DOE Fuel Cell Technologies Fellow

The Fuel Cell Technologies Fellow opportunity with the Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Office is now accepting applications. This is an opportunity for individuals who have a degree in the physical sciences, so may be of interest to recent CBC graduates.

What will I be doing? As a member of the team, you will both learn and contribute across the range of activities associated with managing applied research within the Fuel Cell Technologies Program. The Fuel Cells Technology Program activities will include monitoring project progress and milestones; reviewing and analyzing project progress reports and other technical reports; and engaging with project researchers. Key areas of research and development within the Fuel Cell Technologies Program include catalysts, membranes, membrane electrode assemblies, stacks, and balance of plant components.

Why should I apply? You will collaborate on the office’s Fuel Cell Technologies Program, which focuses on developing fuel cells which are among the most promising technologies that are expected to transform the energy sector. They are highly efficient, fuel flexible, and offer diverse benefits. In particular, they are affordable, clean, and reliable fuel cell technologies that convert hydrogen to electrical power for a wide variety of applications, including transportation (automobiles, buses, trucks, rail, maritime) and stationary power generation (mid-scale electric power plants, backup power, small-scale distributed power plants for buildings).

Where will I be located? Washington, DC or Golden, CO

You will receive a competitive stipend, an allowance to offset the costs of health insurance, research travel and materials up to $10,000, and relocation expenses reimbursement up to $5,000.

Learn more and apply here. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Job Opening: Laboratory Operations Associate

Manus Bio is a next-generation industrial biotechnology company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts that produces plant-based ingredients. The company uses a variety of patented and proprietary technologies for engineering microbes for the production of specialty chemicals, such as food ingredients, agricultural chemicals, and pharmaceuticals.

Manus Bio is seeking a self-motivated and highly organized individual for a position that will specialize in and take ownership responsibility of laboratory operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Mastery in Manus Bio SOPs and their execution involving reagent, media, and lab consumable preparation.  Ability to train others to execute these tasks to the same high standard
  • Maintain stellar lab organization to ensure operational excellence within the R&D team
  • Maintain and facilitate use of our in-house inventory platforms to a highly organized standard
  • Order and stock lab supplies and consumables.  Maintain and later build relationships with outside vendors
  • Maintain laboratory equipment to pristine condition and facilitate repairs when needed
  • Develop ability to design and implement modifications to protocols and procedures that increase efficiency of Manus Bio SOPs

Required Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or similar discipline with 1-3 years in research lab technician, operations, or management experience
  • Read more.

Learn more and apply.

Postbaccalaureate Program to Diversify STEM: Stowers Research Scholar

The Stowers Institute for Medical Research (Kansas City, Missouri) is now accepting applications for Stowers Research Scholars, a mentored 1-year postbaccalaureate research fellowship. Through guided research experience and academic career mentoring, this program aims to increase the number of NIH-defined underrepresented students in fundamental biological research.  This year the program is accepting up to three students for the inaugural class.

This opportunity is open to US citizens or permanent residents from diverse backgrounds with a BA or BS in a STEM field who are interested in pursuing graduate education in basic biological sciences. Compensation is highly competitive and prior laboratory experience is not required. (Bachelor’s degree must be conferred prior to the program start date.)

For more information, visit the program webpage or contact postbac@stowers.org.

Program Dates: June 7, 2021 – June 17, 2022 (flexible)
Application Deadline: February 12, 2021

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

If you are graduating this spring with a B.S. in Chemistry or Biochemistry you might consider pursuing a Master of Science degree in Chemistry at Texas A&M University-Commerce.

The Professional Chemistry Thesis track offers concentrations in Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry or Physical Chemistry. There are also two professional non-thesis tracks offered: Professional Chemical Business Track and Professional Chemical Education Track.

Any student interested in applying to the program for Fall semester 2020, can follow the instructions in the flyer or contact Dr. Laurence Angel (Laurence.Angel@tamuc.edu) for additional information.

DEA Job Opening: Forensic Chemist

Drug Enforcement Administration has Forensic Chemist job openings at its Pleasanton, CA; Miami, FL; and Chicago, IL locations.

Incumbents will perform quantitative and qualitative chemical analysis on evidence in lab, testify in court, and advise and assist law enforcement personnel, amongst other duties.

Learn more or apply here.

Please note: Applications can be accepted from students who expect to graduate by June 2020 and if a transcript is provided with anticipated conferral date. However, DEA must verify that the degree has been conferred before the applicant can be appointed.

Charles River Laboratories Virtual Career Fair


Charles River Laboratories Virtual Career Fair
April 16, 2020
2 – 5 p.m. ET

The drug research and development process is highly complex, yet essential for delivering safe and effective therapies to patients. With a global network of facilities, Charles River Laboratories is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO) with a local touch. The company has dedicated employees around the world, and is passionate about its role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Together, they have supported the development of ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.

This is a Virtual Career Fair where you will meet with Charles River teams for early career opportunities at Charles River Laboratories nationwide. They are looking for candidates to fill technician, entry-level, and internship positions. If you are interested but unable to attend, simply register and we will reach out to you.

Learn more and register here.

Gap Year Opportunities Fair

Looking for Gap Year opportunities that allow you to build your resume for graduate or professional school, while also making an impact on the world? The Career Connections: GAP-Year Opportunities event helps students identify ways to take a 1 or 2 year “break” from academics to explore their goals, their professional field, or to just give back in a meaningful way before heading to graduate or professional school.

Join representatives from approximately 30 organizations around Ohio and Nationally at this ASC Career Success Career Connection. Career Connections events consist of networking sessions focused on popular career community destinations. Students will learn about career paths related to their interest and gain insight on job search tactics to use for entering the field.

Date: Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Location: Ohio Union, Great Hall
Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Register on Handshake: https://osu.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/13449/student_preview

Job Opening at Mettler Toledo

The company is accepting applications for a full-time Laboratory Technical Phone Specialist in Columbus, Ohio. Accepted applicants will provide phone support to sales personnel and field service technicians, perform and document laboratory experiments, provide training to customers and colleagues, and travel to work on difficult product installations, among other duties.

This opportunity is available to graduates with a bachelor’s degree in Physical Sciences, Chemistry, Biology, or Engineering. You will also need at least two years of technical support or technical training experience, excellent customer service and communication skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Office software.

Mettler Toledo offers benefits such as medical, dental, and vision coverage, as well as a 401(k) plan, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, etc.

For a full list of duties and benefits and a link to the application, visit this site.