The UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry is seeking outstanding candidates for the Paul D. Boyer/Donald J. Cram/Willard F. Libby Teacher-Scholar program.  This program provides both teaching and research opportunities for recent Ph.D. graduates (Ph.D. earned 2017-2021).

We will begin reviewing materials and applications on October 11, 2020.

We would greatly appreciate if you can share the attached flyer with your department/division and research group alumni members. 

Application link:

On Wednesday, July 29, from 12 to 3 p.m. ET, the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is hosting a virtual recruitment fair to highlight the variety of paid internships, fellowships and research associate appointments available within our Research Participants Program.

During the event, you’ll have the opportunity to:

CHAT with recruiters and mentors from different Department of Defense research programs.

LEARN about the research conducted within those programs.

EXPLORE the paid internships and research associate appointments.

CONNECT with recruiters and get your questions answered.
We encourage you to share this virtual event with your current or former students. They can register for the event using the button below. 
Click here to register

The Office of URSA is excited to announce that registration for OSU’s 2020 Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium (SURS) is now open! The virtual event will take place September 14th and 15thPlease help us to increase participation by forwarding this message to your colleagues and students! 

  • The deadline for students to register to present at SURS is August 10th at 11:59 PM. They can apply here.
  • OSU community members can RSVP here to attend SURS 2020 on September 14th and 15th

Event Details:

SURS is an annual showcase for OSU undergraduates to present their research and creative projects to the OSU community. Undergraduates from all academic disciplines, in all years of study, and all stages of research or creative work are invited to present. SURS will take the form of a virtual symposium this year. 

Each presenter will record a 3-minute lightning talk about their work and post it on a central Canvas page where the symposium will be hosted. The Canvas page will be distributed to OSU community members who will be able to view presenters’ recordings, ask questions, and engage in dialogue via the Canvas discussion board function. In addition, several students will be selected to give live, 10-minute plenary talks via Zoom during the course of the event. More details can be found here

We appreciate your help forwarding this email to others. Please mark your calendars to join us for this exciting opportunity to support the amazing undergraduate researchers at OSU!

I am pleased to inform you that the 2020 Team USA for the International Chemistry Olympiad has been selected!  Team USA will be participating in the virtual International Chemistry Olympiad competition on July 25th. 

The 2020 team members are:

  • Anugrah Chemparathy, Dougherty Valley High School, CA, California Local Section
  • Alex Li, Lexington High School, MA, Northeastern Local Section
  • Ananthan Sadagopan, Westborough High School, MA, Central Massachusetts Local Section
  • Alec Zhu, Lexington High School, MA, Northeastern Local Section

The alternates are:

  • Nicholas Tsao, St. Mark’s School of Texas, TX, Dallas Fort Worth Local Section
  • Michael Han, Dougherty Valley High School, CA, California Local Section

Thank you for your dedication to the USNCO program.

The President’s Commission on the Status of Women provides funding to faculty, students, and staff who are pursuing professional development, research, outreach, or creative projects related to women’s issues. Scholarships average $300 and are paid by reimbursement. Applications are due Friday, July 31, with notification by Aug. 12. Visit for detailed guidelines, qualification requirements, and application links. Questions? Contact Joy Jorgensen at

Do you know of any recent or soon-to-be graduates interested in an exciting career in forensic sciences?  If you do, please pass this announcement to them.  The Drug Enforcement Administration’s Office of Forensic Sciences is hiring for Entry Level Forensic Chemists (GS-5/7/9/11).  There are several vacancies in all of the DEA Laboratories and the agency has posted a new vacancy announcement (key words: Forensic Chemist) or click the link above.  If you have any questions about what it takes to be a Forensic Chemist, please feel free to reach out to us at or visit

Thank you for your consideration and we hope you and your loved ones are safe and healthy!

If you want a National Science Foundation grant related to the Covid-19 pandemic, you can apply through existing funding opportunities or use the Rapid Response Research (RAPID) funding mechanism, set up for proposals having a severe urgency with regard to availability of or access to data, facilities or specialized equipment as well as quick-response research on natural or anthropogenic disasters and similar unanticipated events. Requests for RAPID proposals may be for up to $200K and up to one year in duration. Well-justified proposals that exceed these limits may be entertained. All questions should be directed either to a program officer managing an NSF program with which the research would be aligned or to” NSF notes its advanced computing systems: Frontera, Stampede2, Bridges, Comet, and JetStream. Learn more.

OSU faculty and graduate student researchers are invited to join the OSU Advantage office on Thursday, April 23 for an informative webinar that will describe funding and training opportunities that support innovation and entrepreneurship at the federal, state and OSU levels. At this webinar, you will also learn how to apply for a special $5,000 Innovation Award available from the Office for Commercialization and Corporate Development (OCCD). Register here for a Zoom link: