Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Intern


The office of the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs accepts a limited number of internship and fellowship applicants each year. The Chairman’s Office seeks individuals with specific interests in Indian education, tribal economic development, Indian land management, federal trust responsibility, Indian healthcare, Indian housing, and tribal law and order. Interns and fellows assist with legislative research projects, hearings and administrative tasks and gain firsthand knowledge on how a Senate Committee works to pass legislation and conducts oversight on federal agencies, programs and policy implementation. Though no specific major or program is required, a good academic record is a must. Applicants who can work full-time (40 hours/five days per week) are strongly preferred. Applicants should send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to


DUE: Spring Semester – November 17, 2014, Summer Semester – March 16, 2015


Multicultural Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Genetics


The Department of Biological Sciences in the College of the Environment and Life Sciences at the University of Rhode Island is seeking a Multicultural Post-Doctoral Fellow with expertise in genetics and a commitment to bringing multicultural perspectives to the curriculum, department,
college, and university. The appointment is for the 2015-2016 calendar year. Subject to a favorable review of teaching and scholarly activities, the Fellow may be provided with an opportunity to transition into a full-time, tenure-track faculty position. The Fellow will contribute to teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses in genetics or related subjects each semester and will be encouraged to pursue his/her scholarly interests. The Department will provide mentoring toward professional growth. Please attach the following (PDF) documentation to the online Employment Application: (1) A cover letter that addresses eligibility requirements and should include demonstrated evidence of understanding of and commitment to bringing multicultural perspectives to the curriculum, research, teaching, and service, and promoting the success of those in underrepresented groups; (2) A CV that includes the names and contact information for three individuals who will serve as references and who are familiar with your research and teaching qualifications; (3) A one-page statement of teaching philosophy; (4) Under
“Other Document,” please include a one-page description of research interests and accomplishments. In conjunction with your application, please ask the three referees listed in your CV to email their reference letters directly to: Dr. M.R. Goldsmith, Visit our website at to apply and to view the complete details for job post (6001583). Review of applications will begin immediately and will
continue until the position is filled. Only online applications are accepted. For information about the Biological Sciences Department at the University of Rhode Island, please go to

The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer and values diversity.

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