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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Twitter chat on Behavioral Sciences Careers in Academia | March 28th | 2 PM EST

Twitter chat on Behavioral Sciences Careers in Academia | March 28th | 2 PM EST



The Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) at the National Institutes of Health will like to invite you to join the upcoming Twitter chat on Behavioral Sciences Careers in Academia. The panelists on this chat will be discussing and answering questions on applying for faculty positions in the fields of Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Social Sciences, Public Health, and Epidemiology. This session will be live on Friday, March 28th, 2014 from 2 – 3 pm EDT. Please join the conversation using #OBSSRchat. You may follow the stream of tweets at @NIHOBSSR or at http://twubs.com/obssrchat. You can find more information on the twitter chat at http://obssr.od.nih.gov/news_and_events/obssr_twitter_chats/index.aspx 


The panelists on this chat are Marc Adams, PhD, MPH, Arizona State University, Vicki Johnson-Lawrence, PhD, MS, University of Michigan,  Robert Kaplan, PhD, MA, Director, NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (Former faculty at University of California, Los Angeles,  and  Karen McDonnell, PhD, George Washington University.

OBSSR is dedicated to the training and career development of the next generation. This series will highlight types of jobs available for persons with MA, MS, MPH, or PhDs in the fields of Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Social Sciences, Public Health, and Epidemiology.  This is not a job fair. Rather it is an opportunity to explore different career paths; to understand the different responsibilities and expectations; and to hear advice on strategies for applying and for succeeding in the field.   


Please share this information with your members, social media community and anyone who will be interested in this topic. Below are sample tweets, Facebook post and graphics for sharing.


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  • Pursuing a career in behavioral sciences, psychology and public health?  Are you interested in faculty positions in behavioral science?  Join the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research and a panel of faculty on March 28, 2014 from 2-3pm EDT for a Twitter chat on Careers in Behavioral Sciences in Academia? Join the conversation using the hashtag #OBSSRchat. Follow @NIHOBSSR. Learn more – [http://go.usa.gov/KUGd]


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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Spatial Humanities (University of Virginia) (+playlist)