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Teaching Chemistry During COVID-19 Through the Eyes of a First-Time Faculty Member

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Teaching Chemistry During COVID-19 Through the Eyes of a First-Time Faculty Member

The pandemic changed the way this first-time faculty member saw teaching, her students, and her own career. Read on to learn more about her unexpected conclusions.

Interviewing for a Two-Year College Faculty Position

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Interviewing for a Two-Year College Faculty Position

How do you prepare to make a positive impression? What will the hiring committee ask you? What should you ask your potential future colleagues? Learn what you should know about interviewing for a faculty position.

Tapping into Hidden Assets for Your CV

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Tapping into Hidden Assets for Your CV

The professional skills you’ve gained from extracurricular activities belong in your CV. Joerg Schlatterer shares aspects of his own life he wishes he had adapted to his comprehensive résumé.

Improving the Academic Safety Culture: The Place of Lab Safety Teams

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Improving the Academic Safety Culture: The Place of Lab Safety Teams

If you feel unprepared for the lab safety aspects of your work, or if you think that the lab safety culture in your lab or department could be improved, a Lab Safety Team can empower you and your peers to make meaningful improvements that benefit everyone.

Ask Congress to include COMPETES language to combat sexual harassment in STEM

The House and Senate recently announced the Representatives and Senators who will go to conference over the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act (USICA)/the America COMPETES Act (COMPETES). The conference committee is the final opportunity for constituents and organizations to advocate for priorities to remain included. ACS has consistently advocated for several priorities, including priorities to combat sexual harassment in STEM. We ask you to request that your Senators and Representative support the inclusion of the House's language focused on combating sexual harassment in the final bill.

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Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Scholars Recognition Program

ACS invites graduate programs in the chemical sciences and departments with postdoctoral appointments to select graduate students and postdoctoral scholars who have demonstrated exemplary achievements in any of the these categories: Leadership in Mentoring, Leadership in the Promotion of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Respect; and Leadership in the Promotion of Research Safety.

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