Chemistry Newsletter - 02/07/2005

 


University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Chemistry Newsletter



XXIX - No. 6 February 7th, 2005

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Department and Finance Committee Meeting Schedule

Department/Executive Committee Meetings - Tuesdays - 1:30 PM - Room 9341 Chemistry

2/8/05

3/8/05

4/12/05

5/10/05

Finance Committee Meetings - Tuesdays - 1:30 PM - Room 1130

2/15/05

3/1/05

3/15/05

4/5/05

4/19/05

5/3/05

5/17/05

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SEMINARS

Tuesday, February 8th, 2005 - Physical Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Stuart McLaughlin, SUNY at Stony Brook. “Electrostatics and Signal Transduction”

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Tuesday, February 8th, 2005 - Organic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Nakcheol Jeong, Korea University. “The Catalytic Pauson-Khand Type Reactions by Cobalt (O) and Rhodium (I) Catalysts”

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Tuesday, February 8th, 2005 - Environmental Chemistry Seminar, 12:05 p.m., Seminar in Environmental Engineering. Rachelle Duvall, CEE.

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Thursday, February 10th, 2005 - Organic Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Qi Lin, Blackwell Group.

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Thursday, February 10th, 2005 - TCI Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 8335 Chemistry Building. Gabriel Balint-Kurti, University of Bristol, UK. “Ab Inito Design of Laser Pulses to Control Quantum States of Molecules”

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Friday, February 11th, 2005 - Environmental Chemistry Seminar, 12:05 p.m., Room 102 Water Science Laboratory. Professor William Mills, UIC School of Public Health.

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Monday, February 14th, 2005 - Biochemistry Colloquium, 3:30 p.m., Room B1118 Biochemistry. Ronald Numbers, UW-Madison. “Antievolutionism in America: From Creation Science to Intelligent Design”

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Tuesday, February 15th, 2005 - Physical Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Song Jin, UW Madison. “Nanoscale Materials for Integrated Nanoelectronic and Nanophotonic Systems”

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Thursday, February 17th, 2005 - Organic Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Ben Gorske, Blackwell Group.

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Friday, February 18th, 2005 - Organic Lincoln Seminar, 1:00 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Brian Lucas, Burke Group.

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Friday, February 18th, 2005 - Environmental Chemistry Seminar, 12:05 p.m., Room 102 Water Science Laboratory. David Bittrich, EC&T.

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Tuesday, February 22nd, 2005 - Physical Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. John Marohn, Cornell University.

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Tuesday, February 22nd, 2005 - Organic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Greg Friestad, University of Iowa. “Asymmetric Amine Synthesis Via Transition Metal-Mediated Radical Addition Reactions”

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Wednesday, February 23rd, 2005 - Inorganic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Dr. Shane Krska, Merck.

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Thursday, February 24th, 2005 - Analytical Seminar, 12:15 p.m., Room 8335 Chemistry Building. Joshua Mandir, Graduate Student - Smith Group.

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Thursday, February 24th, 2005 - Organic Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Katie Alfare, Kiessling Group.

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Monday, February 28th, 2005 - Biochemistry Colloquium, 3:30 p.m., Room B1118 Biochemistry. Christopher Rhodes. “Tracking β-Granule Transport for Insulin Secretion”

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Tuesday, March 1st, 2005 - Physical Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Paul Barbara, University of Texas.

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Tuesday, March 1st, 2005 - Organic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Gregory Weiss, UC-Irvine. “Reverse Engineering Biomolecular Recognition with Combinatorial Protein Libraries”

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Thursday, March 3rd, 2005 - Analytical Seminar, 12:15 p.m., Room 8335 Chemistry Building. Mark Rickard, Graduate Student - Wright Group.

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Thursday, March 3rd, 2005 - Organic Seminar, 4:15 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Alois Furstner, 2004-2005 Abbott Process Chemistry Lecture. “Venturing into Catalysis-Based Natural Product Synthesis”

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Thursday, March 3rd, 2005 - Organic Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Michael Konnick, Stahl Group.

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Friday, March 4th, 2005 - Organic Lincoln Seminar, 1:00 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Erin McElroy, Kiessling Group.

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Monday, March 7th, 2005 - Biochemistry Colloquium, 3:30 p.m., Room B1118 Biochemistry. Simon Gilroy. “Do Plants Feel? Mechanosensory Signaling in Arabidopsis”

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Tuesday, March 8th, 2005 - Organic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Alois Fürstner, 2004-2005 Abbott Process Chemistry Lecture. “Strained Silacycles: A Powerful Platform for Asymmetric Product Synthesis”

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Wednesday, March 9th, 2005 - Inorganic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Andy Borovik, Kansas.

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Thursday, March 10th, 2005 - Analytical Seminar, 12:15 p.m., Room 8335 Chemistry Building. Jieun Lee, Graduate Student - Smith Group.

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Thursday, March 10th, 2005 - Organic Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Josh Price, Gellman Group.

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Monday, March 14th, 2005 - Biochemistry Colloquium, 3:30 p.m., Room B1118 Biochemistry. Lynn Ten Eyck. “Computational and Experimental Models for Macromolecular Recognition”

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Thursday, March 17th, 2005 - Analytical Seminar, 12:15 p.m., Room 8335 Chemistry Building. Heidi Behrens, Graduate Student - Li Group.

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Monday, March 28th, 2005 - Biochemistry Colloquium, 3:30 p.m., Room B1118 Biochemistry. Kenneth Marians. “Multiple Pathways of Replication Fork Restart”

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Tuesday, March 29th, 2005 - Physical Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Sergei Egorov, University of Virginia.

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Tuesday, March 29th, 2005 - Organic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Dirk Trauner, UC Berkeley.

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Thursday, March 31st, 2005 - Analytical Seminar, 12:15 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Steven G. Boxer, Stanford University.“Patterned bilayers and tethered vesicles: soft nanoscience”

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Thursday, March 31st, 2005 - Organic Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Michelle Monnens, Stahl Group.

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Friday, April 1st, 2005 - Organic Lincoln Seminar, 1:00 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Sannali Matheson, Markley Group.

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Monday, April 4th, 2005 - Biochemistry Colloquium, 3:30 p.m., Room B1118 Biochemistry. Mitsuo Ikebe. “Unconventional Myosin: Function and Regulation”

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Tuesday, April 5th, 2005 - Physical Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Zhen-Gang Wang, California Institute of Technology. “On the Nature of Physical Gels”

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Thursday, April 7th, 2005 - Organic Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Christopher Paradise, Burke Group.

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Monday, April 11th, 2005 - Biochemistry Colloquium, 3:30 p.m., Room B1118 Biochemistry. Pamela Stanley. “Roles for O-Frucose Glycans in Notch Signaling in Mammals”

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Tuesday, April 12th, 2005 - Physical Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Heather Allen, Ohio State University.

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Wednesday, April 13th, 2005 - Inorganic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Melanie M. Cooper, Clemson University.

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Thursday, April 14th, 2005 - McElvain Seminar, 12:15 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Dr. Steven A. Hofstadler, Ibis Therapeutics.

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Friday, April 15th, 2005 - Organic Lincoln Seminar, 1:00 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Matthew B. Soellner, Raines Group.

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Monday, April 18th, 2005 - Biochemistry Colloquium, 3:30 p.m., Room B1118 Biochemistry. Marianna Max “Molecular Basis of Sweet Taste Perception”

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Tuesday, April 19th, 2005 - Physical Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Peter Wright, Scripps Research Institute.

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Tuesday, April 19th, 2005 - Organic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Daniel A. Singleton, Texas A&M University. “Dynamic Effects in Ordinary Organic Reactions in Solution”

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Wednesday, April 20th, 2005 - Inorganic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Patrick Farmer, University of California-Irvine.

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Thursday, April 21st, 2005 - Analytical Seminar, 12:15 p.m., Room 8335 Chemistry Building. Yuan Lin, Graduate Student - Smith Group.

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Thursday, April, 21st, 2005 - Organic Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Megan Jacobson, Blackwell Group.

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Monday, April 25th, 2005 - Biochemistry Colloquium, 3:30 p.m., Room B1118 Biochemistry. Scott Silverman. “DNA as a Catalyst and Scaffold: Unconventional Applications of DNA in Bioorganic Chemistry and Nanotechnology”

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Tuesday, April 26th, 2005 - Physical Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Bruce Kay, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. “Multidimensional Quantum Dynamics: Methods and Applications”

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Thursday, April 28th, 2005 - Analytical Seminar, 12:15 p.m., Room 8335 Chemistry Building. Shan Ke, Graduate Student - Kwon Group.

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Thursday, April 28th, 2005 - Organic Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Will Pomerantz, Gellman Group.

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Friday, April 29th, 2005 - Organic Lincoln Seminar, 1:00 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Justin K. Murray, Gellman Group.

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Monday, May 2nd, 2005 - Inorganic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Paul Chirik, Cornell University.

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Monday, May 2nd, 2005 - Biochemistry Colloquium, 3:30 p.m., Room B1118 Biochemistry. Johannes Rudolph “Cdc25: Mechanism and Regulation of a Protein Phosphatase”

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Tuesday, May 3rd, 2005 - Physical Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Wayne Reed, Tulane University.

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Wednesday, May 4th, 2005 - Inorganic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Kenneth Karlin, Johns Hopkins University. “Biomimetic Small Molecule Metal Ion Interactions: Copper and Heme-Copper O2 and CO Chemistry”

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Thursday, May 5th, 2005 - McElvain Seminar, 12:15 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Charles M. Lieber, Harvard University. “Nanoscience and the Pathway to Nanotechnologies”

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Thursday, May 5th, 2005 - Organic Seminar, 11:00 a.m. , Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Rachel Wezeman, Blackwell Group.

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Tuesday, May 10th, 2005 - Organic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Virginia Cornish, Columbia University.

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Wednesday, May 11th, 2005 - Inorganic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Daniel Gamelin, University of Washington-Seattle.

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Thursday, May 12th, 2005 - Organic Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Grant Gerske, Blackwell Group.

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Thursday, May 19th, 2005 - Organic Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Melissa Boersma, Belshaw Group.

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Friday, June 3rd, 2005 - Organic Seminar, - Room 1315 Chemistry. The Nelsen 65th Birthday Symposium, June 3-5, 2005.

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Analytical Seminar abstracts/announcements can be found at: http://analytical.chem.wisc.edu/analytical/writings/Seminars/spring2005.html.

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Physical Chemistry Student Seminar abstracts/announcements can be found at: http://www.chem.wisc.edu/physical/Home.html.

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31st Steenbock Symposium

 

Fe-S Proteins: Biogenesis Structure Function. May 19 - 22, 2005. Abstract and Registration deadline: April 1, 2005. An ASBMB/NSF sponsored symposium. Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, web: http://www.biochem.Wisc.Edu/Steenbock/Symposium31.

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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The Bio-NMR Center at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) invites applications for a NMR facility manager position with primary responsibility for the operation of two NMR spectrometers (a Varian Inova 750 MHz with Cryo-probe, and a Varian Inova 500 MHz). The position will have opportunity in the development of research collaborations. Candidates must have substantial previous experience with experimental aspects of biomolecular NMR spectroscopy and software. The position also requires good communication skills for working with graduate students and postdocs. Candidates may find relevant research information from the internet at: http://www.ust.hk/~webbich/2001/index.html or http://bcz102.ust.hk. The position is contract-based, but has the potential to be a permanent post. The starting salary is ~US$40,000/year plus benefits, dependent on the experience of candidates. Interested candidates should send curriculum vitae and contact information for three references to: mzhang@ust.hk.

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Environmental Fate Scientist - RES00210. Job Description: For 75 years, DuPont Crop Protection has been serving production agriculture with products for the grain and specialty crop sectors as well as forestry and vegetation management, including global herbicide, fungicide and insecticide products and services. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, DuPont Crop Protection is part of the overall Agriculture & Nutrition business of the DuPont Company. Our mission is to best satisfy the world's need for food and nutrition by transforming the ways renewable resources are grown, processed and distributed. The Environmental Fate Group is looking for a highly motivated scientist to work in our Newark, Delaware, research facility. The successful candidate will be leading environmental fate research projects as Product Technical Expert to determine and understand fundamental agrochemical dissipation processes, such as, microbial soil degradation, hydrolysis, photolysis, soil sorption, and field dissipation to support registration and commercialization of crop protection products. The specific job duties will include the following. Proactively participate in design of regulatory studies and strategy to develop comprehensive environmental fate data dossiers, ensure their scientific consistency and uphold the technical quality of environmental fate studies. Serve as study director and /or study monitor (for studies at contract research organizations) for the design, conduct, interpretation, and reporting of regulatory studies conducted under GLP in the environmental fate area. Interface with worldwide regulatory agencies on technical issues, develop and present responses to their questions and requests. Collaborate with modelers, risk assessors and risk managers to define environmental residues, modeling and risk assessment inputs and establish acceptable uses for DuPont agrochemicals. Ph.D. degree in environmental science, analytical chemistry, soil science, or related field of study, Experience in the design, conduct, interpretation and reporting of studies related to determining the environmental fate of chemicals. Demonstrated ability to prepare scientific publications and presentations on agrochemicals research. Experience with analytical instrumentation (e.g., HPLC, LC/MS, GC, etc.) and trace organic analytical methods development. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Good computer and statistical evaluation skills. Excellent project management skills. The following skills are desirable but not essential: Experience with handling and conducting experiments with radioisotopes. Knowledge of Good Laboratory Standards (GLPs). Familiarity with global pesticide registration guidelines. Interested applicants apply by visiting us online at: http://www.dupont.com/careers. (click on Jobs by Region, United States, View U.S Job Listings, in the keyword field search for “ENVIRONMENTAL FATE SCIENTIST”) Please reference job # RES00210.

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Laboratory Manager. The Chemistry Department at UW-Parkside is seeking to fill the position of Laboratory Manager I. This is a ten-month academic staff position. The salary range is $36,000 - $38,000. Applicants must have a Masters Degree in chemistry or closely related field or at least three years of industrial or academic lab experience. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in undergraduate instructional labs in general, organic and analytical chemistry, experience in lab and chemical stockroom management, knowledge of safety practices and disposal procedures for chemicals and radioisotopes, and knowledge of operating procedures for basic lab equipment. Responsibilities include managing hazardous materials program, assisting with lab instruction, providing technical support for chemistry instructional laboratories, managing departmental chemical and equipment storerooms, managing radioactive waste program, providing technical support for other departments and for various university outreach programs, and teaching introductory level courses. Send cover letter and resume including the names of at least three references by Feb. 25 to: Gary M. Wood, Chair, Department of Chemistry, UW-Parkside, 900 Wood Rd., Box 2000, Kenosha, WI, 53141.

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Lecturer in Chemistry, UW-Parkside. The Chemistry Department at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for a Lecturer in Chemistry for the academic year 2005-2006 with the possibility of renewal. The department offers an American Chemical Society approved degree program as well as a concentration in biochemistry and support courses for the nursing and biological sciences programs. Teaching duties include lectures and labs in general, organic and biochemistry for nursing students and general and organic chemistry labs for chemistry and other undergraduate science majors. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in organic chemistry or closely related field, have an emphasis in chemical education, teaching experience and be committed to teaching at an undergraduate institution. Experience teaching a combination of general, organic and biochemistry is preferred. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Send CV, statement of teaching philosophy and three letters of recommendation to: Gary M. Wood, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, 900 Wood Rd., Box 2000, Kenosha, WI 53141. All application materials must be received by March 25.

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FACULTY POSITIONS/TEMPORARY FACULTY/ACADEMIC POSITIONS

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Lewis & Clark College invites applications for a one-year visiting position in Biochemistry at the Visiting Assistant Professor level to begin August 2005. Candidates should possess a Ph.D. in chemistry or biochemistry (A.B.D. considered) and have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts context. Teaching responsibilities include the two-semester biochemistry sequence, a one-semester biochemistry laboratory course, and a contribution to the General Chemistry laboratory or non-majors program. Opportunities exist for conducting research with undergraduates. All applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial), and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to: Professor Barbara Balko, Chair, Department of Chemistry, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR 97219. Review of applications will begin March 1 and will continue until the position is filled. Lewis & Clark College is a private liberal arts college with 1,750 undergraduates. For further information about the chemistry department, visit our website: http://www.lclark.edu/dept/chemdept.

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Lewis & Clark College invites applications for a one-year visiting position in Chemistry at the Visiting Assistant Professor level to begin August 2005. Candidates should possess a Ph.D. in chemistry (A.B.D. considered) and have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts context. Teaching responsibilities include two semesters of General Chemistry (~30 student section), one or two semesters of the non-majors Perspective in Environmental Chemistry course, and a possible contribution to the General Chemistry laboratory. Area of expertise is open, but the successful candidate must be able to teach the non-majors Perspectives in Environmental Chemistry course. Opportunities exist for conducting research with undergraduates. All applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial), and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to: Professor Barbara Balko, Chair, Department of Chemistry, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR 97219. Review of applications will begin March 1 and will continue until the position is filled. Lewis & Clark College is a private liberal arts college with 1,750 undergraduates. For further information about the chemistry department, visit our website: http://www.lclark.edu/dept/chemdept.

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Division/Position Title: Chemistry Visiting Professor - Shinquin Programs in Chemistry and Biochemistry, Norwich University. Description: Teach introductory courses, with some laboratory preparation, and participate in many of the ancillary roles expected of a full time faculty member including advising students. The opportunity to teach an upper level course may be available. Our laboratories are well equipped with modern instrumentation (GC/MS, FT-IR, UV-VIS, CV, ICP) and a relatively small student-to-teacher ratio is maintained. This is a non-tenure track position with an initial term of one year, and the potential for a single one year extension. Applicants should hold a doctorate in chemistry or chemical education, or as a minimum, be in the final stages of completing their dissertation. A strong commitment to undergraduate teaching is essential. Applicants should send their curriculum vitae, and a listing of names, addresses and phone numbers of three persons who could be contacted for letters of recommendation, to: Chemistry Visiting Professor Search, Human Resources, Norwich University,158 Harmon Drive, Northfield, Vermont 05663. Review of applications will begin February 15, 2005. Norwich offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, group life and long term disability insurance, flexible spending accounts for health and dependent care, a retirement annuity plan, and tuition scholarships for eligible employees and their family members.

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Division/Position Title: Chemistry - Visiting Professor, Organic Chemistry - Shinquin Programs in Chemistry and Biochemistry, Norwich University. Description: Norwich University seeks an organic chemist to join our faculty for academic year 2005-2006 in a non-tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level. Primary teaching responsibilities will include the lecture and laboratory for our traditional courses in organic chemistry. Other opportunities exist, such as participation in our capstone laboratory intensive course which traditionally has had a large component of organic chemistry. The department is relatively well equipped with GC/MS, FT-IR, UV-VIS, and CV. The typical student-to-instructor ratio is fourteen to one. Applicants should have a doctorate, or as a minimum, be in the final stages of preparing a doctoral thesis, in organic chemistry. A strong commitment to undergraduate teaching is essential. Review of applications will begin March 21, 2005, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send their curriculum vitae, and a listing of names, addresses and phone numbers of three persons who can serve as references, to: Organic Chemistry Search, Human Resources, Norwich University,158 Harmon Drive, Northfield, Vermont 05663. Norwich offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, group life and long term disability insurance, flexible spending accounts for health and dependent care, a retirement annuity plan, and tuition scholarships for eligible employees and their family members.

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Two Tenured Faculty Positions in Nanoscale Biological Physics and Chemistry, University of California at Davis. The University of California at Davis invites applications for two faculty positions in nanobioscience, one a joint appointment in the Division of Biological Sciences (http://www.dbs.ucdavis.edu/) and the Physics Department (http://www.physics.ucdavis.edu/) and the other in Biological Sciences and the Chemistry Department (http://www.chem.ucdavis.edu/). These are part of the interdisciplinary program in Nanomaterials in the Environment, Agriculture, and Technology (NEAT, http://neat.ucdavis.edu/). The appointments will be at the tenured Associate or Full Professor level as determined by qualifications and experience. The preferred candidates must develop strong research programs at the interface between biological and physical sciences, using methods of nanotechnology for the study or manipulation of biological macromolecules at the nanoscale to contribute to advancement and understanding in frontier biological science, or taking advantage of bioscience concepts for the development of the next generation of nanomaterials. A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in physics, chemistry, biology, or a related discipline is required. The candidate must have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching. The targeted start date is July 1, 2005 but a later date is negotiable. Candidates with research interests in physics and biology should mail curriculum vitae, publication list, teaching statement and research plans, and arrange three letters of recommendations sent to: Nanobio Physics Search Committee, Department of Physics, University of California at Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616. Candidates with research interests in chemistry and biology should mail curriculum vitae, publication list, teaching statement and research plans, and arrange three letters of recommendations sent to: Nanobio Chemistry Search Committee, Department of Chemistry, University of California at Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616.

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POSTDOCTORAL POSITION AND/OR JOBS

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Postdoctoral Position. University of Florida : Department of Chemistry Conjugated Polymer Photophysics Postdoctoral Associate in the area of conjugated polymer synthesis and photophysics. Candidate will be responsible for synthesis of water-soluble conjugated polymers and photophysical investigations of the resulting materials. See references listed below for more information on the research program. Interested applicants should send a resume and a list of three references to: Prof. K. S. Schanze, Department of Chemistry, University of Florida, P.O. Box 117200, Gainesville, FL 32611-7200, Tel: 352-392-9133, Fax: 352-846-0296, e-mail: kschanze@chem.ufl.edu. Web address: http://www.chem.ufl.edu/~kschanze/.

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