Visiting position in Biochemistry and General Chemistry at Reed College. The Chemistry Department invites applications for a three-semester, visiting position, preferably at the assistant professor level beginning January 2017. Teaching responsibilities will include participation in a team-taught general chemistry course in Spring 2017, and one semester of general chemistry and one semester of biochemistry, possibly with lab, in the 2017-18 academic year. A PhD is required and postdoctoral experience is preferred. The successful candidate must have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and research. Teaching duties will include general chemistry and a junior-level course in biochemistry, possibly including laboratory. The successful candidate will also advise senior thesis students in yearlong research projects.  The Chemistry Department has excellent resources for innovative teaching and research, including dedicated faculty research labs, a 400 MHz NMR, LC-MS, and a molecular modeling computer laboratory.

Application materials (a cover letter, curriculum vitae, an outline of research interests, and a statement of teaching philosophy) and three letters of recommendation should be submitted through Interfolio at Reed College is a community that is committed to cultural and intellectual diversity as central to its academic mission ( Candidates are encouraged to describe how this commitment will be expressed through their teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but they should be received by October 31, 2016 to guarantee full consideration. For further information about this position please contact the chair of the search, Arthur Glasfeld ( An Equal Opportunity Employer, Reed values diversity and encourages applications from underrepresented groups.

Deadline: Evaluation of files begins October 31, 2016

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate Office of University Programs sponsors a 10-week summer internship program for students majoring in homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (HS-STEM) disciplines. The program provides students with quality research experiences at federal research facilities located across the country and allows students the opportunity to establish connections with DHS professionals. It is open to undergraduate and graduate students in a broad spectrum of HS-STEM disciplines and DHS mission-relevant Research Areas.

Undergraduate students receive a $6,000 stipend plus travel expenses.

Graduate students receive a $7,000 stipend plus travel expenses.

10-week research experiences are offered at:  Coast Guard Research and Development Center ● Customs and Borders Protection ● Engineer Research and Development Center ● Federal Emergency Management Agency ● Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Health Service Corps ●  National Security Technologies ● National Urban Security Technology Laboratory ● Naval Research Laboratory ● Office for Interoperabilty and Compatibility ● Transportation Security Laboratory ● DOE National Laboratories: Argonne, Berkeley, Idaho, Livermore, Los Alamos, Oak Ridge, Pacific Northwest, and Sandia

Areas of research: Engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological / life sciences, environmental science, emergency and incident management, social sciences, and more.

U.S. citizenship required

Application deadline: December 7, 2016, 11:59PM EST

How to Apply: Applications and supporting materials must be submitted at

Program Information: Detailed information about the internships can be found at

For questions please email us at

The following job opportunity is being announced within the Office of Research and Development’s (ORD) National Health And Environmental Effects Research Lab (NHEERL), Western Ecology Division (WED):
To view the specifics of this announcement, please click on the link below:
Delegated Examining (DE) – External Candidates: RTP-ORD-DE-2017-0001
Title: Chemist
Series/Grades Announced: GS-1320-12
Full Performance Level: 12
Location(s) of the Position: Corvallis, OR
Area of Consideration: DE- Open to any United States Citizen – Nationwide
Opening Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Closing Date: DE: Tuesday, November 01, 2016
# of Vacancies: 1

To be considered for this position, applicants must apply on-line at the website by the closing date of the announcement and follow the vacancy announcement instructions for providing any applicable supplemental information.
Please share this announcement with anyone that you feel may be interested and meets the eligibility requirements.
Please do not respond to this email. For questions regarding this job opportunity, please contact Janet Thompson at 919-541-2718 or
To see a list of all job opportunities currently open within ORD visit:

OSU’s President’s Commission on the Status of Women (PCOSW) is offering funds to cover registration costs for OSU Faculty, Staff, and Students to attend the 2016 Oregon Women in Higher Education (OWHE) conference in Sunriver, OR, Jan. 26-27, 2017. To apply, submit the online form by Oct. 31. Apply here: Notification of awards will be sent by Nov. 2. All tenure-line and non-tenure faculty, professional faculty, staff, and students are eligible to apply. For more information: Karen Holmberg, PCOSW Scholarships and Awards Committee,

The President’s Commission on the Status of Women provides funding to women faculty, students, and staff who are pursuing professional development or conducting research, outreach, or creative projects related to women’s issues. Scholarships average $500. Applications are due Friday, Oct. 28, with notification in Week 7.  Please visit for detailed guidelines and application link.

According to the Faculty Senate Bylaws, non-tenured faculty who have split appointments between two apportionment units may choose with which unit they wish to be apportioned for Senate purposes. This choice will determine Senate representation. Faculty not choosing where they wish to be apportioned will be placed in an apportionment unit at the discretion of the Faculty Senate Office. Respond to the survey at by noon on Tuesday, Nov. 1 to indicate with which unit you wish to be apportioned. Tenured faculty will be apportioned in their tenure unit, with the exception of off-campus Extension, OSU-Cascades, and Hatfield Marine Science Center.

All faculty represented by the Faculty Senate ( Article III. Sec. 1.) are eligible during the Fall 2016 elections to be elected to a Faculty Senator position and represent faculty in their apportionment unit, unless they are a current Senator whose term extends beyond Dec. 31, 2016 or an administrator with an Executive Level 1, 2, or 3 position (dean or above). If you wish to decline to have your name placed on the Faculty Senator nomination ballot, please respond to the survey at by noon on Tuesday, Nov. 1 to decline.