[Grad-postdoc-assn] [Fwd: National Postdoctoral Association E-Alert - July 9, 2009]

Paula Fisher paulad at ucar.edu
Tue Jul 21 13:56:18 MDT 2009

FYI....some of these items may be of interest to some of you.

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Subject: 	National Postdoctoral Association E-Alert - July 9, 2009
Date: 	9 Jul 2009 10:59:33 -0400
From: 	kthompson at nationalpostdoc.org
Reply-To: 	kthompson at nationalpostdoc.org
To: 	paulad at ucar.edu

*NPA E-Alert*
Maintained by the National Postdoctoral Association <undefined>


*Today's Topics:*
*1. Dr. Francis S. Collins Nominated to Head the National Institutes of 
2. Join Us for the First Annual National Postdoc Appreciation Day**
3. NPA Call for Board of Directors Nominations
4. Host the 2011 NPA Annual Meeting
5. Negotiating the Faculty Position Workshop*


*1. Dr. Francis S. Collins Nominated to Head the National Institutes of 
*President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Dr. Francis S. 
Collins as Director of the National Institutes of Health. The NPA is 
pleased with the nomination and looks forward to working with Dr. 
Collins on advancing postdoctoral issues.  To download the official 
press release, visit 

*2. Join Us for the First Annual National Postdoc Appreciation Day*
Mark your calendar and save the date for *September 24, 2009!* The 
National Postdoctoral Association wants to recognize the significant 
contribution that postdoctoral scholars make to the U.S. scientific 
research enterprise and, at the same time, to increase awareness of this 
contribution. Please join us by celebrating the *first annual National 
Postdoc Appreciation Day* and raise your voice with us. The NPA Outreach 
Committee has developed a toolkit to help us all celebrate, and the NPA 
staff will post the events on the Web site as soon as they receive the 
info. Click here 
<http://www.nationalpostdoc.org/meetings-and-events/appreciation> to 
learn more.

*3. NPA Call for Board of Directors Nominations
*The NPA is seeking six committed and energetic individuals to serve on 
its NPA Board of Directors for two-year terms. Service on the Board is 
an excellent opportunity to refine your skills and share your vision 
with a dynamic group. Service on the Board is not just for postdocs, so 
non-postdocs are strongly encouraged to apply. Nominations must be 
received before *August 14, 2009.  *For more nomination requirements and 
details visit http://www.nationalpostdoc.org/2009elections.  /(This 
section is restricted to members-only.  If you are not a member, click 
here <http://www.nationalpostdoc.org/membership/join-us> to join today.)/

*4. Host the 2011 NPA Annual Meeting
*The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) is now receiving 
applications to host its 2011 Annual Meeting. The NPA Annual Meeting is 
the only national meeting dedicated to the postdoctoral community and 
provides a venue for exchange of best practices and networking.  To 
download the RFP  and view information on previous Annual Meetings, 
visit the Annual Meetings 
page.  The deadline for applications is *July 10, 2009.*

*5. Negotiating the Ideal Faculty Position Workshop
*Rice University is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of 
science and engineering faculty and students. As part of this goal, Rice 
University is sponsoring an exciting workshop for senior women graduate 
students and postdocs who are interested in pursuing an academic career. 
The workshop, "Negotiating the Ideal Faculty Position," will be held 
October 18-19, 2009, in Houston, TX.  The workshop is designed to 
provide participants hands-on experience to enhance their knowledge of 
and ability to find the right faculty position. Airfare, hotel 
accomodations, and meals provided at no cost to workshop participants.  
For more details, visit 
Deadline to apply is *August 13, 2009*.

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