Faculty Workshops and Events
- CARHS & RSCA Workshops and Events
- RTP Workshops
- RSCA Support
- Writing Supports
- External RSCA Grant Development Support (FREE)
- RSCA Reminders
CARHS Services: Editing and/or Statistical Consulting
The Center for Applied Research on Human Services (CARHS) is a resource center for CHHS faculty. Editing and statistical consulting services for faculty are available for free. More information about RSCA support can be found on http://www.sjsu.edu/carhs. Contact CARHS director Marcelle Dougan at firstname.lastname@example.org for a referral.
Planning and Negotiating Co-Authorship with Students
Tuesday, February 22 at 12pm to 1:15pm
- Emily Chan, Associate Dean, Research & Scholarship, SJSU Library
- Ann Agee, Faculty Director of Collections and Scholarly Communication, SJSU Library
- Nick Szydlowski Scholarly Communications & Digital Scholarship Librarian, SJSU Librarian
- Michelle Hampton, the Valley Foundation School of Nursing
This workshop will provide useful tips and resources for determining authorship (vs. acknowledgements) and for negotiating authorship before (and during) the manuscript development process. The workshop will include resources for communicating about/negotiating authorship in advance, varied definitions/parameters for authorship, and discussion/illustrations from session participants. Although the workshop will focus on co-authorship with students, the topics may also be of interest to faculty who co-author with community-partners or other scholars.
Register to attend the workshop using the link below. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. If you are unable to attend and would like to request access to a recording, please register and add your request to the comments section. https://sjsu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0sdOugrjgiHNwKRQG4FfC5k4b-nZMoBiJs
Qualitative Research Conversations - Session #1
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 (International Women's Day), 12pm to 1pm
- Facilitator: Ruvani Fonseka, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work
- Presenter: Amanda Miller, PhD, Postdoctoral Scholar at UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
- Project: Perspectives of Women Living with HIV on Addressing Violence and Use of Alcohol During HIV Services: Qualitative Findings from Fishing Communities in Uganda (link to manuscript: https://escholarship.org/content/qt9h0428sg/qt9h0428sg.pdf)
Interested in discussing qualitative research methods? These two “Qualitative Research Conversation” sessions will create an opportunity for faculty to share about challenges, successes and insights from their qualitative research. The facilitators/presenters will provide brief highlights of their work with a focus on any dimensions of their work that may be of interest, such as theory, methods, and/or overall challenges in qualitative or mixed methods studies. Copies of manuscripts related to the research mentioned in the session will be shared in advance (no pressure to read in advance and no pop quizzes!). Brief presentations will be followed by discussion and Q&A. Faculty of any level of experience with qualitative study designs and methods, as well as those wanting to learn more about how it is applied/used, are welcome to attend. If you are unable to attend this session, but are interested in a recording of the presentation segment of the session, or in future gatherings, please register in advance and add your request in the comments section. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Tuesday March 8 registration:
Intellectual Property and Working with Industry
Tuesday, March 15, noon to 1pm
- Presenter: Michael Muthig, Director, SJSU Office of Innovation
- Hosts: Anusha Yellamsetty, Dept of Audiology and Li Jin, Dept of Kinesiology
Are you involved in, or curious about, projects that may lead to innovations -- from
health apps to tools that may be used in health care or health education? This workshop
will demystify the landscape of intellectual property (IP) and provide practical tips
for working with industry. The first 30-40 minutes will focus on an overview of practical
information and tips, and the final 20 minutes will provide an opportunity for participants
to ask questions and discuss their own collaborations or project ideas.
Specific topics include:
- Introduction to IP- patents, copyright, trademarks, know-how and trade secrets.
- Capturing background IP and why it is important.
- Disclosing inventions and creative works
- Strategies for IP protection
- IP considerations related to publishing
- Working with industry - what is important and how to get started
Register to attend the workshop using the link below. To receive information if you
cannot attend, please register and share your request under comments/questions. You
will receive a Zoom link after registration:
Qualitative Research Conversations - Session #2
Friday, April 8, 2022, 12pm to 1pm
- Facilitator/Presenter: Laurie Drabble, Associate Dean for Research and Faculty, CHHS
- Project: The impact of COVID-19 on the health and well-being of sexual minority women: A qualitative study.
Interested in discussing qualitative research methods? These two “Qualitative Research
Conversation” sessions will create an opportunity for faculty to share about challenges,
successes and insights from their qualitative research. The facilitators/presenters
will provide brief highlights of their work with a focus on any dimensions of their
work that may be of interest, such as theory, methods, and/or overall challenges in
qualitative or mixed methods studies. Copies of manuscripts related to the research
mentioned in the session will be shared in advance (no pressure to read in advance and no pop quizzes!). Brief presentations will be followed by discussion and Q&A. Faculty of any level of experience with qualitative study designs and methods, as well as those wanting to learn more about how it is
applied/used, are welcome to attend. If you are unable to attend this session, but are interested in a recording of the presentation segment of the session, or in future gatherings, please register in advance and add your request in the comments section. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Friday, April 8, noon - 1pm RSVP:
Other Pending Events
The Center for Applied Research in Human Services offers workshops and hosts special events throughout the year. Please watch out for email notices of other special workshops in the coming weeks!
Mini-Review Drop-In Session
Date: Friday, February 4, from noon - 1pm.
We will have experts from University Personnel will be on hand to provide overall guidance about the mini-review and address logistics about using eFaculty. This session may be of particular interest to first- and second-year faculty. Please be sure to review the YouTube video about the mini-review and using eFaculty in advance of the session. Links to the video and other useful “how to” materials available through University Personnel/Faculty Affairs can be found here: https://www.sjsu.edu/up/mycareer/faculty/periodic-evaluations-faculty.php
Zoom link: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/88242340502
RTP Workshop for CHHS Faculty
Tuesday, May 17, 8am to 10am
- Facilitator: Audrey Shillington, Dean, CHHS
- Panel: Maggie Barrera, Vice Provost for Faculty Success; James Lee, Senior Director, University Personnel - Faculty Services; Deepika Goyal, CHHS Representative to University RTP Committee
This RTP workshop is intended for tenure-track and tenured faculty who are planning to submit RTP materials in the Fall of 2022 or who would like to plan ahead for a future submission. The workshop panel will include representatives from University Personnel/Faculty Affairs, the Vice Provost for Faculty Success, Office of the Provost, and faculty who are familiar with both college and university RTP committees.
Please follow the link below to register in advance for the workshop. The registration form includes an opportunity to post any questions you may have; an anonymous list of questions will be provided to the presenters: https://sjsu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUpduipqTwuGN08RKDxPzNpERNPaaT5cHTi
Faculty Toolkit on the Academic Affairs Resource Hub
Looking for information about using start-up funds, RSCA funding opportunities or resources, or using gift cards as incentives for research study participants? This web page offers a central location for information and links related to RSCA and faculty success. You will need to be logged in to your SJSU account to access. https://sites.google.com/sjsu.edu/aa-resource-hub/faculty-toolkit
Workshops through Research Development
Check out the terrific online training opportunities available to you through the
Research Development Team! Follow the link below to a series of grant getting workshops
(pending and recorded) to help faculty on the path to RSCA funding success:
Weekly Check-In & Accountability
Every Friday, 8:30 am to 9:00am (February 11 through May 20, 2022)
You are welcome to join weekly or whenever your schedule allows. This BRIEF weekly check-in with a small group of CHHS colleagues will allow you to 1) identify priority writing project/s for the coming week and 2) acknowledge any recent progress related to scholarly work and writing. If you would like to have a calendar invitation to the Friday morning check-in, please email Laurie Drabble (email@example.com).
Zoom link to join: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/96454366286
SJSU Writing Cafe
Cafes are available each weekday from 9am to 10am. Join by subscribing to the CFD Writing Cafe Google Calendar.
Finding it challenging to set aside time for your writing. You are not alone – and
you don’t need to be alone in your writing! Please feel free to join your colleagues
in any of the SJSU Writing Cafe sessions in the coming semester. Each meeting begins
with an electronic check-in (of less than 1 min), followed by two writing sessions
of 25 minutes with a 5-minute break between. The host will be there to help you stay
focused by reminding you when to start, when to rest, when to start again, and when
to stop. CHHS
is the primary host for the Friday meeting – but you will see your colleagues in other sessions as well. All San Jose State University faculty are welcome to participate, as much or as little as you'd like.
The Center for Health Equity Research Institute (CHER) Summer 2022 Institute (online)
- Institute dates: June 6-11, 2022
- Priority Application Deadline: March 4, 2022
- Waitlist/Final Deadline: April 4, 2022
Are you an early-career, tenure track/tenured faculty member? Do you aspire to become
an NIH investigator? The (CHER) Institute at California State University, Long Beach
is an National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)-funded project to increase
the number of early career faculty
members who are well prepared to become NIH principal investigators in community-based health equity research, with particular emphasis on faculty from Minority Serving Institutions. CHER Institute offers: A six-day intensive educational and mentoring experience focused on theory-based, culturally
informed methods with the purpose of developing a specific aims page for an NIH research proposal; Four webinars annually on theory-based, culturally informed methods for effective community engagement in health equity research.
Link to Apply Now
Grant Submission Guidelines
If you are planning to submit a grant, please be sure to contact the SJSU Research
Foundation or Tower Foundation well in advance of the sponsor due date. Contacts information
and the College Guidelines for Applications for External Funding are also posted on
“Faculty Resources” page of the CHHS site under College Resources and References.