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Use the Clinical Pharmacology Core to Help with Your Research

The Clinical Pharmacology Core helps investigators address important drug development, preclinical, translational and traditional clinical pharmacology questions by providing the following ser


Northwestern Computational Research Day: Poster Competition

Attention postdocs! There is still time to participate in the Northwestern Computational Research Day 2017 research symposium. The deadline to submit a poster abstract is April 7, 2017.

International, Professional Development, Activities and Events

Job Opporunity - Licensing Assistant, University of Tennessee

The University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) is seeking an entry-level Licensing Assistant for their Knoxville, TN office. Working under the day-to-day supervision of the UTRF Assistant Vice President of Licensing of the Knoxville office and in collaboration with the entire UTRF team, the Licensing Assistant will support the evaluation, protection, marketing, and commercialization efforts of early-stage technologies.

Job Opportunities

Grant Writing Teaches Valuable Professional Skills: Advice for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

Pursuing funding support as a graduate student or postdoc can help your career—and in more ways than one, writes Victoria McGovern. Read more about the virtues of grant writing here

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

Machine Learning Meetup: Data Science Discussion Panel, Postdocs Welcome

Join a panel of data science consultants from Clarity Insights to learn about data science applications and careers in the industry.

Professional Development

Attend The Whole Scientist Course to Build Skills for Your Career (graduate students and postdoctoral fellows)

Are you prepared for the next step in your scientific career? What skills do you need to work in academia? Industry? Other careers? What if you don’t want to do research? How can you find a job?

Professional Development

Register Now: Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, April 27

Registration is now open for Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day that will take place on April 27. Thanks to the significant efforts of the Women’s Center, Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work has become a valued tradition at Northwestern. This year the theme will be “Count On Me!”. Register ASAP as space is limited!

Activities and Events

Northwestern Computational Research Day

This all-day, campus-wide event is designed to showcase computational research at Northwestern, as well as strengthen the computational research community. Highlights of the day will include presentations from Northwestern researchers and guest speakers, workshops, Birds of a Feather Sessions, and a poster competitionsponsored by CIERA (Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics) and NICO (Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems).

Professional Development

Upcoming Classes Next Month at the Galter Library

Hello! The Galter Health Sciences Library is pleased to offer the following classes during the month of April

International, Professional Development, Activities and Events

Creating a Greener Northwestern: How Staff Can Contribute to Campus Sustainability Initiatives

Northwestern staff members are invited to learn what the University is dong to reduce our environmental impact and how the staff can get involved. The discussion will highlight ways that staff members can participate in campus sustainability efforts through initiatives such as the Green Office program, which offers resources and support for creating a more environmentally friendly workspace.

Activities and Events

AHEAD/NUSAC Brown Bag: Professional Development & Career Advancement for Staff

Join AHEAD@NU and Northwestern University Staff Advisory Council (NUSAC) for a panel discussion with experts who can connect you to the resources you need to develop your professional skills and advance your career.

Announcements, Activities and Events

Women's Center Upcoming Events

A list of upcoming events from The Women's Center for March and April

International, Activities and Events, Announcements

Illinois Institute of Technology - Lecturer positions available

The Chemistry Department at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) seeks candidates for full-time lecturer positions starting August 2017. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in chemistry. Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate level courses especially general chemistry, organic chemistry, or graduate analytical chemistry courses.

Job Opportunities, Announcements

AAAS Center for Science Diplomacy Early-Career Research Scholar Program

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Center for Science Diplomacy is accepting applicants for its early-career research scholar program to conduct short-term (up to 6 months) independent research in policy aspects at the intersection of science and technology (S&T) and diplomacy. For more information please visit the program webpage. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and scholars are selected depending on their fit for the program, research proposal and timing.

Funding Connection

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 July 7.

Funding Connection, International, Announcements

Career Planning & Visas/Residency with Brendan Delaney

Please mark your calendars for an upcoming OPA Professional Development workshop with Immigration Attorney Brendan Delaney (Leavy, Frank & Delaney, LLC) on April 11 at 10am in Gray Seminar Room (Lurie Research Building, 303 E Superior, Chicago). Brendan will provide information for international postdocs and graduate students on career planning & visas/residency.

Activities and Events, Announcements, Professional Development

NUPF Coffee Hour, April 5, 3-4 pm

Spring is here! Time to wake up from winter hibernation and join NUPF at the monthly coffee hour taking place on April 5th from 3-4 pm (locations on both campuses).

Activities and Events, International

OPA Orientation & Resource Fair for Postdoctoral Fellows

The Graduate School (TGS) and the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA) invites new (and not-so-new) postdoctoral fellows to attend the next orientation and resource fair specifically designed for postdoctoral fellows. If you recently began your training at Northwestern (or still feel like you just began), please consider attending this event! There will be representatives from various offices across campus in attendance in addition to staff from the TGS and the OPA! Refreshments will be served. Looking forward to meeting everyone!

Activities and Events, Professional Development, Announcements, International