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From: "Jessica Brown" <[log in to unmask]>

The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Center (UROC) at California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) is recruiting for three positions – Associate Director, Curriculum Associate, and Research Associate. Please see details below and online (at We’re looking for dedicated people who are eager to work in a scholarly, high-paced, and collaborative environment. We will begin reviewing applications in mid-July and I'd greatly appreciate it if you could help us spread the word.

Associate Director. The Associate Director implements UROC's vision and mission, and leads program development and delivery; hires, trains, and manages staff; oversees grant administration and the fiscal management of UROC; collaborates on grant proposal development; manages private fundraising efforts; oversees the development of UROC marketing materials and website content; disseminates UROC's findings; and participates in UROC’s engagement in the national undergraduate research dialogue.

Curriculum Associate.
The Curriculum Associate is responsible for designing and delivering curriculum and program services for UROC and CSUMB's newly-funded National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program. Responsibilities include developing and delivering a robust two-year UROC research seminar curriculum; collaborating with faculty to incorporate undergraduate research into the curriculum; overseeing REU program administration, reporting, and evaluation; developing and delivering REU workshops and online training; developing a vibrant online presence and UROC website; preparing funding proposals related to curriculum development, delivery, and assessment; and developing and delivering conference presentations, journal articles, and reports on curriculum programming and training models.

Research Associate.
The Research Associate is responsible for designing and delivering program services for students, program partners, and research mentors; developing and maintaining UROC's undergraduate research partnerships with CSUMB faculty, and with regional, statewide, national, and international research programs; identifying undergraduate research placements, overseeing student research experiences, and monitoring student progress; supporting the development of student research talks, posters, and publications; providing UROC mentor training to faculty, graduate students, and research partners; developing funding proposals; and publishing UROC's undergraduate research and mentoring models in peer-reviewed journals, and presenting at national conferences.

Thank you!

Jessica Brown
Assistant Director
Undergraduate Research Opportunities Center (UROC)
California State University, Monterey Bay
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Julie Libarkin
Associate Professor, Director - Geocognition Research Lab
Director for Educational Research - Center for Integrative Studies in General Science
Michigan State University
288 Farm Lane, 206 Natural Science
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: 517-355-8369

Affiliations: Center for Integrative Studies in General Science, Department of Geological Sciences, Cognitive Science Program, Environmental Science and Policy Program