Graduate Research Opportunities

The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science is pleased to announce that the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program is now accepting applications for the 2020 Solicitation 1.

 Applications are due 5:00pm Eastern Time on Wednesday, May 6, 2020.

We would like to bring to your attention 4 new trans-disciplinary research areas for encouraging graduate training activities at the convergence of multiple disciplines and communities, including:

  • Microelectronics
  • Data Science
  • Fundamental
  • Symmetries
  • Accelerator Science

We strongly encourage applications in these areas.  Detailed information about the program, including eligibility requirements and access to the online application system, can be found on The US Department of Energy website. 

The Office of Science expects to make approximately 95 awards in 2020 Solicitation 1 cycle, for project periods beginning anytime between November 9, 2020 and March 1, 2021.

Since its inception in 2014, the SCGSR program has provided support to over 520 graduate awardees from 137 different U.S. universities to conduct thesis research at 18 DOE national laboratories/facilities across the nation.The SCGSR 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 six Office of Science research programs offices and the DOE national laboratories/facilities, and program administration support is provided by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE).

For any questions, please contact the SCGSR Program Manager, Dr. Ping Ge, at

Test Preparation Instructor Positions Available: GRE, SAT and/or ACT – Apply Today!

Posting Description:
Test Preparation Instructor Positions
We are seeking test preparation instructors for our GRE, SAT and/or ACT classes. These are part-time positions with classes once per week on Sundays (GRE and SAT) and/or Saturdays (ACT).  We seek intelligent, charismatic instructors who have both top test scores and excellent teaching skills. As the best test prep value, our company offers six week, high-quality test preparation courses at a value price.
Salary: $45/hour for GRE classroom instruction; $35/hour for SAT and ACT classroom instruction.

• Education: Current graduate or professional student Ph.D. (or equivalent), Master’s, J.D.; or Completed Ph.D. (or equivalent), Master’s degree, or J.D.
• Test Scores: Top-tier test scores on one of the following: GRE, LSAT, GMAT, SAT, or ACT.
• Teaching Experience: Have taught at least one semester/quarter lecture, lab, discussion, recitation, etc. class. Prior university teaching experience is required.
• Quantitative and Verbal Skills: Must have both excellent math and verbal/writing skills. Xceptional Prep Instructors teach the entire course.
• Consistent Weekend Commitment: Our test preparation offerings depend upon instructor reliability, commitment and consistency. We seek instructors who can teach on consecutive weekends: Our 6 Week GRE and SAT Courses are taught on Sundays; Our 6 Week ACT Courses are taught on Saturdays. Instructors can teach anywhere from 3 to 9 hours per weekend depending upon location.

How to Apply:

If interested, please submit your:

(1) Cover Letter
(2) Resume or Vita
(3) Test Scores

via e-mail to:

Research Opportunity at UC San Francisco

UC San Francisco will be recruiting a junior research assistant to their laboratory soon!

It’s a great way to get solid training before grad/med school.

They are a new lab, so there is ample opportunity for exciting work in cell biology and biochemistry. They primarily work on sub-cellular clocks and the cell cycle!

For more information click on this link!

If you have any questions please contact:
Mustafa G. Aydogan, PhD

Job Opening: Patent Scientist in Chemistry at Knobbe Martins

Patent Scientist – Chemistry

Knobbe Martens provides an opportunity for engineers and scientists to further their professional growth and career development in exciting, challenging ways. Put your technical degree to work on issues involving science, technology, and the law. The candidate will assist with the successful procurement of patent protection for innovative technologies, evaluate the designs of new products, and assist with the evaluation of competitor products.

Each client brings novel and diverse technologies to our firm. Therefore, the candidate will learn about a variety of new technologies, learn to identify inventive features, learn to describe the inventions, and learn to convince the Patent Office to allow a patent for the technology. The position also requires a candidate to possess the ability to explain and describe new technologies in a way that is concise and descriptive.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  1. Reviewing new client technologies to determine potentially patentable features.
  2. Writing patent applications with clarity and technical accuracy.
  3. Drafting persuasive responses to patent office rejections.
  4. Reviewing issued patents.

To be successful in this position the candidate must be a strong communicator, both written and oral. The candidate must be able to work independently, with a large amount of working freedom. In addition, each candidate will eventually participate in a patent law course and become registered with the United States Patent Office.

Education and Experience:

  • Ph.D. degree in chemistry is required.
  • Extensive experience in synthetic organic chemistry is required.
  • Must be independently motivated to succeed and measure success on a team level.
  • Qualified candidates will possess exceptional oral and written communication skills.

Posted: Friday, November 15, 2019


  • San Diego

Please take the time to complete our application in full. Incomplete applications will not be considered for employment. If you experience technical difficulties submitting the application, please e-mail queries to: Apply at

Lab Lecturer position at Bryn Mawr College

Laboratory Lecturer in Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, continuing non-tenure-track Laboratory Lecturer responsible for instruction in and the supervision of the Organic Chemistry laboratory program to begin August 1, 2020. Academic year responsibilities will involve teaching three laboratory sections each semester, providing pre-lab lectures, supervising instructional staff, coordinating with the lecture course, and organizing and preparing for all experiments. The successful candidate will also engage in the ongoing development of new, innovative and interdisciplinary laboratory experiences and be expected to be part of developing and teaching a diverse and inclusive curriculum, including contributing to college-wide initiatives. A Ph.D. is required by the start date and teaching experience is preferred.

To apply for this position, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion and a writing sample consisting of a two page introduction to an organic chemistry laboratory exercise of the candidate’s choice by December 31, 2019 to Chemistry Department Search Committee via Interfolio at: In addition, please arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Chemistry Department Search Committee.  Applications received by December 31, 2019 will receive full consideration.

Weill Cornell Doctoral Programs

Our graduate program offers a competitive living stipend of $41,000, full tuition and fees, health care benefits and subsidized housing all in the Research Corridor of Science located in New York City. Come hear the Associate Director of Enrollment talk about the doctoral program as well as funded summer research opportunities for undergraduate students.

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Event: 5PM-6:30PM


Grade Level: 3rd, 4th, Masters Students

Majors: Bioinformatics, General Biology, Microbiology, Molecular & Cell Biology, Neurobiology, Bioengineering, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Physics

Weill Cornell Graduate School offers doctoral programs in:

Biochemistry & Structural Biology

Cellular & Developmental Biology

Immunology & Microbial Pathogenesis

Molecular Biology



Physiology, Biophysics & Systems Biology

North Carolina State University – Available Faculty Positions in the Department of Chemistry

UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry Teacher-Scholar Search

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