Upcoming Events

  • 2017 Jun 01

    Academic Job Search Series: Academic Teaching Careers

    4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Armenise Amphitheatre, 200 Longwood Avenue

    REGISTER
    This event is the first in the 3-part series on Preparing for Academic Teaching and Tenure
    In this facilitated discussion, panelists whose work balances research, teaching and administrative responsibilities will share insights from their work at various academic institutions. The expertise on this panel will also attendees to learn more about transitional post-docs that support teaching skills development. Our confirmed panelists come from Bunker Hill… Read more about Academic Job Search Series: Academic Teaching Careers

  • 2017 Jun 05

    Network Like a Pro in Academia

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    NRB 1031, 77 Ave. Louis Pasteur, Boston

    Registration: 

    Speaker: Dan Jay, PhD, Postdoctoral Officer and Professor of Developmental, Molecular & Chemical Biology, Tufts University
    Workshop Description: We all know that presenting and publishing our data are critical to raising our research profile and promoting our science, but networking is also critical for scientific success.
    Join us to hear what Prof. Dan Jay has to say about the benefits of networking in academia and how making lasting connections will help your career.
    Pizza lunch will be provided.

    Please register… Read more about Network Like a Pro in Academia

  • 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

  • 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… Read more about Lunch & Launch Career Clinics: Demystifying Job Ads and Cover Letters

  • 2017 Jun 14

    The Individual Development Plan: Maximizing Your Postdoc Training at HMS

    Repeats on the second Wednesday of February, April, June, October, December, 6 times . Also includes Wed Aug 16 2017.
    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 in your early… Read more about The Individual Development Plan: Maximizing Your Postdoc Training at HMS

  • 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 Jun 15

    Academic Job Search Series: Writing Teaching and Diversity Statements

    4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    TMEC 227, 260 Longwood Ave.

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

    Preparing Job Search Materials:
    • 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 have extensive experience delivering workshops on writing teaching and diversity… Read more about Academic Job Search Series: Writing Teaching and Diversity Statements

  • 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.

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