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.
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.
- 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.