DMS PhD Students Only

2022 Feb 02

CANCELED [Peer Mentor Training] How and Why to be a Good Graduate Peer Mentor with Dr. Sarah Schwartz, Suffolk University

3:30pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

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This event has been canceled.

In this interactive workshop, Dr. Sarah Schwartz (Suffolk University) will draw from the best practices outlined in published literature to facilitate discussions and highlight suggestions for peer mentoring in practice.

 

The topics to be covered include

- a general understanding of good mentoring, mentoring networks and the complementary roles of mentors and other roles (e.g. sponsors)

- evidence of the impact of peer mentoring and the positive outcomes on mentees

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2022 Feb 24

POSTPONED TO EARLY MARCH [Career Navigator Workshop] Career Cognitive City: A New Tool for Your Career Development Journey

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - Register for Details

This event has been pushed to early March, and an exact date will be announced soon.

Join the Graduate Education Student Development Team for a preview of one of our exciting new platforms, the Career Cognitive City!  Launching soon, the platform will serve as an easily navigable web of career development resources available to HMS Master’s and Ph.D. students.  In this session, you will become familiar with the platform’s architecture, explore some available resources, and learn how the Cognitive City can help you move forward in...

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2022 Feb 03

[Career Navigator Workshop] The Graduate Student and Postdoc's Guide to Personal Finance with Dr. Emily Roberts

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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Are you ready to take the next step with your finances as a graduate student receiving a stipend or postdoc? Do you want to learn how to allocate your money more optimally, break the cycle of living paycheck to paycheck, increase your net worth even while in training, and properly report your income on your tax return? This webinar presents an 8-step framework to guide you from broke to financially secure to wealthy through saving, debt repayment, and investing and includes real-life examples of other graduate students and early-career PhDs finding financial...

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2022 Jan 28

Biotech, Pharma, & Healthcare Expo

1:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - Register for Details

Calling all Master's students interested in learning about  Biotech, Pharma, & Healthcare careers!

Email us at pge_career_nav@hms.harvard.edu for signup information on the annual Biotech, Pharma, & Healthcare Expo, taking place virtually on Friday, January 28th from 1:00-4:00pm ET.  This will include a temporary login for Crimson Careers. Please include your first name...

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Postdoctoral Associate, Yeast Synthetic Biology @ Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

January 10, 2022

POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE, Biological Engineering-Synthetic Biology Center-Weiss Lab, to join an interdisciplinary academic research lab that seeks to create integrated biological systems capable of autonomously performing useful tasks and to elucidate the design principles underlying the engineering of complex cellular and tissue phenotypes. Will pursue research in the area of yeast synthetic biology, bioreactor design, genetic circuit design, and assay of metabolic products; and work with a team with researchers, a principal investigator, and lab manager on...

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Biotech, Pharma, & Healthcare Expo - Master's Student Signup

January 6, 2022

Calling all Master's students interested in learning about  Biotech, Pharma, & Healthcare careers!

Email us at pge_career_nav@hms.harvard.edu for signup information on the annual Biotech, Pharma, & Healthcare Expo, taking place virtually on Friday, January 28th from 1:00-4:00pm ET.  This will include a temporary login for Crimson Careers. Please include your first name,...

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Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor, Bioinformatics @ Northeastern University

December 13, 2021

An Assistant /Associate Teaching Professor is sought to teach full time in the Northeastern University Bioinformatics Professional Science Master’s (PSM) Program.  This position is located at the Roux Institute, Northeastern University’s Portland, Maine campus.  The Bioinformatics PSM degree program is designed to allow students to pursue advanced training in bioscience and simultaneously develop highly valued business skills.

The Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor will teach up to six (6) courses per academic year. This individual will collaborate with Roux...

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Mitochondrial Biologist @ March Therapeutics

December 13, 2021

About March Therapeutics 

Spun out of MIT and Harvard, March Therapeutics is a venture-backed, mission-driven, stealth-stage startup building a scalable platform for mitochondrial gene therapy. Leveraging the founding team’s broad domain expertise in synthetic biology, March Therapeutics aims to develop therapies for currently-incurable mitochondrial genetic diseases. March Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer and...

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Academic Bullying is Too Often Ignored. Here Are Some Targets' Stories. [Science]

December 13, 2021

"I frequently vomit before going to the lab."

"I wanted to become a professor, but after the treatment and behavior of my PI [principal investigator] and department, I do not want to ever be involved with academia again."

"It was ~ 1 year before I realized that being told by my PI that I had 45 seconds to go to the toilet was inappropriate and an invasion of my privacy."

 

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Postdocs’ Advice on Pursuing a Research Career in Academia [PLOS]

December 13, 2021

The decision of whether to pursue a tenure-track faculty position has become increasingly difficult for undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral trainees considering a career in research. Trainees express concerns over job availability, financial insecurity, and other perceived challenges associated with pursuing an academic position.

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For early-career scientists along the training continuum, this advice deserves critical reflection before committing to an academic research career. For advisors and institutions, this work provides a unique perspective from...

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Postdoctoral Fellow, Chemistry/Biochemistry/Undergraduate Research @ University of Minnesota Duluth

December 7, 2021

UMD Swenson College of Science and Engineering and the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry seeks a postdoctoral associate, job code 9546, to assist in developing research projects for introductory chemistry labs using a Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) model from talented and diverse scholars in Chemistry Educational Research or related fields. 

This is a 12-month, 100% time position under the direction of Dr. Jacob Wainman.  The anticipated duration is 2 years with further appointments contingent upon performance and availability of...

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