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December 1, 2016

Update on the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Impact on UW Post-docs

As announced earlier, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued in May the final ruling that mandates an increase in the minimum salary for postdocs. However, recently a federal court injunction has suspended the new requirement causing some uncertainty as to how the university would react. We are happy to inform all postdocs that this uncertainty…


November 27, 2016

November Conversation Recap – Postdoc Funding Resources

Though many funding opportunities are available for postdoctoral researchers, funding opportunities are highly competitive and finding opportunities specific to you is a daunting task. The UWPA hosted Rochelle Lundy from Graduate Funding and Information Services and Anna Salyer from UW Tacoma Libraries at our November conversation focused on funding available to both US and international researchers,…


October 24, 2014

NIH: Clarification of K99 – 4 year Limit of Postdoctoral Research Eligibility

Part 2. Section III. Eligibility Information 1. Eligible Applicants Currently reads: Eligible Individuals (Program Director/Principal Investigator) K99 applicants must have no more than 4 years of postdoctoral research experience at the time of the initial or the subsequent resubmission or revision application, and must be in mentored, postdoctoral training positions to be eligible to apply…


October 16, 2014

AAAS Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science

“The AAAS Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science, established in 2010, recognizes early-career scientists and engineers who demonstrate excellence in their contribution to public engagement with science activities. A monetary prize of $5,000, a commemorative plaque, complimentary registration to the AAAS Annual Meeting, and reimbursement for reasonable hotel and travel expenses to attend…


Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Awards at the Scientific Interface

Career Awards at the Scientific Interface BWF’s Career Awards at the Scientific Interface (CASI) provide $500,000 over five years to bridge advanced postdoctoral training and the first three years of faculty service. These awards are intended to foster the early career development of researchers who have transitioned or are transitioning from undergraduate and/or graduate work…


Fulbright U.S. Scholars Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholars Program The competition for academic year 2015-2016 launched in February, and Fulbright is eager to engage postdoctoral and early career academics through new opportunities in a range of countries and fields.  Postdoctoral/early career grants target U.S. scholars who have recently completed their doctoral degrees, with over 170 awards in more than 80…