Welcome to the Department of Chemistry at Colorado State University. We have an international reputation for excellence in research across a broad array of disciplines, including analytical, biological, inorganic, organic, materials and physical chemistry. Ph.D. graduates receive world-class training, participate in cutting-edge (and often interdisciplinary) research projects, and are employed at all levels of academia and industry around the globe. The faculty also enjoy an award-winning reputation for teaching excellence. Undergraduate students benefit both from access to this classroom expertise and from a long tradition of substantive undergraduate participation in research. The Department’s research efforts are supported by a state-of-the-art Analytical Resources Core that provides 24/7 student access to shared instrumentation.
TEACHING-FOCUSED FACULTY POSITION IN CHEMISTRY
The Department of Chemistry at Colorado State University, located in Fort Collins, CO, seeks to hire at least one non-tenure track Assistant Professor with interest and experience in large lecture course instruction, for continuing 9-month appointments. Exceptional candidates with teaching experience in general chemistry are encouraged to apply.
APPLY TO BECOME A GRADUATE STUDENT
The Department of Chemistry is now accepting applications for the Fall 2023 school year!
CSU Chemistry Department Assistant Professor Hosts GWB Event
Held in conjunction with the U.N. Day of Women and Girls in Science, the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) Global Women’s Breakfast (GWB2023) took place on February 14, 2023.
DEIJ in STEM – Ideas for Actions Spring 2023
There are several upcoming activities and workshops to support DEIJ in STEM. Please click here for more details and to register! Feb 14: Global Women’s Breakfast Feb 16: Creating an Inclusive Classroom
Carlos Olivo Named Winner of Region 10 Excellence in Advising – Faculty Advisor
Associate Teaching Professor Carlos Olivo has recently been awarded Winner of Region 10 Excellence in Advising – Faculty Advisor. This award is given on behalf of NACADA: The Global Community for Academic
Chemistry Alumna Cassidy Jackson Joins the Institute for Defense Analyses
Alumni News Dr. Cassidy Jackson (Zadrozny group) recently joined the Institute for Defense Analyses. Congrats, Cassidy! IDA News Release: ALEXANDRIA, VA (November 2022) – Colorado State University alumna Cassidy E. Jackson
Planting the seed: DEI and social science concepts as part of core science curriculum
Akiko Nakamura, an assistant teaching professor in the Department of Chemistry, has been awarded a $10,000 mini-grant from the Office of Inclusive Excellence leadership team for her proposal titled, “Diversity and Inclusion Value Equity (D.I.V.E.).”
Chemists design new molecule, with oxygen as the star of the show
From drug discovery to materials engineering, the new oxonium could open up a whole new chapter in chemistry by design.
Jean Chung receives NSF CAREER award to study proteins on cell membranes
The award will support Chung’s investigation of molecular interactions on the surfaces of cells, where many critical life processes take place.
Water in, clean energy and water out: DOE funds renewable hydrogen fuel research
Using sunlight to split water, or H2O, into hydrogen and oxygen represents what Justin Sambur, associate professor in the Department of Chemistry at Colorado State University, calls “a holy grail in energy science.”
UPCOMING SEMINARS & CALENDAR
3/31/23 at 4:00pm in Chemistry A101
4/3/23 at 4:00pm in Chemistry A101
4/4/23 at 4:00pm in Chemistry A101
4/5/23 at 4:00pm in Chemistry A101