Call for Nominations
2014 Pittsburgh Analytical Chemistry Award
The Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh is accepting nominations for the 36th Annual Pittsburgh Analytical Chemistry Award, which will be presented at the 2014 Pittsburgh Conference. The award is established in recognition of an individual’s significant contributions to the field of analytical chemistry including:
- Introduction of a significant technique, theory or instrument
- Providing exceptional training or a fertile environment for progress in analytical chemistry
The winner will receive a cash award and travel costs to Pittcon 2014 in Chicago, Illinois, as well as a speaker in the Pittsburgh Analytical Chemistry Award Symposium in his/her honor.
To nominate a candidate for the 2014 Pittsburgh Analytical Chemistry Award, please email a nominating letter and the candidate’s CV to email@example.com with “2014 Pittsburgh Analytical Chemistry Award Nomination” in the subject line, and the following information:
- A full list of publications
- A list of all graduate and postdoctoral students advised
- Courses taught for the last 10 years
Supporting letters of nomination will also be accepted but should be limited to one page. Nominations must include at least two seconding letters.
Nomination Deadline is April 26, 2013
2014 Pittsburgh Conference Achievement Award
The Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh (SACP) solicits nominations for the 2014 Pittsburgh Conference Achievement Award. The Award is presented annually at Pittcon to recognize individuals for outstanding achievements in the fields of analytical chemistry and/or applied spectroscopy within 10 years after completion of their Ph. D. work.
The Award Recipient will be invited to the Pittsburgh Conference and will be included as a speaker in the Pittsburgh Conference Achievement Award Symposium. The Award Recipient will be invited to the SACP/SSP Awards Reception and Dinner during the Conference and his/her photo and bio-sketch will be included in the Conference Program. The Award Recipient will be presented with a scroll and a cash award in an amount to be determined by the SACP chair.
To be eligible for the 2014 award, nominees must have completed their Ph. D. no earlier than March 1, 2003. A letter of nomination, curriculum vitae and at least one seconding letter should be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org with “2014 Pittsburgh Conference Achievement Award Nomination” in the subject line.
Nomination Deadline is April 10, 2013
2014 Pittsburgh Spectroscopy Award
The Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh (SSP), a co-founder of the Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy, is the sponsor of the annual Pittsburgh Spectroscopy Award. This award is for recognition of outstanding contributions in the field of spectroscopy, and is presented at the annual Pittsburgh Conference. We wish to highlight the contributions of international leaders in the field of spectroscopy that have developed novel spectroscopies and/or demonstrated important novel applications. The award has associated with it an honorarium, an award scroll and travel expenses to attend Pittcon to receive the award.
Nominations should include a detailed letter of recommendation listing the candidate’s accomplishments, the candidate’s curriculum vitae and at least one letter seconding the nomination. An additional letter from a third person that adds important additional information would also be acceptable.
Pittsburgh Spectroscopy Award Chairman
c/o Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh
300 Penn Center Blvd., Suite 332
Pittsburgh, PA 15235-5503
Phone: (412) 825-3220 ext.212
Nomination Deadline is May 1, 2013
2014 Ralph N. Adams Award in Bioanalytical Chemistry
The Ralph N. Adams Award in Bioanalytical Chemistry will be presented at Pittcon 2014, and includes a cash award and travel expenses. The award recognizes significant contributions to the field of bioanalytical chemistry, broadly defined. The recipient will have introduced a significant technique, theory, instrument or application important to the life sciences, and provided an exceptional environment to educate bioanalytical chemists. Ralph N. Adams (1924 – 2002) exemplified these characteristics as a distinguished professor of chemistry at the University of Kansas.
Previous nominations will be considered for a total period of three years. Nominations should include a nomination letter, four to five supporting letters and an abbreviated biosketch of the candidate.
Ralph N. Adams Award Committee
The Pittsburgh Conference
300 Penn Center Boulevard, Suite 332
Pittsburgh, PA 15235-5503
Nomination Deadline is April 30, 2013