Events at the Center

  • IRACDA Pedagogy Journal Club - Wednesday, September 14 from 12:30-1:30 pm in the Graduate School Conference Room. Dr. Angela Migues, IRACDA post-doc in the Laufer Center, will be presenting an article titled "Analysis of Instructor Facilitation Strategies and Their Influences on Student Argumentation: A Case Study of a Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning Physical Chemistry Classroom." RSVP and read the article in advance of the session.
  • Research Café with Vincent M. Alford - Monday, September 19 at 12:30 pm. Vincent is a PhD candidate in the Department of Molecular & Cellular Pharmacology. He will present his talk, ‘Development of Non-Catalytic Small Molecule Inhibitors of Matrix Metalloproteinase 9 in Cancer Therapeutics’. Lunch will be served. RSVP by September 15.
  • Postdoc Appreciation Week - September 19-23. Stony Brook and the nation will celebrate National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW). Click here for details about the events planned by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs to honor our postdocs' contributions to research and innovation.  
    • Event Spotlights:
      • Science, Wine & Cheese: Poster Session & Reception - September 20 from 4-6 pm in the Wang Center Theatre Lobby. A poster session and reception for postdocs in honor of National Postdoc Appreciation Week. Selected presenters will receive free, advanced training from the Alda Center for Communicating Science on the poster pitch.
      • NPAW Postdoc Picnic - September 24 from 2-4 pm at the Holtsville Park Gazebo. A chance to celebrate our postdoctoral community. Bring your friends and families to enjoy the end of summer!

  • CIE Hispanic Heritage Month Social - Thursday, September 29. RSVP by September 27.

Save the Date

  • Turner Welcome Dinner - Wednesday, October 19
  • Graduate School Preview Day - Friday, November 18

 Conferences, Fellowships, Forums and Networking Opportunities

  • GEM GRAD Lab at Columbia University - Are you ready for graduate school? Join this informative event designed to motivate students of underrepresented groups in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) field to understand the significance of a graduate degree. A panel of speakers will provide their insight and experiences on graduate school and beyond. Learn more and apply.
  • Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Scientific Writing Retreat: DeadlineSeptember 9 - This 2nd annual Scientific Writing Retreat will take place November 16-20, and is aimed at postdocs and independent investigators who are actively working on professional writing projects such as manuscripts, grant proposals, applications, and research/teaching/personal statements. It includes a mix of formal sessions as well as less structured, individual writing time. CSHL is particularly well-suited to scientists working biological or biomedical settings. Application instructions, including links to online forms, are described here and generous financial aid is available.
  • CRA-W Career Mentoring Workshops for Women in Computing: DeadlineSeptember 19 - The Computing Research Association for Women is offering early and mid-career mentoring workshops November 19-20.
    • The Early Career Mentoring Workshop description can be found here and the Mid Career Mentoring Workshop description can be found here.
  • Scientist-in-Residence Program: DeadlineSeptember 29 - Scientists from all disciplines are invited to apply for this exciting initiative that matches scientists and STEM professionals with elementary, middle, or high school classrooms that are conducting authentic science investigations. Teachers and their respective classrooms will partner with experienced scientists to carry out a science research project during the 2016-2017 school year. Each scientist will receive a $500 stipend upon successful completion of the program. Apply.
  • Small Business Postdoctoral Research Diversity Fellowship - This fellowship program recruits postdoctoral fellows from underrepresented groups to work for at least a year outside an academic setting, contributing to cutting-edge research aimed at promoting scientific excellence and strengthening our nation's technological prowess. Fellows receive a $75,000 stipend plus health insurance benefits. Supported by NSF, the program will support 50 positions for a two-year appointment. Learn more and apply.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow Position at SBU in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology - The Krug laboratory in the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology at Stony Brook University seeks a PhD- or MD-level applicant to join as a post-doctoral fellow. The fellow will investigate the mechanism by which host signaling factors control gammaherpesvirus latency in an animal pathogenesis system. This is a multi-disciplinary project involving cell signaling, immunology, and 'omics' in addition to viral pathogenesis. A PhD or MD in Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Microbiology, Immunology or a closely related field and experience in molecular biology is required. More information.
  • Beckman Postdoctoral Fellowship in Life Sciences - The Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellows Award Program for life sciences research has an award amount that will range from $63,300 - $77,000, based upon years of postdoctoral research experience, with 75% of the award going towards the stipend, and 25% used towards research expenditures. This program is an Open Call; institutions are not limited to the number of candidates, which may apply. Only the US fellows can apply. More information.
  • Simons Collaboration on the Global Brain (SCGB): Deadline October 3 - The Simons Collaboration on the Global Brain (SCGB) is pleased to announce its postdoctoral fellowship program to support work at the interface of theory and experiment on the nature, role and mechanisms of neural activity that produces cognition. Of particular interest is work that emphasizes the recording and perturbation of population neural data at cellular resolution, and the application of advanced statistical analysis and modeling to such data. The request for applications is now open, and the deadline for full application submission is Monday, October 3, 2016 at 5:00 pm EST. In-person interviews will take place at the Simons Foundation offices in New York City on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 and Wednesday, January 11, 2017. Finalists invited for in-person interviews will be notified by November 24, 2016. Applicants MUST be available to travel to New York City for interviews. Learn more and apply.
  • 23rd Annual ACMRS Conference: Deadline December 2 - ACMRS invites session and paper proposals for its annual interdisciplinary conference to be held February 9-11, 2017 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Scottsdale. We welcome papers that explore any topic related to the study and teaching of the Middle Ages and Renaissance and especially those that focus on the general theme of "Paradigm Shifts during the Global Middle Ages and Renaissance." Proposals will be accepted on a rolling basis until midnight, Mountain Standard Time on December 2, 2016. Responses will be given within a week of submission. Please submit an abstract of 250 words and a brief CV to Proposals must include audio/visual requirements and any other special requests; late requests may not be accommodated. Questions? Call 480-965-5900.

 Career Opportunities 

  • Faculty Openings at University of Delaware: Biological Sciences The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Delaware invites applications for two full-time continuing track (CT) assistant professors who desire to teach biological sciences with an emphasis on introductory biology. The ideal candidate should be interested and experienced in active learning and inquiry-based laboratory instruction. Experience with curriculum development, assessment and evidence-based application of learning theory, as well as an interest in utilizing classroom technologies are strongly desirable. Apply.



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