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Responsible Conduct of Research

Registration is available for the upcoming Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) series hosted by the Center for Education and Career Development in NUCATS. This training is required for all postdoctoral fellows and junior faculty receiving support through any NIH training, career development award (individual or institutional), and research education grant. Training must occur once in each career stage at a frequency of no less than once every four years per career stage.

Announcements, Professional Development

NUPF Programming and Data Science Summer Workshops

Please join NUPF, SPIE and NUIT for a quick and affordable summer workshop on the basics of programming! Next sessions take place in August, registration is limited, so register to attend today!

Activities and Events, Professional Development

myDATA: Introduction to Programming for Neuroscientists

This quarter-long workshop will introduce basic programming concepts and teach participants the Python language. It will consist of in-person classes and weekly take-home exercises supported by open labs and online help from instructors and a teaching assistant. The content is focused on programming for general data analysis and processing, not neurology-specific techniques or methods. Apply by 9:00am, August 25th!

Professional Development

Opportunities: Burroughs Wellcome Fund myDATA Program, Deadlines Extended to August 4

The deadline for applying to be part of the Burroughs Wellcome Fund myDATA program has been extended to August 4th!

Professional Development

Teaching Opportunity: Adjunct Professor, Chemistry

The Blitstein Institute of Hebrew Theological College is looking for an enthusiastic and personable adjunct instructor for one section of General Chemistry with lab during Fall 2017. Prefer PhD or ABD, with teaching experience and ability to modify lab experiments.

Job Opportunities

Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center: August Classes

Check out the upcoming classes hosted by the Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center!

Professional Development

CIRTL Teaching Statement Workshop

Strengthen your instruction and prepare for your career by developing your teaching statement. In this workshop, you will learn about the characteristics of successful teaching statements, create and/or refine your draft to capture your qualifications and approach to teaching, and be able to tailor your statement to different career opportunities. The workshop will be held on Wednesday, August 2, 1:00-2:30pm and Tuesday, August 29, 10:00am-11:30am (Chicago Campus).

Professional Development

Seven Minutes of Science and RSG Fall 2017 Application

RSG is gearing up for its Fall offering on Evanston campus! Our application is live and the first round is due on or before August 15th.

Professional Development

NSF Grant Workshops

The Graduate School will host a series of workshops on writing the application for National Science Foundation grants with late October deadlines.

Professional Development

Postdoctoral training opportunities at Northwestern

Please find a selection of open postdoctoral fellowship positions at Northwestern on this page, updates are made regularly! Please visit the "Open Northwestern Positions" page to find more information.

Job Opportunities, Announcements

Banting Fellowship for International Scholars

The objective of the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship program is to attract and retain top-tier postdoctoral talent, both nationally and internally, to develop their leadership potential and to position them for success as research leaders of tomorrow, positively contributing to Canada’s economic, social and research-based growth through leadership in a research-intensive career. Canadian and international candidates are eligible to apply for a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship. Each Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship is valued at $70,000 (taxable) per annum for two years. Apply by September 20th at 7pm.

International, Funding Connection

CGSA and TGS present: Summer Career Series

Each Wednesday in July, CGSA and TGS will be holding for a discussion focused on fields outside of academia. Events take place in Ward 5-230 on Wednesdays at 1 p.m. Come and learn about science policy, higher education advising and administration, pharmaceuticals and industry, and science education and outreach!

Professional Development

Tuition Reimbursement Toward Summer Writers’ Conference, August 17–19

Northwestern University’s School of Professional Studies beckons writers of fiction, nonfiction and poetry to gather for three days of writing workshops, panel discussions, keynotes, networking events, and readings at its13th annual Summer Writers’ Conference. The conference will take place August 17 through August 19 in Wieboldt Hall, 339 E. Chicago Avenue on Northwestern’s downtown Chicago campus.

Professional Development

Job posting - Scientific Officer - International Institute for Nanotechnology/Mirkin Group - Northwestern University

The International Institute for Nanotechnology at Northwestern University is currently seeking applicants for the position of Scientific Officer supporting the IIN and the Mirkin Group

Job Opportunities

Seven Minutes of Science!

Attend “Seven Minutes of Science” and learn about the exciting research done by graduate students and post-doctoral researchers from across Northwestern on August 2nd and 3rd.

Professional Development, Activities and Events

Alvin H. Baum Clinical Simulation Faculty Fellowship - Deadline: Friday, August 11, 2017

The Alvin H. Baum Clinical Faculty Fellowship is now accepting proposals!

Funding Connection

Northwestern Access to Lynda.com for Professional Development

Northwestern University and lynda.com have partnered to offer the University unlimited, on-demand access to a full library of online courses.

Professional Development

Northwestern Access to Lynda.com for Professional Development

Remember, Northwestern and lynda.com have partnered to offer University faculty, staff and students unlimited, on-demand access to a full library of online courses. Check out the almost 4,000 on-demand video tutorials with unlimited access through the University's lynda.com web page.

Professional Development

Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center Travel Awards

These travel awards provide funding to postdocs and grad students who wish to present their work in the field of cancer research and prevention. The next deadline is November 3.

Funding Connection, International, Announcements