Open Faculty Position in San Diego

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the USD is seeking applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of biochemistry (Assistant Professor level).  We seek candidates who will excel in teaching at both the introductory and advanced levels and who will establish a strong, externally funded research program involving undergraduates.  A description of the position is attached.  Also attached is an overview of the department with active links to additional information about the department faculty, students, facility and programs.



Please bring this position to the attention of individuals who might be interested, or pass this email around to others who may be able to recommend candidates.  Potential candidates should feel free to contact Tammy Dwyer by phone at 619-260-4030 or email ( if they have questions about the position.

UNC Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity

Carolina Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity

This program supports postdoctoral research appointments at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has as its goal the advancement of scholars from underrepresented groups in higher education.  The program seeks to provide opportunities for scholarly development for the next generation of faculty at UNC and other research universities.

The application window for this program is open, with a deadline of November 15, via the link embedded above.

Please contact Jeff Johnson at with any questions.

Summer Teaching Opportunities for Academic Connections 2014

Please see the attached flyer for more information on summer teaching opportunities:

Summer Teaching Opportunity Flyer- Academic Connections 2014

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Panel: October 21

Applying for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program this year? Come learn how to improve your application!

NSF GRFP Application Improvement Panel

Monday, October 21

3:30-5:30 PM

Price Center West – Marshall College Room


Steven Chabolla, Successful GRFP recipient in chemistry

Scott Freeman, Successful GRFP recipient in psychology

Brandon Stephens, Former NSF employee

Zoe Ziliak Michel, OGS graduate fellowship advisor

Panelists will give application tips, and you can get an NSF insider’s view of the application review!

Plus! Have your draft reviewed!

You may have a good draft of your personal statement OR graduate research statement reviewed by a panelist.  To do this, email the good draft to Zoe Ziliak Michel no later than Monday, October 14.

Attendees must RSVP to Zoe Ziliak Michel no later than Monday, October 14.

NASA Space Tech Research Fellowships

Great Opportunity!

The NSTRF14 solicitation for Space Technology Research Fellowships has been released.  This opportunity is for graduate students pursuing advanced degrees in STEM disciplines.  Undergraduates planning to enroll in graduate school by the start of this fellowship are also eligible to apply.  The fellowship begins at the start of the Fall 2014 semester.  The application deadline is November 13, 2013.  The maximum award is $68K per year.  Applicants must be US citizens or legal permanent residents. See the solicitation for details.{BD3F49F4-611F-D9EC-1B84-16F4D7551609}&path=open

Please apply or share this opportunity with others who may be interested.

Please note: while your Phase A applications can be submitted directly to NASA without UCSD review, those students selected to submit Phase B applications must work with OGS. Student applicants should thus make a note to contact as soon as they receive an invitation to submit a phase B application.

Call for Applications – UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, 2014-15

Please see attached: PPFP Call for Applications 2014-15

Application Deadline: November 1

UW-Madison Postdoctoral Positions

Seeking PhD candidates for two (up to) 3 year funded t32 NIH postdoctoral positions in the Molecular and Applied Nutrition Training Program (MANTP).

Our faculty trainers work in areas ranging from genetics of adaptive responses to altered zinc status in yeast or the molecular mechanisms controlling membrane trafficking events in digestive epithelia to population based studies relating diet, genetic polymorphisms and the incidence of chronic diseases.  It also includes work in the Eisenstein lab on the role of IRP1-HIF2a axis in controlling erythropoiesis and iron metabolism.

The enclosed 2 page flyer (below) describes the 25 faculty trainers in MANTP – any are potential mentors for new postdoctoral trainees.

Applications are due Sept 30th and the successful applicants must be able to start their postdoc before July 1, 2014.

Applicants should send:

1) Letter of interest describing their research background, future career interests and an indication of which MANTP faculty trainers they are interested in.
2) A CV
3) 3 letters of reference

All material should be sent to me

Rick Eisenstein PhD
UW Madison
Prof and MANTP Director
Dept of Nutritional Sciences
1415 Linden Dr
Madison, WI 53706

MANTP Postdoc Recruitment Flyer 2013

How Much Is A College Degree Worth?

How Much Is A College Degree Worth? Depends On Your Major.

Thesis/Dissertation Submission and Formatting Workshop

Useful workshop for those planning on Defending in Fall 2013 or Winter 2014.

Please see flyers attached.

ThesisDissertation Review flyer 10-10-13


Graduate Fellowship Opportunities

Please see attached for more information: