Workshop on Communicating Research to a Broad Audience

Making your Science Accessible

This introductory workshop is designed specifically for researchers, scientists, data analysts and others who want to share their research succinctly with their audiences. The workshop will be taught by Articulation Inc. ( who have been creating the TEDx Columbus and TEDx style events in Columbus for the past decade.

Topics included are:

  • Identifying the level of your audiences’ knowledge.
  • Building context.
  • Laddering complex ideas for clearer understanding.
  • Showcasing what is possible.

Who: Ohio State faculty, postdocs, and graduate students

When:  March 21 @ 2:00 – 3:30 pm.  ( )

April 16 @ 2:00 – 3:30 pm. ( )

May 29 @ 2:00 – 3:30 pm.  ( )

Where: Research Commons (3rd floor, 18th Avenue Library), 175 W. 18th Ave.

Each event will also be livestreamed via a link on the event page for that workshop.

This event is sponsored by the University LibrariesOffice of ResearchDiscovery Themes, and the STEAM Factory.

Save the Date for 2019 UK Society of Postdoctoral Scholars Regional Research Symposium

My name is Stephanie and I am the Chief Operating Officer for the University of Kentucky Society of Postdoctoral Scholars (SOPS). I would like to invite all Ohio State postdocs and graduate students to attend our 5th Annual Postdoctoral Research Symposium, which will be held on May 31, 2019, from 8 AM to 5 PM in the University of Kentucky Don and Cathy Jacobs Science Building. Registration is free and all graduate students and postdoctoral scholars are encouraged to submit an abstract for a poster or oral presentation or attend without presenting. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top graduate student and postdoctoral presenters, including a special category for international students and postdocs.

This year’s keynote speaker for the event is Dr. Cynthia Fuhrmann, the Assistant Dean of Professional and Career Development at the University of Massachusetts Medical School as well as the co-creator of the Individual Development Plan (myIDP) career planning tool. A light breakfast and lunch are included with registration.

To register for the Symposium and/or submit an abstract for presentation by May 10th, please click here:

For any other questions or more information about SOPS, please visit our website at or contact Stephanie Davis at

ASC Center for Career and Professional Success Launch Your Career-A Two Day Job Preparation Conference.

The College of Arts and Sciences Center for Career and Professional Success would like to share an exciting opportunity open to any ASC graduate students actively pursuing or interested in learning how to better position themselves to explore career opportunities outside of Academia.

On March 29 and 30, the ASC Center for Career and Professional Success is holding Launch Your Career, a two day job preparation conference.

Students can find more detailed information and register for Launch Your Career here in Handshake.

While all aspects of the conference will be open to ASC students, Saturday’s events will also include two sessions specifically for ASC graduate students. The first, Graduate Students: Convert your CV to a Resume for Job Searching will take place from 10:15-11:15am. Following a short break the second session, Graduate Students: From Academia to Industry – Interviewing and Networking runs from 11:30am-12:30pm. Both sessions will be led by Ana C. Berríos Allison, Ph.D., LPC, Assessment Specialist & Career Counselor in The Ohio State Career Counseling and Support Services.

Please reach out to Jessamyn Cox, ASC Career Success Career Coach, at with any questions.

Postdoc and Research Assistant positions available at University of Cincinnati

Post Doc Fellow – Pharmacology and Systems Physiology

A Post-Doctoral Fellow position is available with Dr. Andrew Norman in the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology and Systems Physiology.

Sr Research Assistant – Pharmacology and Systems Physiology –

The Department of Pharmacology and Systems Physiology at the University of Cincinnati is seeking a Senior Research Assistant. Under general supervision of designated Director of the Norman Lab.


Organic/Inorganic Synthesis Student Research Chemist Position at Universal Technology Corporation

Student Research Chemist – Organic/Inorganic Synthesis

Interested students should contact Dr. James Heckler directly

(937) 904-4921

 Job Summary

UTC is seeking a Student Research Chemist in the fields of organic and inorganic synthesis. The candidate will conduct basic research to develop and synthesize novel inorganic small molecules for Air Force applications. This position is for summer 2019 but has the option to extend further.

The candidate will work as part of an interdisciplinary research team in the Composites Branch within the Materials and Manufacturing Directorate of the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio. The candidate is expected to collaborate with the multidisciplinary team to publish peer-reviewed scientific articles and aid in the development of technologies for U.S. national security interests.

The candidate should have working knowledge and hands-on experience in traditional and state-of-the-art techniques for the synthesis, reaction optimization, and characterization of organic and inorganic small molecules.  Valuable experience includes carborane synthesis and functionalization, general familiarity with boron chemistry, air/moisture-free work, and spectroscopic characterization. Valuable techniques include Schlenk line, sensitive purifications (air-free crystallization, sublimation, etc.), single crystal growth, and nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) and Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopies.

Job Responsibilities

  • Synthesize and characterize novel hybrid organic-inorganic carboranes
  • Identify and develop optimized synthetic routes for molecular targets
  • Perform related analytical, computational, and/or experimental research tasks
  • Summarize research findings in technical reports, manuscripts, and presentations


  • S. citizenship
  • Current student (B.S., M.S. or Ph.D.) in chemistry
  • Research in chemical synthesis, reaction optimization, and characterization
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Research publications in peer-reviewed journals and professional society conference presentations are a plus.
  • Team-oriented approach, but capable of independent work
  • Willingness to expand scientific knowledge base through interdisciplinary research


Summer FCC R&D Intern at Albemarle

Are you inspired by “what’s next”? So are we.

When you join the Albemarle team, you contribute to a better tomorrow. You will play a role in powering many of the world’s largest and most critical industries, from energy and communications to transportation and electronics. We are putting innovation to work to improve people’s lives and we want YOU to be a part of it.

Job Description

An Internship in the FCC R&D team will involve an assignment to one of our departments having active research projects (e.g., Exploratory, New Product Development, or Process and Product Development).  The successful interns work can focus on a number of potential projects depending on the department needs at the time of hiring.

Duties & Responsibilities include:

  • Synthesis of new zeolites and other materials in the Exploratory group.
  • Using reaction engineering and modeling skills in analyzing and interpreting model reaction data from our high-throughput cracking units in the Exploratory lab.
  •  New method development and productivity/efficiency improvements projects in the Exploratory or Process and Product Development groups.
  •  Establishing new data mining algorithms using existing software tools and using them to gain new insights useful in the advancement of existing projects from data stored in our databases.

Basic Requirements:

  • Currently Pursuing M.S. or PhD in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Material Science from an accredited university
  • Candidates possesses cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and  solid academic background.
  •  Strong team work and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in an active research environment.
  • Initiative, creativity and problem solving abilities.
  • Excellent written, verbal, computer and interpersonal communication skills.

Desired Qualifications

  • Research experience related to heterogeneous catalysts or synthesis of inorganic materials such as zeolites and catalytic materials.
  •  Kinetic model development and application.

Choose to unlock your full POTENTIAL. Apply today.