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UPDATE April 22, 2016 

Dear Postdocs,

There is still room in Grantsmanship 101 next Tuesday, as well as some new programs coming up.

Learn about Careers in Science Policy with Yvette Seger, Director of Science Policy at FASEB, who also serves as Vice Chair of the Board of the National Postdoctoral Association. 

Finally, the IREP Office and CIE are holding the next Practical Professional Skills workshop on Leadership coming up on May 12. Reserve your spot now!


Best,
Katy Flint Ehm
Director, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
postdocs@stonybrook.edu

Events & Classes

  1. Grantsmanship 101: Getting started with grant writing, Apr 26, 1pm
  2. Careers in Science Policy, May 6, 5pm
  3. Practical Professional Skills: Strengthen Your Leadership Skills, May 12, 12:30pm

Contests

  1. Compete in SBU's Grad Student-Postdoc Photo Contest! Deadline: May 1

Jobs

  1. Visiting Assistant Professor job at SUNY Old Westbury
  2. Innovative International Postdoc Program with a UK Lecturer Job at the End

Events & Classes


1.   Grantsmanship 101: Getting started with grant writing, Apr 26, 1pm
 
Attend this workshop to learn strategies for writing grant proposals for a range of purposes and sources. The workshop will cover:
  • Where to look for funding opportunities;
  • How to know what the funder is looking for;
  • How to write persuasively; and
  • How to organize a proposal.
SPEAKERS:
Nancy Goroff
Professor, Department
of Chemistry; and
Associate Provost, IREP
  Barbara Frank
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Art

 
 
WHEN:  Tuesday, April 26, 2016,
1:00pm - 2:30pm

WHERE: SAC Room 305

LUNCH WILL BE SERVED

 

Sponsored by the IREP Office and the Graduate Student Organization.


2 . Careers in Science Policy, May 6, 5pm

The Graduate Career Association invites you attend their next career exploration panel featuring SBU alumna Yvette Seger, PhD (Genetics, '04), who will talk about her career as Director of Science Policy at FASEB.

Date:  Friday, May 6, 2016
Time:  5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location:  Wang Center Room 201
RSVP:  http://goo.gl/forms/M92DyRdIxx






3 .   Practical Professional Skills: Strengthen Your Leadership Skills, May 12, 12:30pm

Join the IREP Office and the Center for Inclusive Education for our next Practical Professional Skills seminar on May 12, 12:30-2:00pm. RSVP below.



Contests

1.  Compete in SBU's Grad Student-Postdoc Photo Contest! Deadline: May 1

Jobs

1. Visiting Assistant Professor in Biology at SUNY Old Westbury

SUNY Old Westbury has a full-time, temporary opening for a plant biologist/plant ecologist for the 2016-2017 academic year. There will be a subsequent search for a full-time tenure-track opening starting fall 2017 in plant bio/ecology during next academic year. Anyone who may be interested in filling for the year and hopefully applying for the tenure track, should contact Dr. Fernando Nieto.

Fernando E. Nieto-Fernandez, PhD
Professor of Biology and Chair
of the Biological Sciences Department
SUNY College at Old Westbury
516-876-2729
nietof@oldwestbury.edu 


2. Innovative International Postdoc Program with UK Lecturer Job at the End

University of Birmingham and University of Illinois Chicago have announced the new Birmingham- Illinois BRIDGE Fellowships program, which provides postdoc fellowships alternately held at each campus, and provides a UK lectureship at Birmingham upon conclusion.

Supported research areas are:  Applications are due May 13, 2016. 

Program Website:   http://www.birminghamillinoisbridge.org/fellows/

The Science Careers article on the program: 
http://www.sciencemag.org/careers/2016/04/us-and-uk-universities-announce-binational-postdoc-program


 
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