Postdoc Positions in Computational Biology at Princeton University

Princeton is actively recruiting postdocs to join this group, and we hope that you will urge any outstanding prospective or recent PhD students of your acquaintance to apply to any of the following positions for which they might be eligible (do point out that there is an October 15th application deadline for all of them!).

1. Postdoctoral Associate in our group. This is a regular Physics postdoctoral position, but one in which the incumbent has great freedom to choose projects, and can benefit from the mentorship of any of the senior members of our group (or linear combinations thereof). Past holders of this position have had a remarkable record of success in landing next-level positions in the field of biophysics. Please direct your students to the following link for more information: https://www.princeton.edu/physics/about/employment/biophysics/index.xml

2. Postdoctoral Fellow of the Princeton Center for Theoretical Science (PCTS). The PCTS sponsors interdisciplinary research based in theoretical physics and the PCTS Faculty Fellows select three new Fellows each year from a pool of candidates in all fields of theory. The PCTS provides a unique environment for exceptional recent PhDs in theoretical physics, broadly construed, to broaden their horizons and explore new fields. Candidates must be nominated by senior scientists. Nominations of biological physicists are encouraged, and Fellows with such interests would be welcomed as participants in our group. Appointments to this position are at the level of Associate Research Scholar. Please consult http://pcts.princeton.edu/pcts for more information.

3. Lewis-Sigler Theory Fellow. The Lewis-Sigler Institute (LSI), a joint venture of the Physics and Molecular Biology (and other) departments, offers positions at the level of Associate Research Scholar that carry extra resources and the opportunity to teach in innovative undergraduate programs. These positions are appropriate for exceptional newly- minted PhD’s who are ready to lead their own group. LSI Theory Fellows are selected by the full LSI faculty, but typically work very closely with our group. Application procedures will be described on the LSI website. Applicants to (1) who wish to also be considered as Lewis-Sigler Theory Fellows should so indicate in their cover letter.

We emphasize that we are interested in applications from students with exceptional theoretical skills and a strong motivation to use these skills to pursue biological problems, independent of the depth of their research experience in biology. Many of our most successful postdocs have learned their biology “on the job”, and we think that we provide an outstanding environment for such learning.

Experimental Polymer Physics Assistant Professor of Polymer Science & Engineering University of Massachusetts, Amherst

The Polymer Science and Engineering Department at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst is seeking
applications for an Assistant Professor-level, tenure-track position in experimental polymer physics to start
from September 1, 2017. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at other ranks may
receive consideration. Experimental polymer physics is to be broadly interpreted. A Ph.D. in Engineering,
Physics, Materials, Chemistry or related discipline is required along with a strong publication record in
peer-reviewed journals. The successful candidate is expected to contribute significantly to the
Department’s collaborative research, teaching, and service, which span the polymer field.
To apply, submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests and the
names and contact information of three references to
http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=75871
Review of applications will begin on October 18, 2016 and may continue until a suitable candidate pool has
been established.
The University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of
Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities,
protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other
protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the
University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of
each applicant and favorably consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with
broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work
activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an
academic degree and career

Looking for a postdoc position? Look no further!

MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Linus Pauling Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Washington, is seeking the next generation of scientists
and engineers for its 2017 Linus Pauling Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship. Pauling Fellows will be
actively mentored by internationally recognized scientists and equipped with the resources to carry out a
research program of their own design. They will have opportunities to contribute to research efforts that
advance scientific frontiers and solve pressing challenges for the nation.
Applications for 2017 appointments will be accepted August 1 – December 1, 2016
LEARN MORE
Log on to http://www.pnnl.gov/pauling/ for more information about this opportunity
and how to apply. Please e-mail your questions to paulingfellows@pnnl.gov. You will

Many exciting job opportunities through the NIH!

Tenure-Track or Tenure-Eligible Investigators
Division of Intramural Research, NICHD
(Review of Applications Begins: October 17)

We are recruiting for two outstanding tenure-track investigators or tenure-eligible researchers to create innovative and vibrant research programs. The applicants will join our interactive faculty who use a variety of models to study basic mechanisms of development, pediatric disease processes, and their translation into clinical treatments (seehttp://www.nichd.nih.gov/about/org/dir/Pages/index.aspx).

The positions are fully supported by the intramural program of NICHD and include a start-up allowance as well as an ongoing commitment of research space, laboratory resources, and positions for staff and trainees. The successful applicants will join a faculty of 65 principal investigators whose work covers a broad range of basic, clinical, and translational research areas.

Cellular & Developmental Neurobiology (Tenure-track or Tenure-eligible): The successful applicant must have a Ph.D., M.D., M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, and will work on cellular/molecular mechanisms regulating neuronal development and differentiation at the Porter Neuroscience Research Center (PNRC) on the NIH main campus in Bethesda, Maryland, a multi-institute center dedicated to basic and clinical brain research (seehttps://www.nih.gov/PNRC). Applicants will have access to state-of-the art imaging equipment in their lab and at the PNRC imaging facility, NICHD core mouse and zebrafish facilities for the study of model organisms, and biomedical imaging and metabolic assessment facilities (see http://clinicalcenter.nih.gov/).

Translational Research (Tenure-track): The successful applicant(s) must have an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D degree, or equivalent, and will join a Physician Scientist Development Program, which promotes the development of an independent research career. The investigator will combine laboratory research with a focus on human disease pathophysiology and treatment, with an emphasis on pediatric and women’s health issues, although individuals from all subspecialty backgrounds that are aligned with our intramural research mission will receive equal consideration. The facilities of the NIH Clinical Center provide state-of-the-art diagnostic, treatment, and research support, in our 200-bed hospital and 93 day-patient stations devoted exclusively to the care of patients on 1600 clinical research protocols.

Qualifications/eligibility: Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D., M.D./Ph.D., or doctoral degree equivalent and an established track record of accomplishment in the area of recruitment as evidenced by high-quality publications in peer-reviewed journals. Appointees may be U.S. citizens, resident aliens, or nonresident aliens eligible to obtain a valid employment-authorization visa. Salary is commensurate with experience. How to apply: Applicants must submit a CV, a two-page description of proposed research, and have three professional references provide letters of recommendation. These should be submitted to nichddirsearch@mail.nih.gov, specifying application to the Neurobiology or Translational search. Candidates who apply for NIH-wide hiring mechanisms, including the Earl Stadtman Investigator program (http://tenuretrack.nih.gov/apply) and/or the Lasker Clinical Research Scholars program (http://www.nih.gov/science/laskerscholar) will be considered. Applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis after October 17, 2016. Interviews of qualified applicants will begin November 15, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The NIH is dedicated to building an inclusive and diverse community in its training and employment programs. DHHS, NIH, and NICHD are equal opportunity employers.

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Tenure-Track Investigator
Division of Intramural Research, NIDCR
(Review of Applications Begins: October)

A tenure track position is available for an immunologist to establish an independent research program in the Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), NIH, DHHS. The search is particularly focused on individuals whose studies will complement but not duplicate current work in the Division. Applications will be considered from outstanding individuals working in all areas of immunology, but are especially encouraged in the areas of inflammation, innate immunity, immune deficiencies, genetic and epigenetic immunology, and the immunology of mineralized tissues and aging. The Division will consider applicants with a strong portfolio in basic research, but is also interested in individuals who are actively engaged in translational and clinical studies, in line with NIDCR’s expanding clinical efforts in the immunology of the dental-oral-craniofacial complex.

The NIDCR Division of Intramural Research is located on the main intramural campus of the NIH in Bethesda, Maryland, just outside Washington, DC. The NIH campus provides a collaborative and dynamic research environment with more than 1000 principal investigators including world-renowned experts in basic, translational and clinical research. The immunology community at NIH includes many internationally renowned immunologists and represents one of the best immunology research centers in the world. The NIH offers scientists the opportunity to mentor outstanding trainees at all levels, including post-baccalaureate trainees, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows, in both basic and clinical research settings.

Candidates must have a PhD, MD, DDS/DMD, DVM, DO or equivalent doctoral degree, as well as comprehensive, advanced training and a strong record of accomplishment. Applicants may be U.S. citizens, resident aliens, or non-resident aliens with, or eligible to obtain, a valid employment-authorization visa. The position will be supported with independent and stable resources commensurate with experience and programmatic needs, including positions for post-doctoral fellows, and a budget for consumables and equipment. Interested applicants should submit a single PDF document containing: 1. Curriculum Vitae (please include a brief description of expertise gained in previous positions), 2. a list of publications with the three most important items marked with (*), 3. a summary of research accomplishments and plan for future research including a core research question (three-page limit), 4. one-page statement titled Long-term Research Vision and Impact. Separately, the applicants should request three referees to directly submit a letter of recommendation in PDF format. All materials should be emailed to: Dr. Giorgio Trinchieri, Chair, NIDCR Immunology Search Committee; c/o Ms. Shirley Simpson, ssimpson@dir.nidr.nih.gov. Review of applications will begin in early October 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. The NIH and DHHS are equal opportunity employers.

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Tenure-Track Investigator
Division of Intramural Research, NIDCR
(Review of Applications Begins: October)

A tenure track position is available for a highly motivated and creative researcher in the broad area of bone, cartilage, or tooth biology to establish an independent research program at the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, NIH. Outstanding individuals will be considered who conduct in-depth research at the leading edge of basic cell/developmental/tissue biology that can ultimately be relevant to bone, cartilage or tooth, and who are interested in collaborating in the design of strategies to repair or regenerate dental, oral, or craniofacial tissues damaged or lost due to disease or trauma. Other colleagues in this area at the NIDCR Division of Intramural Research focus on discovering new concepts in research on bone, cartilage, teeth, their associated soft tissues (bone marrow, periodontal and oral tissues), and a variety of connective tissues. (http://www.nidcr.nih.gov/research/NIDCRLaboratories/OverviewDIR/NIDCRInvestigators.htm) In addition to a strong portfolio in basic research, the Division is actively engaged in translational and clinical studies, with enhanced clinical efforts in craniofacial disorders and tissue regeneration.

The Division is located on the main intramural campus of the NIH in Bethesda, Maryland, just outside Washington, DC. On the NIH campus, ~1000 principal investigators including world-renowned experts in basic, translational, and clinical research, and ~5000 trainees pursue common goals, to seek fundamental knowledge about living systems and use that knowledge to enhance health and reduce illness. The NIH offers Principal Investigators the opportunity to mentor outstanding trainees at diverse levels, including post-baccalaureate trainees, graduate students and post-doctoral fellows.

Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D., D.D.S./D.M.D., D.V.M, D.O. or equivalent doctoral degree, as well as comprehensive, advanced training and a strong record of accomplishment. The position will be supported by a generous start-up package and ongoing independent resources commensurate with experience and programmatic needs, including positions for pre-doctoral and post-doctoral fellows, and a budget for consumables and equipment. Interested applicants should submit a single PDF document containing: 1. Curriculum Vitae (please include a brief description of expertise gained in previous positions), 2. a list of publications with the three most important items marked with (*), 3. a summary of research accomplishments and plan for future research including a core research question (three-page limit), 4. one-page statement titled Long-term Research Vision and Impact, and 5. the names and contact information of three people who may be asked to submit letters of reference. All materials should be emailed to: Dr. Maria Morasso, Chair, Skeletal Biology Search Committee; c/o Ms. Shirley Simpson,ssimpson@dir.nidr.nih.gov. Review of applications will begin in October 2016, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. It is highly recommended that applicants also apply for the Stadtman Investigators Search (http://irp.nih.gov/careers/trans-nih-scientific-recruitments/stadtman-tenure-track-investigators/application-details-for-stadtman-investigators).

Selection for this, and any other position, will be based solely on merit. NIH does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, politics, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, age or membership or non-membership in an employee organization. DHHS and NIH are equal opportunity employers.

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Tenure-Track, Tenure-Eligible Position
Laboratory of Cancer Biology and Genetics, CCR-NCI
(deadline: October 30)

The Laboratory of Cancer Biology and Genetics (LCBG), Center for Cancer Research (CCR), at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), is recruiting a tenure-eligible or tenure-track investigator to join the Intramural Research Program’s mission of high-impact, high-reward science. The LCBG is looking for candidate(s) to complement a group of ten dynamic and collaborative principal investigators with broad research interests in cancer biology and genetics (https://ccr.cancer.gov/Laboratory-of-Cancer-Biology-and-Genetics). Candidates utilizing cutting-edge, multidisciplinary or novel approaches to investigate cancer biology, pathogenesis and/or treatment are encouraged to apply. The applicant should hold a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree or equivalent doctoral degree, and should have at least three years of postdoctoral experience; a substantive record of publications in high quality peer-reviewed journals; and the potential to develop an outstanding independent program in basic and/or translational cancer research.

About NCI’s Center for Cancer Research: The Center for Cancer Research (CCR) is an intramural research component of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). CCR’s enabling infrastructure facilitates clinical studies at the NIH Clinical Center, the world’s largest dedicated clinical research complex; provides extensive opportunities for collaboration; and allows scientists and clinicians to undertake high-impact laboratory- and clinic-based investigations. Investigators are supported by a wide array of intellectual and technological and research resources, including animal facilities and dedicated, high quality technology cores in areas such as imaging/microscopy, chemistry/purification, mass spectrometry, flow cytometry, genomics/DNA sequencing, transgenics and knock out mice, arrays/molecular profiling, and human genetics/bioinformatics. For an overview of CCR, please visithttp://ccr.cancer.gov/ .

Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Interested applicants should submit: three letters of recommendation; a current curriculum vitae and complete bibliography; and a two-page summary of research interests, goals, and future plans. Applications must be submitted electronically no later than October 30, 2016, to
https://irp-positions.nih.gov/apply/manage/. DHHS and NIH are equal opportunity employers.

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Chief of Emerging Infections and Life-Threatening Pathogens
Critical Care Medicine Department, CC
(deadline: October 31)

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) invites candidates with strong leadership credentials to apply for the position of Chief of Emerging Infections and Life-Threatening Pathogens, Critical Care Medicine Department (CCMD) at the NIH Clinical Center (CC), Bethesda, Md.

The candidate must have experience managing high containment pathogens both in laboratory settings involving large animal models and in human clinical care settings. The incumbent must have an M.D. or equivalent degree and also be board certified in critical care medicine and infectious diseases so that he/she can perform as attending physician in an intensive care unit care for a wide variety of complex patients on a regular basis, and provide leadership in caring for patients with highly contagious pathogens who are referred for studies.

The incumbent will work with nationally recognized experts at NIH in caring for patients and in developing research projects. The NIH is the nation’s foremost federally funded biomedical research institution. The NIH Clinical Center is the 200-bed hospital in which NIH intramural research protocols are conducted. The position will be supported with independent resources commensurate with experience and programmatic needs. The Critical Care Medicine Department is located on the main intramural campus of the NIH in Bethesda, Maryland. Interested applicants should send a Curriculum Vitae and list of publications, copies of three major publications, and a plan for future research to Mr. Bernard M. Garcia, Administrative Officer, CCMD, NIH CC, Building 10, Room 2C145, 10 Center Drive, MSC 1662, Bethesda, MD 20892 or garciabm@mail.nih.gov . Applications will be received until October 31, 2016. This position is subject to a background investigation. The Department of Health and Human Services and NIH are equal opportunity employers.

Tenure-Track/Tenure Eligible Investigator
Cryo-Electron Microscopy, NHLBI
(Review of Applications Begins: November 14)

The Division of Intramural Research (DIR), National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), NIH is seeking an outstanding tenure-track or tenure-eligible investigator to initiate and direct an independent research program in basic science on the NIH campus in Bethesda. This position is equivalent to Assistant Professor or Associate/Full Professor level (with the possibility of tenure at appointment) depending on qualifications and experience. We are specifically seeking applicants for the technical development and applications of Cryo-Electron Microscopy.

The DIR environment provides the opportunity to perform creative and innovative science. The existing faculty is an outstanding group of internationally recognized biomedical researchers covering a wide range of basic and clinical research topics ranging from biochemistry, biophysics, structural biology, cell biology, developmental biology to genetics, neuroscience, stem cell biology, and virology. More detailed information about the Principal investigators at NHLBI DIR may be found at http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/research/intramural/researchers/pi.

In addition to the current cryo-EM infrastructure (A new FEI Titan Krios with an energy filter and Gatan K2 direct detector), the institute is committed to invest in new instrumentation, long-term operating costs and support personnel to create a state-of-the-art cryo-EM facility. A generous start-up package as well as a fully funded operating and personnel budget for the full duration of the appointment will be offered. In addition, the investigator will have access to many outstanding research core facilities including optical and electron microscopy, biophysics, proteomics, DNA sequencing and genomics, transgenic, bioinformatics, flow cytometry, and pathology. More detailed information may be found at http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/research/intramural/researchers/core. These resources provide a unique research atmosphere unconstrained by traditional support systems at academic or private research institutions.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent doctoral degree) with significant experience in many aspects of cryo-electron microscopy and a record of scientific productivity as evidenced by citable publications. Excellent collaborative history is a plus. Salary and appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. More detailed information about the NHLBI DIR may be found at http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/research/intramural/. Appointees may be US citizens, resident aliens, or non-resident aliens with or eligible to obtain a valid employment authorized visa. Applications from women, minorities and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, brief statement of research interests and provide a list of three references in PDF or MS Word format only (no paper applications will be accepted) to: Robert S. Balaban, Ph.D. Scientific Director; c/o Dan Fogarty; IAMB, DIR, NHLBI; 3 Center Drive, Room 3W13; Bethesda, MD 20892; ornhlbi_recruit@mail.nih.gov. The review of applications will begin on or around November 14, 2016. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Job Opportunity: Data Scientist for Genia Technologies

Genia’s mission is to make genetic information universally available. Our proprietary integrated circuits and NanoTag chemistry enable massively parallel single-molecule DNA sequencing. This versatile nanopore-based platform allows for single molecule, electrical, real-time analysis without the need for complicated optics, labels or amplification. By developing a true integrated circuit on standard semiconductor technology, Genia’s platform enables the use of molecular diagnostics in everyday clinical care. Genia Technologies was founded in March of 2009 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. Genia was acquired by Roche in June of 2014.

At Genia, we are developing a novel polymerase for a nano pore sequencing system designed and built in-house from the ground up. As a Principal Scientist, you will be performing experiments and analysis to drive development of our polymerase towards better sequencing performance. The successful candidate must be excited about single molecule enzyme kinetics and learning new concepts from chemistry, physics, algorithm development and electrical engineering and applying them to an interdisciplinary project. The majority of your time will be spent aggregating, analyzing and summarizing the output of DNA sequencing experiments.

Responsibilities Include:
Design; analysis of single molecule experiments utilizing Genia’s proprietary sequencing platform to answer polymerase related questions that affect accuracy and sequencing rate
Working alongside research assistants and other groups to troubleshoot experiments and their associated analyses
Using command line tools to perform data conversion and analysis
Quickly writing scripts to automate routine analysis tasks
Creating insightful, simple graphics to represent complex trends
Skills
Must have scientific programming experience (Matlab, R, Python, etc)
Experience with enzymology or enzyme engineering projects is a strong plus
Experience managing junior staff is a plus
Need to be comfortable working in a Unix environment
Background
MS or PhD in biochemistry, biophysics or bioinformatics
2-5 years of industry experience
Experience working on a long-term, lab-based project (academic experience acceptable)

Job Opportunity: Physics Professor at NC State

The Physics Department at NC State has just announced an opening for an endowed faculty position at either the associate or full level. (The other science departments, including math and statistics, have positions as well — this is a new initiative across the College of Sciences: http://sciences.ncsu.edu/)

The Physics Department at North Carolina State University invites applicants for an Endowed, Tenured Professorship in Physics. We are seeking exceptionally well-qualified, world-renowned individuals with research interests compatible with those in the department. All areas of computational, theoretical, and experimental physics will be considered. Candidates must have a PhD in the physical sciences, and qualifications for appointment as a tenured associate or full professor. The successful applicant must have an internationally recognized research program, demonstrated ability to attract external funding, a strong record of mentoring PhD students and post-docs, and a commitment to effective teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Department of physics has strong research programs ranging from basic to applied; from the nano scale to the cosmic scale; from table-top experiments to monumental team efforts; and from pure theory to concrete experiment. Additional information about the department can be found at https://www.physics.ncsu.edu/.

To submit your application and materials, go to and https://jobs.ncsu.edu and designate position number 00104147. For consideration, applicants should submit a cover letter, cv, research statement and teaching statement. Please have at least three letters of recommendation sent by e-mail to physicsjobs@ncsu.edu.

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status, or disability. In addition, NC State University welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation or genetic information. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (919) 515-3148. We welcome the opportunity to work with candidates to identify suitable employment opportunities for spouses or partners.

PS: To toot the NCSU Physics horn:
* We have 8 women on the physics faculty, with one more joining in 2017, and we’re 50% of the soft/bio faculty!
* NC State is a research “rising star”, according to Nature:

Job Opportunity: Assistant Professor at Emory

The Department of Chemistry at Emory University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Specifically we seek candidates with research interests in Catalysis and/or Drug Discovery.

The appointee will be expected to establish a vigorous original research program, teach both graduate and undergraduate courses in the Department of Chemistry, and participate in faculty governance of the department and university.

Selection will be based on the applicants record of accomplishment and potential for outstanding future contributions in research and education. The appointee will join the department during an exciting period as we grow into 70,000 sq. ft. of new space and rethink how we foster excellence in both the classroom and laboratory.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, summary of research interests, specific research plans, teaching statement, and three confidential letters of recommendation.

Application review will begin on October 1; to ensure full consideration all materials should be received by this date.

Diversity Programming at 2016 ACS Fall National Meeting Philadelphia

CMA-organized symposium:

Mon, Aug 22, 1:15pm – 4:10pm
Social and Chemical Science of Diversity Equity, oral session
Cosponsored by CHED and PROF
R. Hernandez, Organizer
S. Iyer, D. Stallings, Organizers, Presiding
1:15 . Inclusive education at Stony Brook University.N.S. Sampson
1:35 . Enabling diversity conversations with department chairs through OXIDE.S. Iyer, D. Stallings, R. Hernandez
1:55 . Getting to Lake Wobegon: The role of departments in diversifying PhD chemistry graduates.S.L. Laursen
2:15 . Unconscious bias against women in STEM.K.G. Fleming
2:35 Intermission.
2:50 . Learning from OXIDE: Experiences of a department chair.W.B. Tolman
3:10 . Diversity matters.S. Prince
3:30 . Model(ing) chemistry departments: A computational exploration of diversity and discovery.M.M. Francl
3:50 . Pipeline for students with disabilities in post-secondary education. Where are the doctorates?.K.S. Booksh, S. Rozovsky, J. Smith

CMA-cosponsored symposia:

Mon, Aug 22, 9:30am-12:10pm
All the People, All the Paths in the Chemical Sciences
Organizers: Mary Shultz, WCC
Presiders: Mary Shultz, Laura Sremaniak
Cosponsored by: CMA, MPPG, PROF and YCC

Mon, Aug 22, 1-5 pm
Diversity & Inclusion in STEM: LGBTQ+ Safe Zone Training for the Chemistry Community
Garden Room – Hilton Garden Inn Philadelphia Center City
Organized by: PROF Cosponsored by: CHED, CMA, D&I, LSAC, SCHB and YCC

Tues, Aug 23, 1-5pm
New Trends in Organometallic Chemistry Leading to Organic Synthesis
Organizers: Reni Joseph
Presiders: Madeleine Jacobs, Reni Joseph, Jerry Sarquis
Cosponsored by: CMA and INOR

Additional programming of interest to the broadening participation community, not sponsored by CMA:

Mon, Aug 22, 1:30-4:55pm
ACS Award for Encouraging Disadvantaged Students into Careers in the Chemical Sciences: Symposium in honor of Luis A. Colon
Organizers: Diana Aga, ANYL
Presiders: Diana Aga
Cosponsored by: MPPG

Mon, Aug 22, 2-5pm
Broadening Participation in Global Chemistry Experiences: Why Engaging Diverse Chemistry Communities in Global Research is Critical
Organizers: Christopher LaPrade, PRES
Presiders: Gloria Thomas
Cosponsored by: IAC and PROF

Tuesday, Aug 23, 9:15-10:45am
Increasing Successful Awards Nominations from Underrepresented Groups – TICKETED

Diversity Road Map:

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Job Posting: Skidmore College Biochemistry Assistant Professor

The Department of Chemistry at Skidmore College invites applications from qualified individuals at any rank for a tenure-track position in biochemistry to begin Fall 2017. Skidmore is a highly selective, nationally-ranked liberal arts college located in Saratoga Springs, New York with a student population of 2,400, 22% of whom are domestic students of color and 11% are from outside the United States. The College is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the growing diversity and excellence of the academic community through their inclusive teaching, scholarship, and service. With its relatively small size and student-faculty ratio, Skidmore is known for its faculty of teacher-scholars devoted to the instruction and mentoring of undergraduates. Enthusiasm for teaching, mentoring, and advising a diverse population of students is essential.

A Ph.D. in biochemistry or closely related field is required and post-doctoral experience is beneficial, although not required. The successful candidate will be expected to teach general chemistry and biochemistry courses, including laboratories, in our ACS certified chemistry program, contribute every few years to the College’s interdisciplinary first-year seminar program (topic open), and develop a vibrant research program with undergraduate collaborators. The average teaching load is nine contact hours per semester. Start-up funds for research will be available. Skidmore offers support for faculty development in many ways, including pre-tenure sabbaticals and internal grants for collaborative research with undergraduates. Additional responsibilities include advising students and service activities at the College.

We encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse student populations who can contribute to the growing excellence of the inclusive academic community through their research, teaching, and service. Successful applicants should highlight any specific knowledge, skills, experiences, and or abilities related to building an inclusive educational environment in their application materials.

Review of applications will begin on October 7, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

A complete application includes the following materials: (1) a cover letter that includes how you will effectively engage with a diverse student population in teaching, research, and or service; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of research plans including the role of undergraduates in the project(s), potential journals to publish the work in and conferences to present at, and potential external sources of funding; (4) a list of major equipment needs (upload under “other”); (5) a statement of teaching philosophy that explains how you will effectively engage students in the classroom and laboratory, informed by your teaching experience and or training, as well as denotes courses you are interested in teaching; (6) copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts scanned into one pdf file. Additionally, the application system will prompt you to submit a three email addresses for letters of recommendation. All referees will be emailed once you’ve completed the application process. If possible, please use personal email addresses for your referee’s to ensure delivery of the automated email.

Interfolio Users: visit the link below for instructions to acquire email addresses from Interfoilio to enter into our application system for your recommenders. http://help.interfolio.com/entries/24062742-Uploading-Letters-to-an-Online-Application-System

This system can support Word and PDF file attachments up to 1.9MB. All “required” documents must be attached through the online application system to complete the application process. If you have questions please contact Clarissa Sawyer, Employment Coordinator in Human Resources at: csawyer@skidmore.edu or 518 580.5802

Skidmore College searching for a Geosciences Assistant Professor

The Department of Geosciences invites applications for a tenure track position in solid earth geosciences at the level of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2017. We seek candidates who will contribute to our ongoing efforts to engage and support students from diverse backgrounds. The Department seeks a candidate with strong teaching skills who will build and maintain an active research program with undergraduate students. The candidate’s field of expertise will focus on solid earth processes and deep time, and should be distinct from existing departmental strengths in surface processes, hydrology, climatology, and oceanography. The successful candidate will teach introductory and advanced courses that support the mission of the department, and will also contribute to teaching the College’s interdisciplinary, open-topic seminar courses for first year students. Nearby field opportunities include the Appalachian Basin and Mesozoic rift basins, Adirondack Highlands, and Taconic Mountains.
The College offers start-up funds, pre-tenure sabbaticals, and internal grants. Skidmore College is a liberal arts institution located in upstate New York with approximately 200 full-time faculty and 2,400 students, of whom 22% are domestic students of color, 14% are first-generation college students, and 11% are from outside the United States. We encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and individuals who will contribute to an increasingly diverse campus community.

o be considered for this position, please complete an online faculty profile and attach the following documents: cv, a statement of teaching interests, experience, and methods (1-2 pages); a statement of research interests and plans, including the role of undergraduates (1-2 pages); a statement describing how the candidate will contribute to making the Department and College welcoming to students of diverse backgrounds (up to 1 page). In addition, the application system will prompt you to submit three email addresses for letters of recommendation. All recommenders will be emailed once you’ve completed the application process. Review of applications will begin on Oct. 17th. Recommendation letters are strongly preferred by Oct. 15th, but will be accepted until October 23rd.

Interfolio Users: visit the link below for instructions to acquire email addresses from Interfolio to enter into our application system for your recommenders. http://help.interfolio.com/entries/24062742-Uploading-Letters-to-an-Online-Application-System

This system can support Word and Pdf file up to 1.9MB. All “required” documents must be attached through the online application system to complete the application process. If you have questions please contact Clarissa Sawyer, Employment Coordinator in Human Resources at: csawyer@skidmore.edu or 518 580.5802

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