Check out these articles, links to useful resources, tips, and opportunities to find the information you need to keep your career on track. This quarter you’ll find tons of grant resources and tips for new investigators.
Ready for your next job or promotion? See the post-doc and fellowship announcements, interview tips, and advice for transitioning to tenure. Clinicians will appreciate information about continuing education opportunities, tips for becoming a better clinician and improving clinical practice, and advice on how to become a leader in healthcare.
GRANT RESOURCES & SCIENTIFIC WRITING
- NIDILLR Switzer Research Fellowships Program. The perfect grant opportunity for early career researchers in the field of rehabilitation. Applications due 14 March 2016. Learn More >>
- Health and Well being grant opportunity: Policy and Law Research to Build a Culture of Health (P4A), grant opportunities offered through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Letters of Intent due 15 March 2016.
- Grant opportunity for Neurocognitive Research: Sponsored by Texas Women University BUT open to all!
- Neuromodulation pilot projects: NIH has awarded to MUSC a center, the National Center of Neuromodulation for Rehabilitation (NC NM4R), in the new NCMRR Rehabilitation Research Infrastructure Network. We have proposed to provide training, collaborations and pilot funding for investigators interested in non-invasive brain stimulation and operant conditioning of brain and spinal networks integrated with rehabilitation principles. Learn More >>
- Early career funding for pediatric research topics. Thrasher Research Fund –Concept submission deadline is 15 March 2016.
- Rehabilitation Research Training for Physical and Occupational Therapists (CORRT)
- Pilot Projects on Sports-Related Brain and Spinal Cord Injury RFA-NS-13-014
- NIH Early Career Research Award for Deaf and Communications Disorders
- NIH Rehabilitation Listserv. Stay up-to-date on all the Rehabilitation-related news and grant opportunities by signing up for the NIH Rehabilitation Listserv. Here’s how:
- Go to: https://list.nih.gov/
- Search Public Lists for: rehab-nih
- Hit Subscribe on the Right hand menu or view the archives
- Funding your future: Publish or Perish
- Meet the NIH Peer Review Experts
JOBS / PROMOTION / TENURE
- ACRM Rehab Job Board
- Job Board for the International and Academic Community
- Interdisciplinary Rehabilitation Engineering Career Development Program
- Negotiating your tenure track offer
- Interviewing for a faculty position
- Good interview questions for faculty
- The Essential Guide to Moving Up the Career Ladder
- The Value of Self-Promotion
- Assessing Mentorship Fit
- Choosing a Research Project and a Research Mentor
- How to choose a mentor
- Selection of Mentors for K funded scholars
LEADERSHIP & GENERAL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
- Early career resources hosted by Elsevier is a one-stop shop for your career development. It includes career planning and funding, successful research writing, networking, mastering social media, ethics in research and publishing and search and discovery tools, training workshops and downloadable guides and recommended reading.
- Guidance for Team Science Leaders: Tools you can use
- Team Science Leadership
- 10 Traits of an Effective Academic Leader
- Building and managing a research team
- Work hours, work conflict and Well being in Academics
- Balancing family and Academic Work
- Avoid burnout from the successful academic
- Get a Life, PhD! Get advice and tips from blogs on how to succeed in academia and have a life too!
FOR CLINICIANS & REHABILITATION ENGINEERS
- ACRM Cognitive Rehabilitation Training: Includes manual ($150 value!) — Based on the ACRM Cognitive Rehabilitation Manual: Translating Evidence-Based Recommendations into Practice, this introductory training teaches evidence-based interventions for impairments of executive functions, memory, attention, hemispatial neglect, and social communication.
- Australian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment 2016 Webinar Series
- Stroke Rehabilitation Clinician’s Handbook
- Neuromodulation and TMS workshop: The overarching goal of the National Center of Neuromodulation for Rehabilitation (NM4R) is to exert a sustained, powerful influence on the research field of NM4R through understanding the mechanisms and use of brain stimulation and operant conditioning of brain and spinal cord networks integrated with rehabilitation principles. They are offering three FREE workshops this spring.
- Top 10 Skills of High-Performing Healthcare Leaders
- Quality and Outcome Measures for Rehabilitation Programs
- Advice to the Young Clinician
- Center for Translation of Rehabilitation Engineering Advances and Technology (TREAT) discusses how to incorporate user input into device development.
Educational opportunities and services are also highlighted in this recent newsletter
- ACRM 93rd Annual Conference: Progress in Rehabilitation Research — Translating research to clinical practice, 30 OCT – 4 NOV 2016 in Chicago, IL.
- NIH CONFERENCE: Rehabilitation Research at NIH MOVING THE FIELD FORWARD, 25-26 May 2016. This conference, sponsored by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), along with partnering NIH Institutes and Centers, will take place on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland. The meeting is an opportunity to highlight the field, to identify gaps and possibilities in rehabilitation research, discuss infrastructure needs, and highlight training and career development opportunities.
- 6th Annual Traumatic Brain Injury Conference
- North American Brain Injury Society Conference