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2026 Cherry Award for Great Teaching

The Cherry Award program is designed to honor great teachers, to stimulate discussion in the academy about the value of teaching, and to encourage departments and institutions to value their own great teachers. The recipient of the Cherry Award will receive a prize of $250,000 and will teach in residence at Baylor University during an upcoming semester.

Nominations for the 2026 Cherry Award Open May 1, 2024.

Postdoc position available at Michigan State University, Department of Chemistry, Becker Group

Applications are invited for a post-doctoral researcher in the Becker Group at the Department of Chemistry, Michigan State University.

The initial appointment is for one year, with the possibility of extension for a second year based on performance and the availability of funding. The beginning salary will be $56,484.00.

Duties and responsibilities:

VERSA @UC San Diego application is open!

We are entering the second year of our new REU program on STEM education research at UC San Diego led by Melinda Owens and myself (VERSA). Please share the following announcement with students who might be interested. Thank you!

Subject: VERSA @ UC San Diego application is open!

Graduate Research Opportunities in Chemistry Education with Prof. Jason Pearson

The University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI), under the guidance of Prof. Jason Pearson, invites applications for two positions in the graduate research program focusing on chemistry education. These roles are designed to integrate advanced educational technology into chemistry teaching and learning, with a special emphasis on artificial intelligence applications. This initiative is in collaboration with Stemble Learning, a startup dedicated to innovating digital assessments and laboratory simulations in chemistry.

Postdoctoral Fellow position in Science Education at Western Michigan University

The Mallinson Institute for Science Education (MISE) at Western Michigan University (WMU) seeks a postdoctoral fellow to join our department as part of an institutional initiative to support a cohort of 3-4 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Post-Graduate Fellows. Cohort members will be engaged in professional development activities and individual mentorship aligned with their future career goals.