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Opportunities for Graduate Students and Undergraduate Students available

11/02/2016

The Department of Homeland Security, and others have available opportunities for undergraduates available for the Summer. Additionally FIU Nuclear Fellowship Program has various opportunities for graduate students both incoming to FIU and current FIU students. Do not miss these opportunities!

Novel DNA molecules designed and synthesized to study DNA topology and topoisomerases.

10/31/2016

Professor Fenfei Leng led a group which has recently synthesized a type of novel fluorescently labeled circular DNA molecules to study DNA topology and topoisomerases by fluorescence resonance energy transfer (FRET). The research article was published at Scientific Reports on October 31, 2016. The first author, Maxwell Gu, is a high school senior at American Heritage High School

Chemistry and Biochemistry Faculty well represented in CASE awards 2015-2016

10/31/2016

Recognized for Outstanding Contribution in Teaching was Sandra Stoyanovic; for Outstanding Contribution in Research were: Rudolf Jaffe, Yuan Liu, Alexander Mebel, and Yi Xiao; for Outstanding Contribution in Service were Milagros Delgado, Konstantinos Kavallieratos, and Kathleen Rein

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Two Permanent Faculty Positions Open.......

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Florida International University invites applications to fill two full-time, permanent instructor positions starting in August 2017.

Instructor Forensic /Analytical Chemistry. This position requires a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry or Forensic Chemistry and experience teaching undergraduate students. Applicants are expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching. Duties will include lectures in Forensic Chemistry and Forensic Science at the undergraduate and graduate level. The development of online/hybrid course offerings is expected, in addition to teaching courses in a traditional face to face format. Click here for more information and to apply.

Instructor: General Chemistry. The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Florida International University invites applications to fill a full-time, permanent instructor position in General Chemistry starting in August 2017. The position requires a Ph.D. degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate field of specialization. Experience teaching undergraduates is preferred. Applicants are expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching. Duties will include teaching General Chemistry, as well as other lower division chemistry courses, coordination of laboratory courses, and supervision of teaching assistants. The development of curriculum for general chemistry is expected, in addition to teaching courses in an active learning format. Familiarity with online learning management systems is desirable. Click here form more information and to apply.

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