The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is currently accepting applications for General Chemistry TA positions for Spring 2021. 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 qualifications:
- Completed General Chemistry Sequence (1210/1220; 1610/1620; or 1910H/1920H) with an A or A- (preferred)
- Cumulative GPA > 3.5
- Enrolled during Spring 2021
- No other paid monthly student appointment during Spring 2021 (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 early January during business hours. Please describe any potential conflicts with training on your application.
If you are interested, you may apply here.
After you submit an application, the department will contact you and ask for a schedule. This does not guarantee a TA position. If your schedule changes before the deadline, please update your schedule by November 16th, 2020. If you make a change to your schedule after this date, you will be responsible for switching your assignment with another TA or forfeiting your position.
Applications are due by 11:59 pm on November 1st, 2020, and schedules are due by November 16th at 11:59 pm. Hiring decisions will be made by mid-December.
Please contact email@example.com with any questions.
The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists (WDTS) is holding a Virtual Career Fair on Thursday, October 29, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET. The event is hosted by Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE). This career fair gives undergraduates and recent graduates an opportunity to meet recruiters, scientists, and researchers; learn more about each participating lab; and learn about Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) and Community College Internships (CCI) at a variety of schools.
You may register and find a list of participating labs here.
For more information:
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry will hold a conversation on Zoom about the success of Black and Latinx students in STEM.
Panelists will include graduate students, post doc students, medical students, and undergraduate students. Panelists will discuss strategies to help you:
- Ace exams
- Gain access to research and internship opportunities
- Network for career success
- Build confidence
This event will take place on Wednesday November 4, 2020 5:00pm-6:30pm. If interested in attending, please register here.
For more information, please see this flyer for the event.
OSU’s East Asian Studies Center is currently offering several fellowships to undergraduates in STEM departments who have completed at least two years of study in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, or other East Asian languages. These fellowships are offered for intensive summer language study or for an academic year of STEM and language study.
Summer fellowships are expected to offer:
- $5,000 for tuition and fees
- a $2,500 stipend
Academic year fellowships are expected to offer:
- $10,000 for tuition and fees
- a $5,000 stipend
The East Asian Studies Center is currently accepting applications for Summer 2021 and Academic Year 2021-2022. Applications are due Monday, February 1, 2021, 4:30 p.m. EST, so apply now!
For more information:
- Check out more information on the fellowships here.
- Find more information about the fellowship application here.
- Contact Amy Carey, EASC senior assistant director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are graduating this fall and are uncommitted to a graduate program, consider attending Texas A&M University-Commerce. Graduating chemistry and biochemistry undergraduates interested in chemical or biochemical research are invited to apply. Texas A&M University-Commerce offers a variety of Masters programs to fit students’ needs:
- Track I with Thesis: Professional Chemistry Track
- Track I without Thesis: Professional Chemistry Track
- Track II: Professional Chemical Business Track
- Track III: Professional Chemical Education Track
M.S. graduates from Texas A&M University-Commerce have worked in industry and chemical education, while others are continuing to pursue Ph.D. or M.D. degrees. Applications for graduate assistantships are currently being accepted for Spring 2021 so apply now.
For more information:
- Check out this flyer.
- Find ongoing research projects here.
- Contact Dr. Laurence Angel at Laurence.Angel@tamuc.edu.
- See more faculty contacts here.
University of Illinois Urbana Champaign is holding an upcoming recruitment event for students of color. Please consider attending if you are a junior, senior, post-baccalaureate, or Masters student of color interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in chemistry.
This event will cover available fellowships for underrepresented minorities, programs available to support University of Illinois students of color, and application tips. You will learn about the variety of research being done in chemistry and have the opportunity to network with current graduate students and faculty.
If you’re interested, please register here by October 25, 2020. The recruitment event will take place on Saturday, October 31, 2020.
For more information:
The Journal of Undergraduate Research at Ohio State (JUROS) is currently looking to publish quality research done by undergraduate students. If your research is selected, you will have a professional citation to your name and receive public recognition for your research!
Submissions must fall under one of the following categories:
- Manuscripts (6-35 pages)
- Feature articles (<6 pages)
- Images and descriptions of creative projects
- Research theses (<35 pages)
- Research abstracts
Find out more about the submission process here. For any further questions, please contact email@example.com.
Join ACS Club for a talk on drugs and their effect on the brain. Dr. Paul will be leading the lecture tomorrow, September 24 at 7:30 pm. If you are interested in attending, please join using this zoom link!
The CFAES Knowledge Exchange is currently offering a science communication scholarship opportunity. They are seeking students who are interested in developing creative science communication projects that solve one of a few Grand Challenges: water quality, rural-urban interface, farm and community stress, food security, and food waste. Finalists will receive up to $500 in scholarships. More information can be found here.
Submissions are due November 22 at 11:59pm and can be uploaded here. If you have questions, please contact Katie Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The WW Teaching Fellowship seeks to train highly talented STEM students and place them in high need schools in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. This fellowship program provides admission into a competitive Masters of Education program, clinical practice, certification, mentoring, and a $32,000 stipend.
To apply, you must have your bachelor’s degree in a STEM field by Spring 2021 (or 30 college credits in a STEM field), a cumulative GPA of a 3.0, and be eligible to work in the U.S.
Apply now, the first round of applications are due November 4, 2020!