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University of Maine CHE Faculty Position

posted Dec 18, 2014, 8:29 AM by PROMISE AGEP


Assistant Professor School of Earth and Climate Sciences

posted Dec 12, 2014, 10:40 AM by PROMISE AGEP

Assistant Professor School of Earth and Climate Sciences

Assistant Professor

School of Earth and Climate Sciences

Endowed Professorship: Petrology/Mineralogy/High P-T Geochemistry

 

The University of Maine invites applications for the newly established, endowed Edward Sturgis Grew Professorship in Petrology and Mineralogy in the School of Earth and Climate Sciences. This is a full-time tenure-track position with a focus on igneous and/or metamorphic petrology, geochemistry, and mineralogy. We seek a candidate who will complement the existing strengths in the Geodynamics, Crustal Studies, and Earth Rheology research group. The School of Earth and Climate Sciences has a highly interactive research and teaching environment, with staff-supported microprobe and electron microscopy laboratories. For more information on the School, please visit: http://umaine.edu/earthclimate.

 

Candidates must have an earned doctorate in the discipline or a closely related field by the date of appointment, a strong research and publication record in their field, and a demonstrated commitment to teaching. Postdoctoral experience is strongly preferred but not required. The position is an academic year appointment with preferred starting date of September 1, 2015. Materials must be submitted online at: https://umaine.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=23153. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2015. Please email esgppm@umit.maine.edu with questions about the position.

 

The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

HOWARD UNIVERSITY FACULTY POSITIONS IN PSYCHOLOGY

posted Dec 11, 2014, 7:19 AM by PROMISE AGEP

The Howard University Department of Psychology invites applications for three faculty positions starting in Fall, 2015.  Candidates for all three faculty positions are expected to work collaboratively to help maintain a strong student-centered program.  All candidates must have a Ph.D. in Psychology by the time of appointment, an active research program, a strong commitment to quality teaching, and the potential to attract, or an established record of attracting, extramural funding.

 

The first and second positions are in Quantitative Psychology.  The areas of specialty can include quantitative, social, personality, developmental, cognitive, biopsychology and health.  One position is a tenure-track assistant Professor; the other is for an open-rank, tenure-track/ tenured Professor (Assistant, Associate, Full).  The successful candidates will teach undergraduate and graduate level statistics and research methods courses, as well as courses in the candidate’s area of expertise.

 

The third position is for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology ideally with a focus on health disparities.  The specific area of research is open.  Special attention will be given to candidates with an expertise in neuropsychology who are able to teach graduate courses in neuropsychological assessment and psycho-pharmacology and   undergraduate courses in the candidate’s areas of expertise.  The successful candidate will have a doctorate in clinical psychology from an APA accredited psychology PhD program and be licensed or licensed eligible.

 

Interested candidates should submit via email the following to Dr. Hope M. Hill, the Chair of our Search Committee (hhill@howard.edu): a CV; a letter describing research and teaching interests; representative reprints and/or preprints; and three letters of recommendation.

 

Review of applicants will begin on December 15th and will continue until the positions are filled.  Salary will be commensurate with education, experience, and accomplishments.

 

Howard University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a recipient of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award.  The University and the Department of Psychology seek to attract culturally diverse faculty of the highest caliber.  The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, marital status, religion, or disability. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

UC San Francisco - 2 Postdoc Positions

posted Nov 20, 2014, 10:42 AM by PROMISE AGEP

The Immunogenetics and Transplantation Laboratory (ITL) at the University of California

San Francisco (UCSF) is seeking 2 highly motivated Postdoctoral Research Associates

to develop novel approaches to investigate immune/inflammatory mechanisms of

allograft injury and discover new biomarkers and therapeutics in solid organ and bone

marrow transplantation.


Candidates must have a Ph.D. with a strong background in Immunology, Molecular

Biology and Genomics. The successful candidate should have extensive experience

with tissue culture, cell analysis, molecular biology techniques, bioinformatics and

biostatistics. Applicants must possess good communication skills and be fluent in both

spoken and written English. Candidates should be responsible and driven, with

excellent attention to detail. A minimum 2-year commitment is required.


To apply, please provide a CV, a brief description of research interests and career goals

in a cover letter and contact information for three references with your application.

Salary is commensurate with experience (NIH level) and the position will include

standard benefits. Please send your application package by email to:


Rajalingam Raja, Ph.D.

Professor of Clinical Surgery

Director of Immunogenetics and Transplantation Laboratory

University of California, San Francisco

Email: Rajalingam.Raja@ucsf.edu


and


Victor Corpuz

Director of Operations and Administration

University of California, San Francisco

Email: Victor.Corpuz@ucsf.edu

Tenure-track position - Mechanical Engineering

posted Nov 18, 2014, 9:59 AM by PROMISE AGEP

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of South Florida invites applications for tenured/tenure-track positions at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor levels starting August 2015. Preference will be given to candidates in the Energy field (such as Sustainable Energy Systems) and Advanced Manufacturing (such as Digital Manufacturing).

Postdoctoral Opportunity: The Tufts Training in Education and Critical Research Skills Program

posted Nov 18, 2014, 9:58 AM by PROMISE AGEP

We would like to tell you about an exciting postdoctoral training program that is in place at Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts, and hope that you will pass information about this opportunity on to your graduate students.  This program, called TEACRS (Training in Education and Critical Research Skills), is funded by the Institution Research and Career Development Award (IRACDA) mechanism of NIH-GMS.       

 

TEACRS is designed to prepare talented young scientists for the multiple demands of an academic career in biomedical research. Trainees spend on average 75% of their time conducting bench research and 25% of their time in career development activities. Teaching skills are developed through programs involving mentored classroom assignments at minority-serving institutions in the Boston area.  The training is supplemented by workshops on teaching methods, career opportunities in academia, and essential skills such as grant writing, mentoring, and scientific presentations.  The training components are sequenced to allow trainees to balance the activities and to build on previous experiences. TEACRS fellows receive up to four years of salary support and a yearly travel and supply allowance.

 

The application deadline for positions beginning in the fall of 2015 is March 2Later applications will be considered if positions are available.  Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents with no more than two years of postdoctoral training at the time of their appointment to the program. Commitment to the goals of the program, strong academic and research credentials and a demonstrated interest in teaching and mentoring will be important criteria used in the selection process.

 

For additional information on the TEACRS program and application procedures, please visit our website, or contact Claire or Jordan with questions. We have also attached a printable flier describing the program.

 

Thank you for your help in getting the word out about the TEACRS Program.

 

Assistant Professor in Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy at the University of Minnesota

posted Nov 17, 2014, 10:38 AM by PROMISE AGEP

The Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota
is committed to academic
excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body
and seeks applications for a faculty
position at the Assistant Professor level in Science, Technology, and
Environmental Policy (STEP).

The STEP area at the Humphrey School focuses on public issues arising
at the intersection of science,
technology, environment and society that shape economic development,
environmental sustainability,
human health and well-being. The focus of this faculty search is on -
new and emerging technologies
in the context of STEP. We seek candidates whose approach to teaching
and research is innovative and
inclusive in terms of race, gender, class and ethnicity.

Candidates must have training in STEM disciplines (physical and
natural sciences, engineering,
environmental studies) at the advanced undergraduate or graduate
level, and demonstrate work at the
interface with public affairs. Candidates must be willing and able to
contribute in rank-appropriate
ways to the school, teach in the school’s core curriculum, provide
leadership to its master’s and Ph.D.
programs, demonstrate a willingness to help students in career
preparation , and function collaboratively
in a multi- and inter-disciplinary college, and with external constituencies.

For more information and to apply online please go to:
employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=125203

Applications will be reviewed beginning November 15, 2015. The
position will remain open until filled.

NSF Day at the MD Science Center

posted Nov 11, 2014, 3:32 PM by PROMISE AGEP

What: You're invited to NSF Day: a day-long workshop that provides an overview on proposal writing, National Science Foundation (NSF)'s merit review process, and programs that fall within our seven scientific and engineering directorates, as well as funding opportunities that cross disciplinary boundaries. NSF representatives will be on hand in breakout sessions to personally engage in discussions with attendees about potential research proposals.

Who: Researchers interested in obtaining NSF funding for valuable research.

Cost: $100/person payable to the Maryland Science Center


When:

Where:

Why:

Monday, Dec. 8, 2014,
7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Maryland Science Center, 
601 Light Street, 
Baltimore, MD 21230

To learn how NSF works and how to submit winning, fundable proposals.

 

 

 

An agenda is available on nsf.gov. Please direct questions to nsfday@nsf.gov.

DOE Scholars Paid (via Stipend) Internship Program is now accepting applications for college undergraduate and graduate students and post-graduates for Summer 2015.

posted Nov 11, 2014, 3:31 PM by PROMISE AGEP

 The Department of Energy (DOE) Scholars Program is now accepting applications for Summer 2015.

Visit http://orise.orau.gov/doescholars for more information or to apply - deadline is January 15, 2015

The DOE Scholars Program offers unique opportunities that introduce students or post-graduates to the agency’s mission and operations. Participants in the DOE Scholars Program gain a competitive edge as they apply their education, talent and skills in a variety of scientific research settings within the DOE complex. Appointments are available in a variety of disciplines at participating DOE facilities nationwide.

Being selected as a DOE Scholar offers the following benefits:

Career possibilities with the nation’s leading sponsor for scientific research
Opportunities to learn from top scientists and subject matter experts
Stipends are a minimum of $600 per week (depending on academic status)
Travel arrangements to and from appointment site Veterans are given 
Veterans preference with the Federal Energy Management Program

Applicants must be US Citizens and undergraduates, graduates or post-graduates of an accredited college or university.  The program is open to majors in: Engineering; Physical Sciences; Environmental Sciences; Computer Science and Information Technology; Physics; Business; Policy; Program Management; Mathematics; Statistics; Safety and Health; Accounting and Finance; Law; Communications; and other related areas.

Want to learn more about the DOE Scholars program? E-mail doescholars@orise.orau.gov or visit http://orise.orau.gov/doescholars.re the

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