Monday, January 28, 2008

Graduate Staff Assistant - Managing Editorial Assistant

Managing Editorial Assistant - positions

positions: east asia cultures critique is an academic journal edited by Tani Barlow (History Dept and Women Studies Dept) and published by Duke University Press.

The journal is inviting applications for the position of Managing Editorial Assistant. A Research Assistant position, the Managing Editorial Assistant's job is to assist the Senior Editor in managing the journal. The job runs from Summer 2008 to Spring 2009, with the possibility of an annual renewal. RAships are 20 hours/week with university-determined salary and benefits.

Graduate Assistant - Office of Learning & Scholarly Technologies

Graduate Assistant - Office of Learning & Scholarly Technologies
Search for Req #40894

The Office of Learning & Scholarly Technologies are seeking a graduate student to serve as a Videoconference Consultant. The Videoconference Consultant is responsible for the coordination and operation of videoconference facilities serving the University of Washington Health Sciences.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Phi Beta Kapp Mary Isabel Sibley Award

Phi Beta Kappa Mary Isabel Sibley Award

The annual Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowship is awarded alternately in the fields of Greek and French. The award may be used for the study of Greek language, literature, history or archaeology, or the study of French language or literature. The fellowship has a stipend of $20,000. The stipend will be paid in two installments, the first on July 1 of the award year and the second on the next January 1, unless the Fellowship Committee orders the stipend withheld because the fellow has disregarded the purpose of the award as stated by the donor. The award is open to non-Phi beta kappa members and non-US citzens.

Deadline: January 15, 2008

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellwoships

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships

Application packets for Title VI Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships are now available for students to pick up from the Jackson School of International Studies, Office of Student Services in Thomson 111. Graduate and professional students from all departments and schools across campus are encouraged to apply. M.A and Ph.D. students, who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents, and will be studying modern foreign language, in combination with area or international studies or international aspects of professional fields, are eligible for Academic Year awards. Summer fellowships are granted to those who will be engaged in intensive foreign language study in the U.S. or abroad. FLAS fellowships are funded by the U.S. Department of Education through eight National Resource Centers located in the Jackson School of International Studies: Canada, East Asia, International Studies, Middle East, Russian/East European/Central Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia and West Europe.

Deadline: January 17, 2008

Grants for Lunch

Research Funding Service Grant$ for Lunch

These brown bag lunches focus on special topics in grant writing for those pursuing grant opportunities in areas of health sciences. The next RFS grants for lunch is:

* January 22, 2008
General K Awards
12:00 p.m to 1:00 p.m
South Campus Center
Room 316L

Research Assistant: American Ethnic Studies Department

Research Assistant: American Ethnic Studies Department
Search for Req# 40333

Our American Ethnic Studies department, within Arts & Sciences, is seeking a graduate student to serve as a Research Assistant. This is a flexible 1 quarter position open at 50%, 20 hours per week, with possible extension to additional quarters depending on funding. The position is open to an individual that is creative, organized and can work independently.
Deadline: January 28, 2008

Teaching Assistant - School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences

The School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences - part-time (25% FTE) temporary Teaching Assistantship for Spring 2008:
Search for Req #40254

This is a 25% TA'ship, an expectation of 110 hours for the quarter or an average of 10 hours/week. The ideal candidate would have additional funding from a 25-50% RA or TA'ship in order to equal at least a 50% appointment, so student would be eligible for operating fee waiver and health insurance, but if not, student would be paid as a Schedule 2 ASE.
Course Website:

Deadline - Sunday, Jan 27, 2008.

Graduate Staff Assistant - Teachers as Scholars Program

Graduate Staff Assistant - Teachers as Scholars Program Coordinator
This job will be posted at the link above on January 25, 2008
Summer Quarter 2008 through Spring Quarter 2009

The Program Coordinator works closely with and reports to the Director of Educational Programs at Seattle Arts & Lectures and the Assistant Director of the Simpson Center for the Humanities. The position requires work from two offices, one at the Simpson Center and the other off-campus at Seattle Arts & Lectures. The program coordinator is required to work on Saturdays during seminars. The ideal candidate will be organized; detail-oriented; diplomatic; proficient in administrative computer technologies; capable of technical and A/V support during seminars; capable of representing the program to UW faculty, K-12 teachers and school administrators, board members, and regional cultural organizations; and capable of cultivating and sustaining outreach networks. Contact Miriam Bartha, Assistant Director, Simpson Center for the Humanities at mbartha[at] for more details.
Acception applications from January 25 - February 8, 2008.


Welcome to the new Grants and Funding Information Service blog. The blog will contain information about new grant postings, assistantships and grantwriting workshops for the University of Washington graduate community. Posts will be tagged by category so that you can sort them to see what's been posted in the past.

Assistantships and fellowships often run on annual cycles, so as the blog content grows, don't forget to see what may have been posted in prior quarters so that you can stay ahead of the funding cycles!