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Winter Writing Boot Camp Thursdays, January 4, 11, 18, 25 in the Center for Inclusive Education

College Teaching Journal Club Thursday, January 11 – 12:30 to 1:30 pm in the Graduate School Conference Room

CIE January Social Monday, January 22 – 9:00 to 10:30 in the Center for Inclusive Education       

Conferences, Fellowships, Forums and Networking Opportunities

Institute for Broadening Participation: The mission of the Institute for Broadening Participation is to increase diversity in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) workforce. They design and implement strategies to increase access to STEM education, funding, and careers, with special emphasis on reaching and supporting individuals from underserved communities and underrepresented groups, including underrepresented minorities, women, persons with disabilities, first-generation college students, and students from underserved communities. Undergraduate Scholarships, Graduate Fellowships and Postdoctoral positions are available. 

    • 30+ undergraduate scholarships: here
    • 30+ graduate fellowships: here
    • 170+ postdoc positions: here

L'Oreal USA for Women in Science:  Deadline     Fe bruary 2, 2018 -  The L'Oréal USA, in partnership with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), awards five women postdoctoral scientists annually with grants of $60,000 each for their contributions in Science – posted on Trialect

2018 Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience at The Center for Science and Society at Columbia: Review of applications will begin November 27, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled . – Up to three interdisciplinary postdoctoral positions are available for researchers who have earned the doctorate in a humanities, arts, social science, neuroscience, or natural science discipline to begin July 2018.  The goal of this interdisciplinary experiment is to train and foster a new generation of scholars with the capacity to advance understanding of the humanistic and social dimensions of mind, brain, and behavior. In order to foster true interdisciplinary research, each Presidential Scholar will work closely with at least two senior mentors, at least one drawn from neuroscience and the other(s) from the arts, humanities or social science discipline closest to the work of the scholar. The Scholars, mentors, and affiliated faculty will meet regularly throughout the academic year, inviting guest discussions from accomplished scholars around the world and serving as a locus for the Presidential Scholars' presentation of their own work. Apply here.

NABI Broader Impact Summit 2018: Deadline January 9, 2018  - The National Alliance for Broader Impacts (NABI) is hosting their sixth annual summit from  April 25-27, 2018 in Providence, Rhode Island. The theme this year is “Creative Communication and Scholarship,” and this will be a great opportunity to engage with the NABI community.  NABI is a national organization that was created to form a community of practice around broader impacts activities. Broader Impacts is a component in National Science Foundation merit review criteria for funding and is focused on the societal benefit of research.  If you are interested in submitting an abstract or proposing a workshop, more information can be found here:  https://broaderimpacts.net/summit-2018/. Proposals and abstracts are accepted through  January 9th, 2018, and registration for attendance will be open shortly. 

Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program Competitio n: Deadline January 10, 2018 - The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) is pleased to announce the 2018 Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program competition. The biggest challenges in science call for diverse perspectives and original thinking, and through the Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program, HHMI will recruit and retain individuals from groups underrepresented in the life sciences. The program will support early career scientists with the potential to become leaders in academic research. Through their successful careers, HHMI Hanna Gray Fellows will inspire future generations of scientists from America’s diverse talent pool. The competition is open to all eligible applicants, and no nomination is required. Through the Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program, HHMI will recruit and retain individuals from groups underrepresented in the life sciences. The program will support early career scientists with the potential to become leaders in academic research. Through their successful careers, HHMI Hanna Gray Fellows will inspire future generations of scientists from America’s diverse talent pool. The Institute will select and support up to 15 Fellows in this competition. Fellows will receive funding ($80,000 annually) for up to four years of their postdoctoral training and may continue to receive funding ($270,000 annually) for up to four years during their early career years as independent faculty. The program includes opportunities for career development, including mentoring and active involvement in the HHMI scientific community. Additional information including a full Program Announcement is available here .   For questions, contact program staff at  fellows@hhmi.org

Fellowship for Math Graduate Students Doing Extraordinary Teaching and Outreach: Deadline January 31, 2017 . Through NSF CAREER Grant DMS-1454767 one or two $15,000 fellowships will be offered for Ph.D. students in mathematics or applied mathematics who intend to graduate in the 2018-2019 academic year and who have done extraordinary teaching and outreach during their time as graduate students especially during summers. Recipients will be expected not to teach during the semester that they receive these funds. Applications are especially encouraged from students from underrepresented groups or whose teaching and outreach has especially impacted students from underrepresented groups.  More information can be found here

2018 Biomedical Science Careers Student Conference at The Westin Copley Place in Boston, Massachusetts (April 6 – April 7, 2018) : Deadline February 5, 2018 - The aim of the Conference is to provide students/fellows with an opportunity to network with advisors/role models from the basic and clinical sciences, medicine, public health, academia and the biopharmaceutical industry.  These advisors/role models will encourage students/fellows to complete advanced studies and provide concrete advice and information on available resources, professional opportunities and career paths in biomedical science and other science-related fields.  The Conference also enables student/fellow participants to meet, inspire and network with one another.  Additionally, each Conference offers breakout and plenary sessions, and a program featuring science resources, including internships, summer programs and after-school activities. There is  no fee to attend, but completion of a four-page application is required.  Interested students should contact Lise D. Kay at  lise_kaye@hms.harvard.edu to request an application.

Chemistry Summer Undergraduate Research Program: Deadline February 8, 2018- CSURP provides an opportunity for undergraduate students to conduct supervised research with a faculty mentor within one of the Center for selective C-H Functionalization 15 partner research laboratories across the country.  During the 10-week research program participants will engage in innovative, cutting-edge research, interact with prominent leaders in the field, receive campus housing and a competitive stipend and attend professional development opportunities.  Apply here.

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference on “Resistance, Rebellion, and Revolution.” Call for Papers: Deadline February 16, 2018- The Stony Brook University History Graduate Student Association will host its second annual interdisciplinary conference on Saturday, April 7, 2018. Graduate students from all fields are invited to submit paper or panel proposals related to the theme of Resistance, Rebellion, and Revolution.   Heather Gautney is the keynote speaker this year; she is an associate professor of sociology at Fordham University, and is a senior policy advisor to Senator Bernie Sanders. She has written books, articles, and opinion essays on U.S. politics, social movements, and global inequality, and appeared in broadcast interviews for a variety of domestic and international media outlets. Her book on the 2016 presidential election and Sanders campaign, called  Crashing the Party, will be released this May. She is currently working on another book titled  The New Power Elite, a remake of C. Wright Mills’ classic.  Papers from all disciplines and historical time periods are welcome. Please direct inquiries and submissions to Lance Boos ( lance.boos@stonybrook.edu) by February 16, 2018.  Please include the following with submission:

  • Name, institution, and program of study
  • The title of paper and a brief abstract
  • Current CV
  • For panel proposals, please contact Lance to work out details

Accepted applicants will be asked to submit their full papers two weeks before the conference.

National Eye Institute: Diversity In Vision Research & Ophthalmology: Deadline March 1, 2018.  The National Eye Institute (NEI) seeks exceptional candidates for its Diversity In Vision Research and Ophthalmology (DIVRO) program.  The mission of the NEI is to conduct and support research that helps prevent and treat eye diseases and other vision disorders. NEI believes that a diverse group of scientists plays a crucial role in accomplishing this mission, and seeks to increase its workforce diversity in the number of African-American, Latino/Hispanic, Native American, and Disabled Scientists in vision research by promoting career development opportunities for science students interested in a career in research.  DIVRO offers participants the opportunity to work closely with leading NEI scientists. Training typically begins in May or June of the selection year for 8-12 weeks on the NIH campus in Bethesda, MD. Students are provided a monthly stipend that is commensurate with experience and qualifications. The program is designed to: provide hands-on training in a research environment, as well as an opportunity to present scientific research at NIH Poster Day; prepare students to continue their studies and advance their career in clinical and basic research; and allow students to apply knowledge gained during their academic studies to actual experiences in a laboratory.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Students 16 years of age and older who are enrolled at least half time in high school or in an accredited U.S. college, university, or medical school.
  • Completed course work relevant to biomedical or statistical research.
  • Cumulative grade point average (GPA) or science course GPA of 3.2 or better on a 4.0 scale.
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • Must not have a relative who works for the NEI.

Application Process:

  • Complete online application, by March 1, 2018 for the NIH Summer Internship Program at training.nih.gov/programs/sip
  • In Question #9 designate: National Eye Institute (NEI) as the Preferred Institute.
  • In the Cover Letter, please specify interest in the NEI DIVRO program.
  • Additionally, applicants must contact Dr. Cesar Perez-Gonzalez (cesarp@nei.nih.gov) once the online application is completed.
  • Candidates will be selected based on their academic achievements, personal goals, interests, and letters of recommendation. The number of positions varies every year.

Information about research at the NEI can be found at https://www.nei.nih.gov/intramural.

Career

Faculty Positions at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego : Deadline  January 8, 2018. - Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) at UC San Diego ( http://scripps.ucsd.edu) invites applications for four professorial positions listed below.

Marine Biogeochemistry:

Trace Gases in the Atmosphere:

Low-Temperature Geochemistry:

Human Health and the Oceans:

Scripps is seeking motivated, broad-thinking scientist/educators to establish vigorous research programs and provide intellectual leadership in their fields while complementing existing expertise at Scripps and other UCSD departments. SIO is a world-renowned center of solid earth, oceanographic, biological, and atmospheric research with approximately 200 principal investigators leading research programs. Scripps are committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.  The department is interested in candidates who have  demonstrated a commitment to inclusive excellence by providing leadership in teaching, mentoring, research, and service towards building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.  Since 2010, UC San Diego has  required that faculty candidates submit  a statement on their past contributions to diversity or equity and future plans for continuing this effort  as part of their application for an academic appointment. More information can be found here.  Ph.D., or equivalent degree, in a relevant field is required at the time of application. Depending on level of appointment, strong potential for or previous development of a vigorous, externally funded, and internationally recognized research program and associated scholarly impact,  together with teaching, mentoring, and advising within the SIO undergraduate and graduate programs, evidence of service and broader contributions to diversity, leadership activities, and other items that will contribute positively to departmental welfare are preferred.  Each position requires a separate application submission. Current Assistant level candidates with strong academic and research profiles are also encouraged to apply separately at the Associate level, if available.

Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position with the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Missouri, Anticipated Fall 2018 start: Deadline January 15, 2018- A Ph.D. in Geological Sciences or a related area is required. Successful applicants should have a demonstrated potential to conduct independent research, and effectively teach students across the curriculum at the graduate and undergraduate levels. The University of Missouri aims to recruit a faculty member with potential for scholarly excellence in one or more of the areas of mineralogy, petrology, structural geology, and tectonics. The successful candidate will build on existing strengths in geochemistry and petrology, geophysics, and paleobiology. Our Department occupies a building dedicated to Geological Sciences, and houses analytical facilities [ https://geology.missouri.edu/research-facilities] including a new X-ray Computed Tomography and Scanning Electron Microscopy laboratory, experimental petrology laboratories, and a high-performance computing cluster. Elsewhere on campus is a wide variety of geochemical instrumentation at the MU Research Reactor [ http://murr.missouri.edu] and at other research core facilities [ https://research.missouri.edu/about/cores]. Apply here.

Faculty Opening in Stanford University Department of Management Science and Engineering: Deadline January 15 th 2018- Stanford university invites applications from individuals working at the frontiers of Management Science and Engineering, broadly defined, including candidates from engineering and the mathematical, computational, medical, physical, and behavioral and social sciences. Appointments are to tenure-line junior faculty positions at the Assistant or untenured Associate Professor level. Please visit our website for more information about the MS&E Department at  http://www.stanford.edu/dept/MSandE/.  An earned PhD, evidence of the ability to pursue a program of research, and a strong commitment to graduate and undergraduate teaching are required. A successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels and to build and lead a team of graduate students in PhD research.  Applications should include a resume, brief statements of research and teaching interests, and the names and e-mail addresses of at least three references. Candidates should apply online at:  https://msande.stanford.edu/about/jobs/faculty-openings The review of applications will begin on October 16, 2017. Interviews may begin before the end of the fall term. Therefore, applicants are encouraged to apply early. Applications will be accepted until  January 15, 2018.

Graduate Intern: S-STEM ASSETS Program- 2018  - The NSF S-STEM ASSETS programis funded by the National Science Foundation. It aims to support the academic and career success of approximately 15-20 undergraduates who transfer to Stony Brook University and seek to major in a STEM discipline. This year-round program provides scholarships every semester, career and professional development activities, access to faculty and industry representatives, and alumni mentoring for the participants. ​ APPLY by submitting your resume through Handshake: JOB ID #115960​.

Graduate Intern Responsibilities:

      • Assist in implementation of the outreach plan to recruit new ASSETS students from area community colleges.
      • Ensure content updates are made to website. (no web design)
      • Develop the schedule for the 2 week summer boot camp; arrange for spaces, lunches, presenters, and socials.
      • Meet regularly with ASSETS students individually to discuss their participation on the program and get to know them; provide support and referrals as needed.
      • Recruit peer mentors for the program participants; work with CEAS Advising.
      • Work with Career Center staff to recruit alumni / professional mentors.  Coordinate the alumni mentor program and keep track of progress.
      • Teach section of CAR 210 during spring semester (with training).
      • Coordinate periodic social gatherings for the participants throughout the academic year.
    • Requirements:
      • Must be matriculated in a graduate program at Stony Brook University, with a strong preference for students from engineering, life, or physical sciences​.
    •  Remuneration:
      • A stipend of $5000 will be paid each term (Spring, Summer, Fall).

Tenure Track Faculty Positions in all Departments at the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder - The College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for tenure-line faculty for all departments. Our college is halfway through a strategic plan to double in size. Our vision is to be a world leader for excellence and innovation in engineering research and education.  The College of Engineering and Applied Science seeks individuals who can complement and strengthen existing college research or develop new high-impact research directions.  A core value of the College of Engineering and Applied Science is inclusive excellence, and the college seeks candidates who are interested in or have demonstrated effectiveness in teaching, mentoring and inspiring diverse students of all races, nationalities and genders, including first generation college undergraduates. Applicants must hold a doctorate in an appropriate field and have demonstrated an ability or show promise and interest in conducting innovative research and developing excellent teaching practices while mentoring students and collaborating with faculty.  The college is eager to accommodate the needs of and welcome applications from dual career couples.  To apply, please see the CU Careers job search website at http://www.cu.edu/cu-careers or use the links for each position below.  

Faculty Positions in Aerospace Engineering Sciences – Open Rank -  11150 - Review begins Dec 15 th and will continue until positions are filled

Faculty Positions in Thermal and Fluid Sciences - Open Rank – 11156 -  Apply by January 15 th

Faculty Positions in Environmental Engineering – Water Sustainability - Open Rank – 11158 -  Review beings November 1 st, 2017 and will continue until positions are filled

Faculty Positions in Soft Materials - Open Rank – 11160 -  Apply by January 15 th

Faculty Positions in Data Science, Machine Learning, and Security – 11159 -  Apply by January 15 th

Assistant Professor - Engineering for Developing Communities/Mortenson Center -  11157 - Review beings November 15 th, 2017 and will continue until position is filled

Faculty Position in Geophysics at Stanford University- Stanford University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Geophysics at Stanford ( https://earth.stanford.edu/geophysics) in any field of observational, experimental, computational or theoretical geophysics.  Priority will be given to the overall originality and promise of the candidate’s work over any specific area of specialization. Stanford encourages nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring diverse perspectives to our research and teaching. Applications are sought from accomplished and innovative individuals who can develop a world-class program of research, and have a strong commitment to teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. A doctorate is required at the time of appointment.  Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, three recent publications, and the names and email addresses of three individuals from whom the search committee can request letters of reference. Please apply online here. Review of applications will begin on December 10, 2017, and applicants are strongly encouraged to submit complete applications by that date for full consideration; however, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Questions related to submissions may be directed to  jparis@stanford.edu.

Assistant Professor Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Multicultural Clinical Psychology - The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst ( http://www.umass.edu/pbs/) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in our Clinical Psychology Program, starting in fall 2018. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in clinical psychology or a related discipline, and have a research program with strong potential for extramural funding.  The successful candidate will contribute to clinical supervision needs in the program, so it is essential that the candidate have credentials for licensure as a psychologist and health service provider in Massachusetts.  The department plans to hire a top scientist with expertise in multicultural clinical psychology and, in particular, seeks candidates whose research contributes to understanding and fostering mental health of individuals from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds. Candidates who focus on African American or Latino populations are particularly encouraged to apply. Examples of focus within this area include the study of mental health disparities (e.g., multi-level interventions to reduce disparities, application of evidence-based practices to reduce disparities, and understanding the causes of mental health disparities), predictors of mental health across different cultural contexts, culturally sensitive psychological and neuropsychological assessment, and culture and psychotherapy. Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and teaching philosophy, three samples of representative research papers, and the names and contact information of three references.  Review of applications will begin November 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.  To submit an application, please go to: http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=89281

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