Research Assistant Position with Department of Urban Design & Planning

Looking for a Research Assistant position? Do you have a strong background in statistics? If so, read on to learn more about this position with the Department of Urban Design and Planning. This is the ideal position for a doctoral student interested in interdisciplinary

Job Overview:

  • Position Title: Graduate Student Research Assistant (50% FTE)
  • Supervising Faculty: Marina Alberti
  • Hours per Week: 20 (50% FTE)
  • Employment Period: ASAP until 6/15/2016
  • Minimum Education Required:  Degree in Statistics, Biostatistics,
    Epidemiology or other relevant area. Enrolled in a PhD Program.
  • To Apply: Please send your curriculum vitae, and 3 letters of recommendation to Marina Alberti, Urban Design and Planning, University of Washington Box 355740, Seattle, Washington 98195-5740.
  • Questions?  Email Marina Alberti at
  • Deadline: Submit your application materials by Sept. 30th, 2015, by 5:00 pm PST

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Graduate Student Service Appointments with the UW Honors Program

Looking for funding? Read on for more information: 

General Description:

The Honors Program is seeking to hire two graduate students for graduate student service appointments during Winter Quarter 2016. These positions offer a valuable hands-on opportunity to participate with higher education professionals in the review of undergraduate freshmen applications to the Honors Program for Autumn Quarter 2016. It is an excellent chance for graduate students interested in higher education to learn more about the evaluation process.

Job Overview:

  • Location: UW Campus
  • Closing Date: October 9, 2015
  • Salary:  Tuition plus standard salary commensurate with student standing
  • Notification: Those accepted will be notified by November 13
  • Requirements: Must be enrolled in a tuition-based program in the UW Graduate School for at least 10 credits during Winter Quarter 2016. Those in fee-based programs or self-sustaining are welcome to apply but will not be eligible to receive tuition.
  • To Apply: Submit resume and a letter addressing several questions, listed on the job posting (below)

A detailed position description can be found on the UW Hires System under Requisition #: 124978

Fall Graduate Seminar– ENGR 598

Looking for a class for Autumn 2015?

Graduate Seminar for Fall 2015 — ENGR 598: Preparing for Academic Careers in Engineering


  • SLN: 14262
  • Instructor: Eve Riskin, EE
  • Credits: 1 credit (C/NC).
  • Schedule: Will meet once/week Tuesdays 1:30-2:30 PM
  • Location: EEB 003.
  • Registration limited to 35 graduate students (only engineering and
    bioengineering majors).

This seminar will explore academic careers in engineering including what
graduate students should know as they contemplate their next career steps.
Invited speakers will share their own personal experiences.  The entire
seminar is discussion-based.

Topics covered may include:

  • Hiring criteria for faculty positions
  • Building a successful application package
  • Types of academic institutions: community colleges, R1, or 4-year colleges.
  • How to negotiate two body problems.
  • How to gain teaching experience.
  • What to expect from the tenure process.

Position with the Department of Ecology Available in Lacey, WA

The Department of Ecology is Hiring! See below for more information on the available positions: 

Job Summary:

  • Position Title: Construction Oversight / Compliance Engineer (Environmental Engineer 3)
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary: $5,290.00 – $6,943.00 Monthly, $63,480.00 – $83,316.00 Annually
  • To Apply and for More Information: For immediate consideration, please apply online at: HERE.

The Toxics Cleanup Program (TCP) program within the Department of Ecology is looking to hire a Construction Oversight/Compliance Engineer 3 (Environmental Engineer 3) working out of our Headquarters Building in Lacey, WA. This position serves as a professional environmental engineer providing project oversight during cleanup construction to monitor and approve designed cleanup objectives. Continue reading

Rooftop Happy Hour at Mezcaleria Oaxaca

Excellent networking opportunity! Details below: 

Come enjoy drinks and appetizers with your fellow Puget Sound structural
engineers during a awesome rooftop happy hour on Thursday, August 25th
from 5pm-7pm at:

Mezcaleria Oaxaca
422 E Pine St.
Seattle, WA

The weather looks like it will still be perfect so we will be up on the
roof deck again getting some sun and cooling off with some drinks.
Appetizers will be provided by SEAW YMF, as always. To find us, ask the
hostess about a group of structural engineers or look for the white
hardhat. RSVPs appreciated (

See you there!

Ph.D. Concentration In Public Policy and Management

The concentration in Public Policy and Management offers University of Washington Ph.D. students in the social sciences and related field an opportunity to broaden their background and credentials for the job market. To earn the concentration students take a series of linked courses in the Public Policy and Management Ph.D. program at the Evans School of Public Affairs.

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CareerWISE: An online coach for graduate women in STEM

The CareerWISE laboratory would like to introduce you to the newly expanded CareerWISE resilience training programCareerWISE is an evidence-based and freely available online resource that assists women in science and engineering fields to progress through their PhD programs and prepare for future career environments. Developed at Arizona State University with the generous support of the National Science Foundation, the program is the first of its kind – an online, anytime coach customized for women pursuing PhDs in STEM fields.

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering – Auburn University

The Department of Civil Engineering at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position beginning Fall 2015 in Environmental Engineering.  Candidates for Assistant or Associate Professor will be considered.  Candidates with research and teaching interests that complement those of the existing faculty are desired.  Example areas of interest include, but are not limited to, biological wastewater treatment, environmental molecular biotechnology, environmental remediation, and biogeochemistry. The selected faculty member is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop an externally funded research program, and direct graduate students.  The selected candidate is also expected to engage in service activities with professional organizations and at the university.

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Geotechnical Engineering – Auburn University

The Department of Civil Engineering at Auburn University invites applications for an Associate or Assistant Professor tenure-track faculty position in Geotechnical Engineering beginning Fall 2015. Candidates should have research and teaching interests that complement those of the existing faculty. Areas of current research interests include, but are not limited to, soil-structure interaction, numerical modeling, geomechanics, retaining structures, geosynthetics, geotechnical earthquake engineering, and pavement geotechnics. The selected faculty member is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in geotechnical and construction engineering, develop an externally funded research program, and direct graduate students. The selected candidate is expected to engage in service activities with professional organizations and the university. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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