The goal of the JRA Author Fellowship Program is to increase the confidence, capacity, and willingness of research administrators to serve the field and share their expertise as peer-reviewed or refereed journal authors. Prospective authors (Fellows) are paired with published Peer Advisors for a nine-month supportive fellowship.
Applicants must be a member of the Society of Research Administrators International (SRAI).
Have you thought about writing an article for the Journal of Research Administration (JRA) but didn’t know where to begin? JRA’s Author Fellowship Program can help. The program pairs budding writers with published authors who will provide assistance for nine (9) months on:
To be eligible to be a Fellow, you must be a SRAI member, and complete the online application.
Are you a published author who wants to share your expertise with aspiring authors and make a contribution to the research administration profession? We are looking for Peer Advisors who have published at least one peer-reviewed article to support Fellows by advising on:
Fellow Peer Advisors are not expected to serve as proofreaders or copy editors. Peer Advisors should be willing to commit one to four hours per month during the fellowship period, which will span nine (9) months, depending on the level of assistance requested by the Fellow.
To apply to be a Fellow Peer Advisor, you have to be a member of SRAI, and complete the online application.
Senior Research Development SpecialistSouthern Illinois University Carbondale
Peer Advisor: Julie Swaringim-Griffin, PhD, Assistant Vice President, Central Sponsored Programs Administration, Oklahoma State University (USA)
Director of Grants and Sponsored ProgramsIndiana Wesleyan University
Peer Advisor: Doug Mounce, Grants & Contracts Manager, University of Washington Cancer Vaccine Institute, University of Washington (USA)
Research Administration OfficerResearch Division, Strategic Research Funding, University of Tasmania
Peer Advisor: Heather Russel-Simmons, Proposal Development Officer, University of Kentucky (USA)
Clinical Trial Research Process Manager Stanford University, School of Medicine
Peer Advisor: Keith Berry, PhD, Research Development Specialist, University of Arkansas (USA)
Grants & Database ManagerCommunity Enrichment Center
Peer Advisor: Alicen Nickson, MBA, Director, Research & Innovation, Cranfield University (UK)
Tier 1 Research Initiative Grant Writer Oklahoma State University
Peer Advisor: Angela Silva, CRA, Chief Strategy and Innovation, MultiCare Institute for Research and Innovation (USA)
Grants & Contracts Manager Duke University
Peer Advisor: Michael Owen, Dean, Faculty of Education, Brock University (CA)
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