A number of events coming up in the next week or two. First, the CIE's popular Faculty
Week events will happen this week and next. Then, the IREP Office/OPA will offer two
workshops next week on negotiating your salary and on writing a career plan. Join
Finally, note that registration is now open for Fall courses in communicating science.
Sign up before all the postdoc spots are filled.
Best, Katy Flint Ehm Director, IREP Office and Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
This webinar, co-hosted by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), Coalition
of Urban Serving Universities (USU), and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities
(APLU), is part of a series intended to stimulate discussion and engage university
leaders around topics from the recent report Increasing Diversity in the Biomedical Research Workforce: Actions for Improving Evidence, supported by the National Institutes of Health.
The webinar will be held on Tuesday, April 18, 1:00-2:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
Sibby Anderson-Thompkins, Ph.D., Director of Postdoctoral Affairs, University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill
Kathleen Flint Ehm, Ph.D., Director, Office for the Integration of Research, Education,
and Professional Development and Director, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, Stony Brook
Jessica Faupel-Badger, Ph.D., Director, NIGMS Postdoctoral Research Associate (PRAT)
Program, National Institutes of Health
Frances Leslie, Ph.D., Vice Provost and Dean, Graduate Division, University of California,
Who should attend this webinar? Anyone interested in the success of minority graduate students, postdocs, and faculty
in STEM. Interested individuals may include university leaders and administrators,
deans, academic affairs staff, diversity professionals, and faculty.
4.Planning Your Path to a Satisfying Career, Tues, Apr 25, 3:30pm
Join us and kickstart your IDP and career planning.
5.Postdoc Registration for Fall Communicating Science Courses Now Open
Through a special arrangement with the Alda Center for Communicating Science, postdocs
may sign up through the Postdoc Office to take the Alda Center's nationally-renowned
communicating science classes for FREE. Space is limited, with two postdoc spots in
each section of most courses. Postdocs may only take one course per semester.
To Register: Email the Postdoc Office at firstname.lastname@example.org with your preferred course and
section. Placement is first come, first served. All students are expected to attend
and participate in every session.
6.SBU-BNL Postdoc Meetup: Trivia night at Brewology, TUESDAYS
Meet up with postdocs and early-career researchers from Brookhaven for trivia night
at Brewology in Port Jefferson. Be there at 7pm to sign up or cheer on your team!
Food and beverage will be available for purchase.
When: Most Tuesdays, at 7pm Where: Brewology: http://brewology295.com/ Located behind Starbucks, next to the Gap, on Main St. (112) in Port Jefferson
Jobs & Funding
1.Columbia Seeks Assistant Director for Postdoc Office
Columbia University, in New York City, is seeking an Assistant Director for its Postdoc
Office. Unfortunately, they can't sponsor for a visa.
This ebriefing was reported by our own Evgenia Alexandrova, Pharmacology.
3.NIH Regional Seminar on Program Funding & Grants Administration, Oct 25-27
The NIH Regional Seminar on Program Funding & Grants Administration provides an unparalleled
opportunity for you to gain a better perspective of NIH policies and programs, network
with peers, gather helpful NIH contacts, and return to your office or lab with useful
information, resources, and tools to assist in obtaining and managing NIH awards. Registration is now open for the following 2017 NIH Regional Seminar Locations: -- October 25-27: Baltimore, MD (Just opened – be one of the first to register!)
Each year, Stony Brook is asked to do an accounting of all our postdocs and "non-faculty
researchers" to NSF for their annual Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates. To help us with our data collection, we ask you to complete the Postdoc and Research
Scientist Info Form, where you can, for example, let us know if you're not a postdoc.
We always need your up-to-date data, so you can still complete it!