Full Time| Hampton, VA | Entry Level
The successful candidate is expected to be able to have at least 1 year’s laboratory experience and is familiar with a number of molecular and cell biology techniques. She/he will conduct experiments and analysis to generate progress toward completion of the Aims of a NIH grant. The ability to perform basic techniques in molecular biology, chemical analysis, DNA and RNA preparation and PCR are expected. Training for additional zebrafish-specific techniques will be provided by the lab. Good communications skills and the ability to work within a group to share imaging equipment for analysis is expected. Some weekend work is required when an experiment has to be completed or the zebrafish has to be fed over the weekend.
Duties and Responsibilities
The technician is expected to be well organized. He/she is expected to discuss experimental results at our weekly lab meetings and present data once per month. He/she meets with the PI on a weekly basis to update on progress of experiments and to work on problem solving technical issues. The candidate is expected to contribute toward with grants and publications by prepare data for publication and for grant applications in a professional manner.
The candidate is expected to provide at least 3 references that confirm his/her technical abilities, organizational skills, and social skills to work with lab personnel and the PI.
A Bachelor’s degree and at least 1 year of lab experience.
How to Apply
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed Application for Educational Support Staff Employment to the:
Office of Human Resources
Hampton, VA 23668
**No phone calls
Summer | San Diego, CA | Paid | Internship
Do you want to spend your summer in San Diego working for PlayStation? As an intern at PlayStation, you will get to work in a collaborative open environment and get meaningful work across aspects of our HR team. The Staffing/HR intern will primarily support the recruiting team and focus on learning all aspects of full-cycle recruiting. They will also be responsible for planning and facilitating weekly events to upkeep morale among interns and employees.
About the team
The HR Recruiting team in San Diego provides support to both engineering and non-engineering requisitions for SIE Southern CA offices and oversees the university recruiting program. The team functions in a fast-paced, open environment where change is constant and keeping up is crucial.
Summer | Syracuse, NY | Paid | Research Assistant
Location: Life Sciences Complex
Pay Rangeminimum $11.66/hr
Temporary position from June to September, approximately 20 hrs/week.
This is a field/lab assistant position through Syracuse University designed to give the participant experience with ecological research, both in the field and in a lab setting. The assistant will work closely with a PhD student in the Fridley Lab whose work evaluates the ways in which native and invasive woody plant species use carbon in deciduous forest understories and how resource strategies contribute to plant success. The Fridley Lab uses a variety of experimental approaches, from field manipulations to wet lab chemistry to computer modeling, to answer questions relating to plant ecophysiology, and the selected applicant will have the opportunity to learn a range of these scientific techniques.
Candidates must have a high school diploma and have earned/be earning a degree in a biological or environmental sciences-related field.
Job Specific Qualifications
(1) Able to hike 5 miles over uneven terrain carrying up to 20lbs.
(2) Strong interpersonal/collaborative skills, and the ability to endure harsh field conditions (heat, rain, thorns, long days, mosquitos, ticks, etc.).
(3) Able to follow directions carefully and willing to take on responsibilities independently.
(4) Be ready to start work no later than June 13, but preference will be given to applicants that can start as early as June 6.
(5) The successful applicant must be interested in ecology and possess a curiosity of the natural world.
The successful candidate will primarily assist with two experiments: an insect feeding trial, performed in the lab at Syracuse University/ESF, and an ongoing field experiment in the Syracuse area focused on the effects of leaf removal on native and invasive plant growth. The assistant will be expected to:
(1) Assist with feeding trial organization, set up, and monitoring.
(2) Help maintain leaf removal manipulations in the field.
(3) Assist in plant harvest at the end of the field experiment.
(4) Record plant demographic data in the field.
(5) Process plant tissue samples for further analysis in the lab.
(6) Transcribe data into Microsoft Excel.
A strong passion for the subject may also allow the student to pursue an independent research project as part of this experience.
Full Time | Berkeley, CA | Entry Level | Due April 28
The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world’s most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley’s culture of openness, freedom and acceptance—academic and artistic, political and cultural—make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.
Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html.
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: 4/29/2016
The Department of African American Studies is an intellectual community committed to producing, refining and advancing knowledge of Black people in the United States, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe and Africa. A key component of our mission is to interrogate the meanings and dimensions of slavery and colonialism, and their continuing political, social and cultural implications.
We fully embrace the notion that a public institution can lead in shaping and defining disciplines, not just teaching them. We contribute to this mission by investing in a strong faculty and talented and ambitious graduate students from a variety of backgrounds. Our faculty is drawn from disciplines as diverse as anthropology, cultural studies, linguistics, literature, history, sociology, performance, and education. But we are not simply a collection of experts from traditional disciplines; we are united by a relentless commitment to pushing the boundaries of knowledge through excellence in scholarship and pedagogy that are at once interdisciplinary and innovative.
The position handles the administrative functions for the African American Studies Department which is administratively clustered with the Ethnic Studies and Gender and Women’s Studies Departments. The three academic units have a total of 267 undergraduate majors. Both the African American Studies Department and Ethnic Studies also have a graduate program. There are over 95 graduate students in the PhD programs. The cluster has over 35 faculty, 30 lecturers and 20 visiting scholars, along with several student employees. Under the direction of the Administrative Manager, the incumbent oversees and ensures that the daily administrative operations run smoothly for the African American Studies Department, handles the details of a variety of matters on behalf of the Department Chair, and provides front-line support and customer service. The incumbent has overall responsibility for supervision of student assistants. The incumbent coordinates with Campus Shared Services (CSS) all of the employment process for Graduate Student Instructors (GSIs), and Graduate Student Researchers (GSRs) and Readers. He or she also assists the Program Coordinator with graduate admissions, processes fellowships and financial aid awards for graduate students, and reviews and interprets graduate policies and procedures. The incumbent is also responsible for planning and organizing internal business related functions, including seminar series, symposia and workshops, special lectures and scheduling speaker events. The incumbent also handles web updates and maintenance of the African American Studies website.
• Ability to work independently and solve problems, set priorities and take initiative in defining and executing tasks with attention to detail.
• Experience with; Graduate Link On the Web (GLOW) and Bear Facts or other systems such as Human Capital Management (HCM).
• Understanding of University confidentiality policies and good judgment and tact dealing with HR issues.
• Ability to accurately manage large amounts of information and files.
• Highly effective communication and interpersonal skills to communicate with all levels of staff, faculty, students and visitors both verbally and in writing.
• Demonstrated excellent customer service skills, organizational and time management skills.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, PowerPoint and Excel).
• Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
• Knowledge of UC and campus policies.
• Ability to use computer programs to develop flyers and posters.
• Excellent knowledge of graduate admission’s policies and procedures.
• Ability to update websites.
Salary & Benefits
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
This is a 50% time (20 hours per week) career position, with full UC benefits.
Criminal Background Check
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Administrative Support Assistant - Minority Male Community College Collaborative (San Diego State University)
Full Time | San Diego, CA | Entry Level
The Minority Male Community College Collaborative (M2C3) is a national research and practice center that partners with community colleges to support their capacity in advancing outcomes for men of color. The center has partnered with more than 100 community colleges across the nation to better understand challenges and design institutional interventions focused on these men.
M2C3 has developed rigorously validated tools for assessing institutional efforts and outcomes relevant to men of color. These instruments include the Community College Success Measure (CCSM), Community College Student Success Inventory (CCSSI), Community College Insights Protocol (CCIP), Male Program Assessment for College Excellence (M-PACE), and the Community College Instructional Development Inventory (CC-IDI). The tools are employed on college campuses to better understand experiences influencing the success of historically underserved students.
M2C3 houses the National Consortium on College Men of Color (NCCMC) which host trainings, information sharing sessions, and provides resources to colleges with initiatives and programs supporting college men of color. The NCCMC has more than 70 member colleges and is supported by the following affiliate partners: Achieving the Dream, the African American Male Education Network and Development (A2MEND), American College Personnel Association (ACPA), The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT), The National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE), The Community College League of California, and the League for Innovation in the Community College. M2C3 is located on Campus in the Education and Business Administration Building, Room 210.
Responsibilities:The Administrative Support AssistantII r is responsible for but not limited to:
Administrative Support Coordination – 65%
Responsible for carrying out administrative support operations and assisting in accomplishing the administrative objectives for the M2C3 by performing more difficult and responsible administrative support functions. Coordinates travel, reimbursements, and approvals for travel (in and out of state); schedule organizes meetings between M2C3 with partner college affiliates and inter-organizational meetings as directed by the PIs; manages email and telephone correspondence to and from project PI’s and Co-PI’s. Organizes site-based data collection at partner colleges, including parking, food and beverage, permissions and other duties as assigned; provides information, assistance, and resources to current responding to inquiries and queries from prospective partner colleges. Mails materials, assembling materials to mail, and receiving mail for M2C3; scan data and inputting data collected from partner colleges; orders office supplies. The position is also responsible for coordinating the annual M2C3 Work Group Meeting at SDSU for approximately 300 of its partners and members.
M2C3 Project Management - 30%
Coordinates the M2C3 project management system and assisting in the management of workflow; prepares M2C3 contracts, coordinating the process of contract approval, and the status of all contracts
Other Duties and Responsibilities as Assigned - 5%
San Diego State University Research Foundation is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with SDSU Research Foundation
San Francisco | Paid | Internship
Girls Who Code is looking for an intern to help us communicate and engage with our various constituents on social media -- from students and families to community organizations and partners. This role will assist the Marketing team in curating social posts and engaging with our online following. We're looking for an intern with an enthusiasm for social media, blogging and vlogging and the passion to help us close the gender gap in tech.
Girls Who Code is an equal opportunity employer committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its hiring and promotion process without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, partnership status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital, parental or familial status, national origin, ethnicity, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis. Racial and ethnic minorities and men are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.
Full Time | DC | Entry - Mid Level | Only first 100 applications accepted
About the Agency
This position is located in the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution. The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) is the national museum for the study and exhibition of African American history and culture. Its primary purposes are to acquire, maintain and preserve objects that document social, cultural, political, military, technological and scientific developments in the United States, to conduct scholarly research designed to make significant contributions to the body of knowledge in the field of African American history, to publish findings for both scholarly and general audiences, and to interpret historical developments through public exhibitions and programs.
This position is responsible for ensuring that the Museum’s gifts/payments/pledges are properly recorded, reconciled and audited; maintaining the advancement database by researching and updating donor information and financial records; and developing reports necessary for successful development efforts.
ATTENTION: Due to the large number of qualified applicants for positions of this type, this job announcement will close at 11:59 pm Eastern Time on either: (A) The closing date listed above or (B) The date that 100 applications are received; whichever occurs first. If the announcement closes on the date that 100 applications are received, all applications submitted by 11:59pm that day will be given consideration, including those in excess of 100.
We encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible to ensure their applications are submitted before the announcement closes. We will not consider applications which are late due to the announcement closing once the above number of applications is reached.
DutiesPrepares and ensures new gifts/payments/pledges are properly recorded by the Office of Advancement. Works with the NMAAHC Operations Manager and the SI Office of the Gift Registrar to resolve discrepancies, to verify that information is current and accurate, and to reconcile records between the unit, the central office, and the Office of the Comptroller and the Treasurer. Monitors and audits records of financial contributions, pledges, pledge payments and in-kind gifts to the Institution in the donor development database.
Provides assistance to the Development Operations Manager with data entry, list management and financial reporting. Generates lists and data files for mailings, appeals, and invitations by compiling data from a variety of sources and various formats.
Compiles financial data for stewardship reports for donors. Researches and tracks donor and prospect interests and status to match with unit and institutional priorities.
Writes a variety of materials such as prospect reports and short donor bios for special events. As necessary, corresponds with donors to apprise them of the status of their gifts/donations.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Part-time and/or unpaid experience related to this position will be considered to determine the total number of years and months of experience. Be sure to note the number of paid or unpaid hours worked each week.
Or Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, or LL.M., if related.
Or a Combination: Education and experience may be combined to meet the basic qualifications. For a full explanation of this option please see the Qualification Standards. Special Instructions for Foreign Education: If you are qualifying by education and/or you have education completed in a foreign college/university described above, it is your responsibility to provide transcripts and proof of U.S. accreditation for foreign study. For instructions on where to fax these documents, see the "Required Documents" section of this announcement. Qualification requirements must be met within 30 days of the job announcement closing date.
Security ClearancePublic Trust - Background Investigation
6Month Term | DC | Part Time | Entry Level
The United States Institute of Peace is an independent quasi-federal institution established and funded by the U.S. Congress to:
Prevent and resolve violent international conflict;
Promote post-conflict stability and development;
Increase peacebuilding capacity, tools, and intellectual capital.
The Institute accomplishes its mission through direct engagement in peacebuilding efforts around the world, and by empowering others with knowledge, skills, and resources.
Between $10-14 per hour
15-20 hours per week. Flexible hours
Expected Project Dates:
April 2016– December 2016, with possibility of extension
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MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This position will support USIP’s Asia Center. The position shall provide/do the following activities:
· Assist with a wide range of research projects commissioned by the Asia Center
· Assist the Afghanistan team within the Asia Center on developing a database of partner documentation
· Support the editing process of Asia Center’s research publications
· Support the Asia Center in tracking and maintaining its contacts database
· Provide administrative and logistical support in planning Asia Center’s events
· Support other administrative activities as needed
CUWMA members include: American University, George Mason University, Southeastern University, Catholic University of America, The George Washington University, Trinity University, Corcoran College of Art and Design, Marymount University, University of the District of Columbia, Gallaudet University, National Defense Intelligence College, Howard University, Georgetown University, National Defense University, and University of Maryland at College Park.
All USIP contract and employee positions are contingent upon the favorable completion of a suitability background investigation.
Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
How to Apply
To be considered for this position, please submit a complete application package consisting of:
1. Cover letter
3. A brief writing sample demonstrating your research and writing ability
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USIP is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy and practice of USIP to offer equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, age, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, political affiliations or belief, pregnancy, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Full Time | Houston, Texas | Entry Level
Location:BCM Main Campus, Houston
Salary Range:$35.000.00 - $40,000.00
Job Category:Hot Job, Research - Laboratory
DescriptionA Research Assistant I position is available in the department of Immunology. The successful applicant will study molecular regulation of inflammation in the immune system and assist with the management of the laboratory. Candidates with a strong background in cell biology, molecular biology, and experience in using animal mouse models and working with patient samples will be favorably considered. The successful candidate is expected to interact with the principal investigator and lab personnel efficiently.
Full Time | Oberlin, Ohio | Entry Level | Application Reviews Begin April 8th
The Division of Student Life and Services at Oberlin College seeks applications for the position of Africana Community Coordinator in the Multicultural Resource Center (MRC). This is a 1.0FTE, full-time, twelve-month Administrative and Professional Staff position, reporting to the Associate Dean of Academic Diversity/Director of the Multicultural Resource Center.
ResponsibilitiesThis position requires a specialist who possesses the knowledge and experience to help support the cultural, social, and academic needs and concerns of Africana students specifically and other historically underrepresented students generally. As a member of the MRC staff, this Coordinator acts as a link between the Associate Dean/Director and students as well as between the MRC and faculty and other campus and local communities. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Essential Job Functions
Desired QualificationsExperience with Microsoft Office including Excel, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Google Docs and website management
Quick Link for Postinghttp://jobs.oberlin.edu:80/postings/2004
CompensationSalary is competitive and commensurate with experience and skills for an entry level administrative position. Benefits include: medical, dental, and vision plans, 22 days paid vacation per year, 5 meals/ week at select residence halls, free parking permit, use of recreational facilities, and tuition remission for up to one course per semester.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Send letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references. Review of applications will begin on April 8. 2016. Applications received after that date may be accepted until the position is filled. That anticipated start date is July 1, 2016
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