A Weekly Newsletter from the Office of the Department Chairman
Volume 11, Number 14 MIT
Department of Chemistry
Friday, February 3, 1995
The deadline for the next issue is Tuesday, February 7 at 5:00 p.m. Please convey items of interest (or mailing list changes) to Eve Diana, Room 18-390, Department of Chemistry, MIT, Cambridge, MA 02139, 617/253-4080; 617/258-7500 (fax) or send electronic mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Professor Judith P. Klinman
- University of California, Berkeley
- "Biologic Fine Tuning: Quantum Effects in Enzymatic Processes"
- Monday, February 6, 1995
- 4 PM in Room 6-120
- Refreshments at 3:45 outside 6-120
- Inorganic Chemistry Seminar
- Ronald B. Goldner
- Tufts University
- "Two Closely-Related Thin Film Inorganic Devices for Energy Applications"
- Wednesday, February 8, 1995
- 4 PM in Room 6-120
- Refreshments at 3:30 in 6-321
- Harvard/MIT Physical Chemistry Seminar
- Professor Geoffrey Bodenhausen
- Florida State University
- "Macromolecular Structures by Solution-State NMR: Suppression of Deleterious Effects of Spin Diffusion"
- Thursday, February 9, 1995
- 5 PM in Room 6-120
- Refreshments at 4:30 in 6-233
Fieldwork Boston, Inc., an independent marketing research company in Waltham and Boston will be hosting a series of two-hour round table discussions for professors of all disciplines on the topic of on-line resources (your choice of meetings on either Wednesday, February 8th or Thursday the 9th. All participants will receive $75 cash for participating, plus parking reimbursement if you choose our Prudential Facility. Please call Mike Burke 617/894-2834.
The Dean of the Graduate School Office is sponsoring a Tax Information Workshop for Graduate Students who are US Citizens or Permanent Residents on Friday, February 10, 1995 from 3-5 PM in Room 10-250. Topics will include RA & TA stipend and tuition awards, graduate fellowship stipend and tuition awards, and withholding and quarterly estimated taxes. There will be presentations, a question and answer session, and tax forms available. If you have questions, please contact Jackie Sciacca, 3/1958 or email@example.com Please note: there will be separate workshop scheduled for International Students. Please contact the International Students' Office at 3/3795.
For more info on the opportunities listed below, please check the blue binders in Headquarters.
- NIH Fogarty International Research Collaboration Awards are available for project directors already funded by NIH to facilitate collaborative research between US biomedical scientists.
- Tufts University's Experimental College is conducting its semi-annual search for course proposals from people in the greater Boston community who have some special expertise to share with undergraduates. The courses are intended to provide an alternative to the traditional curriculum by presenting interdisciplinary or contemporary subjects.
- Pennsylvania State University, Behrend College, Erie, PA has a one year position open for a visiting instructor (sabbatical replacement) to teach organic and general chemistry, including laboratories.
- Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. Position open for an assistant professor in food science, with an emphasis on the physical chemistry of foods.
- University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC. There is an immediate opening for a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Prof. Roger E. Miller. The research deals with the spectroscopy and chemical dynamics of laboratory generated aerosols.
- Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA. Prof. Steven L. Regen seeks a postdoc for his research group for a project involving the fabrication and characterization of composite membranes that are derived from "perforated monolayers".
- Trinity University, San Antonio, TX announces Dreyfus Postdoctoral Fellowships. Two year teaching and research fellowships will begin on or before September 1, 1995 with Dr. Nancy S. Mills involving preparation and characterization of delocalized organic polycations.
- Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA is looking for graduate and undergraduate students to work on biochemical epidemiological studies of relationships of fatty acids to correlates of health and disease, and one postdoctoral fellow to coordinate research activities and a laboratory to analyze fatty acids. Thesis or supervisory research (for credit) regarding the role of fatty acids in health and disease. The studies can be experimental (lab work), or analytical (data analysis), or editing/writing or collecting data from patient records. Part-time paid positions available.
- Brown University, Providence, RI announces its Summer 95 Undergraduate Research Program sponsored by the National Science Foundation for students who have completed two years of introductory chemistry. Includes stipend and living accommodations.
- Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA is sponsoring a summer research program supported in part by a National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates site grant. Includes stipend, free housing, and travel.
- US Army Summer Faculty Research and Engineering Program seeks faculty researchers for the summer of 1995 to participate in research development efforts of US Army laboratories in a variety of technical disciplines.
- University of Missouri, Columbia, MO announces National Science Foundation funding for their Research Reactor Center for their "Research Experiences for Undergraduates" program "Scientific Applications of Neutrons" for summer 1995.
- Quality Education for Minorities Network (QEM) announces its summer internship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students in the sciences. The internships offers opportunities for students to interact with agencies and organizations involved in making science policy.
- Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, IL announces its Summer Internship Program. Interns are given an opportunity to work with Abbott's innovative technology, while social and professional networking is encouraged through organized activities. Relocation and housing assistance available.
- State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY announces its Research Experiences for Undergraduates program to give undergraduates the opportunity to serve as apprentices in active research laboratories and projects.
- MIT Center for Materials Science and Engineering announces their 10-week Summer Research Internships Program, an opportunity for undergraduates to work with faculty and research staff on current projects. Award includes stipend and travel expenses.
- National Institutes of Health announces its 1995 Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research for high school, college, and graduate students. The program provides research experience in NIH intramural laboratories in Bethesda, MD, and selected off-campus locations. Students work side-by-side with some of the leading scientists and researchers in the world.
- The US Environmental Protection Agency announces its 1995 graduate student fellowships, which provide support for both masters and doctoral students.
- Associated Western Universities, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT invites applications from postsecondary students and faculty for Laboratory Cooperative Fellowships sponsored partially by the US Department of Energy, to provide academic scientists the opportunity to participate in research at non-academic research facilities.
- MIT School of Engineering is accepting applications for the Alfred Keil Fellowship for the Wiser Uses of Sciences and Technology to support innovative research. The fellowship awards will cover full or half tuition for one year.
- University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA offers USDA National Needs Ph.D. Fellowships in Food Biophysics, Food Chemistry, Food Biotechnology, and Food Microbiology. Includes stipend plus three year tuition waver.
- National Science Foundation announces 6-12 month postdoctoral fellowships in sciences and engineering on behalf of NATO. The programs sponsors scientific research and/or study at appropriate government and non-profit scientific institutions throughout the world.
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