New Job Opportunity

New Job Opportunity!

Chemistry Data Entry

Description

Prometheus Computing is looking for an entry-level chemist to contribute to the development of a materials database by extracting and entering bibliographic data technical data, and measurement data from relevant scientific literature. On average 850 entries into the database will be made every 3 months.

This position will be located at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) located in Gaithersburg, MD.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

·      Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Engineering, or Computer Physics

·      Ability to organize data in a clear and efficient manner

·      Strong attention to detail

·      Strong communication skills

Please send your resume and link to your LinkedIn or Facebook profile to career082213@prometheuscomputing.com

About the Company:

Prometheus Computing is a small business focusing on custom and scientific software. Since our founding in 2006, we have made it a top priority to exceed the expectations of our customers by thoroughly understanding their needs and problems. Our mission is to advance the software state of the art by delivering useful, quality software at a good price.

Prometheus Computing is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class.

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Faculty Position at UVa Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. We are interested in candidates who are developing an internationally recognized research program at the interface of synthetic chemistry with biology, medicine, nanotechnology and/or biomaterials. Candidates may be interested in synergies with UVa centers of excellence such as the UVa Cancer Center, Center for Global Health, Center for Membrane Biology, Keck Imaging Center, Center for Biological Timing, and many more.

A Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience in chemistry or related field is required, as well as a strong record of innovative research and the potential for establishing an active and highly visible research program. In addition to developing external funding to support research endeavors, candidates will be expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels and provide service to the University, Department and professional organizations. Review of applications will begin September 1, 2013 and the position will remain open until filled. The appointment start date will begin August 25, 2014.

To apply, candidates must submit a Candidate Profile through Jobs@UVa (https://jobs.virginia.edu) and electronically attach the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests (3 – 5 pages including concise descriptions of proposed research) and the names and contact information for at least three referees.
Questions regarding the application process should be emailed to chembio2013@virginia.edu.

The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.
The College of A&S and the University of Virginia welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities; we seek to build a culturally diverse, intellectual environment and are committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and to the principles of affirmative action in accordance with state and federal laws.

The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.

 

Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

The Environmental Energy Technologies Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is inviting applications for a distinguished postdoctoral fellowship opportunity.

The ITRI-Rosenfeld Postdoctoral Fellowship will allow an outstanding recent or upcoming Ph.D. recipient to engage in innovative research leading to new energy efficiency technologies or policies and reduction of adverse energy-related environmental impacts.

Applications for the 2014 fall term opened August 12, 2013 and will be due by midnight (PDT) November 15, 2013.

Please see the attached for more information: ITRI-Rosenfeld Fellowship Poster_080113

Triton Stories—Submit yours now!

Submit your Triton story!

Here is a great way to be involved with Founders’ Day. Share with the campus the stories of the wonderful people involved with your departments. It can be a student, alumni, donor, faculty member or fellow staffer – someone who is making an impact and or has done something worthy of a shout-out.   Send a brief description to marcom@ucsd.edu. Be sure to include:

  • Your name, email and affiliation with UC San Diego
  • If you are nominating someone else, include that person’s name, email and affiliation with UC San Diego (as well as your own information)
  • A brief description of this Triton’s research, service or other contributions to the campus or community
  • A photo to accompany your Triton story
  • In the email subject line, use “Triton Story Nomination”
  • University Communications may edit story submissions before they are posted to the Founders’ Celebration website.

 

Also, here are a few examples of Triton profiles:

Triton Alumni – http://alumni.ucsd.edu/s/1170/landing/index.aspx?sid=1170&gid=1&pgid=2852

Triton Volunteers – http://volunteer50.ucsd.edu/progress.php

Triton Supporters – http://giving.ucsd.edu/why/donor-profiles/index.html

Students abroad – IR/PS http://irps.ucsd.edu/current-students/career-services/prospective-students/internships/china-taiwan.htm

UCSD Chemistry Lab Assistant- New Job Opportunity

New Job Opportunity

Qualifications: you must be enrolled in one of the following courses:

  1. CHEM 105A A01 SP13 Physical Chemistry Laboratory
  2. CHEM 105A A02 SP13 Physical Chemistry Laboratory
  3. CHEM 105B A00 SP13 Physical Chemistry Laboratory
  4. CHEM 105B B00 SP13 Physical Chemistry Laboratory.

We have an immediate opening for a Student Laboratory Assistant Position to assist with CHEM 105.

Job Description for General Student Laboratory Assistant III:

  • Clean and organize the undergraduate teaching labs, chemistry stockroom, and storage areas.   
  • Wash lab glassware and chemical containers. 
  • Deliver reagents and supplies to the laboratories. 
  • Provide                supplies to the students taking lab courses. 
  • Under supervision, assist in making unknowns and reagents used by the undergraduate labs.
  • Collection and removal of hazardous waste.  
  • Minor equipment cleaning, repair, and maintenance, Other projects when assigned.
  • Must work around hazardous, poisonous, carcinogenic substances constantly.

Job Description for the 105 Students Laboratory Assistant Position.

The goal is to help ensure that the teaching laboratories are properly supplied and prepared for the safe

experimentation of the students each day.

Most of the responsibilities duties are included here; others are included in the goal of the position as

Laboratory Assistant.

Important duties! Checking, cleaning, organizing before and after each session is important because other students meet in 1322/1344 rooms at different times from 105 Lab sessions.

  • clean hood windows
  • clean hoods area and  shelves in hoods, organize as needed
  • clean blackboard and remove  dust of chalk at the bottom rail of blackboards
  • move chemical waste to EH&S pick up room, replace with properly labeled bottles for each experiment.
  • pick up brushes from sinks so they do not rust
  • pick up any trash  papers or glassware from sinks and laboratory
  • replace worn or deteriorated labels as needed on any chemical container
  • check frequently and add water to water baths as needed when not in use
  • set paper towels as needed by the sinks (just 1/2 of a pack per sink)
  • dust tables, mostly under electrical cables,  and monitors for each instrument
  • refill DI water bottles, acetone wash bottles, and solvent reagent bottles as needed
  • move back any chemicals left out of their site (i.e., by the balances) to their  shelves, or freezer.Check level of chemical waste replace bottle as needed
  • Check level on chemicals report to me if less than 1/3 amount.
  • Check-pressure on gas cylinders as: N2, argon, N2O, and the liquid N2
  • Supply students and keep log in 1808YH with loans of special glassware i.e. :R gas constant flask, cuvettes, viscometers
  • Update Inventories: Laboratory chemicals, chemicals in “Boxes”, solvents,  and the         various supplies in 1322, 1344 and 1808
  • Check that laboratory trash has been picked up once a week, and the floor has been mopped twice per month (call Facility Management x42930 if needed)
  • Dust (once or twice per week) very important around instruments and computers
  • Wash and organize glassware as needed
  • Under direct supervision move / mark stuff for surplus  or repair and chemicals not used in several years to ChemCycle.  Perform other tasks not listed here but may be required for the 105 or other laboratories.
  • Two hours before laboratory starts turn ON the water baths for the viscosity experiment, and turn them OFF at end of session. 
  • At the end of each session check that the instruments have been turned OFF, but leave ON the  FT-IR.      Leave turned ON only the water baths that have samples in them. To avoid burning heating elements, be sure water baths have enough water before they are being used.
  • In a team operation with  staff  work on  planning and organizing, to place orders of any needed supplies, or special items.
  • Under direct supervision assist in the evaluation of instruments ensuring they are kept in operating condition. Keeping a log notebook of any maintenance, repair, or observations.

To Apply:

Send Resume; email address; phone numbers; resume and cover letter; chemistry lab courses completed; student ID number; your college standing (e.g. First Year; Second Year; etc…), Major, and Class Schedule.   No phone calls please.

The best candidates will be contacted in a timely manner.

Send all inquiries to:

Carmen Susana Jones

cjones@ucsd.edu

Postdoc Position for Organic Chemist at UCLA Molecular & Medical Pharmacology

Please see attached for more information:Postdoctoral Position at UCLA

Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI)- Apply Now!

 

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The Office of Science / Office of Workforce Development  for Teachers and Scientists WDTS) is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications to its 2014 Spring Term Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) program, with all required application materials, including recommendations, due by 5:00 PM ET on October 1, 2013. The SULI program encourages undergraduate students to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers by providing research experiences at Department of Energy (DOE) laboratories, where selected students participate as interns appointed at participating host labs. They perform research, under the guidance of laboratory staff scientists or engineers, on projects supporting the DOE mission.

Further information, including program eligibility, requirements, host lab participation, and access to the online application system are found at:

http://science.energy.gov/wdts/

 http://science.energy.gov/wdts/suli/

with inquiries or questions made using:

http://science.energy.gov/wdts/suli/contact/

The SULI program is sponsored and managed by the DOE Office of Science’s, Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists (WDTS) in collaboration with the DOE laboratories. The Department of Energy’s Office of Science is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States, and is working to address some of the most pressing challenges of our time.

                                                  

                                                      Information on the Department of Energy Labs (DOE)

 

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The Department of Energy has nurtured hubs of innovation in the United States for more than eight decades. Discoveries made at national laboratories have saved lives, solved mysteries of nature, improved products, transformed industries and served as a training ground for students who go on to pursue careers in science and technology. Access this amazing interactive DOE lab map here.