Title: Research Associate
Location: University of Maine, School of Marine Sciences, Darling Marine Center Prospective Start Date: ~March 15, 2014
Description: The position provides professional field and laboratory assistance in grant-supported research in marine benthic ecology and fisheries science. The position requires the individual to organize and participate in dive operations, field work, and research cruises, sometimes independently of the senior investigator, coordinating the training of student interns, handling small boats, laboratory sampling and statistical analyses, report and proposal writing, purchasing and ordering of supplies. The primary location of the position is at the University of Maines Darling Marine Center in Walpole, Maine.Knowledge and Skills Qualifications: Typically has the education associated with a Masters degree or a Bachelors degree and equivalent combination of related experience in marine biology/ecology, oceanography or fisheries science. Demonstrated experience conducting data analysis, critical thinking and report writing. Advanced SCUBA, Rescue Diving, DAN Oxygen training, current CPR and First Aid and AAUS Scientific Diving certification, and USCG Boat safety training or equivalent and experience handling small boats are required. Facility with Excel software required, and experience with ArcView, MatLab and R programming languages preferred. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; previous experience and a desire to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies from students, faculty, administrators, policy makers, fishermen, as well as delivering presentations at scientific meetings. Proven organizational skills, experience multi-tasking, working both independently and in a team. Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervising of 2-3 undergraduate summer interns and graduate students in diving and field operations, as well as lab duties.Application review will commence Feb 14, 2014
For more details and on-line application instructions go to: https://umaine.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=16971&job=research-associate For queries prior to application, contact:
Dr. Richard Wahle
positions are available for candidates who have had research experience
in virology, molecular biology, cellular immunology,
or protein chemistry and have obtained a Ph.D. and/or M.D.
The research undertaken involves studies of HIV pathogenesis, innate immunity, stem cell biology and vaccine development.
The position is in the Laboratory for Tumor and AIDS Virus Research at the University of California, San Francisco.
Interested candidates should send curriculum vitae and the names of three references to:
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, CA 94143-1270
The application deadline is January 31st. Interested individuals can access information and apply by clicking on “search positions” and searching “any” for department and working title through the AACC website link below:
Please do not select a department or working title as we have been having some problems with the website.
Requirements are listed below.
Master's degree or higher in Mathematics, Mathematics Education or a related field with at least 18 graduate credit hours in mathematics is required. Ability to teach a wide variety of courses included developmental and credit-level math courses is required. Experience integrating technology and innovative teaching strategies to improve student learning
Community College teaching experience is preferred. Experience teaching online, hybrid and/or math courses for elementary education majors is highly desirable.
Multicultural Post-Doctoral Fellowship in GeneticsThe Department of Biological Sciences in the College of the Environment and Life Sciences at the University of Rhode Island is seeking a Multicultural Post-Doctoral Fellow with expertise in genetics and a commitment to bringing multicultural perspectives to the curriculum, department, college, and university. The appointment is for the 2014-2015 calendar year. Subject to a favorable review of teaching and scholarly activities, the Fellow may be provided with an opportunity to transition into a full-time, tenure-track faculty position. The Fellow will contribute to teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses in genetics each semester and will be encouraged to pursue his/her scholarly interests. The Department will provide mentoring toward professional growth. Please attach the following (PDF) documentation to the online Employment Application: (1) A cover letter that addresses eligibility requirements and should include demonstrated evidence of understanding of and commitment to bringing multicultural perspectives to the curriculum, research, teaching, and service, and promoting the success of those in underrepresented groups; (2) A CV that includes the names and contact information for three individuals who will serve as references and who are familiar with your research and teaching qualifications; (3) A one-page statement of teaching philosophy; (4) Under "Other Document", please include a one-page description of research interests and accomplishments. Visit our website at https://jobs.uri.edu to apply and to view the complete details for job post (#6001336). Applications will close January 27, 2014. Only online applications are accepted. For information about the Biological Sciences Department at the University of Rhode Island, please go to http://cels.uri.edu/bio/. The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer and values diversity.
I have a postdoctoral position open in the Laboratory of Regenerative
Biology at the Department of Biological Sciences, Wright State University,
Dayton, Ohio. The research of the lab is focused on understanding
regulation of gene expression during regeneration and in stem cells. We
use planarian flatworms as our model organism. Those interested should
apply via Wright State University's Human Resources website:
THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT ARLINGTON
PROVOST POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS
SEARCH CODE: PDF11012013
The University of Texas at Arlington (UT Arlington)
invites applications and nominations for Provost Post-Doctoral
Fellowships, in support of the university’s continuing commitment to
advance scholars from underrepresented groups in
higher education. The purpose of the fellowship is to develop and
prepare scholars from underrepresented groups for future faculty
positions in academia. The fellowships are for a two-year term beginning
in August 2014.
UT Arlington is located in the heart of the Dallas/Fort
Worth Metroplex; the fourth largest metropolitan area in the U.S. It is a
Research University/High Activity institution with over 33,000 students
(7,637 graduate students and
25,700 undergraduates) in 30 doctoral programs and 70 master's
programs. The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Almanac of Higher
Education 2013 lists the UT Arlington as the nation’s 7th
fastest-growing public research university with more than a 61%
increase in enrollment from Fall 2000 to Fall 2010. Additionally, over
the past several years, based upon its undergraduate population, the
U.S. News & World Report has ranked UT Arlington as one of
the nation’s top universities for providing a racially and ethnically
diverse campus. The University is rising in stature through its
commitment to transforming the lives of students, pushing
the boundaries of knowledge, and serving those around us.
The fellowship program is open to all areas of study (see
The University is especially interested in candidates in the STEM
(science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields. Preference
will be given to U.S. citizens from groups
whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe
Alaska Natives (Aleut, Eskimo or other Indigenous People of Alaska)
Native American Indians
Native Pacific Islanders (Polynesian/Micronesian)
Females in STEM fields.
See Web site for complete eligibility information
Individuals who received their terminal degrees between May 1, 2006, and May 31, 2014 are eligible. (Candidates who are ABD will be considered, but the fellowship requires that the terminal degree be awarded by May 31, 2014.) Successful
candidates will present:
evidence of superior academic and professional
achievement/promise as demonstrated by their publication record,
professional activities, grade point average, honors and/or other
commitment to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level;
Present three letters of reference from individuals familiar with applicant’s scholarly and/or creative work.
Fellows may teach a course each semester starting the 2nd semester of the fellowship, as mutually agreed upon by the Fellow and host department.
Fellows will receive a stipend of $40,000 USD and a
research allowance of $2,000 USD each year. UT Arlington will also
provide each Fellow with a medical and dental benefits package.
All materials must be received by January 6, 2014. Applicants will be notified of decisions by March 31, 2014, and commitments must be made by April 30, 2014.
For further information and applications, contact:
University of Texas at Arlington, Provost Post- Doctoral Fellowships,
P.O. Box 19569, Arlington, TX 76019-0569, (817) 272 2106 or email
FacultyFellowships@uta.edu or visit web site
A criminal background check will be conducted on all finalists.
The use of tobacco products is prohibited at UT Arlington
The University of
Texas at Arlington does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status or
sexual orientation in employment
or in the provision of services.
The Academic Program Officer for Academic Initiatives will focus on improving the success of a diverse graduate student community. This position will work together with a talented team of program officers and managers, support staff, and graduate assistants. The Academic Program Officer will work in close consultation with the Director of Graduate Student Success and provide systematic support to faculty throughout the University as they address issues related to the academic success of 8,300 highly qualified and diverse graduate students.Demonstrated program development experience in higher education is necessary with a minimum of five to seven years overall work experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required, including a specific focus on experience with grants management and diversity. Familiarity with graduate education is necessary; an earned doctoral degree is preferred. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator, who can build collegial relationships with students, faculty and staff both inside the Graduate School and across the University.The target salary range is in the mid-$60,000s to mid-$70,000s depending on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.Deadline: November 25, 2013http://umjobs.org/job_detail/89418/academic_program_officer_for_academic_initiatives_rackham_graduate_student_success_office
The University of Connecticut is currently seeking applicants for 100 new faculty positions. This aggressive hiring plan is only one component to Next Generation Connecticut, an unprecedented 1.5 billion dollar investment by the State of Connecticut demonstrating our joint commitment to STEM research and education.
New faculty will be joining the University at an exciting time, with Next Gen CT initiatives such as UConn Tech Park, Bioscience CT and our partnership with The Jackson Laboratory furthering UConn on the trajectory of excellence as a major Research 1 institution and Top 20 Public University (USN&WR).
Faculty are central in shaping the landscape of our inclusive and diverse community, and the university is dedicated to providing a breadth of resources to new faculty as they transition to UConn. Storrs Center , virtually on campus, is home to new shops, restaurants, businesses and apartments. While our main campus is located in Storrs, CT, our reach is regional. We are within a two and a half-hour radius of New Haven, Providence, Boston and New York. A thirty-minute drive away is Hartford (home to UConn Law and the School of Social Work), which is a vibrant city with a deep history of innovation and intellectual vitality.
It is undoubtedly an exciting time at UConn. Visit UConn’s Faculty Hiring to learn more.