Yale Department of Chemistry
Yale Chemistry Newsletter September 8, 2017


Announcements


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For further information on any of the items included here or if you would like to contribute to the next newsletter, send email to Lisa Thomas.

Congratulations to Stafford Sheehan, former graduate student in the Schmuttenmaer lab, for being named one of C&E News "Talented Twelve." Click here for the article describing Dr. Sheehan's research and accomplishments.

The Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage is delighted to welcome Dr. Richard R. Hark, who is spending his sabbatical year with the Technical Studies Laboratory. See the below attachment for more information about Dr. Hark and his research.

NSF Day in Connecticut: September 12, 7:30am-5:45pm, University of St. Joseph. The NSF and the University of St. Joseph invite you to participate in the upcoming NSF day, which will provide basic insight on how to compete for NSF funding. For more information and to register, click here.

The Carlson School of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Clark University will be hosting the 28th Harry C. Allen Symposium on Saturday, September 30th, 2017. The theme of this year's symposium is "Celebrating the Careers of Professor Frederick Greenaway and Professor David Thurlow." For more information and to register, click here.

Click here for updates on the Yale Science Building, including a new Logistics Plan. Use the form on the right of the page to sign up for YSB update emails.

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Funding Opportunities


CT NASA Space Grant Consortium Fall 2017: The deadline for submitting proposals for student grants is Monday, September 11, 2017 (at 11:00am). The Space Grant Consortium encourages all undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty conducting NASA-related research to apply. For more information, click here. If you intend to submit a proposal for any of the grants, you must contact the person from FRMS in advance of the proposal deadline. See the below attachment for details.

2018 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists: Recognizing the nation's most promising young faculty researchers in the Physical Sciences and Engineering, Chemistry, and Life Sciences. Internal deadline: September 25, 2017 at 5:00pm. See the below attachment for details.

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Fellowships


The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is pleased to announce that for summer 2018 they will offer three RISE (Research Internships in Science and Engineering) internship programs: RISE Germany, RISE Professional, RISE Worldwide.

The School of Packaging at Michigan State University East Lansing, MI is offering a PhD recruiting fellowship for a student intending to pursue a doctoral degree in packaging. For more information about the School of Packaging and the PhD program, click here. Students wishing to be considered for the SoP fellowship must complete their application to MSU and to the packaging PhD program by January 5, 2018.






Workday Financials


Find Details on Anticipated Enhancements to Workday: the Yale community will notice changes to Workday design and functionality on September 11 and on a continuous basis. Read more.

Stay Abreast of Functionality Updates on the Workday@Yale Website: recent functionality updates concern electronically submitted supplier invoices, portfolio reports, and more. Read more.



Save the Date


Faculty Research Presentations: September 11, 12, and 13. 7:00pm in CRB 123. All First-Year Graduate Students are required to attend.

Two-part workshop on proposal writing organized by Professor Pat Holland: Monday, September 11, 5-6pm, and Thursday, September 14, 4-5pm, SCL 160. Come to both if you can - what you learn could be useful for fellowship proposals, qualifying exam proposals, or any future job where you need to ask for money!

Drs. Jason Imbriglio and Hong Ren will be at Yale recruiting for positions at Merck on Friday, September 15 in SCL 253. See the below attachment for job descriptions. Interested candidates should submit their CV and research summary directly to Jason and Hong by Friday, September 8.

Gilead Sciences will be visiting Yale Campus on Monday, September 18 to recruit for a Research Scientist position. Details are found in the below attachment. If interested, forward your CV to Scott Mitchell by Monday, September 11.

The 5th Biophysics and Structural Biology Symposium will take place at the Yale West Campus Conference Center on Wednesday, October 18. For more information and to register, click here.


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Job Opportunities


The Department of Chemistry, Yale University, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to commence 1 July 2018. For more information and to apply, click here.

Southeast Missouri State University has two open tenure-track positions for Fall 2018 in Forensic Chemistry and Organic Chemistry. Follow the links for the job postings.

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Maryland Baltimore County has an opening for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of analytical chemistry. For more information and to apply, click here.

The Amherst College Department of Chemistry invites applications for a full-time, six-month visiting appointment at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor. The appointment will begin in January 2018. The position requires a PhD in chemistry or related discipline and calls for teaching quantum mechanics - both lecture and lab - at the advanced undergraduate level. For more information and to apply, click here.

The Ngai Lab in the Department of Chemistry at State University of New York at Stony Brook is seeking to hire a postdoctoral researcher to join National Institute of Health (NIH) funded project to develop visible light photocatalytic transformations for conversion of feedstock chemicals into value-added molecules. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, creative, and team-oriented with passion for the development of new chemical transformations. They are seeking individuals with a strong background in synthesizing organometallic complexes, inorganic chemistry, and reaction design. Please send a cover letter, CV, and names of 3 references to ming-yu.ngai@stonybrook.edu.

The Virginia Tech Department of Chemistry invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in organic chemistry at its Blacksburg, VA campus. Candidates with strong expertise in the drug discovery area with focus on chemical neuroscience, chemical biology bioorganic chemistry, synthetic model development and natural products are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants must submit application materials online at www.jobs.vt.edu in response to posting TR0170102.

The Amherst College Department of Chemistry invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment in inorganic chemistry at the rank of assistant professor beginning in July 2018. For more information and to apply, click here.

The Department of Chemistry at Smith College invites applications for a tenure-track, full-time position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor of Chemistry to begin July 2018. The successful candidate will regularly teach advanced inorganic chemistry as well as general chemistry and may also teach electives and other courses aligning with their area of expertise. For more information and to apply, click here.

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Massachusetts Lowell is seeking two new tenure-track faculty in the ares of Biochemistry and Polymer Chemistry. Fore more information and to apply, visit explorejobs.uml.edu and search job numbers 492501 and 492502.

The Department of Chemistry at Washington University at St. Louis seeks to make a faculty appointment in physical chemistry at the assistant professor level to begin in the fall of 2018. See the below attachment for details.

Microbiotix is seeking a motivated BS-level chemist for a research associate position. See the below attachment for details.

Merck Research Labs in Boston is seeking talented organic chemists who are about to complete an MS degree, or have 1-2 years experience post-BS degree, that may be interested in a career in the pharmaceutical industry. Click here for more information and to apply.

The Chemistry Department of Ursinus College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Chemistry beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year. For more information and to apply, click here.

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Duquesne University is searching for a 9-month tenure-track Assistant Professor in organic, inorganic, or physical chemistry. For more information and to apply, click here.

Wolfe Laboratories in Woburn, MA, has multiple openings for Postdoctoral Scientist. For more information and to apply, click here.

The Technology Development group's Thin Film Division of Intel Corporation currently has openings for Chemistry science and engineering PhDs to support/direct R&D of advanced processing methods. Openings are immediately available at Intel's primary development facility (Ronler Acres). Interested candidates should email resumes to CMPHiring@intel.com.

Tutoring opportunities are available with Bulldog Tutors, located at 142 Temple St. Positions are available to tutor every subject and standardized test. Pay rates start at $30/hour. If interested, contact Jas Jernaill.