Job, Internship, and Scholarship Opportunities in Chemistry and Biochemistry
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Online Job Clearinghouses for Chemistry and related Fields
Senior Scientist- Soil or Organic Chemist
Bio Huma Netics, Inc. (BHN) is a global leader in providing sustainable solutions to the world's environmental challenges for agriculture, horticulture, turf & ornamentals, water & wastewater, and associated engineered technologies through its constantly improving Micro Carbon Technology®. BHN is seeking an experienced and specialized Senior Scientist - Soil Chemist to join our lab team. It is preferred that the candidate has experience in soil humus or soil carbon extraction and characterization.
- Able to extract humic and fulvic acids in addition to small carbon molecules from soil and liquid products.
- Able to characterize the carbon based products for fingerprinting.
- Perform bioassays to evaluate the efficacy of Huma Gro® carbon based liquid fertilizer and organic pesticide formulations.
- Use analytical techniques and instrumentations, such as FTIR, ESR etc.
- Assist to improve current product quality and assurance.
- Interpret and maintain all data in a spreadsheet and prepare reports.
- Report scientific results.
- Be familiar with and adhere to environmental health and safety compliance and GMP (good manufacturing process).
- Ph.D. in Soil or Organic chemistry.
- Minimum five years of experience in laboratory research and development projects especially in the field of humic and fulvic acids extraction and analysis.
- It is preferred that the candidate has experience in soil humus or soil carbon extraction and characterization.
- Candidate needs to be a team player with high communication and organizational skills and capable to work as a problem solver.
- Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
- Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance (Company pays 100% of the monthly medical premiums for each employee and their dependents)
- Paid Vacation
- Mileage Reimbursement
- Tuition Contribution
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- Great Team
- Growing Company
Postdoctoral Scientist-Biopharmaceutical Development
Want to be part of a company whose goal is to provide outstanding pharmaceutical discovery and development services by creating and using cutting edge science and developing new methods and molecules? Do you want to work with some of the brightest minds in the industry in a rapidly growing company on a trajectory to have a major impact in the life science research arena? We are seeking a talented and passionate scientist who is eager to be part of our success, and who embraces our core values: Integrity, Excellence, and Teamwork. We are currently seeking a Postdoctoral Scientist to enhance our capabilities in biologics and nucleic acids analytical and formulation development. This role requires a highly driven and proactive scientist with a passion for drug development, the curiosity and flexibility to work on diverse projects, and the tenacity to tackle complex questions by developing/applying new methods to solve previously intractable problems in drug development in a dynamic, fast-paced, team-oriented and collaborative environment. Please see the position announcement.
UNCF/Merck Science Initiative Scholarships & Fellowships Announcement
Science Scholarships and Fellowships The UNCF Merck Science Initiative is an innovative approach that creates opportunities in the biological, chemical and engineeringsciences for African American students throughout the country.
UNDERGRADUATE Science Research Scholarships
- Scholarships up to $25,000
- Internship opportunities
- Mentoring and networking opportunities
- Eligibility: College juniors, science or engineering majors, 3.3 GPA
GRADUATE Science Research Dissertation Fellowships
- Fellowships up to $53,500
- Mentoring and networking opportunities
- Eligibility: Ph.D. or equivalent degree candidates engaged in dissertation research in the biological, chemical or engineering fields
POSTDOCTORAL Science Research Fellowships
- Fellowships up to $92,000
- Mentoring and networking opportunities
- Eligibility: Ph.D. or equivalent degree recipients in the biological, chemical or engineering fields
APPLY ON-LINE. (See organization's website for deadlines)
Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program
The California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program (CDIP) aims to increase the number of promising doctoral students applying for future CSU instructional faculty positions by offering financial assistance in the form of a loan and mentorship by CSU faculty.
Established in 1987, the CSU CDIP is the largest program of its kind in the United States. As of June 2015 the program has loaned $47 million to 2,050 doctoral students enrolled in universities throughout the nation. 1,245 participants have successfully earned doctoral degrees, and over half (705 participants) have subsequently obtained employment in CSU instructional faculty positions.
Financial loan The CDIP offers loans up to $10,000 per year over 5 years, with a maximum amount of $30,000. The loans are:
- Repayable over a 15-year period commencing one year after completion of, or withdrawal from, full-time doctoral study;
- Forgivable at the rate of 20 percent for each year of full-time postdoctoral teaching employment in the CSU or 10 percent for each year of part-time postdoctoral teaching employment in the CSU.
Mentorship support The CDIP also ensures the success of the doctoral students by combining the loan program with a mentorship component. Through collaborative teaching, research, and/or service activities, faculty mentors will:
- support the CDIP Scholars' successful completion of their doctoral studies;
- enhance the CDIP Scholars' potential for employment in an instructional faculty position at a CSU.
Other Provisions of the Program
- Receipt of a loan through this program and completion of the doctorate does not in any way guarantee employment as a faculty member at a CSU campus nor does it obligate the recipient to accept such employment, if applied for and offered.
- Individual CSU academic departments may have faculty recruitment and appointment requirements in addition to an earned doctorate (e.g., possession of a teaching credential; a Ph.D. instead of an Ed.D.; a doctorate in a specific subdiscipline). It is the applicant's responsibility to be aware of such requirements.
- Funds for the CDIP are contingent on the California State University Board of Trustees' approval each year of the Lottery Revenue Budget.
Participant Eligibility The CDIP is intended to support doctoral students who will pursue CSU instructional faculty positions. As such, students who meet one of the following criteria are eligible to apply to the CDIP:
- New or continuing full-time doctoral students currently enrolled in accredited programs in the U.S.;
- Undergraduate and master's level graduate students in the application process to accredited doctoral programs in the U.S.;
- Lecturers who are enrolled full-time in a doctoral program are eligible and encouraged to apply. However, probationary or tenured faculty members in the CSU are not eligible regardless of their status in a doctoral program.
SCI Scholars--Summer Internships for Undergraduates
The summer internship program, SCI Scholars, is an ongoing program for chemistry and chemical engineering undergraduates.
The program is a joint effort of the Society of Chemical Industry (SCI) America International Group, the American Chemical Society (ACS), and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), and was developed to introduce chemistry and chemical engineering students to careers in the chemical industry.
Exceptional sophomores and juniors with a GPA of at least 3.5 and who are majoring in chemistry or chemical engineering are encouraged to apply.
- SCI Scholars receive $6,000-$10,000+ for a ten-week internship.
- Students will be awarded a certificate and an additional $1,000, which can be used for any purpose, such as participation at an ACS or AIChE meeting.
- Scholars nominate a high school chemistry teacher for recognition. Teachers will be awarded a certificate from SCI and $1,000, which can be used for professional development or classroom materials.
- (See organization's website for deadlines)
- Interested students should visit www.acs.org/sci to fill out an application and get more information.
NRC Research Associateship Programs
The National Research Council of the National Academies sponsors a number of awards for graduate, postdoctoral and senior researchers at federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. These awards include generous stipends ranging from $42,000 - $75,000 per year for recent Ph.D. recipients, and higher for additional experience. Graduate entry level stipends begin at $30,000. These awards provide the opportunity for recipients to do independent research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the U.S. Research opportunities are open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and for some of the laboratories, foreign nationals.
Detailed program information, including online applications, instructions on how to apply and a list of participating laboratories, is available on the NRC Research Associateship Programs website.
Questions should be directed to the NRC at 202-334-2760 (phone) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are four review cycles annually. Upcoming deadlines are:
- February 1, 2018
- May 1, 2018
Applicants should contact prospective Adviser(s) at the lab(s) prior to the application deadline to discuss their research interests and funding opportunities.
Aerotek is the largest privately held staffing firm in the nation. We partner with companies to assist them with their hiring needs. We in the Scientific Division partner with roughly 70 different Scientific Companies in the San Diego area. We do have direct relationships with the hiring managers at these companies so we can definitely connect great candidates with them and assist them along the way of the interview process. We also have more than just contract assignments. The majority of the positions we are asked to assist with are either Contract-to-Hire or Direct Placement opportunities. Finally, we are a completely free resource for individuals. Nothing will ever be taken out of their check and they will never be charged for using our service. Interested and qualified applicants are invited to contact Chelsea Ciaverelli , Scientific Recruiter for Aerotek.
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Knowles Science Teaching Foundation Scholarships
Provides yearly tuition assistance and a monthly stipend while you student teach. See the KSTF web page for further information.
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