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03/27/2019 How to Write a Successful NSF Career Proposal

Wednesday, March 27
8:30 – 11 AM (breakfast provided from 8:30-9 AM)
423 King Shaw Hall (ILR Conference Center)
Please register by March 22

Tailored to pre-tenured faculty, this session will provide tips and advice on writing NSF CAREER proposals with a particular focus on the overall proposal content as well as the educational outreach/broader impacts component. The workshop will:

  • orient you to the CAREER solicitation and its unique requirements and goals;
  • explain the Broader impacts section and the types of education and outreach programs that are successful;
  • arm you with tools from past awardees on how to shape your research and education goals, and
  • introduce you to staff resources who can help you prepare a successful proposal.


Kathy Dimiduk, Director, James McCormick Family Teaching Excellence Institute
Nate Foster, Associate Professor, Computer Science (CAREER winner 2013)
Katie Keranen, Associate Professor, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (CAREER WINNER 2016)
Michelle Kortenaar, Director of Programs, Sciencenter, Ithaca, NY
Michael Sheehan, Nancy and Peter Meinig Family Investigator in the Life Sciences, and Assistant Professor (CAREER Winer 2018)

Contact Information

Office of Faculty Development and Diversity
122 Day Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
Ph: 607.255.6867
Fax: 607.255.4672