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Events at the Center

  • CIE Welcome Back Luncheon, Friday, August 22nd, at 1:00pm.  Join us for our annual welcome lunch to introduce our new AGEP, BD, GEM, IMSD, IRACDA and Turner Scholars to the CIE community and celebrate the start of a new year at Stony Brook! Please register by Wednesday, August 20th at: http://ow.ly/AhxJe

  • Turner New Fellows Orientation Friday, August 22nd at 11:00 AM Incoming first year recipients of the Dr. W. Burghardt Turner Fellowship program are to report to the Center for Inclusive Education, Computer Science Building Suite 2401 for this mandatory orientation on Friday. Please join us afterwards for our welcome lunch and lawn party outside of the computer science building!

 

Conferences, Forums, and Networking Opportunities

  • Apply now for travel scholarships to attend the annual SACNAS conference in Los Angeles, CA http://sacnas.org/events/national-conf

  • Abstracts are being accepted for the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students: November 12-15, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas http://www.abrcms.org/

  • Get a head start on networking this summer- Join the CIE group on linked in! The Center for Inclusive Education group on linked in currently stands at 257 current and past CIE scholars, alumni and colleagues in higher education and is our main social media site for sharing information such as job opportunities, networking events, and other professional development opportunities that come across the desks of our CIE staff members. Looking to get a jump start on your job search? Look no further; join our group today http://ow.ly/y5qBS

  • 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 Post Docs)

  • Scientific Associate position at BNL –Scientific Associate is a Full-Time, 2-year term appointment position. It will be in the LSST group in the Instrumentation Division to 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, you could contact Terrence Buck, Principal Human Resources Representative of BNL at tbuck@bnl.gov
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship Opportunity, University of Johannesburg, South Africa -The Candidate should have some prior experience in one of the following (in order of preference) -- DACs, XRD structural & materials characterisation, 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
  • Grad Program Director & Administrator (Student Affairs) position, Harvard SEAS (Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences) Office of Student Affairs -For more information, please visit www.seas.harvard.edu, or contact Gloria C. Anglon, Assistant Director of Diversity and Student Engagement, at ganglon@seas.harvard.edu
  • Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (MSPRF), due on October 15th, 2014 -The purpose of the Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (MSPRF) is to support future leaders in mathematics and statistics by facilitating their participation in postdoctoral research environments that will have maximal impact on their future scientific development. There are two options for awardees: Research Fellowship and Research Instructorship. Awards will support research in areas of mathematics and statistics, including applications to other disciplines. For more detail information, please see website: http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2014/nsf14582/nsf14582.htm?WT.mc_id=USNSF_25&WT.mc_ev=click
  • U.S. Department of Energy Office of Climate, Environment and Energy Efficiency, EPSA Fellowship Program -Opportunity in Washington, DC for a full-time, one-year or more commitment, starting in September or October 2014 to conduct climate/environmental research. Now accepting Applications for BS, MD or PhD Graduates and recent Alumni (within the last 5 years) in Physics Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Policy, Public Policy, Economics or related degrees. Application closes Monday, September 1, 2014, midnight EST – visit http://orise.orau.gov/epsa to get started NOW! For more information, e-mail: epsa.fellowship@orau.org
  • Department of Energy’s Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program Application -The Program offers supplemental funds for PhD students to conduct part of their graduate thesis research at a DOE lab for 3-12 months. Funds can cover student monthly stipend and transportation expenses to/from the lab. Applications are due September 24, 2014Interested graduate students should start early to identify a collaborating scientist at a DOE lab for work in one of the 2014 priority research areas. For assistance in identifying a relevant scientist at Brookhaven National Lab (BNL), contact Noel Blackburn. See Website for more details information: http://science.energy.gov/wdts/scgsr/. For questions on the program, contact Noel Blackburn, Manager of University Relations and DOE Programs at BNL’s Office of Educational Programs, at Blackburn@bnl.gov.
  • Instructor position Biology Department University of Detroit Mercy -The Candidates must have successfully completed at least a Master’s degree or be in a Ph. D. 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’s focus is 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, pubic health microbiology, immunology and plant biology. Interested candidates send curriculum vitae, cover letter, and 3 recommendation letters to Gregory M. Grabowski, M.S., Ph.D., Chairperson of Biology Department in University of Detroit Mercy, grabowgm@udmercy.edu
  • Post-Doctoral Positions at University of Colorado -The Vascular Bioengineering Laboratory in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Colorado is seeking 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.
  • Conference Financial Support for Students and Young Researchers- The Joint Program in Survey Methodology (JPSM) is pleased to announce a limited number of awards to assist young researchers who graduated no earlier than 2009 and students currently enrolled in a graduate degree program in statistics, biostatistics, survey methodology or a related area in a U.S. university to attend the conference on Frontiers of Hierarchical Modeling in Observational Studies, Complex Surveys and Big Data. For details about the conference and instructions on the application procedure, please visit http://www.jointprogram.umd.edu/ghosh/default.aspx .
  • Join the National Postdoctoral Association: http://ow.ly/sjPc7The NPA is pleased to offer the Affiliate Membership to for 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
  • Tufts University TEACRS Program: Fellowships are available in the Training in Education and Critical Research Skills Program (TEACRS) at Tufts University. 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, Claire.moore@tufts.edu
  • Postdoctoral Positions available at Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute- postdoctoral training program in advanced cardiovascular research at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute in Los Angeles.  This program is funded by an NIH (T32) Training Grant. Six postdoctoral positions 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’s 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
  • Career Advancement for Engineering in the Science of Rehabilitation in University of Pittsburgh- CAESOR program is 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 
  • Biology Education Research Position in University of Maine- the school of Biology and Ecology seeks applicants for a two year fixed-length, fiscal year Lecturer position with an August start date. This position will have responsibilities for 50% biological education research and 50% teaching. For more information and application, please visit https://umaine.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=18453&job=lecturer-in-biology-education
  • Assistant/Associate Director of Admissions and Diversity Recruitment, College of Engineer at Cornell University- Assistant/Associate of Admissions and Diversity Recruitment works closely with the Director, providing counsel and assistance in the recruitment, selection, and enrollment of freshman and transfer students with a leadership role in the recruitment and yield of multicultural students to the College. The Assistant/Associate will manage the review and evaluation processes for freshman applications from a specific region as well as present general information sessions. Bachelor's degree or equivalent and a minimum of 3-4 years of undergraduate admissions experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Excellent communication skills both oral and written, active listening skills, and outstanding customer service skills. Ability to work within a team framework, while taking the initiative to develop, coordinate, and manage specific projects. For more information and application, please visit https://www.hr.cornell.edu/jobs/positions.html
  • Tenure-track position in Environmental Engineering/Energy Resources Engineering (ERE) at Humboldt State University- The position will be split between teaching and associated duties in the ERE Department and research activities with Schatz Energy Research Center. A Ph.D. or equivalent in Environmental Engineering or a related engineering or science field from an accredited college or university is strongly preferred at the time of appointment. Applicants with considerable progress towards degree completion by appointment date will be considered.  Completion of the terminal degree is required prior to the start of the second probationary year. Deadline for application should not later than October 31, 2014. For more information about this position, potential candidate could direct contact with Dr. Peter Lehman ere.serc@humboldt.edu .
  • Assistant Professor Mechanical Engineering Technology at University of Maine- The position primarily focused on teaching undergraduates. Research is not required; on-campus and off-campus consulting opportunities are available. The position requires an experienced mechanical engineer with a Master degree.  For more information and to apply please visit https://umaine.hiretouch.com/ and select Faculty (Tenure).
  • Postdoctoral Position, USCF- The position is available for candidates who have research experience in virology, molecular biology, cellular immunology and/or stem cell biology and have a PhD or M.D. 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. Levy.Lab@ucsf.edu

 

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