Earn a Microcredential in Research Development
Digital Badge earned upon completion of a six-module course and aimed at Rutgers staff who support faculty in the pursuit of research funding.
The Research Development Essentials microcredential, in the form of a Digital Badge, is earned upon completion of a six-module course that runs weekly when in session.
The Office for Research offers this course to research development professionals from across the university, with equitable distribution among chancellor units, centers and institutes, and central level staff. The program is targeted to Rutgers staff who support faculty in the pursuit of research funding.
Spring 2022 - The first cohort of 12 research development professionals completed the Research Development Essentials microcredential.
Module 1: What is Research Development?
Module 2: Funding Mechanisms and Reading an RFP
Module 3: The Research Development Landscape at Rutgers
Module 4: Resources to Help you Navigate Research Development
Module 5: Finding Funding Opportunities and Limited Submissions
Module 6: Practical Experience