Upcoming Events

  • 2019 Jun 19

    Responsible Conduct of Research: Scientific Citizenship

    12:30pm to 2:00pm


    TMEC 227 | 260 Longwood Ave.

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    Session Description: This session is meant to stimulate a discussion about what broader social responsibility might mean for scientists engaged in discovery of knowledge. We recognize that, within this kind of conversation, there may be a wide range of reasonable, informed opinion. Our modest goal is to...

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  • 2019 Jun 20

    Coffee House

    9:30am to 10:30am


    OPF, Gordon Hall, Room 006, 25 Shattuck Street
    Don't be shy! Stop by the Postdoc Office on the third Thursday of the month to enjoy fresh coffee and donuts and learn more about the opportunities available for postdocs.
  • 2019 Jun 21

    AAAS/Science Career Fair & FASPDA Poster Session

    11:00am to 6:30pm


    Harvard Campus, Northwest Building, B100, Cambridge, MA

    Science Careers has partnered with Harvard University and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Postdoctoral Association (FASPDA) to produce a unique career fair open to all. Join us for a chance to meet with top scientific organizations and get important advice from career experts. The combination of valuable career development seminars, company presentations, poster sessions, and employer exhibits makes this a free "must-attend" event for scientists.

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  • 2019 Jun 25

    Professional Correspondence for Scientists

    2:00pm to 4:00pm


    Cannon Room, Building C, 240 Longwood Ave.
    Featured Speaker: Kathy L. Brenner, Writing Consultant, Harvard Chan School of Public Health
    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 scientists. Join... Read more about Professional Correspondence for Scientists
  • 2019 Jun 26

    The Individual Development Plan

    12:00pm to 1:30pm


    Bibring Room, Gordon Hall 212 | 25 Shattuck Street | Boston, MA 02115


    Featuring: James Gould, PhD, Director, HMS/HSDM Office for Postdoctoral Fellows

    Description: The Individual Development Plan (IDP) is a mentoring tool that links research goals with career development and progress towards independence. It is meant to foster an ongoing and recurring discussion that involves evaluation, goal setting and feedback with input from both postdoc and faculty mentor....

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  • 2019 Jun 27

    Bioinformatics BootCamp: Analyzing NGS Data

    10:00am to 1:00pm


    Countway Library ‐ Lower Level 2, Room 025, 10 Shattuck Street

    This is part of our "Bioinformatics BootCamp for Postdocs" series.
    Workshop Description:  "Analyzing NGS Data: Standard data processing and workflow analysis on high powered computing environment"
    The NGS technologies have the potential to dramatically accelerate biomedical research by enabling comprehensive analysis of genomes and transcriptomes to become inexpensive, routine, and widespread tools....

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  • 2019 Jun 27

    HMPA Event - Postdoc BBQ for HMS and Affiliated Hospitals

    5:00pm to 7:00pm


    TMEC Atrium | 2nd Floor Tosteson Medical Education Center | 260 Longwood Ave. | Boston, MA 02115


    BBQ postdoc party!!! We are hosting a BBQ for postdocs of Harvard Medical School and associated hospitals. Come join us for some yummy food and to meet some new friends. Non-meat options will be provided.

    Please select your institution's ticket (or join the waiting list if it is sold out). PLEASE NOTE: YOU...

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  • 2019 Jun 28

    Office Hours

    11:00am to 1:00pm


    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/).