Opportunity for undergrads/postbacs interested in going to graduate school:
Are you an underrepresented undergraduate student looking to earn a Ph.D. in biomedical science and looking for some extra resume padding or laboratory experience to be truly competitive for a top tier graduate program?
If so, the Post-baccalaureate Research Education Program at The Ohio State University, DISCOVERY PREP might be right for you! This NIH-funded postbac program runs for one year and is designed to prepare recent college graduates for success in graduate school.
Accepted scholars are provided with:
- Paid 1-year research experience in a laboratory with a nationally recognized research mentor in a biomedical science discipline
- Graduate Record Exam (GRE) preparation assistance
- Individual mentoring
- Assistance with application preparation for Ph.D. graduate programs
- Career development workshops
- Opportunities to travel and network with other scientists throughout the nation
They are accepting applications until March 1st, 2019 but interested individuals are encouraged to APPLY EARLY. More information can be found on our web page or the application can be accessed directly here.
If you have any questions about this program, please contact Jeffrey Mason by e-mail at Jeffrey.Mason@osumc.edu or call (614-685-9140).
These postings close February 24, 2019.
Assistant Director of Stone Lab: Under the direction and guidance of Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Lab Director, the Assistant Director of Stone Lab oversees all aspects of Stone Laboratory operations maintaining the lab’s reputation as a program and facility dedicated to cutting-edge scientific research, education and public outreach.
- Supervises Stone Laboratory managers
- Address the needs and operations of facilities and grounds, vehicles and vessels, etc.
- Strategic planning
- Staff training, recruitment, and management
- Donor relations
- and more!
Find more information, requirements, and the application here.
Water Quality Research Assistant: Assists Research Coordinator with current Stone Laboratory research projects and visiting researchers at the laboratory.
- Assist in sample collection from Lake Erie
- Conducts laboratory experiments
- Quality control
- Analytic chemistry analyses
- Write reports to Ohio EPA
- and more!
Find more information, requirements, and the application here.
As a lab intern, you will prepare laboratory tests to determine chemical and physical characteristics or composition of plant process samples for such purposes as quality control, process control, or product development by performing the following duties.
- Collects samples for lab analysis at specified locations, stages of processing and time interval. Labels sample
containers with identifying data.
- Ability to understand and perform lab tests on process samples using wet chemistry methods, microbiological testing
and light microscopy techniques. Prepares samples for testing by analytical equipment.
- Sets up, adjusts and operates laboratory equipment and instruments such as liquid chromatography, Ion
chromatography, NIR, centrifuge, pH meters, chemical balance scales, spectrophotometer and other equipment.
- Performs Quality Assurance/Control analysis on instruments, tools and methods.
- Performs quality control testing on final products to verify conformity to specifications.
- Records test results on standardized form, enters daily test results into plant database and communicates this
information to appropriate personnel.
- Maintains safety in the lab by using personal protective equipment as needed, proper labeling of chemical containers,
being familiar with Material Safety Data Sheets and maintaining cleanliness of lab.
- Cleans and sterilizes laboratory equipment.
- Calibrates laboratory instruments.
- Prepares chemical solutions according to standard formulas.
- Fosters a culture of safe behavior and environmental compliance at all times.
- Maintains a team environment at all times and champion POET in the community.
- Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS/COMPETENCIES
To perform the essential functions of this position successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
- Completed junior level courses majoring in Chemistry (preferred) or Biochemistry.
- Experience working with HPLC, analytical balance, pipettes Knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite and the ability and willingness to learn new software applications.
- Excellent organizational, time management and communication skills and the ability to adapt to change.
Apply here if interested!
ProteoSense is coming to campus to conduct interviews for full time research opportunities! ProteoSense is commercializing breakthrough solid state biosensor technology for the biomedical, environmental and food markets with initial entry into the food safety market planned for 2017. ProteoSense’s handheld testing system, RAPIDSCAN, is a disruptive bio-detection sensor for multiple time-critical and remote applications. They are validating a new candidate technology and swiftly approaching development of their first beta product. We have full-time paid opportunities for entry level scientists and/or summer internships. We are looking for driven, scientifically curious candidates who take ownership of their work and have an eye for detail. These candidates should be excited by the opportunity to work in a highly interdisciplinary entrepreneurial field.
- Conduct research on electrochemical biosensor development.
Must carrying out experiments but also understand and expand upon existing technologies and practices.
Collection, processing, and analysis of data
- Participate in laboratory management, maintenance, and cleaning.
- Participate in laboratory demonstrations.
- Performs literature searches and brings ideas to the table.
- Will own one or more project(s) based on aptitude
- 60% Laboratory research on biosensor development, including literature review
- 15% Data analysis
- 15% Lab management and organization
- 10% Assist in range of activities and customer engagements to support growth of the business
Pay and length of appointment negotiable with opportunity to renew based on performance and funding.
Proteosense is located in the Rev1 venture development facility at 1275 Kinnear Road, Columbus OH. Location features on-site parking, as well as easy access to campus area bussing for Ohio State students.
They are using the FutureLink/Buckeye Careers system to process applications. To be considered for an on campus interview you must log in to your FutureLink/Buckeye Careers account and submit a resume to posting ID#25325570
Students can log in at http://futurelink.osu.edu to apply!
There are two opportunities for summer research, both out of state, one internationally!
Applications Due: February 1, 2017
Rosetta Commons is offering paid summer research internships to undergraduates interested in research in biomolecular structure prediction and design. The summer includes a one-week Code School, eight weeks of hands-on research in one of the Rosetta labs, and finishes with attendance and poster presentations at the Rosetta Conference.
Monetary support is provided through an NSF REU grant.
Possible research projects span methods development in biomolecular design and applications from cancer and biofuels to drug and vaccine design.
One intern will be placed internationally at Correia Lab in Switzerland, and the other will be placed at the industry site EMD Serono in Boston.
- College Sophomores or Juniors preferred
- Major in computer science, engineering, mathematics, chemistry, biology, and/or biophysics
- Available for at least 10 weeks during the summer of 2017
- Interest in graduate school
- U.S.citizens, permanent residents, and U.S. nationals are eligible.
- While not required, we seek candidates with some combination of experiences in scientific or academic research, C++/Python/*nix/databases, software engineering, object-oriented programming, and/or collaborative development (git).
Applications open now, deadline February 1.
Questions can be directed to Camille Mathis (email@example.com) or Jeff Gray (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Want to jump start your search for the right program? Check out this listing of programs that have recently reached out to CBC students.
ON CAMPUS RECRUITING:
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at the Engineering Career Expo 2016
MIT Lincoln Laboratory offers scientists and engineers the opportunity to work on challenging problems critical to national security. They are federally funded by the Department of Defense, and they have a focused commitment to research and development, with an emphasis on building prototypes and demonstrating operational systems that meet real-world requirements.
MIT Lincoln Laboratory would like to meet you if you are pursuing a BS/MS/PhD in any of the following majors:
- Electrical Engineering
- Computer Science
- Materials Science
- Mechanical Engineering
To be considered, follow this application process at their college recruiting website.
No applicants will be discriminated for any reason. Due to the unique nature of the work, U.S. citizenship is required for applicants.
For more information about MIT Lincoln Laboratory, visit there official website.
Have you thought about working in a lab? Doing research now as an undergraduate?
You have the unique opportunity to work in a research lab for OSU!
The Yoder lab is researching retroviruses, a type of RNA viruses that insert their DNA into host cells, an example of which is HIV. The lab supervisor is Dr. Kristine Yoder. This opportunity is open to talented 2nd, 3rd, and 4th year students who are interested in medical research. You will get to work in the lab 10-15 hours a week during the school year, and then full time over the summer for at least one year.
From Dr. Yoder:
Depending on the experience of the undergraduate, the lab duties may initially be limited to supportive tasks (such as preparing solutions) with the expectation of advancing to an individual medical research project. For more information about our research visit our website at u.osu.edu/yoder.176.
- Prefer Students who have completed introductory chemistry and biology coursework
- Minimum 3.0 GPA required
Interested students should send a resume, unofficial transcript and current class schedule to email@example.com by Friday, September 9.
Dr. Li Zuo of the Molecular Physiology and Rehabilitation Lab is looking for 1-3 volunteers this summer.
Lab research focuses on stem cell and conditioning therapy on pulmonary disorders in mouse models. Volunteers would be able to prepare and assist in original research and review articles, with a high possibility of being published in a scientific journal.
Volunteers should have an interest in biomedical sciences and be able to work at least 8 hours a week, and should be juniors, seniors, or graduating seniors.
For more information on this opportunity, please contact Dr. Zuo at 614-292-5740 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Gonul Kaletunc in the Food Engineering department is looking for a senior chemistry/biochemistry student for help with a short-term lab project.
The project will take around two months, and will involve preparation of solutions, conducting enzyme assays, using a spectrometer, and analysis of results. The project will take about 10-15 hours a week, with 4-5 hours of continuous commitment for each session (2-3 times a week).
Applicants should be detail-oriented and have good laboratory skills.
If interested, send your resume to Dr. Gonul Kaletunc at email@example.com. If you have questions, Dr. Kaletunc can be reached at 614-292-0419.
Oakwood Labs is currently seeking OSU students for a full-time chemistry opportunity.
This position will include responsibilities for analytical development of pharmaceutical products for Oakland and its partners. Hands-on laboratory work will be used to aid in the development of inject able pharmaceutical products.
Basic training will be obtained through guidance of experienced professionals.
Some of the obligations are listed here:
1. Conducts analytical testing to support the development and validation of analytical methods for drug products, intermediates and excipients.
2. Maintains complete records of testing data and results.
3. Assists with the operations of the Research and Development Lab.
4. Maintains professional and technical knowledge.
5. Contributes to the effective operation of the department and the overall success of the Company.
Applicants should have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry or a closely related science field with chemistry and mathematics as completed coursework.
To apply, submit a resume to posting ID#25294139 on the Ohio State FutureLink system, available here.
For more information about Oakwood Labs, click here.