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NU partners with AIDS Foundation of Chicago to host 9th Annual Public Health Training Institute

The IPHAM Seminar Series will begin again on September 21st.

Activities and Events

DGP Lectures in Life Sciences: Schedule for Fall 2017

Check out the attached flyer for more information about the Lectures in Life Sciences series from DGP throughout the fall quarter!

Professional Development, Activities and Events

NUPF Coffee Hour, October 11th, 3-4 pm

Join NUPF on the monthly coffee hour, October 11th, 3-4 pm, Evanston and Chicago locations!

Activities and Events

NUPF Celebrates Octoberfest: Sketchbook Brewery tour, Sep 29th, 7-8 pm

NUPF Celebrates Octoberfest: a tour in Sketchbook Brewing Company, Sep 29th, 7-8 pm.

Activities and Events

Fall 2017 CIRTL Events: The Status of Women Scientists

Part of the series “Topics in STEMinism: Women Preparing for Post-PhD Careers in STEM”

Professional Development

Fall 2017 CIRTL Events – STEMinism CIRTLcast Series

Sign up to attend one of CIRTL’s online events at www.cirtl.net. Please send questions to info@cirtl.net.

Professional Development

Fall 2017 CIRTL Events: Preparing for and Navigating the Job Market

On October 11th, CIRTL will strategize how to prepare for and navigate the job market given unique barriers to advancement that women face, and they will assess how institutions can respond.

Professional Development

Education and Career Development Opportunity

Please check out this course from the NUCATS Institute about CRC Training.

Professional Development

PhDs/MDs in Business Seminar – Postdocs Welcome

Are you interested in entrepreneurship or the business side of biotech/pharma (PhDs or MDs)? If so, come attend the seminar series "MDs in Business" on Thursday, Oct 5th from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Baldwin Auditorium! This event is open to PhDs and MDs. The organizers request that you RSVP sooner rather than later so that they can make sure the venue is large enough. A reception will follow.

Professional Development, Activities and Events

AAAS S&T Policy Fellowship Information Session with Salaeha Shariff

Please join us for the AAAS S&T Policy Fellowship Information Session with Salaeha Shariff, taking place on September 19 at 10am in the Baldwin Auditorium (Lurie Research Building, 303 E Superior, Chicago).

Professional Development, Activities and Events

Travel and Childcare Support Awards for the 2018 Annual Conference

The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) is pleased to offer travel and childcare support awards for postdoctoral scholars to attend our 16th Annual Conference, which will be held at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel in Cleveland, Ohio, April 6 - 8, 2018. Applications will be accepted through Monday, October 2, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Professional Development, Announcements, Funding Connection

Selected NIH Intramural Research and other job openings-September 2017

Six recruitments which were not included in last month’s e-mail are labeled “Newly Advertised”. The NIH is dedicated to building an inclusive and diverse community in its training and employment programs.

Job Opportunities

2nd Annual Symposium on Sex Inclusion in Biomedical Research

The Women’s Health Research Institute will host the 2nd Annual Symposium on Sex Inclusion in Biomedical Research on January 25, 2018. The event coincides with the 2nd anniversary of the landmark NIH policy which requires investigators to consider sex as a biological variable.

Activities and Events, Professional Development

Women in STEM Events around Chicagoland

Check out a list compiled by the Women’s Health Research Institute of the upcoming women in STEM events around Chicagoland for September and October.

Activities and Events, Professional Development

STEM Teaching Course and Learning Community - Begins October 2

Learn how to implement effective teaching strategies in the college classroom through the CIRTL MOOC “An Introduction to Evidence-Based STEM Undergraduate Teaching.” Topics include active learning, assessment, and inclusive teaching.

Professional Development

New Benefits from the Office of Work/Life & Family Resources

Effective September 1st, the following benefits are available to Northwestern faculty, staff and postdoctoral fellows.


Women's Health Research Institute, Update September 2017

The Women's Health Research Institute is bringing in Patricia Vassallo, MD to speak about Metabolic Syndrome in Women on September 19th.

Activities and Events, Professional Development