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Office of Research Career Development (RCD)

Overview

The Research Career Development Program (RCD) offers workshops, classes and seminars in subjects that are crucial to an academic research career, including Grant Writing, Publishing Your Research and Identifying Funding Sources for Your Research. In addition, we offer symposia in Scientific Leadership & Professional Development.

In addition to the workshops and services that are currently offered, several new workshops are being developed.

Please check back with this website frequently to see announcements of these new training opportunities. RCD also co-sponsors events with the Office of Postdoctoral Scholars.

Upcoming Events

17Oct
1:00 PM | 660 W. Redwood Street, Howard Hall, Room 224 This session will cover AHRQ's research priorities, funding opportunities, and how to write competitive applications.
19Oct
9:00 AM | 621 W. Lombard Street, SMC Campus Center, Room 208 This workshop combines didactic information with exercises to help you understand your current conflict style and explore other options to expand your conflict management toolbox.
23Oct
1:30 PM | Howard Hall 450 "Tools for Industry Careers" Series, featuring Brad Fackler, Senior Director of the Office of BioHealth and Life Science at the State of Maryland Department of Commerce
25Oct
10:00 AM | 621 W. Lombard Street, SMC Campus Center, Room 349 Dr. Judy Hewitt from NIAID will speak about the problem of reproducibility in biomedical research, the NIH policy and resources, as well as take questions.
27Oct
9:00 AM | 685 W. Baltimore St., MSTF Building, Room 316 This interactive workshop will assist faculty in identifying non-NIH sources of funding for their research.
31Oct
9:00 AM | 660 W. Redwood Street, Howard Hall, Room 450 This seminar focuses on tips for writing a clear scientific research paper, with an emphasis on the structure and content of a paper, but also providing some writing tips.
2Nov
9:00 AM | 621 W. Lombard Street, SMC Campus Center, Room 349 This workshop is designed as an introduction to grant writing for investigators with little or no experience writing an NIH or other peer-reviewed grant application.
3Nov
9:00 AM | 621 W. Lombard Street, SMC Campus Center, Room 351 This seminar is intended to help investigators understand this role and establish an effective working relationship with a biostatistician.
6Nov
1:30 PM | Howard Hall 450 "Tools for Industry Careers" Series, featuring Brad Fackler, Senior Director of the Office of BioHealth and Life Science at the State of Maryland Department of Commerce
20Nov
1:30 PM | Howard Hall 450 "Tools for Industry Careers" Series, featuring Brad Fackler, Senior Director of the Office of BioHealth and Life Science at the State of Maryland Department of Commerce
21Nov
9:00 AM | 621 W. Lombard Street, SMC Campus Center, Room 351 Gain insight into how to write a competitive grant application.
28Nov
9:00 AM | 660 W. Redwood Street, Howard Hall, Room 450 During this session, participants will receive advice on how to respond to reviewers which is an important aspect of submitting a research paper.
4Dec
1:30 PM | Howard Hall 450 "Tools for Industry Careers" Series, featuring Brad Fackler, Senior Director of the Office of BioHealth and Life Science at the State of Maryland Department of Commerce
18Dec
1:30 PM | Howard Hall 450 "Tools for Industry Careers" Series, featuring Brad Fackler, Senior Director of the Office of BioHealth and Life Science at the State of Maryland Department of Commerce

Associate Dean

Wendy Sanders, MA