The Weekly Newsletter of the MIT Chemistry Department
Volume 11, Number 39
Friday, October 27, 1995
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- Dr. Carey Waldburger
- MIT (Sauer Group)
- "Structural Elements of Arc and Mnt Repressors and Their Effects on Function and Stability"
- Monday, October 30, 1995
- Structure/Function Seminar Series
- Sauer Laboratory 68-181
- Joel S. Freundlich
- MIT (Schrock Group)
- "Metal-Ligand Multiple Bonds in Organometallic Complexes Containing Triamidoamine Ligand Systems"
- Wednesday, November 1
- Seminar in Inorganic Chemistry
- 4:00 p.m. in Room 6-120
- Refreshments at 3:30 p.m.
- Moore Room 6-321
- Professor Steve Boxer
- Stanford University
- "Functional Cavities in Proteins: Unnatural Amino Acid Functionality in Heme Proteins and Photosynthetic Reaction Centers"
- Thursday, November 2
- H/MIT Seminar@Harvard
- Refreshments at 4:30 p.m. in Room MB23
- Seminar in MB23@ 5:00 p.m.
- Professor Emanuel Vogel
- Universität zu Köln (University of Cologne)
- "Adventures in Porphyrin Chemistry: from Cyclotetra - to Cyclooctapyrroles"
- Thursday, November 2
- Organic Seminar
- 4:00 p.m. in Room 6-120
- Refreshments @ 3:30 p.m. in Norris Room (18-490)
- Dr. Masaru K. Kuno
- MIT (Bawendi Group)
- "The Band Edge Excites in CdSe Quantum Dots (Dark and Light Excitation States)"
- Friday, November 3, 1995
- Physical Chemistry Series
- 5:15 in Room 6-120
- Refreshments @ 5:00 p.m. in Amdur Room (6-233)
- Professor Thomas Farrar
- University of Wisconsin
- "Experimental NMR and Theoretical Studies of Molecular Dynamics in Simple Liquids and Simple Liquid Mixtures"
- Friday, November 10, 1995
- Magnetic Resonance Seminar Series
- 4:00 p.m. in 18-490
- Refreshments served @ 3:30 p.m.
Parking Lot Closure
On Saturday, October 28, 1995, Vice-President Al Gore will visit MIT to attend the Conference for Society of Environmental Journalists. For security reasons both the Kresge Lot and Amherst St. (Mass Avenue through Danforth St) will be closed to parking effective at 6:00 on Friday, October 27th, 1995. Individuals with Kresge permits who have reserved spaces should utilize the lot at 139 Mass. Ave. (next to Baybank ATM) during this period. Normal parking in Kresge and on Amherst St. will resume on Sunday, 29 October 1995 at midnight.
- The University of California, San Diego, CA: has a search underway to fill a tenure-track position in organic chemistry. The area of sub-specialty is open. Information on the department can be found on the web on the following two addresses: http://checfs1.ucsd.edu and http://www.ucsd.edu
- Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York: seeks candidates for a full time tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level beginning in August of 1996. Candidates should have a strong background in organic chemistry as well as biochemistry.
- The University of Wyoming, in Laramie, Wyoming: invites applications from Ph.D. chemists and nominations for a renewable track lecturer position in any area of chemistry.
- Williams Colllege, Williamstown, MA: invites applications for a tenure-eligible position as the Assistant Professor level for fall of 1996. This will be an initiate appointment for a three-year term with teaching assignments in biochemistry and introductory chemistry.
- Whittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio: Applications for a physical chemist are sought for August of 1996. Wittenberg University is a private liberal arts college in central Ohio. The chemistry department offers a B.A. degree with about 12 chemistry majors per year.
- The University of California at San Francisco and the Department of Pharmacology and Anesthesia: seek a candidate for an endowed chair, The William K. Hamilton Chair, a joint position in both departments. They are searching for a basic scientist who can train graduate students and Anesthesia fellows in research.
- The University of Vermont, Burlington, VT: has initiated a search for a position too fill a non-tenure track Visiting Assistant Professor position for the 1996-97 academic year. The appointment is expected to begin in late August of 1006.
- Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA: seeks candidates to fill a permanent (tenure-track) faculty position in any branch of organic chemistry. The chemistry faculty currently generates over 3 million annual in grant support.
- Michael Siegel of Speciality Employment Services, Inc.: has a client searching for a senior research chemist or research scientist with a specialization in inorganic or orgametallic chemistry. Please address all inquires to him at: Speciality Employment Services, 355 Bacccarat Court, Alpharetta, GA 30202, 770-442-5401 or fax 770-442-8317
- Johnson and Johnson Company, New Brunswick, New Jersey: has two full-time position available. One position is for a biochemist, skilled in protein purification and the other is for a scientist in cell and molecular biology. Please send a resume to Ms. Kelle Cox, Johnson and Johnson Recruiting, 501 George St., PO Box 16597, New Brunswick, NJ 08906-6597 and fax is (908) 524-2656.
- The University of Rochester, Rochester, New York is seeking nominations for a Sherman Clarke Ph.D. Fellowship in Chemistry. The awards carry a full tuition scholarship and a stipend of $16,000 for 1995-96. The fellowships are tenable for four years.
- Battelle, Pacific Northwest Laboratories, Richland, WA: is seeking two candidates for two postdoctoral openings in the group of Dr. Douglas Ray, Senior Research Scientist to work on the spectroscopy and dynamics of solute-water clusters. The positions will be available early next year.
- Chiron Corporation in Emeryville, CA: seeks candidates to fill a postdoctoral fellowship position. The project involves a multi-disciplinary approach to design and screen small molecule libraries by affinity selection techniques and to identify high affinity ligands by mass spectrometry.
- The University of California, Oakland, CA: announces the President's postdoctoral fellowship Program for 1995-96. See the brochure in HQ.
- William C. Foster Fellows Visiting Scholars Program: sponsored by the Unites States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency is hosting a competition for selecting visiting scholars. Please see the announcement in HQ.
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