The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at The University of Alabama seeks an outstanding
individual with expertise in inorganic chemistry to fill a tenure track position at the Assistant
Professor rank beginning August 16, 2019. Alternatively, outstanding individuals with prior
teaching experience and an outstanding publication and funding record who meet the criteria for
Associate Professor will be considered for a position at that rank. The successful candidate is
expected to have a Ph.D. and post-doctoral training in chemistry or a closely related discipline and
to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program. The ability to teach both undergraduate
and graduate chemistry courses is required. Applicants with interests in all areas of inorganic
chemistry are encouraged, but areas complementary to existing research efforts in the department
and at The University are of particular interest. Detailed information about the Department and its
facilities can be found at
Applicants should apply online at and provide a
curriculum vitae with a publication list, research plans and teaching philosophy statement and
arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to the Chair, Inorganic Chemistry Search
Committee, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Box 870336, The University of Alabama,
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 or sent electronically to Review of applications
will begin November 1 and continue until the position is filled. Applications from women and
members of traditionally underrepresented groups in chemistry are especially encouraged.
The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Employer and actively seeks
diversity among its employees. Our mission is to advance the intellectual and social condition of
the people of the state of Alabama, the nation and the world through the creation, translation, and
dissemination of knowledge with an emphasis on quality programs in the areas of teaching,
research and service. We are fully committed to campus life that embodies collaboration,
collegiality, respect, and a culture of inclusivity. The University of Alabama recognizes the
challenges of balancing work and family life of its employees. We are fully committed to providing
programs and resources that help address these needs, including employee wellness, dual career
assistance, child care, resources for new parents, eldercare, employee emergency relief funds, and
leave policies. See and for
more information.

I would like to invite you and your colleagues from Oregon State University to Agilent’s Mass Spec and So Much More Seminar in Lake Oswego, OR.

This one-day event will allow for networking and discussing your analytical questions & challenges with colleagues and specialists alike.

This seminar will include presentations geared towards improving efficiency, profitability, and effectiveness in your laboratory for various applications.

Register now for this free event hosted by Agilent:


When: Thursday, October 11th, 2018
Where: Crowne Plaza-Lake Oswego

14811 Kruse Oaks Drive

Lake Oswego, OR


Lunch: FREE!
Registration: FREE!

Register by clicking here

Agenda: Click here to view the full schedule


Bring your challenging questions as there will be time for one-on-one and small group problem-solving with our specialists and application chemists.

We hope you can join us for this free seminar.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact my colleague Tim at 514-832-4800  or


Best regards,


Luke Christopher White

Inside Sales Associate

On behalf of the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), we would like to invite all Scholars, Faculty, Staff, Instructors, Advisors, and GTAs to participate in a certificated series of teaching workshops. Tuesday Teaching Talks supports the development of skills in the planning of curriculum, facilitation of instruction, and assessment of learning. Tuesday Teaching Talks is entering its third year and is the hallmark of CTL. Participants may attend one, some, or all. The 2-hour workshops are every Tuesday and are facilitated twice in Milam 215 from 10-12 a.m. and again at 2-4 p.m. No need to register – just come on by. For more information or questions, please contact Brooke Howland. Attached is a copy of the schedule along with descriptions of the sessions. We look forward to seeing you there!


Tuesday Teaching Talks 2018-2019

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is accepting applications for the 2019 Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs. Eligibility and online application information are available on the Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs website.

Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • U. S. citizens, U.S. nationals, U.S. permanent residents (holders of a Permanent Resident Card), as well as individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA) program¹, political asylees, and refugees, regardless of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation
  • Individuals with evidence of superior academic achievement (such as grade point average, class rank, honors or other designations), and
  • Individuals committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level in a research-based field of science, social science, or humanities

1Eligibility includes individuals with current status under the DACA Program, as well as individuals whose status may have lapsed but who continue to meet all the USCIS guidelines for DACA available here.


  • Predoctoral–$24,000 per year for three years
  • Dissertation–$25,000 for one year
  • Postdoctoral–$45,000 for one year

Awardees will have expenses paid to attend at least one Conference of Ford Fellows. Approximately 70 predoctoral, 36 dissertation, and 24 postdoctoral fellowships will be awarded.

Application Deadline Dates:

  • Predoctoral: December 13, 2018 (5:00 PM EST)
  • Dissertation: December 6, 2018 (5:00 PM EST)
  • Postdoctoral: December 6, 2018 (5:00 PM EST)

Supplementary Materials receipt deadline for submitted applications is January 8, 2019 (5:00 PM EST)

Thank you for your assistance.


Sincerely yours,

  1. Ray Gamble

Director, Fellowships Office

Dear Colleague,

We are conducting two searches this fall for tenured/tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professors in Analytical Chemistry and Organic Materials Chemistry at the George Washington University.  The appointments will be effective August 1, 2019 The enclosed advertisements describe the positions and the application procedures.  Kindly post or pass along the attached documents announcing our recruitment to any qualified candidates.  We are interested in both nominations of appropriate candidates and applications.  Many thanks for your assistance.



Michael King

Professor and Chair

Assistant or Associate Professor of Analytical Chemistry -for Depts and Chairs

Assistant or Associate Professor of Organic Materials Chemistry -for Depts and Chairs

Travel the world to change your life and improve other people’s lives. Learn how to make an impact overseas hand-in-hand with the locals and Be the Roots of Change!


Immerse yourself in a foreign culture, have an adventure of a lifetime, and help communities abroad by joining GIVE!  GIVE  is having information sessions this Tuesday, September 25th at the Memorial Union in Room 208 @ 10.30, 11.15, 12.00, 12.45, 1.30, 2.15, 3.00, 3:45 and 4.30!  

Come learn about our unique international volunteer opportunities this upcoming winter and summer. We hope to see you there!


Seeing is Believing. Watch our video to see GIVE in action!


As a GIVE volunteer, you will work alongside locals to build schools out of recyclable materials, install fresh water systems, teach English, implement artificial reefs, and help to protect critically endangered species.  Become a part of our GIVE family and empower local villages in Nepal, Thailand, Laos, and Tanzania!


Go on raw adventures immersed in the culture of your host country! This includes (but is most definitely not limited to): overnight safaris, trekking with elephants, scuba diving, snorkeling, swimming with dolphins and sharks in tropical waters, surfing, cave exploration, and much, MUCH more!


Now is the time: Change your life. Change the world. And Be the Roots of Change! Come meet us to learn more about volunteering and how to get academic credit! 


Remember, our meetings are on Tuesday, September 25th at the Memorial Union (MU) in Room 208 @ 10.30, 11.15, 12.00, 12.45, 1:30, 2.15, 3.00, 3:45 and 4.30!  


Bring your friends, moms, & doggos! Feel free to stay for the whole meeting or come and go as you please!   You can also visit our website for more information at



OMSI Science Communication Fellows are STEM professionals, including faculty, graduate students, technicians, or other individuals in science, health, engineering, or technology related positions. Fellows participate in specialized communication training, develop a hands-on demonstration about their work, and join OMSI in helping public audiences engage with science in meaningful and relevant ways. 

Join us for a brown bag information session on October 11th, 12-1pm in LPSC 402.

Tuition for the Science Communication Short Course is $1,850 per participant (scholarships may be available from OSMI). Click this link for more information and suggested funding models:  

Note: The College of Science (COS) has a limited number of funds available to support COS participants up to half the tuition ($925). If you apply, please let OMSI know that you are in the COS.

Questions?  Contact Amanda Fisher, OMSI’s Senior Science Communication Specialist, at (503)797-4635 or, for more information.

Dear Researcher,

You are cordially invited to join us for a  Scientific Product Show at Oregon State University on Thursday, September 27th.  

Details include:

Thursday, September 27th

Oregon State University

Linus Pauling Science Center Room 402

11:00 am – 1:00 pm



Vendors include:

Caisson Labs

Jackson Laboratories


Integra Biosciences

LGC Genomics

Applied Instrument



Thomas Scientific

Teledyne ISCO

Macherey – Nagel



Refreshments will be served