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Division of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology (NUCL) in the American Chemical Society


Welcome to the new NUCL Home Page.  The menu and sub-menus to the left will guide you to information about the Division’s activities, such as the Nuclear and Radiochemistry Summer Schools, symposia at the ACS National Meetings, other meetings related the the division members’ research, or other resources to learn more about the division.  Please feel free to send suggestions and additions to any member of the website committee. You can view some of the most recently posted information below.


Recent Posts


Faculty Positions – JMU

James Madison University is currently conducting searches for a cohort of new faculty. The chemistry area for the faculty positions is “open” but they have specifically mentioned their nuclear facility on campus. https://www.jmu.edu/physics/nuclear-and-particle-physics-research.shtml For more information please see the posting …

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Senior Radiochemist – Open Position ORNL

Oak Ridge National Laboratory is seeking a Senior Radiochemist staff member who will focus on the development of radiochemistry programs as well as the performance of a full range of radiochemistry routines for detailed characterizations of nuclear materials for our …

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Faculty Position – Tennessee Technological University

The Department of Chemistry at Tennessee Technological University (TN Tech) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position (9 month contract) in Radiochemistry beginning August 2022. A Ph.D. in radiochemistry, or closely related area (inorganic or analytical chemistry, preferred) from an …

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Post-Doc Position – LLNL/NIF

There is an open position for a post-doc in the Nuclear and Chemical Sciences Division for a Radiochemist to work on projects at the National Ignition Facility. U.S. Citizenship/Q-Clearance Eligibility required. For more information or to apply, visit https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/LLNL/3743990000045864-nif-radiochemistry-postdoctoral-researcher


Nuclear Analyst – NY State

Career position for Research Scientist 3 is immediately available at New York State Department of Health in Albany, NY. Function DescriptionThe Laboratory of Inorganic and Nuclear Chemistry at the New York State Department of Health’s Wadsworth Center performs radiological surveillance …

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Director, Chemical Sciences Division ORNL

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) seeks an outstanding research leader for the position of Director of the Chemical Sciences Division (CSD). Please view the job announcement at https://jobs.ornl.gov/job/Oak-Ridge-Director%2C-Chemical-Sciences-Division-TN-37830/741509800/?locale=en_US Basic Qualifications: A PhD degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science or related field A …

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April 2021 Newsletter

The April 2021 Newsletter is now available. Highlights include: FROM THE CHAIRUPCOMING PROGRAMMINGCOUCILOR’S REPORTNUCL DIVISION MEMBER HIGHLIGHTNUCLEAR CHEMISTRY SUMMER SCHOOLAWARDS NOMINATIONS COMMITTEEGWU NUCLEAR SECURITY POLICY BOOT CAMPCINCH SURVEYJOB ADVERTISEMENTS


DOE/ACS – Nuclear and Radiochemistry Summer Schools

The Department of Energy has funded these long running summer schools. Currently stipends are $4,000 for these 6-week summer schools, and students can also earn college credits.  The deadline for completed applications is February 1, 2021.  A completed application consists …

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Join NUCL

The ACS has developed video clips to encourage members to join technical divisions. The video clip for the NUCL division features Graham Peaslee, NUCL Councilor and Professor of Experimental Nuclear Physics, University of Notre Dame. https://youtu.be/ZNJgsQj6T74


50th Anniversary Newsletter

The NUCL-50th-Anniversary-Newsletter celebrating the 50th anniversary of the division achieving full status with the ACS is now available. Highlights include: > ACS NUCL Division 50th Anniversary: Introduction > From the Cold War though Nuclear Deterrence: Four Decades at the Savannah …

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