Postdoc in Digital Humanities/ Foreign Language UIC (deadline 19 APR 2015)

The Sandi Port Errant Language and Culture Learning Center (LCLC) at the University of Illinois at Chicago invites applications for a post-doctoral research associate in the Digital Humanities, starting July 15, 2015. Initial appointment for two years renewable for up to three additional years.  Candidates must have completed the Ph.D. between 2013 and July 15, 2015.  The postdoc is a full-time 9-month salaried position with a salary of $37,500, access to $2000 in research funds, and full benefits.

We seek a creative and organized postdoctoral research associate whose research project will mesh with the mission of the Language and Culture Learning Center: helping faculty find and integrate technology into foreign language, literature, and culture classes.  We welcome applications from energetic and focused scholars whose past experience and planned research projects engage with teaching with technology in the fields of foreign language, literature, and culture.

The postdoctoral research associate will collaborate with the Director of the LCLC on: teaching and curriculum development for the departments in the School of Literatures, Cultural Studies and Linguistics (LCSL); developing and leading workshops on teaching and learning with technology; conducting empirical research in collaboration with faculty from foreign language departments to assess the effectiveness of teaching and learning materials; identifying and evaluating emerging technologies to enhance language learning; collaborating with the Digital Humanities Working Group at UIC and other centers nationally on the development and dissemination of computer-mediated learning modules; identifying grants and collaborating on grant applications; presenting and/or participating in local and national conferences; supervising and training LCLC graduate student research assistants; carrying out other tasks as needed for the maintenance of the LCLC.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in one of the following: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, Spanish, or a related field, and have college-level teaching experience in at least one of these languages.  Candidates who do not hold a Ph.D. in one of the above languages must have an M.A. in one of these languages.

Apply online at https://jobs.uic.edu by completing the on-line application and uploading a curriculum vitae, a sample syllabus including evidence of integration of technology for at least one undergraduate language or literature course, and the names and email addresses of three references (including dissertation advisor). Also required are statements about the research project to be undertaken during the fellowship period, and about teaching philosophy including past achievements and future goals in the field of foreign language pedagogy (250 words each).

For fullest consideration, application materials must be received by April 19, 2015.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching in a multicultural environment.  We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.

2015-16 GA-ship in Admissions (Work-Study Eligibility Required, closes 1 APR 2015)

The Office of Admissions is a department under the Office of Enrollment Services and the front-facing department and portal to the public for undergraduate recruitment for the Indiana University Bloomington campus. The Office of Admissions is responsible for recruiting the freshman class each year, counseling prospective students and their families about the admissions procedure, providing accurate information to the public about our recruiting requirements and standards and marketing Indiana University Bloomington.

Position Description:

Admissions Counselor: Develop, coordinate, implement, and participate in recruitment efforts and admissions-related initiatives that serve to advance the undergraduate enrollment goals of the Indiana University Bloomington campus. Represent IUB at on-campus recruiting events and off-site visit programs. Actively collaborate with campus partners. Coordinate and conduct daily information sessions and campus tours for prospective students and their families; meet individually as needed.

Provide complex information on policies, procedures, exceptions, reasons for admission and denial of admission according to policy and procedure set forth by the IUB Office of Admissions. Collect, monitor, and interpret data about student enrollment indicators and make recommendations to senior leadership team.

Responsibilities:

a. Students will interact with prospective college students and their families through individual and group counseling appointments/sessions, both on and off-campus.

i. Individual Student & Family Appointments/Counseling

ii. Group Presentations/Counseling/Workshops

iii. Individual Phone, Email, IM & Skype Counseling

iv. Special Group Presentations for visiting High Schools

v. High School Visits (Includes meetings with Students and School Counselors)

vi. College Fairs

b. Coordinate special projects within the Diversity Recruitment and Outreach team.

c. Conduct research on best practices and trends within the field of admission and/or college counseling to be presented to admission staff during staff meetings, retreats, and workshops.

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; be champion for IU and have a positive enthusiastic attitude regarding the IU student experience.

Compensation:

10 month appointment

Standard GA stipend, up to 90% fee remission, and health insurance. All applicants are asked to apply for Federal Work-Study. Offers contingent upon approval.

 

Deadline:

1 April 2015.

 

Submission Details:

Please send  a cover letter and resume or CV by by email pratherm@indiana.edu, with  Grad Assistant in subject line

OR

by mail to the address listed below:

300 N. Jordan Ave, Bloomington Campus

Phone: 812.855.0661

Fax: 812.855.5102

GPSO Officer Positions Open for 2015-2016 (deadline 20 MAR 2015)

 

Please forward the following information to your students. These officer positions come with a $1000 yearly award for the student’s volunteer service.

GPSO is looking for interested students to serve on the GPSO 2015-2016 Executive Committee! If you are interested in any of the positions listed below, click on the link to fill out a short application and send your resume/CV to gpso@indiana.edu by March 20th at 11:59PM.

Awards Officer

The Awards Officer oversees the awarding GPSO Travel and Research Grants. This involves working with GPSO accounts manager, Dr. Yolanda Treviño, the GPSO Excomm, and the Awards Committee. Apply here!

Benefits Officer

The Benefits Officer addresses the benefit needs of Student Academic Appointees (SAA’s) and student employees, specifically health insurance, stipends, fee remission structure and related employment issues. The position seeks to recommend improvements to benefit and compensation policies for all graduate and professional students. Apply here!

Diversity Officer

The Diversity Officer acts as a medium of communication between IUSA, BGSA, LGSA, ISA, other graduate student organizations and GPSO. The Diversity Officer also serves as a member of the External Relations committee. Apply here!

Sustainability Officer

The Sustainability Officer addresses issues related to sustainability within the GPSO and campus communities. Examples of issues addressed are recycling, transportation, carbon emissions and sustainable growth. Apply here!

 G.A. Position at the Center on American and Global Security (CAGS, deadline 15 April) 

Eligibility:

 Ph.D. Candidates only (ABD)

 Fluency in written and spoken English

 Solid research skills

 Some interest in and knowledge of matters in international security, strongly preferred

Compensation: Stipend equivalent to an Assistant Instructor (AI) position

Hours: 20h/week required

Application:

 Please provide your Resume or CV to peosulli@indiana.edu

Responsibilities: The CAGS Graduate Assistant position encompasses various responsibilities including research, assistance with publication projects, and providing programmatic support. The primary role is to assist the CAGS director, Dr. Sumit Ganguly, in his research activities in the field of security studies. Additionally, the G.A. 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, Piper O’Sullivan, at peosulli@indiana.edu

SPEA Graduate Research Assistant – Due March 2

The responsibilities of the Assistant will be to assist in the formation and implementation of an initiative on United States Manufacturing and Public Policy at SPEA. Specific duties will include analysis of manufacturing policy issues related to international trade, economics, energy policy, and overregulation, among other substantive areas. The basic goal of the initiative is to determine what caused the decline in United States manufacturing and what public policy steps need to be taken to reverse this decline.

 

The Assistant will also work on several near term objectives, including assisting in putting together a workshop on Manufacturing Issues and Public Policy to be held this summer, including helping with administrative issues, identifying key participants, refining policy questions to be discussed, and possibly assisting with drafting of relevant papers.

 

Timeline/Wage

Now-May: 10hr/week, $13/hour

May-August: 20hr/week, $13/hour

 

Application Process

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to the Masters Program Office (MPO) at speampo@indiana.edu by Monday, March 2, 2015, 5:00pm EST.  Late submissions will not be accepted.  Selected candidates will be contacted to schedule interviews.

GPSO Community Development Coordinator AIship for AY2015-2016

Are you an experienced event planner? Do you want to work on GPSO’s community building initiatives? Are you a frequent attendee of GPSO’s Social Hours, Bagel Hours, and other exciting programs?

 

WE WANT YOU to apply for GPSO’s Community Development Coordinator 2015-2016!

 

GPSO’s Community Development Coordinator’s (CDC) main function is to plan and implement community-building programs for the graduate and professional student community. The CDC works closely with the President and Communications Coordinator to collaborate with other graduate student groups and disseminate information about programs. Innovative programming ideas are welcome and encouraged.

 

The Coordinator is a 20-hour per week (50% FTE) position. Compensation includes full tuition remission for 12 credits per semester and 6 credit hours during summer session 2016, excluding non-remittable fees; subsidized Student Academic Appointee Mandatory Health Insurance and a $12,500 stipend. Detailed position description and application processes is attached.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 11:59pm, Friday, February 27th

Any questions about the position should be directed to gpso@indiana.edu

Summer and Fall Semester 2015 Medical Sciences AIships

Associate Instructor positions are due FRIDAY, March 13th .  The applications are ONLINE and may be accessed from the Medical Sciences WWW page via one of the following URL:

 

http://bloomington.medicine.iu.edu/job-opportunities/graduate-teaching-opportunities/

 

(or, I have attached a .rtf file if you’d like to type out your application)

 

Once you have downloaded the form, please print or type your information, and submit a hard copy of your application to Jackie Cullison in Jordan Hall room 104.

 

On the application forms, please list, in order of preference, ALL courses which you would like to be considered for an A.I.ship.  We especially have a need for instructors for our Anatomy A215 and Physiology P215 lab courses.  If you would like to see a job description for either of these positions, please see Jackie Cullison in Jordan Hall 104.

 

GRADUATE STUDENTS ALSO MUST HAVE A LETTER OR AN EMAIL FROM THEIR ADVISOR, STATING THEY ARE MAKING ADEQUATE PROGRESS TOWARDS THEIR DEGREE.  AN A.I. APPLICATION WILL BE CONSIDERED *INCOMPLETE* AND WILL not BE CONSIDERED IF WE DO NOT HAVE THIS INFORMATION! Emails may be addressed to me (vdean@indiana.edu) and/or Jackie Cullison (jculliso@indiana.edu).

 

Again, the deadline for submission is  Friday, March 13th.  The AI committee will meet in late March or early April and we hope to have decisions made by mid-April.

 

OVPIA Pre-Dissertation and International Enhancement Grant Applications Open (due 6 MAR 2015)

Below is a list of international awards for IU graduate students with deadlines in spring semester 2015, managed by the Office of the Vice President for International Affairs (OVPIA). Contact iagrants@iu.edu with questions.  Please note that we have extended the deadlines from February 24 to March 6 this year due to implementation of a new MachForm programming for our web-based applications. If you started an application using the old PDF documents, please contact us about whether we can accept the prior forms in your case.

 

OVPIA Grants for Graduate Students:

 

Summer Pre-dissertation Travel Grant: supports research-related summer travel abroad prior to conducting dissertation research. Activities supported include exploring potential research sites, archives, or other research resources; establishing institutional affiliations; identifying and meeting local scholars and contacts. Deadline is March 6, 2015.

 

International Enhancement Grant: supports students pursuing academic training which adds or enhances an international component of their graduate degree program. Activities include: enrollment in a foreign language or an area studies course not offered at IU; participation in a structured international internship or a formal training program or workshop on an international topic. Note that the international enhancement grant cannot be used to support participation in an IU-sponsored study abroad program. Deadline is March 6, 2015 for summer 2015.

 

Latin American Fellowship: It is uncertain whether OVPIA will continue the Latin America grant program for summer 2015. We are currently communicating with the external organization that has traditionally funded these awards. We will send a follow up e-mail announcement through the Graduate School should the award program go forward in some form this year.

 

For more information about these grants go to: OVPIA Grants for Students