Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Community Service Council - sub-chair position

We are pleased to invite you to apply for a sub-chair position on the Community Service Council! The application can be found at this link and is due Sunday, September 28 at 11:59 PM.

The CSC exists to foster a passion for and define a tradition for community service among all members of the GT community. The CSC is not a programming Council, but instead exists to provide resources to the 40+ student-based community service organizations that are active on campus. Questions? Email us at csc.gatech@gmail.com.

We look forward to reading your applications,
Karthik Nathan
Outreach Chair | Community Service Council

Friday, September 19, 2014

Job Posting: CDC-Atlanta

Dr. Tiffany Seyler at the CDC is looking for 4 job candidates(Either 1 BS, 2 MS and 1 Ph.D or 1 MS and 2 Ph.D) in the next 2-6 months. All positions are for their newly approved project, “Oxidative stress (OS) as biomarkers for tobacco exposure”.

Some information about the project and requirements :
The project will require developing and validating a method for measuring OS biomarkers in human urine and transferring the method onto their robotics work stations  (Hamilton STAR (1 system) and Caliper Staccato (1 or 2 systems)) in order to improve throughput.  Dr. Seyler is specifically looking for candidate with LC/MS experience and preferably robotics automatic workstation experience (such as Caliper or Hamilton).  The LC/MS-MS (3 systems) will be ABSciex 6500.
Samples will be 10,000 human urine specimens the first year. This is part of the FDA’s PATH study, contracted and run by NIDA.

BS candidate will be mostly routine sample preparation.
MS candidate will be operating either the robotic system or LC/MS. The MS candidate I’m hiring right now will be working on the Hamilton and Caliper.
Ph.D. candidates will help me lead the assay: sample data flow (sample tracking, analysis, reporting), data analysis (including QC and QA, SAS or JMP), improving method (sensitivity, LoD, throughput, etc.), trouble shooting the instrument, etc.

For those  candidates who are interested in the position, please send your questions and CVs, cover letters directly to Tiffany Seyler (tvh2@cdc.gov her other contact info is below). It may be a good idea to put in the subject line put “Oxidative stress (OS) as biomarkers for tobacco exposure Job opportunity” so that your email is not overlooked.

Tiffany H. Seyler, Ph.D., MPH.
Team Lead
Tobacco and Volatile Branch
Division of Laboratory Sciences
National Center for Environmental Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Mailstop F-47
4770 Buford Highway
Atlanta, GA 30341
(770) 488-4527
(404) 638-5314 (Fax)

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Job Posting: Success Prep- Tutors Needed

Success Prep is looking to hire experienced tutors on a contract basis. We are looking for knowledgeable and confident tutors with experience teaching a classroom & tutoring one-on-one in
Chemistry / Biology / Physics. The tutor must possess the ability to connect with a classroom of students or relate to a private tutoring student with the ability to break down complex facts in a fun and simple way to understand.

Position starts September 2014

Requirements to apply

1. Dependable transportation
2. Bachelors degree or higher
3. Experience tutoring in the subject area of interest.
4. Must be available to tutor in Atlanta for at least 1 year.

PAY rate :  $30/hr
Schedule : Weeknights & Weekends (very flexible)

TO APPLY please email : Contact@SuccessPrep.com with your resume and answers to the following questions.

1. In which subject area(s) do you have tutoring experience? (Chemistry / Biology / Physics)

2. In which subject area(s) from the above list are you most comfortable tutoring?

3. Do you have classroom teaching experience?

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Monday, September 15, 2014

Study Abroad Fair - October 2, 2014

The Sky's the Limit, so why stay in Atlanta? Plan to attend this year's Study Abroad Fair and discover all the opportunities waiting for you beyond GT's Atlanta campus. The Fair is happening Thursday, October 2nd from 10am to 2pm in the Student Center Ballroom. Let the balloons draw you in to a ballroom full of GT's Faculty-led and Exchange Study Abroad Programs. For more info check out   
Oh... and I hear there's free stuff too.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Hertz 5 year Fellowship -Graduate school Fall 2015

This is from the Hertz Foundation, with information about one of the most prestigious graduate fellowships available in Chemistry.  There is no limit to the number of applicants, although only our top undergraduates and first-year graduate students should apply since the selection criteria are quite severe.  Other relevant information:

- open only to US citizens or permanent residents
- open only to students entering grad school or in their first year
- requires 4 letters of recommendation, plus essays and other materials from the student
- for graduating senior or first-year gradate students
- October 31, 2014 deadline