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UR Stars Doctoral Career Advancement Program

By July 16, 2018No Comments

University of Rochester

Sunday, November 11 to Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The new UR Stars Doctoral Career Advancement Program is an opportunity to enhance the faculty recruitment pipeline at the University of Rochester (Rochester, NY) and establish meaningful connections with early career scholars. This two-day program serves as a career advancement opportunity for graduate students nearing the completion of their studies, post-doctoral scholars, and junior faculty.

Early career scholars of diverse backgrounds nationwide—with particular attention to historically underrepresented groups in the academy—will gain great insight about research and teaching opportunities at the University of Rochester, while exploring career and academic advancement. Scholars who participate in the program are strongly encouraged to apply for post-doctoral fellowships and faculty positions at the university.

CONNECT | UR Stars fosters connections between current and prospective faculty members within the basic science, biomedical and biomedical-related research fields including nursing, population and public health sciences

PREPARE | UR Stars strategically prepares candidates for potential faculty to explore future curriculum development, course offerings, and a future in the academy

BE EMPOWERED | UR Stars serves as a bridge to transition from graduate student to post-doctoral fellowship or a faculty position

The deadline for applications is Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by 5:00pm (EST). Please find the application attached to this email.

Eligibility includes women; individuals from racial and ethnic groups who are underrepresented in research: African American or Black, Hispanic or Latin American, American Indian, Alaskan Native, and Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander; Deaf and/or hard of hearing individuals and/or persons with (dis)abilities. Please visit the website for additional eligibility details.

There is no cost to participants; travel and accommodation stipends are available. Notifications will be given by September 12. If you have questions, please contact Ashley N. Campbell, Director of Diversity Programming at or

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