Career & Professional Development Opportunities: Week of July 3- Part I

Professional Development

Future Faculty Development Program

Virginia Tech is now accepting applications for the annual Future Faculty Development Program, an intensive two-day program for doctoral candidates and post-doctoral scholars traditionally underrepresented in their fields who are interested in entering academic careers in the next year.

The January 2018 all expense paid workshop includes interaction with host departments, workshops such as negotiating job offers and adjusting to life as a new faculty member, and plenty of opportunities to network with faculty in research areas of interest to our participants.

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The deadline for applications for the January 2018 program is October 1, 2017

Lecturer in Biology - University of Rochester.

Teaching responsibilities:  Principles of Human Physiology (BIO 204) and the associated Human Physiology Lab (BIO 204P);  Principles of Human Anatomy w/Lab  (BIO 217).  Conducting the optional upper-level writing courses for BIO 204 and BIO 217 (enrollment ~8).  Full time 9-month position starting Fall 2017.  More information here.

Post Doc Opportunities

ASSOCIATE SPECIALIST, Step I to IV - Ecosystem & Sciences Department of Environmental Science, Policy & Management

The Department of Environmental Science, Policy & Management at UC Berkeley is looking for a highly motivated Associate Specialist to conduct research under the supervision of Principal Investigator (PI), Dr. Arthur Middleton. This position will support an ecological research program including active, intensive field projects in the Rocky and Andes Mountains. Research topics in the lab span behavioral, population, and community ecology of large mammals, with applications to public understanding and policy. Under PI supervision, this position will provide research and administrative support for a large research/outreach grant for the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. The position will also support similar work on a growing wildlife ecology research program in Argentina.  More information can be found here or here.

Scientific Program Management Scholar (Postdoctoral Researcher)

Knight Cancer Institute, Center for Early Detection and Research (Portland, OR)
Are you a highly motivated, experienced researcher looking for non-traditional post-doc opportunities? Are you interested in a career in scientific program administration but not sure how to make the transition from the bench? Oregon Health & Science University’s Knight Cancer Institute has newly created unique Postdoctoral Fellowship positions available in its Center for Cancer Early Detection And Research (CEDAR), working alongside Drs. Bree Mitchell, Sadik Esener and other Knight Cancer Institute scientists to develop and execute major scientific project initiatives.  More information here.