Fall is here and it’s time to start thinking about nominating one of your hard working employees or co-workers for the monthly Merit Award. It‘s not necessary for them to be a member of AOP, but they should be classified or professional faculty. Please check out our website for more information on the monthly Merit award; http://oregonstate.edu/aop/awards-recognition
In CSMC’s ongoing series of career development webinars, panelists John Conley (EECS), Thuy Tran (College of Engineering), and Shanti Deemyad (Univeristy of Utah) will discuss the transition into an academic position on Oct. 2, noon. Register or join us in Gilbert 324. http://csmc.us/news-event/events/postgraduate-career-strategies-academia
The Research Office Incentive Programs is accepting applications for the GRF Fall 2014 solicitation. The intent of the GRF program is to enable faculty to carry out scholarly, creative work that should lead to the pursuit of other funding sources, or promote the development of scholarly activities. Program description and application: http://oregonstate.edu/research/incentive/grf. Information: Debbie Delmore at email@example.com. Deadline for submission: Oct. 20.
Name: Mark Warner
Area of Study / Position Title: Electrical Development Engineer
Why chemistry? (What about it initially interested you?):
Research focus (in non-science terms) or basic job duties? Develop, repair and specify electrical instruments.
One thing you truly love about your job? I get to visit many labs in Chemistry and Physics.
One interesting/strange factoid about yourself. I like to read books.
Document Number: PD 14-084
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Join the ChUME (Chemistry Undergraduate Mentorship and Empowerment) Initiative.
ChUME was founded by six chemistry grad students and one post-doc in Fall 2013. Our mission is to foster professional long-lasting relationships between undergraduate and graduate chemistry students. In addition, we host seminars, socials, and professional development workshops every Term to assist undergraduate chemistry students in their success here at OSU and beyond.
- One hour weekly meeting with all ChUME mentors.
- Participation in ChUME events.
- Actively working with a minimum of one undergraduate mentee.
- Documenting your mentoring activities (meetings, research advising, etc) with ChUME.
- You can add an outreach activity to your grant proposals, CVs, resumés, etc.
- You hone communication skills from one-on-one/group mentoring, and public speaking skills from ChUME events.