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Mid-Career Research Development Fellows Program | Early Career Research Development Fellows Program | Current Workshops | Previous Workshops

The Office of Research and Economic Development continues to invest in our existing faculty through ResearchFRST. The program offers resources, support and training that enable professional development, large interdisciplinary project grant support, research incentive programs, innovation technology development and implementation, and Core Facilities support. For more information, contact us at umcresearch@missouri.edu.

 

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Research Development Programs

Mid-Career Research Development Fellows Program

The Mid-Career Research Development Fellows Program will provide research development opportunities to post-tenure/mid-career faculty prior to promotion to full Professor.

Application materials are due Wednesday, July 15, 2020. Applicants will be notified by mid-August. Those who are selected to participate in the inaugural Mid-Career Research Development Fellows Program will receive a schedule of workshops and additional information about upcoming program events.

Click here to apply.

 

Early Career Research Development Fellows Program

The Early Career Research Development Fellows Program is a three-year cohort-based program for new faculty that will comprise four components: professional development; individualized research development support; agency engagement; and individualized career development support.

Applications are welcome from full-time, pre-tenure faculty who are in the early stages of developing a research program. Visiting, adjunct and research-track faculty and professors of practice are not eligible to apply. Program participation is limited to 15 fellows for the first pilot cohort.

Application materials are due Wednesday, July 15, 2020. Applicants will be notified by mid-August. Those who are selected to participate in the inaugural Early Career Research Development Fellows Program will receive a schedule of workshops and additional information about upcoming program events.

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Fall 2020 Workshops

September 4
Finding Funding
Join us for an overview of how to find funding opportunities using resources available to you at Mizzou.
Noon, Friday, Sept. 4, 2020

October 2
Effective Collaboration & Mentoring
How do you find a mentor? How do you initiate a new collaboration? Our panel will discuss strategies and tips for building successful research and professional relationships.
Noon, Friday, Oct. 2, 2020

November 6
Early CAREER awards
Join our experts to learn more about NSF & NIH early career awards.
Noon, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020

December 4
Writing Workshop
Learn new ways to break through your academic writers’ block.
Noon, Friday, Dec. 4, 2020

 

Previous Workshops

Grant Professional Office Hours – Addressing Weaknesses in Proposals
2-3:00 p.m. Thursday, June 25, 2020
Zoom meeting

NSF Career Workshop & Education Plan Consultations
11 - 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Zoom meeting

Resubmitting Your Proposal: Tips for Success
12 - 1:00 p.m. Friday, April 17, 2020
Zoom meeting - View Recorded Session
View Presentation
Handout - Resubmitting Your Proposal Additional Resources

Finding Funding
12 - 1:00 p.m. Friday, April 10, 2020
Zoom meeting - View Recorded Session
View Presentation
Handout - Finding Funding Additional Resources
Handout - Assessing the Match Matrix
Handout - Pivot Quick Start Guide

Technology Advancement & Commercialization
12 - 1:00 p.m. March 5, 2020
Stotler Lounge III, Memorial Union

Broader Impacts & Public Engagement
12 - 1:00 p.m. Feb. 14, 2020
Stotler Lounge III, Memorial Union

Fundamentals of Being a Principal Investigator Workshop
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020
7:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, 2020
State Historical Society of Missouri, 605 Elm St.
A free two-day workshop on the Fundamentals of Being a Principal Investigator. Sessions guided you through the research development process from submission to project management. The workshop also featured dynamic presentations from Andrew Minigan Director of Strategy for the NSF-funded Right Question Institute on how to create transformative research questions for your next proposal. Information was appropriate for researchers at all stages of their career.
Download resources from this workshop: Draft Agenda, Andrew Minigan's Session Description and Bio

 

Last Updated: July 31, 2020