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Events at the Center

  • Keeping It Real: Graduate School Policies and Procedures, April 9th, 2014, 12pm-1pm. This month we have invited Lori Carron (Assistant Dean for Finance) and Melissa Jordan (Assistant Dean for Records and Admissions) to give you an inside look at the Graduate School. They will discuss topics like registration requirements, thesis and dissertation guidelines, graduate awards and funding opportunities. Please RSVP at:
  • CIE Faculty Career Week- Target Your Faculty Position Search: Current Faculty Share their Tips! Join us for a week long series of seminar and prepare for the academic job market. Current faculty members from each discipline will share insights and tips to a successful faculty position search. All seminars will take place in the CIE office and lunch will be served.  Please see below for list of dates for each discipline, and RSVP at .
    • Arts & Humanities: Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 12pm
    • Basic Sciences: Wednesday, April 16th , 2014, at 12pm
    • Social Sciences: Thursday, April 17th, 2014, at 12pm
  • April Social at the CIE: Please mark your calendars for our April Social which will take place on Wednesday, April 23rd at 12:00 PM. RSVP information will be available on the CIE home page at:


Conferences, Forums, and Networking Opportunities

  • Grants and Proposals: If you write it, they will fund: 6 Online Workshops, April 29May 1, 6, 13, 15 and 21 3:00 – 4:30. Based on the book, Writing Successful Science Proposals, this virtual workshop outlines the components of a successful proposal and the steps to get there. Learn how to improve your chances of getting funded through fund sourcing, proper planning and organization, concise writing, collaboration, and proposal submission. Participate in interactive and relevant discussions and activities with faculty from the comfort of your home or office. Although the course is based on a book about scientific proposals the lessons are applicable to all proposals. Presented by Dr. Harold Walker, Professor and Director of the Civil Engineering Program at Stony Brook University Fees:  SUNY CPD Member: $200*  /  SUNY Non-CPD Member: $230  /  Others: $260 REGISTER:
  • Webinar: Practicing Good Science Through Ethical Study Design, March 19th, 2014, 1:00-2:00pm. The process of identifying and addressing the ethical issues raised by human research studies is often thought to be separate from the process of study design, and within the purview solely of the institutional review board (IRB). However, ideal study design incorporates ethical considerations, and many of the study design decisions made by research teams carry direct ethical implications. This session will examine the pivotal points of research design and the ethical questions that should be addressed at each step along the way. For more information and registration please visit .
  • Funding Your Graduate Education on April 8th, 2014, 7:00pm. Do I have to pay to go to graduate school? How does it all work? The Institute for Broadening Participation collaborated with COSEE-OS to host this webinar outlining the process of applying for graduate funding. Pre-Registration required at
  • Multiple Career Development Workshops are available through Science Alliances:


Fellowships and Career Opportunities (Including Post Docs)


  • SUNY Technology Accelerator Fund Accepting Proposals- SUNY TAF invests in prototyping and validation projects for SUNY technologies with potential to become products or services that will benefit the public. TAF investments are made on a highly competitive basis in projects that advance early stage SUNY technologies to commercial readiness, especially those opportunities for which a small investment will enable SUNY innovations to reach the market and improve human and welfare. The deadline for proposal submission is May 1st, 2014, access application at .For more information please email .
  • 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 .
  • 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 .
  • Join the National Postdoctoral Association: 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
  • Advancement of Science (AAAS) Entry Point-offers internship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students with disabilities in science, engineering, mathematics, computer science, and some fields of business. For more information please visit or contact Laureen Summers at
  • 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,
  • 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
  • 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



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