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April 2018

Graduate School Calendar of Professional Development Events

Thursday, April 19
Career Conversations: Looking Back
3:00 – 3:50 PM, CRC/Reitz Union 2310

Monday, April 23
Teaching Portfolio Review Day
Yon Hall, Room 409

Friday, April 27
Epidemics Going Viral: Innovation vs. Nature
8:00 AM – 12:45 PM

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May 2018

Thursday, May 3
Epidemiology Seminar Series: Professor Dame Valerie Beral
4:00 – 5:00 PM, Location TBD

Monday, May 7
Annual Meeting of the American College of Epidemiology Abstracts Due

Monday, May 28 – Friday, June 8
Clinic on Meaningful Modeling of Epidemiological Data (MMED)
MMED is a 2­‐week modeling clinic that emphasizes the use of data in understanding infectious disease dynamics. Participants conduct modeling projects informed by epidemiological data that address practical questions in a meaningful way.

Monday, May 21 – Thursday, May 24
The University of Texas at Austin Summer Statistics Institute
UT’s Summer Statistics Institute (SSI) offers intensive four-day workshops on diverse topics from introductory data sciences to advanced statistics. Whether you are new to data analysis or a seasoned statistician, SSI provides a unique hands-on opportunity to acquire valuable skills directly from experts in the field. The UT Summer Statistics Institute (SSI) is open to 700 participants.

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June 2018

Saturday, June 9 – Thursday, June 14
CPDD 80th Annual Scientific Meeting
Hilton San Diego Bayfront, San Diego, CA

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July 2018

Monday, July 9 – Wednesday, July 25
University of Washington School of Public Health 10th Annual Summer Institute in Statistics and Modeling in Infectious Diseases (SISMID)
The Summer Institute in Statistics and Modeling in Infectious Diseases (SISMID) is designed to introduce infectious disease researchers to modern methods of statistical analysis and mathematical modeling and to introduce statisticians and mathematical modelers to the statistical and dynamic problems posed by modern infectious disease data. Scholarships are available!

Monday, July 9 – Friday, July 27
University of Washington School of Public Health 23rd Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics (SISG)
For more than two decades, the Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics (SISG) has introduced geneticists to modern methods of statistical analysis and statisticians to the challenges posted by modern genetic data. Scholarships are available!

Wednesday, July 11 – Friday, July 27
University of Washington School of Public Health 4th Annual Summer Institute in Statistics for Big Data (SISBID)
The Summer Institute for Big Data (SISBID) is designed to introduce biologists, quantitative scientists, and statisticians to modern statistical techniques for the analysis of biological big data.

Monday, July 23 – Friday, July 27
University of Washington School of Public Health 5th Annual Summer Institute in Statistics for Clinical Research (SISCR)
The Summer Institute in Statistics for Clinical Research (SISCR) is designed to introduce participants to state-of-the-art methodology for biomedical studies, including clinical trials and observational studies.

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August 2018

Friday, August 10
APHA Early Bird Registration Deadline

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September 2018

Friday, September 14
APHA Advance Registration Deadline

Sunday, September 23 – Tuesday, September 25
Annual Meeting of the American College of Epidemiology
Cincinnati, OH

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October 2018

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November 2018

Saturday, November 10 – Wednesday, November 14
APHA Annual Meeting and Expo
San Diego, CA

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December 2018

December, dates TBD
Clinic on Dynamical Approaches to Infectious Disease Data (DAIDD)
DAIDD is a week-long modeling clinic that provides an introduction to dynamical models used in the study of infectious disease dynamics. Instruction focuses on the conceptual foundations of modeling and model formulation for infectious disease research.

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January 2019

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February 2019

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March 2019

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Academic Deadlines

View all critical dates and deadlines for Spring 2018 and Summer 2018.

View all Thesis and Dissertation Editorial Deadlines.

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Spring 2018

Summer 2018

Fall 2018

Advance Registration Open Oct. 30-Dec. 19
Dec. 21-Jan. 4
Apr. 2-May 8
May 10
Apr. 2-May 8
May 10-Aug. 14
Aug. 16-20
Registration Deadline Jan. 5 May 11 Aug. 21
Drop/Add Period Jan. 8-12 May 14-15 Aug. 22-24
Aug. 27-28
Employee EEP Registration Jan. 8-12 May 14-15 Aug. 22-24
Aug. 27-28
Fee Payments Due Jan. 19 May 25 Aug. 31
Degree Application Deadline Feb. 2 July 5 Sep. 14
Dissertation First Submission Feb. 14 June 12 TBD
Dissertation Transmittal Letter Due Feb. 14 June 12 TBD
Thesis First Submission Mar. 16 July 9 TBD
Thesis Final Exam Form Due Mar. 16 July 9 TBD
Thesis & Dissertation Final Submission Apr. 11 July 27 TBD
Thesis & Dissertation ETD Signature Page Due Apr. 11 July 27 TBD
Dissertation Final Exam Form Due Apr. 11 July 27 TBD
Final Clearance Deadline Apr. 25 Aug. 8 TBD
Last Day of Classes Apr. 25 Aug. 10 Dec. 5
Holidays; no classes. GAs are expected to report to work on bolded dates. Jan. 15: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Mar. 5-9: Spring Break
May 28: Memorial Day
June 25-29: Summer Break
July 4: Independence Day
Sep. 3: Labor Day
Nov. 2: Homecoming
Nov. 12: Veterans Day
Nov. 21: Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 22-23: Thanksgiving Break

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Seminars and Hosting

Thursday, May 3
Epidemiology Seminar Series: Professor Dame Valerie Beral
4:00 – 5:00 PM, Location TBD

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Calls for Abstracts

Monday, May 7
Annual Meeting of the American College of Epidemiology Abstracts Due

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Research Days and Professional Conferences

Friday, April 27
Epidemics Going Viral: Innovation vs. Nature
8:00 AM – 12:45 PM

Monday, May 7
Annual Meeting of the American College of Epidemiology Abstracts Due

Saturday, June 9 – Thursday, June 14
CPDD 80th Annual Scientific Meeting
Hilton San Diego Bayfront, San Diego, CA

Friday, August 10
APHA Early Bird Registration Deadline

Friday, September 14
APHA Advance Registration Deadline

Sunday, September 23 – Tuesday, September 25
Annual Meeting of the American College of Epidemiology
Cincinnati, OH

Saturday, November 10 – Wednesday, November 14
APHA Annual Meeting and Expo
San Diego, CA

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Workshops and Professional Development

Graduate School Calendar of Professional Development Events

Career Resource Center Events and Programs

Career Resource Center Career Fairs

Thursday, April 19
Career Conversations: Looking Back
3:00 – 3:50 PM, CRC/Reitz Union 2310

Monday, May 21 – Thursday, May 24
The University of Texas at Austin Summer Statistics Institute
UT’s Summer Statistics Institute (SSI) offers intensive four-day workshops on diverse topics from introductory data sciences to advanced statistics. Whether you are new to data analysis or a seasoned statistician, SSI provides a unique hands-on opportunity to acquire valuable skills directly from experts in the field. The UT Summer Statistics Institute (SSI) is open to 700 participants.

Monday, May 28 – Friday, June 8
Clinic on Meaningful Modeling of Epidemiological Data (MMED)
MMED is a 2­‐week modeling clinic that emphasizes the use of data in understanding infectious disease dynamics. Participants conduct modeling projects informed by epidemiological data that address practical questions in a meaningful way.

Monday, July 9 – Wednesday, July 25
University of Washington School of Public Health 10th Annual Summer Institute in Statistics and Modeling in Infectious Diseases (SISMID)
The Summer Institute in Statistics and Modeling in Infectious Diseases (SISMID) is designed to introduce infectious disease researchers to modern methods of statistical analysis and mathematical modeling and to introduce statisticians and mathematical modelers to the statistical and dynamic problems posed by modern infectious disease data. Scholarships are available!

Monday, July 9 – Friday, July 27
University of Washington School of Public Health 23rd Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics (SISG)
For more than two decades, the Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics (SISG) has introduced geneticists to modern methods of statistical analysis and statisticians to the challenges posted by modern genetic data. Scholarships are available!

Wednesday, July 11 – Friday, July 27
University of Washington School of Public Health 4th Annual Summer Institute in Statistics for Big Data (SISBID)
The Summer Institute for Big Data (SISBID) is designed to introduce biologists, quantitative scientists, and statisticians to modern statistical techniques for the analysis of biological big data.

Monday, July 23 – Friday, July 27
University of Washington School of Public Health 5th Annual Summer Institute in Statistics for Clinical Research (SISCR)
The Summer Institute in Statistics for Clinical Research (SISCR) is designed to introduce participants to state-of-the-art methodology for biomedical studies, including clinical trials and observational studies.

December, dates TBD
Clinic on Dynamical Approaches to Infectious Disease Data (DAIDD)
DAIDD is a week-long modeling clinic that provides an introduction to dynamical models used in the study of infectious disease dynamics. Instruction focuses on the conceptual foundations of modeling and model formulation for infectious disease research.

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Grant and Scholarship Deadlines

None at this time.

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Department Events

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Funding Opportunities

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Scholarships

UF Scholarship Search Engine

Southern Regional Education Board Doctoral Award
You may apply for this award if you are within the first year of your PhD program or are expecting admission before the academic year begins.

The Doctoral Award offers three years of direct program support and two years of institutional support from the scholar’s college, university and/or department, in the form of a $20,000 annual stipend. Each recipient also is awarded up to five years of university-covered tuition and fees (unless the institution prohibits a fee waiver). In addition, the program provides professional development support and covers expenses associated with attending the annual Compact for Faculty Diversity Institute on Teaching and Mentoring.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
The HSF Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree. Awards are based on merit; amounts range from $500 to $5,000, based on relative need, among the Scholars selected.

American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) Scholars Graduate Opportunities
AIGC provides financial support for American Indians and Alaska Natives seeking higher education, and supports them in attaining undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees. AIGC partners with Tribes, the federal government, foundations, corporations, and individuals to ensure the growth and sustainability of scholarships.

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Grants

Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award (F31)
To provide predoctoral individuals with supervised research training in specified health and health-related areas leading toward the research doctoral degree (e.g., PhD).

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) funds a wide array of research and initiatives to help address some of America’s most pressing health challenges. In addition to opportunities presented through targeted grant programs and funding partnerships, RWJF continually accept brief proposals for funding of new and creative approaches to building a Culture of Health.

International students are eligible for some grants, and grant search materials can be found at the UF Libraries Grants and Fellowships: Funding Opportunities. A yearly workshop is available for finding grants for international students. Also see the Libraries’ list of databases, such as IRIS and Community of Science (COS), to aid your funding search.

The UF Office of Research maintains a number of funding opportunity resources for all members of the UF community, including a list of funding opportunities specifically for graduate students.

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Travel

Chair of Epidemiology Travel Award
Chair’s Travel Awards are matching funds up to $500 for travel-related expenses. The Chair will match any funds provided by the research mentor for travel, up to $500. A student may be awarded the Chair’s Travel Award up to three times per year.

View the funding announcement and the application.

UF Office of Research Graduate Student Request for Travel Funds
The UF Office of Research (OR) and the UF Division of Sponsored Programs (DSP) offer travel funding for graduate students. Click on the above link to download a PDF file (readable and printable with Adobe Acrobat Reader, available for free online) for more information about applying for such funds.

UF Graduate Student Council Travel Grants
The UF Graduate Student Council offers travel grants to help graduate students attend conferences and present their research. For more information, applications and deadlines, click on the above link.

UF Center for European Studies Travel Grants
The UF Center for European Studies (CES) offers annual competitions for graduate student travel grants to assist UF graduate students with travel to Europe to pursue dissertation research, or to present work at a scholarly conference or workshop. These grants are open to all UF graduate students regardless of discipline as long as the subject of the research or talk is related to contemporary Europe.

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Dissertation

Delores Auzenne Dissertation Award
The Delores Auzenne Dissertation Award, named in honor of Delores Auzenne, was established to assist underrepresented doctoral students with little or no funding to complete their dissertations. The program provides funding to PhD candidates in the advanced stages of their dissertations. Students on fellowships or assistantship are not eligible.

The award provides up to $15,000, and up to 5 credit hours of in-state tuition and fees. Successful applicants may receive funds over the course of Summer and the following Fall Semester or Spring Semester and the following Summer.

Graduate School Doctoral Dissertation Award
The Graduate School Doctoral Dissertation Award is a competitively need based awards program to provide final stage funding over a 4­ to 6 month period for PhD candidates with exhausted funding. This support is intended to allow recipients the time and resources to focus exclusively on their dissertation through defense, final clearance by the Editorial Office, and graduation.

The award provides up to $15,000, and up to 5 credit hours of in-state tuition and fee assistance. Successful applicants may receive funds over the course of Spring, Summer and Fall semesters.

Supplemental Retention Scholarship
The UF Office of Graduate Diversity Initiatives (OGDI) Supplemental Retention Scholarship is designed for UF doctoral students, who are three or fewer semesters away from graduation but are no longer eligible to receive a fellowship, assistantship or other funding from their department or college. It provides limited tuition assistance and the help of a structured retention program under the UF Office of Graduate Diversity Initiatives (OGDI).

Southern Regional Educational Board Dissertation Award
You may apply for this award if you have completed all course work and comprehensive/preliminary exams and have defended (or will defend) the dissertation prospectus successfully before the academic year begins.

The Dissertation Award offers a one-year, $20,000 stipend, university-covered tuition and fees (unless the institution prohibits a fee waiver), a $500 research allowance, and professional development support. It also covers expenses associated with attending the annual Compact for Faculty Diversity Institute on Teaching and Mentoring.

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Postgraduate Jobs

Career Resource Center PHHP Career Community

Career Resource Center COM Career Community

Rollins School of Public Health Public Health Employment Connection (PHEC)

Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University

Assistant Member of Epidemiology, Center for Outcomes Research, JPS Health Network

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth Postdoctoral Training Program for Quantitative Biomedical Sciences in Cancer

Postdoctoral Fellows, Channing Division of Network Medicine (CDNM), Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School

Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health (Tobacco control research)

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Epidemiology – School of Public Health, University of North Texas Health Science Center

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs maintains a list of job posting databases and resources.

Postdoctoral and faculty positions at the University of Florida may be found on https://jobs.ufl.edu/.

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs publishes job opportunities for postdocs in the Postdoctoral Update Newsletter, emailed to all UF postdocs once a week.

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Other

UF Open Access Publishing Fund
The University of Florida Open Access Publishing (UFOAP) Fund supports the goal of making UF research findings available immediately without charge to all readers. When funds are not available from other sources, the Fund will assist UF authors by paying reasonable Article Processing Charges (APCs) assessed by publishers of open access journals, including hybrid open access journals. The Fund does not cover the assessment of page charges, color illustration fees, reprints, etc. Articles that comply with the Application Guidelines set forth below will be funded on a first-come, first-served basis, subject to the availability of funds. No endorsement of any journal or of the research merit of any article is implied by this funding.

UF/Santa Fe College Faculty Development Project
The UF/Santa Fe College Faculty Development Project is a partnership between the University of Florida and local Santa Fe College that aims to increase faculty diversity at Santa Fe College while providing African American and Hispanic doctoral students at UF with valuable teaching experience. Participants teach two courses per year at SFC and assist in its recruitment and retention of minority and underrepresented students. The program provides a stipend of $15,000 for nine months, in-state tuition, fees, and health insurance for fall-spring semesters with an additional amount supplied by UF. Participants must have a master’s degree in an approved field, 18 credit hours of graduate level hours in an approved field completed, and have passed their qualifying exams.

Control Flu Internship
The ControlFlu program provides free flu vaccinations for Pre-K through 12th grade students in Alachua County. ControlFlu is a coalition of physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and students that volunteer their time to the program. The key to the program’s success are their volunteers. They are seeking individuals who are committed and passionate to adding to their team and continuing theirr mission. ControlFlu offers a dynamic internship opportunity that provides insight and experience into the fields of health promotion and disease prevention. If interested please send a current resume and fall schedule to the program coordinator, Leslie Morris, at lesliemorris@ufl.edu.

CLAS Teaching Center Graduate Teaching Assistantship
The CLAS Teaching Center is now accepting applications for our graduate student assistantships. If you are a graduate student with a background in mathematics, sciences, engineering, or education and are interested in a 10-20 hour assistantship beginning in the summer or fall semester, please complete an application here: https://teachingcenter.ufl.edu/about-us/employment-opportunities/graduate-assistant-position-application/. The UF Teaching Center is a wonderful place to work, and we are looking to add dedicated, hard-workers to our team!

Graduate Assistants United Released-Time Employment
UF Graduate Assistants United (GAU) is hiring a small number of Graduate Assistants to serve as “released-time” employees. We seek self-motivated candidates dedicated to improving the lives of all Graduate Assistants. GAU is the labor union that represents all Graduate Teaching Assistants and Graduate Research Assistants across campus. According to our contract, GAU can hire a small number of employees on “released-time,” and we have a limited number of these positions available for the Fall 2018 semester.

A released-time appointment includes an assistantship of .33 FTE as well as a tuition waiver and health insurance. Released-timers help keep GAU running and carry out all essential activities for the union. Duties include administrative tasks such as processing membership forms, answering emails, returning phone calls, and holding regular office hours in the GAU office. Released-time employees also participate in event planning, contract enforcement and education, and help with ongoing campaigns. Likewise, released-timers design fliers, coordinate volunteers, contact other organizations and departments, assist with research projects, and run meetings.

If you would like to apply for a released-time position, please send your CV and a statement of interest (250-300 words) to organizing@ufgau.org by April 18, 2018. In your statement, be sure to mention any past involvement you’ve had with GAU and which skills you think can best help the union. While knowledge of GAU is not required to work as a released-timer, strong applicants often familiarize themselves with GAU, its current campaigns, and/or are familiar with organizing or labor unions.

You can find more information about released-time appointments in Article 16 of our collective bargaining agreement: http://www.ufgau.org/collective-bargaining-agreement1.html. To learn more about GAU, check our website ufgau.org, and our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ufgau.org/

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