Call for Nomination: Janett Rosenberg Trubatch Career Development Award 2020 [Award Amount Upto Rs. 1 L]: Submit by May 22: Expired


Nominations for the Janett Rosenberg Trubatch Career Development Award 2020 is now open.

The Janett Rosenberg Trubatch Career Development Award, supported by the Trubatch Family, recognizes originality and creativity in research and promotes success during academic transitions prior to tenure.

This award, previously known as the Career Development Award until 2011, was renamed in 2011 to honor Janett Rosenberg Trubatch.

  • Nominees with a PhD or MD (or equivalent) that have completed fewer than 10 years of full-time work (Time taken off for child-rearing does not count in these totals. Part-time work and other special circumstances are evaluated at the discretion of the committee.)
  • Candidates working in non-academic environments if their work is published and meets academic standards
  • Nominees cannot have received university tenure before nomination deadline.
  • Nominations of women are especially encouraged.
Nomination Criteria
  • Self-nomination is not permitted.
  • Nominees do not need to be SfN members.
  • Nominations must be made or endorsed by an SfN member.
  • No person may nominate more than one candidate.
  • Current SfN officers and councilors are ineligible for nomination.
  • Due to potential conflicts of interest, members of the selection committee may not be the nominees, and they cannot serve as nominators nor write letters of recommendation for this prize.
Nomination Material
  • One nomination letter
  • Maximum of two optional letters of recommendation.
  • One letter must include a summary of past, present, and future research (two-page maximum).
  • Current CV

Two recipients each year receive a $2,000 award and complimentary registration to SfN’s annual meeting. The award is presented at the Celebration of Women in Neuroscience Luncheon held during the meeting.

How to Submit?

Interested applicant can submit a nomination through this link.

Submission Deadline

May 22, 2020


Phone:  (202) 962-4000

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