellows who are interested in an academic career in science at an exceptional academic research institution and who have demonstrated a commitment to diversity.

The science and mathematics departments of the U-M College of Literature, Science, and Arts will host about 50 future faculty participants on the U-M campus to show them the rewards of an academic career, help them understand the faculty search process, and connect them with faculty in their research area, as well as academic leaders, and other participants.

The NextProf Science 2019 workshop is free to participants, who must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Underrepresented minorities and women are especially encouraged to apply. Travel, lodging, and meals will be covered by the program.

Applicants may nominate themselves. Find additional information about the workshop and the application link on the NextProf Science website at: sites.lsa.umich.edu/nextprof-science/.

The deadline to receive a completed application and letter of recommendation is: February 03, 2019

Faculty Workshop on Career Mentoring for Students April 25-27, 2019, at the American Center for Physics, College Park, MD

Faculty Workshop on Career Mentoring for Students April 25-27, 2019, at the American Center for Physics, College Park, MD

Recognizing the national need for high-quality, well-informed career mentoring for graduate and undergraduate students in chemistry, physics, and astrophysics, the COMPASS Faculty Workshop aims to introduce faculty to career planning and mentoring resources, to provide training on using these resources, and to position faculty to implement change on their respective campuses. The workshop will cover topics including career planning, mentor training and effective communication, cultural awareness mentoring, crafting an action plan for faculty to implement on their campuses, promoting professional development, and changing departmental culture about the need for student mentoring. Prior to the workshop, participants will research the resources available locally to their students for professional development. During the workshop, participants will craft an action plan to implement a programmatic change at their respective institutions. After the workshop, participants will implement and assess their programs.

Priority will be given to teams of two faculty member from the same institution, preferably with at least one senior faculty member, who are committed to improving the career mentoring of students at their institution. A complete application will include a letter of institutional support. We can accommodate up to ten teams (20 participants). The registration fee of $1000 per team is discounted from $2800 due to generous sponsor support. Registration includes two nights of hotel, all meals, and conference materials.

For more information and to apply, please visit https://sites.trinity.edu/compass The application deadline is January 31, 2019.

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