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


Assistant Director for Graduate Diversity, University of Rochester

The Arts, Sciences and Engineering (AS&E) at the University of Rochester is currently seeking candidates for the position of Assistant Director for Graduate Diversity in the David T. Kearns Center for Leadership and Diversity.

The Assistant Director creates and oversees recruiting, reporting, evaluation, advising and other services and programs for target students; proposes new initiatives for AS&E grounded in national research and an understanding of local data; collaborates  with faculty, deans and directors of graduate studies and the Director of Graduate Enrollment in AS&E; and represents AS&E externally as a recruiter and presenter on a national level.

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Postdoc position in the Levy Lab at UCSF

A postdoctoral position is available for candidates who have research experience in virology, molecular biology, cellular immunology and/or stem cell biology and have a PhD or M.D.

The research undertaken involves studies of HIV infection with a focus on innate immunity toward development of a therapy or a vaccine and stem cell biology directed at an HIV cure. The position is in the UCSF Laboratory for Tumor and AIDS Virus Research.

Interested candidates should send curriculum vitae and the names of three references to:

Jay A. Levy, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
513 Parnassus, Room S1280
San Francisco, CA 94143-1270

Science Teaching and Learning Fellow opportunity

The Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences (EOAS) at the University of British Columbia (UBC) invites applications for the position of Science Teaching and Learning Fellow (STLF) in an extension of the Earth & Ocean Sciences Science Education Initiative (EOS-SEI).

The EOS-SEI was started as part of the Carl Wieman Science Education Initiative (CWSEI), a program for the improvement of undergraduate science education at UBC.  The appointments will be for one year initially and may be renewable for two additional years.  Appointments will be made at the 12-month lecturer level.  The anticipated start date is 1 August 2014.

Review of applications will begin on June 15, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.

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Fall 2014 Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Fall Term of the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) Program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Applications are due at 5:00pm ET on May 30, 2014

  • 16 weeks (August 25- December 12) engaged in a research project under the direction of a laboratory scientist/engineer
  • Career develeopment workshops/lab tours
  • $500 per week stipend and limited travel reimbursement/housing allowance (for those who qualify)
For Eligibility requirements:

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Staff Associate position – International Research Institute for Climate and Society of Columbia University

The International Research Institute for Climate and Society of Columbia University in Palisades, New York is seeking a Staff Associate.

Annual salary will be commensurate with experience.  We only accept online applications.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree and at least 4 years of experience in economics, climate science, policy, remote sensing, or agricultural sciences or a Master’s degree plus 2 years of experience in economics, climate science, policy, remote sensing, risk and vulnerability assessments, participatory action research, participatory planning research, or agricultural sciences.  Master’s degree preferred. Strong written and verbal English skills are essential.

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