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Research Development 

Blythe works with SoE faculty on composing successful proposals. Her support is focused on working with investigators to craft proposals that meet the solicitation requirements, reviewers' expectations and to submit the most effective, highest quality writing, which gives PIs a competitive edge in the grant application process. Blythe offers the following services:

  • Identifies and distributes strategic funding opportunities  
  • Conducts brainstorming and concept development meetings with investigators and collaborative teams
  • Manages timelines and benchmarks for meeting proposal deadlines  
  • Directs investigators to resources and tools  
  • Coordinates with collaborators, multi-institutional teams and cross-disciplinary or industry partners   
  • Engages in iterative, guided writing over time  
  • Provides comprehensive editing prior to submission  

From concept development to proposal planning to final editing, Blythe works closely with SoE PIs to craft precise and compelling narratives.

Learn more about ERA's Research Development Strategist & Scholarly Editor, Blythe Nobleman

NSF CAREER (Faculty Early Career Development Program)

The NSF CAREER proposal includes a vision for a lifetime of leadership in integrating research, education with DEIB outreach. This prestigious award supports early-career faculty "who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education." Faculty members who hold the title of assistant professor or its equivalent are encouraged to apply, and may discuss their concepts with the NSF program manager in their directorate or division.

Contact: Blythe Nobleman, ERA's research development strategist who specializes in this prestigious proposal.