Posts Tagged ‘Research career development’

How to give a 10-minute talk, May 7

Learn how to organize and present your research in an effective 10-minute talk for formal scientific meetings. All OHSU researchers–especially those presenting at OHSU Research Week–are invited to attend this workshop on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Mac Hall 2201. Cynthia Morris, Ph.D., MPH, professor and vice chair, Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Medicine, and Public Health and Preventive Medicine, will be leading the workshop. Questions? Contact research@ohsu.edu.

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

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Setting Up Your First Lab, March 5

Are you new to lab management? Maybe getting ready to start your first faculty position? The Vollum Career Development Workshop: “Managing a Research Laboratory / Setting Up Your First Lab” presented by Richard Goodman, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Vollum Institute, will discuss best practices you can apply to help make your lab a success. Dr. Goodman will give advice on dealing with Department Chairs, spending funds wisely, balancing your research time with committee commitments, and also talk about … Read More

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Job Applications, Feb. 26

The 2013 Vollum Career Development Workshops series continues with our next installment centered on how to bring your work, your goals, and your character together to form the strongest job application possible. The workshop, led by Richard Goodman, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Vollum Institute and professor of Cell and Developmental Biology and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, will focus on key elements in application letters, how to create a more effective CV, interviewing tips, and more. Workshop starts at 4 pm … Read More

HIP Buffet: How to propose a study of feasibility, Feb. 26

Are you writing a pilot research award in which you intend to test the feasibility of a larger study in the future? Writing feasibility or pilot study proposals can be difficult because they follow a different format. Join us for February’s HIP Buffet seminar to learn How to Propose a Study of Feasibility. The seminar will be held Tuesday, February 26th from 12 to 1 p.m. in Mackenzie Hall, room 1116 and presented by Cynthia … Read More

New resource for training grants: Research career development website

Are you writing a career development plan for a training grant and unsure about what resources are available at OHSU? We’ve compiled a list of seminars, classes, and programs into one convenient location and organized them by category on our new Career Development for Researchers page. Click on the name of the class or workshop and you’ll find detailed information about the target audience (e.g., grad students, postdocs, faculty), frequency and cost to participate (if … Read More

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

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