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Modified: March 2, 2018

Northwestern IT to Host Computational Research Day – April 10

Northwestern Information Technology will host the annual Northwestern Computational Research Day on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at Norris University Center from 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Computational Research Day 2018 All Northwestern University faculty, postdocs, students, and staff who are interested in computational research are invited to attend this one-of-a-kind event and learn from student and faculty researchers about computational research projects that are being explored at Northwestern.

Modified: March 2, 2018

Kellogg Business for Scientists Executive Education Program and Information Session 2018

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, The Graduate School, and the Kellogg School of Management offer Northwestern University postdoctoral fellows the opportunity to participate in Kellogg's Business for Scientists Executive Education Program (BSEE). This 5-day certificate program will introduce business concepts, industry specific tools, accounting, strategy, finance, marketing and management programming.

Modified: February 26, 2018

BioSurvival Skills: Job Search Series

BioProfessionals is pleased to present the BioSurvival Skills Job Search Series for 2018! Elysse Longiotti from Northwestern Career Advancement will discuss different types of jobs outside academia and resources to help you explore your options.

Modified: February 22, 2018

Postdoctoral training opportunities at Northwestern

Please find a selection of open postdoctoral fellowship positions at Northwestern on this page, updates are made regularly! Please visit the "Open Northwestern Positions" page to find more information.

Modified: February 19, 2018

TGS Professional Development Offerings

Check back often for all of TGS' latest professional development opportunities, including workshops, presentations, and networking events.

Modified: February 16, 2018

Computational Research Day 2018

Attention students and postdocs! Display your research, practice presenting, network with fellow researchers, and compete for prizes at Northwestern Computational Research Day on Tuesday April, 10, 2018. All areas of research are welcome. This year’s event will include a Poster Contest, Visualization Competition and Lightning Talks.

Modified: February 13, 2018

Winter Quarter Work/Life & Family Resources Programming

Check out upcoming Work/Life & Family Resources programming for postdocs and students with children!

Modified: February 12, 2018

Master of Science in Law Program Information Sessions

The Master of Science in Law degree (MSL) at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law arms STEM professionals with the tools they need to succeed in today’s innovative economy. Attend one of their information sessions to learn more!

Modified: February 9, 2018

Upcoming NUPF Activities

Check out upcoming NUPF events, including the Networking Lunch Program (February 16) and the next monthly coffee hour (February 13).

Modified: February 5, 2018

Postdoc Professional Development Travel Awards

The next application cycle for the Postdoc Professional Development Travel Awards administered by the OPA is now open and will close on February 19th at 5pm! Applications for travel taking place between April 1st and September 30th will be considered during this cycle. Read complete story for more information.

Modified: January 31, 2018

Research & Development Positions

Please check out recent Research & Development job opportunities!

Modified: January 31, 2018

DGP Lectures in Life Sciences Seminar Series

The 2018 Winter-Spring schedule for the DGP Lectures in Life Sciences (LLS) seminar series is now available. All seminars take place on Tuesdays at 330pm in Baldwin Auditorium (1st floor, Lurie Research Building), unless otherwise indicated.

Modified: January 31, 2018

NUCATS Regulatory Drop-In Hours

Have a regulatory question? Attend Regulatory Drop-in Hours (1st Wednesday of the month, 2-4pm) on the Chicago campus.

Modified: January 31, 2018

Institute for Public Health and Medicine - Seminar Series: December 2017 Speakers

These events are held every Thursday starting on October 5th. Lunch will be provided for participating faculty and staff.

Modified: January 31, 2018

language connectED Requests your Input!

language connectED is requesting participation in a quick survey designed to poll the linguistic and cultural needs for graduate, postgraduate, and faculty level researchers and scholars who use English as their second or third language. The survey is optional and will close on February 23 at 4pm.

Modified: January 31, 2018

Northwestern Memorial Foundation Funding Opportunities

Northwestern Memorial Foundation released a new request for proposals for the Friends of Prentice Fiscal Year 2019 Grants Initiative, which aims to support advances in women’s health programs in research, patient care, education, and community service. The deadline to submit proposals is March 16.

Modified: January 31, 2018

HR Announcements & Updates

Check out the latest announcements and programming from HR!

Modified: January 29, 2018

Zuckerman STEM Leadership Program

The Zuckerman Postdoctoral Scholars Program attracts high-achieving postdoctoral scholars from premier universities in the United States to do research at one of four Israeli universities. Once they complete their research, many Zuckerman postdocs are expected to accept faculty positions at top North American universities, weaving a network of academic collaboration and goodwill that will greatly benefit US-Israeli scientific cooperation. The deadline for applications to Hebrew University, Tel Aviv University, and Weizmann Institute of Science has been extended to: March 15.

Modified: January 29, 2018

UChicago's 1st Annual Healthcare Career Networking Event

Registration has opened for UChicago's 1st annual Healthcare Career Networking Event at the University of Chicago Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (5807 S. Woodlawn Ave., Suite 207, Chicago, IL 60637) on March 1, 5:30-8pm.

Modified: January 29, 2018

International Office Spring Break Service Trip to Memphis

Let the IO plan your Spring Break 2018! Join fellow graduate students and scholars in Memphis, Tennessee to explore the food, music and culture of the American South while engaging in community service, social justice issues and sharing the value of volunteerism! Registration closes on February 9!

Modified: January 25, 2018

Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center – February Classes

Please take a look at the upcoming classes being offered by Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center for the month of February (Scopus, PubMed, EndNote).

Modified: January 24, 2018

L'Oreal: USA For Women in Science Fellowship - Application Now Open!

Awards five women postdoctoral scientists annually with grants of $60,000 each for their contributions in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields and commitment to serving as role models for younger generations. Application cycle opens on December 4 and ends February 2, 2018.

Modified: January 19, 2018

Congratulations to Cycle 1 Travel Award Recipients!

Congratulations to the 1st round of awardees for the 2017-18 Postdoc Professional Development Travel Award. We appreciate the time everyone took to submit applications. Please stay tuned for updated information for the next application cycle that will open this quarter.

Modified: January 18, 2018

Upcoming NCA Programming

Please check out upcoming NCA programming and opportunities, including Data Science Career Treks and career development workshops!

Modified: January 17, 2018

NPA Report on Supporting the Needs of Postdocs

The National Postdoc Association (NPA) released a report in collaboration with Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society, "Supporting the Needs of Postdocs: 2017 National Postdoctoral Association Institutional Policy Report." The report summarizes the results from a 2016 survey of 130 NPA member-institutions that hire postdocs.

Modified: January 17, 2018

Upcoming McKinsey Opportunities

Check out upcoming opportunities from McKinsey: Spark Symposium (application due January 28) and the Spark Event Series (application due February 4).

Modified: January 17, 2018

LabLearner Information Sessions

LabLearner™, a 100% research-based, comprehensive, hands-on science education system for students in the Preschool to 8th grade range, is looking for passionate scientists to make a difference in education and gain real-world experience through a unique and flexible internship opportunity. To learn more about LabLearner™ and this opportunity, please RSVP to attend an information session on Friday, January 26 at 10 am in the Gray Seminar Room on the Chicago campus and 2pm in TGS Commons on the Evanston campus.

Modified: January 8, 2018

Apply for the Michelson Young Investigator Prizes in Immunology & Vaccine Research

The Michelson Medical Research Foundation together with the Human Vaccines Project has established the Michelson Prizes for Human Immunology and Vaccine Research — Two $150K Prizes for Young Investigators. The Michelson Prizes aim to support young investigators applying innovative research concepts and disruptive technologies to significantly advance the development of future vaccines and immunotherapies for major global diseases. Applicants from disciplines across the biomedical, bioengineering and computer science fields are encouraged. Open for US Citizens and international scholars! Pre-applications are due by February 12.

Modified: January 4, 2018

Pursuit Award Nominations Due February 2

The Pursuit Award is an international award that recognizes outstanding achievements in childhood disability research by current PhD students and those who have defended their PhD thesis in the last year. Current PhD students (no more than 6 months away from defense), post-doctoral trainees or recent graduates may apply.