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Member Opportunities

From time to time, our friends and partners pass along opportunities for our members that range from scholarships and special programs to competitions and research studies. As a service to our members, we are sharing those opportunities here as we receive them. Please take a look to see what suits you and check back from time to time to see new listings.

Opportunities

Please take a look to see what suits you and check back from time to time to see new listings.

Opportunities

Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor (L(P)SOE) for Chemical Engineering

UC Merced
Next review date: Wednesday, Jan 10, 2024 at 11:59pm PST. Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Jun 28, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

The Chemical Engineering faculty at the University of California Merced invite applications for the position of Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor to coordinate, develop and teach undergraduate courses in all areas of Chemical Engineering with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2024.

The successful candidate will play a key role in implementing a new Chemical Engineering program, creating both core curriculum and new technical electives. The Teaching Professor series parallels that of the research-focused series but with emphasis upon excellence in teaching and other instruction-related activities.

Candidates at all levels will be considered. Applicants who have not yet achieved tenure will be considered for tenure on a standard schedule. Individuals in the position are expected to provide outstanding teaching and engage in professional activity, including but not limited to research on pedagogy and service related to the pedagogical mission of the School of Engineering and UC Merced.

This appointment confers membership in the Academic Senate.

NASA MSI Incubator Wildfire Climate Tech Challenge

NASA
COMPETITION DURATION - 8 WEEKS

December 11, 2023 - February 16, 2024

NASA’s Wildfire Climate Tech Challenge, part of the MSI Incubator initiative, seeks innovative solutions for wildfire prevention and climate technology. NASA invites students and employees of Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) to address the escalating issues caused by wildfires exacerbated by climate change. Successful participants will have the opportunity to join a startup incubator program and compete for a prize of $100,000. Additionally, this initiative offers a platform for participants to present their ideas to venture capitalists and NASA experts, furthering the development of technology in the fields of wildfire prevention and climate change, while promoting inclusivity and diversity.

PHASE ONE
  • 5-page white paper due: February 16, 2024
  • 2-3 minute video due: February 16, 2024
  • 6-9 semi-finalists selected: March 2024 TBD
  • Semi-finalists pitch event: March 2024 TBD
  • Up to 3 winners selected from pitch event: March 2024 TBD
PHASE TWO

Up to 3 winners will be invited to participated in the incubator program

  • March 2024 – May 2024
  • Attend 16 – 18 seminars on how to build a startup
  • Receive pitch coaching

Attend Wildfire Week – in person (Travel and accommodations will be provided)

  • June 3 – 7, 2024
  • Startup Pitch
  • Celebration & up to three (3) winners awarded $100K each

2024 Harvard WECode Technology Fellow

Harvard Science and Engineering Complex

150 Western Ave Cambridge, MA 02139

Saturday, February 17

Harvard Women Engineers Code (WECode) 2024 Conference

Join us for the Harvard WECode 2024 Conference at Harvard University!

Harvard WECode is a global community of female-identifying and nonbinary undergraduates in college aiming to promote more representation in the technical industry for those who have been historically marginalized. We believe every person, regardless of gender, should have equal opportunity to pursue a technical field. WECode aims to lower barriers to entry to different career paths in tech for people of all identities.

This exciting in-person event, with virtual options, brings together brilliant women and non-binary individuals in the tech industry to explore the latest trends, network with like-minded individuals, and gain valuable insights from renowned speakers. Immerse yourself in a vibrant atmosphere of innovation and inspiration as you attend engaging workshops, thought-provoking panel discussions, and hands-on coding sessions. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to expand your knowledge, and be a part of the ever-evolving women in tech community. Mark your calendars for the Harvard WECode 2024 Conference and prepare for an unforgettable experience!

2024 Enrico Fermi Presidential Award Call for Nominations

U.S. Department of Energy
Submit Nomination By July 10, 2023

DOE has issued a call for nominations for the 2024 Enrico Fermi Presidential Award. One of the most prestigious science and technology awards bestowed by the U.S. government, the Fermi Award recognizes individual(s) of international stature for exceptional scientific, technical, policy, and/or management achievements related to the broad missions of the DOE and its programs to address energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.

  • The deadline to submit a nomination is Monday, July 10, 2023
  • Nominations must include a letter summarizing the candidate’s achievements, three to six letters of support, CV, and short bibliography
  • An independent panel of eminent, international experts is convened by the DOE to review nominations
  • Final award selections are made by the President of the United States
  • Winners receive a citation signed by the President of the United States and the Secretary of Energy, a gold-plated medal bearing the likeness of Enrico Fermi and an honorarium of $100,000
  • In the event the award is given to more than one individual in the same year, the recipients share the honorarium equally

Minority Climate Survey

Texas A&M University, Computer Science Department
Apply By August 22, 2023

Goal of the Survey is to learn about barriers that Hispanics face while trying to get an engineering degree at Texas A&M University.

This survey is an IRB survey and is only allowed for Texas A&M University Students to fill out.