Positions available at Eccrine Systems, Inc.

Lead Scientist – Electrochemical Biosensor Research

Lead Scientist – Microfluidics Research

Scientist (Molecular Biology) Translational Research

Scientist – (Molecular Biology) – Aptamer Discovery (Molecular Bio & BCHM)

Scientist – Molecular Biology

Online resources for graduate students from the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

The following links were forwarded by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and may be of interest to graduate students.

Vitamin PhD Podcast Covers PhD Career Questions
Vitamin PhD is a podcast produced at Boston University for doctoral students which delivers career narratives and skills in two formats: Career Pathways episodes provide interviews of people who have earned their doctorate and now work in a variety of sectors, and Navigating Challenges episodes present tips on addressing issues that might create difficulties in graduate school. The podcast is available by website or Spotify.
iBiology: Bench to Bedside Series
iBiology is providing a series of video lectures that “introduces graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to opportunities and challenges in research into major human health related disorders,” as well as disease-oriented research to medical students and clinicians. “Most talks pair clinical and basic science investigators who describe an important medical problem and the contributions of science to diagnosis, treatment and/or cure.”

Nature Career Column: Use Peer Support to Improve Well-Being and Research Outcomes

Organic Chemistry Adjunct Position at Ohio Dominican

An adjunct position teaching Organic Chemistry is available at Ohio Dominican University this Fall Semester:

-Course: CHM-229-01

-Lectures are Monday and Wednesday from 8-9:50am

-Lab is on Tuesday from 8-10:50am.

-It is a full section with twenty-five students.

Please contact Lewis Hogarth ( for more information about the position.

National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) – Combustion Engineer/Scientist (Applied Laser Diagnostics)

National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) – Combustion Engineer/Scientist (Applied Laser Diagnostics)

Pittsburgh, PA

Apply by 9/1/19 

Through the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE), this posting seeks a qualified individual for a postgraduate opportunity in the area of applied laser diagnostics in high-speed, reacting flows. The learning objectives of this opportunity will focus on the development and application of advanced laser diagnostics techniques including PLIF, PIV, and TDLAS in highly dynamic environments such as an RDE. Application of developed techniques to other energy conversion technologies within the RIC portfolio may also be of interest (oxy-combustion, MHD/DPE, sCO2).

The successful candidate will have a strong background in these elements (but not necessarily all): 

  • Thermodynamics
  • Fluid mechanics
  • Combustion
  • Specialized experience in the area of applied laser diagnostics 

Program information: Detailed information about the program can be found at Please send a CV to Clinton Bedick at

How to apply: Information in regard to the opportunity and a link to the application can be found at

OUAB Grad/Prof Opportunities: Free Professional Photos and Other Activities


Of Note:

Professional Profile Clinic

Tuesday, July 16th

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM – 3rd Floor Ohio Union


Announcing the 4th annual Professional Profile Clinic, an interactive event designed to prepare you for the job hunt outside academia.  Graduate and Professional students will have the opportunity to share their resume, elevator pitch, and LinkedIn profile with professionals and will receive constructive feedback and mentoring on how to improve them. Professional headshots will also be provided free of charge.


Drop by anytime between 9 AM and 1 PM.

OUAB Grad/Prof Quiz Night

Thursday, July 25th

6:00 PM – Performance Hall Ohio Union


All teams must register for each quiz night. Please include roster and team name with registration (teams may include up to 50% non-student guests). Due to overwhelming popularity, registrations the day of the quiz may not be available. The registration period for a quiz night begins at the conclusion of the previous quiz night.


Please send registration information to

Save the Date:

Hacking the (Academic) Job Market

Wednesday, August 14th

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM 

Cartoon Room – 3rd Floor Ohio Union


OUAB Grad/Prof in collaboration with representatives from The Professor Is In, the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and The Graduate School will be presenting a full-day workshop titled “Hacking the Academic Job Market”. This is tailored for individuals who are interested in applying for faculty positions and complements the Academic Job Search Series hosted during fall semester.


Check the event page for details about the program with registration opening soon.


Lottery Registration:

OUAB in the Kitchen: Backyard Thrills of the Grill

Monday, July 29th

5:00 PM – Instruction Kitchen Ohio Union

***Please note lottery registration closes July 22nd at 11:59 PM***


To register for the the lottery, please sign up using the link below.  Lottery registration will be available up until midnight 10 days before the class. You may register for yourself and one guest.  Those selected to participate in the class will be notified by noon a week before the event. Registering for the event does not guarantee a spot.


Register for the lottery using the link below:


Upcoming Events:

Free Friday Flicks ft. The Incredibles 2

Friday, July 19th

8:00 PM – 11:00 PM – Buckeye Village Playground

***Please note this event is open to all students and their guests***



Come and join OUAB for our Family Friendly Summer Film series! Tonight we will be showing The Incredibles 2. 


Movie Synopsis 

While the Parr family has accepted its collective calling as superheroes, the fact remains that their special heroism is still illegal. After they are arrested after unsuccessfully trying to stop the Underminer, their future seems bleak. However, the wealthy Deavor siblings of Devtech offer new hope with a bold project to rehabilitate the public image and legal status of Supers, with Elastigirl being assigned on point to be the shining example. Now having agreed for now to stay at home to care of the kids, Mr. Incredible finds domestic life a daunting challenge, especially with baby Jack-Jack’s newly emerged powers making him almost impossible to manage. However, Elastigirl soon has her own concerns dealing with the menace of a new supervillain, Screenslaver, who is wreaking havoc with his mind control abilities. Now, Elastigirl must solve the mystery of this enemy, who has malevolent designs on the world with the Parr family and friends key targets of this evil.


Event Details 

Event will begin at 8:00 PM and will be shown on the large blow-up screen. Refreshments will be served. In the event of rain, the event will be moved inside.



Free Friday Flicks ft. Ugly Dolls

Friday, August 2nd

8:00 PM – 11:00 PM – Buckeye Village Playground

***Please note this event is open to all students and their guests***



Come and join OUAB for our Family Friendly Summer Film series!


Movie Synopsis 

The free-spirited Ugly Dolls confront what it means to be different, struggle with their desire to be loved, and ultimately discover that you don’t have to be perfect to be amazing because who you truly are is what matters most.


Event Details 

Event will begin at 8:00 PM and will be shown on the large blow-up screen. Refreshments will be served. In the event of rain, the event will be moved inside.



Register today for OMSMS 2019!

Please join us for the 3rd Annual Ohio Mass Spectrometry and Metabolomics Symposium (OMSMS) to be held at the Blackwell Inn and Pfahl Conference Center at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, on October 1-2, 2019.

The purpose of the two-day joint meeting of the 16th Annual Ohio Mass Spectrometry Symposium and 3rd Annual Conference on Food and Nutritional Metabolomics is to provide an opportunity for academic and industrial researchers in the region to present their findings, share information, discuss research challenges with colleagues, and spark new collaborations in the rapidly advancing fields of mass spectrometry and metabolomics. Key topics will include Advanced Ionization Techniques and Instrumentation, Structural Biology, and Personalized Nutrition.

Key Dates

  • Abstract submission deadline: August 19
  • Registration closes: September 17

The planned agenda includes:

  • Workshops in Native Mass Spectrometry and Metabolomics
  • Invited keynote and plenary speakers: Pieter Dorrestein, UCSD; Nathalie Agar, Harvard Medical School; Ian Lewis, University of Calgary; Susan Sumner, UNC
  • Oral, poster, and flash talk presentations (submitted abstracts)
  • Evening reception
  • Lunch and Learn sessions
  • Networking opportunities

Visit for symposium information, including abstract submission information and links to registration.

The symposium is planned and co-hosted by the OSU Campus Chemical Instrument Center, National Resource for Native MS-Guided Structural Biology, and the OSU Foods for Health program.

OMSMS is made possible with generous sponsorships from Center for Applied Plant Sciences (CAPS), Metabolon, Abbott, Agilent, Bruker, SCIEX, Waters, Thermo Fisher Scientific, 908 Devices, Advion, and Biocrates.

Project Nature Lecture Series and Newsletter

The Project Nature Lecture Series, affiliated with the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Graduate Student Association, is dedicated to informing of the many ways in which one could get involved in making a significant and meaningful contribution towards fighting climate change. More information about the lecture series is here and the July 2019 newsletter is attached.

Project Nature_Newsletter-July_2019

Brown Bag Lunch – July

Merck On-Campus Recruiting on August 5th

Recruiters from Merck will be visiting Ohio State on August 5th . They will hold an information session in CBEC 130 at 9AM and will follow with interviews during the remainder of the day. The deadline for submitting your CV and research summary for interview consideration is July 22nd and further instructions about how to submit these documents is forthcoming. However, at this time, please see the attached job descriptions and, if interested in being considered for an interview on August 5th, begin preparing your CV and research summary accordingly.

Merck Job Descriptions Fall 2019