Grad School NEWS
All New Teaching Assistants and Graduate Students are invited to attend the Graduate School's annual orientations on August 26th and 27th. The TA Orientation will be conducted in Stodder Hall on Wednesday, August 26th, and the New Graduate Student Orientation will be conducted at Neville Hall in Room 101 on Thursday, August 27th. To RSVP, please go here. For more information please email Diana Meakem, the Orientation Coordinator.
Has the idea of living and working outside the United States ever crossed your mind? If so, this webinar, "Careers for U.S. scientists in Europe and China" is for you!
These informative presentations will provide you with insight into:
- How to apply for funding and living expenses
- The pros and cons of living abroad
- Personal accounts from U.S. scientists who took the leap overseas
- Programs that fund U.S. researchers at every stage of their career
Regional Representative, EURAXESS Links North America
"The Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions offer training, mobility and career development for researchers. The actions run from 2014-2020 and have a budget of over €6 billion. They fund early-stage researchers (pre-docs with less then four years of research experience) and experienced researchers (post-docs or those with at least four years of research experience).”"
Human Frontier Science Program Long-Term Postdoc Fellow, ETH Zurich Institute of Microbiology, Piel Lab
New complimentary webinar from Science:
Persevering in science: Advice from Nobel Laureates
You are invited to hear our panel of experts on June 29, 2015, in this live, online educational seminar. For more information and complimentary registration visit: MailScanner has detected a possible fraud attempt from "app.aaas-science.org" claiming to be webinar.sciencemag.org
Date: Monday, June 29, 2015
Time: 8 a.m. Pacific, 11 a.m. Eastern, 4 p.m. UK, 5 p.m. Central Europe
Duration: 1 hour
About This Webinar
Faculty Member in Residence
2015-16 Academic Year
The Graduate School is currently seeking a new faculty-member-in-residence to provide student service support to the resident population in the Stodder Hall graduate center. The faculty-member-in-residence will be available to help students with housing related issues when the Graduate School office is not open, and working with the Graduate School staff, and the Graduate Student Center coordinator, s/he will help to create an integrated learning community within the Stodder Hall residence. The faculty-member-in-residence and his/her family will receive full room/board in a 2BR apartment on the first floor of Stodder Hall during the academic year with room and partial board available for the summer. The position is renewable based on satisfactory performance.
The faculty-member-in-residence position is open to all faculty members. Applicants must qualify for appointment as Full Graduate Faculty (incoming full time faculty hires are automatically eligible for full grad faculty appointment for an initial term, please contact the Graduate School for process). A strong background in student advising and relevant experience in a residence hall setting is preferred.
To apply, please send a cover letter, vita and the names of 3 references to Crystal Burgess, 5775 Stodder Hall, CAMPUS. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The appointment will begin on August 1.
Applications are due at firstname.lastname@example.org (subject line “Summer Diss”) by midnight June 12. Awards will be announced on June 19. Award recipients may occupy their office space starting June 22. Additional information is available here.
Dottie A. Poisson
for her 25 years of dedicated service,
achievement, and leadership
to the University of Maine
A Retirement Reception for Dottie will be held
Monday, June 22, 2015
2:00pm to 4:00pm*
Graduate Commons, 57 Stodder Hall
*Remarks to be made at 3:00pm
Light refreshments will be served
For more information please contact Crystal Burgess at email@example.com
The Graduate School is accepting applications for one (1) Graduate Assistant position within the Stodder Hall office for the 2015-2016 Academic Year. Interested applications should review the job description and send a cover letter, resume, and two references to Crystal Burgess (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The 28th Annual Graduate Student and Faculty Recognition (Hooding) Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 8th, 2015 from 4 to 6 pm at the Alfond Arena. A reception in Wells Conference Center will immediately follow. For more information please see the appropriate link below, or contact the Graduate School at email@example.com or 207.581.3291.