Posts Tagged ‘career development’

Study Coordinator Network: Kickoff Meeting, Jan. 17

Are you a study coordinator looking to network, improve your skills and engage with other study coordinators? If so, you’re are welcome to attend the first OHSU Study Coordinator Network meeting this Friday, January 17, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in MacHall 1162. Whether you are working on your first study or have years of experience, join us for the opportunity for: Professional networking Training and mentoring Learning and engagement Fun with fellow … Read More

HIP Buffet: Work Life Balance, Jan. 28

Join the Human Investigations Program for a HIP Buffet seminar on “Work Life Balance,” Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at 12 p.m. in Mac Hall 2201. This talk will include personal reflections from a senior faculty member on developing and maintaining a fulfilling professional career in academic medicine while raising a family.  Practical advice on how to balance work and family life will be offered, and discussion is encouraged. The seminar will be led by Mary … Read More

Updated: People Management for Principal Investigators, April 11 & 12

Updated 3/25: Please note that this class has been rescheduled due to inclement weather in February. ———————————— Every principal investigator wants to build and maintain a lab that attracts and retains outstanding staff members so that your science will be excellent. Juggling this endeavor with all else the PI must do – writing papers, teaching, mentoring, gaining and maintaining funding, creating collaborative and productive relationships with other PIs – can be challenging at best. This … Read More

Seminar: Research and teaching at a small liberal arts college, Jan. 10

If you’re interested in learning more about research and teaching at a small liberal arts college, don’t miss the Neuroscience Graduate Program’s upcoming Alternative Careers seminar with Kara Cerveny, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology at Reed College. The seminar will be held on Friday, January 10 from 2 to 3 p.m. in Vollum M1441.

K12 career development opportunity for a clinician-scientist in women’s health research

The BIRCWH (Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health) K12 program announces a special funding opportunity for junior research faculty with a clinical doctorate degree or equivalent. Potential clinically prepared applicants can propose research across the full spectrum of research activities including basic science, clinical research, information technology, health services, patient-centered outcomes, policy, public health, behavioral, and applied research. OCTRI anticipates one opening for a K12 scholar in Winter of 2014. Deadline for applications is … Read More

Faculty job application workshop for postdocs, Sept. 19

Postdocs and research assistant professors: are you planning to apply for faculty jobs this fall? Would you like advice about your CV, teaching or research statements, or cover letter? Come to this workshop to learn basic principles about putting together a job application and to get feedback on your application package. Cookies and coffee will be served. When: Thursday, September 19 from 3 to 5 p.m. Where: Vollum 4M Who: Postdoctoral fellows and research assistant … Read More

Career counseling for junior faculty from a Harvard veteran

Maybe we should all be enjoying our jobs more and worrying about them less. Check this out from Radhika Nagpal, Professor of Computer Science, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Harvard Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering. She has some interesting insights into how to prioritize, manage your time, say no–and have fun.

Burroughs Wellcome Fund postdoctoral career award, pre-proposals due Sept. 3

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund’s Career Awards at the Scientific Interface are designed to provide funding to bridge advanced postdoctoral training and the first three years of faculty service for researchers who have transitioned or are transitioning from undergraduate or graduate work in the physical/mathematical/computational sciences or engineering into postdoctoral work in the biological sciences, and who are dedicated to pursuing a career in academic research. This program provides up to $500,000 over five years. Pre-proposal deadline: … Read More

Searle Scholars career development program; internal deadline Aug. 2

The Searle Scholars Program is a highly competitive program designed to support exceptional, new junior faculty. It supports research in biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, immunology, neuroscience, and pharmacology, as well as related areas in chemistry, medicine, and the biological sciences. The program does not ordinarily support purely clinical research but has supported research programs that include both clinical and basic components. Applications are evaluated on the potential of the applicant to make innovative and high-impact … Read More

Pew Scholar Program for junior faculty; internal applications due June 28

The Pew Charitable Trust has invited OHSU to sponsor a single candidate for their Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences. This prestigious opportunity provides $60,000 in support per year for four years to assistant professors with outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of human health. The funds may be used, at the discretion of the Pew Scholar, for personnel, equipment, supplies, or travel; however, no more than $10,000 of the annual award may … Read More

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