Past Events

  • 2017 Jun 22

    Professional Correspondence for Scientists

    3:00pm to 4:30pm

    Location: 

    Cannon Room, Building C, 240 Longwood Ave.

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    Speaker: Kathy L. Brenner, 
    Writing Consultant, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Instructor at Friedman School of Nutrition/Tufts University
    Description: Scientists are not usually trained to efficiently and effectively communicate with colleagues and potential employers. However, research as well as your career can not progress without gaining familiarity with the best practices in professional correspondence for Read more about Professional Correspondence for Scientists

  • 2017 Jun 20

    Imaging Essentials

    12:30pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Minot Room, 5th Fl., Countway Library, 10 Shattuck St.

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    Featuring: Beth Beighlie,
      Digital Imaging Coordinator, Information Technology, HMS
    Workshop Description: Master the basics of identifying & editing raster, bitmap, pixel-based photos & vector objects. Determine correct file compression, color mode & bit depth options. Learn important fundamentals of image preparation. Understand how to prep images in one application for use in other applications. Become skilled at Read more about Imaging Essentials

  • 2017 Jun 16

    Office Hours

    Repeats every 2 weeks every Friday until Sat Jul 01 2017 except Fri Jun 02 2017, Fri Jun 30 2017.
    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    OPF, Gordon Hall, Room 006, 25 Shattuck Street

    Make an appointment with the Director of the Postdoc Office for a 30 minute session of career coaching, networking & job search advice, interview assistance, or critique of your application materials. Postdoc Office Hours will be held every other Friday. It is helpful to visit myIDP on Science Careers website (http://myidp.sciencecareers.org/). Postdoc Office Hours will be held every other Friday. Appointment times are every thirty minutes: 12:00pm; 12:30pm; 1:00pm; 1:30pm.

  • 2017 Jun 15

    Academic Job Search Series: Writing Teaching and Diversity Statements

    4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    TMEC 227, 260 Longwood Ave.

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    This event is the third in a 3-part series on Preparing for Academic Teaching and Tenure

    Please join us for this workshop that focuses on preparing Job Search Materials for your academic job search:
    • Writing Effective Teaching Statements | 4:30-5:30pm
    • Writing Effective Diversity Statements | 5:30-6:30pm
    Attendees for these two seminars will have the opportunity to interact with experts from Tufts University and Northeastern University who Read more about Academic Job Search Series: Writing Teaching and Diversity Statements

  • 2017 Jun 15

    Postdoc Coffee House

    Repeats on the third Thursday of February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, 12 times .
    9:30am to 10:30am

    Location: 

    Gordon Hall, Room 006, 25 Shattuck Street, Boston

    Don't be shy! Stop by the Postdoc Office on the third Thursday of every month to enjoy fresh coffee and donuts and learn more about the opportunities available for postdocs.

    2017 Coffee House

  • 2017 Jun 14

    The Individual Development Plan: Maximizing Your Postdoc Training at HMS

    1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Bibring Room, 2nd Fl., Gordon Hall, 25 Shattuck Street

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    Featuring: James Gould, PhD, Director, HMS/HSDM Office for Postdoctoral Fellows
    Description: The postdoc pursuit of independent investigation relies on getting the most out of their training. This seminar lays out tools and strategies for choosing the right research environment to thrive as a postdoc as well as planning, and executing, a successful postdoc tenure. This workshop will cover what you need know, and do, to efficiently advance Read more about The Individual Development Plan: Maximizing Your Postdoc Training at HMS

  • 2017 Jun 12

    Lunch & Launch Career Clinics: Demystifying Job Ads and Cover Letters

    Repeats on the second Monday of February, June, 3 times . Also includes Mon Oct 16 2017.
    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Folin Wu Room, Building C, 240 Longwood Ave.

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    Speaker: James Gould, PhD, Director, HMS/HSDM Office for Postdoctoral Fellows
    Series Description: Going on the job market is much more than just submitting an application and watching the offers come rolling in. It’s about finding a good fit and concisely conveying your career trajectory. This interactive monthly series will help participants prepare their minds Read more about Lunch & Launch Career Clinics: Demystifying Job Ads and Cover Letters

  • 2017 Jun 08

    Academic Job Search Series: Understanding the Tenure Process

    4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Armenise Amphitheatre, 200 Longwood Avenue

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    This the second in a 3-part series on "Preparing for Academic Teaching & Tenure"
    Understanding Interview Day(s) and the Tenure Process in Different Academic Settings
    In this facilitated discussion, attendees will benefit from the perspective of current department chairs and senior faculty members who have experience interviewing candidates for junior faculty positions and evaluating faculty at the promotion and tenure phases. Panelists will be Read more about Academic Job Search Series: Understanding the Tenure Process

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