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Postdoc Grant Writing Mini-Lecture Series

The Postdoc Office is hosting a mini-lecture series to help postdocs prepare for faculty positions. These are one hour sessions with presented information with time for questions. All postdocs are welcome to attend! 

All mini-lectures will be held in Young Hall B64.  

Upcoming workshops:

Postdoc Grant Writing: Language and Style

Come learn about the tone, style, and format for grant writing and the differences between grant writing language and the language used in academic articles. This lecture is for any postdoc regardless of grant writing experience or academic discipline. Laptops are welcome but not required.

When: October 18th, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Postdoc Grant Writing: Logic Flow

In this workshop postdocs will practice creating new grant outlines or refining a current outlines by using logic steps. Participants will gain experience helping each other identify and correct the gaps in their research proposals through a systematic process. Emphasis will be given to summary pages or other short grant documents to master the underlying main idea of your proposal and demonstrate the value of your research project. Attendees are not required to be working on a grant currently, but they are welcome to bring grant outlines or drafts if they wish

When: November 15th, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Postdoc Grant Writing Lecture: All about National Science Foundation Grants

Come learn about the National Science Foundation (NSF) and how to gain awareness of their many research grant opportunities as well as how to write a proposal to the organization.

New Postdoc Orientations

Postdoc orientation is a two-hour information session for new postdocs to learn about resources at Purdue and meet other postdocs. Lunch will be provided. 

New postdocs can select to attend one of the following sessions:

Purdue Postdoc Association (PPDA)

The Purdue Postdoc Association (PPDA) is open to all postdocs.

Regular activities include coffee breaks, professional development workshops, and social events.

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