Friday, April 30, 2010

Fort Yuma Service Unit Sanitarian/Environmental Health Officer

Vincent Slayton-Garcia Wrote this today:

The Fort Yuma Service Unit Environmental Health Officer/Sanitarian job announcement hit the streets today.  It’s a GS-5/7/9.  Primarily serving two tribes—Quechan and Cocopah.  Open to civilians and Commissioned Officers.  It will be posted and already posted in the IHS DEHS website.
Vincent Slayton-Garcia, REHS
District Environmental Health Officer
Western Arizona District OEH&E
1553 W. Todd Drive, Suite 107
Tempe, AZ 85283

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

I grabbed these from the Cambodia Jobs Blog.   

UNESCO-L'OREAL Fellowships
Within the framework of the UNESCO Co-Sponsored Fellowships Scheme, a joint programme has been launched with the L’ORÉAL Corporate Foundation with a view to promoting the contribution of young women - from all over the world – in research developments in the field of life sciences. 
The UNESCO-L’ORÉAL fellowships scheme focuses on UNESCO’s premise that people are the world’s greatest resource and that innovation and excellence, especially among the young women community, deserve to be supported and encouraged through the concerted efforts of the international community. The award of the fellowships constitutes a key strategy through which impetus is being given to the enhancement of the role of women in devising scientific solutions to problems confronting humankind in the twenty-first century.

Oikos UNDP Young Scholars Development Academy
The second annual oikos UNDP Young Scholars Development Academy provides PhD students and young scholars working on poverty and sustainable development from a management or economics perspective a platform to present and discuss their ongoing research projects with fellow students and senior faculty.
Research on inclusive business models, market development and sustainability at the Base of the Pyramid (BoP) is a promising and challenging field for young researchers and PhD students. It calls for a multitude of methods, combination of disciplines in management and economics and new research designs, e.g. experimental development economics.

With the kind support of UNDP’s Growing Inclusive Markets initiative, three grants (travel, fee and accommodation) are available for outstanding young scholars from developing countries.

Oikos Young Scholars Entrepreneurship Academy
Institutions, Entrepreneurship and Organisational Change. August 22-27, Hotel Krone (Urnäsch), Switzerland
The first oikos Young Scholars Entrepreneurship Academy provides PhD students in the field of Entrepreneurship, Management, Strategy and Sustainability a platform to present and discuss their ongoing research projects with fellow students and senior faculty.

Research on the role of Institutions, Entrepreneurship and Organisational Change for a fundamental reorientation towards achieving environmental, social and economic sustainability is a promising and challenging academic field. It calls for a multitude of methods, combination of disciplines and new research designs.


Monday, April 19, 2010

Grand Challenges in Global Health initiative

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has committed $100 million to encourage scientists worldwide to expand the pipeline of ideas to fight our greatest health challenges. Launched in 2008, Grand Challenge Explorations grants have already been awarded to 262 researchers from 30 countries.

The grant program is open to anyone from any discipline, from student to tenured professor, and from any organization – colleges and universities, government laboratories, research institutions, non-profit organizations and for-profit companies.

Directory of Grants and Fellowships in the Global Health Sciences

This is a great place to look up international funding opportunities for work in biomedical research. Don't let the word "biomedical" scare you. The site also has plenty of "global health" and "environmental" opportunities. The site has many categories, the first one being Pre-doctoral/Graduate

Fogarty International Center - National Institutes of Health, NIH
Bethesda, MD USA


Sunday, April 11, 2010

ASPH fellowships

Here they are!
The beloved ASPH internships.

Most students completing these have been very satisfied!
They are a great way to fulfill your field practicum requirements!

Free conference!!

The LLU news notes listed this again: 
Students need to go to as many local conferences that they can.  There is no reason to skip the free conferences. 
The USPHS symposiums cover the various aspects of public health. The 2010 symposium theme is Public Health 2010: The Road Ahead ( and will be held in San Diego on May 24-27, 2010.
Registration is free for students!

Friday, April 9, 2010

Rochester Institute of Technology Future Faculty Career Exploration Program Rochester Institute of Technology Future Faculty Exploration Program

FFCEP is one of RIT’s innovative diversity programs which is raising the bar for schools nationwide.
Please share this information with members of your organization and students whom you know may be interested.

Do you know of individuals that fit the following criteria?

      • Be able to contribute in a meanignful way to the university’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individaul differences. We are especially interested in applications from people of color who are underrepresented in teaching professions, i.e., African-American, Latin American, American Indian or Alaskan Native.
      • Within one to two years of completing Ph.D. , MFA, or Post Doc
      • Desire academic teaching career at an exceptional teaching institution
Receiving degrees in disciplines offered at RIT; i.e., math, sciences, engineering, technologies, business liberal arts, fine art, computing sciences complete list of programs
      • Demonstrate potential to fill open and/or anticipated vacancies
      • Able to travel to Rochester, NY  September 22-26, 2010
Application Deadline: June 2nd, 2010
For more information and applications visit our website at: 

Please direct any email correspondence to or telephone 585-475-5775.

Oslo Peace Scholarship

The Graduate Studies in International Affairs (GSIA) program in the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific, in partnership with the International Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO) and Bjørknes College, offers one scholarship each year for full-time study in the Master of International Affairs specialising in Peace and Conflict Studies degree program. Tuition fees will be covered by The Australian National University and Bjørknes College; and students will receive some funding towards living costs as a stipend.
Eligible Program(s): Master of International Affairs specialising in Peace and Conflict Studies
Eligibility Criteria: International students, Australian and Norwegian students

Thursday, April 1, 2010