Dow Chemical Company recruitment visit

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Interested in interviewing with the Dow Chemical Company? Dow is planning to hire a significant number of students and postdocs this year for various positions in the areas of engineering sciences, material science, organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, polymer chemistry, catalysis, computational chemistry and analytical sciences. Read on to learn more! Application deadline is July 20th.

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Graduate Simulation Seminar Series (GS^3) returns this summer

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Summer is here and that means the Graduate Simulation Seminar Series (GS^3) is back! The Center for Scientific Computing is offering a 10-12 week set of seminars over the summer, during which researchers from different departments at UCSB present on their simulation-based research or lead workshops on cutting-edge computational techniques. Read more here!

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Join us for our summer Academic Job Market Writing Workshop Series


Are you preparing to go on the academic job market this year and want to get started on your materials? Do you need help creating application documents that fit the conventions of your discipline and also highlight your unique qualifications? Join us for our summer Academic Job Market Writing Workshop Series with Graduate Writing Specialist Robby Nadler!

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Expanded time-to-degree for parenting demands

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In an effort to provide better accommodations for graduate student parents, the Graduate Division has updated our existing time-to-degree policy for parenting demands. The eligibility language has been clarified and the policy has been extended to master’s students as well.

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Deadline extended: Apply to be the new Graduate Career Peer


UCSB Career Services is currently accepting applications for its Graduate Career Peer position, to begin employment in Summer 2018. This position will give the successful applicant valuable experience working in ​higher-ed administration and the opportunity to assist with program development. NOTE: The application deadline has been extended to Sunday, June 24 at midnight.

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Call for proposals: UCSB Library Open Access week


The UCSB Library is seeking proposals for their annual Open Access Week programs. It is an opportunity for students and faculty to tell the Library what specific actions they would like the Library to take to redirect some collection funds toward more sustainable publishing models and initiatives. Submission deadline is August 1, 2018.

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Recap: The balanced researcher workshop


If you couldn't make it to the May 14 workshop on being a balanced researcher, have no fear! Here are some resources from the event for those who missed out. ​The workshop addressed common issues that many graduate students and postdocs often face and ​described the most useful strategies that thousands of researchers have found helpful in balancing the many demands on their time.

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USRA is hiring quantum scientists


The Universities Space Research Association (USRA) is seeking to hire Research Scientists for Quantum Computing and Optimization. This is a unique opportunity for multi-disciplinary, integrative research and science that supports NASA’s long-term mission requirements for students who have completed a Ph.D. degree in Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Computer Engineering.

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Grants & Fellowships Applications Workshop opened for Fall 2018


Join this workshop and share your work and offer constructive feedback for refining dissertation projects pursuant to the development of dissertation & postdoctoral fellowships applications. The workshop is open to five undergraduate and twenty graduate students in the Humanities & Qualitative Social Sciences.

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NextProf Nexus workshop for diverse engineering PhD students

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NextProf Nexus is a three-day workshop that gives participants a candid view of academic life along with the tools and network to support their success. Each workshop brings together a select cohort of diverse engineers for three days of learning and interacting with peers and mentors. Application deadline is June 15, 2018.

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Application now open for Eisenhower Fellowships’ Global Program

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Eisenhower Fellowships (EF) will assemble a diverse group of 20-25 leading change agents, aged 32-45, from around the world to participate in its unique seven-week program. Fellows represent all professional sectors and hail from any number of careers, from journalism to the military to higher education to private corporations to the theater and beyond. Application deadline is June 15, 2018.

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