Posts Tagged ‘career development’

New career development panels at OHSU Research Week

New this year at OHSU Research Week, we’ve planned a series of career development panels that are designed to spark conversation between students, fellows, and faculty on topics like developing a good relationship with you mentor, finding a job, and surviving grad school. OHSU Researchers from all disciplines are welcome to attend. How to prepare for the job search and interview process Wednesday, May 22, 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., OHSU Auditorium Postdoctoral fellows and … Read More

Unique translational research training from American Society of Hematology

New scientists pursing a career in hematology may be interested in this unique year-long training opportunity from the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the European Hematology Assocation (EHA) that is focused on helping scientists build successful careers in hematologic translational research, including pathogenesis, diagnostics, and experimental treatment of hematological disorders. Twenty early-career scientists from the U.S. and Europe will be selected to participate in the program, which begins with an intensive week-long course held … Read More

Human Investigations Program applications due July 15

The Human Investigations Program (HIP) trains scientists in the principles of and best practices in clinical and translational research. It offers an integrated clinical and translational education curriculum. Participants can obtain a Certificate in Human Investigations or a Master of Clinical Research degree – and a non-degree track allows enrollment in individual courses. The curriculum includes a wide variety of requirements and electives that will provide a rich background in human investigation – everything from the … Read More

Summer Vollum Writing Program begins July 10

Register for the Summer Vollum Writing Course, a 6-week professional science writing course open to OHSU graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty. This class uses short lectures, class discussion, and workshop-style writing assignments to help researchers learn to write better papers and grants. Topics include: The basic elements of good scientific writing style, including sentence and document structure; Insight into scientific conventions regarding grammar, punctuation, and usage; Strategies for revising; Dealing with writer’s block … Read More

A few spots left in spring People Management for PIs class, April 19 & 20

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 1.5-day course, led by Jennifer Crosby-Meurisse and Rachel Dresbeck, PhD, both from the Office of the Vice … Read More

OCTRI Design Studio: Get feedback on your project from senior faculty

Are you submitting a Career Development K award? Or your first R01? The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) has an opportunity for basic and clinical scientists to present their research and get constructive feedback from OHSU scientists to improve their chances of success. The OCTRI Design Studio has helped many OHSU researchers improve their aims and identify important areas of improvement before submitting awards. The Design Studio has openings at four scheduled meetings … Read More

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Balancing Career and Family, March 19

The final workshop in the Vollum Career Development Series starts at 4 p.m. this Tuesday, March 19 in Vollum M1441. Mary Logan, Ph.D., Peter Barr-Gillespie, Ph.D., Soo-Kyung Lee, Ph.D., and Anthony Barnes, Ph.D., will share their experiences and discuss the challenges of Balancing Career and Family. This event, which is part of the Vollum Career Development Series, is geared toward postdocs and grad students, but anyone is welcome.  We highly encourage you to attend this event in … Read More

Career Development Workshop: Research in a Clinical Dept., March 12

Join us for one of the last Vollum Career Development Workshops of the year, this Tuesday, March 12 at 4 p.m. in Vollum M1441. Mary Heinricher, Ph.D., Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Neurological Surgery and Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience, will be sharing her experience doing Basic Science in a Clinical Department. This event, which is part of the Vollum Career Development Series, is geared toward postdocs and grad students, but anyone is … Read More

2013 Vollum Career Development Workshop Series kicks off Jan. 8

All graduate students and postdocs are encouraged to attend the Vollum Career Development Workshop Series. Led by OHSU faculty, these seminars provide helpful advice for young scientists—from finding a mentor to writing a scientific manuscript. This year’s Career Development Workshop series will start on January 8, and take place every Tuesday from 4 to 5 p.m. in Vollum M1441 until mid-March. If you are at the West Campus or are otherwise unable to attend in-person, you … Read More

Junior faculty: Basic research support in aging from Ellison Medical Foundation

The Ellison Medical Foundation has invited OHSU to nominate two junior faculty members who show outstanding promise in basic biology of age-related diseases and disabilities for the New Scholar Award in Aging. This award will provide new research faculty with up to $100,000 per year during the critical first few years of their independent research career. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to: structural biology, molecular genetics, studies with model systems ranging from lower eukaryotes to … Read More

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