The OSU Libraries and Press invite currently enrolled graduate students to enter this year’s Visualize Your Bibliography Competition. Submissions must include at least 20 sources used in a bibliography that contributes in a substantial way to a thesis, dissertation, or other scholarly work. Displays might range from a series of erasure poems made for each source to a multimedia timeline of your sources. Prizes: 1st: $750, 2nd: $500, 3rd: $250. Deadline: April 1, 2020. Awards will be given as scholarships for the 2020 Spring Term.

Learn more and submit your entry at beav.es/grad-competition.

The Department of Chemistry at Central Washington University (Ellensburg, WA) is hiring a full-time lecturer for the 2020-2021 academic year.  Teaching responsibilities will primarily be in general chemistry.  Preference may be given to applicants who are qualified to teach quantitative and/or instrumental analysis.  Required qualifications: Master’s Degree in chemistry or related field; applicants must show evident of their ability to be an excellent teacher; experience and demonstrated commitment to diversity.  Preferred qualifications: PhD in chemistry or related field (ABD candidates may be considered; however, the terminal degree must be completed within one year of start date); university-level teaching experience; experience working with a diverse student population. 

To apply, please go online to https://careers.cwu.edu and search for job 3606.  

Screening date is Monday, March 30

Please share with others who would be interested in joining our great team!  And be well during this crazy, uncertain times.

This award recognizes any classified, professional faculty, or faculty member who excels in mentoring, supporting, and encouraging OSU employees, especially women and those from under-represented groups or non-traditional careers, and making available to them opportunities for professional, educational and personal development. The award is presented at University Day. The deadline for nominations is May 1.To access the nomination guidelines and application link, please visit http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/pcosw/awards-scholarships.

Dear  Colleagues,

Oregon State University’s Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics is excited to announce the recruitment and posting for a new tenure-track Assistant Professor position (Posting

Number: P03661UF). This competitive, internal search is for a 9-month 1.0 FTE appointment. The OSU criteria for an internal candidate can be found at https://hr.oregonstate.edu/jobs/oeshtxt/111

Full position description and details are available online at https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/89659. For full consideration, applications should be submitted on or before March 30, 2020.

Thank you for your help in referring interested colleagues to this opportunity.

Tony Reyna, SPHR

Dept. of Biochemistry & Biophysics College of Science

Oregon State University | Phone: 541.737.4512 | Fax: 541.737.0481

2011 ALS Bldg | Corvallis, OR 97331 | Go Beavs!

Our “Sensing and assembly based on non-covalent interactions” REU program has been recommended for funding (NSF) and is currently seeking applications from students that are interested in conducting research during the summer. This program will provide the participating REU students an extensive 10-week summer research experience (June 1st – August 7th, 2020) in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at The University of Southern Mississippi (USM). This program will also provide professional trainings and workshops and conclude with a research symposium. The application deadline is March 14, 2020. ​

Benefits:

• $5,000 stipend.​

• Housing in USM dormitory and meal plan provided.​

• Travel assistance will be available to help defray the cost of traveling to Hattiesburg.​

Who should apply:​

• Participants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. ​

• Current undergraduate students who have completed at least their freshman year but have not graduated, majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, or a related field. ​

• Strong academic record with a desire to conduct research; GPA > 2.8.​

• Students from underrepresented groups in STEM (women, NSF-defined underrepresented minorities, and persons with disabilities) and students from community colleges or other academic institutions with limited research opportunities, are especially encouraged to apply.​

For more information and application details, please visit:

https://www.usm.edu/mathematics-natural-sciences/chem_reu.php

USM Chemistry REU | School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences | The University of Southern MississippiThis is the home page for Research Experiences for Undergraduates programs housed at USMwww.usm.edu

Feel free to contact me at song.guo@usm.edu if you have any questions.

Fellowship Position at the
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center for Environmental Health
Division of Laboratory Sciences
Clinical Chemistry Branch
Protein Biomarker and Lipid Reference Laboratories
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the agency Americans trust with their lives. As a global leader in public health, CDC is the nation’s premier health promotion, prevention, and preparedness agency. Whether we are protecting the American people from public health threats, researching emerging diseases, or mobilizing public health programs with our domestic and international partners, we rely on our employees to make a real difference in the health and well-being of our people here and around the world.
The Division of Laboratory Sciences (DLS), National Center for Environmental Health, CDC, conducts research and provides laboratory support that improves the detection, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of environmental, tobacco-related, nutritional, newborn, selected chronic and selected infectious diseases. Within DLS, the Protein Biomarker and Lipids Reference Laboratories in the Clinical Chemistry Branch supports this through performing research on biomarkers to detect human exposure to environmental chemicals and to diagnose and treat chronic diseases, as well as through the Clinical Harmonization program to improve the quality and reliability of diagnostic tests for priority clinical analytes.
DLS is seeking candidates for a full-time fellowship administered by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) at the Bachelor’s or Master’s levels in chemistry, biochemistry, or related science (Minimum GPA: 3.0). Experience in chemical and analytical laboratory work is desired, but not required.
This fellowship will provide the opportunity to obtain hands-on experience in human exposure research and laboratory medicine. This includes operating state-of-the-art laboratory equipment and procedures, performing quality assurance tasks, processing and evaluating complex laboratory data.
Under the guidance of a mentor, training opportunities during the fellowship may include:
• Preparation of biological samples to quantify biomarkers of human exposure or establish reference values according to established laboratory procedures
• Operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of liquid chromatography, gas chromatography, mass spectrometry, and automated liquid handling instrumentation
• Data processing and analysis using complex software and data evaluation procedures
• Develop written documentation that clearly and accurately documents laboratory procedures, instrument operation, experimental results, troubleshooting and remedial actions
• Perform tasks in compliance with policies and regulations such as those outlined in the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA) or International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standards
The following skills are desired:
• Experience conducting laboratory experiments
• Ability to conduct literature searches and to write reports describing laboratory results
• HPLC, GC, and MS instrumentation experience
• Good written and oral communication skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office
This fellowship is administered by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) (visit http://orise.orau.gov/cdc/ for further information and eligibility). Candidates must have received their degree within five years of the appointment. The initial appointment is for one year but may be renewed for up to five years upon recommendation of CDC and contingent on the availability of funds. The stipend depends on educational level and experience and follows those described in federal salary tables (GS tables). Fellows are
offered a standard Blue Cross/Blue Shield health insurance policy (no dental or vision) with a maximum stipend toward single coverage of $513 per month. Relocation expenses are not covered.
The appointment is full-time at CDC in the Atlanta, Georgia, area. Participants do not become employees of CDC or the program administrator, and there are no fringe benefits paid.
Applications should be completed at https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/CDC-DLS-2020-0074 by April 4, 2020. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling-basis. Additional questions can be directed to Heather Kuiper, PhD (uyk6@cdc.gov).

The OSU Advantage Accelerator is seeking proposals to facilitate the further development and commercialization of OSU applied innovations. Proposals can be submitted for projects focused on bringing OSU-owned innovations invented by OSU faculty, staff and/or graduate students in any discipline closer to market. Each project may be awarded up to $15,000 and should span six months or less, beginning in April 2020. Funding can be used to fund students, prototyping expenses, travel and more. Proposals are due no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28. Read the full RFP here:https://advantage.oregonstate.edu/advantage-accelerator/funding-opportunities/aid-fund