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2013 MAC Jr. Faculty/Postdoctoral Fellows Career Development Workshop

MAC 8th Annual Junior Faculty and Postdoctoral
Fellows Career Development Workshop
Application and Travel Award Request

Four Points by Sheraton
Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile
Chicago, IL
June 15–16, 2013

The 8th Annual Junior Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellows Career Development Workshop, sponsored by the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) Minorities Affairs Committee (MAC), is scheduled for June 15–16, 2013.  APPLICATIONS ARE DUE MAY 3, 2013.

The workshop will be held in Chicago, IL at the Four Points by Sheraton, Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile, 630 N. Rush Street, Chicago, IL, 60611, Phone: 312-981-6600.  For information on the hotel, see http://www.starwoodhotels.com/fourpoints/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=1592&language=en_US

Plenary and breakout sessions will cover areas relevant for the establishment of an academic career at research intensive and comprehensive/teaching institutions. Session topics will include the following: Professional Conduct, Tenure, Grantsmanship, Mentorship, Leadership, Collaborations, Time Management, Writing, and Lab Setup/Management.

The workshop is open to all postdoctoral fellows and junior level faculty. A limited number of travel awards are available for members of underrepresented groups in the sciences, members of disadvantaged populations, and for faculty (regardless of ethnicity) at minority serving institutions. The awards will cover travel, registration ($375), meals and housing.

For more information about the ASCB MAC 8th Annual Jr. Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellows Career Development Workshop, contact Deborah McCall, Senior Manager, Minorities Affairs, by phone at (301) 347–9323 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. This activity is supported by a MARC grant from NIGMS to the ASCB.

A limited number of spaces and travel awards are available, so please apply as soon as possible and no later than May 3, 2013.

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