Northeastern University STEM Future Faculty Fellowship Program

Northeastern University invites nominations and applications from candidates in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields for the Northeastern University STEM Future Faculty Fellowship (Postdoctoral) Program.

Deadline to Apply:  January 15, 2015.

Eligibility:   A prospective Fellow must have completed the Ph.D. degree by the start of their fellowship term and no earlier than three years before the start of the fellowship term.

Fellowship Terms:

  • placement in a NEU host laboratory in the Fellow’s specialty
  • two Northeastern faculty members committed to mentoring
  • appointment for a 12-month term during the 2015-16 academic year
  • a 12-month salary of $50,000, plus health benefits
  • 5,000 towards conference travel and other research-related expenses

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Applications for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program now open

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) application period is now open!  NSF is soliciting applications for the GRFP until the posted deadlines in late October and early November 2014.  Since 1952, GRFP has provided Fellowships to individuals selected early in their graduate careers based on their demonstrated potential for significant achievements in science and engineering.  Three years of support is provided by the program for graduate study in science or engineering and leads to a research-based master’s or doctoral degree.  The NSF expects to award 2,000 Graduate Research Fellowships under this program solicitation pending availability of funds.

Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) PROGRAM SOLICITATION (NSF 14-590) -

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Assistant Professor position – California State Polytechnic University

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department in the College of Engineering at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona invites applications for one tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2015.

The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and the potential to establish a research program that involves both undergraduate and graduate students.  Teaching responsibilities will include both introductory and advanced courses, as well as assisting in curriculum development.   The applicant will be expected to advise students; serve on department, college and university committees; and engage in professional activities.  Applicants whose work supports the university’s Learn by Doing philosophy and demonstrates a commitment to diversity in higher education are particularly encouraged to apply.

For a full position description and application procedures, visit



Associate Dean for Inclusion and Student Engagement – Cornell University

Cornell University Graduate School is currently conducting a search for an Associate Dean for Inclusion and Student Engagement.

Key Responsibilities:  As a member of the Graduate School leadership team and a University Diversity Officer, you will provide vision, leadership and overall management of Graduate School policies and initiatives related to diversity, inclusion, and student engagement.  As Associate Dean you drive efforts to successfully recruit, retain and support a diverse student body with emphasis on historically underrepresented scholars in graduate education (especially Black, Hispanic, Asian American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, LGBT students, and women in targeted fields), and you work with colleagues to provide and engage students in comprehensive programming to promote the academic and professional success of all students.  Learn More

Core Qualifications:  We need a strategic leader and active collaborator who will design and implement targeted retention and development programs to support a diverse population of graduate students, supervising a Director of Recruitment, interacting directly with students and faculty, and coordinating student engagement and professional development programs with Graduate School colleagues and other campus partners. Continue reading

Director of Graduate Student Affairs position at Harvard

The Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) Office of Student Affairs is seeking a Director of Graduate Student Affairs (Ph.D. required).  Req ID #33238BR

Duties & Responsibilities:  The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) seeks qualified applicants for the position of Director of Graduate Student Affairs, reporting to the Assistant Dean for Education.

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Graduate Academic Programs Administrator position at Harvard

The Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) Office of Student Affairs is seeking a Graduate Academic Programs Administrator  (Req ID #33239BR).

Duties & Responsibilities:  Reporting to the Director of Graduate Student Affairs, the Graduate Academic Programs Administrator manages the graduate programs and academic progress of approximately 400 SEAS graduate students.

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Sloan Research Fellows – Nominations Now Open

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation is now accepting nominations for Sloan Research Fellowships in eight fields:  chemistry, computational and evolutionary molecular biology, computer science, economics, mathematics, neuroscience, ocean sciences, and physics.

These two-year, $50,000 fellowships are awarded annually to 126 early-career faculty in recognition of their distinguished performance and exceptional potential as researchers.  Candidates must be nominated by a department head or other senior researcher, and are selected by independent panels of noted scholars in each field.

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Director for Center for Teaching and Learning at UT Arlington

The UT Arlington Division of Faculty Affairs invites nominations and applications for the Director, Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence.  UT Arlington is listed as the nation’s seventh fastest-growing public research institution by The Chronicle of Higher Education 2013 Almanac and U.S. News & World Report ranks UT Arlington fifth nationally for providing a racially and ethnically diverse campus.

An earned doctoral (Ph.D.) degree is required.  Academic and professional credentials should include an outstanding record of achievement sufficient for appointment as either a senior lecturer or a tenured faculty member.

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Tenure-track position in Energy Resources Engineering – Humboldt State

Humboldt State University’s Environmental Resources Engineering Department (ERE) and the Schatz Energy Research Center (SERC) invite applications for an academic year tenure-track faculty position in Energy Resources Engineering.  The position will be split between teaching and associated duties in the ERE Department and research activities with SERC.

APPLICATION DEADLINE – This position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to completed applications received no later than October 31, 2014.  Early response is encouraged.

We seek to fill this position at the Assistant Professor rank; however, rank and salary are dependent on the appointee’s qualifications and experience. The current California State University Salary Schedule is available at Salary_Schedule.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS –  Ph.D. or equivalent in Environmental Engineering or a related engineering or science field from an accredited college or university is strongly preferred at the time of appointment.  Applicants with considerable progress towards degree completion by appointment date will be considered.  Completion of the terminal degree is required prior to the start of the second probationary year.

Program Manager at Stony Brook University

Program Manager position open at the Center for Inclusive Education at Stony Brook University.

Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 06/30/2014, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree.  Four years of directly related full-time administrative experience.  Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel.  Event coordination experience. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  Ability to manage multiple priorities in an organized manner and within a time sensitive environment.  Experience working with students. 

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree.  An additional year of directly related full-time administrative experience.  Experience with federal grants, education programs and working with minority students.

Full job description can be found at:

Special Notes: This is a full time appointment.  FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.  Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.  Recruitment travel will be required for this position.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State employment application, cover letter and resume to:

Kathryne Piazzola
Center for Inclusive Education
2401 Computer Science Building
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-4422