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SRF Summer Scholars Program

SRF Summer Scholars Program

The SENS Research Foundation is now offering the “SRF Summer Scholars Program” to undergraduate students. The SRF program offers the opportunity to conduct biomedical research to combat diseases of aging, such as cancer, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s disease. Under the guidance of a scientific mentor, each Summer Scholar is responsible for his or her own research project in such areas as genetic engineering and stem cell research.At the end of the summer, students will have the opportunity to put all of their newly developed communication skills into practice at a student symposium.

SENS Research Foundation (SRF) is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization focused on transforming the way the world researches and treats age-related disease. Education is an essential component of the SRF mission, allowing us to accelerate the pace of turning laboratory discoveries into real-world health benefits.

Eligibility

The eligibility requirement for SRF Summer Scholar applicants varies slightly depending on the host country. Review the following explanations to verify which positions to which you may apply.

For positions based in the United States:

  • Currently, must be enrolled at a university in the U.S.
  1. Only students who are currently pursuing an undergraduate degree or students who received their undergraduate degree during 2017 are eligible for the 2017 SRF Summer Scholars Program.
  2. Students currently enrolled in masters, doctoral, or other postgraduate programs are not eligible. Special circumstances, such as established exchange programs, will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Must be eligible to receive a stipend for your work:
  1. In all cases, it will be incumbent upon the student to provide the necessary documentation to participate, not SRF or the host institution.
  2. Students who are studying abroad in the U.S. will need to participate in the Summer Scholars Program through a Curricular Practical Training (CPT) for off-campus employment (or a similar program that fulfills the work visa requirements).
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For the position based at the University of Oxford:

  • At the time you submit the application, you must be currently enrolled in a degree-granting program.
  1. In addition, you cannot currently possess a degree. This program is intended for undergraduate students only. However, a student who is currently pursuing a master, doctoral, or similar degree is eligible to apply to the Summer Scholars Program, provided s/he does not currently possess a B.A., B.S., or another degree at the time of application submission.
  • Be able to travel to the United Kingdom
  1. The University of Oxford can provide a work visa for international applicants. Enrollments at a UK-based university or citizenship within the European Union are no longer prerequisites to apply to this position.

How to Apply

To apply, the candidate may submit online application form on the given link:

http://www.sens.org/education/research-opportunities/srf-summer-scholars-program/2017-summer-scholars-application

Required Documents

  • Letter of Recommendation:
  1. At least one letter of recommendation must be submitted on your behalf. You may request one or two additional letters (a maximum of three total letters)
  2. Download the recommendation instructions and give your recommenderssample:http://www.sens.org/sites/srf.org/files/2017_SRF_Summer_Scholar_Recommendation_Directions.pdf
  • Transcript:
  1. Provide a copy of your most recent transcript in PDF format.
  2. An unofficial transcript is sufficient.
  • CV or Resume:
  1. Limit your CV or resume to a maximum of 2 pages.
  • Personal Statement:
  1. Explain your interest in the SRF Summer Scholars Program, SENS Research Foundation in general, and your interest in the three (or fewer) research projects you selected above.
  • Scientific Statement:
  1. They would like to get a sense of you as a researcher.Highlight your prior research experience. (Should not exceed a maximum of 2 pages.)
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Submitting Details

Submit your letter of recommendationat2017 recommendations-at-sens.org

Scholarship Value

  • The Summer Scholars Program emphasizes the development of both laboratory and communication skills to develop well-rounded future scientists, healthcare professionals, and policy makers.
  • Students participating in the program will hone their writing skills via periodic reports, which are designed to emulate text scientists commonly must produce.
  • Students will have the opportunity to put all of their newly developed communication skills into practice at a student symposium.

Application Deadline

Applications will be accepted until 12 pm PST Monday, February 6, 2017 (noon 2/6/17).

More Info

http://www.sens.org/education/research-opportunities/srf-summer-scholars-program

Contact Information

If you have any questions about the application or the Summer Scholars Program or regarding your eligibility for the program, you may email SRF Direction of Education, Dr. Gregory Chin at greg.chin-at-sens.org

 

Postgraduate Scholarships

Graduate Studentships in Seismology


Graduate Studentships in Seismology
Saint Louis University

Posted: 12/01/2017

Open Until: 02/01/2018

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Saint Louis University seeks MS and PhD candidates for graduate studies in Geoscience with a concentration in Geophysics. Geophysics faculty are interested in applying the tools of seismology to study deep earthquakes, regional tectonics, and earthquake hazards. Prospective students should have a strong quantitative background in geophysics, mathematics, physics, and programming. 

Financial support is available through TA and RA positions, and the Nuttli-Chan fellowship. To be considered for financial support, applications should be completed by February 1, 2018. 

To apply, go to https://www.slu.edu/admission/graduate/instructions.php 

For additional information, contact Dr. Robert Herrmann (robert.herrmannslu.edu), Dr. Linda Warren (linda.warrenslu.edu), or Dr. Lupei Zhu (lupei.zhuslu.edu).

Disclaimer

IRIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity
and creating an inclusive workplace where all employee’s backgrounds, talents
and contributions are valued. If you require an accommodation to navigate or
apply to our employment site, please send your request to: Human Resources
or call (202) 682-2220 or fax (202) 682-0633.

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On-Call Custodian (Pool Position)

Campus:
San Luis Obispo

Job ID:
On-Call Custodian (Pool Position)

Job Title:
On-Call Custodian (Pool Position)

Appointment Type:
Temporary

Time Base:
Part-Time

Date Posted:
December 4, 2017

Closing Date:
Open until filled

Link to Apply Online:
https://www.calpolyjobs.org

Campus Employment Homepage:
http://www.calpolyjobs.org

Description:
Cal Poly is hiring Custodians for Facility Services!

This position provides general cleaning and custodial care and support for assigned campus buildings, facilities, structures and adjacent areas and/or portions thereof, including, but not limited to, campus offices, classrooms, science laboratories, art rooms, auditoriums; gymnasiums, locker rooms, health and child care centers; student residences, patios, entryways and walkways, and workshops. Custodial staff may work independently or as part of a custodial team.

Custodians perform a wide range of custodial and related duties for assigned campus areas. The following examples of typical work activities are meant to illustrate the general range of work functions performed by custodians; they are not meant to be an all-inclusive or restrictive list of custodial-related work. Work assignments may involve related activities and may be focused in one area or vary on a regular basis.

To apply directly for this position, please copy and paste this link directly into your web browser: http://bit.ly/2jeGD6J

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Postgraduate Scholarships

Nurse 1, 12 Month Position

About University at Albany:

Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany’s broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages 17,300 diverse students in eight schools and colleges across three campuses. Located in Albany, New York, New York State’s capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.

ANNOUNCEMENT OF CLASSIFIED SERVICE VACANCY

The following vacancy exists in the classified service and may require eligibility from a competitive civil service list.


Job Description:

Vacancy #:  C-217-48342

Apply by:  December 18, 2017

Title:  Nurse 1, 12 Month Position

Location:  Student Health Services

Salary: $44,564

Grade: SG-14, PEF

Hours:  Mon. – Fri.: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM / 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Summers/Intersessions

Duration:  Permanent


Requirements:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 

Candidates must possess a license to practice as a Registered Nurse in New York State. 

May be filled from a mandatory reemployment list if one is in effect at the time of appointment.

A completed University at Albany employment application is required to be considered for this position

  • A completed application is required to be considered for this position
  • All applicants must meet at least one of the above requirements
  • Any applications received that do not meet at least one of the above requirements will be considered unqualified and will be discarded

OPERATING NEEDS:

Candidate must fill out Civil Service Examination form for this position.  The form is available via:   https://www.cs.ny.gov/extdocs/pdf/nysapp.pdf   Please send all materials to address listed on SUNY application

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 Ability to instruct individuals, families, or other groups on topics such as health education, disease prevention; and develop health improvement programs preferred


Additional Information:

Federal law and regulations require notice to all prospective employees regarding crimes that have occurred on campus in the current three year period.  Please refer to the following website for the complete Annual Security Report (“Clery Report”): http://police.albany.edu/ASR.shtml

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at [email protected]  

THE UNIVERSITY AT ALBANY IS AN EO/AA/IRCA/ADA EMPLOYER


Application Instructions:

A completed application is required to be considered for this position. Applicants are also encouraged to provide a cover letter and resume.

To apply, please download and complete the Application for Classified Service Employment located here:

Please submit your application by mail to:

Office of Human Resources Management
Classified Services, Vacancy #: C-217-48342
University at Albany, UAB 300
Albany, NY  12222

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