(FILLED) GA Asian Cultural Center (WORK STUDY ELIGIBLE ONLY, due 30 May)

 

IU Asian Culture Center
Graduate Assistantship Position
for consideration in 2014-2015 academic year.

Open only to graduate students who qualify for federal work study.
The graduate assistantship provides health insurance, a 10-month stipend, and a 30 credit hour fee remission (12 per semester, and 6  during the summer).

Job Description:

Under limited supervision, the Graduate Assistant performs a variety of non-routine tasks related to the successful completion of the daily duties for the Asian Culture Center. The GA will handle the following principal tasks: assist the director and program associate in student outreach programs, manage the English Tutoring Service program and the biweekly discussion series, “Who are APA?,” check email correspondence, and write monthly columns about student group updates in the Rice Paper newsletter.  In addition, the GA will provide administrative and programming assistance and will serve as a primary receptionist in some evening office hours.

Qualifications:

Has office and/or programming experience; knowledge of Asian and Asian American culture and history; knowledge of computers and database/spreadsheet/ word processing/desktop publishing software; excellent communication and leadership skills, ability to work with a wide range of people; excellent planning and organizational skills.

If interested, please send your application letter and resume by email at acc@indiana.edu on or before May 30, 2014.

About the ACC:

The Asian Culture Center (ACC) at Indiana University was established in 1998 and is under the umbrella of the Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs. Based on the Bloomington campus of Indiana University, the Asian Culture Center aims to promote awareness, understanding, and acceptance of Asian and Asian American cultures, history, and issues as an integral part of the fabric of American life in the United States. The Asian Culture Center accomplishes this through advocacy, institutional resources, cultural and educational support, and community outreach activities that support participation in and dialogue from students, faculty, staff, and residents of Indiana.

(FILLED) RA Center on American and Global Security (CAGS) [PHD CANDIDATES ONLY]

Position: Graduate Research Assistant

Employer: Center on American and Global Security (CAGS)

Eligibility: Graduate Student, Ph.D. Candidates only

 

Compensation: Tuition Waiver, Health Insurance and Stipend equivalent to an Assistant Instructor (AI) position

Hours: 20h/week

Responsibilities: The CAGS Graduate Assistant position encompasses various responsibilities including research, grant writing, and programmatic support. The primary role is to assist the CAGS director in his research activities in the security field. Additionally, the GA assists in the planning, promotion, and execution of the lecture series, panel discussions, and research symposiums hosted by CAGS each semester. As needed, the GA also supports CAGS staff in drafting grant proposals.

Contact: If you have any further questions and wish to know more about the position, feel free to contact the present Graduate Assistant, Nicolas Blarel, at nblarel@indiana.edu.

Fulbright-Hays Deadline Announced: 24 June 2014

FY 2014 FULBRIGHT-HAYS GRANT COMPETITIONS ANNOUNCED!

The International and Foreign Language Education (IFLE) office

of the

U.S. Department of Education

is pleased to announce the following grant program competitions…

 

Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Program

CFDA Number: 84.022

Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-051914-002

 

The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowship Program provides grants to colleges and universities to fund individual doctoral students who conduct research in other countries in modern foreign languages and area studies for periods of six to 12 months.

 

The Fiscal Year 2014 DDRA application package will be available starting May 19, 2014 at www.g5.gov. The due date for submitting applications is June 24, 2014. For additional program information, please go to http://www2.ed.gov/programs/iegpsddrap/applicant.html

 

Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program

CFDA Number: 84.021

Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-051914-001

 

The Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad (GPA) Short-Term Program provides grants to colleges and universities, state departments of education, and nonprofit educational organizations to support overseas projects in training, research, and curriculum development in modern foreign languages and area studies. Project periods in a host country range from a minimum of four weeks to three months, depending on the type of project proposed. Project participants may include K-12 teachers, pre-service teachers, and postsecondary faculty.

 

The Fiscal Year 2014 GPA application package will be available starting May 19, 2014 at http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/applicants/apply-for-grants.html. The due date for submitting applications is June 24, 2014. For additional program information, please go to http://www2.ed.gov/programs/iegpsgpa/applicant.html

 

Webinars will be offered for these programs as follows:

 

GPA Program:                                Wednesday, May 28         1:00pm EST

DDRA Fellowship Program:      Thursday, June 5              11:30am EST

(FILLED) GROUPS Summer STEM Coordinator (closes 7 May)

 

GA POSITION, GROUPS SCHOLARS PROGRAM: GROUPS STEM INITIATIVE ASSISTANT– (Closes May 7) 

 

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Research Workshop Coordinator Groups Scholars Program 2014 Summer (June 9 – August 8) http://www.indiana.edu/~groups/stem/index.html 

The mission of the Groups Scholars Program Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Initiative is to promote and enhance the academic and professional experiences of first- generation, underrepresented students in the STEM disciplines through research, structured mentoring, and academic support. The STEM Initiative was created to prepare and advance students as research scientists, research physicians, and professionals in the public health fields.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: STEM coordinator with a strong passion working with advanced undergraduate students in STEM disciplines seeking an Research Workshop Coordinator for summer Groups STEM program.

Coordinator will develop, coordinate, implement and participate in research workshops that help Groups STEM participants understand and apply the research process to their summer projects; represent the Groups program and/or STEM initiative at the Poster Symposium in late July; serve as the advisor for the Groups STEM student organization; and assist the STEM team with the management and implementation of the initiative’s functions.

–A minimum summer (May 11-August 8 2014) plus two-semester commitment is requested –GA hours will be discussed and can possibly be adjusted and flexible, not to exceed 20 hours/week. –Opportunities include: contribute to strategic plan of advancing the Groups STEM Initiative, active involvement with student development process, and enhance teaching and curriculum development skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Research workshops 

 Prepare and develop workshop materials for 4 weekly workshops

 Lead 4 two hour workshops that focus on different elements of the research process.

 Create interactive workshops that actively engage participants.

 Develop evaluative tool

 

STEM planning Team 

 Participate in weekly STEM planning team meetings

 Contribute to functions of the STEM initiative including, but not limited to program planning, marketing strategies, resource development, and program evaluation

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Must have completed a Bachelor’s degree and be currently enrolled in or received admission to an Indiana University Graduate Program on the Bloomington campus. Student should be organized, responsible, and dependable and have the ability to work independently; possess analytical problem solving and decision making skills; and be able to communicate effectively with a diverse population.

Must possess strong interpersonal skills an ability to actively engage students in the learning process. Strong writing, editing and research skills are required. Knowledge and proficiency of technological tools preferred.

Background in STEM discipline preferred, but not required.GA POSITION, GROUPS SCHOLARS PROGRAM: GROUPS STEM INITIATIVE ASSISTANT– (Closes May 7) 

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COMPENSATION: 

Summer stipend of $2500. All applicants are asked to apply for Federal Work-Study. Offers contingent upon approval.

Number of Assistantships Available for summer 2014: 1 – 13 month appointment

Contact Person: Mary Tourner, Director Groups Scholars Program

Campus Address: 750 E. Kirkwood Avenue • Maxwell Hall 200 • Bloomington Campus

E-mail: groups@indian.edu

Phone: 812.855.0507 • Fax: 812.856.5235

Interested applicants should send an email with the subject line “GROUPS STEM INITIATIVE WORKSHOP COORDINATOR” to groups@indiana.edu including a cover letter outlining relevant experience and why they are qualified and interested in the position as well as a CV and contact information for 2 professional references.

Please no phone calls or further inquiries. You will be contacted if an interview is requested. Thank you.

(FILLED) GROUPS SAA Post

GA POSITION, GROUPS SCHOLARS PROGRAM: GROUPS STEM INITIATIVE ASSISTANT– (Closes May 7) 

 

Graduate Assistantship Groups Scholars Program 2014 Summer and 2014-2015 Academic Year (to begin May 11, 2014) http://www.indiana.edu/~groups/stem/index.html 

The mission of the Groups Scholars Program Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Initiative is to promote and enhance the academic and professional experiences of first- generation, underrepresented students in the STEM disciplines through research, structured mentoring, and academic support. The STEM Initiative was created to prepare and advance students as research scientists, research physicians, and professionals in the public health fields.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Seeking an ASSISTANT to help with various tasks and organization of the Groups Scholars Program STEM Initiative. A good candidate will have a strong passion working with advanced undergraduate students in STEM disciplines.

Assistant will develop, coordinate, implement and participate in student development efforts that help Groups STEM participants progress in their academic and professional experience while at Indiana University; represent the Groups program and/or STEM initiative at various events, workshops, and programs locally and nationally; teach the STEM seminar during the summer and academic year; serve as the advisor for the Groups STEM student organization; and assist the STEM team with the management and implementation of the initiative’s functions.

–A minimum summer (May 11-August 8 2014) plus two-semester commitment is requested –GA hours will be discussed and can possibly be adjusted and flexible, not to exceed 20 hours/week. –Opportunities include: contribute to strategic plan of advancing the Groups STEM Initiative, active involvement with student development process, and enhance teaching and curriculum development skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Teach STEM Seminars 

• GA will develop and implement curriculum aimed at fostering support for students enrolled in STEM seminars during the summer and academic year.

• Actively engage students in activities that will facilitate their professional growth and development including but not limited to creating research posters, developing professional portfolios, and improving written and oral communication skills.

• Hold individual face-to-face interactions with seminar participants to gauge student progress and create individualized plans based on student’s level.

• Monitor, evaluate student progress and report any concerns to the STEM planning team as needed.

• Collaborate with other units on campus and in the community to implement activities that expose students to a broader experience in academia and STEM career fields

 

Groups STEM Student Organization Advisor 

• Provide guidance and support for the Groups STEM student organization executive board.

• Assist the board in establishing reasonable goals for the academic year and creating a timeline in which goals and objectives are met.

• Attend all executive board meetings

• Attend all organizational meetings as schedule permits

• Update STEM planning team on progress, concerns, and needs of the board.

 

 

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GA POSITION, GROUPS SCHOLARS PROGRAM: GROUPS STEM INITIATIVE ASSISTANT– (Closes May 7) 

STEM planning Team 

• Participate in weekly STEM planning team meetings

• Contribute to functions of the STEM initiative including, but not limited to program planning, marketing strategies, resource development, and program evaluation

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Must have completed a Bachelor’s degree and be currently enrolled in or received admission to an Indiana University Graduate Program on the Bloomington campus. Student should be organized, responsible, and dependable and have the ability to work independently; possess analytical problem solving and decision making skills; and be able to communicate effectively with a diverse population.

Must have a strong student development background, possess strong interpersonal skills, and possess an ability to actively engage students in the learning process. Strong writing, editing and research skills are required. Knowledge and proficiency of technological tools preferred.

Background in STEM discipline preferred, but not required.

COMPENSATION: 

Standard GA stipend, fee remission up to 30 credit hours, and health insurance. All applicants are asked to apply for Federal Work-Study. Offers contingent upon approval.

Number of Assistantships Available for summer 2014: 1 – 13 month appointment

Contact Person: Mary Tourner, Director Groups Scholars Program

Campus Address: 750 E. Kirkwood Avenue • Maxwell Hall 200 • Bloomington Campus

E-mail: groups@indian.edu

Phone: 812.855.0507 • Fax: 812.856.5235

Interested applicants should send an email with the subject line “GA GROUPS STEM INITIATIVE ASSISTANT” to groups@indiana.edu including a cover letter outlining relevant experience and why they are qualified and interested in the position as well as a CV and contact information for 2 professional references.

Please no phone calls or further inquiries. You will be contacted if an interview is requested. Thank you.

 

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(FILLED) GA Islamic Studies Program

Islamic Studies Program Graduate Assistant, 2014-2015 Academic Year
 
The Indiana University Islamic Studies Program (ISP) invites applications from IU graduate students for a graduate assistant (GA) position for the 2014-2015 academic year.
 
The GA will work in the ISP office on a variety of projects related to the mission of the ISP. Much of this work is clerical in nature, and includes collecting data from IU websites, processing incoming fellowship applications, engaging in ISP correspondence, and so on. We thus expect the GA to have excellent communication skills; a solid knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, etc.); and an ability to work alongside the ISP program manager and the ISP director. In addition to clerical duties, the GA may also be asked to help with ISP events on and off campus.
 
The GA will work 20 hours per week, from August 25, 2014, until May 2, 2015. The GA position includes a stipend, a partial fee remission, and health insurance.
 
Because the GAship is within the Islamic Studies Program, it is expected that the GA will have scholarly interests in Islam and the Muslim world as part of his or her graduate studies.
 
To be considered for the GA position, please email a CV and a cover letter to the ISP program manager, Robert Crouch (rocrouch@indiana.edu). Please include the name and email address of one person who can act as your referee if called upon to do so.
 
For information about the Islamic Studies Program, please visit: http://www.indiana.edu/~islmprog/
 
Application Deadline: Wednesday, June 4, 2014