Cell Biology Faculty Position Available at UMBC! Postdocs available in all fields! Faculty positions at other schools

On behalf of UMBC, PROMISE: Maryland’s AGEP is pleased to announce the following job openings:

Cell Biology Faculty Position Opening at UMBC

Excerpt:  The Department of Biological Sciences at UMBC invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in eukaryotic cell biology, especially as it relates to neurobiology, to complement existing departmental strengths in neuroscience and cell and developmental biology, and to interact with faculty whose interests range from genomics and molecular genetics to ecology, evolution, and behavior. The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. in a relevant field of biological sciences, post-doctoral experience and a strong publication record and is expected to establish a vigorous, externally funded research program, supervise doctoral-level graduate students, and teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, summary of current research and future plans, and a statement of teaching interests and philosophy to biosearch@umbc.edu in a single PDF in the above order. The applicant should also arrange to have three letters of reference in PDF format, sent to biosearch@umbc.edu. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by November 15, 2012 but will be accepted until the position is filled. Read more …



Postdoctoral Fellowships available at UMBC

UMBC has a postdoctoral program for faculty diversity. Graduate students or recent PhDs are eligible to apply. The deadline is November 16, 2012. Read more … 



Engineering Faculty Positions at Vanderbilt


This announcement was shared by PROMISE SSI 2011 Mentor-in-Residence and former Georgia Tech AGEP Scholar, Dr. William Robinson.  Openings are in Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and Mechanical Engineering. Read more … 


Faculty Positions at Harvey Mudd College

PROMISE has had a fruitful connection with Harvey Mudd College and they have sent us information about the following openings:

1) tenure track position in biology (especially computational or mathematical biology)

2) tenure track position in mathematics (to be listed on the university’s website soon.)

3) postdoctoral position in mathematics (to be listed on the university’s website soon.)


Students who have participated in any PROMISE activity should email promisestaff@gmail.com and rtull@umbc.edu with the subject “Applying for Posted Positions through PROMISE” so that we can follow up with you and provide you with additional information. Please use your university email address.



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Coming soon to UMBC October 31: “Developing a Teaching Portfolio.”  For more October events, see our PROMISE events page: https://promiseagep.wordpress.com/about/events/.

Published by Renetta Garrison Tull

Dr. Renetta Garrison Tull is the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) at the University of California Davis. She previously served as Associate Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives at The Graduate School at UMBC, and was Professor of the Practice in the College of Engineering & IT. She was Special Assistant to the Sr. Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs & Director of Graduate and Professional Pipeline Development for the University System of Maryland (12 institutions). She is the Founding Director of PROMISE: Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) – http://www.umbc.edu/promise, and Co-PI for the USM LSAMP. Her research on global diversity in STEM continues, and she is an international speaker, covering nearly all continents, for groups and conferences such as the World Engineering Education Forum, the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies, and the Pacific Sciences Congress. Her personal website is: http://renettatull.wordpress.com. Connect with her on Twitter: @Renetta_Tull; https://twitter.com/Renetta_Tull

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