Postdoc to Faculty Workshop

Created by ACS Green Chemistry Institute® on Mar 30, 2015

Friday, August 14, 2015 at Boston, MA

Starts at 11:00 AM · Ends on Aug 15, 2015 at 12:00 PM, EST (America/New_York)

  • ACS Green Chemistry Institute®

A workshop for prospective chemistry faculty


If you are a postdoctoral fellow interested in a faculty position in the chemical sciences at a college or university, this workshop can help you prepare for a rewarding career. Housing and meals will be provided to the selected applicants.

When and Where

August 14 & 15 in Boston, MA (prior to the fall 2015 ACS National Meeting).



The Postdoc to Faculty (P2F) Workshop: compares and contrasts positions and expectations in undergraduate and graduate chemistry departments provides assistance with and feedback on teaching philosophies and research statements presents strategies for balancing scholarship, teaching, and service expectations with life outside academia creates a network of early-career faculty along with mentors, who can guide newly-minted faculty members introduces interactive teaching models and provides resources to facilitate their incorporation


Applications close April 20, 2015! Please review the entire application form and gather all of the necessary information prior to attempting to start the application.


Female applicants are encouraged to apply for the Dan Su Travel Award


The Dan Su Travel Award is a competitive award used to encourage women pursuing an academic career in chemistry. It will be awarded to the top four applications from women. The Dan Su Travel Award is established in memory of Dr. Dan Su, who served as Manager of both Analytical R&D and Quality Control Departments at Cambridge Major Laboratories, Inc. Dr. Su earned her bachelor's and master's degrees in polymer chemistry at Jilin University and Beijing Institute of Chemical Technology, respectively, before receiving her Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the University of Montreal. She conducted postdoctoral research with Dr. Fred Menger and Dr. David Jaeger before embarking on an industrial career.


Applicants are additionally encouraged to submit an abstract to be a part of the Academic Employment Intiative program. The poster session part of this program is held during SciMix at fall ACS National Meetings. This venue provides a unique opportunity for postdocs seeking academic positions to network with faculty recruiters.


Contact Us If you have any questions, write to

Boston, MA