Posts Tagged ‘research career development’

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Writing a Grant, Feb. 19

Thinking of applying for your first grant? Or perhaps you’d just like to polish your grant writing skills. If so, we encourage you to join us at the next Vollum Career Development Workshop: “Writing a Grant,” led by Vivek Unni, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Neurology, and Bill Skach, M.D., professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. Our presenters will discuss strategies and give tips on how to improve your chances of getting … Read More

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Writing a Scientific Manuscript, Feb. 12

When it comes to writing scientific papers, the varying formats, restrictions and requirements can make the whole process seem tedious. This workshop, led by Gary Westbrook, M.D., senior scientist and co-director of the Vollum Institute, will provide tips and techniques that will help you write clearly and concisely. Dr. Westbrook will cover everything from abstracts to discussions, from figures to dealing with editors. So come join us Tuesday, February 12 at 4 p.m. in the Vollum Institute … Read More

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Giving a Seminar, Feb. 5

In academia, sometimes you’re so busy gathering data that your communication skills are ignored. But even if you’re conducting research worthy of the Nobel, you will be severely handicapped if you can’t communicate effectively. This workshop  was developed with the aim of helping you to improve your presentation and seminar-leading abilities. Co-presenters Gary Westbrook, M.D., Senior Scientist and Co-Director of the Vollum Institute, and Craig Jahr, Ph.D., Senior Scientist at the Vollum, will discuss strategies and give … Read More

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Choosing your Mentor, Jan. 29

Are you looking for a mentor? Worried about authorship? Unsure about how to approach a prospective mentor? This workshop is geared towards helping both pre-docs and postdocs find a mentor that’s a good fit. Allison Fryer, Ph.D., professor and associate dean for graduate studies in the School of Medicine, will impart her knowledge about forming positive and productive mentor relationships. The workshop will start at 4 p.m., January 29, in the Vollum Institute Auditorium, room … Read More

Planning your research career – UCSF’s Bill Lindstaedt, Director of Career Services, Jan. 22

Wondering how to prepare for faculty job applications? Thinking about pursuing a job in industry but don’t know how to go about it? Not sure what you want to do with your life? Find these and other answers at “Planning Your Career,” a talk by Bill Lindstaedt, M.S., Director of the Office of Career and Professional Development at the University of California, San Francisco. He will talk about career paths, strategies,and other practical tips for sorting out … Read More

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Choosing a Research Project, Jan. 15

Come join us for the next workshop in the 2013 Vollum Career Development series taking place Tuesday, January 15 at 4 p.m. in the Vollum Institute Auditorium, room M1441. David Dawson, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Physiology & Pharmacology will discuss strategies pertinent to aspiring young investigators trying to develop a research project, and who are looking to get a leg up on the competition. Postdocs, grad students, and others interested in these topics are welcome and … Read More

Career Development Workshop: A Ph.D. is Not Enough, Jan. 8

Join us for the first of the 2013 Vollum Career Development Workshops on Tuesday, January 8 at 4 p.m. in Vollum M1441. Tom Soderling, Ph.D., senior scientist at the Vollum Institute, will discuss topics that are critical to being a scientist, but are not taught as part of a Ph.D. or postdoctoral training program. Topics include how to choose the best mentors, the importance of finding balance, and defining what success means to you personally. Postdocs, grad … Read More

Workshop on the art of lecturing and giving presentations, Dec. 11 & 18

The School of Medicine is sponsoring a unique, two-part workshop on The Art of Lecturing and Giving Presentations: 5 Easy Steps to Make You a More Effective Teacher. Ben Hoffman, M.D., associate professor in pediatrics will be facilitating. Part 1 – Workshop: December 11, 2012 from 2 to 5 p.m. Part 2 – Practice Sessions: December 18, 2012 from 3 to 5 p.m. Location: School of Nursing room 107 Part I will be an interactive … Read More

Reminder: HIP Buffet – Mapping Your Career with NIH, Nov. 20

Join us for November’s HIP Buffet seminar for a review of NIH funding opportunities for training grants, fellowship and career development awards. The seminar will be held Tuesday, November 20 from 12 to 1 p.m. in Mackenzie Hall 2201. The seminar will be presented by Cynthia Morris, Ph.D, MPH, Professor and Vice Chair, Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Medicine, and Public Health and Preventive Medicine. HIP Buffet is a series of workshops that are offered … Read More

Funding Focus: Understanding Foundation Funding, Nov. 8

Are you familiar with NIH funding but not sure where to start when it comes to foundations? Maybe you need seed funding for a new project or you’re planning a conference and could use help finding corporate sponsors. Join us for November’s Funding Focus seminar, Understanding Foundation Funding, presented by the OHSU Foundation’s Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations. The seminar will be held Thursday, November 8 from 12 to 1 p.m. in Mackenzie Hall … Read More

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