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Academia

Science, Math, and Engineering Career Resources. A large collection of articles related to Ph.D. careers.

An NIH Site Visit Need Not Provoke a Tension Headache. By Liane Reif-Lehrer; from the September 17, 1990 issue of The Scientist.

Science Community Gives Mixed Review to 'Triage' Article on use of triage in grant review at NIH. By Liane Reif-Lehrer; from the November 28, 1994 issue of The Scientist.

Following Instructions is Critical to Success of a Grant Application. By Liane Reif-Lehrer; March 4, 1996 issue of The Scientist.

Proposal Writing Services Give Researchers A Competitive Edge By Stephen P. Hoffert; from the January 19, 1998 issue of The Scientist.

Effective Teaching is a Skill that Researchers Can Learn. By Liane Reif-Lehrer; from the June 28, 1993 issue of The Scientist.

For Today's Scientist, Skill In Public Speaking Is Essential By Liane Reif-Lehrer; from the May 14, 1990 issue of The Scientist.

BMEnet Job Openings Listing of position openings in biomedical engineering.

Industry

BMEnet Job Openings Listing of position openings in biomedical engineering.

U.S. Government

Useful Web Sites for Nih Applicants

The NIH Home Page: http://www.nih.gov

Special Programs at NIH

R03/Small Grant Program (AG, AI, CA, DA. DC, DE, DK, HD, HL, MH): http://www.nih.gov/grants/funding/r03.htm

AREA or R15 for Non-Research Intensive Colleges and Universities: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/area.htm

SBIR/STTR Homepage: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/sbir.htm

The K Awards: http://www.nih.gov/training/careerdevelopmentawards.htm

THE FUNDING COMPONENTS OF NIH

Homepages of the NIH Institutes and Offices: http://www.nih.gov/icd/

The NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts Program Announcements (PAs)/ Request for Applications (RFAs): http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/index.html

The Application Process

NIH Grant Application (PHS 398) Instructions/Guidelines and Forms: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/forms.htm

NIH Modular Grant Information, Q&A, Sample Budget and Biosketch: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/modular/modular.htm

Application Receipt, Referral and Review: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/submissionschedule.htm

Center for Scientific Review http://www.csr.nih.gov/

The Review Process

Descriptions of Initial Review Groups at the Center for Scientific Review: http://www.csr.nih.gov/review/irgdesc.htm

NIH Center for Scientific Review Study Section Rosters: http://www.csr.nih.gov/committees/rosterindex.asp

Foreign Scientists in the Intramural Program:

Fogarty International Center-Visiting

Individuals interested in a Visiting Program fellowship award or appointment should write to NIH senior scientists working in the same research field, enclosing a resume and brief description of their particular research area. Information about the research being conducted by NIH scientists and their names  

National Science Foundation

NSF Science Resource Studies
Science and engineering statistics compiled by the NSF.  

CBDNet Government's free electronic version of the Commerce Business Daily with search.

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SBIR News Up to date SBIR news provided by Jade Research Corporation.