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Events at the Center

  •  SACNAS Chapter Meeting - November 6, 2014 at 6:00 pm. Join us for an information session on the SBU chapter of the Society for Advancement of Hispanics / Chicanos & Native Americans in Science. Dinner will be provided. If you are interested in attending, please fill out this online form: http://goo.gl/qsJe2j.

  •  Research Café with Jennifer Martinez - November 19, 2014 at 12:30 pm. Join us for lunch with a current PhD candidate in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology. Ms. Martinez will investigate the interaction between gap junction proteins and cell signaling in the ocular lens. Event flyer and RSVP link to follow.

  •  Graduate Preview Day - November 21, 2014 at 10:00 am - 6:00 pm at the Hilton Garden Inn. CIE scholars teaching or serving as a TA this semester, please let your undergraduate students interesting in learning more about doctoral study know about this opportunity to meet with our current graduate students and postdocs. A great chance to learn about what “The Other Kind of Doctor” really means. To register visit: http://ow.ly/Ckot1.

  •  Keeping It Real: Family and Cultural Pressure - November 24, 2014 at 1:00 pm in the Graduate School Conference Room. Just in time for the holidays, join us for a conversation about conversations: talking with your family about graduate school and research. Event flyer and RSVP link to follow.

  •  Topic Based Lunch with President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD - December 2, 2014 at 12:00 pm. Join fellow CIE students for this unique opportunity to discuss “Thoughts on Effective Leadership" with President Stanley. An exclusive invitation and more details about the event are forthcoming. This event will be closed to just the CIE scholars.

  •  Save the Date: December Graduation Celebration- Please mark your calendars for December 17 when we will celebrate this semester’s CIE graduates and the end to the 2014 calendar year. Celebration will take place at the Hilton Garden Inn at 5:00 pm. Invitation to follow in early December.

Conferences, Forums and Networking Opportunities

  • ACMRS Conference is now accepting papers for its annual Interdisciplinary Conference in Medieval and Renaissance Studies. The conference is scheduled on February 5-7, 2015 in Scottsdale, Arizona. The deadline for paper submission is Friday, December 5, 2014. For more information and the submission link, please visit https://acmrs.org/conferences/annual-acmrs-conference.

  • The Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science is offering a series of 1-credit graduate-level modules on their innovative communication techniques for connecting with an audience. Looking to enhance your ability to talk about your research to anyone? There are two spots available in each course for postdocs to participate in "free" as an auditor. For a list of courses and descriptions, please visit http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/postdoc/docs/Alda%20Center%20courses%20Fall%2014.pdf.

  • Join the National Postdoctoral Association: http://ow.ly/sjPc7. The NPA is pleased to offer the Affiliate Membership to students, postdocs, faculty and employees at NPA Sustaining Member institutions. The Affiliate Membership allows individuals at selected Sustaining Member institutions to enjoy some of the same benefits as NPA Full Members.

  • Join the CIE group on LinkedIn: http://ow.ly/y5qBS. Looking to get a head start on your job search? Join together with over 300 current and past CIE scholars, alumni and colleagues in higher education. LinkedIn is the main social media site used for sharing job postings, networking events and other professional development opportunities that come across the desks of our CIE staff members.

  • Office of University Community Standards - Hearing Board Membership 2014-2015. The Office of University Community Standards, in conjunction with the Office of Residential Community Standards, is currently accepting student applications for membership on our Hearing Boards. The mission of the Office of University Community Standards is to support the University's educational goals by promoting a just, safe, orderly, civil, and positive University climate for learning, both inside and outside the classroom, through behavioral standards, disciplinary processes, training and intervention efforts. Applications and more information are available on-line at: http://studentaffairs.stonybrook.edu/ucs/volunteer.shtml.

Fellowships and Career Opportunities (Including Postdoc)

  •  Ohio State University - The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce open faculty positions for Fall 2015. They are particularly interested in receiving applications from individuals who are members of groups that historically have been underrepresented in the American professoriate. For a list of positions and details, please visit http://artsandsciences.osu.edu/facultypositions.

  •  California Alliance Postdoctoral Fellowship Program - The California Alliance offers postdoctoral research fellowship opportunities at four top-tier California institutions; UC Berkeley, UCLA, Stanford and Caltech in the Mathematical, Physical Sciences and Engineering fields. The program also includes faculty mentoring, professional development and academic networking opportunities. Priority consideration is given to applications submitted by November 1, 2014. For more information and application, please visit http://www.california-alliance.org/postdocfellowships.

  •  Stanford University - Currently seeks applicants for junior faculty positions: United Skates of America, Inc. - Long Island’s #1 Family Entertainment Center’s STEM education program seeks dynamic educators to build, refine and present STEM lesson plans to students in grades K-12. Lessons are conducted in groups of 50 to 250. For more information, please contact Lauren Fink via email at lauren.fink78@gmail.com or call 516-795-5474. 

  • University of Colorado Boulder - The College of Engineering and Applied Science seeks applications for tenure-line faculty in all departments for Fall 2015. They are particularly interested in candidates who will create a climate that attracts and supports students of all races, nationalities and genders. Applicants must hold a doctorate in an appropriate field, must have demonstrated an ability to conduct outstanding research and show promise for excellent teaching. Exceptional candidates in all areas will be given serious consideration. For more information, please visit https://www.jobsatcu.com/.

  •  Messiah College - The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry seeks a Professor of Biochemistry to begin Fall 2015. A PhD in biochemistry or a related discipline is required. The primary teaching responsibilities will be in Biochemistry I and II and first year chemistry, either General Chemistry, or courses for students pursuing health science degrees, such as nursing. A faculty member in this position is expected to initiate and sustain a research program appropriate for undergraduate students. Both space and resources are available for this. Faculty members are expected to be active scholars in their discipline, as well as contribute to institutional service. The successful candidate must be committed to best educational practices as applied to undergraduate science education and the integration of Christian faith and learning. For additional information and to submit an application and supporting materials, please visit http://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/4520. Application materials will be reviewed upon receipt and will be accepted until the position is filled.

  •  Northeastern University STEM Future Faculty Fellowship Program - Northeastern University invites nominations and applications from candidates in the STEM fields for the University’s STEM Future Faculty Fellowship Program. The prospective fellow must have a completed PhD degree by the start of and no earlier than three years before the fellowship term. Application deadline is January 15, 2015. For full details, please visit http://www.northeastern.edu/advance/recruitment/northeastern-university-stem-future-faculty-fellowship-program/.

  •  University of Maryland School of Medicine - The Department of Physiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine (http://medschool.umaryland.edu/physiology) invites outstanding scientists with expertise and research interests in cardiovascular or kidney physiology to apply for a tenure-track faculty position. Candidates who develop an integrated understanding of physiological and/or pathological processes, spanning from molecule to organ and body system, are especially encouraged to apply. MD, PhD or equivalent degree is required. Qualified candidates should send a CV, a brief summary of past research accomplishments, a statement of future research goals and three letters of reference sent via email to physiologysearch@som.umaryland.edu by November 1, 2014 for preferential consideration.

  •  Brookhaven National Laboratory - BNL offers a Scientific Associate position. The full-time, 2-year term appointment will be in the LSST group in the Instrumentation Division. The Scientific Associate will join in the development of the readout electronics and overall optimization of the 3.2Gpixel focal plane array based on state-of-the-art deep depletion charge-coupled devices (CCD). The LSST Project is preparing for construction of a large ground based observatory in Chile. The 8.4 meter LSST will survey the entire visible sky deeply in multiple colors every week, probing the mysteries of Dark Matter and Dark Energy, and opening a movie-like window on objects that change or move rapidly; exploding supernovae, potentially hazardous near-Earth asteroids and distant Kuiper Belt Objects. The LSST group is in need of a talented individual to perform detailed electro-optic characterization and analysis on pre-production prototypes, and to have a significant role in guiding the development of the final mixed-signal CCD readout hardware. For more information, contact Terrence Buck, Principal Human Resources Representative of BNL at tbuck@bnl.gov.

  •  University of Johannesburg, South Africa - offers a Post-Doctoral Fellowship Opportunity. Candidates should have prior experience in one of the following (in order of preference) -- DACs, XRD structural & materials characterization, electrical-transport or magnetics, laser-related research. The fellowship is available for one year in the first instance, potentially renewable for a second year. The successful candidate may commence research within 3-6 months after sending the first expression of interest. For more information, please visit http://www.uj.ac.za/EN/Faculties/science/departments/physics. Interested candidate should send an expression of interest and CV to Professor Giovanni Hearne at grhearne@uj.ac.za.

  •  Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) – The Office of Student Affairs offers a Grad Program Director & Administrator (Student Affairs) position. For more information, please visit http://www.seas.harvard.edu or contact Gloria C. Anglon, Assistant Director of Diversity and Student Engagement, at ganglon@seas.harvard.edu.

  •  University of Detroit Mercy – The Biology Department offers an instructor position. Candidates must have successfully completed at least a master’s degree or be enrolled in a PhD candidacy, and have a strong interest in teaching excellence. Instructor positions are hired for no more than four academic terms during a two year period, with annual review for continuation of the contract. Teaching responsibilities include introductory laboratory courses and potentially lecture courses in General Biology and Nursing (Anatomy and Physiology). Cover letter should include personal teaching philosophy and experience. The Biology Department focuses on undergraduate education, and is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. The University of Detroit Mercy is Michigan’s largest Catholic university, firmly rooted in a tradition of academic excellence. The Biology Department includes eleven full-time faculty, offering a variety of advanced courses, including human genetics, human anatomy, pathophysiology, public health microbiology, and immunology and plant biology. Interested candidates should send curriculum vitae, cover letter, and three recommendation letters to Gregory M. Grabowski, MS, PhD, Chairperson of Biology Department in University of Detroit Mercy at grabowgm@udmercy.edu.

  •  University of Colorado - The Vascular Bioengineering Laboratory in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Colorado seeks highly motivated postdoctoral research associates. The lab integrates the fields of vascular mechanics and mechanobiology, and tissue engineering. The postdoctoral research associates will be involved in multidisciplinary projects covering aspects of the design for vascular medical devices, and cell bioengineering. Applicants are expected to have a PhD in biomedical or mechanical engineering, or related field; knowledge and personal interest in vascular bioengineering and translational research; experimental experience in cell biology; demonstrated productivity in publication; ability to communicate well with dynamic group and aggressively pursue research. Priority is given to the applicants in the underrepresented racial and ethnic groups. Applicants should send an email stating why they should be selected, curriculum vitae and contact information for at least three references to wtan@colorado.edu.

  •  Tufts University TEACRS Program- Fellowships are available in the Training in Education and Critical Research Skills Program (TEACRS). This NIH-funded program is designed to prepare talented postdoctoral trainees with the career skills needed to succeed in academic biomedical research. Trainees spend on average 75% of their time conducting bench research and 25% of their time in career development activities that will help them manage the multiple demands of a faculty position. Opportunities are available in a wide range of biomedical research disciplines. For more information, contact Dr. Claire Moore at Claire.moore@tufts.edu.

  •  Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute - Postdoctoral positions are available in advanced cardiovascular research at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute in Los Angeles, CA. This program is funded by a NIH (T32) Training Grant. Six postdoctoral positions are available to NIH T32 eligible candidates (U.S. citizens or permanent residents). The objective of the program is to provide outstanding training to postdoctoral fellows in basic and translational research related to cardiovascular disease for both PhD and MD-scientists. To learn more visit http://www.cedars-sinai.edu/Education/Graduate-Research-Education/Training/Heart-Institute-NIH-T32-Funded-Training-Program-for-Postdoctoral-Research.aspx.

  •  University of Pittsburgh – The Career Advancement for Engineering in the Science of Rehabilitation (CAESOR) program is designed to increase the number of rigorously trained, extramurally competitive and scientifically productive engineering researchers in the field of rehabilitation science and engineering. Individuals from basic engineering disciplines interested in gaining research training/experience in an area relevant to rehabilitation are eligible to apply for support. Trainees are expected to work with a member of one of the training program faculty. Trainees should be prepared to make a two-year commitment to research training and fulfill each of the requirements of the traineeship. There is no limitation on U.S. citizenship or permanent residency. For more information and application, please visit http://www.qolt.pitt.edu/post-docs/.

  •  University of Maryland Baltimore - Campus Faculty Openings: http://www.umbc.edu/facultydiversity/jobs.html.

  •  University of California, San Francisco (USCF) – offers a postdoctoral position available for candidates who have research experience in virology, molecular biology, cellular immunology and/or stem cell biology and have a PhD or MD. The research undertaken involves studies of HIV infection with a focus on innate immunity toward development of a therapy or a vaccine and stem cell biology directed at an HIV cure. The position is in the UCSF Laboratory for Tumor and AIDS Virus Research. Interested candidates should send curriculum vitae and the names of three references to: Jay A. Levy, M.D. at levy.lab@ucsf.edu.

  •  Stanford University - The Department of Environmental Earth System Science seeks an innovative scholar for a junior level, tenure-track, faculty appointment in the area of freshwater and land resources. Ideal candidate will be a broad-thinking, multi-disciplinary scientist employing hydrological, ecological, and/or other appropriate approaches for the study and management of coupled freshwater and land systems. Preference will be given to an individual focusing on regional to large-system scales to develop a vigorous research program employing strong analytical, computational and/or measurement methods. The candidate will also be expected to teach classes in freshwater/land-system processes and resources, as well as mentor students at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Interested candidates should provide a cover letter describing research and teaching experience, as well as future plans in these areas, curriculum vitae and a list of three references to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4923. Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions related to your submission may be directed to maslin@stanford.edu

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