How to Apply to IRACDA NY-CAPS

The Application Deadline for the 2016 cohort of NY-CAPS Scholars is Monday, February 1, 2016.

Start Date: May 2, 2016 (Negotiable)


Step 1: Identify potential research faculty mentors from Stony Brook University:
Selected mentors and/or departments will be contacted by IRACDA staff to match candidates with their research interests.


Step 2: Submit an online application to the open requisition on the Jobs @ Stony Brook University Website. The following supporting documents must also be submitted as attachments to the online application.

  1. A document that identifies potential research faculty mentors from Stony Brook University
  2. CV (including publications, conference participation and teaching experience) and cover letter
  3. Personal Statement: 1-2 pages highlighting the following
    • career goals
    • commitment to teaching
    • research experience
    • teaching experience
    • interest/experience working with underrepresented students
    • potential Research Mentors

Step 3: Submit 3 Letters of Recommendation:  one of these letters must be from your PhD advisor/PI.  These may be emailed by their authors directly to  Applicant's name should be in the subject heading.


Applicants are responsible for ensuring that all items are submitted on time.



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