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The Theoretically Interesting Molecules Consortium

Primary Institution: Northern Kentucky University, Colby College, Macaleser College, Grand Valley State University, University of San Diego, Trinity University
States: CA, KY, ME, MI, MN, TX, CA, KY, ME, MI, MN, TX
Job Duration: 10 weeks Summer 2013
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Chemistry
Description: This program will give student participants 10 weeks of hands-on chemistry research. Each student will perform his or her own experiments on a cutting-edge project related to theoretically interesting molecules (TIM). Participants will receive training in all experimental techniques and use instrumentation that would be necessary to conduct graduate-level studies. See our faculty and projects for more details.  In addition students receive training in chemical safety and hygiene. Students will also keep a research notebook, give an oral presentation of their work, and attend the National Organic Symposium at the University of Washington.  At the NOS,  a second meeting at the University of San Diego,  and through the program students will have the opportunity to network with not only faculty at the school where they are conducting research, but with the other faculty in the consortium and with the consortium mentor.  This year our mentor is Dr. Jeffrey Moore, Murchison-Mallory Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois.
Stipend: $4100
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Travel to two meetings
Application Deadline: 03/15/2013
Job Website: http://www.nku.edu/~nsftim/index.html
Additional Information: While all eligible students are welcome to apply, our program is targeted to students that might not otherwise have an opportunity to perform undergraduate research at their home institution. Minority and community college students are strongly encouraged to apply.

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: KC Russell
NKU Department of Chemistry
Highland Heights, KY 41099
Email: nsftim@nku.edu