Alabama ChBE Instructor position

The Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering at The University of Alabama invites applications for an Instructor position. Exceptional applicants are sought that have a passion for teaching and curriculum development across the field of chemical engineering. Candidates will be considered for appointment at the rank of Instructor, joining a department of dedicated professors (che.eng.ua.edu/people). This is a three-year non-tenure track position subject to annual renewal.

https://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/42621


Tenure Track Faculty Position at University of Minnesota Duluth

The Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Minnesota, Duluth (UMD) has a full-time, tenure track faculty position open at the rank of assistant professor beginning August 20, 2018. The successful candidate will be part of a sustainable mining initiative in the Swenson College of Science and Engineering. We seek an outstanding researcher and teacher who will advance sustainable and responsible mining and mineral diversification through the creative use of science and technology and the efficient and environmentally-friendly use of natural resources. This position is part of an interdisciplinary cluster across the Swenson college and UMD’s Natural Resources Research Institute (NRRI). The Institute collaborates with various partners including industry, government, universities, agencies, NGOs, native and local communities – to foster a sustainable, more diversified economy and a healthy environment. An important aspect of this position will be the interaction with the mining industries in Northeastern Minnesota to help address economic, processing, environmental, and production issues through research in extractive and environmental metallurgy, and applied material science. Job duties and responsibilities include academic and professional service, and teaching and research in the field of extractive or environmental metallurgy, mineral processing, materials science, and chemical engineering. Essential qualifications for the rank of assistant include a PhD in chemical engineering, metallurgical engineering, material science, or allied fields; expertise in extractive metallurgy, mineral processing, or applied material science or engineering; effective written English language and oral communication skills; and the potential for obtaining external research funding.

The University of Minnesota requires online applications for this position. For a complete job description and to apply for this position go to http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/ and search for job opening: 322895, Click on Job Title: Assistant Professor UMD Chemical Engineering Department. Applications will be reviewed beginning 4/9/18. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer


2018 ASHRAE High School Senior Scholarship

2018 ASHRAE High School Senior Scholarship is available for undergraduate students enrolled full-time in their first year of college in a pre-engineering, engineering, or engineering technology program.

The award amount of the scholarship is $3,000.

The scholarship application deadline is Student Deadline: May 3, 2018.

Applicants can get more information through the given link: ASHRAE High School Senior Scholarship


Funded Graduate Research Assistant (PhD or MS) available at Villanova

Dr. Elmer is looking for a GRA (Ph.D. or M.S. track) to perform research in the area of blood substitute development. Specifically, the project aims to develop a substitute for donated blood that is based on earthworm hemoglobin. The GRA would be responsible for purifying the earthworm hemoglobin, chemically modifying the protein, and observing transfusions of the material into mice at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia with our collaborator, Dr. Osheiza Abdulmalik.

Check out Dr. Elmer’s research, and more about Villanova College of Engineering at :
http://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/engineering/research/clusters/bio/drugDiscovery.html

Interested Students can apply at: http://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/engineering/grad/admission/apply.html

Please Contact Jacob.Elmer@villanova.edu with any questions.


Michigan Tech KCP Nominations Sought for Fall and Summer 2018

Applications are being sought for Summer and Fall 2018 King-Chavez-Parks Future Faculty Fellowships, a program funded by the State of Michigan. Applications are due no later than 4 p.m. April 9. KCP fellowships provide students up to $20,000 (MS students) or $35,000 (PhD students) to pursue their degrees. The Graduate School and nominating department must also contribute matching funds to help support the student.

The goal of the KCP Future Faculty Fellowship program is to increase traditionally underrepresented candidates pursuing teaching careers in postsecondary education.

To be eligible, an applicant must:

  • Be a US citizen
  • Be a Michigan resident (contact the Graduate School for questions)
  • Be accepted into his or her Michigan Tech graduate program of choice
  • Be planning and able to teach or secure an administrative position in postsecondary education
  • Not have received another KCP Fellowship award for the same degree level (master’s or doctorate)
  • Not be in default status on any guaranteed student loan and/or a KCP fellowship

A complete application will include:

  • A 1-2 page statement of purpose written by the student as it applies to the KCP fellowship goals
  • A current resume or curriculum vitae that includes positions held, fellowships received, current funding, and expected funding, if applicable
  • A letter of support from the graduate program (chair, dean, program director or advisor) detailing:
    • the merit of the candidate
    • how the student will contribute to the diversity of the program
    • willingness to provide financial support to supplement the KCP funds
    • the mentoring plan for the student
    • if the student has already earned a graduate degree, the letter must also address why a second graduate degree is necessary in order to obtain employment in post-secondary education

Please submit complete applications to the Graduate School, attention Debra Charlesworth (a single PDF via e-mail to gradschool@mtu.edu is preferred). The review panel will also consider the candidate’s application to Graduate School (for students entering in the next academic year) and current Michigan Tech transcript (if applicable).

Additional information on the KCP fellowship is available on our web page.

By Debra Charlesworth, Graduate School.



How does $20k sound? Submit today!

DEBUT Challenge:
The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) and VentureWell hold the Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) challenge which recognizes undergraduate excellence in biomedical innovation. DEBUT is open to undergraduate student teams working on innovative solutions to health and clinical problems.

Strong DEBUT submissions will demonstrate a mastery of analytical and design skills and capabilities, the ability to manage the product development process, work effectively in teams, and technical communication skills.

Submissions will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Significance of the problem being addressed
  • Impact of the proposed solution on potential users and clinical care
  • Innovative design
  • Working prototype

Additional prizes will be awarded to entries that also demonstrate:

  • Market potential and economic feasibility
  • Patentability

Read more about the guidelines and the 2017 DEBUT winners.

Encourage your students to apply today! Total prizes of $65K will be awarded. Applications are due May 31, 2018


Tenure Track Faculty Position at University of Minnesota Duluth

The Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Minnesota, Duluth (UMD) has a full-time, tenure track faculty position open at the rank of assistant professor beginning August 20, 2018. The successful candidate will be part of a sustainable mining initiative in the Swenson College of Science and Engineering. We seek an outstanding researcher and teacher who will advance sustainable and responsible mining and mineral diversification through the creative use of science and technology and the efficient and environmentally-friendly use of natural resources. This position is part of an interdisciplinary cluster across the Swenson college and UMD’s Natural Resources Research Institute (NRRI). The Institute collaborates with various partners including industry, government, universities, agencies, NGOs, native and local communities – to foster a sustainable, more diversified economy and a healthy environment. An important aspect of this position will be the interaction with the mining industries in Northeastern Minnesota to help address economic, processing, environmental, and production issues through research in extractive and environmental metallurgy, and applied material science. Job duties and responsibilities include academic and professional service, and teaching and research in the field of extractive or environmental metallurgy, mineral processing, materials science, and chemical engineering. Essential qualifications for the rank of assistant include a PhD in chemical engineering, metallurgical engineering, material science, or allied fields; expertise in extractive metallurgy, mineral processing, or applied material science or engineering; effective written English language and oral communication skills; and the potential for obtaining external research funding.

The University of Minnesota requires online applications for this position. For a complete job description and to apply for this position go to http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/ and search for job opening: 322895, Click on Job Title: Assistant Professor UMD Chemical Engineering Department. Applications will be reviewed beginning 4/9/18. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.


ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship

Application – ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship

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ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship Application

Exxon Mobil Corporation, one of the world’s largest publicly traded International oil & gas companies, has partnered with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) to create fellowships in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) for Hispanic college students. Through HHF’s Latinos On Fast Track (LOFT) program, ExxonMobil seeks to nurture motivated college students across the country, with a passion for Engineering and Science.

Selected students will be exposed to a top quality company by participating in this signature mentoring program. Each student will be paired up with one of ExxonMobil engineers/scientists to learn how their knowledge is applied in a corporate setting.

Fellowship Components
The Fellowship consists of five 1-hour meetings with a mentor (virtual or in person), participation in the Harvard-certified ExxonMobil mentee program (on-line), an exclusive curriculum to introduce Fellows to the organization and company career opportunities, and a $1,000 educational grant. In addition, there exists the possibility to interview for ExxonMobil positions (internships/full-time) upon successful completion of the Fellowship.

Fellowship Requirements
This opportunity is highly competitive and open to freshman, sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students attending a 4-year college or university.
– Fellowship applicants with the following majors will be given priority:
– Mechanical Engineering
– Chemical Engineering
– Civil Engineering
– Electrical Engineering

– Computer Engineering

– Geoscience

Applicants with these majors will be considered also: Chemistry, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Material Sciences, Mathematics, Materials Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Physics, Computer Science and Geology

Other Requirements:
– Must plan to pursue a career in the fields/majors listed above
– Have a GPA of 3.5 or higher
– Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States with a valid Social Security Number at the time of application. All legal permanent residents must submit a copy of their valid permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired).

For the 2018 ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship.

If you have questions please contact Julian@hispanicheritage.org. Please use “ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship” in the subject line.

The 2018 ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship Application will close April 20, 2018, @11:59 p.m.
This opportunity available through the LOFT program are for Hispanic students. Others interested should contact the company’s website directly. 

 


Transgender College Student Resource Guide

Where to Find the Help and Services You Need on Campus

Despite the many advancements made by progressive colleges and universities in the last decade, trans students continue to experience higher-than-usual rates of discrimination and inequitable experiences. In fact, more than 40 percent of trans students reported feeling isolated from campus life during the previous academic year. This guide will help students find answers and resources for common issues experienced on campus while also empowering them to stand up for themselves and know their rights.

https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/transgender-college-student-guide/