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6th Annual Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on February 28, 2019 at 2:55 PM Comments comments (0)

CVS-ACS announces the sixth annual Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF). We will fund three students for a 10-week summer research experience with a $3,500 stipend after the student’s sophomore or junior year. The award winner and advisor will be required to attend and present their research at the 2020 CVS Undergraduate Research Symposium. Preference will be given to students who would be unable to participate in summer research projects without this fellowship. One award is...

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Westfield State Physical Chemist

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on December 3, 2018 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Westfield State University's Chemical and Physical Sciences Department invites applications for a full time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Chemistry for Fall semester 2019. Teaching assignments include upper-level physical chemistry, analytical chemistry, general chemistry and other introductory chemistry courses and associated laboratories. The standard teaching load is 12 hours per semester. Contributions to the university community, advising of students, and continuing schola...

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CCSU Adjunct Position

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on December 3, 2018 at 3:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) seeks qualified candidates to teach Organic Chemistry Labs during days and in the Spring 2019 Semester.

Required Qualifications:

Master’s or Doctorate in Chemistry (or in a closely related discipline)

Commitment to serving culturally, ethnically and linguistically diverse communities.

The salary per lab course is about $4,578 (3 credits @ $1,526/credit) for adjuncts with a Master's degree and $5,004 (3 credits @ $1,668/...

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Trinity College Adjunct Position

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on October 31, 2018 at 3:05 PM Comments comments (0)

The Trinity College Chemistry Department is seeking to hire and adjunct professor to teach one lecture section and one lab section of introductory chemistry for the Spring 2019 semester. Individuals who are interested in the position should send their CV and cover letter to Professor Timothy Curran, chair of the Trinity College Chemistry Department; inquiries and email submissions (to are welcome.

Fall 2018 Travel Grants

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on July 13, 2018 at 7:30 PM Comments comments (0)

CVS Travel Awards

Attention Students: Are you going to the upcoming ACS national meeting? The CT Valley Section is now offering two $250 travel grants! One graduate student awardee and one undergraduate awardee. Applications should be emailed to before midnight August 1, 2018 to be considered for a grant. 

About the grant:

Two grants (1 undergrad, 1 grad) of $250 each to be awarded twice a year

• must be an active participant t...

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NEACT Summer Conference 2018

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on June 6, 2018 at 6:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Summer Conference 2018 “Challenges in Teaching Chemistry”

@ Middlesex School, Concord, Massachusetts

August 17-18, 2018

Keynote Speaker: Sam Kean The New York Times best-selling author

Daily programs at the new Rachel Carson Center will include ...

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Chemists Celebrate Earth Week Winners

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on May 5, 2018 at 7:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Grade 6-8 Winner Sarah Cipriani,7th grade, Woodbury Middle School, Woodbury CT (Teacher: Mary Louise Barta)

Grade 9-12: Emma Daly, 10th grade, East Catholic High School, Manchester CT (Teacher: Amy Coan)

Chemists Celebrate Earth Week

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on April 3, 2018 at 4:45 PM Comments comments (0)

2018 CCEW Illustrated Poem Contest

Dive into Marine Chemistry

The Connecticut Valley Local Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is sponsoring an illustrated poem contest for students in Kindergarten through 12th grade.

Contest Deadline: May 1, 2018 (receipt by email or mail)

Prizes: Subscription to ACS magazine and periodic table poster

Contact: Dr. Sharon M. Palmer, Amherst Re...

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2nd Annual Symposium on Applied Synthesis

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on April 3, 2018 at 3:40 PM Comments comments (0)
Frontiers in Organic Synthesis: Solutions to Challenging Carbon-Carbon Bond Formation

Friday, September 21st, 2018
Connecticut College New London, CT

Poster presentations on any topic in organic chemistry are welcomed and encouraged
Registration and abstract submissions are now open...
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