Apply to Become a Member of our Experts Database

The Expert’s Database has been developed as a tool to help both federal and non-federal partners to connect with experts in various research fields.

This is a two step process. Before you get started, you’ll want to have a file copy of your CV (.doc or .docx) and a profile photo or head shot (at least 334×334 pixels but less than 100 MB in size as a png, gif, jpg, or jpeg) ready to upload to the site.

If you’d like to apply to be listed as one of our experts, please complete the form below.

Note:  Checking this first box indicates that you understand that your professional data have been voluntarily provided and will be displayed on the CHWA CESU website in order to connect Federal Partners from the CHWA CESU and other potential funding agents with experts in particular fields of study.  Upon acceptance to the database, your data will be available to the public and searchable, which may results in attempts to contact you using the information that you have provided.

  • I acknowledge that the data I provide below will be publicly available.

  • Your professional title position (e.g., Assistant Professor, Director, Professor, Vice President, etc.)

  • Your professional email

  • If you provide the URL of your research website, the link will be featured on your profile page.

  • Please check "yes" if you might be interested in participating as a mentor to early career professionals. Expressing interest does not commit you to anything but we may like to contact you about opportunities to mentor early career professionals.

  • Select the discipline that most closely reflects your work.

  • Not required, but you may select another discipline that best reflects another aspect of your work.

  • Not required, but you may select another discipline that best reflects another aspect of your work.

  • If none of the provided disciplines accurately reflect your work, choose the best high level primary discipline and describe your sub-discipline here.

  • Provide up to 8 more specific research interests, separated by commas, related to your research discipline(s). This could include specific organisms with which you work or other more specific areas of research.

  • Not required, but you are welcome to use the text editor to type or paste your biographical information to be featured on your profile page.

  • Not required, but you are welcome to use the text editor to type or paste your educational background to display on your profile page.

  • Not required, but you are encouraged to use the text editor to type or paste information about current or past CESU projects.

  • Not required, but you are encouraged to use the text editor to type or paste information your other research work.