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OPA Update: January 19, 2018

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UPDATE January 19, 2018

Dear Postdocs,

Two important items today:
(1) Please complete the Postdoc & Research Scientist Info Form; and
(2) Blavatnik Award Postdoc nominations due TODAY.

Best,
Katy 


Administrative

  1. Please complete the Postdoc and Research Scientist Info Form by Jan 25th or sooner.

Events & Classes

  1. Next New Postdoc Welcome is April 20, 9am, followed by All-Postdoc Coffee  at 10am

Jobs & Funding

  1. 2018 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists: Campus deadline: TODAY, 1/19
  2. Intelligence Community Postdoc in Multiple Fields, $75k+, Due: Mar 12
  3. Biomedical Chemistry Research Assistant Professor, Binghamton University
  4. 2018 L’Oréal USA For Women in Science Fellowships, Deadline: Feb 2
Administrative

1.  Please complete the Postdoc and Research Scientist Info Form by Jan 25th or sooner.

To help Stony Brook in our reporting requirements on our postdoctoral community, we ask you to complete the Postdoc & Research Scientist Info form if you haven't, or if you haven't in a few years and your information has changed. 

You can find the form  HERE  or here: 
https://stonybrookuniversity.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_24hgsgRrvMaleRf

[Update: Seeing this late? The new form for 2018-2019 is here:
https://stonybrookuniversity.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_06q8ogGPDPZLuVD ]

Deadline for Completion:  January 25


Events & Classes

1.  Next New Postdoc Welcome is April 20, 9am, followed by All-Postdoc Coffee at 10am
 









Join the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs for our quarterly   New Postdoc Welcome, followed by an informal coffee for all postdocs.

The 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.

9:00am-10:00am: NEW POSTDOC ORIENTATION 

10:00am-11:00am:  POSTDOC COFFEE
Refreshments will be served. 

WHERE:   Grad School Conference Room, 2401 Old Computer Science

FOR MORE INFORMATION: 
www.stonybrook.edu/postdocs/newpostdocwelcome.php

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Jobs & Funding


1.  2018 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists: Campus deadline: TODAY, 1/19

The New York Academy of Sciences Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists acknowledge and celebrate the excellence of the most noteworthy young scientists and engineers in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. The regional competition recognize outstanding postdoctoral-rank researchers who work in disciplines in the life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, and engineering with unrestricted financial prizes for both finalists and awardees.

Three winners will each receive $30,000 in unrestricted funds and six finalists will each receive $10,000 in unrestricted funds. 

THIS IS A LIMITED COMPETITION.   Stony Brook University may only nominate up to 15 postdocs for this award each year, and those postdocs must have publications from the postdoc already to be competitive.

Campus Deadline:  January 19, 2018 (letter writers have until Feb 14)

For more information and to apply:  
stonybrook.edu/postdocs/opportunities/funding.php#view-blavatnik

Questions:  Email jennifer.green@stonybrook.edu


2.  Intelligence Community Postdoc in Multiple Fields, $75k+, Due: Mar 12

The Intelligence Community (IC) Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program offers scientists and engineers from a wide variety of disciplines unique opportunities to conduct research in a wide range of topics relevant to the Intelligence Community. The research is conducted by the Postdocs, while working in partnership with a Research Advisor and collaborating with an advisor from the Intelligence Community. 

In partnership with the Research Advisor, the Postdoc composes and submits a technical proposal that responds to a current research opportunity.

U.S. citizens and recent Ph.D. graduates or doctoral students who will soon complete their degrees are invited to apply. 

Award Details: 
Stipends: $75,000-$79,000
Travel Budget: Up to $6000
Duration: 2 years, with third year option
Host Lab Funds: Up to $5000
Research Advisor Funds: $10000 stipend plus $2000 travel


Deadline: March 12, 2018

For More Information:  https://orau.org/icpostdoc/current-opportunities.html

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3.  Biomedical Chemistry Research Assistant Professor, Binghamton University

Binghamton University began a Freshman Research Immersion (FRI) program in AY2014-15, in which teams of research faculty design research courses and then work with a  Research Assistant Professor who oversees the day-to-day research of the students. The undergraduates proceed through three courses (basic research methods in the freshman fall, beginning research project in freshman spring, and then follow-up research in sophomore fall), with about 30 students per cohort. More detail about the  FRI program is available at our web site. Also  Short FRI video and  Quotes from FRI students 


For More Information and To Apply:  GO HERE


4.  2018 L’Oréal USA For Women in Science Fellowships, Deadline: Feb 2


The L’Oréal USA For Women in Science fellowship program honors female scientists at a critical stage in their careers with grants of $60,000 each. Since 2003, they’ve awarded 70 postdoctoral women scientists over $3.5 million in grants. They are seeking five exceptional female scientists looking to advance their research and serve as role models for the next generation of girls in STEM.

For More Information:  www.lorealusa.com/forwomeninscience 
 


 

 



 
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