UC San Diego Chemists Develop New Strate

UC San Diego Chemists Develop New Strategy for ‘Hard-to-Study’ Lipids http://ow.ly/LqlG30loZY7


Chemistry Research ‘Rocks’ New Data about Ancient Life

Chemistry Research ‘Rocks’ New Data about Ancient Life http://ow.ly/eG8W30loYBH
Artistic depiction of early Earth blasted by solar system debris. Image courtesy ofNASA/Goddard Image Lab

An Upward Social Mobility Machine: UC San Diego 2nd Best U.S University!

An Upward Social Mobility Machine: UC San Diego 2nd Best U.S. University, Says Money Magazine http://ow.ly/gIOc30loVO2

Collecting Donations!!!

We have a box in the Chemistry & Biochemistry Student Affairs Office collecting donations for the 12th Annual UC San Diego School Drive until August 31st! All donations go to local disadvantaged classrooms around San Diego County.
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Assistant Professor of Chemistry (Organic) at Washington and Lee University – Job Opening

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Washington and Lee University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of organic chemistry. Candidates with expertise in polymer/materials chemistry, bioorganic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, organometallic chemistry or other relevant fields who can teach organic chemistry will also be considered. A Ph.D. is required; postdoctoral experience is strongly recommended.

Diversity is a core value of the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry. We believe that the educational environment is enhanced when people with diverse backgrounds and ideas come together to learn. Women and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching a 5.5 course load, which includes: teaching a two-semester organic chemistry sequence and the accompanying labs, and creating one advanced or non-majors course. An active research program involving undergraduates is expected; startup funds competitive with top liberal arts colleges will be provided.

The applicant should submit the following: a curriculum vitae, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, a three-page statement of research plans at an undergraduate liberal arts institution, a two-page statement of teaching philosophy, and the contact information for the writers of three letters of recommendation. To submit applications online, visit: https://apply.interfolio.com/52937. Review of applications begins immediately and will close on September 28, 2018.

If you have questions about the position, please contact Erich Uffelman, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, uffelmane@wlu.edu.

Washington and Lee University is a highly selective, independent, co-educational, liberal arts college of 1800 students located in Lexington, VA, three hours southwest of Washington, DC. W&L is consistently ranked among the top 12 national liberal arts colleges. The Department has ACS-certified programs in both chemistry and biochemistry.

Washington and Lee is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As such, we are interested in candidates who are committed to high standards of scholarship, performance and professionalism and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity in our faculty, staff and student body.


UCSD – ISMD Program


PAID Research Training for Students

Would you be interested in participating in a research training program that pays you $14.00, allows you to work flexible hours, gain experience, and provides you with the opportunity to join one of UCSD’s many research labs?

Apply to the IMSD Basic Methodology Training Lab (BMTL). This is an amazing opportunity to:

  • Learn firsthand lab techniques and what it takes to become a scientist
  • Gain lab experience while doing biomedical research at the PhD level (as a FRESHMAN!)
  • Work with world renown faculty mentors
  • Build up your resume and curriculum vitae
  • Get started on a path towards a PhD (the earlier you get started on preparing for graduate school, the better)
  • Help getting into PhD programs across the country

After you complete the training, you will be given the opportunity to join the second Phase of the IMSD program and get paid to conduct research!!!!

Please take a moment to visit HERE to learn more!