The Meyerhoff Graduate Fellows Program at UMBC, and PROMISE: Maryland’s AGEP (the National Science Foundation’s PROMISE AGEP – Maryland Transformation, AGEP-T) for the State of Maryland, proudly present Dr. Hélène Hodak, Scientific Editor, Journal of Molecular Biology, Elsevier Inc. on Friday, Feb. 6, 2015. Dr. Hodak will be talking about writing for high impact journals. We’veContinue reading ““High Profile Scientific Publishing” Workshop @UMBC, Fri. Feb. 6, 2015 w/ Dr. Hélène Hodak from @ElsevierConnect”
Dear PROMISE Participants, Our friends at Northeastern University have shared this event with us: Northeastern University STEM Future Faculty Fellowship Program Northeastern University invites nominations and applications from candidates in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields for the Northeastern University STEM Future Faculty Fellowship (Postdoctoral) Program. Northeastern University’s mission emphasizes translational research thatContinue reading “STEM Future Faculty Fellowship Program @Northeastern. Deadline: January 15, 2015 ($50,000)”
We’re heading to the ATL this coming October 2014 for the SREB Compact! If you went to the PROMISE SSI this year, think of The Compact as PROMISE SSI quadrupled! Yes, there are nearly 1000 students from around the country at the conference. As a group, PROMISE has traveled with graduate students to past SREB conferences in Atlanta,Continue reading “PROMISE is going to Atlanta in October 2014 for the SREB Compact for Faculty Diversity! Do you want to go?”
The University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) is proud to announce a new round of the now biennial UMBC Postdoctoral Fellowship for Faculty Diversity. This postdoctoral program is a two-year in-residence fellowship that supports promising scholars committed to diversity in the academy and prepares them for possible tenure-track appointments at University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). DuringContinue reading “UMBC Postdoc for Faculty Diversity: Positions open for July 2015. Deadline Nov. 14, 2014”
Throughout the last several years, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) graduate students who participate in PROMISE: Maryland’s AGEP have given various reasons for and against planning to choose careers in the academy. Among reasons against becoming a faculty member, students have told us that “professors don’t make any money” or that “professors are poor.”Continue reading “Yes, professors *DO* make more than $100,000/year! Here are some recent salaries …”
We are pleased to announce that more than 25 of our PROMISE students and affiliates will be attending the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) Compact for Faculty Diversity/Institute on Teaching and Mentoring: http://www.instituteonteachingandmentoring.org/Institute/index.html in Atlanta, GA, October 20-23, 2011. The SREB participants will be discussing some thoughts related to their experiences and plans in this thread.
PROF-it: Professors in Training, is a program for graduate students that provides opportunities for training and hands-on teaching. Our partners include: UMBC’s Office of Undergraduate Education and the “Introduction to an Honors University” program, Howard University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Community Colleges of Baltimore County (CCBC), Baltimore City Community College (BCCC), andContinue reading “PROF-it: Professors-in-Training”