June 27, 2016
Polls Closing Soon for Our "BAUHAUS in Your House" Photo Contest!
Just a few days remain in our "BAUHAUS in Your House" photo contest! The voting period ends this Thursday, June 30th at midnight (EST). If you haven't voted yet, click the "Photo Contest" tab on our Facebook page or visit https://www.daad.org/bauhauscontest to choose the photo that best reflects Bauhaus to you. Stay tuned, as we will be announcing the winners in next week's newsletter. Good luck to our finalists and happy voting!
Inspired by the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Bauhaus School in Dessau, DAAD North America's photo contest invited the public to examine their everyday environment for elements of Bauhaus, whether it be a building, an artwork, housewares, or anything in between. Each photo is accompanied by an explanation of how it represents Bauhaus to the entrant.
Job Opening at the German Center for Research and Innovation
The German Center for Research and Innovation (GCRI) is seeking a full-time Communications Officer starting August 1, 2016. The Communications Officer will work closely with the Director of the GCRI and will be responsible for a variety of marketing and outreach functions. This includes managing PR, developing and maintaining the website, and creating editorial content. Please refer to the full job description for further details.
Applicants are requested to send a resume and cover letter to: Ms. Solveig Berkman at firstname.lastname@example.org and Dr. Joann Halpern at email@example.com no later than June 29. Interviews will take place on July 12 and 13.
About the GCRI: Under the joint leadership of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the German Research Foundation (DFG), the GCRI receives its funding from the German Auswärtiges Amt (German Federal Foreign Office). GCRI New York is one of six German Houses of Science and Innovation (DWIHs) worldwide and is part of the German government's Strategy for the Internationalization of Science and Research.
Extended Deadline for Falling Walls Lab New York
The deadline for GCRI's Falling Walls Lab New York has been extended until July 22. This forum is an exciting opportunity for scientists, innovators and entrepreneurs to present their ideas in 3 minutes and compete for the chance to win a travel grant and present at the Falling Walls Finale in Berlin on November 8, 2016!
Participation is open to bachelors and masters students, PhD candidates, as well as post-docs, junior researchers from all disciplines and entrepreneurs. Share this opportunity with anyone you think might have the ideas and skills to showcase their innovative thinking in a public forum! Please click here for application details. For more info, visit www.germaninnovation.org or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.