Job opening: software/data carpentry instructor at the Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory

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The UCSB Library’s Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory is seeking a Software/Data Carpentry instructor for the 21/22 school year. This is a 45% position that pays $29.50 per hour. The instructor will be part of the Collaboratory team designing, organizing, and delivering Software and Data Carpentry workshops centered around R and/or Python, and will be based on campus. Read on for more details.

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Consulting opportunity with LISC LA Digital Accelerator Program

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Would you like to make a social impact on the most important issue in the United States? The LISC LA Digital Accelerator 7 week consulting program aims to double the revenue of Black, LatinX, Indigenous, and other SMEs. This program empowers business owners to leverage digital tools and pursue new opportunities to become more competitive. Learn how to be a consultant, receive professional consulting training & certification, and apply the training to a real consulting project to learn by doing. Program runs from October 18 - December 3. Last date to Apply is October 4. Info sessions are on September 27 & October 4.

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Instructional Development workshops for Fall Quarter

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Check out Instructional Development's Fall 2021 workshop series for graduate student Teaching Assistants and Teaching Associates. Over 20 specialty workshops and pillars for the Pillars of Teaching Assistantship certificate are being offered. RSVP as soon as possible to reserve your space!

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AAAS Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in STEM

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AAAS Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference has opened travel award applications and abstract submissions for students. The ERN conference is designed to help students to enhance their science communication skills; better understand how to prepare for science careers in a global workforce; and to find out about summer, graduate school, and employment opportunities. Apply by September 17th with your abstract submissions and travel award applications!

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Apply for the UCSB Individualized Professional Skills (IPS) Program

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The UCSB Individualized Professional Skills (IPS) grant program has reopened for the 2021-22 academic year and is currently accepting applications for professional development experiences happening between September 1, 2021 and August 31, 2022. Grants are awarded on a rolling basis and as funding sources permit.

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Chicagoland Diverse STEM Postdoc Recruitment Event


Northwestern University, the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC), and the University of Chicago (UChicago), are excited to announce the Chicagoland Diverse STEM Postdoc Recruitment Event! Applications are now open and are due Friday, September 10.

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Envisioning Career Futures with a Humanities PhD

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Register now for the virtual retreat, Envisioning Career Futures with a Humanities PhD, taking place Sept. 15-17. This is an event for all UC humanities PhD students, hosted by the UCI Humanities Center and sponsored by the UC Consortium of Humanities Centers.

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UC Library Search

UC Library Search Update

Finding and borrowing materials from libraries across the UC system is now a lot easier! The libraries on all 10 University of California campuses are now connected through UC Library Search, a unified discovery and borrowing system that will replace Melvyl and UCSB Library Search.

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UCSB Course Design for Equity

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Are you committed to equity and antiracism and want to strengthen your application of those commitments in your day-to-day teaching? Are you looking for a like-minded community? Are you hoping to develop your teaching and job application materials? CITRAL is recruiting a group of graduate students to discuss strategies for equitable teaching and to workshop your teaching materials! Each participant will receive a $500 stipend. Applications are due by September 1, 2021.

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UCSB program to help you apply for the International Dissertation Fellowship

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Check out this new proposal development program with the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) that will help you craft your submission for the International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) program. The IDRF program is open to graduate students in the humanities and social sciences and supports between 6-12 months of research conducted outside of the United States. Apply by August 20!

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Tips from the NCFDD Monday Motivator: August edition


Read on for tips from the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD)--an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community--about strategies to help you recalibrate your standards this summer. Membership in the NCFDD (free for UCSB students!) provides several forms of professional support to help combat common problems academics face. Read on to learn more!

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2021-2022 STEM Solutions in Public Policy Award Competition

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Attention UCSB Graduate Students in STEM fields: Have you ever thought, "There ought to be a law that...?" Well, here is your chance to receive $1000 and a chance to engage with policymakers in Sacramento on why your proposal/research should become a law in the State of California. Apply by October 22!

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Summer data carpentry workshops


The UCSB Carpentry team is hosting four summer workshops on data carpentry: Introduction to Bash/Shell, Introduction to Version Control with Git, and an introductory R and Python workshop for beginners. These workshops are example-driven, containing short tutorials that alternate with hands-on practical exercises. Read on to learn more!

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Graduate student employees' access to LinkedIn Learning


Attention graduate students! Are you employed through the university? If so, be sure to take advantage of the free training available to you through LinkedIn Learning. You have access to more than 5,000 software, creative, and business skills video tutorials that are current and taught by industry experts by logging in with your UCSB netID and password. Read on for more info!

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Intern with the Federal Government Remotely - Virtual Student Federal Service

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Interested in public service and interning with the federal government but don't have time to go to DC? Virtual Student Federal Service is the world's longest running virtual internship program. Since 2009, more than 10,000 U.S. citizen college students have worked on projects for more than 70 federal agencies during their academic year. This year's participating agencies include the Department of State, NASA, Department of Education, Environmental Protection Agency, and many more. Last date to apply is July 31st.

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