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How to Apply to Stony Brook IRACDA

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Applications for the 2023 cohort are currently being accepted. 

Job Posting Link: Stony Brook IRACDA

Application Deadline: Open until all positions are filled

Start Date:  Cohort 12: Currently filling immediately. Cohort 13: On or after September 1st (based on date of degree conferral)

 Step 1: Identify potential research faculty mentors from Stony Brook University

View Mentors

You are not limited to the mentors on the list. Any research faculty at SBU may be considered. Selected mentors and/or departments will be contacted by IRACDA staff to match candidates with their research interests. However, we strongly encourage applicants to make contact with potential mentors as well. 

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  The 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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