Tuesday, December 22, 2015


The Division of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is offering NUCLEAR & RADIOCHEMISTRY UNDERGRADUATE SUMMER SCHOOLS. These programs will run June 13, 2016-July 23,2016.  The application deadline is February 1, 2016. For more information, or to apply, visit https://chemistry.missouri.edu/nucsummer.

Monday, December 21, 2015

Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduating School of Biomedical Sciences

The Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduating School of Biomedical Sciences is offering a Summer Undergraduate Research Program for individuals interested in pursuing a career in biomedically related sciences. This program begins the first Monday in June and runs for 10 consecutive weeks. For more information, or to apply, visit www.sloankettering.edu.

Thursday, December 17, 2015

NASA The Goddard Center for Astrobiology- Undergraduate Research

For more information, or to apply, visit http://astrobiology.gsfc.nasa.gov/education.html.

UTSouthwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Summer Undergraduate and Research Fellowships are being offered at the University of Texas Southwestern.  Please visit the following links for more information: www.utsouthwestern.edu/SURF; www.utsouthwestern.edu/QP-SURF; www.utsouthwestern.edu/SURISKD.  All three Summer Programs run from June 6- August 12, 2016.  Application deadlines are February 9, 2016.

Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship Master's Program

The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship is offering a master's program.  The application deadline is January 31, 2016.  For more information, or to  apply, visit http://woodrow.org/teach.

University of Delaware Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry PhD Program

University of Delaware is offering a PhD Program for Chemistry Students.  For more information, or to apply, visit www.chem.udel.edu.

University of Rochester Department of Chemistry REU

The University of Rochester is offering a Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates(REU).  The application deadline is February 14, 2016.  This program runs from June 1- August 5, 2016.  For more information, or to apply, visit http://www.chem.rochester.edu/undergrad/reu.php.

Syracuse University School of Education Master's Program

Syracuse University is offering a master's program in Science Education Grades 7-12 (biology, chemistry, earth science, or physics). For more information, or to apply, visit http://soe.syr.edu/.

Chemistry Graduate Program at Clemson

The Department of Chemistry at Clemson University is offering a Graduate Program.  For more information, or to apply, visit www.clemson.edu/chemistry/

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

CENTC Undergraduate Summer Research Program

CENTC is offering an Undergraduate Summer Research Program geared towards individuals interested in Chemistry. This program is from June 13- August 19, 2016. The application deadline is February 8, 2016. For more information, or to apply, visit http://depts.washington.edu/centc/index.php.

UNT Department of Chemistry NSF-REU

The University of North Texas Department of Chemistry is offering a Summer 2016 NSF-REU Undergraduate Research Program. Geared towards Analytical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, Etc. The ten-week program will begin June 6. Application deadline is March 1, 2016. For more information, or to apply, visit http://chemistry.unt.edu/nsf-reu-program.

Purdue University Department of Chemistry REU

The Department of Chemistry at Purdue University is now accepting applications for a NSF-sponsored Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program in the summer of 2016. This program runs from May 23- July 29, 2016. Application deadline is February 12, 2016. For more information, or to apply, visit https://ag.purdue.edu/biochem/pages/REU.aspx

Thursday, December 10, 2015

The University of Akron College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering

UA is offering a Research Experience for Undergraduates in the area of Biomaterials, Chemistry, Engineering, and Physics. This program runs from May 31-August 12, 2016. The deadline to apply is February 11, 2016. For more information, or to apply, visit http://www.uakron.edu/cpspe/academics/reu-summer-internships.dot.

West Virginia University Centers for Neuroscience 2016 SURI PROGRAM

May 24- July 25, 2016 (DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY 5, 2016)

The WVU Centers for Neuroscience is offering up to 15 summer internships of research-intensive training. For more information, or to apply, visit http://www.hsc.wvu.edu/wvucn/training-programs/suri/

Nemours Biomedical Research & Nemours Office of Health Equity and Inclusion at the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE

Nemours is offering Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunities geared towards individuals with interests in sciences, healthcare, pre-med, epidemiology, public health or related fields. CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SUMMER 2016 PROGRAM (MAY 31-AUGUST 10, 2016). APPLICATION DEADLINE IS JANUARY 15, 2016. For more information and to apply, visit www.NemoursResearch.org/Scholarship.

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Associate Scientist - Organic & Process Chemistry Position in Santa Monica, CA

Provivi Overview
Provivi, Inc. based in Santa Monica, California is a Caltech start-up company that was founded in 2013 by Professor Frances Arnold, Pedro Coelho and Peter Meinhold. Our mission is to provide disruptive chemistry solutions for agricultural, household, and professional pest control that are safe,
environmentally benign and have improved performance. We are developing innovative biocatalysis and fermentation technology to produce these products and are seeking to hire the best and the brightest minds so that we can together achieve these goals.
Role Description
As a member of the Provivi’s R&D team, you will be responsible for contributing to the planning of
synthetic routes, the execution and delivery of chemical synthesis projects. This will include the
preparation, purification and characterization of all materials, maintaining clear and current records of their work within a laboratory notebook and performing all applicable analytical work. Strong technical, organizational, and communication skills, as well as the ability to develop creative solutions to challenging problems, are essential.
Responsibilities Include
o Plan and conduct innovative research of commercial and strategic importance to support
business objectives including:
o Organic syntheses.
o Catalytic reactions with associated optimization and feedstock pretreatment studies.
o Scale-up of developed processes to the kilogram level
o Actively demonstrate positive safety behaviors and practices.
o Thorough documentation of experimental procedures, writing of reports and technical
o Must maintain a high level of productivity in the laboratory setting. Demonstrate the ability to
resolve key project hurdles and assumptions by effectively utilizing available information and
technical expertise.
o Anticipate needs and communicate consumable/equipment requirements.
o Ensure scientific equipments are maintained in good working order; troubleshoot and perform
minor repairs as needed.
o Write standard operating procedures (SOP) and reports for internal and external use.
o Remains current with the relevant chemistry literature and champions the implementation of
new technology. Collaborates and prepares internal research reports, invention disclosures, and
technical presentation.
o Review data for technical content and regulatory compliance.
Qualifications & Skills Include
o Desired Education/Experience:
o At least B.S. or M.S. in chemistry or equivalent.
o 1-3 years of industrial or academic experience with hands-on experience in synthetic
organic chemistry and a good understanding of analytical chemistry.
• Skills:
o Experience as a synthetic organic or process development chemist in an industry
laboratory is preferred with good understanding of synthetic organic chemistry,
organometallic catalysis, analytical chemistry, and chemical engineering principles.
o Knowledge of unit operations used in manufacturing, especially industrial relevant
purification methods such as distillation and crystallization.
o Candidates must possess a strong background in the theory and practice of synthetic
organic chemistry, possess excellent problem solving skills and demonstrate a thorough
understanding of synthetic methods and reaction mechanisms.
o Must be able to independently prioritize own work assignments, and consistently
demonstrate the ability to perform assigned tasks through rigorous data collection and
applying analytical tests and instrumentation in the laboratory.
o Must have expertise in the purification and characterization of organic compounds using
applicable modern techniques.
o Must be skilled in operation of chromatographic data acquisition and processing
software packages such as Agilent ChemStation, MS Excel and other software tools for
data reduction and presentation.
o Excellent written, reporting, and verbal communication skills
o Must be hard working and be able to deliver results under tight deadlines
o Good interpersonal skills and well-developed oral and written communication skills to
build strong internal and external relationships.
o Must be flexible, able to work on multiple projects simultaneously
o Must be highly-motivated and capable of working independently while also possessing
exceptional communication and teamwork skills.
If interested, please submit a letter of interest, resume and salary requirements to careers@provivi.com.  Please no phone calls or agency submissions.

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Colorado Center for Biorefining and Bioproducts Research Experience for Undergraduates (C2B2-REU)

The Colorado Center for Biorefining and Bioproducts is a research and education consortia that mobilizes student academic researchers and industry partners for the advancement of renewable bioenergy technologies. They are offering a summer research program that will run from May 21- July 30, 2016. The deadline to apply is January 31, 2016. For more information, visit www.C2B2web.org.

Virginia Tech Summer Research Program

Virginia Tech is offering Undergraduate Research in the area of Engineering Polymers For Performance In Emerging FEWS Technology. This program runs from May 24- August 5, 2016. The deadline is February 1, 2016. For more information and to apply online, visit http://www.mii.vt.edu.