Michigan AGEP Alliance Fall Conference

We are excited to welcome you and your colleagues to participate in the 2015 Fall Michigan AGEP Alliance Conference on Saturday November 21.  The conference will be held in East Lansing, MI at the Kellogg Conference Center and Hotel. All AGEP and KCP affiliated graduate students, undergraduates, educators, alumni and professionals are welcome.

This year’s theme is: “Making it Plain- Communicating Scholarly Research to the General Public”

Conference Highlights include: Poster symposium, Professional development workshops, Technical presentations, Networking luncheon and Plenary presentation.

Call for Abstracts – Abstract submissions are due on Thursday October 15, 2015

Registration Information
Both AGEP affiliates and undergraduates can register online here: http://bit.ly/1Ml6qDS

KCP registration is available here: https://commerce.cashnet.com/msu_3720

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Tenure-Track Faculty Position Williams College

The Geosciences Department at Williams College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in geomorphology, at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning 1 July 2016.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. or dissertation completed by the time of appointment, demonstrated teaching experience, and a vigorous research program suitable for undergraduate student involvement. Deadline for applications is 30 November 2015.

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The Harvard Catalyst | The Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center Program* summer research programs.

The Harvard Catalyst | The Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center Program* for Faculty Development and Diversity in the Office for Diversity and Community Partnership at Harvard Medical School is pleased to offer two great research programs this coming summer. The application process for both programs are open on September 30, 2015 and the deadline for application material delivery to CTSC office is December 18, 2015.

The Visiting Research Internship Program (VRIP), for first and second year medical students, is a mentored, summer research program, designed to enrich medical students’ interest in research and health-related careers, particularly clinical/translational research careers. This eight-week program runs from June 6 – July 29, 2016.

The Summer Clinical and Translational Research Program (SCTRP), for undergraduate sophomores, juniors and seniors, is a mentored, summer research program, designed to enrich the pipeline of college students’ understanding of and interest in pursuing clinical and/or translational research, as well as to increase underrepresented minority and disadvantaged college student exposure to clinical/translational research. This ten-week program runs from June 6 – August 12, 2016.

Please note that both programs have an invitation-based application. In order for students to receive an application, they must email pfdd_dcp@hms.harvard.edu<mailto:pfdd_dcp@hms.harvard.edu> in order to request one.

Assistant professor, tenure track position in Energy Systems available.

The Precourt Institute for Energy and the Department of Management Science and Engineering at Stanford is considering applications for an assistant professor, tenure track position in Energy Systems.  The faculty member would conduct research and teach in energy systems viewed as a whole, including technologies and human choices shaping energy production and consumption. 

Applications should include a resume, brief statements of research and teaching interests, and the names and e-mail addresses of at least three references. Candidates should apply online at: http://soe-apps.stanford.edu/FacultyApplyMSaE-Precourt

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NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Pathways Internship Program

Applications will be accepted starting on Monday, October 5, 2015. There will be 40-50 positions available through fifteen (15) announcements on usajobs.gov.  The positions are in a wide range of areas such as Communications/Broadcasting, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Physics, Chemical Engineering, Biology, Criminal Justice, Information Technology, Business, Accounting, & Finance.

The application deadline is 11:59pm Eastern on Friday, October 9, 2015.

These positions are planned to start on January 25, 2016. For more information about the KSC Pathways Program please feel free to visit our website at http://pathways.ksc.nasa.gov.

Apply for the positions via: http://USAjobs.gov.


Aerospace Engineering Sciences Positions Available

The Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences (AES) at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for multiple tenure-track/tenured faculty positions, especially in the areas of structures and materials, and remote sensing. There is also an AES design projects instructor position open. Please apply through https://www.jobsatcu.com for Job Posting #F02952 (tenure-track/tenured) or Job Posting #F02954 (instructor).

More details can be found at http://www.colorado.edu/aerospace/job-opportunities

Graduate School Preview Weekend for students interested in STEM doctoral programs

University of Colorado Boulder

2015 Dates:  October 22 – 24

CU-Boulder is pleased to announce the Colorado Advantage program, which will allow underrepresented students to preview STEM doctoral programs during a fall weekend. The weekend will begin on a Thursday afternoon and conclude on Saturday. Activities will highlight the benefits of CU-Boulder’s graduate programs in general, as well as feature specific STEM programs and facilities. In addition, faculty experienced in graduate admissions will advise participants on the application process and how to prepare a competitive application. The program is designed as an innovative way to encourage underrepresented minority students to apply to STEM PhD programs at CU-Boulder, while providing preparation to increase their opportunities for success. Continue reading

Abstract Submission for Virtual Poster Showcases are Now Open

Abstract Submission for Virtual Poster Showcases #2 (for Undergraduate Students) and #3 (for Graduate Students) Are Now Open

Encourage students to build their presentation skills and get feedback on their science by participating. This new opportunity allows undergraduate and graduate students to share their research with the Earth and space science community virtually, eliminating the need to travel. The deadline for abstract submissions is 12 October.

Students not only get valuable feedback on their science but also gain experience in reviewing the research of other students. This affordable and accessible option is ideal for students and can help build their academic résumés. View timelines and learn more.

Directorate for Education and Human Resources, Division of Graduate Education Employment Opportunity

One position is open for the following:

Program director who will have primary duties with the NRT program, and will also contribute to stewardship of IGERT and GK-12 projects that are still active. We seek someone who has expertise in any one of the STEM disciplines or in STEM graduate education and workforce outcomes; substantive university administrative experience; or someone who has had a leadership role in training graduate students or managing graduate programs on a university campus.

For information about this program see the NSF website ahttp://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505015. Continue reading

The DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program is now accepting applications!

The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science is pleased to announce that the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program is now accepting applications for the 2015 Solicitation 2 

Applications are due 5:00pm ET onTuesday December 15, 2015.

 *Update for the 2015 Solicitation 2: The SCGSR program is now open to graduate students with Permanent Resident status, in addition to U.S. Citizens, who meet all other eligibility requirements. Detailed information about the program, including eligibility requirements and access to the online application system, can be found at:http://science.energy.gov/wdts/scgsr/.

  The SCGSR program is open to current Ph.D. students in qualified graduate programs at accredited U.S. academic institutions, who are conducting their graduate thesis research in targeted areas of importance to the DOE Office of Science.

For any questions, please contact the SCGSR Program Manager, Dr. Ping Ge, at sc.scgsr@science.doe.gov.