Richard Longworth, senior fellow of The Chicago Council on Global Affairs and an expert on globalization's impact on the Midwest, spoke with WMUK in Kalamazoo leading up to his participation on the September 11 "Albion Tomorrow" panel discussion.
Join Albion College at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. for a program planned for high school students and their families.
You will get an insider's perspective about what it takes to succeed as a pre-med student in college and get into the medical school of your choice. Plus, metro Detroit area physicians representing a range of specialties will offer tips on how to become a top candidate for medical school admission, and will answer your questions.
Beaumont Hospital Administration Building Auditorium 3711 W. Thirteen Mile Road Royal Oak, MI 48073
The Beaumont Administration Building is located on Administration Drive within Beaumont Hospital's Royal Oak campus at 3711 W. Thirteen Mile Road. The Albion College program will be in the building's Auditorium (not in the lower-level classroom, as previously advertised). Parking is available in the South Parking Deck, opposite the Administration Building.
Guests will enter the Administration Building through a side door visible from the parking deck (look for the Albion College sign) and will proceed to the Auditorium waiting area. Albion College staff will be available to greet you as well.
Advance registration requested by Nov. 18, 2013. To register, call the Albion College Admission Office, 800/858-6770.
Special Pre-Med Event in Grand Rapids
Thinking ahead to a career in medicine?
Join Albion College on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. for a program planned for Grand Rapids area high school students and their families.
You will get an insider's perspective about what it takes to succeed as a pre-med student in college and get into the medical school of your choice. Plus, Grand Rapids area physicians representing a range of specialties will offer tips on how to become a top candidate for medical school admission, and will answer your questions.
Kent Country Club 1600 College Ave., NE Grand Rapids, MI 49505
A Ph.D. in Biochemistry or Chemistry is required and post-doctoral experience is preferred. The successful candidate should have a strong background in biochemistry or the chemistry of biological systems. The preferred candidate will also be able to contribute to either our inorganic or analytical chemistry curricula.
Teaching responsibilities include courses within our biochemistry and general chemistry programs and the opportunity to develop courses in one’s specialty. In addition, Albion offers opportunities for faculty members to be involved in the First Year Seminar program or curricular involvement in the Honors Program and the Center for Sustainability and the Environment. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to our undergraduate research program, including membership on thesis committees and the active direction of undergraduates in collaborative research projects. Support for developing an active research agenda is provided through start-up funds, departmental support, regular access to the College’s Faculty Development funds, participation in Albion’s Foundation for Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creativity (FURSCA), and through pursuit of external grants.
The Chemistry Department at Albion College is certified by the American Chemical Society and provides a stimulating teaching environment. The eight faculty members have a long tradition of commitment to quality teaching of undergraduates. There are two majors: a chemistry major and a biochemistry major. The curriculum, although traditional in many respects, has some novel features including a systematic introduction to inorganic chemistry in the second semester of the first year and a second-year organic course emphasizing mechanism. Extensive use of discovery and research-based experiments is made throughout the laboratory curriculum. Departmental instrumentation includes a 400 MHz FT-NMR, GC-MS (2), GC, HPLC-MS (electrospray), HPLC, Biochromatograhy System, IC, FT-IR, digital polarimeter, scanning UV-Vis, diode array UV-VIS (3), UV/Vis-Fluorescence microplate reader, fluorescence spectrometer, and electroanalytical instruments. (See http://www.albion.edu/chemistry/campus-facilities for more information on our facilities including our recently completed Science Complex.)
Albion College is a private liberal arts college of approximately 1300 students. It is situated in a culturally diverse community in south-central Michigan within an hour's drive of the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, and Western Michigan University. Albion is dedicated to the highest quality in undergraduate education and committed to diversity as a core institutional value. The College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and non-discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age or disability, as protected by law, in all educational programs and activities, admission of students and conditions of employment. We are especially interested in candidates who will contribute to a campus climate that supports equality and diversity.
To apply, e-mail a curriculum vitae, photocopies of both graduate and undergraduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests and how they would be integrated into an undergraduate setting, and three letters of reference to
. Review of applications will begin October 3, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information about the College or the Chemistry Department see www.albion.edu/chemistry.
Dr. Craig R. Bieler, Co-Chair
Department of Chemistry
Albion, MI 49224
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