Events at the Center

  • IRACDA NY-CAPS Pedagogy Journal Club - Wednesday, December 7 from 12:30 – 1:30pm in the Graduate School Conference Room.  This is an opportunity to come together and discuss scholarly articles related to pedagogy. If you are interested in becoming a faculty member, we hope you will consider attending one or more sessions this semester! RSVP
  • Graduation Celebration – Friday, December 16 from 4:30-7 pm at the Hilton Garden Inn. RSVP

 Conferences, Fellowships, Forums and Networking Opportunities

  • The Department of Energy's Computational Science Graduate Fellowship Program is now open to first-year PhD students and students who will start a PhD program in 2017. Apply.
  • American Association of University Women (AAUW) Fellowships - Deadlines for 2017-18 awards are fast approaching. 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.
  • National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowships (NDSEG): Deadline December 9 - The fellowship is administered by the American Society for Engineering Education. The Department of Defense will offer these fellowships to US citizens and nationals who intend to pursue a doctoral degree for advanced training in science and engineering. NDSEG Fellowships will pay for full tuition and all mandatory fees, a monthly stipend, and up to $1,000 a year in medical insurance. The Fellowship Deadline is December 9, 2016 at 5 pm ET. For applying the fellowship, you will need to register for a new account before you will be able to start the application, even if you applied last year.
  • The School of Criticism and Theory at Cornell University 2017 Summer Session: Deadline December 15- The Humanities Institute at Stony Brook is pleased to announce the availability of one graduate fellowship for Cornell University's School of Criticism and Theory for the summer of 2017 funded by HISB. The SCT is a six-week summer institute that has existed for more than 30 years and provides the opportunity for graduate students and faculty members to take seminars with some of the world's leading critical theorists. The SCT provides an unparalleled opportunity for advanced training in critical theory and for making connections with an international cohort of peers and world-class scholars. More information.
  • The Brown University Superfund Research Program is hiring a postdoctoral fellow: Deadline January 8, 2017 The position is for an Environmental Health State Agencies Liaison position in the 2017-2018 academic year. The ideal candidate will have a recent Ph.D. in an environmental or health social science and will have practical experience and skills in community-based participatory research and/or environmental policy analysis. More Information.
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) New Program for Early-Career Scientists: Deadline February 15 - HHMI plans to select scientists early in their training to become Hanna H. Gray Fellows. Each fellow will receive funding for up to eight years, with mentoring and active involvement within the HHMI community. In this two-phase program, fellows will be supported from early postdoctoral training through several years of a tenure-track faculty position. The deadline for applications is February 15, 2017, at 3:00 PM (Eastern Time). Applications will be assessed by HHMI and distinguished scientists for scientific achievement in prior research experiences, attributes that demonstrate potential for a career as an independent scientist, and quality of training environment to be provided by the selected mentor. The final evaluation will include a scientific presentation to a panel of reviewers. The selection of fellows will be made by the end of September 2017 and grants can start as early as November 15, 2017, but no later than January 15, 2018. More information.
  • Undergraduate Recognition Awards for Academic Excellence and Outstanding Achievement - Stony Brook is seeking nominations for awards to be presented on April 17, 2017, recognizing excellence among our undergraduate students in the categories of Academic Excellence and Outstanding Achievement. Awards for Academic Excellence are given for academic accomplishments that go beyond the classroom experience.  Awards for Outstanding Achievement are presented for excellence in one of the three following subcategories: Athletics, Leadership or Community Service. More information.

 Career Opportunities 

  • UC Santa Cruz Environmental Studies Positions - The Environmental Studies Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) is recruiting for two new assistant professor (tenure track) positions: 
  • Tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Mathematics (ID 13032)California State University, Fresno (Fresno State) invites applicants to teach and mentorundergraduate and Masters students, conducting research in Combinatorial/Discrete Geometry or Algebraic Geometry, and participating in university committees. An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in Mathematics or other closely-related disciplines from an accredited institution (or equivalent) is required; however, applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered. Apply.  Review of applications will begin December 1, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.
  • 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.
  • The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) invites applications for 2 full-time positions in Education and Human Resources Programs, based at AAAS Headquarters in Washington, DC. The two positions include:
  • Program Director, STEM Education Research, Math (ID 1039). The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) seeks a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education Research Fellow to work with a team in the Education and Human Resources Programs unit on a community-driven effort to develop and provide resources and online tools for a community of current and prospective education researchers and college, faculty and administrators who lead university STEM teacher education programs to stimulate research and innovation in STEM teacher pre-service education. Applicants should have a demonstrated background in mathematics education research. More information.
  • STEM Program Director (ID 1064).  The American Association for the Advancement of Science seeks a STEM Program Director to conceptualize, develop, write, and manage grants for major STEM education initiatives related to recruitment, retention, and advancement of racial/ethnic minorities, women, and persons with disabilities in STEM education and careers. Projects include a career and workforce skills development conference with 1,000 participants from 300 institutions for STEM undergraduate and graduate students and faculty and staff. This position serves as liaison to funders, advisory group, and related AAAS offices. More Information.
  • The EPA Environmental Research and Business Support Program is searching for a Geospatial Analyst with the Office of Research and Development at the EPA facility in Research Triangle Park, NC. More Information.
  • Union College Full-Time Tenure-Track Assitant Professor in Physics - Applicants should have strong research credentials, evidence of teaching or mentoring a diverse student body, and a strong commitment to undergraduate education including research with undergraduate students. More information.
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