UW Madison Chemistry Newsletter for 10/14/2013

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DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY NEWSLETTER
XXXVII - No. 30 October 14th, 2013

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LAURA KIESSLING TO RECEIVE HOFMANN MEDAL
Congratulations to Professor Laura Kiessling, who is off to Switzerland to receive the Hofmann Medal from the University of Zürich later this week! Congratulations Laura!! http://www.chem.uzh.ch/static/events/dch/2013/.
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2013 Dates of Finance/Department Meetings
Department/Executive Committee Meetings - Tuesdays - 1:30 PM - Room 9341 Chemistry

Nov. 12, 2013 Dec. 10, 2013 Feb. 11, 2014
Mar. 11, 2014 Apr. 15, 2014 May 13, 2014

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

Oct. 15, 2013 Nov. 5, 2013 Nov. 19, 2013 Dec. 3, 2013 Dec. 17, 2013
Jan. 21, 2014 Feb. 4, 2014 Feb. 18, 2014 Mar. 4, 2014 Mar. 25, 2014
Apr. 22, 2014 May 6, 2014 May 20, 2014    

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SEMINARS
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Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 - Physical, Theoretical Seminar, 11:00 am, Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor David Sholl, Georgia Institute of Technology "Accelerating Technologies for CO2 Capture Using Computational Screening of Nanoporous Crystals"
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Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 - Inorganic Seminar, 3:30 pm, Room 1315 Chemistry. Prof. Chae Yi, Marquette University "Synthetic and Mechanistic Study of the Ruthenium-Catalyzed Dehydrative C-H Coupling Reactions"
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Thursday, October 17th, 2013 - Department, Materials, Physical Seminar, 3:30 pm, Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Klaus Schmidt-Rohr, Iowa State University "NMR and SAXS Analysis of Complex Materials: Nanodiamond, Bone, and the Nafion Fuel Cell Membrane"
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Thursday, October 17th, 2013 to Saturday, October 19th, 2013 - Department Outreach, 4:00 pm, UW-Madison Department of Chemistry, "CHOPs Preview Weekend"
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Thursday, October 17th, 2013 to Saturday, October 19th, 2013 - Department Outreach, 4:00 pm, UW-Madison Department of Chemistry, "PGSEC Preview Weekend"
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Thursday, October 17th, 2013 - Materials Science Program Seminar, 4:00 pm, Room 265 in the Materials Science and Engineering Building. Brian W. Sheldon, School of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, RI. "Electrochemically Induced Stresses in Energy Storage Materials"
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Monday, October 21st, 2013 - Materials Seminar, 3:30 pm, 1315 Seminar. Prof. Christy Haynes, University of Minnesota "Nanoparticle Toxicity and Therapeutics"
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Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 - Physical, Theoretical Seminar, 11:00 am, Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Carol Deutsch, University of Pennsylvania "Ribosome-Peptide Pas de Deux: Tunnel Vision"
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Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 - Organic Seminar, 3:30 pm, 1315 Chemistry. Professor Steve Martin, University of Texas at Austin "Synthesis and Biology of Heterocyclic Natural Products"
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Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 - Inorganic Seminar, 3:30 pm, Room 1315 Chemistry. Wes Brogden, UW-Madison "TBD"
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Thursday, October 24th, 2013 - Analytical, Chemical Biology Seminar, 12:15 pm, 1315 Chemistry. Gloria Sheynkman, UW-Madison (Smith Group) "Enabling the detection of protein variations through integration of mass spectrometry and RNA-Seq"
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Monday, October 28th, 2013 - Physical, Theoretical Seminar, 3:00 pm, Room 8335 Chemistry Bldg.. Professor Michael Shirts, University of Virginia "Putting the statistics back in statistical mechanics"
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Monday, October 28th, 2013 - Materials Seminar, 3:30 pm, 1315 Chemistry. Dr. Phil Hustad, Dow Chemical Company "Materials McElvain Seminar - Talk Title TBA"
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Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 - Graduate, Physical, Theoretical Seminar, 11:00 am, Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Dr. Steven S. Brown, NOAA "The Changing Face of U.S. Air Quality: Summer vs. Winter, Urban Smog vs. the Natural Gas Boom, and Why Chemical Mechanisms Matter"
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Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 to Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 - General Special Event, 6:00 pm, DeLuca Forum at the Discovery Building. ACS on Campus, "ACS on Campus"
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Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 - Inorganic Seminar, 3:30 pm, Room 1315 Chemistry. Prof. Connie Lu, University of Minnesota "Chemistry of Metal-Metal Bonds"
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Thursday, October 31st, 2013 - Analytical, Chemical Biology Seminar, 12:15 pm, 1315 Chemistry. Prof. William Murphy, UW-Madison Cell & Regen Med Center "Talk Title TBA"
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Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 - Physical, Theoretical Seminar, 11:00 am, Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Ashok Deniz, Scripps Research Institute "Single-molecule biophysics of protein disorder"
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Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 - Inorganic Seminar, 3:30 pm, Room 1315 Chemistry. Prof. Gregory Robinson, University of Georgia "Seminar"
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Thursday, November 7th, 2013 - Organic, Physical Seminar, 11:00 am, Professor E. W. Bert Meijer, Eindenhoven Univ of Technology the Netherlands "Ferry Lectureship "From Macromolecules to Supramolecular Polymers""
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Thursday, November 7th, 2013 - Analytical, Department Seminar, 12:15 pm, 1315 Chemistry. Dr. Francesca Casadio, The Art Institute of Chicago "Analytical McElvain Seminar"
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Friday, November 8th, 2013 - Department, Organic, Physical Colloquium, 3:30 pm, 1315 Chemistry. Professor E. W. Bert Meijer, Eindenhoven Univ of Technology the Netherlands "Ferry Lectureship Colloquium "Mastering complexity: non-covalent synthesis of functional supramolecular systems""
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Monday, November 11th, 2013 - Physical, Theoretical Seminar, 3:00 pm, Room 8335 Chemistry Bldg.. Professor G. Andres Cisneros, Wayne State University "Insights on AlkB family and DNA polymerase enzymes from computational simulations"
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Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 - Organic Seminar, 3:30 pm, 1315 Chemistry. Professor Anna Mapp, University of Michigan "Organic Seminar"
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Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 - Inorganic Seminar, 3:30 pm, Room 1315 Chemistry. Dr. Bob Bedard, Honeywell UOP "TBD"
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Thursday, November 14th, 2013 - Analytical, Chemical Biology Seminar, 12:15 pm, 1315 Chemistry. Dr. Brian Frey, UW-Madison Chemistry, Smith Group "New Mass Spectrometry Technologies for Proteomics and Applications in Tissue Engineering"
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Friday, November 15th, 2013 - Department Colloquium, 3:30 pm, 1315 Chemistry. Dr. Denise Cudworth, Dow Agrosciences "GSFLC Alternative Career Colloqiuium"
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Monday, November 18th, 2013 - Materials Seminar, 3:30 pm, 1315 Chemistry. Prof. Padma Gopalan, UW Madison Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering/Chemistry "Talk Title TBA"
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Thursday, November 21st, 2013 - Department Special Event, 3:30 pm, 8335. Austin Streeper, North Star Resource Group "How to Manage Your Finances After Graduation"
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Saturday, November 30th, 2013 - General Outreach, 1:00 pm, Room 1351 Chemistry Building. Prof. Bassam Shakhashiri and Rodney Schreiner, Wisconsin Initiative for Science Literacy "Once Upon a Christmas Cheery, In the Lab of Shakhashiri "
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Sunday, December 1st, 2013 - General Outreach, 1:00 pm, Room 1351 Chemistry Building. Prof. Bassam Shakhashiri and Rodney Schreiner, Wisconsin Initiative for Science Literacy "Once Upon a Christmas Cheery, In the Lab of Shakhashiri "
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Sunday, December 1st, 2013 - General Outreach, 4:00 pm, Room 1351 Chemistry Building. Prof. Bassam Shakhashiri and Rodney Schreiner, Wisconsin Initiative for Science Literacy "Once Upon a Christmas Cheery, In the Lab of Shakhashiri"
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Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 - Organic Seminar, 3:30 pm, 1315 Chemistry. Professor Arthur Winter, Iowa State University "Organic Seminar"
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Tuesday, October 29. Science Café, Part of ACS on Campus. "Climate Change and You: Facts, Challenges, and Responsibilities" 7:00-8:00 p.m. Rm 1255 - DeLuca Forum, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, UW-Madison Campus.
Please visit the website: acsoncampus.acs.org for location and speaker information as well as additional details. The event is free, but registration is required in order to attend. Questions can be sent to: acsoncampus@acs.org.
Share your thoughts and pictures with the ACS on Campus community on Facebook and Twitter. Give us a shout-out with @ACSonC and use the hashtag #ACSatUMD.
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RECENT PUBLICATIONS
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Structural, Spectroscopic, and Computational Characterization of the Azide Adduct of Fe-III(2,6-diacetylpyridinebis(semioxamazide)), a Functional Analogue of Iron Superoxide Dismutase.
Gutman, CT; Guzei, IA*; Brunold, TC*.
INORGANIC CHEMISTRY, 52 (15):8909-8918; 10.1021/ic401098x AUG 5 2013.
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Dressed local mode Hamiltonians for CH stretch vibrations.
Sibert, EL*,
MOLECULAR PHYSICS, 111 (14-15):2093-2099; SI 10.1080/00268976.2013.783939 AUG 1 2013.
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Redox-Based Control of the Transformation and Activation of siRNA Complexes in Extracellular Environments Using Ferrocenyl Lipids.
Aytar, BS; Muller, JPE; Kondo, Y; Talmon, Y; Abbott, NL; Lynn, DM*.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 135 (24):9111-9120; 10.1021/ja403546b JUN 19 2013.
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An n -> pi* interaction reduces the electrophilicity of the acceptor carbonyl group.
Choudhary, A; Fry, CG*; Kamer, KJ; Raines, RT*.
CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS, 49 (74):8166-8168; 10.1039/c3cc44573a 2013
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Simplified and economical 2D IR spectrometer design using a dual acousto-optic modulator.
Skoff, DR; Laaser, JE; Mukherjee, SS; Middleton, CT; Zanni, MT*.
CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 422 8-15; SI 10.1016/j.chemphys.2012.08.019 AUG 30 2013.
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Investigation of the dielectric properties and proton pumping mechanism of Cytochrome c Oxidase.
Goyal, P; Cui, Q*.
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 245 APR 7 2013.
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Selective aerobic oxidation methods for lignin conversion to simple aromatic compounds.
Rahimi, A; Stahl, SS*.
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 245 APR 7 2013.
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Development of a yeast surface display platform for site-specific protein modifications.
Marshall, C; Agarwal, N; Kalia, J; McGrath, NA; Raines, RT*; Shusta, EV.
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 245 APR 7 2013.
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From the bench to the blackboard: Research-inspired laboratory experiments and a survey instrument to assess their impact on students' awareness of and attitudes toward scientific research.
Anzovino, ME; Greenberg, AE; Moore, JW*.
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 245 APR 7 2013.
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Synthesis and antifungal activity of 14-helical b-peptides based on hydrophobicity screening.
Lee, MR; Raman, N; Gellman, SH*; Lynn, DM*; Palecek, SP.
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 245 APR 7 2013.
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Discussion of the curriculum for the certified major.
Landis, CR*; McCoy, AB.
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 245 APR 7 2013.
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Formation and further reactivity of allene-containing macrocycles.
Dolan, NS; Phelps, AM; Schomaker, JM*.
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 245 APR 7 2013.
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19th century tools, 20th century chemistry, 21st century students.
Moore, JW*.
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 245 APR 7 2013.
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Undergraduate curriculum and the ACS Guidelines.
Landis, CR*; McCoy, AB.
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 245 APR 7 2013.
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Solid state adaptive natural density partitioning: A tool for deciphering chemical bonding in periodic systems.
Galeev, TR; Dunnington, BD; Schmidt, JR*; Boldyrev, AI.
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 245 APR 7 2013.
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Nanoparticle-peptide interactions: Fundamental molecular understanding of the particle-protein interface in aqueous evironments.
Torelli, MD; Kuech, TR; Pedersen, JA; Hamers, RJ*.
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 245 APR 7 2013.
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Solar energy conversion using earth-abundant semiconductor nanomaterials.
Jin, S*.
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 245 APR 7 2013.
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SCIENCountErs: Teaching and learning science at the local boys and girls clubs.
Morales, EA; Jofre, MF; Moore, JW*; Greenberg, AE.
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 245 APR 7 2013.
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ChemEd DL WikiHyperGlossary: A social semantic information literacy service for digital documents.
Belford, RE; Berleant, D; Bauer, MA; Holmes, JL; Moore, JW*.
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 245 APR 7 2013.
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Cu-catalyzed recycling of halogen activating groups via 1,3-halogen migration.
Schomaker, JM*; Grigg, RD; Van Hoveln, R.
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 245 APR 7 2013.
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Millimeter-wave rotational spectroscopy of pyridazine and its astrochemical implications.
Shutter, JD; Amberger, BK; Esselman, BJ; McMahon, RJ*; Stanton, JF; Woods, RC*.
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 245 APR 7 2013.
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Catalytic aerobic dehydrogenation of saturated C-C bonds for the synthesis of substituted aromatics.
Stahl, SS*.
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 245 APR 7 2013.
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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
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The Portland Technology Development group's Thin Films division of Intel Corporation has several openings for physical science Ph.D.s to support/direct R&D of advanced processing methods. Candidates hired for these positions will be responsible for developing the next generation of Intel's microprocessors. Ph.D. candidates in Materials Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Physics, Electrical Engineering or related fields are encouraged to apply. Criteria for selection include: a strong academic record, demonstrated experimental and data analysis expertise, superior critical thinking skills, an ability to drive and take responsibility for projects and a solid peer-reviewed publication record. Experience using and maintaining scientific equipment is preferred. Semiconductor processing experience is not mandatory. Openings are immediately available at Intel's primary development facility (Ronler Acres) located ~10 miles west of Portland, OR. Interested candidates should email resumes to: travis.j.hebden@intel.com  with "Intel Corporation Hiring" included in the subject line. PTD Module & Integration Yield Engineer: PTD Module Engineers are responsible for leading scientific research and enabling manufacture of innovative device architectures coupled with the realization of these architectures. Responsibilities include designing, executing and analyzing experiments necessary to meet engineering specifications for the process. A Module Engineer participates in the development of intellectual property and the development of the equipment necessary to exploit understanding gained in research (in collaboration with equipment suppliers). The Engineer must work effectively with the equipment supplier to identify shortcomings, propose and evaluate hardware modification to mitigate issues and operate the manufacturing line in order to integrate the many individual steps necessary for the manufacture of complex microprocessors. Module Engineers are also responsible for overseeing in-situ ramp to manufacturing volumes to demonstrate that the technology meets requirements while simultaneously transferring the technology to counterparts in manufacturing via 'Copy Exactly!' methodology. Module ownership includes the install and qualification of manufacturing capacity at the development site and audit installation/qualification and supervision of first full loop at the production site. Qualifications: You must possess a minimum of a Ph.D. degree majoring in Physics, Material Science, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Chemistry. Additional qualifications include: Demonstrate experience in keen experimental insight & Demonstrate experience to devise and focus on key experiments. Job Category: Engineering. Apply Before: December 15th, 2013.
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FACULTY POSITIONS/TEMPORARY FACULTY/ACADEMIC POSITIONS
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The Department of Chemistry at Purdue University, West Lafayette, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Organic Materials. Candidates in all areas of Organic Materials research, including research related to energy and catalysis, are encouraged to apply. Purdue has an outstanding tradition in Organic Chemistry and the department is looking to integrate a creative scientist into the cutting edge interdisciplinary environment provided by Purdue University. Candidates must have a PhD in Organic Chemistry or a related field with outstanding credentials in research, an excellent track record of publications  and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. Successful candidates are expected to develop a vibrant research program supported by extramural funding and teach courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate level. Applicants should submit a letter of application with curriculum vita, a summary of planned research and a statement on teaching philosophy electronically at: www.chem.purdue.edu/facultyopenings. Applicants may also apply by sending application to: Chair, Organic Materials Faculty Search Committee, Purdue University, Department of Chemistry, 560 Oval Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2084. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of  recommendation to be uploaded or sent to the same address. Applications will be reviewed beginning November 1, 2013, and will remain in consideration until the position is filled. See: http://www.chem.purdue.edu/ for further details and to apply online.
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The Chemistry Department at Wichita State University invites applicants with expertise in mass spectrometry for a tenure-eligible position at the assistant professor level.  Successful candidates will be expected to establish a vigorous externally funded research program centered on mass spectrometry and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and directing research involving undergraduate, MS, and PhD level students. Successful candidates will be expected to teach graduate courses in their area of expertise and to teach General Chemistry and upper-division undergraduate courses, with a preference for candidates who can contribute to undergraduate courses in Analytical Chemistry and Instrumental Methods. The successful candidate will have the opportunity, if appropriate, to interact and collaborate with university-wide initiatives in bioengineering, aerospace engineering, and climate change and renewable energy. A PhD or equivalent degree in chemistry or related field, postdoctoral experience, a strong record of scholarly achievement and experience in working with diverse populations are required.  A generous package of start-up funds, state of the art research facilities, and competitive salary are available.  Review of applications will begin October 20, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. The following application materials should be submitted online at: https://jobs.wichita.edu: letter of application, curriculum vitae including a list of publications, and a statement of teaching philosophy. In addition letters of recommendation from 3 individuals familiar with the applicant's professional accomplishments and qualifications and a description of research plans with estimated start-up costs should be sent to: Search Committee, Department of Chemistry, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS 67260-0051, or e-mailed to: chemistry@wichita.edu. Additional information on this position, along with a full list of required and preferred qualifications is available at: www.wichita.edu/chemistry.
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The Department of Chemistry at The University of Alabama seeks an outstanding individual with expertise in materials chemistry to fill a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor rank beginning August 16, 2014. The successful candidate is expected to have a Ph.D. and post-doctoral training in chemistry or closely related discipline and to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program. The ability to teach both undergraduate and graduate Chemistry courses is required. The area of research is open, but areas complementary to existing interdisciplinary programs at The University in alternative energy or sustainability are of particular interest. Detailed information about the Department and its state-of-the-art facilities can be found at chemistry.ua.edu. Applicants should apply online at: facultyjobs.ua.edu (position # 0808572) and provide a curriculum vitae with publication list, research plans, and teaching philosophy statement and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to: the Chair, Materials Chemistry Search Committee, Department of Chemistry, Box 870336, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 or sent electronically to: chemistry@as.ua.edu. Review of applications will begin November 1 and continue until the position is filled.
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The Chemistry Department of Wesleyan University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position beginning July 1, 2014 in physical inorganic chemistry with a focus on materials science. The successful candidate will exhibit potential for excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level and will be expected to establish an externally funded research program. The Chemistry Department has an active Ph. D. program involving 13 full-time and 1 part-time faculty and 35 graduate students and postdoctoral associates. Salary, fringe benefits, and start-up funds will be competitive. Candidates must apply at: http://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/4034 by submitting a curriculum vitae, a description of research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy and the email addresses of three referees who will be contacted for confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on October 14, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Wesleyan University is an equal opportunity employer who welcomes applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Marina Melendez, PhD, Chief Diversity Officer, 860-685-2764.
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Florida State University, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Faculty opening in 2013-2014, Tenure-Track Assistant Professor. The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Florida State University seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 5, 2014. The Department is particularly interested in individuals with research interests in organic synthesis and/or chemical biology. Appointees will be expected to develop a vigorous, externally supported research program and to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. and postdoctoral training in a relevant field. Application materials, including a cover letter, CV, research proposal, statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of at least three references, should be submitted online at: http://facsearch.chem.fsu.edu. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2013, and continue until the position is filled.
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The School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA seeks to add to the faculty of our newly formed Evolution Cluster. We invite applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor appointment in evolution, broadly interpreted. We are interested in exceptional scientists who will establish a research program to empirically study the evolution of dynamical processes using field or laboratory experiments or the construction and analysis of massive data sets. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to: the evolution of neural, social, ecological or linguistic dynamics and networks; evolution of early life or exobiology; biochemical, neuronal, or cooperative interactions and exchange of information at the molecular, cellular, human, or ecosystems scales; directed evolution of organisms or processes; analyzing extant structures and networks, from molecules to populations, along with their evolutionary trajectories, including the development of new modalities to extract data from the geologic, genetic, or linguistic historical records. The successful candidate's primary appointment will be in a single department in the natural sciences: Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science, Linguistics, Mathematics, Physics and Astronomy, or Psychology. Secondary appointments in other departments can be arranged, as appropriate. The successful candidate will have a strong interest in building a program that generates interaction with researchers from other disciplines who are working within the overarching theme of evolution and will teach courses in his or her home department and participate in the development of curricula pertinent to the Evolution Cluster (See http://evolutioncluster.sas.upenn.edu/ for more information). Applications should be submitted on-line at: http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/23 and include a curriculum vitae, a research statement that includes the candidate's perspective on how she or he fits into one of the core departments, links to no more than three journal publications, and the contact information for three individuals who will provide letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin 1 November 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.
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POSTDOCTORAL POSITIONS AND/OR JOBS
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Postdoctoral Opportunity: Tufts University. Seeking creative individual to join team developing and implementing novel, high-resolution, vibrational surface spectrometer. Preferred candidate has instrumentation experience including electronics & programming (LabView preferred). Competitive stipend and benefits including fully paid health insurance. Send resume, describe relevant instrumental experience, and request three references to be sent via email to: Mary.Shultz@Tufts.edu. Web page:
http://ase.tufts.edu/chemistry/shultz/default.asp. This job is particularly heavy on the electron/interfacing end, so somewhat different than usual opportunities in our field. Spectroscopic knowledge is less critical than electronics   so physics and electrical engineering students could also be candidates.
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