Coordinator of the Women in Science and the Academies Programs (WISAP)

The Office for Women’s Affairs (OWA) is seeking an advanced master’s or doctoral student to serve as the Coordinator of the Women in Science and the Academies Programs.  The position is 50% FTE and remuneration includes a $18,000 stipend for 10 months and health insurance.

Job responsibilities include helping to develop and coordinate all activities related to the longstanding Women in the Science Program as well as to coordinate the Women in the Academy Initiatives, and serve as OWA’s representative to the Commission on Multi-cultural Initiatives and the Gender Incident Team. Coordinator is expected to work 20 hours per week, working most hours in the office, but may have some work hours outside the office.

QUALIFICATIONS: The successful male or female applicant must demonstrate integrity and possess excellent writing, communication and experience in communication across gender, racial, ethnic, religious, national, and other background issues.  Creativity, energy and a passion for making a positive difference are essential. Computer skills are necessary.  Experience with writing grants a plus.

Applicants must submit: a brief cover letter stating their interest and suitability for the position; a CV; two (2) letters of recommendation; names, titles and contact information of three work-related references; and permission to obtain academic transcript form his/her IU Department. Address materials to: Dean Yvette Alex-Assensoh, but submit materials to Mrs. Katrina Reynolds, Assistant Dean and Director of Student and Staff Advocacy, The Office for Women’s Affairs (OWA), Memorial Hall East 123, Bloomington, IN 47405.  They must be received by April 1, 2011 and applicants must be available for interviews the week of April 11th.  Please direct all inquiries to Mrs. Katrina Reynolds at katrreyn@indiana.edu.

GPSO Seeking to Fill 2 Student Academic Appointments: Communications Coordinator and Operations Coordinator

The Graduate and Professional Student Organization serves over 10,000 graduate and professional students at IU Bloomington through providing academic support, advocacy, community-building and resources.

The GPSO is seeking to fill both the Communications Coordinator and Operations Coordinator positions for the 2011-12 academic year, with some summer hours that will begin in April or May.

Both positions are 20-hour per week (50% FTE) appointments. Compensation includes full tuition remission for 12 credits per semester and 6 credit hours during summer session, excluding non-remittable fees; subsidized Student Academic Appointee Mandatory Health Insurance and a $12,000 stipend. As many as 150 summer hours may be worked and paid at an hourly rate of $12.50/hour. The assistantship is considered taxable income.

Please see HERE for complete details and how to apply to the Communications Coordinator position.

Please see HERE for complete details and how to apply to the Operations Coordinator position.

Elderhostel K. Patricia Cross Doctoral Research Grant

For further information, including requirements and the online application, please visit: www.roadscholar.org/grants.

Elderhostel invites applications from doctoral candidates researching lifelong or later-life learning for the Elderhostel K. Patricia Cross Doctoral Research Grant. This $5,000 grant is awarded annually to a student in various disciplines including, but not limited to, psychology, education, gerontology, cognitive studies, neuroscience, leisure studies, aging and social work. Because the selection committee requires an abstract and description of your current research, you must already be engaged in your dissertation research. International graduate students welcome to apply.

The application deadline is Monday, May 2, 2011. Please be sure to have all application material submitted by 11:59pm Eastern Time, including your CV/resume, 2-3 page abstract and at least one of your recommendations.

The Elderhostel K. Patricia Cross Doctoral Research Grant recipient will be determined by a selection committee consisting of professors, practitioners and other leaders in the field of lifelong learning. The recipient will be announced in July 2011.

Elderhostel, founded in 1975, is a not-for-profit organization providing educational opportunities through travel for older adults across the United States and in 90 countries around the world. The Elderhostel K. Patricia Cross Doctoral Research Grant was created to support future leaders in the field of lifelong learning. Road Scholar is the program name of Elderhostel, Inc. To find our more about Elderhostel and its Road Scholar programs as it may be helpful to your grant application, please see www.roadscholar.org.

Should you have any questions about the Elderhostel K. Patricia Cross Doctoral Grant, please email grants@elderhostel.org or call (617) 457-5529.