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Dear Postdocs, 

We're holding two great grant writing workshops this June, one for STEM postdocs and one for social sciences and humanities. Register now to attend! 



UPDATE May 3, 2022

SBU Events & Opportunities

  1. Workshops: Grant Writing for Postdocs, STEM-6/23 & Hum/SocSci-6/30, 12pm
  2. Career Symposium for Scientists, 5/13, 8:30am-1:30pm

External Opportunities

  1. NPA myPostdoc: Retirement 101, 5/4 12pm
  2. NPA & NIH: Self-Advocacy and Assertiveness for Scientists, 5/5 1pm
  3. SUNY Startup Summer School, Apply by May 23
  4. Natl Center for Faculty Development Webinars for a Productive Summer

SBU Events & Opportunities

1. Workshops: Grant Writing for Postdocs, STEM-6/23 & Hum/SocSci-6/30, 12pm

Postdocs, you're invited to a special grant writing series just for you: 
Grant Writing for Postdocs and Advanced Graduate Students.

Pursuing Funding to Support Your STEM Research
Thursday, June 23, 2022
12pm to 2pm 

A webinar for graduate students and postdocs discussing how to get research funding as an independent STEM researcher. We will discuss: how to identify likely funders, positioning, key steps for planning a fundable research project, and best practices and common mistakes to avoid when writing a competitive proposal.

Pursuing Funding to Support Your Humanities/Social Science Scholarship
Thursday, June 30, 2022
12pm to 2pm 

A webinar for graduate students, postdocs, and new faculty on how to pursue external grants to support scholarship in the humanities and lettered social sciences. We will discuss why and when you should consider pursuing funding, types of grants and funders, and what reviewers are looking for.


This webinar is presented by Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC

Sponsored by The Office of Proposal Development, Graduate and Postdoctoral Professional Development, and the Center for Inclusive Education

2.  Career Symposium for Scientists, 5/13, 8:30am-1:30pm

6th Annual FACES Symposium (Facilitating Awareness: Career Exploration for Scientists)

FACES is designed to expose early-career scientists to a variety of career options. 

May 13th, 2022 | 8:30am - 1:30pm
Hilton Garden Inn (1 Circle Rd, Stony Brook, NY 11794)

Space is limited! RSVP by May 5 at 

Sponsored by The Career Exploration Committee of the Pharmacological Sciences Department at Stony Brook University


External Opportunities

1. NPA myPostdoc: Retirement 101, 5/4 12pm

MyPostdoc Monthly: Retirement 101

Join award-winning financial expert Peter Dunn, aka  Pete the Planner®, as he dives into goal setting for a variety of financial circumstances. Balancing saving for the short term, indulging in the intermediate term, and securing your long-term financial wellness is a tall order. Together attendees will learn about goal setting in a way that balances different time horizons and conflicting needs for your money, as it’s a finite resource. In addition, participants will touch on the logistics like how and where to save as execution of a well thought out plan is key. This webinar is sponsored by Gallagher.

Wednesday, May 4 at noon ET. 


2. NPA & NIH: Self-Advocacy and Assertiveness for Scientists, 5/5 1pm

Join the NPA and the NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education invite you to: 

Becoming A Resilient Scientist: Self-Advocacy and Assertiveness for Scientists
May 5, 2022 1-3pm

Participants will discuss how to set boundaries, communicate expectations, ask for feedback, and discuss difficult issues with friends, mentors, colleagues, and supervisors. Becoming a Resilient Scientist is a series to help postdocs develop the resilience they need to navigate challenging situations at work and in life. Each discussion will center around the resilience of postdocs and postdoc office admins but will also include ways to apply the session material as participants move towards becoming mentors in their fields.


3. SUNY Startup Summer School, Apply by May 23

SUNY Startup Summer School (S4) is a ten-week virtual training program that provides faculty, students, and staff with the knowledge and networks that will enable them to commercialize breakthrough technology.

All SUNY faculty, students, staff, startup leaders, and community members with entrepreneurial ambition are encouraged to enroll. S4 runs from early June through mid-August and there is no cost to participate.
Applications are being accepted now through May 23, 2022.


4. Natl Center for Faculty Development Webinars for a Productive Summer

Stony Brook has an institutional membership with the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity

Sign up and take advantage of your membership benefits, like their "Core Curriculum" webinars: 

Core Curriculum Webinar: Every Summer Needs a Plan
Facilitated by: Anthony Ocampo, PhD, Professor, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
May 12, 2022 at 2:00 PM ET

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