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Have an announcement or topic you want to share with fellow Postdocs? If you would like to post an announcement, email your message to wiley.larsen@asu.edu.


 Update to Parental Leave for Postdocs, Graduate RAs/TAs 

Postdoctoral scholars, graduate research assistants, and graduate teaching assistants who have completed at least one academic year of service are eligible for up to six weeks of paid parental leave for the birth or adoption of a child. If both parents are postdoctoral scholars or graduate students with a .50 FTE RA/TA appointment, effective immediately, both eligible parents may receive the accommodation. Previously only one eligible parent was able to receive paid parental leave. 


 Skysong Innovations Faculty/Postdoc Startup Accelerator

The 2019 contest is open now. Every ASU startup with a completed license agreement before June 30, 2019 (also the application deadline) is eligible to apply. Up to six winners may be selected for seed investments from a total prize pool of up to $150,000.


 Opportunities for Postdocs at MD Anderson Cancer Center

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is currently accepting applications for the CPRIT TRIUMPH Postdoctoral Fellowship in Translational Cancer Research. This three-year fellowship provides basic, translational, and clinical training and aims to further develop talented PhD or MD/PhDs into successful clinical/translational research scientists. Applications are reviewed quarterly with the next cycle due dates of March 31, 2019 and June 30, 2019. Additional information regarding eligibility, application process, and current trainees and program alumni profiles are found at www.mdanderson.org/CPRITTRIUMPH. Please contact Dr. Kari Brewer Savannah, Program Manager, with any questions at ksavannah@mdanderson.org.


 The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine sponsors awards for postdoctoral and senior researchers at participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. These awards include generous stipends ranging from $45,000 - $80,000 per year for recent Ph.D. recipients, and higher for additional experience. These awards provide the opportunity for recipients to do independent research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the U.S. Research opportunities are open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and for some of the laboratories, foreign nationals. There are four annual review cycles: May: Opens March 1; Closes May 1. August: Opens June 1; Closes May 1. November; Opens September 1; Closes November 1. February: Opens December 1; Closes February 1. Applicants should contact prospective Research Adviser(s) at the lab(s) prior to the application deadline to discuss their research interests and funding opportunities.


 

Venturewell E-Teams Grants

Venturewell E-Teams Grants, A multidisciplinary group of students and faculty working together to bring an invention to market. Accepts E-Team Program applications three times a year.  


 NSF I-Corps

NSF I-Corps  prepares engineers and scientists to extend their focus beyond the university laboratory, and accelerates the economic and societal benefits of NSF-funded.


 KED Proposal Writing Workshops

If you need a little guidance on your next grant proposal, check out the videos of recent ASU grant proposal workshops.


 Looking for a Postdoc Position?

Check out the Postdocs page on pathwaystoscience.org and click "Search Postdoc Positions" to find over 150 postdoc fellowships, positions, and professional development opportunities.


 National Postdoc Association Career Page

Here's another one: careers.nationalpostdoc.org.


 Postdoc Travel Awards

Found on Twitter -- a database of sources for postdoc travel funding: asntech.github.io/postdoc-funding-schemes/travel-grants