Outside Employment Opportunities

Faculty Positions

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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

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

Data Science Fellowship

The Data Incubator is a Cornell-funded data science training organization. We run a free advanced 8-week fellowship (think data science bootcamp) for PhDs looking to enter industry. A variety of innovative companies partner with The Data Incubator for their hiring and training needs, including LinkedIn, Genentech, Capital One, Pfizer, and many others. The program is free for admitted Fellows – see the FAQ for more information.

Fellows have the option to participate in the program either in person in New York, San Francisco Bay Area, Boston, Washington DC, or online.

The next program (both in-person and online) will be 2019-06-24 – 2019-08-16. Sign up here for the latest information (including updates and deadlines) or to start your application: https://www.thedataincubator.com/fellowship.html#apply

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.

Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program - Deadline May 9th

The Department of Energy’s Office of Science is now accepting applications for the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program (2019 Solicitation 1). Applications are due 5:00pm Eastern Time on May 9, 2019.


The SCGSR program provides doctoral dissertation/thesis research opportunities for graduate students at DOE national laboratories. We release two regular solicitations annually, one is around early Spring and the other close to Fall. Details about the program and online application can be found at https://science.energy.gov/wdts/scgsr/.

U.S Department of Energy DOE Scholars Program at the Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy (ARPA-E) - Now Accepting Applications

What is ARPA E?

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) is devoted exclusively to support research and development of high-potential, high-impact energy technologies that are too early for private-sector investment.

Why should I apply?

Being selected as a DOE Scholar at ARPA-E offers the following benefits:

  • Stipends starting at $650 per week for graduate students and post graduates during the internship period
  • Limited travel reimbursement to/from assigned location
  • Direct exposure to and participation in projects and activities related to defining commercialization pathways for high-impact technology development programs
  • Hands-on experience in experience in advancing the transition of cutting-edge energy technologies to market applications in a fast-paced environment
  • Identification of career goals and opportunities
  • Development of professional networks with leading scientists and subject matter experts


  • Be a U.S. citizen at the time of application
  • Have a Master’s or Ph.D degree or be pursuing a graduate level degree (preferably MBA or technical degree M.S./Ph.D. with a business focus)

Applicants should be prepared for deep immersion in a specific energy program area, and must be comfortable and be able to complete tasks independently. Candidate must have strong written and oral communication abilities, as well as an interest in energy and energy technologies.

How to Apply

Applications and supporting materials must be submitted at:


For more information about the DOE Scholars Program: Visit https://orise.orau.gov/doescholars

Questions? doescholars@orau.org

DOE has partnered with the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) to manage this 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.



Undergraduate Opportunities

None at this time, check back again soon!

Faculty Grant and Funding Opportunities

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Workshop Opportunities

Upcoming Workshops

CSU DEMO DAY set for April 23, 2019 - abstract submissions due March 8!

CSU Demo Day logoCSU Ventures is once again hosting Demo Day, planned for April 23, 2019 at the LSC Grand Ballroom.  The event has several key components focusing on innovation and cutting edge work resulting for work by graduate students and post-doctoral fellows here at CSU.  We are awarding over $30,000 this year!

Along with posters, we also have a keynote speaker, company showcase, networking, and awards.

Information about the poster showcase can be found here – https://www.csudemoday.org/poster-showcase-1 and the Abstract submission link is available on the event home page at https://www.csudemoday.org/.

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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