The Nebraska Water Center is especially interested in helping assistant professors get their careers off to a great start. Here are some opportunities and ideas especially for junior faculty.
The Experienced Viewpoint: Assistant Professor Networking/Mentoring Events.
The Nebraska Water Center has hosted several small, casual events to give assistant professors a chance to meet colleagues and potential collaborators, and to learn from senior faculty and external partners. Notes from some of the events are included here:
Advice on Post-Grant Administration
Suggestions and comments from senior faculty Shashi Verma, School of Natural Resources, and Bruce Dvorak, Civil Engineering; And Belinda Gillam, Office of Sponsored Programs November 4, 2011
Advice on Digital Data Storage and Management
Suggestions and comments from UNL Library faculty Scott Childers and Leslie Delserone. February 25, 2011
Advice on Inter/MultidisciplinaryWork and Miscellaneous Issues
The Experienced Viewpoint: Advice on Inter/MultidisciplinaryWork and Miscellaneous Issues (notes from the event)
Advice on Working with Natural Resources Districts
A networking/mentoring lunch was held on Thursday, April 8, 2010, in 901 Hardin Hall. The topic was working with Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) and included advice from senior faculty Hong Chen and Dave Shelton, with Dean Edson, Executive Director, Nebraska Association of Natural Resources Districts, and John Miyoshi, General Manager, Lower Platte North NRD.
The Experienced Viewpoint: Advice on Working with NRDs (notes from the event)
Advice on Working with non-RFA/RFP Funders
Start Your Research Right Guide
Start Your Research Right:
This 25-page booklet, pubished by UNL's Office of Research, lists a number of grant opportunities for early career faculty and identifies resources at UNL that support excellence in research, scholarship and creative activity.
NURAMP (Research Administration Management Program) is an educational program for university employees or students engaged in research and creative activity, as well as administrative staff who support research. The program includes a regular workshop series offered every semester and other training activities, as well as an e-library of short, narrated Power Point presentations on topics related to research administration. NURAMP is offered by the Office of Research and Economic Development.
You’ve got a great idea, great research, a great story to tell. Now you need a great presentation.