The Office of Research and Economic Development is seeking applicants for the 2011-2012 Research Development Fellows Program, an initiative to help pre-tenure UNL faculty successfully compete for grants. Oct. 19 is the application deadline. The application form is available online.
The program, which is entering its third year, provides practical information and experience pre-tenure faculty need to successfully compete for grants. The yearlong program helps fellows enhance their proposal development skills and prepare a complete proposal for submission.The Research Development Fellows Program is ideal for faculty intending to submit proposals for the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) awards, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative grants and the National Institutes of Health’s R03 or R21 programs.
For further information about program activities and eligibility criteria visit the RDFP website or attend the faculty forum at 8 a.m. on Sept. 28 in the Nebraska Union. For more information, contact Noah Clayton, project manager, Office of Research and Economic Development, 472-8031.