Career Development

Current Career Development Opportunities

Deborah E. Powell Center for Women's Health Training

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute and the Deborah E. Powell Center for Women's Health offers training programs to support early-career faculty investigators as they build independent research careers. Information about these intramural programs can be found below.

Foundations of Scholarly Writing Seminar Series

  • Session 1: What should I write about? Where can I publish? (7-13-2015)
  • Session 2: Maximizing Your Writing Productivity; Addressing Micro-level Writing Problems (7-20-2015)
  • Session 3: Meeting Readers' Expectations for IMRaD; Responding to Reviewers (8-3-2015)
  • Session 4: Types of Grants Available; UMN Logistics of Submitting a Grant (8-10-2015)
  • Session 5: Foundations of Scholarly Writing; Best Practices for Writing the Main Sections of a Grant Proposal (08-17-2015)

National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity: Faculty Success Program

The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD) is an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community of graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and faculty members. The University of Minnesota’s Twin Cities Campus has been an institutional member of NCFDD since September of 2016. The highly acclaimed Faculty Success Program is an intensive virtual boot camp offered through NCFDD that combines empirically tested methods, coaching, peer discussions, and accountability tools to help academics thrive in their careers and achieve healthy work-life balance. A session of the FSP runs in the spring, summer, and fall. 
Application Deadlines: 
Spring: October 15 
Summer: March 1 
Fall: June 15 

Submission Guidlines and Application Materials