February 22, 2010

Notices — Feb. 22, 2010

2010 Provost’s Undergraduate Research Awards — All Johns Hopkins freshmen, sophomores and juniors are invited to apply for the 2010 Provost’s Undergraduate Research Awards.

The PURA program, now entering its 18th year, affords undergraduates opportunities to conduct original research under the guidance of faculty sponsors at Johns Hopkins. PURA recipients can receive academic credit or awards of up to $2,500, which can be used to defray costs associated with research projects. Research is conducted in either the summer or fall. Please note: Seniors are not eligible.

Students from all disciplines are encouraged to submit research proposals. Sponsors must be full-time faculty but can be from any division of the university. Summer proposals are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, March 5. Fall proposals are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, March 26, and should be submitted online. For applications and more information, go to www.jhu.edu/pura or e-mail pura@jhu.edu.

The Johns Hopkins Interdisciplinary Training Program in Biobehavioral Pain Research — Applications are being accepted for the Johns Hopkins Interdisciplinary Training Program in Biobehavioral Pain Research, which is funded through an NIH Roadmap for Medical Research grant. The program aims to prepare fellows to work within an interdisciplinary research team to address the complex challenge of pain.

Through course work, mentored research experiences, a research project and preparation of grant applications and of papers, fellows will receive training in two or more areas of expertise—behavioral/social science, neuroscience or clinical research.

The application deadline is Feb. 28. To apply, go to www.hopkinspainfellowship.org. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply; the NIH salary structure is followed.

Announcing New Travel Award — The Hon. Ruth D. Vogel Fund for Professional Development will give up to four awards per year, of $500 each, to JHMI students, residents or postdoctoral fellows, for travel or related expenses to attend a scientific workshop, conference or similar scholarly meeting. The candidate must be the presenting author of a talk or poster. Applications will be reviewed by a committee of faculty and senior staff. The application deadline is March 15. Awards will be announced on April 1.

To obtain the application form, e-mail jhmipdo@jhmi.edu.

Public Health Career Fair 2010 — The 26th Annual Public Health Career Fair will be held from from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Friday, March 5, in the Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Feinstone Hall and Gallery. Sponsored by the Career Services Office, the fair is open to all undergraduate and graduate students and no registration is required. The event provides a convenient location for students to meet with representatives from around the country to discuss employment opportunities, consultancies, internships, and to obtain career information in the corporate, government and nonprofit sectors. Among the employers scheduled to attend are Booz Allen Hamilton, Centers for Disease Control, USAID, MD Dept. of Mental Health and Hygiene, American Red Cross, Management Sciences for Health, and Family Health International.

For more information, go to www.jhsph .edu/careers or call 410-955-3034.