UNMC Postdoctoral Association

Useful Links

UNMC Office of Postdoctoral Education

UNMC Office of Postdoctoral Education – Career Development Resources

Resources for Researchers (UNMC Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research). Find information on Core Facilities, Research Centers and Programs, Funding, and more.

Grant Resource Library (UNMC Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research), The library features examples of several types of successful grants, links to UNMC seminars on grant writing, tips & templates, boilerplate language that can be applied to a variety of grant applications, and more.

UNMC Postdoc seminar recordings/slides:

Panel discussion – Application process for a K99/R00 Award – presented by Kate Hyde (Assistant Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology), Sung-Ho Huh (Assistant Professor, Munroe-Meyer Institute), and  Adam Case (Assistant Professor, Department of Cellular & Integrative Physiology) – held May 3, 2018. Slides found here.

NIH Grant Mechanisms for Postdocs: F32, K22, and K99/R00 – presented by Jennifer Black, PhD, UNMC, Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer and Allied Diseases – Session covered the review criteria for the F32 (Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship Award), K22 (Transition Career Development Award), and K99/R00 (Pathway to Independence Award) – held Mar. 22, 2018

The Pathway to a Tenure Track Faculty Position – presented by Shannon Buckley, PhD and Gargi Ghosal, PhD, UNMC Department of Genetics, Cell Biology, and Anatomy – held Nov. 16, 2016.

Question and Answer session on the Application Process for Faculty Jobs – presented by Adam Case, PhD, Assistant Professor, UNMC Department of Cellular & Integrative Physiology – Session covered the writing of the Cover Letter, Future Research Plans, Teaching philosophy, CV, etc. – held Dec. 7, 2017.

The Do’s and Don’ts of the Interview Chalk Talk – presented by Adam Case, PhD, Assistant Professor, UNMC Department of Cellular & Integrative Physiology – held Feb. 8, 2018.

Tips for Biotech & Life Science Job Seekers – presented by Shawn Mischnick, IT & Biotech Search Consultant, and Kinga Wilson, Senior Search Consultant & Owner, Insight Recruitment LLC, Lincoln, Nebraska – held Oct 4, 2018

Immigration: Myths & Reality – presented by Amy L. Peck, a lawyer at Jackson Lewis who specializes in immigration law. Topics covered include: The effect of “Buy American, Hire American” (BAHA) Executive Order on immigration, including student visas and the J-1 programs, H-1B visas now and how they may change in the future, Options for permanent residency for scientists, researchers, academics, and medical workers – held Oct. 30, 2017.
Networking Skills – Belinda Vacanti. Part of UNMC’s Lunch and Learn series – held Jan. 18, 2018.

UNMC Course recordings:

Tech Talk Seminar Series: features research that uses UNMC Core Facility Technologies, with a special emphasis on technology new to UNMC

UNMC Video Library: collection of archived videos, searchable by keyword.

iLearn Online, a library of past Faculty Development events

Outside recordings:

Learn to Teach course (Medical College of Wisconsin – A course designed to provide graduate students, postdocs and junior faculty with training on how to become a more effective teacher)

Career Development Workshop videos (Ohio State University Postdoctoral Association)

Job sites:

In addition to the job site links already on the UNMC Postdoctoral Education website (hit the “Jobs” tab here):

Academic Keys: Higher education jobs and university jobs at universities, colleges, and other institutions of higher education

Indeed: Search millions of jobs from thousands of job boards, newspapers, classifieds and company websites

ResearchGate jobs

Contract Research Organizations (Biocom directory)

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