Simposio para Postdocs en busca de carreras de investigación independientes (Fecha Limite: Noviembre 30!!)

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¿Eres un postdoc que esta comenzando a buscar posiciones de facultad? ¿Quieres consejos de como mejor prepararte para un carrera de investigación independiente, para lanzar tu propio lab y buscar tu propios fondos de investigación? NIH te invita a un simposio para prepararte en esta transicion tan importante. El registro solo cuesta $25 dolares y hay becas para cubrir los costos de viaje y de estadia. Pero tienes que solicitar y registrare antes de 30 de noviembre!! Apurate y solicita. No le dejes para despues. Si solicitas y te aceptan por favor dejanos saber en contact@cienciapr.org. Nos gustaria poder diseminar las lecciones del simposio con el resto de los miembros. http://NIGMSWorkshop.org/NIGMS/pages/default.aspx March 12-13, 2012 2012 Workshop for Postdocs Transitioning to Independent Positions About the Workshop This workshop is intended to bring together approximately 150 postdoctoral investigators who will soon be seeking their first independent positions. While the transition to independence is a challenge for all postdocs, young investigators who are members of groups that are underrepresented in the biomedical or behavioral sciences may have an especially difficult time finding and establishing themselves in their first independent positions. For this reason, emphasis will be placed on members of these groups. The goal of the workshop is to cover a broad range of topics that postdocs will need to make a successful transition to independence, including making the right career choice, finding the right institutional fit, applying for a position, succeeding in the job interview and seminar, negotiating a start up package, establishing a lab, finding a mentor, networking and forming collaborations, applying for and getting a grant, undergoing the tenure process, teaching, and balancing research with many other commitments. Although the focus is on academic positions, the participants will also have an opportunity to learn about other scientific careers. Featured Keynote Speaker - Dr. Francis Collins, NIH Director Registration Participation in this workshop is limited to USA citizens or Permanent Residents of the USA. All applications for the 2012 NIGMS Postdoc Workshop must be received no later than Wednesday, November 30, 2011. Late and/or incomplete application packets will be declined upon receipt. There will not be onsite registration. All of the materials associated with the application must be submitted in order to apply for the workshop, even if you are not applying for a travel award. All accepted applicants will be required to pay a registration fee of $25.00 to participate in the Workshop. Travel awards (up to $1250) will be available to attendees residing outside of a 50 mile radius and not directly receiving federal funding (e.g. NRSA Postdoctoral F32 Fellowship, NIH Postdoctoral IRTA, etc...).

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