Don't forget to join us at the
New Postdoc Welcome this Thursday, June 23 in Wang Room 201. We encourage all recently arrived postdocs to come at 4pm for an introduction and
for all postdocs to join us at 5pm for the welcome reception.
Also, do you have any tips you wish you had heard as a new postdoc? Send me your
tips for incorporating into our new orientation.
Best, Katy Flint Ehm Director, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs firstname.lastname@example.org
Join the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs for our
New Postdoc Welcome on June 23rd. The Welcome offers an introduction to Stony Brook to help recently
arrived postdocs maximize their postdoctoral experience. The first part of the welcome
will be particularly useful for any postdocs who have joined Stony Brook since January.
All postdocs are encouraged to join us for the reception. Come out to meet your peers
and welcome the newest additions to our postdoctoral community.
4:00pm-5:00pm: NEW POSTDOCS 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 and faculty who can help you make the most of your time at Stony Brook
5:00pm-6:00pm: NEW AND CONTINUING POSTDOCS We invite all our postdocs to a reception following the main orientation. Drop by to meet your colleagues and welcome our newest postdocs. Refreshments will be served.
. Send Your Tips for New Postdocs to email@example.com
Was there a tip or a piece of information you wish you had heard when you first started
your postdoc here at Stony Brook? Send your ideas to the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
firstname.lastname@example.org to help us enhance our new postdoc orientation materials.
The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation's German Chancellor Fellowship is a great opportunity
for young leaders to spend a year in Germany working on a project of their choice. The
program is targeted at university graduates from the United States, the Russian Federation,
the People’s Republic of China, Brazil and India who have an international outlook
and initial leadership experience. U.S. applications have been down recently, so the
odds could be good.
The American Society for Cell Biology is offering the
Kaluza Prizes supported by Beckman Coulter to honor academic excellence in graduate student research.
Please forward this email to those at your institution who are eligible to apply.
All entrants in the competition must be ASCB members who are current graduate students
or researchers who received their PhD within two years of this year's application
deadline of June 30. Both U.S. and international scientists are welcome to apply.
Applicants from previous years who are still within the time window of eligibility
may apply again.
Applicants must submit a one-page essay describing their research accomplishments
(maximum 600 words) plus a CV in one combined PDF at
http://www.ascb.org/kaluzaprizes. The application deadline is June 30, 2016.
Stony Brook's new Office of Proposal Development (OPD) sends out semi-regular listings
of many new funding solicitations in a range of disciplines. You can join their announcement
group to receive these funding opportunities by visiting the Google group linked below
and requesting to join using your stonybrook email address. You can receive them straight
to your inbox or visit the group as needed. Click below to get started.
The NIH's National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) seeks input from
the research community on how to catalyze the modernization of biomedical graduate
education through NIGMS’s institutional predoctoral training grants program. This
Request for Information (RFI) will assist NIGMS in identifying, developing and potentially
implementing strategies that will catalyze the modernization of graduate education
at the national level to ensure that trainees gain the skills, abilities and knowledge
required to be successful in the biomedical research workforce.
You can help Stony Brook's Office of Postdoctoral Affairs maintain our database of
postdocs and "non-faculty researchers" by completing our
Postdoc and Research Scientist Info Form. Your completion of the form not only helps us with our federal reporting requirements
about our postdoctoral population, but also helps us understand whether or not you
are a postdoc, enabling us to better serve our community. Keeping our email lists
current also will help us to reach you for our postdoc needs assessment survey to
be conducted this Fall
If you haven't had a chance to fill it out, you can find it