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NSF Upcoming Due Date: Statistics Program November 19th, 2019

Apply to PD 18-1269 as follows:

For full proposals submitted via FastLane: standard NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide proposal preparation guidelines apply.
For full proposals submitted via the NSF Application Guide: A Guide for the Preparation and Submission of NSF Applications via Guidelines applies. (Note: The NSF Application Guide is available on the website and on the NSF website at:

Important Information for Proposers

A revised version of the NSF Proposal &

Latinx Scholars Graduate School Fellowship (LGSF) November 18th, 2019

The Graduate Opportunities and Minority Achievement Program (GO-MAP) is now accepting applications for the Latinx Scholars Graduate School Fellowship (LGSF).

Established in 2013, the Latinx Scholars Graduate School Fellowship provides financial assistance to UW master’s and doctoral students with a demonstrated commitment to Latinx communities. DACAmented and undocumented graduate students are encouraged to apply.

The LSGSF is a one-time award of $1,500 dispersed in Winter quarter. If a student is paying non-resident tuition,

Assistant Professor – Population Health Research November 18th, 2019
Where: Department of Health Services at the University of Washington (Open until filled)

The Department of Health Services at the University of Washington seeks to fill one or two full-time faculty positions with a focus on Population Health Research as an Assistant Professor (WOT*) on a 12-month service period, with an anticipated start date in fall 2020.

Applicants for this position should have research interests focused on populations in the United States whose health status is impacted by social and structural inequities, such as immigrant populations,

Climate Impacts Group (CIG) Research Scientist 2 November 18th, 2019
Where: University of Washington, Seattle (Open until filled)

The Climate Impacts Group (CIG) seeks a CIG Research Scientist to expand the CIG’s capabilities for coproducing high-quality information about climate change, climate change impacts, and adaptation with our local, state, and tribal partners. Candidates who are passionate about our organizational mission and our co-production model are a must. We are seeking a candidate with the technical capabilities to use climate model output and the ability to critically think about how to use our existing or new data sets to address a variety of research questions.

Health Science Policy Analyst November 18th, 2019
Where: Montgomery County, MD

As a Health Science Policy Analyst, the incumbent provides guidance, advice, and assistance to program leadership concerning major science policy issues affecting both NIH and the national biomedical, behavioral and social science research communities, involving planning, policy development, and analysis. This announcement will close at 11:59PM EST on the day the 100th application is received. Early submission of your application is highly encouraged.


  • Contributing to a range of staff functions involving planning,
UW and CSDE Researchers Lead The Dog Aging Project November 17th, 2019
CSDE Research

Calling all dogs and their humans! Researchers leading the Dog Aging Project, including CSDE Affiliate and Professor in the UW Department of Pathology and Department of Biology Daniel Promislow (project co-director), and CSDE’s Science Core Director Matt Dunbar (project data and analysis core director), need a group of 10,000 dogs to study how scientists can improve the life expectancy and quality of life for canines—this is largest-ever study done on aging among canines.

CSDE Early Career Women Faculty of Color Working Group Updates November 17th, 2019
CSDE Research

The CSDE Early Career Women Faculty of Color Working Group created by CSDE Affiliate and Assistant Professor in the UW School of Social Work Jane Lee, met for their first gathering on November 1st.

The working group’s gathering was a success—the participants, who all represented diverse disciplines, discussed ideas for future meetings, potential collaborations for projects, and overlap in their respective research and academic areas. The participants also appreciated the working group as a space to share their similar experiences in academia as early career women of color.

CSDE Workshops on GIS, R, and Stata November 17th, 2019
CSDE Workshop

CSDE is offering workshops on the topics below, each designed to complement formal course instruction. Click on any workshop to learn more and register:

To inquire about workshops or request a session on a topic, contact Christine Leibbrand.

Research Data Analyst November 17th, 2019
Where: Johns Hopkins University (Open until filled)

A data analyst research position is open in the Center for Innovative Care in Aging at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. The successful applicant will work with an interdisciplinary team of faculty. Under the supervision of faculty investigators, the data analyst will collaborate on innovative Center and grant-funded research projects that focus on health and well-being of older adults, their families, and/or communities.

Conduct statistical analyses for clinical trials and large epidemiological and longitudinal studies using standard statistical software packages (e.g.,

Author Meets Critics – Places in Need: The Changing Geography of Poverty November 17th, 2019
CSDE Seminar Series
When: 11/22/2019 12:30 - 1:30 PM
Where: 121 Raitt Hall


This Friday, the CSDE seminar will feature a discussion of Scott W. Allard’s book, Places in Need: The Changing Geography of Poverty. Allard, a Professor of Social Policy at the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, will discuss the book with fellow Evans School faculty members, Mark Long and Laura Evans, and Bellevue City Demographer Dr. Katherine Neese. Allard, Long and Neese are CSDE Affiliate Faculty. Prof. Allard will summarize the main findings of the book,