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USASP Career Corner: The Art of Negotiation in Early Career
Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT
Category: Professional Development Events

This event will comprise a didactic component discussing the who, what, when, and why of negotiation, with ample time for audience participation and Q&A. The emphasis will be on preparing to negotiate an academic job offer, with some content related to negotiating graduate and postdoctoral positions. Content will be relevant to people at any early career stage.
Rachel Aaron, PhD, is an Assistant Professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Her research investigates emotional factors that underly the development and maintenance of chronic pain, supported by an NIH K23 Career Development Award. Dr. Aaron is passionate about empowering trainees to negotiate competitive and equitable job offers. 
Burel Goodin, PhD: Burel R. Goodin, PhD, is a tenured Professor in the Department of Psychology within the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is a nationally and internationally recognized expert in translational pain science, with broad expertise ranging from clinical psychology to behavioral neuroscience and a notable record of both building and leading transdisciplinary research teams. Dr. Goodin’s scientific expertise is centrally related to disparities in the pain experience and pain management based upon minority status, having published extensively on psychological aspects of chronic pain outcomes with more recent work examining the environmental conditions and context within which people develop and live that influence pain. Dr. Goodin has received continual NIH funding since 2010 (multiple R01s, as PI), serves as a member on the NIH/NIDA Career Development Education and Training (CDET) study section, and published over 100 peer-reviewed publications with nearly 5,000 citations per Google Scholar.
Chen Chen, PhD: Chen X. Chen, PhD, RN, is an assistant professor at the Indiana University School of Nursing. She studies biobehavioral factors that underlie individual differences in dysmenorrhea (also known as menstrual pain).  Her work has been funded by an NIH career development award. Dr. Chen is a member of the USASP Education and Professional Development Committee. 

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