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Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science is now accepting applications for the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program 2020 Solicitation 1. The deadline for online applications has been extended to 5:00pm Eastern Time on May 20, 2020.

THE PROGRAM: The SCGSR program supports supplemental awards to outstanding U.S. graduate students to conduct part of their graduate thesis research at a DOE national laboratory/facility in collaboration with a DOE laboratory scientist for a period of 3 to 12 consecutive months—with the goal of preparing graduate students for scientific and technical careers critically important to the DOE Office of Science mission.

There 4 new transdisciplinary research areas for encouraging graduate training activities at the convergence of multiple disciplines and communities, including Microelectronics, Data Science, Fundamental Symmetries, and Accelerator Science

ELIGIBILITY: 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.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 20, 2020. For more information and to complete the online application, visit the SCGSR Programs website

Posted: 05/12/20

APF Queen-Nellie Evans Scholarship

$4,000 scholarship offered annually for minority graduate students who have a commitment to improving the conditions of marginalized communities.

THE PROGRAM: The Queen-Nellie Evans Scholarship will recognize outstanding minority graduate students who have a demonstrated commitment to improving the conditions of marginalized communities. Preference is given to those who are preparing for a career in academia clinical service delivery, or public policy and see their work as helping to improve the condition of marginalized communities after the completion of their graduate studies. Both master’s and doctorate students are welcome to apply.

ELIGIBILITY: Must be a minority graduate student enrolled in an accredited master’s or doctoral program.

APPLICATION DETAILS: Due by November 15, 2020. Find out more on the Queen-Nellie Evans Scholarship webpage. 

  • Self-statement of how candidate fulfills the purpose of the scholarship (no more than five pages, 1-inch margins, no smaller than 11-point font). 
  • Current abbreviated CV (10 pages maximum). 
  • Letter of recommendation from faculty advisor. 

Posted: 05/12/20

Postdoctoral Position in the Computational & Cognitive Neuroscience Lab

Applications are invited from highly motivated researchers for a postdoctoral position immediately available in the Computational & Cognitive Neuroscience Lab, led by Prof. Angela Yu, at University of California, San Diego. Initial appointment is for one year, renewable for up to 2-3 years.

THE PROGRAM: Dr. Yu’s lab applies modern machine learning and statistical tools to extract computational principles that underlie cognitive processes that enable intelligent behavior, in particular how humans and other intelligent agents perform inference, learning, decision-making, and social interactions under conditions of uncertainty and non-stationarity. Current interests include perception, face processing, active sensing, judgement and decision making, and social cognition.

Applicants should be committed to applying rigorous mathematical tools to model cognitive functions and/or their neural underpinnings. Experience or interest in carrying out human behavioral experiments (either in person or on Amazon M-Turk) and/or collaborating with other neuroimaging/neurophysiology laboratories is desirable.

APPLICATION: Interested candidates should send a research statement, along with a CV including publications, to Dr. Angela Yu (ajyu@ucsd.edu) with the subject “Postdoc Application”. Two or more letters of references should be sent directly by the recommenders to ajyu@ucsd.edu. More information please visit Dr. Angela Yu's webpage

Posted: 01/29/20

BrainsCAN Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The BrainsCAN Postdoctoral Fellowship Program has been developed to attract the world’s most promising early-career neuroscientists.

THE PROGRAM: The BrainsCAN Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is part of Western’s $66M BrainsCAN initiative, supported by the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF). The CFREF investment enables researchers at the University, along with their national and international academic and commercial partners, to seek answers to fundamental questions regarding how we learn, think, move and communicate.

Already ranked amongst the best in the world in cognitive neurosciences and neuroimaging, Western researchers employ cognitive, computational, clinical, and translational approaches to understand and intervene in brain function. Postdoctoral Fellows will have access to BrainsCAN-supported core facilities. 

ELIGIBILITY: Successful applicants will be outstanding scientists whose innovative work has already achieved impact, and who have demonstrated great potential for continued contributions.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 1, 2020. Find out more on the BrainsCAN Postdoctoral Fellowship Program webpage. 

Posted: 01/09/20

Jobs

Graduate Student Affairs Intern: Outreach and Communication Intern

Working in collaboration with faculty, staff and students, the Graduate Division guides today’s scholars on their upward trajectory to becoming tomorrow’s leaders.

As one of a team of three, the Graduate Division Student Affairs Intern will support the full scope of the unit activities and events including: outreach and recruitment, graduate preparation programs for prospective students, professional development for current graduate students, and marketing and communications geared toward prospective applicants and students.

The Intern will assist in the coordination of the division’s presence at graduate school fairs, conferences, campus visits, and research seminars in different CSU and UC campuses.

Application Deadline: May 22 at 5:59 p.m.

Online application and details available on Handshake Job #3760006

Posted: 05/12/2020

Graduate Student Affairs Intern: Competitive Edge and Professional Development

Working in collaboration with faculty, staff and students, the Graduate Division guides today’s scholars on their upward trajectory to becoming tomorrow’s leaders.

As one of a team of three, the Graduate Division Student Affairs Intern will support the full scope of the unit activities and events including: outreach and recruitment, graduate preparation programs for prospective students, professional development for current graduate students, and marketing and communications geared toward prospective applicants and students.

The Graduate Intern will support the Competitive Edge summer transition program for incoming
doctoral and MFA students.
Application Deadline:  May 22 at 5:59 p.m.

Online application and details available on Handshake Job #3759794

Posted: 05/12/2020

Graduate Community Intern - Women's Center

Campus Community Centers at UC San Diego build affinity among a diverse population of students, faculty and staff members.

As part of a team of seven the Graduate Community and Climate Intern in the Women’s Center will work in the Community Centers to support overall activity and programming in the Centers. In addition the intern will partner with the Graduate Division, Graduate Student Association, and other campus resource units to develop, plan and implement graduate student specific programming in the Centers.

Application Deadline: May 25 at 3:59 p.m.

Online application and details available on Handshake Job #3762791

Posted: 05/12/2020

Graduate Community Intern - LGBT Resource Center

Campus Community Centers at UC San Diego build affinity among a diverse population of students, faculty and staff members.

As part of a team of seven the Graduate Community and Climate Intern in the LGBT Resource Center will work in the Community Centers to support overall activity and programming in the Centers. In addition the intern will partner with the Graduate Division, Graduate Student Association, and other campus resource units to develop, plan and implement graduate student specific programming in the Centers.

Application Deadline: May 25 at 3:59 p.m.

Online application and details available on Handshake Job #3762796

Posted: 05/12/2020

Graduate Community Intern - Black Resource Center

Campus Community Centers at UC San Diego build affinity among a diverse population of students, faculty and staff members.

As part of a team of seven the Graduate Community and Climate Intern in the Black Resource Center (BRC) will work in the Community Centers to support overall activity and programming in the Centers. In addition the intern will partner with the Graduate Division, Graduate Student Association, and other campus resource units to develop, plan and implement graduate student specific programming in the Centers.

Application Deadline: May 25 at 3:59 p.m.

Online application and details available on Handshake Job #3762794

Posted: 05/12/2020

Graduate Writing Consultant Opportunity

The Writing Hub is hiring! We’re looking for graduate students from a variety of backgrounds, disciplines, and experiences to join our team for the 2020-2021 Academic Year.

Graduate Writing Consultants provide one-on-one feedback to graduate writers working on a wide array of writing projects.

Application Deadline: Sunday, May 10 at 11:59 p.m.

For more information about the position, please visit the Writing Consultant Employment Opportunity webpage. 

The most important skills for Writing Consultants are critical reading, active listening, the ability to ask probing questions, and the ability to follow the logic of academic argumentation. 

Posted: 5/4/2020