[Fwd: New Web Resource for Science Professionals]

Robert Owen (rowen@technologist.com)
Tue, 16 Nov 1999 15:52:00 -0500

Science Online Member Services wrote:

> Dear Colleague,
> There is a new resource for science postdocs on the Web. Next Wave's
> Career Development Center
> (http://nextwave.sciencemag.org/feature/careercenter.shtml)
> is a free, comprehensive source of advice and guidance for young
> scientists pursuing academic research career in today's scientific
> community. In conjunction with our network of experts, we offer
> practical advice on a variety of topics including: writing grant
> applications, review criteria, becoming faculty, designing your lab,
> budgeting and becoming an administrator.
> The site also includes up-to-date information on science policy
> issues, activities of postdoctoral associations around the country,
> changes in the funding landscape and current news events. Anyone who
> needs information about grants or funding can e-mail questions to the
> GrantDoctor, a weekly advice column (grantdoctor@aaas.org). In
> addition, researchers can link to GrantsNet (www.grantsnet.org). This
> free service helps researchers locate funding in the biological and
> medical sciences through a searchable database of over 580 programs.
> Next Wave's Career Development Center is published by Science and the
> AAAS. Major funding support comes from the Howard Hughes Medical
> Institute (www.hhmi.org) and the Burroughs Wellcome Fund
> (www.bwfund.org).
> Please forward this message to any of your colleagues who may also be
> interested in these issues.
> Cheers,
> Ellis Rubinstein
> Editor

Robert M. Owen
The Orion Institute
57 W. Morgan Street
Brevard, NC 28712-3659 USA