ATLS 7600 - ATLAS Research Career Development Course uri icon



  • A discussion-style class with brief lectures, expert panels, and research projects aimed at helping students to be competitive and successful in today�s job market. The course is broken up into four units: Ethics, which covers topics including implicit bias, responsible conduct of research (RCR, as required by NIH and NSF grants), intellectual property management, authorship, and designing research; Communication, which covers how to give critiques and conduct peer reviews for publications, how to negotiate needs, how to resolve conflicts (including across social and power strata), and how to give presentations; Professional Development, which focuses on job preparations including grant writing, panels with successful people in both industry and academia, CV and resume development, and how to interview well; and Work-Life Management, which will focus on successful self care practices, formation, use and function of student unions, and family and medical leave. Students will be required to complete weekly assignments as well as produce/participate in literature reviews, elevator pitches, career-related presentations (of choice), and grant proposal components. Previously offered as a special topics course.