Professional Development – NSF

Professional Development - National Science Foundation (NSF)

On September 29, 2014 in Rudder 401, Research Development Services in the Texas A&M Division of Research will offer two half day sessions featuring Dr. Andreea Trache, Associate Professor, Department of Medical Physiology and Department of Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M University and Program Director, Division of Molecular & Cellular Biosciences, National Science Foundation. Dr. Trache is on temporary assignment at the National Science Foundation through the Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA). The two half day session opportunities for researchers relating to the NSF are as follows:

  1. Funding Opportunities at the National Science Foundation
  2. The Benefits of Serving as an IPA at the NSF

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"Funding Opportunities at the National Science Foundation (NSF)"

September 29, 2014 (8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Rudder 401)


Morning Session Target Audience: Junior faculty at Texas A&M University campuses including Galveston and Qatar.

Introduction by Dr. Glen A. Laine, Vice President for Research, Texas A&M University

Speaker: Dr. Andreea Trache, Associate Professor, Department of Medical Physiology and Department of Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M University and Program Director, Division of Molecular & Cellular Biosciences, National Science Foundation.

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"The Benefits of Serving as an IPA at the NSF"

September 29, 2014 (1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Rudder 401)


Afternoon Session Target Audience: Mid-career and senior faculty at Texas A&M University - College Station and Galveston

Introduction by Dr. Glen A. Laine, Vice President for Research, Texas A&M University

Speaker: Dr. Andreea Trache, Associate Professor, Department of Medical Physiology and Department of Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M University and Program Director, Division of Molecular & Cellular Biosciences, National Science Foundation.

Research faculty are invited to attend this seminar that will provide an overview of the Intergovernmental Personnel Agency (IPA) program through which Texas A&M University faculty can take up a temporary assignments in the NSF (and other federal agencies). Topics of discussion will include; location of appropriate opportunities, application, relocation, and the benefits of serving in an IPA position with the NSF.

 

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