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WVU Summer Symposium: Registration Open

West Virginia University has invited Ohio State students to showcase their research at its 14th Annual Summer Symposium. The symposium will be held on July 28, 2022 at WVU in Morgantown, West Virginia.

Travel and room & board will be completely covered by WVU. Additionally, the top posters in each field will receive cash prizes.

Interested students can get an overview of the program on this flyer and more detailed information on the event webpage. Abstract submissions are due by midnight on Monday, July 18. (‘How to Submit‘).

K-12 Chemistry Teaching Jobs

Southern Teachers is an education recruitment firm working with over 750 K-12 private schools in the South. Their personalized teacher placement service helps you run an efficient job search and discern the best opportunities for you. The agency will learn about your experience and the parameters of your search (position type, schools type, and geography), and make referrals based on that information and their knowledge of their schools. Southern Teachers’ placement services are free for candidates.

Private/independent schools often have greater flexibility in their hiring than do public schools. As a result, teacher certification is not required for most middle and high school teaching positions. Generally speaking, candidates applying for private school teaching jobs should have a bachelor’s degree in the same field as their teaching field (e.g., a math major could be hired to teach 9th-grade algebra).

The agency currently has 1800 jobs listed at 750 K-12 private schools, including many, many science jobs. Schools are trying to fill these 2022-23 positions as soon as possible. They are seeking new grads with majors or minors in Chemistry. Apply now.

Deadline Extended – Apply to be a Gen Chem TA

Application Deadline Extended: June 1, 2022

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is currently accepting applications for General Chemistry TA positions for Autumn 2022. A TA position provides the opportunity to improve your knowledge, gain teaching experience, and help students.

In order to apply, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Completed General Chemistry Sequence (1210/1220; 1610/1620; or 1910H/1920H) with an A or A- (preferred)
  • Cumulative GPA > 3.2
  • Enrolled in classes during Autumn 2022
  • No other paid monthly student appointment during Autumn 2022 (this includes paid research)

Appointment details are as follows:

  • Salary: $12/hour
  • Hours: 10-12/week
  • Responsibilities: teach one 3-hour lab; grade assignments and prepare for teaching responsibilities; 1 office hour/week; proctor all exams; attend weekly staff meeting

Training will take place in August during business hours. Please describe any potential conflicts with training on your application.

If you are interested, you may apply here. https://go.osu.edu/au22gcta

After you submit an application, you will be asked to submit a schedule. This does not guarantee a TA position. If your schedule changes, please update it by July 1st. If you make a change to your schedule after this date, you will be responsible for switching your assignment with another TA or forfeit your position.

Applications and schedules are due by 11:59 pm on June 1, 2022. Hiring decisions will be made by late July.

Please contact chemlabsupervisor@osu.edu with any questions.

Course Spotlight: PHYSIO 3202 – Human Physiology Laboratory

Offered in Autumn 2022.
Wednesdays, 10:00am – 1:00pm
Instructor: Dr. Mark Ziolo

Interested in learning the ins and outs of human organ system functions?

In PHYSIO 3230, Human Physiology Laboratory, students will learn the principles of human organ system function through hands on human laboratory experiments such as measuring changes in blood pressure, respiration, EEG, etc. Further understanding of these organ system functions will be gained through discussion of related disease case-studies.

By the end of this course students can expect to:

  • Gain knowledge on the workings of the major human organ systems.
  • Understand how organ system function responds to stress.
  • Understand how organ system function responds to, and is altered by, disease.

Coursework includes a weekly three hour in-person lab, with online pre-lab and post-lab work.

Questions regarding this course can be directed to the course director Dr. Mark Ziolo at mark.ziolo@osumc.edu.

M.S. in Chemistry at Texas A&M University-Commerce

Graduating with a B.S. in Chemistry or Biochemistry and looking for a graduate school? Consider applying to Texas A&M Commerce’s chemistry M.S. program!

The university offers several different programs, so you can choose the track that best fits your future goals. The Professional Chemistry track offers concentrations in Analytical, Biochemistry, Inorganic, Organic, or Physical chemistry. Professional Chemical Business provides a strong foundation in business management and applies your knowledge to the chemical industry. The Professional Chemical Education track enhances your classroom skills and expands your chemistry knowledge. These options open doors to a wide variety of career opportunities.

Request more application information from Chemistry Graduate Advisor, Dr. Bukuo Ni at Bukuo.Ni@tamuc.edu.

Analytical Laboratory Summer Technician Internship

Owens Corning’s Granville Science & Technology is hiring a Sumer Intern to work in The Corporate Analytical Lab. This position will include routine and non-routine sample preparation for instrumental analysis, commitment to safety protocols, following detailed procedures, and communication results.

Desired skills include, but are not limited to:

  • Diverse experience with analytical instrumentation
  • Safely work with hazardous chemicals
  • Attention to detail while performing repetitive work
  • Ability to quickly learn instrument specific software

Minimum requirements include 2 years of college course work in a hard science (Chemistry or Materials/Mechanical Engineering preferred) and experience working in a chemical laboratory.

More detailed information is available here.

Interested applicants may contact Cheri Clevenger, Inorganic Lab Leader, at Cheri.Clevenger@owenscorning.com or by phone at 740-321-6430.

Electrochemical Technologies Masters Internship

The University of Oregon is accepting applications for their Masters Internship Program in Electrochemical Technologies. This program has a focus on clean-energy transitions, developing technologies for climate change mitigation, and provides interdisciplinary knowledge that will help tackle many of the worlds biggest challenges.

This program includes 6-months of accelerated coursework and professional development, followed by 9 months in a paid internship in industry or national laboratories. This program thus gives students a great foundation of knowledge and a start to a long-term career. Students who complete the program can also pursue an accelerated PhD timeline.

The internship program is open to students in a wide variety of backgrounds such as chemistry, physics, biology, engineering, and more with a BS/BA.

For a possible waived application fee, please send an unofficial transcript and resume to electrochemistry@uoregon.edu.

More information can be found at their website, including curriculum, housing, and scholarships.

Neurological Surgery Post-Baccalaureate Program

The Department of Neurological Surgery is seeking up to 4 candidates to join a new, innovative post-baccalaureate training program. Candidates will be matched to leading investigators at College of Medicine for a two-year, full-time, paid research position. These positions are ideal for new grads with plans to pursue medical school, graduate school, or careers in research. Details about the program and research labs are available in the job posting.

Applicants should complete both the workday job posting AND program application before Sunday, May 1 at 11:59pm to be considered.

Entry-Level Chemical/Biomedical Engineer Opening

Oakwood Labs has a Chemical/Biomedical Engineer position open for recent or soon-to be chemistry graduates. It is an entry-level opportunity for those interested in working at a technology-based pharmaceutical company.

The roles of this position include…

  • Perform pre-formulation laboratory experiments and studies
  • Perform process scale-up from laboratory to pilot laboratory
  • Perform process scale-up from pilot laboratory to manufacturing facility
  • Work on technology transfer activities

The application deadline is December 31, 2022. More information and how to apply can be found here.

Carnegie Mellon Diversity Opportunity

Applications are now open for Carnegie Mellon’s Data Analytics for Science Immersion Experience! This 10-day experience will take place from June 5th to June 14th. This workshop is in partnership with Microsoft and DOW and will allow students to work with faculty from the Mellon College of Science. The program also aims to support students from underrepresented groups.

Opportunities through this program include:

  • Data analytic seminars, providing training in modern bioinformatics
  • Meet with and ask questions to partners from Microsoft and DOW
  • Tour DOW headquarters in Michigan

Room and board are provided along with travel expenses and a $500 stipend.

Applications are due April 15th. Applications, along with more information can be found here.