A Weekly Newsletter from the Office of the Department Chairman
Volume 11, Number 23
MIT Department of Chemistry
Friday, April 7, 1995
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Deadline Alert! Chemformation will not be published on Friday, April 21, and the deadline for the April 14 issue of Chemformation is Monday, April 10. Notices and information for any events scheduled for 4/17 through 4/28 must be received by 5 PM on Monday 4/10.
- Chemistry & Industry Seminar
- Hal Meyers
- Sphinx, Inc.
- "Array Synthesis of Small Molecule Libraries"
- Tuesday, April 11, 1995
- 9:30-11:00 AM in Room 6-120
- Modern Optics and Spectroscopy Seminar
- Richard Gottscho
- "Getting into the Display Business (Again)"
- Tuesday, April 11, 1995
- 11:00 AM in Room 37-252
- Refreshments to follow
- Harvard/MIT Inorganic Chemistry Seminar
- Richard Jordan
- University of Iowa
- "Design and Application of Selective Organometallic Reagents and Catalysts"
- Wednesday, April 12, 1995
- 5:00 PM in Room 6-120
- Refreshments at 4:30 in Room 6-321
- Harvard/MIT Physical Chemistry Seminar
- Graham Fleming
- University of Chicago
- "Non-Linear Spectroscopic Studies of Condensed Phase Dynamics"
- Thursday, April 13, 1995
- 5 PM at Harvard, Room Mb-23
- Refreshments at 4:30 in Room Mb-23
The National Science Foundation (NSF) announces the availability of funding in Environmental Geochemistry and Biogeochemistry. Proposals are due no later than 5/1/95. The NSF also announces an interagency collaboration between NSF, DOE, NASA, the USDA and the US Global Change Research Program. This program on Terrestrial Ecology and Global Change has a proposal deadline of 4/17/95. More information is available from Tom Duff, 3/7086.
The Minority and Women Doctoral Directory, a comprehensive national listing of minority and women students who have already received or are about to receive their doctoral degree, is preparing its sixth annual addition. Over 700 colleges and universities subscribe to the directory which lists the academic credentials of doctoral students is an important tool in increasing minority and women representation in university faculties. The listing is free and forms are available in Chemistry Headquarters. Deadline is 7/31/95.
For more information on the opportunities listed below, please check with the Chemistry Education Office in Room 2-325.
- RHG, Inc., New York, NY is a Manhattan-based consulting firm sponsoring summer and academic year internships for science and engineering majors. Interns will conduct semi-independent research projects in a variety of industries. Includes generous stipends, flexible schedules, and a casual working atmosphere.
- RHG, Inc., New York, NY is a Manhattan-based consulting firm searching for recent graduates with degrees in chemistry or chemical engineering for full time associate level consulting positions.
For more info on the opportunities listed below, please check the blue binders in Headquarters.
- Malvern Instruments, Southboro, MA manufactures high tech analytical instrumentation used for particle characterization measurements and has a job opening for a Technical Manager.
- ICI India, Alchemie Research Centre, Maharashtra, India has openings for organic and analytical chemists in its R&D center near Bombay.
- University of Natal Durban, South Africa has a lecturer position open in analytical chemistry. Appointees are expected to develop an active research interest, to contribute to undergraduate teaching and to undertake supervision of postgraduate students. An interest in first year teaching and a knowledge of AA & ICP is preferred.
- National Semiconductor Corporation, Santa Clara, CA is seeking interns to work in their new submicron facility. Development groups include photolithography, ion implant, etch, thin films, diffusion, yield enhancement. Assignments are 3-6 months beginning as early as 5/1/95.
- University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC. Postdoctoral position available in spectroscopy and mass spectrometry of aerosols in the laboratory of Roger Miller and Tomas Baer. The research involves setting up an aerosol laboratory with one or two graduate students.
- North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND. A postdoctoral position in laser kinetics is available in the research group of John Hershberger. Current projects involve the use of infrared diode laser spectroscopy to investigate reaction kinetics and dynamics.
- Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, MI. Four Postdoctoral Research Scientist postitions (two years each) in medicinal chemistry research in the laboratory of Dr. Steven P. Tanis. Seeking candidates with a strong background and training in synthetic organic chemistry.
- University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA. A postdoctoral position working on the synthesis of biodegradable polymers is available immediately.
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