PDC programs offered

PDC programs offered2018-10-05T17:37:34-05:00

“Unlock Your Scientific Potential Through NRMN Professional Development & Grantsmanship Coaching”

The grant writing coaching groups NRMN in the 2018-2019 academic year will be impacted by this phase change. We encourage you to take advantage of other networking and mentoring offerings through NRMN in the short-term. The next phase will begin in July 2019.

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NRMN STAR

  • Duration: Alternating in-person and virtual meetings over 12 months

  • Unique Approaches: In addition to grant writing coaching, training is also provided on professional development topics

Experience/level – Senior faculty with:

  • Sufficient success with writing NIH proposals (ideally having sustained a research program in the past, if not currently doing so)
  • Experience serving on NIH study sections for review of research and/or individual training awards is preferred
  • Skills in group facilitation and drawing out others’ input on drafts, not just providing individual feedback
  • Willingness to learn and apply the writing and mentoring strategies put forth in the NRMN STAR model...


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GUMSHOE

Overview

  • Duration: 3-day in-person kickoff followed by 6 months of virtual bi-weekly subgroup meetings

  • Unique Approaches: Each cohort has a diverse, distinct population focus and offers extensive engagement with NIH Grant Program Officials

Eligibility

Experience/level – Senior faculty with:

  • Receipt of an NIH research award as a Principal Investigator (preferably within the past 10 years, or otherwise up to date on NIH procedures and trends)
  • Experience providing feedback and guidance to others preparing NIH research or research career development proposals
  • Skills in small-group facilitation, such as eliciting others’ input, managing different personalities, and keeping a group on task...

Key Dates

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NRMN P3

Overview

  • Duration: 2-day in person kickoff followed by 5 months of bi-weekly virtual meetings, concluding with a 1-day in-person mock study section

  • Unique Approaches: Structured, writing intensive, small group with built-in mock study section review

 

Eligibility

Experience/level – Senior faculty with:

  • Success with writing and being awarded NIH proposals (preferably within the past 10 years, or otherwise has remained up to date on NIH procedures and trends)
  • Experience giving feedback and guidance to others writing NIH research or research career development biomedical research proposals
  • Skills in small-group facilitation, such as drawing out others’ input, managing different personalities, and keeping a group on task
  • Experience as a study section reviewer is highly desirable...

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NU MODEL

Overview

  • Duration: 2-day in-person kickoff followed by 3-4 months of virtual subgroup meetings scheduled as needed

  • Unique approaches: Real-time feedback, strong emphasis on rhetorical patterns that are common to many NIH-style proposals

Eligibility

Experience/level – Senior faculty with:

  • Success writing several NIH-style proposals of one or more variety that were funded – training and/or research 
  • Some experience giving feedback and guidance to others writing proposals
  • Good familiarity with the NIH review process (serving on review panels highly desirable)
  • Skilled at facilitating groups, such as managing different personalities or approaches by group members...

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SETH

Overview

  • Duration: 2-day in-person kickoff followed by 4-6 months of virtual subgroup meetings scheduled as needed

  • Unique Approaches: Real-time feedback, strong emphasis on rhetorical patterns that are common to many NIH-style proposals

 

Eligibility

Experience/level – Senior faculty with:

  • Success writing several NIH-style proposals of one or more variety that were funded – training and/or research 
  • Some experience giving feedback and guidance to others writing proposals
  • Good familiarity with the NIH review process (serving on review panels highly desirable)
  • Skilled at facilitating groups, such as managing different personalities or approaches by group members...

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NRMN CAN

Overview

  • Duration:  2-day in-person kickoff followed by 3-4 months of campus-based subgroup meetings scheduled as needed

  • Unique approaches:  Real-time feedback, strong emphasis on rhetorical patterns that are common to many NIH-style proposals, and in-person campus-based grant writing groups

Eligibility

Experience/Level -  Senior faculty with:

  • Success in writing funded NIH training and/or research proposals
  • Some experience in giving feedback and guidance to others writing proposals
  • Good familiarity with the NIH review process preferably gained through service on an NIH review panel
  • Interest in mentoring or coaching young scientists from diverse backgrounds...

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NRMN STAR

Overview

  • Duration: Alternating in-person and virtual meetings over 12 months

  • Unique Approaches: In addition to grant writing coaching, training is also provided on professional development topics

  • Intended Audience: Researchers with minimal or no grant writing experience

Eligibility

  • U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency

  • Grant Writing Experience: None to minimal

  • Experience/Level: Postdoctoral fellows or junior faculty with an interest in establishing a research career and commit to a year-long training program

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GUMSHOE

Overview

  • Duration: 3-day in-person kickoff followed by 6 months of virtual bi-weekly subgroup meetings

  • Unique Approaches: Each cohort has a diverse, distinct population focus and offers extensive engagement with NIH Grant Program Officials

  • Intended Audience: Researchers with minimal or no grant writing experience

Eligibility

  • U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency

  • Grant Writing Experience: Minimal

  • Experience/Level: Postdoctoral fellows, junior faculty, or the equivalent who are developing an application for submission to one of the following

  • Employment: Applicants must be employed by an agency, organization, or institution eligible to apply for and to receive NIH research awards
 

 

Key Dates

All programs are currently In Progress

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NRMN P3

  • Duration:  2-day in person kickoff followed by 5 months of bi-weekly virtual meetings, concluding with a 1-day mock study section

  • Unique Approaches:  Structured, writing intensive, small group with built-in mock study section review

  • Intended Audience:  Researchers who are ready to write at program start, preparing a new or resubmitting a revised NIH K- or R-series proposal

Eligibility

  • U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency

  • Grant Writing Experience: Moderate to advance

  • Experience/Level: Junior faculty or postdoctoral fellows with a faculty position secured and working on K- or R-series NIH proposal (new or revised)

  • Local Mentorship: Has a local mentor (or peer) to provide scientific review of proposal during its development (signed agreement required)

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NU MODEL

Overview

  • Duration:  2-day in-person kickoff followed by 3-4 months of virtual subgroup meetings scheduled as needed

  • Unique approaches:  Real-time feedback, strong emphasis on rhetorical patterns that are common to many NIH-style proposals

  • Intended Audience:  Researchers who are ready to write at program start, preparing new or resubmitting a revised NIH K-or R-series proposal; special groups for R01-A1 submissions are also available

Eligibility

  • U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency

  • Grant Writing Experience: Moderate 

  • Experience/Level: Postdoctoral fellows and Junior faculty who are:
    • Ready to write at program start and planning to submit a proposal with a 4-8 month submission window and
    • Preparing new or resubmission of an NIH F32, K- or R-series proposal

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SETH

Overview

  • Duration:  2-day in-person kickoff followed by 4-6 months of virtual subgroup meetings scheduled as needed

  • Unique Approaches:  Real-time feedback, strong emphasis on rhetorical patterns that are common to many NIH-style proposals

  • Intended Audience: Researchers who are ready to write at program start or preparing new or resubmitting a revised NIH K-or R-series proposal 

Eligibility

  • U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency

  • Grant Writing Experience: Moderate 

  • Experience/Level: Postdoctoral fellows & Junior faculty who are:
    • Ready to write at program start and planning to submit a proposal with a 4-8 month submission window and
    • Preparing new or resubmission of an NIH F32, K- or R-series proposal

 

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NRMN CAN

Overview

  • Duration:  2-day in-person kickoff followed by 3-4 months of campus-based subgroup meetings scheduled as needed

  • Unique approaches:  Real-time feedback, strong emphasis on rhetorical patterns found in NIH-style proposals, and in-person campus-based grant writing groups

  • Intended Audience:  Researchers who are ready to write at program start and preparing new or resubmitting a revised NIH F32 or K-or R-series proposal

Eligibility

  • U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency

  • Grant Writing Experience: Moderate

  • Experience/Level: Postdoctoral fellows and Junior faculty who are from a Big Ten Academic Alliance/NRMN-CAN participating institution who are:
    • Ready to write at program start and planning to submit a proposal with a 4-8 month submission window
    • Preparing new or resubmission of NIH F32, K- or R-series proposal

 

 


*Due to NIH restrictions on providing funding and resources to employees or contractors of the NIH Intramural Program through extramural funds, postdoctoral fellows currently working at NIH are not eligible to participate in NRMN grant writing coaching groups.