The 2014 Postdoctoral Preparation Institute, taking place in Bethesda, MD, on June 5-6, is intended to bring together approximately 120 postdoctoral investigators who will soon be seeking their first independent positions. The application receipt deadline date is April 18, 2014 at 5:00 PM EDT. Space is limited.

Slides are now available for Dr. Michael Brenner's presentation, "Active Learning: Practical Tools & Techniques for Engaging Students."

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs is now seeking applicants for the Research Administration Fellowship. The Research Administration Fellowship is a 6-month program designed to provide future scientists and administrators with critical, CV-building experience in the field of research administration.

The deadline for application is extended to April 25, 2014.

The NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts now allows you to be notified when new NIH Guide postings match your search criteria. Search criteria can be customized to your interests (e.g., "diabetes" or "K01").

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a resource provided by Penn Behavioral Health. The EAP can assist with issues and challenges that may arise in your personal or professional life. Services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.