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Modified: July 20, 2017

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.

Modified: February 20, 2015

HR Announcements

Annual COI disclosure due March 1st! Check out other important HR announcements!

Modified: January 14, 2015

OPA Professional Development Workshop

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs will be hosting an Individual Development Plan (IDP) Building workshop on February 23rd from 12-115pm in TGS Commons (Evanston campus) and March 23rd from 12-115pm in Baldwin Auditorium, Lurie Research Building (303 E Superior, Chicago campus). Register Now!

Modified: January 7, 2015

Check out the Master of Science in Law Program: Program and Application Information

Deadlines for applying to Master of Science in Law program are January 1th, April 15th and June 15th. Learn more and apply today!

Modified: January 7, 2015

Upcoming NUPF Events in January!

Join NUPF on January 15th from 4-6pm in the Daniel Hale Williams Auditorium for a presentation on Eureopean funding opportunities (open to all nationalities)! Also, save the dates for 2015 NUPF kick-off events on January 28th and 29th!

Modified: January 2, 2015

Auxiliary Board of Northwestern Memorial Hospital Fiscal Year 2016 Grant Initiative

The Auxiliary Board Grant Initiative is seeking proposals that enhance patient care through clinical care innovations, translational clinical research studies and creative program initiatives. Priority will be given to proposals that advance Northwestern Medicine’s Delivering Exceptional Care, Advancing Medical Science and Knowledge, and Developing People, Culture and Resources strategic goals. Please note: Only postdocs with faculty advisors in Northwestern Memorial Hospital or Feinberg School of Medicine are eligible to apply. Applications are due December 29th by 5pm.

Modified: January 2, 2015

NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Individual Fellowship Funding Opportunities (& Important Notices)

The next deadline for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) F Series of Individual Postdoctoral Fellowships (F32) is April 8.

Modified: January 2, 2015

Funding Resources - Finding Corporate/Foundation Funding

Looking to identify non-government funding resources? Check out these resources!

Modified: January 2, 2015

Check out these funding opportunities from the Spencer Foundation

The Spencer Foundation funding opportunities focus on funding research in the education sector. The featured funding opportunities have rolling deadlines, apply today!

Modified: January 2, 2015

CBC High Throughput Screening (HTS) Award Program - March Deadlines

Mark your calendars for the next application cycle! The application will open March 23rd and close on March 30th.

Modified: January 2, 2015

Dirksen Center Congressional Research Grants

The Dirksen Congressional Center invites applications for grants to fund research on congressional leadership and the U.S. Congress. Applications are due March 1st.

Modified: January 2, 2015

NIH Research Career Development (K Award) & Important Notices

The next proposal deadline for K-series awards is February 12th.

Modified: January 2, 2015

2015-2016 IBM Herman Goldstine Postdoctoral Fellowship in Mathematical Sciences

Interested in advancing your postdoctoral training in pure and applied mathematics or theoretical and exploratory computer science at the Watson Research Center near New York City? Applications for this highly-selective fellowship award is now open, and the deadline is January 16th

Modified: January 2, 2015

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Postdoctoral Enrichment Program

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund is currently accepting applications for its Postdoctoral Enrichment Program that targets underrepresented minority postdoctoral fellows. Applications are due January 15th by 3pm.

Modified: January 2, 2015

Check out the current funding opportunities from the NSF!

Check out the current funding opportunities from the NSF: Biology (January 8th); Science, Technology and Society (February 2nd Deadline); Law and Social Science (February 4th Deadline)

Modified: January 2, 2015

CBC Postdoctoral Research Grant Program

Mark you calendars for LOI submission period for the CBC Postdoctoral Research Grant Program, will provide funding to postdoctoral fellows for research carried out under the supervision of the postdoctoral fellow’s faculty mentor/advisor in core research facilities at the CBC universities. The technology provided by the core facility MUST be NEW to the postdoctoral fellow’s faculty mentor’s laboratory. LOI submission opens January 7th and closes January 16th (LOI is required in order to submit full proposals). BIF imaging technology information session on December 17th (3pm) or 18th (10am) Pancoe 1401!

Modified: January 2, 2015

Postdoc Professional Development Travel Awards

The application for the 2015 Postdoc Professional Development Travel Awards adminstered by the OPA will close soon! Deadline to submit applications is January 9th by 5pm.

Modified: January 2, 2015

Department of Labor Scholars Program

The purpose of the DOL Scholars Program is to promote and expand labor research that directly relates to DOL policies and programs. DOL will fund up to seven researchers, with individual awards ranging from $10,000–$50,000. Applications are due December 12th by 4pm (CST).

Modified: December 31, 2014

Changes to CITI: New Single Sign-On Method

Effective December 3, 2014, individuals affiliated with NU will be required to login to the CITI website via the new SSO (single sign-on) method. This is done by using their NU netID & password rather than previously used CITI username & password.

Modified: December 29, 2014

Kellogg Business for Scientists Executive Education Program

Apply Now for the 2014 Kellogg Business for Scientists Executive Education Program! Application deadline is March 20th at 5pm. View the OPA Kellogg Business for Scientists Executive Education (BSEE) webpage for more details.

Modified: December 23, 2014

Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellows Award

Please note: this is a limited submission funding opportunity. The internal proposal deadline is January 5th (by 12pm-noon). Interested/Questions? Contact Fruma Yehiely, Director of ORD, 847-491-1074, yehiely@northwestern.edu

Modified: December 22, 2014

TGS Professional Development Workshops: Fellowship Proposal Writing Workshop

The Graduate School will offer a five-day proposal writing workshop for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. The workshop will focus primarily on those preparing a proposal for the upcoming NIH NRSA deadline, though other grant writers are welcome!

Modified: December 18, 2014

TGS Day Out for Student and Postdoc Parents

Please, mark your calendars now for Spring and Summer 2015 TGS Day Outs: June 13th and August 15th!

Modified: December 18, 2014

Introduction to Research Management course available in December

Enhance your professional development at NU and enroll in the Introduction to Research Management course in December!

Modified: December 18, 2014

Seminars Around Campus

Next Department of Medicine Seminar is January 9th, Dr. Jacob Sznajder, MD Chief, Division of Medicine-Pulmonary will be presenting. Submit abstracts to present your research at the BRF Neuroscience Day poster session by January 14th by 4pm.

Modified: December 18, 2014

BCG international offices are hosting Open Houses through January 6th!

BCG international offices are hosting Open Houses through January 6th! More information available!

Modified: December 18, 2014

DOM New Investigator Career Enhancement (NICE) Group Seminar

Please join the Division of Medicine for the next NICE Group seminar January 9th, 12-1pm, 676 N St Clair, 6th floor Cardiology conference room

Modified: December 18, 2014

Navigating the Research Enterprise: January 5th

Navigating the Research Enterprise: NIH Grant Review Process

Modified: December 18, 2014

CIRTL Events & Courses

Winter registration for Mentored Discussions of Teaching (MTDs) is now open

Modified: December 18, 2014

Upcoming Symposia at University of Illinois and Harvard University!

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 5th Annual Postdoctoral Symposium will take place on February 6th. The New England Science Symposium (at Harvard University) will take place on April 11th. More information is available.

Modified: December 18, 2014

BioProfessionals Series – Upcoming events and connect on LinkedIn!

BioOpportunities is a series of speakers or panels that discuss careers in science.

Modified: December 18, 2014

Upcoming INVO event!

If you are considering launching a startup built around technology licensed from an academic institution, INVO invites you to attend a free seminar on December 1st, 12-1 pm, Prentice Women's Hospital, 3rd Floor- L North (250 E Superior, Chicago).

Modified: December 17, 2014

Check out Versatile PhD Resources!

Access explore careers, job postings, contacts, and online panels through the NU Versatile PhD portal!

Modified: December 16, 2014

Administrative Position openings

Administrative Position openings – view this page for a list of openings and links to complete job descriptions (if available/applicable)

Modified: December 16, 2014

Postdoctoral training opportunities at NU

Please find a selection of open postdoctoral fellowship positions at NU on this page. Please visit the "Open Northwestern Positions" page to find more information.

Modified: December 16, 2014

Spotlight on: Cassandra VanDunk, Northwestern Postdoctoral Fellow and Founding Member of NUPF

TGS will be highlighting individual postdocs and grad students throughout 2015 in the TGS monthly communications. Spotlight in the most recent communication is of Cassandra VanDunk, Northwestern Postdoctoral Fellow and Founding Member of NUPF!

Modified: December 16, 2014

Faculty Position Openings - New Postings!

Faculty Position openings – view this page for a list of openings and links to complete job descriptions (if available/applicable)

Modified: December 4, 2014

NSF Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (MSPRF)

Deadline to apply is October 15th!

Modified: December 4, 2014

Alzheimer’s Disease Postdoctoral Fellowship Award

October 14th deadline approaching!

Modified: December 4, 2014

Qatar Funding Opportunities for postdocs to conduct research in Qatar!

Qatar National Research Fund is accepting proposals for the 2nd cycle the Postdoctoral Research Award (PDRA). Applications due November 24th!

Modified: December 4, 2014

NIH Extramural Loan Repayment Program (LRP)

The application cycle will close on November 17th!

Modified: December 4, 2014

2015 Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship

The 2015 Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship competition is NOW OPEN and accepting applications. Deadline to apply is November 14th.

Modified: December 4, 2014

NIH Director's Early Independence Awards (DP5)

Limited submission funding opportunity for early investigators! Deadline for internal LOI is November 14th!

Modified: December 4, 2014

NSF SBE Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (SPRF) program

Deadline to apply is November 10th!

Modified: December 4, 2014

National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Education Research 


This Fellowship Program supports early-career scholars working in critical areas of educational scholarship. Deadline to apply is November 7th!

Modified: December 4, 2014

Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center Travel Awards

Deadline to apply for awards is November 7th (to cover travel in December, January, February and March).

Modified: November 21, 2014

Open Access Partnership between Chicago-area Universities

Researchers at these three schools now have access to a partner's instrumentation and expertise at no charge for an outside user.

Modified: November 21, 2014

Leverage NUCATS Institute infrastructure, resources and services and be more competitive for federal awards

As the CTSA supports infrastructure at Northwestern University for research, anyone who does research at Northwestern University that touches the NUCATS Institute in some way should cite the Cite and Acknowledge the Clinical Translation Science Award (CTSA).

Modified: November 21, 2014

NIH Video Resources

New resource from the NIH, video tutorials on how to navigate the eRA commons!

Modified: November 21, 2014

International Office Events

International Office Legal Permanent Residency Info Sessions on November 11th (Chicago) and 14th (Evanston).

Modified: November 21, 2014

Join OPA and other NU postdocs on LinkedIn!

Connect with the OPA and other NU postdocs on LinkedIn!

Modified: November 21, 2014

Information Session & Panel Discussion, University Professional Development Programs

If you would like to learn more about professional development opportunities at NU, please come to an informational seminar and panel discussion with program alumni on November 13th at 4PM in the Baldwin Auditorium (Lurie Research Building, Chicago campus)!

Modified: November 21, 2014

AAAS S&T Policy Fellowship Application

Final reminder: The application cycle for the 2015-16 AAAS S&T Policy Fellowship is open. Applications are due November 1st at 11pm (CST). Apply NOW if interested!

Modified: November 21, 2014

International Association for Italian Researchers (AIRI) 1st networking event in Chicago!

Join the International Association for Italian Researchers for the 1st networking event in Chicago on November 15th, 7pm, D4 Irish Pub & Cafe.

Modified: November 21, 2014

Science Club Postdoc Volunteer Opportunity

The Science Club is seeking 12 individuals to volunteer at this after school science mentorship program.

Modified: November 21, 2014

Save The Date: Qmmunity Welcome Reception

Queer and Trans students, faculty, staff, alumni and allies are invited to the Qmmunity Welcome Reception.

Modified: November 21, 2014

NU Celebrates National Postdoc Appreciation Week!

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and The Graduate School are hosting events for NU postdocs THIS WEEK.

Modified: November 21, 2014

Volunteer and Win!

Sign up to volunteer for one or all of the below events today and receive TWO amazing benefits!

Modified: November 21, 2014

Check out upcoming events at the Women’s Center!

Check out upcoming events at the Women’s Center!

Modified: November 21, 2014

Upcoming CHIentist event!

Join fellow postdocs in the Chicago area for the next CHIentist event: Trivia Night at Bull and Bear on November 11th, 7:30pm

Modified: November 21, 2014

Volunteer with Project Exploration!

Calling all women scientists (grad students and postdocs)! Volunteer with Project Exploration!

Modified: November 21, 2014

One Book One Northwestern Events

One Book One Northwestern is a community‐wide reading program hosted by the Office of the President.

Modified: November 21, 2014

Join the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) Chicago Chapter for their Fall Kickoff

Join the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) Chicago Chapter for their Fall Kickoff: Networkathon on November 20th, 6-8 pm, D4 Irish Pub & Cafe

Modified: November 21, 2014

Open Positions at Roosevelt University

Roosevelt University Faculty/Teaching Openings

Modified: November 21, 2014

Annual CBC Symposium: “Protein Engineering: From computers to cells to clinic”

The 12th Annual Chicago Biomedical Consortium symposium will take place October 17th.

Modified: November 19, 2014

NextProf Science 2015 – May 26-29th, application due February 28th

NextProf Science is a workshop being offered at the University of Michigan on May 26-29th that is aimed at future faculty (advanced doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows). Applications due February 28th!

Modified: November 5, 2014

NUPF Symposium- Registration deadline August 25th

The Northwestern University Postdoctoral Forum (NUPF) is hosting the 2nd Annual NUPF Symposium

Modified: October 30, 2014

Job Openings in Industry

Open positions in industry – view this page for a list of openings and links to complete job descriptions (if available/applicable)

Modified: October 30, 2014

Open Postdoctoral Research positions outside NU

Open Postdoctoral Research positions outside NU – view this page for a list of openings and links to complete job descriptions (if available/applicable)

Modified: October 29, 2014

Argonne Postdoctoral Research Symposium

The Postdoctoral Research and Career Symposium is an annual event that showcases postdoctoral and advanced graduate research and provides diverse networking opportunities.