Posts Tagged ‘career development’

Spring Medical Research Foundation grant applications due May 15

Four times a year, the Medical Research Foundation of Oregon offers grants for promising biomedical exploration and the development of research careers in clinical investigation. The next deadline for these awards is May 15, 2014. Review all guidelines carefully before submitting your application. The New Investigator Grant supports junior faculty who are new to research and are currently without major funding resources. The grant provides up to $40,000, with two to three grants awarded quarterly. … Read More

Expansion of NIH NRSA individual training grants

As of spring 2014, all institutes at the NIH will now support individual Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards. In response to the 2012 NIH report on the state of graduate education in the U.S., the NIH has signaled that it will take a more active role in education of graduate students, including increasing recommendations around graduate curriculum, career path training and time to degree for students supported on training and on research grants. As a … Read More

Spring Vollum Writing Program begins April 2

Register for the Spring 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 and … Read More

How to Give a Scientific Talk, March 11

Prepare for OHSU Research Week by attending this lunchtime seminar on “How to Give a Scientific Talk,” presented by Allison Fryer, Ph.D., associate dean for Graduate Studies in the School of Medicine, and Cynthia Morris, Ph.D., professor and vice chair of medical informatics and clinical epidemiology, and professor of medicine and public health and preventive medicine. This workshop is recommended for both Research Week oral presenters as well as Three-Minute Thesis competition participants. Drs. Fryer and Morris will cover how … Read More

Clinical Research Coordinator Networking Opportunity, Feb. 14

Are you a study coordinator looking to network, improve your skills and engage with other study coordinators? If so, you’re welcome to join the OHSU Clinical Research Coordinator Network! The follow-up meeting to the network’s debut success is Friday, February 14, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Mac Hall 1162. Along with valuable networking and resource sharing this meeting will highlight tips on successfully working with the Clinical Research Billing Office. Whether you … Read More

How to Write an Abstract, Feb. 13

Prepare for OHSU Research Week by attending this lunchtime workshop on “How to Write an Abstract,” presented by Allison Fryer, Ph.D., FBPharmacolS, associate dean for Graduate Studies in the School of Medicine. All students, faculty, fellows and staff are welcome to attend. Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 12 to 1 p.m. in the Doernbecher Vey Auditorium Download a copy of the event flier to post in your area  This event is sponsored by Research Week, OHSU’s university-wide celebration of research, … Read More

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.

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