SRA Call for Teaching Associates Summer 2021

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The Office of Summer Sessions is recruiting graduate students to teach INT 93LS courses in Summer 2021 in their Summer Research Academies program. For primary consideration, applications should be submitted no later than Friday, September 25, 2020.

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Webinar on job opportunity at medical tech company Becton Dickinson & Co.

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Come learn about BD’s Technology Leadership Development Program, one of the premier career-accelerating opportunities in the med tech industry, along with insider interview+resume tips and tricks that will give you a leg up for your transition to industry. Webinar is on Friday, September 25, 2020 at 10am PST, and last date to apply for the job is October 9, 2020.

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Free GRFP writing consultations

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Are you applying to the GRFP? Be sure to sign up for a one-on-one statement review with a previous GRFP winner. These are FREE writing consultations for all UCSB graduate and undergraduate students applying to the GRFP. Email Dr. Robby Nadler to set one up now!

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Humanities Without Walls Pre-Doctoral program

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The Humanities Without Walls Pre-Doctoral program aims to help prepare doctoral students for careers both within and outside the academy through a series of summer workshops. The summer 2021 program will take place virtually, and each Fellow will receive a $5,000 award. Apply through UCSB's Interdisciplinary Humanities Center by October 31, 2020.

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UCSB Innovation + Entrepreneurship 101 series

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Join UC Santa Barbara Innovation + Entrepreneurship (UCSB I+E) for the inaugural I+E 101 series starting next week! The I+E 101 series is designed to educate and encourage tech-minded students and postdocs to develop their interests in innovation and entrepreneurship at UCSB. There are a host of resources, from mentors to workspaces, which can be leveraged to succeed in this invigorating space. Learn more and sign up today!

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IPS Insights: Modern Language Association convention

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Check out this UCSB series on grad student and postdoc professional development experiences funded by the Individualized Professional Skills (IPS) Program. This week's featured video is by Pedro Craveiro, a graduate student in Spanish and Portuguese, who attended the 2020 Modern Language Association Convention: the largest scholarly meeting in the humanities. Read on to watch the video and learn more about the IPS program!

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Pre-fall TA workshops

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Join Instructional Development for a series of pre-fall TA workshops! The workshops are designed for returning (experienced) TAs. Read on for more info and RSVP today!

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Presidential Management Fellows info session on September 29

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Are you a rising leader interested in confronting the nation’s most pressing challenges through public service? The Presidential Management Fellows Program is one of the most prestigious leadership and professional development programs of the U.S. Government. Learn more about the 2021 Fellowship through this virtual info session!

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UCSB job opportunity - TA Pedagogical Advisor

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Passionate about teaching? Join the TA Pedagogical Advisors (TAPAs) team! The position is paid as an hourly Student Assistant appointment at $21/hour. TAPAs typically work ~10 hours/week during Fall and Winter quarters, with the possibility of continuing in Spring. The position is flexible with the graduate student’s schedule. Read on for more info!

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IPS Insights: PI crash course for new or future lab leaders

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Check out this UCSB series on grad student and postdoc professional development experiences funded by the Individualized Professional Skills (IPS) Program. This week's featured video is by Anna Kim, a graduate student in Mechanical Engineering, who attended an online course for future Principal Investigators to build the skills to lead a lab. Read on to watch the video and learn more about the IPS program!

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Black Doctoral Network virtual conference

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The Black Doctoral Network welcomes current undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students, and post-doctoral scholars of all racial backgrounds to participate in our online poster session at the 8th Annual Black Doctoral Network Virtual Conference, to be held on October 29-31, 2020. Read on for more info!

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IPS Insights: Arab American summit to advance social change

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Check out this new UCSB series on grad student and postdoc professional development experiences funded by the Individualized Professional Skills (IPS) Program. This week's featured video is by Rammy Salem, a graduate student in Psychological and Brain Sciences, who attended a national summit on Arab American community organizing. Read on to watch the video and learn more about the IPS program!

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MD Anderson Cancer Center's CPRIT TRIUMPH Translational Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity

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The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is currently accepting applications for the CPRIT TRIUMPH Postdoctoral Fellowship in Translational Cancer Research. This three-year fellowship aims to further develop talented PhD or MD/PhDs into successful clinical/translational research scientists. Applications are reviewed quarterly, with upcoming due dates of September 30, 2020 and December 31, 2020. Read on to learn more!

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Graduate student position now open on the Coastal Fund Board of Directors

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Interested in helping our local coastal environment and learning more about our community? Join the all-student Coastal Fund Board of Directors, in charge of allocating approximately $400,000 in funds each year to projects that preserve, protect, and restore the watershed and shoreline associated with UCSB. Board members receive a quarterly stipend and applications are due Friday, September 18th, 2020. Read on to learn more.

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Beyond the Professoriate Academic Career Success Conference

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Beyond the Professoriate is launching their first ever, completely virtual, Academic Career Success Conference for grad students, postdocs, and recent PhDs seeking guidance in their early scholarly careers. This conference is for grad students, postdocs, and PhDs in both STEM and SHEF fields. Join on Saturday, September 19 is for STEM students, and Saturday, September 26th for students in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Click for more info and to register!

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Register to attend UCSB's campus-wide TA Orientation

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UCSB's campus-wide TA Orientation helps you prepare for becoming an effective TA or Reader. It is required for all new graduate student Teaching Assistants (TAs), and Readers, even if your first appointment is not until Winter or Spring Quarter. This year's Orientation is completely virtual. Read on to learn more about the format and how to register!

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IPS Insights: seaweed aquaculture workshop

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Check out this brand-new UCSB series on grad student and postdoc professional development experiences funded by the Individualized Professional Skills (IPS) Program. This week's featured video is by Sandy Fogg, a graduate student in the Bren School, who attended a seaweed aquaculture workshop. Read on to watch the video and learn more about the IPS program!

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Call for postdoctoral applications for Michigan Society of Fellows

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The Michigan Society of Fellows is currently seeking applications for postdoctoral appointments beginning in 2021. Fellows are appointed as Assistant Professors in appropriate departments and as Postdoctoral Scholars in the Michigan Society of Fellows and receive a $60,000 stipend annually. Read on for more info and to apply! The application deadline is September 15, 2020.

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IPS Insights: biotech industry conference

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Check out this brand-new UCSB series on grad student and postdoc professional development experiences funded by the Individualized Professional Skills (IPS) Program. This week's featured video is by Neil Zhang, a graduate student in the Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology (MCDB) department, who attended a biotech industry conference. Read on to watch the video and learn more about the IPS program!

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