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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 […]

Open Tenure Track Assistant Professor Positions – (Open Area of 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 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 […]

Open Postdoctoral Associate/Lecturer Position – Applications Due September 9

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 […]

BU Chemistry NSF-REU Program Awarded Three-Year Renewal of Funding

BU Chemistry is pleased to announce a three-year renewal of funding for our NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program.  This summer program, hosted by the Chemistry Department, provides students from primarily undergraduate institutions with opportunities to work in advanced research laboratories. Of the 33 students who participated in the program over the past three years, […]

Department of Chemistry 2017-2018 AY Outstanding Student Awards

We were pleased to announce the Department of Chemistry student award winners for the 2017-2018 academic year at the Orientation BBQ. For those who may have missed it, here are the award winners.   Sugata Ray Memorial Award for International Students: Nathchar Naowarojna (Liu Lab) This award was established by the Ray family in memory […]

2018 GROW (Greater Boston Research Opportunities for young Women) Poster Session

As they finished out the sixth and final week of the 2018 GROW (Greater Boston Research Opportunities for Young Women) program, the 12 summer interns present their capstone to the six weeks of research conducted during a Poster Session held on Friday, August 10th in the Science Metcalf Building Lounge located on the first floor from 2:00 – 4:00 […]

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Dr. Morton Z. Hoffman is the 2018 recipient of The Zaida C. Morales Martinez Prize for Outstanding Mentoring of ACS Scholars

Dr. Morton Z. Hoffman, Professor Emeritus in the Chemistry Department of Boston University, is this years recipient of The Zaida C. Morales Martinez Prize for Outstanding Mentoring of ACS Scholars. This prize was initiated by Dr. Robert L. Lichter and his wife Diane Scott Lichter with a grant from the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation. […]

BU Chemistry’s symposium at the 2018 Biennial Conference on Chemical Education

Professor Rosina Georgiadis and Master Lecturer Binyomin Abrams co-chaired a full day symposium entitled “Teaching Transferable Skills in the Chemistry Laboratory Curriculum: Real Research, Real Training” on August 1, 2018 at the 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education (BCCE2018), hosted by the University of Notre Dame. The morning session showcased the work of two former […]

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Professor Rosina M. Georgiadis’ use of “virtual machines” featured in Chemical & Engineering News

New approaches to undergraduate lab classes Virtual machines, digital badges, and trips to the museum enrich the undergraduate lab experience. When it comes to developing fresh educational approaches, college and university professors focus on the classroom and often neglect the laboratory. But, at the ACS national meeting, held earlier this month in San Francisco, attendees […]