DIC Professional Awards

ExxonMobil Solid State Chemistry Faculty Fellowship


Recent Awardees

The Exxon Mobil Foundation is sponsoring the ExxonMobil Solid State Chemistry Faculty Fellowship, which includes an award in the form of an unrestricted grant of $6,000. Selection of the 2015 recipient is administered by the Solid State Subdivision of the ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry. The fellowship will be formally presented at the National ACS Meeting in San Diego, March 13-17, 2016.

The Solid State Chemistry Faculty Fellowship recognizes young scientists who have made substantial contributions to the discipline of solid-state chemistry and have the potential to emerge as leaders in the field. The Fellowship also recognizes solid-state chemistry as a critical science and engineering discipline that is vital component of the research enterprise in the United States. The recipient of the fellowship must hold a tenure-track faculty position at a U.S. institution, must not yet have received tenure and, preferably, is not currently in the final stage of tenure review. Selection will be based on past and current independent contributions and on the potential for future contributions to our knowledge of synthesis, properties, reactivity, structure, and bonding in solids. Nominations must contain the following: a one-page summary of current research interests; a publication list; copies of not more than three recent publications; a brief vitae; and three supporting letters (including that of the nominator). The deadline for nominations is August 15, 2015. Applicants will be notified of the decision by September 15, 2015. Nominees and nominators must be members of the Inorganic Division of ACS. All applications will remain active for a two year period.




Nanoscience Award

Call For Nominations Deadline January 15, annually

Recent Awardees

The Nanoscience Subdivision of the ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry (DIC) is pleased to solicit nominations for the Inorganic Nanoscience Award, sponsored by the University of South Carolina NanoCenter. The award consists of $3000 made out to the winner and a plaque to be presented to the recipient at the Fall ACS meeting of the award year. The recipient should be based at either an academic institution or a national laboratory in North America. The intent of the award is to recognize sustained excellence, dedication, and perseverance in research and service in the area of inorganic nanoscience. Recipients are expected to be at the mid-career stage, i.e., no more than 10 years post tenure (or equivalent appointment) and/or between the ages of 36-45 in awarding year. Preference will be given to nominees who have not won an ACS award during the past five years.

Self-nomination is allowed. Each nomination should include (1) a 5-page curriculum vitae; (2) a list of the nominees’ 10 most significant publications; and (3) and a one-page statement that highlights the key research discoveries that merit a national award in the area of inorganic nanoscience. Each nominee should also arrange for three letters of support to be sent separately. The deadline for nominations is January 15th, annually. The award will be announced on, or about, March 1st of the award year.

Nomination packages, in the order noted above, should be combined into a single pdf file with the title consisting of the last name of the candidate (ie: “LASTNAME.pdf”) and emailed as an attachment to nanoawards@acsdic.org. Please, also enter the last name of the candidate on the subject line of the email. Please note that nanoawards@acsdic.org is not consistently monitored. Accordingly, questions concerning the application process should be directed to the Nanoscience Subdivision Chair for the award year: http://acsdic.org/officers/ (scroll to bottom of page for a link to full contact information).

ACS Fellows Program

The Division of Inorganic Chemistry (DIC) plays an active role in the ACS Fellow program and is allowed to submit 8 nominations per year. If you are interested in nominating a Division member, you should contact the Chair of the DIC with the names of worthy candidates, as well as the name of someone who would be responsible for the nomination. Names will be considered based on their service to the Division, as well as research, teaching, and outreach. Names of potential nominees should be sent to the Chair prior to August 15 such that they can be discussed at the fall Executive Meeting.

Inorganic Chemistry Lectureship Award

Call For Nominations Deadline December 1st, annually

Recent Awardees

Call For Nominations Deadline December 1st, annually

Inorganic Chemistry and the ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry are seeking nominations for the inaugural Inorganic Chemistry Lectureship, which will recognize an individual who has demonstrated creativity and impact in forefront research in inorganic chemistry, broadly defined. Nominee must be 46 years of age or younger as of the end of the application year.

For full details please see the IC Lectureship web page.