New/Junior Faculty Programs

The NDSU Provost’s Office / Faculty Affairs, the Office of Teaching and Learning, and the Research and Creative Activity Office are collaborating to provide new faculty programs on topics related to research, teaching, and service throughout the 2022-23 academic year.

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Profiles will be shared on the RCA page and in the RCA Update newsletter.

2024 Spring Sessions

January 11, 2024 


Nueta, Memorial Union

NIH New/Junior  Investigator Kick-off meeting  

Formal Presentation on NIH Workshop series and coffee- hours, this session includes lunch, informal networking discussions of pre-post award, non-NIH, NSF funders.  

January 19th 

Due at 5pm


Applications for NIH program due 

Infoready Applications for NIH seminar series 

January 19-25th 



Review of NIH program applications 

Internal review by RCA (selected cohort capped at 15) 

January 26 



NIH Program Participants announced 

Emails to selected participants 

January 30, 2023 



NSF Career Applicants Kick-off 

Heidi presents overview, Britt Heidinger presents her experiences/tips (maybe ARFS is present) Hand-out Workbooks, Situate the Calendar - Understanding where your research fits within the NIH Center/Institute paradigm, identifying a PA, PAR, RFA 

February 8, 2024 



Visiting Speaker

Dr. Kadirvel visits to talk about "Tips and Tricks for Academia-Industry Collaborations"

Cradle to Grave - Pre/Post terminology and support followed by Informal networking (Rescheduled to March 26)

February 28, 2024 



NSF Career Award Series 

Proposal Development: Outline, Intellectual Merit, Broader Impacts 

February 29, 2024 


Room of Nations

NIH Program 

What gaps in knowledge would you fill with a particular study? What’s your long-term plan of study? Using NIH RePORTER, Identify Co-PIs   

March 20, 2024 


Meadow Lark 

NSF Career Award Series 

Education plan 

March 21, 2024 



NIH Program 

Background/Literature Reviews / drafting compelling, hypothesis-driven, Specific Aims. Reaching out to Program Officers. 

March 26, 202411-1pmNew/Junior Faculty Dop-in coffee hourCradle to Grave - Pre/Post terminology and support followed by Informal networking

April 4, 2024 



New/Junior Faculty Communicating Your Research 

Fred will talk to researchers about communicating their research to a variety of audiences 

April 17, 2024 



NSF Career Award 

Working drafts of sections - peer-review of sections/proposals 

April 18, 2024 



NIH Programming 

Writing for success – Creating an outline, develop a writing schedule, familiarity with Format/Specifications, remaining proposal components, Understanding Review Criteria and Study Sections – ongoing proposal development 

May 9, 2023 


Hendrickson Reception Area, Alumni Center 


End of year reception 

May 15, 2024 



NSF Career as needed 

As needed for proposal red-team review/editing 

May 16, 2024 



NIH program  

Non-research plan proposal components such as Human Subjects, Vertebrate Animal sections, Budgets, Facilities & Other Resources, Data Management Plan 

Other Faculty Programs
SciENcv individual or small group sessions available

NSF now requires the use of SciENcv to generate your BioSketch and Current and Pending Support documents for ALL grant applications. If you haven’t already managed to login and create a needed biosketch and current and pending support, and you would like some assistance, contact to set up a session,

We will accommodate in-person and zoom.

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