Extended Programs

U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) Early Career Research (ECR) Program

UNH’s DoE ECR support program begins with an information session for eligible untenured, tenure-track assistant or associate professors with no more than 10 years beyond the Ph.D., working in areas of interest to DoE’s Office of Science.  The session includes an overview of the Program, pre-application requirements, and resources available for pre-application assistance.  A subsequent session covers how to write a competitive DoE ECR full application.  Individual assistance is available to UNH faculty applicants from a former DoE program manager.

When: TBD during fall semester 2020
Where: Via Zoom

How to apply: RSVP to announcement distributed in the late fall
For more information: Contact Lynnette Hentges

 
NSF CAREER Academy

This UNH program for pre-tenure, tenure-track faculty considering submitting an NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) proposal consists of workshops, seminars, and consulting assistance from January through late-July. Research and Large Center Development Office staff and guest speakers/panelists deliver content about the strategies to structure and integrate research and education plans, develop program officer relationships, learn about peer review, and craft proposal components. Other Academy highlights include a day trip to meet NSF Program Officers, dedicated writing and consultation time, and external technical draft proposal reviews.

Schedule:

Strategic Thinking about the NSF CAREER Program: An Introduction Session
When: TBD during fall semester 2020
Where: Via Zoom

How to apply: RSVP to invitation distributed to eligible faculty during the fall semester
NOTE: This program is limited to tenure-track faculty considering submitting an NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) proposal prior to tenure consideration

For more information: Contact Lynnette Hentges

 
UP-2-NIH

UP-2-NIH is UNH’s academic-year-long program of monthly seminars and workshops to promote competitive applications to the National Institutes of  Health (NIH) by researchers at any career level whose research activities are in the biomedical or behavioral sciences.  Faculty at any career level are nominated by department chairs in late spring, and apply during the summer for UP-2-NIH consideration. Selected participants attend monthly 3-hour workshops and seminars from September through May, aiming for NIH submissions within 8 months of program completion.  Program hallmarks include internal and external mentorship, external mentor campus visits, travel to an NIH Regional Seminar, and stipends upon NIH application submission. 

This program will be offered again in the 2021-2022 academic year.

For more information: Contact Lynnette Hentges

Contact Information

Kathy Cataneo
Director, Research Development
Phone: (603) 862-0357
k.cataneo@unh.edu

Lynnette Hentges
Senior Associate, Research Development
Phone: (603) 862-2002
lynnette.hentges@unh.edu

Michael Thompson
Senior Associate, Research Development
Phone: (603) 862-5255
michael.thompson@unh.edu