Author: Sue Hill

Michigan Tech 3MT Registration Open

Participating in the 3MT (Three Minute Thesis) can be a way for graduate students to develop important communication and research skills, and to participate in the building of research culture at Michigan Tech. Cash prizes are also available to the top competitors and the people’s choice.

In addition, the winners of the local 3MT competition are given a chance to represent Michigan Tech at the next level of competition, and potentially even national and international 3MT competitions, which provides an excellent networking and professional development opportunity.

Michigan Tech’s 2022 3MT competition will be held Oct. 13 at the MUB Ballroom. For more information on the competition, please see the 3MT page on the Graduate Student Government (GSG) website.

To present in this year’s competition, please fill out and submit the 3MT 2022 Registration form.

3MT 2022 Cash Prizes:

  • First Place — $300
  • Second Place — $150
  • People’s Choice — $100

By Graduate Student Government.

Univ of Colorado Boulder faculty openings

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder is currently seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position. The opening is targeted at the level of Assistant Professor, but experienced candidates with outstanding credentials will be considered for Associate or Full Professor Appointments. The department and college are particularly interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and service to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. The department anticipates that faculty hired from this search will start in August 2023.

Department Search: https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/?jobId=43236

The College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) at the University of Colorado Boulder is launching a college-wide search for multiple tenure-track faculty positions rostered among any of the six departments within the college. We anticipate hiring at the assistant professor rank, although qualified candidates will be considered at the associate and full professor levels.

This search is motivated by the four core values of the college’s strategic vision: (i) accelerate our research impact to produce advances in technology and benefits to society, (ii) embrace our public education mission including expanding access and participation of diverse and underrepresented communities in engineering and computer science, (iii) increase our global engagement, and (iv) enrich our professional environment.

College-wide Cluster Search:  https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/?jobId=43000

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Return North Professional Careers Fair November 10, 17, 2022

The virtual career fair is scheduled from 3 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10, where a virtual online platform will allow guests to interact with potential employers. Three regional in-person events are scheduled for the evening of Thursday, Nov. 17, with locations in Houghton, Marquette, and Sault Ste. Marie. The Houghton event will take place at the Continental Fire Co., with the Marquette and Sault Ste. Marie sites yet to be announced. It’s expected that more than 20 companies will be participating in this year’s event.

Call for Presenters: Michigan Tech Global and Community Engagement Conference

The Pavlis Honors College is looking for presenters for the 2022 Global and Community Engagement Conference (formally known as D80 Conference). Michigan Tech hosts this annual conference on campus every fall to give a platform to the voices of those serving communities both domestically and abroad.

This year’s conference will feature keynote speaker Kurt Paterson. Paterson is responsible for organizing the first D80 conference at Michigan Tech back in 2007 while he was an adjunct associate professor of civil and environmental engineering. Paterson most recently served as a Jefferson Science Fellow and is currently the senior sustainability advisor at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C.

Faculty, staff, students and local organizations are invited to participate in this event. We want to hear more about the work you are doing! This is a great opportunity to share your recent studies, projects or research with the community.

This year’s theme is “Re-energizing Our Communities Through Service.” Please consider submitting a 30-minute presentation proposal or passing this along to students or colleagues to highlight their work. The conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 29 in the Memorial Union Ballroom, and lunch will be provided.

The conference is open to anyone interested in the development, design and discovery of people and communities!

If you have any questions, please reach out to Darnishia Morris.

By the Pavlis Honors College.

Call for Abstracts: ACS Student Research Symposium

The eighth annual American Chemical Society (ACS) Upper Peninsula Student Research Symposium is seeking abstracts! The symposium will be held at Northern Michigan University from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 22.

This is a venue for students to present their research in chemistry, chemical engineering and related fields. Submissions are open to undergraduate, graduate, high school and community college students from the Upper Peninsula. We welcome visitors and community members! There is no cost to present and lunch will be provided. Prize money will be awarded for best posters and presentations.

For more information and to register for the symposium, visit the ACS Upper Peninsula Local Section website. The registration deadline is Oct. 12 at 5 p.m. ET.

To all presenters, visitors and judges: Please register to ensure we have enough food ordered. Contact Momoko Tajiri at mtajiri@mtu.edu with any questions.

By the ACS Upper Peninsula Local Section.

Faculty openings at UA

Multiple Faculty Positions (Open Rank)
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

The University of Alabama

Applicants at the associate/full professor level can apply at: https://careers.ua.edu/jobs/chemical-
biological-engineering-assoc-full-professor-tenure-tenure-track-517354-tuscaloosa-alabama-united-states

Applicants at the assistant/associate professor level can apply at: https://careers.ua.edu/jobs/chemical-
biological-engineering-asst-assoc-professor-tuscaloosa-alabama-united-states

Save the Date: Computing[MTU] Poster Session Is Oct. 10

The Institute of Computing and Cybersystems (ICC) and the College of Computing invite the campus community to a Computing[MTU] Showcase research poster session on Oct. 10 from 1-3 p.m. in MUB Ballroom A.

Faculty and student researchers in all Michigan Tech departments are invited to submit posters. Prizes will be awarded at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The deadline to submit posters is Sept. 30 at midnight.

Read more and submit your poster on the ICC Blog.

By Institute of Computing and Cybersystems.