Outside Employment Opportunities
National University of Singapore, Head of Department of Chemistry - Deadline September 30th
North Carolina State University, Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Analytical Chemistry - Deadline October 1st
UCLA Chem & Biochem Teacher-Scholar Search (Recent grads, Ph.D. earned 2017-2021) - Deadline October 11th
UCDavis Assistant Professor in Organic Chemistry - Deadline October 13th
UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry Faculty Search - ALL FIELDS & RANKS - Deadline October 15th
The University of Chicago, Assistant Professor of Chemistry - Deadline October 15th
The University of Chicago, Associate Professor of Chemistry - Deadline October 15th
Dartmouth College, Tenure-track assistant professor (organic chemistry, broadly defined) - Deadline October 15th
UCDavis Assistant Professor in Theoretical Chemistry - Deadline November 15th
University of California, Berkeley Chemistry Lecturer - Deadline March 8th, 2021
University of St. Thomas, Adjunct Chemistry Instructor
St. Edward's University Department of Chemistry Adjunct Teaching Position
Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, Faculty Positions in Chemistry
Aalto University School of Chemical Engineering, Doctoral Candidate in Electrocatalysis - Deadline September 30th
Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto has six schools with nearly 11 000 students and a staff of more than 4000, of which 400 are professors. Our main campus is located in Espoo, Finland. Diversity is part of who we are, and we actively work to ensure our community’s diversity and inclusiveness in the future as well. This is why we warmly encourage qualified candidates from all backgrounds to join our community.
The School of Chemical Engineering is one of the six schools of Aalto University. It combines natural sciences and engineering in a unique way.
The Department of Chemistry and Materials Science is now looking for a
DOCTORAL CANDIDATE IN ELECTROCATALYSIS
In this position, you will have a chance to be a part of the international LESGO project funded by EU Horizon 2020 programme. The three-year project focuses on hydrogen storage and fuel cell, and it is a collaboration between ten research organizations and companies in different countries. Department of Chemistry and Materials Science is contributing to development and up-scaling of synthesis processes for electrocatalyst materials in collaboration with the other LESGO partners including ICFO, IREC and Graphanea in Spain, University of Duisburg-Essen in Germany, CNR, Hysytech and FIAT in Italy, GenCell in Israel, and Fonden Teknologieradet in Denmark.
Your work will include synthesis and structural and electrochemical characterization of the electrocatalyst materials as well as laboratory-scale cell testing. You will do the work in collaboration with a supportive and skilled supervisor and postdoctoral researchers contributing to the project.
Through the three-year’s study and scientific research, you will get all the basic skills needed for scientific research in electrochemistry, and on top of that, learn how the collaboration between research and industry happens. This project will give you an amazing opportunity to witness the whole procedure of how a novel idea becomes a product.
The Department of Chemistry and Materials Science at Aalto University has strong records in material development for energy applications. You will join the department’s skilled Electrochemical Energy Conversion research group lead by Prof. Tanja Kallio. https://www.aalto.fi/en/department-of-chemistry-and-materials-science/elect…
You have a master’s degree (or an equivalent) in Chemistry, Material Science or related field. We also expect you to have a good knowledge in some or all of the following areas: electrocatalysis, electrochemistry, material synthesis, structural characterization techniques (TEM, SEM, Raman, XRD, etc.). We consider work experience in the development of OER or ORR catalysts as your advantage.
In this position, you will apply the study right for doctoral studies in Aalto University. Thus, please check the student information and application criteria. In particular, please pay attention to mandatory skill level in English.
SALARY AND CONTRACT TERMS
The expected starting salary for a doctoral candidate is approximately 2500€/month and salary will increase with responsibilities and performance over time. The contract includes occupational health benefits and Finland has a comprehensive social security system. Preferable starting time is November 2020.
Colorado State University postdoctoral associate to work on NIH/CF supported projects in the Chatterjee group - Deadline October 1st
The project will involve quantitative analyses of Non tuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) glycans/lipids for developing diagnostics. We have recently received funding from Cystic Fibrosis Foundation for this work. The postdoctoral scientist will conduct NTM clinical sample preparation and LC, GC/MS experiments. S/He will work within a collaborative team including biochemists, analytical chemists and bioinformaticians to develop and validate statistically rigorous method for determining the changes to glycosylation that occur during bacterial growth that inform understanding of bacterial antigenicity and immunogenicity. The candidate should have Ph.D. degree in biochemistry or a related field and a strong background in analyzing glycan structures.
Competitive salary and benefits are available commensurate with experience. excellent verbal and written communication skills, a publication track record, and a cooperative attitude are required for this position. The position could be either fulltime or part time (must be committed to at least 20 hours a week) and is available from October 1, 2020 or later.
The Chatterjee group is part of the Mycobacteria Research Laboratories at Colorado State University. This highly collaborative group provides excellent opportunities for career development of a young Ph.D. scientist.
Candidates should have a recent Ph.D. in analytical chemistry, biochemistry, or a related biomedical field with strong experience with mass spectrometry. An interest in glycomics, proteomics and/or glycoproteomics experience is strongly recommended.
Candidates should send curriculum vitae, cover letter, and contact information for three letters of reference to firstname.lastname@example.org
Colorado State University prohibits discrimination against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s Lawrence Fellowship - Deadline October 1st
The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s (LLNL) Lawrence Fellowship was established to provide extraordinary postdocs an opportunity to pursue independent, ground-breaking research in a National Lab setting. The Laboratory is committed to making their experience at LLNL positive and rewarding.
This three-year fellowship is awarded to your rising graduate students with uncommon talent, credentials, scientific track records, and potential for significant achievements. Typically, two to four awards are given each year. Fellows will propose creative and independent research in one or more aspects of science relevant to LLNL’s mission. Research areas may include:
- Atmospheric Science
- Applied Mathematics
- Computer Science
- Environmental Science
- Materials Science
More information can be found at http://fellowship.llnl.gov. Applications are due on October 1. Please contact the program administrator, Wendy Urteaga, at email@example.com if you have any questions. We very much appreciate your assistance in distributing this information.
FDA Postdoctoral Fellowship in Glycobiology - Deadline October 26th
Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research | Silver Spring, MD | MONTHLY STIPEND PROVIDED
This research opportunity will be within the Laboratory of Bacterial Polysaccharides with the goal of using recombinant technologies, metabolic engineering and/ synthetic biology as tools to improve the understanding of glycoconjugate vaccine synthesis and immunology. The selected participant will receive mentoring on fulfilling the project, which will also include collaboration with investigators within and external to the FDA. The participant will be studying Glycoengineered Outer Membrane Vesicles (geOMV) as an alternative platform to generate glycoconjugate vaccines that target encapsulated pathogens. The participant will generate a prototype expression system to reconstitute bacterial polysaccharides (e.g. capsule, O-antigen) in Escherichia coli, and test and evaluate the immune response of the purified geOMV.
Science Corps - Deadline October 31st
Dear Chemistry Graduate Students,
My name is Chloe Cho and I am the Outreach Developer for Science Corps. Science Corps provides recent STEM PhDs with the opportunity to leverage their training to improve science education in the developing world. We are currently seeking applicants for our fellowships and would be interested in receiving applications from your department for the application cycle ending February 29th. Science Corps has three calls a year for applicants – with February 29th, June 30th, and October 31st deadlines.
Fellows travel to partner institutions to develop science curriculum, teach in secondary school classrooms, train teachers, and build community-based research projects. In addition to building science capacity at these host locations, we aim to offer fellows a life-changing experience. They are given the opportunity to spend time in beautiful locations, immerse themselves in different cultures, and learn from their host educators, all while making positive contributions to these communities.
We are hoping that you could help us pass on the following message regarding the fellowship through your department listserv, job bulletin, or any other appropriate means. Please feel free to reach out to me if you have questions about the program or if you are aware of any other departments or venues that would help us reach interested applicants.
Thank you in advance for your time, and I look forward to hearing back from you soon.
Are you a recent or soon-to-be PhD graduate? Would you like to spend up to six months making a difference by developing and teaching science curriculum abroad?
Science Corps (science-corps.org) offers fully paid internships to upcoming and recent PhD graduates (up to four years after graduation) to help build science capacity at one of our two host locations – a town on the beautiful island of Bohol in the Philippines and an idyllic village in the Indian Himalayas.
We are presently recruiting for both of our sites for fellowships starting within the next year. The deadline for this application round is February 29th, but we still encourage you to contact us if you would like to be considered for a later appointment.
To find out more about us and apply, please go to https://science-corps.org
Fellowship and Internship Opportunities
Pfizer La Jolla Academic Industrial Relations Diversity Research Fellowship in Chemistry - Deadline October 16th
Pfizer La Jolla
Academic Industrial Relations (AIR)
Diversity Research Fellowship in Chemistry
Academic Year 2020-2021
At Pfizer, we apply science and our global resources to improve health and well-being at every stage of life. We strive to set the standard for quality, safety and value in the discovery, development and manufacturing of medicines for people. Pfizer is committed to creating a culturally diverse workplace by giving eligible diversity students the opportunity to conduct scientific research. The AIR Diversity Program is awarding a fellowship to a selected candidate to work in an academic laboratory in one of the following areas: synthetic organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, crystallography, computational chemistry, chemical biology or structural biology under a professor’s supervision.
Minority chemistry majors who are motivated and interested in gaining experience in disciplines conducive to drug discovery are preferred. Sponsorship by a professor, coursework in any of the following disciplines: organic synthesis, analytical chemistry, crystallography, computational chemistry, chemical biology or structural biology and lab experience are required to be eligible for this program. The selected candidate will be given a $20,000 fellowship for research at his/her university during the academic year that will be disbursed via their institution. The fellowship awardee will be invited to present their research at a poster session or seminar hosted at Pfizer La Jolla at the end of the summer.
Note: The deadline for receipt of a completed application is October 16th, 2020.
Please send the completed application, a written 1-4 page proposal (written by the applicant) and letters of recommendation from your prospective research advisor and department head to the address below. The advisor should include a brief explanation of his/her willingness to sponsor you for this fellowship. Electronic applications are required.
Oncology Medicinal Chemistry/Diversity AIR Committee Chair
Pfizer La Jolla
10770 Science Center Drive (CB2)
San Diego, CA 92121
Tel: (858) 622-6061
The Department of Energy’s Office of Science Graduate Student Research program - Deadline November 12th
The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science is pleased to announce that the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program is now accepting applications for the 2020 Solicitation 2. Applications are due 5:00pm Eastern Time on Thursday, November 12, 2020.
We would like to bring to your attention 4 new transdisciplinary research areas for encouraging graduate training activities at the convergence of multiple disciplines and communities, including Microelectronics, Data Science, Conservation Laws and Symmetries, and Accelerator Science. We strongly encourage applications in these areas. Detailed information about the program, including eligibility requirements and access to the online application system, can be found at: https://science.osti.gov/wdts/scgsr/.
The SCGSR program supports supplemental awards to outstanding U.S. graduate students to conduct part of their graduate thesis research at a DOE national laboratory/facility in collaboration with a DOE laboratory scientist for a period of 3 to 12 consecutive months—with the goal of preparing graduate students for scientific and technical careers critically important to the DOE Office of Science mission.
The SCGSR program is open to current Ph.D. students in qualified graduate programs at accredited U.S. academic institutions, who are conducting their graduate thesis research in targeted areas of importance to the DOE Office of Science. The research opportunity is expected to advance the graduate students’ overall doctoral thesis/dissertation while providing access to the expertise, resources, and capabilities available at the host DOE laboratories/facilities. The supplemental award provides for additional, incremental costs for living and travel expenses directly associated with conducting the SCGSR research project at the DOE host laboratory/facility during the award period.
The Office of Science expects to make approximately 95 awards in 2020 Solicitation 2 cycle, for project periods beginning anytime between June 14, 2021 and October 4, 2021.
Since its inception in 2014, the SCGSR program has provided support to over 580 graduate awardees from 141 different U.S. universities to conduct thesis research at 18 DOE national laboratories/facilities across the nation.
The SCGSR program is sponsored and managed by the DOE Office of Science’s Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists (WDTS), in collaboration with the six Office of Science research programs offices and the DOE national laboratories/facilities, and program administration support is provided by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE).
For any questions, please contact the SCGSR Program Manager, Dr. Ping Ge, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gerstner Sloan Kettering PhD Program in Cancer Biology - Deadline December 1st
At the Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School, we are committed to training a new generation of scientists who will advance the frontiers of biomedical knowledge. Established in 2006, our graduate school provides an interactive environment in which PhD students get the full benefit of the close integration of basic science and clinical research for which Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is known. Our program offers students a wide range of learning and research opportunities with our internationally renowned faculty in a highly innovative and collegial scientific environment.
Please visit our website to find out more about us. I would also appreciate it if you would forward the attached information to those students who are considering careers in the biomedical sciences.
This year, we will be hosting virtual information sessions providing information on our PhD program, guidance on how to apply to our graduate school, and a Q&A session with prospective applicants. Our first session will be hosted on Tuesday, September 22 at 5:30 PM. You can register for an upcoming session here.
Faculty Grant and Funding Opportunities
None at this time, check back again soon!
Other Career Opportunities
Perfectus Biomed Group, Research Scientist
Perfectus Biomed, LLC (formerly Extherid Biosciences LLC) is a fast-growing global company that provides innovative research and development services for medical and consumer health sectors. We areseeking an individual, preferably with research experience involving viruses, to fill a Research Scientist position (full-time 40 hr/week) in our laboratory in Jackson, Wyoming. The scientist will join an international team of scientists, entrepreneurs, and innovators. The scientist will perform many tasks in the research process including formulating testable hypotheses, carrying out established protocols, and developing new protocols. The scientist will work closely with other researchers to analyze data, write technical reports, and participate in presentations to relay findings to the research team and external partners. The scientist will also participate in maintaining and improving Perfectus’s quality management system.
- Due to the technical and scientific nature of the work, the individual must have a PhD in biology or biomedical engineering OR a master’s degree plus at least 3 years in a CRO, pharmaceutical, or related setting.
- An independent, detail-oriented individual with excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to follow protocols, conduct research independently, and manage and analyze research data is required.
- The individual must have the ability to fulfill and comply with laboratory standard operating procedures as well as develop their own protocols and train other lab members to implement them.
- The individual must be dedicated to complying with and improving upon Perfectus’s quality management system.
- The individual must be able to relocate near to Jackson, Wyoming.
- Experience in virology, molecular biology, tissue culture, immunology, and/or microbiology.
- Experience with analyzing and reporting data using Microsoft Office and statistical and bioinformatics programs such as GraphPad Prism.
- Experience with electronic laboratory notebooks (ELN) and laboratory information management systems (LIMS).
- Experience working with an ISO 9001:2015 or ISO 17025 quality management system and GLP.
- Management experience.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Perform, assist, and guide experimentation: preparation, data collection, analysis, and reporting.
- Design and implement research protocols and develop techniques based on literature review, background, and preexisting protocols pertaining to the focus of the laboratory, including viral/bacterial/fungal models of infection and in vitro and ex vivo models.
- Contribute to laboratory operations including preparation of media, buffers, and microbiological and cell cultures.
- Troubleshoot problems.
- Prepare and present technical reports, summaries, and analyses.
- Present at and participate in laboratory research discussions.
- Contribute to preparation of research proposals and manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals.
- May occasionally liaise with funding source product developers.
- Help manage the laboratory and provide oversight for junior scientists and interns.
P&G PhD Scientist in Fabric & Home Care Analytical Sciences
We are seeking a highly motivated Scientist to join the Fabric and Home Care (F&HC) Analytical organization! This specific role involves leading the development of new liquid chromatography/separations capabilities and performing/leading all aspects of analyses to enable the co-creation of new mechanistic insights and deliver new technologies/products across F&HC. The successful candidate will partner with the F&HC platforms, technologists, Analytical personnel and other functions to design and execute laboratory-based experiments, develop technical measurement capability, and generate critical insights and R&D solutions that will further grow P&G’s $22+ billion F&HC business. The candidate will also focus on Home Care and Fabric Care Hygiene programs and related anti-bacterial (AB) actives/preservatives and should have strong analytical laboratory skills in order to deliver against the challenges in this dynamic and important benefit space.
REQUIREMENTS (SKILLS / EXPERIENCES) FOR THE ROLE:
PhD in Analytical Chemistry or Biochemistry/Bio Science. Strong technical laboratory and project management skills, experience/expertise in Liquid Chromatography/Separations science, attention to detail and technical curiosity are all required. An innovation attitude. Ability to lead, collaborate and form effective partnerships is a must. Strong skills in experimental design, interpreting data, problem solving, communication and mentor/training others are also needed. Previous experience in working with and in the regulaory industry (EPA, FDA) is highly preferred.
NOBCChE Chemistry/ChemE Virtual Conference - September 24th-25th
NOBCChE (National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers) is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to assisting black and other minority students and professionals in fully realizing their potential in academic, professional, and entrepreneurial pursuits in chemistry, chemical engineering, and allied fields.
It is our pleasure to invite you to attend this year’s virtual conference, NOBCChE 2020, to be held September 24-25. Due to COVID-19, we have made the difficult decision to change the format of our conference from live to virtual. Our planning team has gone the extra mile to make sure that the online format will offer the same opportunities as our live event usually does. While we have shortened the main portion of the conference to two days, we will be sharing pertinent content related to the conference in the following months as well (six months of content is included in your registration fee). This year’s conference events include the Master Scientist Series, incorporating the Winifred Burks-Houck and Percy Julian Lectures, the Career and Academic Fair, the NOBCChE ConneXions Poster Competition, and several Professional and Student Development sessions!
More information can be found at www.nobcche.org/virtual-conference.
The Office of Naval Research (ONR) Summer Faculty Research Program - Deadline December 14th
The ONR Summer Faculty Research Program is accepting applications for 2021. ONR sponsors the Summer Faculty Research Program for U.S. citizens who hold teaching or research appointments at U.S. colleges and universities. This program provides an opportunity for faculty members to participate in research of mutual interest to the faculty member and professional peers at U.S. Navy Laboratories.
The Summer Faculty Research Program awards qualified faculty from Majority and Minority Serving Institutions (MI’s) – (HBCU’s, TCU’s, HSI’s) – the opportunity to conduct research for 10-weeks at one of 20 participating ONR facilities. A travel and housing allowance and competitive stipend are provided for awardees. All work must be completed on site at the sponsoring U.S. Navy Laboratory.
The application deadline is December 14, 2020 for the 2021 award year. For more information visit http://onroutreach-summer-faculty-research-sabbatical.com.