SACNAS Career Development Workshop
for Pre- and Post-doctoral Scholars

How to be a Competitive Postdoc: Securing Funding
Friday, October 3 from 8 to 9:30 am
Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)
2003 National Conference
October 2-5 in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Download the preliminary conference program.
Pre-register for the conference. New Deadline September 17.
Postdocs interested in financial aid for travel and lodging should direct inquiries to

Postdoc Workshop Panelists:

  • Robin Arnette
    Editor, AAAS Minority Scientists Network
    "Science's Next Wave as a resource for finding fellowships and grants"

  • Carter Kimsey
    Fellowship Coordinator, National Science Foundation
    "National Science Foundation Minority Postdoctoral Research Fellowships"

  • Christine O'Brien
    Program Supervisor, National Research Council
    "Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships for Minorities"

  • John Carlos Garza
    Assistant Adjunct Professor, University of California-Santa Cruz
    "University of California President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program"

  • Ericka Lawson
    Founder, Lawson Scientific Career Development
    "Transition awards for experienced postdocs"

  • Alberto I. Roca
    Workshop Organizer and Chair
    NSF Minority Postdoctoral Fellow, Rice University
    University of California President's Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California-Irvine

Postdocs are also invited to have lunch together during the keynote on Friday October 3.
Meet at the information desk at 11:45 am.


SACNAS Postdoc Booth #109

Exhibition Hall on Friday and Saturday
Learn more about the postdoc experience by interacting with our guests:

Postdoc book There will be free copies available of the COSEPUP book "Enhancing the Postdoctoral Experience for Scientists and Engineers: A Guide for Postdoctoral Scholars, Advisors, Institutions, Funding Organizations, and Disciplinary Societies"

11-Jun-03 DRAFT Workshop Flyer
Workshop Flyer

Sloan The SACNAS Postdoctoral Career Development Project is supported by the Sloan Foundation

Copyright © 2003, A.I.Roca, SACNAS
last modified 9-17-03