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Events at the Center

  • Research Café with Miles Hentrup – “Hegel and Skepticism”: Join us for lunch on October 3rd, 2013 at 12:30pm, in the CIE with Ph.D Candidate in the Department of Philosophy – Miles Hentrup. He will be sharing his findings on the relationship between philosophy and skepticism. Please RSVP at http://ow.ly/Cd9gR .
  • Grantsmanship Workshop for AGEP Fellows and IRACDA Scholars: Join us on October 6th at 9:00 AM for the second session in a three part workshop series on grantsmanship and learn strategies, tactics, and writing tips for preparing individual research grant proposals for the NIH and NSF. Space is limited and seats are filling up fast! Please visit http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/cie/events/Grantsmanship.html for more information
  • The Practical Professional Series “Navigating Large and Complex Organizations”: The first workshop of the series will review the general structure of most organizations and provide some strategies for navigating bureaucracy. Issues such as dealing with uncertainty, managing relationships, organization politics and work pressure. Please RSVP at http://ow.ly/Cd94J .
  • Hispanic Heritage Month Presents ‘The Evolution of Flamenco’: Join us at this event, coordinate by the Center’s Own Luisa Torres and cosponsored by the CIE on Wednesday, October 15th at 7:00 PM in the SAC auditorium. This is the first in a three part dance series the CIE is cosponsoring at part of Hispanic Heritage Month. See the entire calendar of Hispanic Heritage Month activities at http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/hispanic-heritage/
  • Hispanic Heritage Month Presents ‘The Argentine Tango’: This second dance event as part of our cosponsored HHM series is also being coordinated by another CIE scholar, Sophia Basaldua will take place on Monday, August 27th at 5:00 PM in the Wang Centre Chapel. Please join us for an introductory lesson in Argentine Tango, followed by a performance by Sophia and Her Instructor and some social dancing and practice.
  • Hispanic Heritage Month Closing Ceremony: October 29th, 2014 at 4:00pm -6:00pm in SAC Ballroom A. This year’s theme was chosen to commemorate not only the striking advancements made by Latinos but to point out that by increasing political awareness and education today, success is inevitable tomorrow. The closing ceremony will feature guest speaker- Dr. Frank D. Sanchez, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs at the City University of New York (CUNY). The CIE will be reserving a table, if you are interested in joining us at the event please email CIE_graduateschool@stonybrook.edu
  • Safe Spaces Workshop: October 28th, 2014 at 4:00pm-6:00pm in the CIE. The Safe Space Foundations Workshop is coming to CIE! committed to providing a safe and affirming spaces for LGBTQ* and ally students. This workshop will give participants the skills needed in order to become a resource and point of referral for LGBTQ* and ally students. At the conclusion of this workshop participants will have the opportunity to sign the Safe Space Member. To sign up for the workshop please visit http://ow.ly/CdaAq .

Conferences, Forums, and Networking Opportunities

  • ACMRS Conference is now accepting papers for its annual Interdisciplinary Conference in Medieval Renaissance Studies. The conference is scheduled on February 5th, 2015 in Scottsdale, Arizona. The deadline for paper submission is Friday, December 5th, 2014. For more information and submission link, please visit https://acmrs.org/conferences/annual-acmrs-conference .
  • Alda Center for Communicating Science Courses. Looking to enhance your ability to talk about your research to anyone? The Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science offers a series of 1-credit graduate-level modules on their innovative communication techniques for connecting with an audience. Two spots are available in each of the following classes for postdocs to participate "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 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
  • 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)

  • Ohio State University- the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University is pleased to announce our 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 list of positions and details please visit http://artsandsciences.osu.edu/facultypositions .
  • Messiah College faculty position in Biochemistry- to begin fall 2015.  A Ph.D. in biochemistry, or a related discipline is required.  The primary teaching responsibilities for this position 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 see:  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 application from candidates in the STEM fields for the University’s STEM Future Faculty Fellowship Program. Prospective fellow must have completed their Ph.D degree by the start of their fellowship term and no earlier than three years before the start of the fellowship term. Application deadline is on January 15th, 2015. For full details, please visit, 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. M.D., Ph.D. or equivalent degree is required. Qualified candidates should send a CV, a brief summary of past research accomplishments, and a statement of future research goals, and have three letters of reference sent by email to physiologysearch@som.umaryland.edu by Nov 1, 2014, for preferential consideration.
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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, public health microbiology, and 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 .
  • 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 
  • 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 .
  • 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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