Author: GSBS | Category: Opportunities | February 15, 2017
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) invites applications for the Natural Sciences Pre-Professoriate Fellowship. The purpose of the fellowship is to support promising scholars who are committed to diversity in academia and prepare them for a possible tenure track appointment at UMBC.
The fellow will be appointed as a Research Assistant Professor for a two-year term beginning July 1, 2017. The fellow will receive a starting stipend of $50,000, health benefits, $5,000 for conference travel and preparation of scholarly work, up to $5,000 in instrument services, up to $10,000 for supplies /consumables, lab space, office space with computer, library access, and other privileges at the university. During the two-year term of appointment, most the fellow’s time will be devoted to pursuing research.
In addition, the fellow will teach one course (one semester only) per year. Highly experienced research and teaching mentors will meet with the fellow regularly to provide guidance on developing a pedagogically sound teaching philosophy and plan, and improving the skills needed to pursue an academic research career, including proposal and manuscript writing, and technical presentation skills. The fellow will also benefit from professional development opportunities across the campus.
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