1.Celebrate National Postdoc Appreciation Week next Tues, Sept 19, 5pm
National Postdoc Appreciation Week is the eighth annual celebration honoring postdocs
and recognizing the contributions they make to research and development in the United
States and beyond. At Stony Brook, we will celebrate this year with a reception for
all postdocs, your labmates, advisors, and friends on September 19th. Refreshments
will be served.
We hope you can join us!
Date:September 19 Time:5:00pm - 6:30pm Location:Poetry Center, 2001 Humanities Building
2.New Postdocs! Join us for the New Postdoc Welcome, Tues, Sept 19 at 4pm
The New Postdoc Welcome offers an introduction to Stony Brook to help recently arrived
postdocs maximize their postdoctoral experience. All postdocs who have joined us in
the past six months are particularly encouraged to attend.
4:00pm-5:00pm:NEW POSTDOC ORIENTATION All postdocs who have arrived within the past six months are invited to:
Discover the unique aspects of being a postdoc at SBU
Learn about resources & benefits for SBU postdocs
Meet the staff who can help you make the most
of your time at Stony Brook
The NPAW Reception will start at 5:00pm for all postdocs.
.Fundamentals of Bioscience Industry Course Call for Applications
The Fundamentals of the Bioscience Industry Program provides participants with the
skills and knowledge they need to transition out of the academic lab into a professional
position in the bioscience industry.
This innovative, one semester, evening program is taught by industry professionals
through lectures and interactive team projects. Students gain first-hand experience
in the development of commercialization strategies around real intellectual property
and business issues. This experiential learning process will shed light onto the expanded
number of business roles to which scientific skills can be applied.
Benefits of the program include:
Learning the process of how a technology becomes a product
Increasing your marketability through education beyond the typical classroom
Gaining insight into corporate decision making
Making connections with industry leaders
Access to alumni network with ongoing career opportunities, mentoring and social interactions
Created by the
Center for Biotechnology
, this program is targeted towards graduate students and postdocs seeking to facilitate
commercial activities within their academic labs or enhance their knowledge of the
commercial sector in order to transition into non-academic careers.
To learn more about the program and its opportunities visit:
2018 PROGRAM EARLY APPLICATION DEADLINE – FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2017
.Women in STEM talk Sept 21: 10+ Years of ADVANCE at Michigan Tech
The sponsors for this event, the WINGS (Women In GeoSciences- Nurturing opportunities,
Effectiveness, Satisfaction and Leadership) initiative at SoMAS, will hold a catered
lunch at 1:30pm (Sep-21) at Endeavour 120, after after the seminar for faculty, postdocs,
staff and students to meet with Dr. Huntoon.
If you would like to join the lunch, Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the
subject "Huntoon lunch" by this Friday (Sep-15).
Jobs & Funding
1.NRC Research Associateship Program, Deadline: Nov 15
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine sponsors a number of
awards for postdoctoral and senior researchers at
participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. These awards include generous stipends ranging from $45,000 - $80,000 per year for
recent Ph.D. recipients, and higher for additional experience. Limited graduate level
awards are available. These awards provide the opportunity for recipients to do independent
research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the U.S. Research
opportunities are open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and for some of the
laboratories, foreign nationals.
Four annual review cycles: • November; Opens September 1; Closes November 1 • February; Opens December 1; Closes February 1 • May; Opens March 1; Closes May 1 • August; Opens June 1; Closes August 1
Applicants should contact prospective Research Adviser(s) at the lab(s) prior to the
application deadline to discuss their research interests and funding opportunities.
These programs combine your PhD level science with skills in management to prepare
you for a high level career in the biotech industry or as an entrepreneur.
There is still time to apply for Fall 2017! A limited number of FULL scholarships,
provided by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund, remain available for CBM students beginning
in Fall 2017.
Begin your application
New Networking Association for International Scientists in NYC area
INet NYC (International Networking in NYC) was founded in 2014 and is run by young volunteer
scientists. It is an organization that aims to provide support and professional development
opportunities for international STEM scientists in the NYC area. It facilitate the
connection of scientists, allowing for the sharing of experiences and the formation
of a strong international peer network. INet NYC organizes professional, networking
and social events that are focused on the challenges and opportunities of international
scientists. The group believes that, by creating a local community, INet NYC can assist
in finding solutions to career and social concerns that international scientists face.
To become members and find more information about INet NYC at http://inetnyc.com and
contact them at email@example.com. You can also find them on social media: https://twitter.com/INetNYC https://www.facebook.com/inetnyc/ https://www.linkedin.com/groups/8217871