19 is the deadline for the
next round of JSPS fellowships, sponsored by the Japan Society for
the Promotion of Science, in cooperation with the Fogarty International
Center (FIC) and OIR.
Twenty fellowships will be awarded to support
the research in NIH laboratories of young Japanese postdoctoral
researchers who intend to have research positions at Japanese universities
or other academic institutions in Japan. The fellowship lasts for
up to two years and must begin on January 1, February 1, or March
Candidates must be under 34 or 36 years old
(depending on field) as of April 1, 2000, be Japanese citizens or
permanent residents of Japan, and hold a doctoral degree.
Applications should be submitted to FIC in
both Japanese and English. For application forms, and further
information, contact Kathleen Michels, JSPS Programs, Division of
International Training and Research, Fogarty International Center,
NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892-2220; phone: (301) 496-1653; fax: (301)
seventh annual Fellows Award for Research ExcellenceFARE 2001competition
will again provide recognition for outstanding scientific research
performed by intramural postdoctoral fellows. FARE winners will
each receive a $1000 travel award to use for attending and presenting
their work at a scientific meeting between October 1, 2000, and
September 30, 2001.
The competition is open to postdoctoral IRTAs,
visiting fellows, and other fellows with less than 5 years total
postdoctoral experience in the NIH intramural research program.
Pre-IRTAs performing their dissertation research at NIH are also
eligible to compete. Visiting fellows and scientists must not have
been tenured at their home institute. Questions about eligibility
should be addressed to your institutes scientific director.
Fellows are asked to submit their application,
including abstract, electronically from May
1May 31, 2000 (5:00 p.m., EST), via the
NIH Fellows Committee
Those who cannot access the electronic
application in their laboratory can find additional computers at
the Scientific Computing Resource Center in Bldg. 12A, Rm 1018,
the User Resource Center in Bldg. 31, Rm B2B47, as well as the NIH
Library in Bldg. 10. Abstracts are evaluated anonymously on scientific
merit, originality, experimental design, and overall quality and
presentation. Winners will be announced by September 2000.
Questions about FARE 2001 may also be addressed
to your institutes Fellows Committee representative or sent
FARE 2001 is sponsored by the NIH Fellows Committee,
Scientific Directors, NIH Office of Research on Womens Health,
and NIH Office of Education. The FARE 2001 award is funded by the
Scientific Directors and NIH Office of Research on Womens
NIH Training Center, run by the Office of Human Resource Development,
has numerous course offerings throughout the year. The courses
are available through the NIH Integrated Training System (NIHITS),
an electronic process whereby the sponsoring institute nominates
and covers the course fee for the nominated individual. Following
are a few examples of courses scheduled for April and May, some
of which are repeated at later dates.
April 2526 or July 1819,
94, Executive Plaza South, Room 9: How
To Manage Conflict: Solving Problems at Work (1456).
Nomination deadline March 28 or June 20.
April 2728 or June
89, 94, Executive Plaza South, Room 8: Scientific
and Technical Briefing (2160).
Nomination deadline March 31 or May 11.
May 23 or September 2021,
94, Executive Plaza South, Room 8, Scientific
and Technical Editing (1506). Nomination deadline
April 4 or August 23.
May 911 or September 1921,
94, Executive Plaza South, Room 8: Scientific
and Technical Writing (2154). Nomination deadline
April 11 or August 22..
For more detailed course information, as well
as the complete course offerings, call HRDD at 301-496-621, or
visit the HRDD web
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