Scientific Membership

 

 

Become a Scientific Member of the Child Health Institute of New Jersey

 

 

Child Health Institute of New Jersey (“CHINJ”) is the research center of the larger Pediatric Academic Health Campus in New Brunswick, NJ. The mission of Child Health Institute is to create a research Institute of extraordinary quality focused on understanding the causes and mechanisms of childhood diseases and to translate research discoveries into prevention, treatment and cure.  Child Health Institute scientists perform cutting-edge research in collaboration with other scientists, clinicians and staff across Rutgers University including the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School’s Department of Pediatrics and the Pediatric Clinical Research Center, as well as with members of our affiliated hospitals at the Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital.

 

 

The Child Health Institute invites you to join us in our mission by becoming a Scientific Member.  

 

 

Benefits of Membership:

  • Participation in scientific focus area meetings to facilitate scientific collaborations.
  • Access to CHINJ scientific seminars and events.
  • Access to CHINJ core facilities (upon completion of required training, if required)
  • Eligibility to apply for future pilot collaborative research awards.
  • Invitation to CHINJ events and activities.
  • Your name and research interests listed on the CHINJ membership webpage.

 

Responsibilities of Membership:

  • Participation in the academic activities of CHINJ (program meetings, seminars and invited lectures, interest in potential collaborative research opportunities, etc.).
  • Past, current or planned participation in research projects related to children’s health.
  • Agreement to participate in academic or service activities in support of the mission of CHINJ (advisory, search and other committees), as appropriate.
  • Submission of a completed membership application form including a brief description of your children’s health-related research interests, for inclusion on the CHINJ membership webpage.
  • Agreement to acknowledge the contributions of CHINJ in publications, as appropriate.

 

Types of Membership:

 

Full Member

Full members will demonstrate the following:

  • Past, current or planned participation in research projects related to children’s health as demonstrated by any of the following: (a) status as a Principal Investigator (PI) or Co-PI on active or submitted research grant proposals or research protocols, (b) publications related to children’s health and disease; (c) active research collaborations with CHINJ members in areas related to children’s health.
  • Active participation in the scientific and academic activities of CHINJ. 
  • Faculty appointment in a Rutgers University department or that of another geographically proximal scientific or academic institution.   

 

Associate Member:

Associate members will demonstrate the following:

  • Interest in research projects related to children’s health.
  • Desire for collaboration with other Full and Associate Members of CHINJ.
  • Willingness to participate in CHINJ scientific and academic activities.
  • Faculty appointment in a Rutgers University department or that of another geographically proximal scientific or academic institution.   

 

Membership Application Process:

 

To begin the application process, please complete the Scientific Membership application form and email the completed form along with your current CV to:   kathleen.semler@rutgers.edu.

 

  • Completed applications will be reviewed by the CHINJ Membership Committee.
  • Continuation of membership is dependent upon active participation in CHINJ scientific activities.
  • Membership will be reviewed every three years.

 

 

Contact Information:

 

Child Health Institute of New Jersey

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

89 French Street, Room 3210

New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Tel: 732-235-9523

 

Arnold Rabson, MD

Director, Child Health Institute of New Jersey

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

E-mail: rabsonab@rwjms.rutgers.edu

 

Kathleen Semler

Manager Administrative Services

E-mail: kathleen.semler@rutgers.edu

 

 

 CHI Scientific Membership Instruc 2017

 

CHI Scientific Membership Applic 2017 fillable