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Tenure-Track Faculty Position in the Informations Systems Department

The Information Systems (IS) Department at UMBC invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level starting August 2016. We are searching for a candidate with research interests and experience in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and/or knowledge management (KM). The ideal candidate should have expertise in conducting AI/KM research to improve decision making […]

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Duke Science & Society Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program

  Science Communication Fellow The Duke Initiative for Science & Society invites applications for the 2016-2017 Science Communication Fellowship Program. This fellowship is intended for individuals with a doctoral degree (PhD, MD, JD) who are interested in an academic or policy career in science communication. Science & Society: The Duke Initiative for Science & Society […]

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Postdoctoral Fellowship Positions at the NIA Intramural Research Program, through its Diversity in Aging Research Pipeline Program (DARPP)

The NIA Intramural Research Program, through its Diversity in Aging Research Pipeline Program (DARPP), has two postdoctoral fellowship openings. The goal of DARPP is to enhance diversity within the workforce of aging researchers and to provide training opportunities in aging research for underrepresented minorities and students from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds. The deadline to apply for the positions […]

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Winter 2016 Dissertation House

The Winter Dissertation House is coming to UMBC (January 19-22, 2016). Graduate students who plan to participate should follow the application procedures on the application webpage for the Dissertation House (below). Open application period: December 8, 2015– January 6, 2016  (Please note that there are only 12 to 15 slots for this event, consider applying early)  Applications […]

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All students from the 2007 PROMISE video have defended! #ThinkBigDiversity

Today marks a milestone in PROMISE. All of the participants who were featured in the production of the “What is PROMISE” video from the 2007 Summer Success Institute (SSI) have successfully defended their doctoral dissertations! Robert Holder, UMBC PROMISE Peer Mentor, Computer Science, has been working full-time while pursuing his PhD, and today, he defended, rounding […]

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The PROMISE AGEP – USM STEM Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, 2016-2017

PROMISE is pleased to announce a new cycle of the PROMISE AGEP – USM STEM Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. Please read all of the guidelines on https://promiseagep.wordpress.com/about/postdocs/ prior to submitting an application. Download the PDF: USM STEM Postdoctoral Fellowship Announcement 2016-2017 Deadline, Friday, Nov. 20, 2015

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Chateaubriand Fellowships for doctoral students to study in France. Deadline Jan. 20, 2016

The Chateaubriand Fellowship call for applications is now open: http://www.chateaubriand-fellowship.org Complete applications must be submitted by January 20, 2016. The Chateaubriand Fellowship is a grant offered by the Embassy of France in the United States. It supports outstanding Ph.D. students from American universities who wish to conduct research in France for a period ranging from 4 to 9 […]

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Management Training for Scientists – Seminar offered by @NIH – Gaylord Hotel, Oct. 28, 2015

PROMISE Alumna, Dr. Mileidy Gonzalez-Delgado (Ph.D., UMBC) of NIH’s Statistical Computational Biology Group is inviting you to attend this seminar at The Gaylord Hotel, on Wednesday, October 28, 2015.  Dr. Gonzalez said in her invitation to the PROMISE audience, ” … the NIH office of Intramural training and Education (OITE) will be conducting a pre-event on […]

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Dr. Renetta G. Tull is a finalist for the 2015 GEDC AIRBUS Diversity in Engineering Education Award

Dr. Renetta Garrison Tull is an educator, mentor, advocate, and scholar. She is trained as an Electrical Engineer, who received both her B.S. and M.S., from Howard University and Northwestern University, respectively. In addition, Dr. Tull received her Ph.D. in Speech Science from Northwestern, and completed a postdoc at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, prior to […]

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Addressing Graduate Students’ Feelings of Stress: Fri. Dec. 4, 2015

As the Fall semester comes to an end and finals are approaching, it is understandable that stress loads can increase. On Dec. 4, 2015, we invite Dr. Robert Deluty to provide a seminar talk on, “Addressing Graduate Students’ Feelings of Stress.” Dr. Deluty has a clinical psychology practice and has been a professor of psychology for […]

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