Mississippi State University – Job Postings


Tenure-Track Faculty Positions, Open Rank

The Department of Chemistry at Mississippi State University invites applications for two tenure-track positions open to ALL AREAS OF CHEMISTRY including, but not limited to analytical, biological, chemical education, inorganic, materials chemistry, organic, physical at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor, beginning August 2018.  Applicants must have a Ph.D. in chemistry or related field, a demonstrated record of research accomplishments, and a strong commitment to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Consideration of applications will begin September 16, 2017, and will continue until the positions are filled.  Applicants must apply online and include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, summary of research plans, statement of teaching interests, and have three letters of recommendation sent to: search@chemistry.msstate.edu.

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Assistant Clinical Professor Positions

The Department of Chemistry at Mississippi State University invites applications for two 9 month non-tenure track positions at the rank of clinical assistant professor beginning on or after January 1, 2018.  The initial three-year appointments can be extended and follow academic promotion track.  Applicants must have a Ph.D. in chemistry or a related area and must demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching.  Applicants with prior teaching experience are particularly encouraged to apply.  The successful applicant will be primarily responsible for teaching undergraduate courses in chemistry with additional service or other duties supportive of the undergrad program.  Applicants must apply online and attach a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio, and the complete contact information for two professional references.  Nominations for or communication about this position should be sent to Chair, Chemistry Search Committee at search@chemistry.msstate.edu. Review of applicants will begin September 15, 2017 and applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

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Our research laboratories in the Department of Chemistry at Mississippi State University invites applications and nominations for postdoctoral fellowships beginning immediately.  Successful applicants will have experience in synthetic organic chemistry preferably with a background in synthesis & characterization of monomer and polymeric materials design and applications.  Experience with aromatic, phenolic, organofluorine, and fluoropolymer chemistry is encouraged but not required.  A competitive compensation package is offered along with an exceptional environment for multidisciplinary collaboration and potential downstream technology transfer and entrepreneurism.  Interested candidates should email a cover letter, CV, and contacts of 3 references addressed to  Prof. Dennis Smith, Department of Chemistry, Mississippi State University via Ms. Sara Knighten at: sknighten@chemistry.msstate.edu.

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers – Summer Session Internships

Hello Everyone!

ISPE and BMES are co-hosting a Genentech info session on Thursday, November 2, from 5-7pm in Fung Auditorium. UCSD Alumni who are currently working at Genentech will be giving more information about their Summer Internships and their Outstanding Student Award Scholarship. Our speakers will also be hosting office hours for those who have more questions in PFBH 226 from 10am -3pm before the event.




ISPE Public Relations Chair Team

Pranathi Gutala  (pgutala@ucsd.edu)


Kusha Bidasaria (kbidasar@ucsd.edu)

International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) UC San Diego Chapter


Remember to check us out at: ispe.ucsd.edu

Quest Diagnostics – Job Position


I’m a recruiter for Quest Diagnostics and we have an exciting new position that I’m hoping you may be able to assist with. We are looking for December graduates who would be interested in jump starting their career in Laboratory Operations. We are currently seeking highly motivated upcoming university graduates who have studied in Medical Laboratory Science, Supply Chain & Operations, Bio-Medical, Industrial Engineering and/or Life Science.

Our Operations Leadership Development Program (OLDP) is a two year program that provides the opportunity for the employee to gain real world experience and complete rotational assignment across our Operations Functions. Once the associates complete the two program, they are placed into a leadership position at one of our labs.

We are looking for students who possess strong agility/leadership potential and outstanding work ethic. Do you have any recommendations of students that may be a good fit?

Thank you for your help,

Blair Miller


Quest Diagnostics Action from Insight | 3 Giralda Farms | Madison, NJ 07940 | phone 262-439-1761blaire.e.miller@questdiagnostics.comwww.questdiagnostics.comQuest Diagnostics.jpg

Please note that the below contact information to assist with any possible issues you maybe having

-For New Hire Employees issues, please contact the HR Service Center

-For Onboarding issues such as electronic I-9, please contact customersupport6@talentwise.com or (877)-893-6130

-For SAM IT Provisioning issues, please contact the IT Helpdesk

-For NEOP issues, please contact Skillsoft support at (866)-754-5435

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Job Positions Open

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Florida is continuing its current phase of expansion and we are conducting searches this fall for four tenure-track Assistant Professor positions and I write to solicit your help.  The appointments are in three areas, Analytical Chemistry, Computational Chemistry and two positions in Chemical Biology, with appointments beginning in summer 2018.  I have attached our position descriptions, key qualifications and application instructions.

This is an exciting time at UF Chemistry and we believe that our department offers a superb opportunity for junior faculty with a strong commitment to both research and teaching to develop and succeed.  If you or any of your colleagues are aware of a candidate who might be interested in a career in one of these areas at UF, we would greatly appreciate your calling their attention to our opening.

On behalf of our all our search committees, thank you very much for any assistance.

Best regards,


Michael E Harris, PhD | Professor | 302F Hernandez Hall | Department of Chemistry | University of Florida | Gainesville, FL 32611 | Ph 352 392-9865 | harris@chem.ufl.edu

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Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry Distinguished Graduate Student Fellowship

Dear PHD Grads,

Reminder: Applications for the 2017-18 Distinguished Graduate Student Fellowship are due to me (jkolinko@ucsd.edu) no later than Tuesday, October 31st. Additional details can be found below. Please send me the requested materials no later than 10/31/2017 if you wish to be considered for the Fellowship.

Thank you,

Jeanine Sun Kolinko

Graduate Program Manager

UC San Diego Chemistry & Biochemistry

jkolinko@ucsd.edu | (858)822-6014 | http://chemistry.ucsd.edu

The Call for Applications for the 2017-18 Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry Distinguished Graduate Student Fellowship award is now open! This recently established fellowship recognizes research excellence of our current PhD students.

This prestigious fellowship will provide support for one quarter (full coverage of stipend and fees in Winter 2018, which is about $13K total), PLUS an additional bonus award of $3K for the Fellow to use towards research support (e.g., computer, books, conference-associated costs including travel, etc. (to be used by Winter 2020)).

If you would like to apply for this fellowship, please send Jeanine Kolinko (jkolinko@ucsd.edu) the following materials no later than October 31, 2017:

  • Abstract (~300 words) of your primary research project
  • Statement describing your career goals, scientific achievements, any other noteworthy accomplishments or activities
  • CV and (unofficial) transcript
  • Nomination letter from your faculty advisor
  • Optional documents: up to two publication reprints

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and Diversity Awards Nominations

Diversity of thought, perspective and background are essential components of a person’s experience, and necessary for personal and academic growth, especially at a university.  That is why we continuously work to enhance our diversity on campus, and why it’s important that we recognize – through our annual Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and Diversity Awards Program – the UC San Diego Community members who lead our diversity efforts.

We encourage you to submit a nomination for this year’s awards program. This is an opportunity to recognize the staff, faculty, students, departments and organizational units or groups who have made outstanding contributions during the past year in the areas of equal opportunity, affirmative action, diversity and the UC San Diego Principles of Community.

For information on criteria and how to access a nomination form, go to: http://worklife.ucsd.edu/DivAwards/Default.aspx

Faculty, staff and graduate students who would like to submit a nomination, can do so using the online tool.

If you have questions or would like to obtain a paper nomination form, contact the Equal Opportunity Services Office at (858) 534-3694 or eosaa@ucsd.edu.

All nominations must be submitted by Friday, November 17, 2017.  A review committee of representatives across the campus in all vice chancellor areas will evaluate eligible nominations.  Awardees will be recognized during a ceremony on Thursday, March 1, 2018, 1:30 p.m., at the Price Center Ballrooms West.

Reminder: American Heart Association (AHA) Predoctoral Fellowship – Deadline 11/1

Deadline: Wednesday, Nov 1 2017

Annual Stipend: $23,844, plus $2,000 in project support


  • Doctoral student who seeks research training with a sponsor prior to embarking upon a research career.
  • Must be a full-time student working towards his/her degree.
  • Have completed initial coursework and be at the stage of the program where he/she can devote full-time effort to research or activities related to the development into an independent researcher or a related career aimed at improving global cardiovascular health.

Citizenship Requirements:

  • S. citizen
  • Permanent resident
  • Pending permanent resident (any resident who has an approved I-765 form and has submitted an I-485 application with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services)
  • Eligible Visa status: E-3, H1-B, F-1, J-1, O-1, TN, G-4

For more information: https://professional.heart.org/professional/ResearchPrograms/ApplicationInformation/UCM_443316_Predoctoral-Fellowship.jsp

IBM Technology Series – TODAY (10/27) at 11am

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Career Perspective Seminar

Hello graduate students and postdoctoral scholars,

Interested in a career in industry? Join SIMPA for a career perspectives seminar led by the VP of Regulus Therapeutics, Dr. Jon Young, on November 3, 11:30-1:00 in Pacific hall, 4501. Dr. Young will be offering advice on preparing and maintaining a career in the pharmaceutical industry. Pizza will be served during an open discussion with Dr. Young.

If you are interested in attending this event, please RSVP by emailing SIMPA at simpaucsd@gmail.com. Although an RSVP in not required, it is encouraged for priority seating. Seating is limited to 25 people to promote personal interactions and conversation with the speaker. Hope to see you there!

On behalf of SIMPA,

Kelsey Krug
Graduate Student, Burkart lab
UCSD Chemistry & Biochemistry
La Jolla, CA, 92093-0303

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