Saturday, December 13, 2008
SALARY & OTHER SUPPORT: Each postdoctoral scholarship will carry an annual salary of $60,000 and an annual research fund of $5,000. Postdoctoral scholars will be eligible for designated health-care and other benefit plans through the University of Chicago Postdoctoral Researcher Benefit Program.
ELIGIBILITY: Candidates must have completed the Ph.D., M.D., J.D., or foreign equivalent by September 1, 2009 or be within three years of having completed that degree. Individuals currently holding a postdoctoral or faculty position at the University of Chicago are ineligible.
APPLICATION & NOMINATION DEADLINE: Individuals may become candidates by either self-nomination or nomination by any member of the University of Chicago faculty. Faculty members from other institutions should encourage promising candidates to apply via self-nomination. Applications and nominations will be accepted December 8, 2008 through January 23, 2009. Additional information is available at http://provostpostdoc.uchicago.edu.
Wednesday, October 15, 2008
The “Making it in Michigan” Conference will be Thursday, November 13, 2008 at the Lansing Center in Lansing, MI. Visit http://www.makingitinmichigan.msu.edu/ for more information or to register now.
Tuesday, September 23, 2008
Wednesday, September 17, 2008
20th ANNUAL G. MALCOLM TROUT LECTURE
Catherine W. Donnelly, PhD
Professor, Nutrition and Food Science
University of Vermont
Associate Director, Vermont Institute for Artisan Cheese
“Are We Paying the Price for the Cheap Food Supply?”
Monday, September 22, 2008
Lincoln Room, Kellogg CenterMichigan State University
6:00 PM Reception
7:00 PM Program
Speaker bio and abstract are available at: http://fshn.msu.edu/
Friday, September 12, 2008
On September 16, Tuesday, Prof. Chris Peterson will present a talk, "The Transformation of Supply Chains and the 'Wicked Problem' of Sustainability: Aligning Knowledge, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Leadership".
Michigan State University, Agricultural Hall, Room 75, at 12pm-1pm.
In 1981, AFDO established a scholarship fund with the excess funds from the 75th Anniversary of the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act celebration. The George M. Burditt Scholarship and Betsy B. Woodward Scholarship in the amount of $1,500 each will be awarded annually to a worthy recipient who is in their third or fourth year of college. A third scholarship was created in June 2008 entitled the Denise C. Rooney Scholarship. This award is also worth $1,500 and will be awarded annually.
The following qualifications and conditions have been established for the award recipients:
The recipients should have demonstrated a desire to serve in a career of research, regulatory work, quality control, or teaching in an area related to some aspect of foods, drugs or consumer product safety; should have demonstrated leadership capabilities; and must have at least a 3.0 grade point average during the first two years of undergraduate study.
To apply, in addition to completing an application, an official and complete college transcript must be submitted along with letters of recommendation from two faculty members. Applications must be submitted by February 1st to be considered for the current year’s award. All applications and required materials must be submitted to Dr. Joanne M. Brown, Chair, AFDO Awards Committee by February 1, 2009.
To download an application please visit: http://www.afdo.org/afdo/Awards/scholarship.cfm
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