Building Your own Research Team

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NSF

NSF Awards and Grants

General information about awards available through the National Science Foundation (NSF). The NSF funds research and education in science and engineering, accounting for roughly 20% of federal support to academic institutions for basic research.

NSF Award Abstracts Database

A searchable database of awards available through the National Science Foundation (NSF)

NSF Special Programs for Postdoctoral Fellows

A list of NSF or awardee institution funding opportunities for postdoctoral fellows.

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National Postdoctoral Association

Information about the NPA and its program activities, which are focused in three key areas: advocacy and education, resource development, and community-building

Elsevier – Advancing Postdoc Women Clearinghouse

Information about the Elsevier Advancing Postdoc Women Clearinghouse and its services offered, including mentoring, career and professional development, and childcare support.

MinorityPostdoc.org

A web portal for the minority postdoctoral experience and STEM disciplines, featuring articles, resources, and events about career advice, professional development, jobs, funding, fellowships, mentoring, and diversity issues.

BMC Proceedings

Publishes selected collections of research articles, conference proceedings, reviews and reports as supplements, which are free to access online.

Carl Storm Underrepresented Minority Fellowships

Information on an opportunity for URM graduate students, post docs, faculty and scientists to receive funding assistance to attend their first GRC.

IBP Pathways to Science

Information on IBP programs offered, such as undergraduate summer research opportunities, graduate fellowships, postdoctoral positions, as well as resources and materials pertaining to recruitment, retention, and mentoring.

Mentoring

Mentee Selection Phase Resources

Resources from University of Wisconsin Madison to help with create a successful mentor/mentee match.

Alignment Phase Resources

Helpful links from University of Wisconsin Madison for articulating expectations and setting goals, roles, and timelines for a mentor/mentee relationship.

Cultivation Phase Resources

Helpful links from University of Wisconsin Madison for understanding how to tailor opportunities for the mentee, and how to use resources to empower them to succeed and become more independent.

Closure Phase Resources

Resources from University of Wisconsin Madison for framework or set of conditions in place for when the mentor/mentee relationship should change or end.

Impact of Training

Resources about the impact of mentor training from University of Wisconsin Madison.

Initial Mentoring Conversation

From University of Wisconsin Madison, how to best prepare for a successful mentor/mentee relationship, including strategies and questions to ponder.

Career Toolkit for Mentoring

Nature Job’s online toolkit of resources for effective mentoring.

Helping Your Mentee Write an Individual Development Plan

University of Wisconsin Madison’s various resources for Individual Development Plans and instructions for creating them.

“Assessing Fit” Checklist for Mentee Selection

A checklist from University of Wisconsin Madison for determining whether or not you have successfully found a good mentoring match.

5 Frameworks for Mentoring Compacts

From University of Wisconsin Madison, frameworks to help mentors customize compact documents in order to dynamically to structure regular conversations and ensure follow-thru.

WISC and NRMN Mentor Training

Information for those who wish to implement mentorship development workshops for research mentors in clinical and translational science, and the materials available.