Thursday, April 29, 2010

New Master’s Program in Biotechnology at BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY

Two-Year Professional Science Master’s in Biotechnology being offered at Brandeis University.   Anyone interested can apply (fee waived).  For more information please visit or go to to apply.

Friday, April 23, 2010

Science Writer Internship

The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) is looking for a student member to work as a science writer in our editorial office this summer.  You will gain experience working for two of our publications:  Chemistry World and Education in Chemistry.   This eight week position, supported by the Marriott Bequest Trust, will provide a hands-on introduction to the complete editorial process from writing and editing to page layout and printing.  For further information, please visit the following link:

Monday, April 19, 2010


A private, college-preparatory school in Florida is seeking a science teacher to commence work in August 2010.   This is a full-time teaching position for high-school chemistry.   Ideally, the teacher would be able to teach sections of biology as well, but this is not an absolute requirement.  The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the full life of the school by coaching athletic teams or supervising extracurricular activities.    Location:  Boca Raton, Florida     Work Begins:   August 2010    Compensation:  Competitive with local public school salaries    Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, preferably with a minor in biology.  Excellent communication and leadership skills.  Strong academic record.  Teacher certification not required.   Apply at

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

University of Notre Dame launches a new Master’s Degree Program –ESTEEM – a one year accelerated master’s degree program

Notre Dame has launched an exciting, new master’s degree program for science, computer science, math and engineering graduates.  This program is designed for students who do not intend to pursue a Ph.D. in their field.   It offers them a way to apply their undergraduate science or engineering background to the high technology business sector instead.  ESTEEM (Engineering, Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Excellence Master) is an innovative one-year accelerated master’s degree program developed jointly by the College of Science, the College of Engineering and the Mendoza College of Business to address the many challenges engineering and science graduates encounter in today’s high technology business world.  Focused on innovation, entrepreneurship and product development, the program is designed to help students translate their quantitative skills to the high technology arena.  For details, please visit the ESTEEM website at

Woodrow Wilson Ohio Teaching Fellowship

The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation announced the launch of the Woodrow Wilson Ohio Teaching Fellowship, which seeks to attract talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields – science, technology, engineering and mathematics – into teaching in high-need Ohio secondary schools.  For further information about this program, please visit:

Eli Burstein Lecture in Materials Science – Working at the Speed of Light – J.D. Joannopoulos, from MIT

Thursday, May 6, 2010 at 1:00 pm.  The Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter, University of Pennsylvania will be hosting another Eli Burstein Lecture in Materials Science.  It will take place at the Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter Auditorium, 3231 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA  19104.  For more information, visit

Lancaster Laboratories Job Opportunities

Lancaster Laboratories are seeking, Chemists, Biochemists and Microbiologists.  Consider joining Lancaster lLaboratories where people are the most important element in our chemistry.   We offer growth opportunities and an excellent work environment with family friendly benefits, including on-site child-care, adult day-care, and nearby fitness center.   Full-time employment offers benefits such as health and life insurance, tuition and more.   Log onto our website and complete our on-line application at:

Lancaster Laboratories, 2425 New Holland Pike, Lancaster, PA  17605

Thursday, April 8, 2010

20th Annual Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium for Friday, April 23, 2010 -LAST CALL FOR ABSTRACTS – Deadline for Registration & Abstract Submission is Friday, April 9th

The 21st Annual Student Research Symposium will be held Friday, April 23rd and is hosted by the Saint Joseph’s University Chapter of Sigma Xi.  Undergraduate and Graduate Students in the areas of math, computer science, engineering, natural and the social sciences are invited to present their research in poster form during one of two sessions that evening.  Go to to submit abstracts and all registration materials.

Rochester Institute of Technology’s (RIT) Annual Innovation and Creativity Festival on Saturday, May 1st from 10 am to 5 pm, at the RIT Campus in Henrietta, NY

More than 500 exhibits and displays will be featured.  You are cordially invited to this FREE event that showcases the innovative and creative spirit of RIT students, faculty and staff.  For further information, go to their link at