Jun
01
2019

STEM Instructor Opportunity at STEM TREE

Deadline:

Until filled

Location:

10100 Mukilteo Speedway, Suite 110, Mukilteo, WA 98275

Instructors needed!

STEM Instructors needed for Spring Afterschool Program and Summer Camp (part-time positions)

  • Physical Science or Life Science (Biology/Chemistry/Physics)
  • Computer Science/Information Technology
  • Technology/Engineering (Robotics or Electrical Engineering)

Stemtree of Mukilteo is a K-12 science and engineering education center. We are currently looking for energetic and highly motivated individuals who enjoy working with kids in a one-on-one teaching approach to empower them for incredible success. You will be professionally trained on our curriculum. The training is fully paid (starting at $13/hr).

To send resume or for questions, please contact mukilteo@stemtree.com.

For more info, download the flyer.

*Please note the indicated date is tentative and not an indicative of actual start date.

Two students looking into microscopes with a teacher

Jun
15
2019

Community Members for Research Oversight Committees Needed

Looking for volunteers!

Northwest Association for Biomedical Research (NWABR) is seeking community members to serve on research oversight committees.  In this role you would participate in the review of research proposals.  Some committees offer honoraria, all offer training and usually parking reimbursement. Committees typically meet monthly or quarterly with a few additional hours between meetings.  NWABR would make the initial introduction of a volunteer to institutions or companies needing a volunteer.

     If you are interested in being invited for specific opportunities, please contact

Jen Wroblewski, NWABR Public Engagement at engagement@nwabr.org.

Jun
18
2019

Paid Internship Position at Kaiser Permanente WA Health Research Institute

Location:

Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Ave., Seattle, WA 98101

Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute has an opening for a full-time, paid summer intern – 12 weeks, starting June 18, 2019.

The internship will focus on assisting the communications unit with improving their external website.

For a full job description and requirements, see

https://www.kaiserpermanentejobs.org/job/seattle/website-production-intern-summer-undergraduate/641/11813382

For more information, contact: Jonathan.X.Rabinovitz@kp.org

Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute,

1730 Minor Ave., Seattle, WA 98101

kpwashingtonresearch.org

Jun
28
2019

2019 scholarship submission: The WISE Scholarship for women in STEM

Deadline:

Apply by 5 pm PST, June 28th, 2019

The WISE (Women in STEM Excel) Scholarship was created by Dr. Alexander Sobel to support, empower, and encourage women in Washington pursuing education in science, technology, engineering, and/or mathematics. Washingtonian women interested in a career in a STEM field are welcome to apply for the $1,500 scholarship.

The scholarship award is to be used toward tuition and educational expenses, including but not limited to: textbooks, supplies (paper, pens, notebooks, etc.), required technology, on-campus dining, housing, and transportation costs.

The scholarship award will be disbursed directly to the student in the form of a cash prize. The selected student will be required to furnish information necessary to issue a 1099 tax form, including social security number, as part of the process for dispersing scholarship monies. Student will be responsible for any resulting tax obligations.

For eligibility and more info, click here.

Press release.

Jul
01
2019

NASA Postdoctoral Program

Deadline:

July 1, 2019
Nov 1, 2019

Advance your research while contributing to NASA’s scientific goals. The NPP supports fundamental science; explores the undiscovered; promotes intellectual growth; and encourages scientific connections.

Selected by a competitive peer-review process, NPP Fellows complete 1-3 year Fellowship appointments that advance NASA’s missions in earth science, heliophysics, planetary science, astrophysics, space bioscience, aeronautics and engineering, human exploration and space operations, and astrobiology – see current research opportunities!

Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree before beginning the fellowship, but may apply while completing the degree requirements. U.S. citizens, Lawful Permanent Residents, and foreign nationals eligible for J-1 status as a Research Scholar, may apply. Women, minorities, and members of underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply.

Stipends start at $60,000 per year, with supplements for high cost-of-living areas and for certain academic specialties. Financial assistance is available for relocation as well as subsidized health insurance, and $10,000 per year is provided for professional and programmatic travel.

Download the flyer here, and contact npphelp@usra.edu with any questions.

Aug
24
2019

SUMMER WORKSHOP ON THE DYNAMIC BRAIN: APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

August 24, 2019 – September 8, 2019

Applications are now open for the Summer Workshop on the Dynamic Brain, co-hosted by the Allen Institute for Brain Science and the Computational Neuroscience Center at the University of Washington and directed by Drs. Michael Buice, Shawn Olsen, Christof Koch, and Eric Shea-Brown.

This intensive two-week, project-based interdisciplinary course aims to give advanced students in neuroscience, biology, physics, engineering, and computer science a rapid introduction to the current state of understanding of the neurobiology of sensory processing, coding, and neural population dynamics. In addition, the course makes extensive use of data science tools for team-based projects and computational tools for analysis of large-scale and multimodal datasets.

Learn more and apply ►︎

Nov
16
2019

Panelists invited for “Science of SciFi” panel at GeekGirlCon

Looking for volunteers!

Volunteers are needed for a “Science of SciFi” panel that will participate at GeekGirlCon.  The panel will explore the links between scientific research and sci-fi, particularly the advances being made in fields that have been subject to science fiction novels, movies and TV.   Panelists doing research in the fields of robotics, astronomy, and genetics are needed.

If interested or wanting more information about the panel, contact Valerie Bentivegna at valeriebentivegna@gmail.com