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Environmental Fellows Program

The University of Michigan Environmental Fellows Program, which is a summer fellowship program seeking to place a diverse group of Master’s and Doctoral students from underrepresented groups in the environmental field.
Application OPEN for the 2017 Environmental Fellows Program. Deadline to apply is January 31 2017
The 2017 Environmental Fellows Program involves:
  • A 12-week paid fellowship at either environmental grantmaking foundations, or at one of their grantees (including environmental non-profits, policy institutes, and mainstream NGOs)
  • Working on issues ranging from climate change to environmental health to environmental education to conservation.
  • A stipend of $10,000 plus some travel expenses.
  • Fellowship placement sites are available in a range of places included, but not limited to: New York City, Boston, Washington DC, California, and Michigan.
For more information and to apply please visit

NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) Program

NASA announces a call for graduate fellowship proposals to the NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) program for the 2017-2018 academic year.  This call for fellowship proposals solicits applications from accredited U.S. universities on behalf of individuals pursuing Master of Science (M.Sc.) or Doctoral (Ph.D.) degrees in Earth and space sciences, or related disciplines.  The purpose of NESSF is to ensure continued training of a highly qualified workforce in disciplines needed to achieve NASA’s scientific goals.  Awards resulting from this competitive selection will be made in the form of training grants to the respective universities.

The deadline for NEW applications is February 1, 2017, and the deadline for RENEWAL applications is March 15, 2017. Continue reading

Oregon Health & Science University: Faculty Recruitment

The Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) currently has a number
of open faculty positions for junior/mid-career scientists at the
Vollum Institute and is very interested in diversifying the applicant
pool and thereby adding more URM faculty. The subject areas include:
Biochemistry, Biophysics, Molecular Cell, Neuroscience, Cellular and
Molecular Biology, Molecular Biology, Biology, Systems Biology,
Neurobiology, and Structural Biology.

The deadline is quickly approaching on Dec 1, 2016 and qualified
candidates from underrepresented backgrounds are highly encouraged to

The job posting is here:

You can learn more research at OHSU here:
For more about the Vollum Institute visit:

For more information, contact Letisha Wyatt, Ph.D. at

California Alliance Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The California Alliance Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is now accepting applications for 2017-2018.  Prospective applicants in the mathematical and physical sciences, chemistry, or engineering are invited to apply by completing ONE application for postdoctoral positions at any of the four partner schools: Berkeley, Caltech, Stanford and UCLA.

The California Alliance’s Postdoctoral Fellowship applications are accepted online at:

Please see the attached program announcement or visit the California Alliance website for more information:

Please encourage prospective postdoctoral fellows to apply and help us spread the word by forwarding the announcement on to your colleagues. These are postdoctoral awards for up to two-years, with annual stipends from $55K to $70K per year.

The California Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate is a National Science Foundation-supported initiative to increase diversity among STEM graduate students, postdocs, and faculty. Please see the attached program announcement or visit the website for more information.  For assistance with the application process, please contact Dr. Catherine Newman at: Continue reading

STEM Faculty Openings

The Department of Engineering and Computer Science at Seattle Pacific University has an opening for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Computer Science, both beginning Fall 2017.

For the EE position, a PhD in EE or Computer Engineering is required, as is a commitment to SPU’s Christian mission. A specialty in analog electronics is highly preferred.

For the CS position, a PhD in Computer Science or a closely related field (i.e., Computer Engineering or Software Engineering) is required, as is a commitment to SPU’s Christian mission.  Emphases in programming languages, algorithms and complexity, or operating systems is highly preferred.

For more information, see the online applications (   ) and/or contact Prof. Melani Plett, the Electrical Engineering Department Chair at or  Prof. Elaine Weltz, the Computer Science Department Chair at . [Both positions subject to final funding approval.]

IBP – National AGEP Grad fellowships and undergrad scholarships

This is the time of year we at IBP (Institute for Broadening Participation) try to remind students of upcoming grad fellowship and undergraduate scholarship deadlines.  Many programs have application deadlines in the coming weeks and months!  Please share the following information with your students!

Students can browse 77 different fellowship and scholarship listings here:
Or use our advanced search feature to narrow down their selections: click here
Students can also sign up to receive notifications about programs: click here

Postdoctoral Research Associate Position in Biochemistry/Molecular Biology

Postdoctoral Research Associate Position in Biochemistry/Molecular Biology Education Research at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln.

 The successful candidate will develop interactive teaching modules and assessments focused on enhancing student understanding of the structure and function of macromolecules using physical three-dimensional models as part of ongoing efforts to transform undergraduate biochemistry education.  This postdoc will be part of an NSF-funded collaboration led by Karin van Dijk, Rebecca Roston, and Tomas Helikar from the Department of Biochemistry and Brian Couch from the School of Biological Sciences.  They will also join a growing community of discipline-based education researchers at Nebraska. Continue reading

Academic Program Manager Position at Rackham Graduate Schoo

We are currently hiring an Academic Program Manager in the area of Recruitment and Graduate Student Engagement at Rackham Graduate School. This position will coordinate the U-M Summer Research Opportunity Program, the Michigan Humanities Emerging Research Scholars (MICHHERS) program, attend select recruitment events and conduct general outreach to prospective students. We are especially looking for individuals who have participated in one of these types of summer research programs.
The posting title is “Manager Graduate Student Recruitment” and the posting # is 132028. You can view and apply for this position by going to and typing the posting # into the keyword field under Job Search.
If you have any questions, please contact Emma Flores-Scott at

Postdoctoral Fellow Position at Stony Brook University in New York

The Krug laboratory in the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology at Stony Brook University seeks a PhD- or MD-level applicant to join as a post-doctoral fellow. The fellow will investigate the mechanism by which host signaling factors control gammaherpesvirus latency in an animal pathogenesis system. This is a multi-disciplinary project involving cell signaling, immunology, and ‘omics’ in addition to viral pathogenesis. A PhD or MD in Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Microbiology, Immunology or a closely related field and experience in molecular biology is required.
Required Qualifications: PhD or MD in Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics or closely related field. In-depth research experience in microbiology, immunology, molecular genetics, biochemistry, or cell biology.

Preferred Qualifications: Proven ability to carry out biomedical research as judged by scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals. Experience with molecular biology. Familiarity with animal models of disease.

For more information visit: