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UPDATE – PROMISE PhD Alums Bring $100,000 NSF GRFP Fellowship Prep Workshop to @UMBC Sat. Sept. 15, 2018

Files shared by the presenters: Participant Folder: Review_Criteria Reviewer_comments1 Reviewer_comments2 TipsforApplying WS_PersonalStatement WS_PreviousResearchExperience WS_ProposedPlanofResearch Essays: 01Personal_Statement_winner_draft2015 02Personal_Statement_winner2015 03personalstatement-winner2-2nddraft2015 04PersonalStatement_winner2_2015 05FrancesPersonalStatement 06rubricByRobinWalker 07Reviewer_comments 08PattiProposedResearch 09Proposed Research-winner2-draft2015 10ProposedResearch_winner2_2015 11Research Statement-winner-3rddraft2015 12Research_Statement_winner_2015   UPDATE September 15, 2018: NSF GRFP Presentation (download): 2018 NSF GRFP Presentation – UMBC   UPDATE September 13, 2018: Due to inclement weather approaching our […]

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Postdoctoral Research Position available at North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University (NCA&T)

Dear Graduates, North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University (NCA&T) is soliciting applications for a postdoctoral research scholar position in Behavioral and Environmental Sensing and Intervention. A position description is attached and applications are available through the website at  https://jobs.ncat.edu/postings/11653 NCA&T is a public, land grant university and constituent member of the University of North Carolina system […]

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Apply by Oct. 13, 2016! National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Students to Service Loan Repayment Program

Are you a MD/PhD student, in your last year of medical school, or in your last year of dental school? The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Students to Service Loan Repayment Program (S2S LRP) is providing $120,000 to medical (MD and DO) or dental (DDS or DMD) students in their final year of school in return for a […]

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A $75,000 postdoctoral fellowship (+ health insurance) #ThinkBigDiversity

AGEPs nationwide are learning about the $75,000 postdoc through the NSF SBIR Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. Find a research match here: https://nsfsbir.asee.org/jobs, and apply. This opportunity was discussed with the AGEP national office at NSF this week. (PROMISE is Maryland’s AGEP.) You are encouraged to apply for this “best kept secret.”

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August 26, 2016: Teaching Assistant (TA) Training/Orientation – Teaching and Learning Workshop

All new Teaching Assistants, and  all graduate students who are interested in teaching (during or after graduate school) should plan to attend this orientation session.  This session is part of the annual PROF-it (Professors-in-Training) suite of activities offered to graduate students. Breakfast and Lunch will be served. EVENT DETAILS: Date: August 26, 2016 Time: 9:00 AM – […]

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Call for Applications for the 4th Cohort of Postdoctoral Fellows for Faculty Diversity

Postdoctoral Fellows Program for Faculty Diversity 2017-2019 apply.interfolio.com/35094    Program Description The University of Maryland Baltimore County invites applications for the UMBC Postdoctoral Fellows Program for Faculty Diversity. UMBC is dedicated to ensuring a diverse, scholarly environment and encouraging outstanding individuals to enter the academic profession.  The purpose of the Program is to support promising […]

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Career Paths for Graduate Students (UMBC Campus Skylight Room, April 6, 2016, 4 PM – 6 PM)

Are you looking for career path possibilities or searching for job opportunities? On April 6, 2016, we will be hosting our annual “Career Paths for Graduate Students” seminar. Employers will cover all disciplines. Please RSVP to reserve your spot! Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about career possibilities and to network with employers of […]

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Operation “Flood the Gates” for Faculty Diversity: APPLY. #ThinkBigDiversity

Originally posted on Renetta Garrison Tull – Living Life Online:
One of the issues that we’re tackling within the ivory tower is the need for faculty diversity. Some programs are beginning to make strides with undergraduate college completion among people from underrepresented groups, and we continue to work on broadening participation of graduate students and…

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Postdoc Morning Coffee: “Developing a Teaching Portfolio” with Dr. Linda Hodges, Director – Faculty Development Center

Postdocs from all disciplines are encouraged to attend a workshop on “Developing a Teaching Portfolio.” Teaching portfolios are increasingly expected of candidates who are applying for faculty positions. During this workshop, we will discuss what goes into your portfolio, how to construct your teaching philosophy, how to highlight your accomplishments and future contribution, and what […]

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NSF GRFP Fellowship Application Workshop @UMBC, Sept. 12, 2015

“Funding Your Graduate Education” An Annual “Special Saturday Success Seminar” 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Saturday, September 12, 2015 UMBC Sherman Hall, Room 003 (First floor Lecture Hall. Sherman Hall is between the Administration Building and the University Center. It is across the walkway from the Sondheim Building.) Speakers: Dr. Frances D. Carter-Johnson, AAAS S&T Fellow […]

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