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Fisk University (www.fisk.edu) seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Chemistry to begin as early as May 2015.

 


College grads majoring in chemistry get pleasant pay surprise
CBS News
New college graduates who major in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), are earning higher salaries than they anticipated when they were undergraduates. Chemistry majors were the ones most likely to lowball their beginning salaries, according to a new survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). Students graduating with bachelor's degrees in chemistry in 2014 anticipated making a beginning salary of roughly $38,500, but they ended up making 50.5 percent more ($57,900).
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STEM diversity problem due to university diversity problem
Science 2.0
The U.S. won't change the predominately white-male face of its science and technology workforce until higher education addresses the attitudes, behaviors and structural practices that undermine minority students' access and success at college, a new study suggests.
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How to write a cover letter: 31 tips you need to know
The Daily Muse
Ah, the dreaded cover letter. Every time you sit down to write one, you probably browse cover letter examples online, get overwhelmed and think something to the effect of: Does anyone really read these? Wouldn't it be so much easier if I could just let my resume speak for itself?
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Department of Defense joins forces to invest in STEM Education
Armed with Science
From cell phones to household computers, STEM keeps the world connected. The Department of Defense is making an investment to ensure military children have access to science, technology, engineering and mathematics education with the expansion of the National Math and Science Initiative College Readiness Program.
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This is the absolute biggest mistake you can make on your resume
TIME
If you're looking for a job and not paying attention to what font you use on your resume, you're making a big mistake. It's true that most of us don't go around thinking about fonts, which is the way it should be when it comes to showcasing your professional accomplishments. If a font gets noticed, it's almost always in a bad way. Here are experts' tips for avoiding this.
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TSU, Vanderbilt win nearly $1 million to increase minority STEM Ph.D.s
Vanderbilt University
Increasing the number of minority students who earn a doctoral degree in science, technology, engineering and math is the aim of a new "bridge to doctorate" program being launched by a coalition of Tennessee universities and led by Tennessee State University and Vanderbilt University.
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5 ways to make your 1st resume stand out
Business News Daily
In today's crowded job market, you need a resume that will help you stand out from the crowd. This is especially true for new graduates who are entering the workforce for the first time. For employers to give you a second look, your resume needs to summarize your skills, be targeted for the specific job you want and be error-free, said Wes Lybrand, assistant director at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Career and Professional Development Services.
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