Events at the Center

  • CIE Summer Selfie Contest – Kickoff: Friday, July 1.  Take a selfie in your favorite place at Stony Brook and share it with the CIE community on Instagram. Each week the photo with the most likes wins – so spread the word!!
  • Manuscript Writing Workshop – Thursday, July 14.  Learn about active learning, creating course objectives and test items, and finding ways to improve your teaching and assessment techniques for students of all ages.  
  • Trivia Night in the CIE- Monday, July 18 from 6:00 pm in the CIE.  Come along and test your knowledge!
  • Topic Based Lunch with Marianna Savoca – Wednesday, July 20 at 12:30 pm in the CIE. With a background in development/alumni relations, Marianna is an experienced speaker, has held leadership roles in several career development organizations, and has consulted for university career centers domestically and internationally.  Join us to learn of her experiences and gain insight on academic and professional development and opportunities.
  • CIE 4-day Writing Retreat – July 20-24. Join us for a 4-day retreat on the Stony Brook Southampton campus. This retreat will allow you to get away for focused writing and time to work on a dissertation, manuscript, proposal or fellowship application.
  • Research Café with Daphne Meza- Wednesday, July 27 at 1:00pm in the CIE.  Daphne Meza, PhD candidate in the Department of Biomedical Engineering will be presenting her research entitled 'Understanding the Mechanobiology behind Atherosclerosis Formation.'  Join us and show support!
  • Save the Date! - Welcome Back BBQ - Thursday, August 25th in the CIE.

 Conferences, Fellowships, Forums and Networking Opportunities

  • Graduate Women in Science and Engineering (GWISE) Organization - Organization is looking for highly motivated individuals who are interested in enhancing the scientific and professional development of the organization's members, to join their e-board. If you are interested or have any questions, please email
  • The Ins and Outs of Scientific Publishing with Elsevier - Learn from Elsevier editors and publishers what makes a manuscript stand out, what common mistakes to avoid, plus advice on proofreading, cover letters, the revision process, and dealing with rejection. This summer workshop is FREE for Academy Members. Thursday, July 14th from 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Register here.
  • Data Carpentry Workshop - August 18-19, 9am-5pm in Wang, Lecture Hall #2 - Data Carpentry workshops are for any researcher who has data they want to analyze, and no prior computational experience is required. This hands-on workshop teaches basic concepts, skills and tools for working more effectively with data. To learn more about the Data Carpentry workshop or to register, please visit the IACS event webpage.
  • SACNAS: Travel Scholarships & Research Presentations - Thinking of going to #SACNAS2016? You still have one more chance to apply for research presentations and travel scholarships to attend the largest, multicultural and multidisciplinary STEM diversity conference in the US. Present your research, build your network, access academic and research opportunities, and be inspired at 2016 SACNAS!
  • Your Guide to the Ins and Outs of Negotiating in Academia | Vitae - Learn how to negotiate in today’s competitive academic job market by downloading Vitae’s free booklet
  • Insight Data Science Fellows Program - Applications are now being accepted for this intensive seven-week post-doctoral training fellowship bridging the gap between academia and data science. Deadlines vary based upon location. For more details and to access the application link, visit:
  • SACNAS/National Research Mentoring Network - The overarching goal of the National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) is to change the face of the biomedical workforce by increasing the number of researchers from underrepresented backgrounds in the biomedical, behavioral, clinical, and social sciences workforce by directly addressing the benefits and challenges of diversity, inclusivity and culture within mentoring relationships and more broadly the research workforce. NRMN is funded by the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS). On the NRMN site you’ll find: Virtual mentoring opportunities based on your interests; Access to webinars; Research and professional development resources; News about diversity initiatives and programs; Access to best practices in mentoring. Get started on the NRM website:  or email questions to:
  • National Research Mentoring Network - Grantwriting Coaching Group - Hone your grantwriting skills and gain insights into the process of submitting an NIH research grant proposal by participating as a NRMN GUMSHOE (Grantwriting Uncovered: Maximizing Strategies, Help, Opportunities, Experiences) mentee! Junior faculty and postdoctoral fellows are encouraged to apply to participate. For more information, and to apply, please click here.

Career Opportunities (Including Postdoc)

  • Visiting Professor Position in Biochemistry/Chemistry at RIT - The School of Chemistry and Materials Science at the Rochester Institute of Technology invites applications for a temporary visiting lecturer position to begin in August 2016.  This is a one-year temporary position with the possibility of continuation in the following academic year. Post-doctoral experience (minimum 1 year) in Biochemistry, Chemistry or closely related field is preferred. Learn more about the position and apply here.
  • Postdoctoral Opening in STEM at Vanderbilt Center for Science Outreach - The CSO is a dynamic workplace where talented and energetic scientists and educators come together to deliver programs that inspire elementary, middle, and high school students to pursue scientific endeavors and, ultimately, careers in science. Qualified applicants should hold a Ph.D. in a STEM discipline and be passionate about teaching and mentoring K-12 students. Visit here for more information. Contact if interested.
  • Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in Cryospheric Sciences - For more information or to apply, click here.
  • Postdoctoral or Research Fellow/Staff Scientist Opening at NIAID - A position is open at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) for the study of the antibody response to HIV. Specific interests of the laboratory include understanding the mechanisms that underlie broad neutralization of HIV and paths to inducing broad and durable antibody responses in humans. For more information or to apply, click here
  • Stevens Institute of Technology - Stevens Institute of Technology invites applications for a biomedical engineering faculty position in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry and Biological Sciences.   We have an open tenure track/tenured position at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. The successful candidate will be responsible for initiating an externally funded research program and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and will receive a competitive start-up package in support of his or her research. Candidates should hold a PhD in biomedical engineering, or a closely related engineering discipline, and have significant post-doctoral or prior faculty experience that is complementary to our existing strengths:  Preference will be given to candidates with research interests or experience in biomechanics and kinematics, who might make use of our marker-less motion capture laboratory, or in cardiovascular or pulmonary engineering physiology.  Interested candidates should apply online here and submit as a single PDF file: a cover letter, a statement of teaching philosophy, a research plan, a curriculum vitae and the names of at least three references. The review of applications will begin immediately.
  • Syracuse University - has faculty vacancies in various departments. For a full list, visit:
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