ASCB MAC Career Development Workshop

Location: Talaris Conference Center
Seattle, WA

Date: July 15-17, 2017

Deadline to apply: March 15, 2017

The workshop is open to junior faculty and postdoctoral fellows who are interested in academic careers at research-intensive or teaching institutions. You must already be or become an ASCB member and you must be a US Citizen or permanent resident to apply. This workshop will cover a variety of topics essential to a successful academic career, including: Professional Conduct, Time Management, Mentorship, Leadership, Lab Management, Getting Published, Networking, Collaborations, Securing Tenure, Funding sessions describing grant opportunities at NIH and NSF, and Grantsmanship.

Full Travel Support to attend is available for members of underrepresented groups in the sciences, members of disadvantaged populations, faculty (regardless of ethnicity) at minority-serving institutions, and individuals with interest and experience in expanding access and educational opportunities to under-represented students. The travel awards will cover travel expenses, meals, and accommodations.

To apply you will need to submit:

  1. Your updated curriculum vitae
  2. A brief, 500-word, summary of the anticipated impact of attending this workshop on your career.
  3. If you are applying for a travel award, the estimate of travel costs to attend the workshop.

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Application Deadline: March 15, 2017

If you have any questions send an email to Sydella Blatch:

The workshop and travel awards are supported, in part, by an R13 grant from the National Institutes of Health to the ASCB MAC.