News items about the department as a whole, e.g., lectureships, new staff, etc.
The Graduate Program Committee has announced the winners of the 2023 Graduate Student Awards. The Lichtin Award, for research excellence in Chemistry goes to Leslie Velasco from the Reinhard Group, who excelled at pushing the boundaries of research, including developing a microscope providing new and improved spectral resolution for the visualization of nanoplasmonic assemblies. The […]
Boston University chemist and biomedical engineer Mark Grinstaff has won the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Centenary Prize in “recognition of brilliance in research and innovation.” A world-renowned researcher and inventor, Grinstaff is the University’s inaugural Distinguished Professor of Translational Research. Read more in BU’s The Brink article here.
Boston University’s Giving Day on April 11 is a one-day online fundraising drive for Terriers from around the world—alumni, parents, students, faculty and staff, and friends—to give back and to celebrate what they care about at BU. Donors are able to start giving now, but on the official Giving Day, donors’ gifts will go even […]
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Open Tenure Track Assistant Professor Positions – (Synthetic Organic Chemistry) – Apply by October 1
The Department of Chemistry at Boston University invites applications from outstanding candidates for an Assistant Professor tenure track position in the field of Synthetic Organic Chemistry beginning July 1, 2023. Candidates with research focus broadly defined in the areas of chemical synthesis, with applications in catalysis and new reaction methodology development are particularly encouraged to apply. Strong […]
The Department of Chemistry at Boston University invites applications from outstanding candidates for an Assistant Professor tenure track position in an open area of Chemistry, beginning July 1, 2023. Strong candidates will have at least one year of postdoctoral research experience. The successful applicant will benefit from the department’s supportive and collegial environment, which includes close affiliations […]
The Department of Chemistry at Boston University invites applications for a full-time teaching and research Postdoctoral Associate Lecturer (PAL) opening starting January 1, 2023. This innovative program, formerly the Postdoctoral Faculty Fellow (PFF) program, is designed for recent Ph.D. recipients planning to pursue teaching-focused academic careers. Candidates must be capable of supporting the teaching of first-year undergraduate General […]
Professor Scott Schaus has established the Irene Sophia Prado Endowed Scholarship Fund. The scholarship will provide need-based support to undergraduates pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM), with preference given to women of Mexican American or Latina backgrounds. See the inspiring story between the formation of the Scholarship Fund here: https://www.bu.edu/cas/scott-schaus-alum-and-chemistry-professor-honors-his-mother/
Congratulations to Didem Vardar-Ulu, the recipient of the 2022 Neu Family Award for Excellence in Teaching in the College of Arts & Sciences. The award recognizes Didem’s commitment, skill, effectiveness, impact, and leadership in teaching.
Here is a list of our latest Graduate Student Award Winners: The Feldman Awards: Nicole Berry, Lizzy Karnaukh The Sugata Ray Award: Xingda An The Lichtin Award: Samantha Muellers Director’s Award for Excellence: Albert Lamonda