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Apply Now - The Zaida C. Morales-Martinez and Howard E. Moore Chemistry Award


It's that time for chemistry students to submit their applications for the Zaida C. Morales-Martinez and Howard E. Moore Chemistry Award. The deadline for submission is March 6, 2017. Please click above for more details.

Graduate Visitation Day is Upcoming


Please join us for our annual Visitation Day to learn more about our Chemistry Graduate Program. During the visit you will have the opportunity to tour the department; meet our research faculty; attend a departmental social event with faculty and graduate students and attend poster sessions with graduate students presenting their research projects

Dr. Francisco Fernandez-Lima receives a NSF CAREER Award


We have just been notified that our own professor Francisco Fernandez-Lima has been awarded a NSF Career Award. The project is entitled: "CAREER: Development of Gas-phase, Post-ionization Structural Tools for the Study of DNA-protein Complexes," This is indeed an achievement. Congratulations to Professor Fernandez-Lima

Upcoming Events

FIU holds STEMcon Student Conference

02/22/2017 12:30 PM

Join the Florida International University College of Arts, Sciences & Education and the College of Engineering & Computing for the first-annual undergraduate STEM Student Success Conference, STEMCon.

Graduate Seminar on Friday, February 24th at 11am

02/24/2017 11:00 AM

Dr. Kaelin Cawley of University of Colorado, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "The National Ecological Observatory Network: Linking remote sensing data to environmental chemistry"

Graduate Visitation Day - Friday, March 3

03/03/2017 08:00 AM

Please join us for our annual Visitation Day and learn about our Chemistry Graduate Program. It will include a tour of the Chemistry Department Campus and research facilities; meet our research faculty; Participate in poster sessions with graduate students presenting their research projects.

Three Permanent Faculty Positions Open.......

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

Instructor: General Chemistry. 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.

Assistant Professor - Organic Chemistry with Nuclear/Radiochemistry Focus. Tenure Track, Assistant Professor position in Organic Chemistry to begin in August 2017. A Ph.D. in Chemistry or a related field and research plans in organic or organic materials chemistry with potential applications in nuclear chemistry or radiochemistry is expected. Click here for more information and to apply

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. Click here for more information and to apply.

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Modesto Maidique Campus, CP304 - 11200 SW 8th St.
Miami, Florida 33199

Tel: (305) 348-2606\

Fax: (305) 348-3772\


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