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Research Funding through NIH Diversity Supplements for ALL Academic Levels

In an effort to support our diverse UW student communities, several units and centers across UW are supporting a student workshop and information sharing for students and faculty interested in taking advantage of NIH Diversity Supplements. Diversity Supplements can provide between 6 months to 5 years of funding (research funds, tuition, stipend and health insurance) for students and alumni supported by a faculty mentor/supervisor holding an eligible NIH grant.

 

What:  Virtual Workshop Research Funding through NIH Diversity Supplements

for ALL academic levels (undergraduate, post-bacs, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows)

 

When: Tuesday, April 27th from 3-5 pm

 

Registration: https://tinyurl.com/DivSuppWorkshop

 

Who should attend? 

This virtual workshop is intended for eligible undergraduates, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and early career faculty. For graduate students, post-docs, and faculty, supplements are intended support your transition into independent research careers. For undergraduate students, supplements are intended to give students a hands-on research experience.

 

What are Diversity Supplements?

Diversity Supplements are administrative grants that tie into existing NIH grants held by faculty. They directly align with the UW Diversity Blueprint, increasing a diverse student body and future workforce. Supplements provide up to 5 years of funding for research, professional development and academic support (i.e., tuition, stipend and health insurance).

 

Who is eligible to apply for NIH Diversity Supplements?  

Eligible applicants are US Citizens, non-citizen US nationals, and permanent residents that meet ONE or more of the following eligibility criteria: individuals from underrepresented racial/ethnic groups; individuals with disabilities; and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. For more information, please see eligibility criteria.

 

How much support do they provide to students and post-docs?

Diversity Supplements may provide up to 5 years of funding, which includes additional research funds, tuition, stipend and health insurance, so that you can focus on your coursework and research project.

 

What information will the workshop provide?

Join any or all workshop sessions –  Tuesday, April 27th

 

3:00 – 4:00 pm Part I: General information Session

  • Eligibility Criteria
  • Funding for tuition, stipend, benefits & more
  • Finding a faculty mentor and project
  • Application components
  • Process/Timeline
  • Additional resources

 

4:00 – 4:30 pm  Part II: Academic-level Breakout Session

Learn how to customize your application for undergraduate, graduate students, post-docs/faculty 

 

4:30 – 5:00 pm Part III: Faculty Meet-n-Greet Session

Informally meet faculty with eligible grants, learn about their projects and discuss potential supplemental projects 

 

Who is supporting this workshop? 

UW School of Public Health; UW School of Medicine (CEDI); UW Latino Center for Health; UW Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards; Center for AIDS Research (CFAR); Seattle Children’s; Fred Hutch; and University of California Irvine Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS)

University of Pittsburgh Communication Science and Disorders Jobs

The University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Department of Communication Science and Disorders is hiring!

Pittsburgh provides the perfect combination of ‘big city’ experiences and a ‘small town’ feel. The city offers world class professional sports, entertainment, museums, and parks. We’re also conveniently located to many major U.S. cities and family friendly destinations for travel and exploration–and have been named one of the most livable cities in the world.

Undergraduate Program Director
Assistant/Associate Professor, Appointment Stream

POSITION: Assistant/Associate Professor, Appointment Stream (outside of the tenure stream), Full-Time (12-month) faculty member to serve as Director of the Undergraduate Program. Apply for this position and learn more about the opportunity online at our careers site at Pitt.

Nominations and confidential inquiries may be sent to Search Committee Chair: Dr. Bernard Rousseau, rousseau.csd@pitt.edu.

Director of the MA/MS SLP Program
Associate/Full Professor, Appointment Stream

POSITION: Associate/Full Professor, Appointment Stream (outside of the tenure stream), Full-Time (12-month) faculty member to serve as Director of the MA/MS SLP Program. Apply for this position and learn more about the opportunity online at our careers site at Pitt.

Nominations and confidential inquiries may be sent to Search Committee Chair: Dr. Bernard Rousseau, rousseau.csd@pitt.edu.

Assistant/Associate Professor in Audiology
Appointment Stream

POSITION: Assistant/Associate Professor, Appointment Stream (outside of the tenure stream), Full-Time (12-month) faculty member to serve a key role in the AuD academic and clinical curriculum. Apply for this position and learn more about the opportunity online at our careers site at Pitt.

Nominations and confidential inquiries may be sent to Search Committee Chair: Dr. Catherine Palmer, palmercv@upmc.edu.

UW Libraries Fall Virtual Events

The UW Libraries and OWRC are offering several student-focused events this fall to support student connection, wellness, research and library skills.

  • Finding Your Balance: Balancing Research, Coursework and Life: join librarians and students for this interactive UW Wellness Week event on Thursday, Nov. 19, 3-4 pm PST.
  • Study Break with the Library, Wed, Dec. 2, 6-7 pm PST. Join students and the UW Libraries/OWRC for some fun, interactive (and informative) activities for you to de-stress and meet other students.
  • Virtual Library Study Room, Sun, Dec. 13, 4-8 pm PST. Study for finals with other students. We’ll provide study soundtracks, motivational tips, and opportunities to chat with librarians and other students.

Internship Position with Undergraduate Research Program

The Undergraduate Research Program is hiring! We are seeking a Program Development Intern (paid) to support URP’s mission and work with undergraduates engaged in research for the 2020-21 academic year.

Program Development Intern: https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/3975698

Students may apply here directly: https://forms.gle/V1F27q4cYeSbjcpU9

Scholars’ Studio: Call for Proposals

Scholars’ Studio: Call for Proposals (Open Theme)

  • Submit a proposal by Monday, October 26
  • Virtual event on Thursday, November 19

Send questions to mundtm@uw.edu Learn more and submit a proposal: http://bit.ly/formcfp20

 

Are you a graduate student who wants to communicate your capstone, research or pedagogy to a wider audience? Would you like to get feedback about your virtual presentation style from a group of supportive and interdisciplinary people? Then submit a proposal for an opportunity to present at the virtual Scholars’ Studio—a fun, low stakes way to give a 5 minute lightning talk!

 

Participate in Scholars’ Studio for the following reasons:

– To learn skills that are crucial for virtual presentations at conferences and the job market

– To focus the message of your research and hone your elevator pitch

– To work on communicating your capstone project, research or pedagogy to a wider audience

– To enliven your presentation with storytelling elements while having fun and finding community

 

This event is a collaboration between the UW Libraries Research Commons and Core Programs—Office of Graduate Student Affairs in The Graduate School.

Research Funding through NIH Diversity Supplements

Research Funding through NIH Diversity Supplements

Guest speakers: Dr. Tumaini Coker (Seattle Childrens), Dr. Chris Li (Fred Hutch), and Dr. Lisa Manhart (SPH)

Topics include:

  • Eligibility criteria
  • Funding for tuition, stipend, benefits, etc
  • Finding faculty mentors and projects
  • Process/timeline

Graduate Students, Post-Docs and Undergraduates interested in research from disadvantaged backgrounds are invited to attend:  Research Funding through NIH Diversity Supplements.

Registration and Information:

Please register at:  https://tinyurl.com/YAN7S5DA  for zoom link.

For more information, please see the Diversity Supplements FAQ by clicking here.

Contact Nora Coronado  ncorona@uw.edu  if you have further questions.

Non-UW Doctoral Funding Opportunity (AZ)

Fund your 4-year PhD in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences and get multicultural research training! Accepting students for 2020-2021 and 2021-2022!!!

Apply to our new program: Preparing Researchers in early Intervention for children with Disabilities from multicultural Environments (PRIDE).

This is a collaborative grant funded by the U.S. Department of Education to prepare doctoral students as researchers and future faculty with expertise in early assessment and intervention for children with disabilities from culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) backgrounds. This program is a collaboration between Arizona State University and the University of Arizona. Faculty from both sites will train and mentor students in research.

This opportunity is perfect for people who already have their CCCs.

Students accepted into PRIDE will receive a tuition waiver, stipend, health insurance, and funding to attend professional conferences.

 

To find out more, contact:

Dr. Nancy Scherer,
nancy.scherer@asu.edu

Dr. Laida Restrepo,
laida.restrepo@asu.edu

Dr. Mary Alt,
malt@email.arizona.edu

Dr. Leah Fabiano-Smith,
leahfabianosmith@email.arizona.edu

 

CF SLP Positions at the Lavi Institute (CA)

The Lavi Institute is currently looking to hire three CF SLPs for research/clinical based positions that focus on assessment of articulation and language (school age group) as well as social communication in children with ASD. This position offers a unique opportunity to gain clinical and research experience in research data collection, interpretation of results and research article preparation.

Starting salary is $86.000. Relocation assistance of $2000 will be provided to relocate to southern California where they are located.

Application:

If you are interested in this position or would like more information, please contact  Adriana Lavi at (909) 724-8564 or visit their website at Laviinstitute.com.

Volunteer for a Library Study and Earn up to $500

Volunteer for a library study and earn up to $500!

Are you a first-generation college student?

Are you a current UW student and at least 18 years of age?

Are you interested in making up to $500 this Winter quarter?

If so, consider volunteering for the UW Libraries Participatory Design study. The process will involve one or more interactive and creative activities per session. Participants and the UW Libraries will collaboratively work together to identify and create a UW Libraries service or resource that meets the specific needs of first-generation college students.

Selected participants will:

  • Be compensated at $25 per session. Payment will be distributed monthly via Husky Card or gift card.
  • Have refreshments at each session
  • Commit to two 1.5 hour sessions per week this Winter Quarter (1/6/20 – 3/13/20).
  • Have the opportunity to co-design and present research about the study.

Additional details about the study will be discussed at the first session.

Application:

To volunteer to be a participant, complete the Volunteer Interest Form. The form will be open until December 2.