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Asst Professor of Psychology in Animal Behavior and Cognition @ The College of the Holy Cross

October 2, 2019

College of the Holy Cross: Department of Psychology

Tenure-Track Position in Animal Behavior and Cognition

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

The Department of Psychology at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment to begin in August 2020 in the area of animal behavior and cognition. Our particular interest is in a colleague who approaches their scholarly work from an ...

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Multiple Science Research Post-doc Positions @ the University of Pittsburgh

October 2, 2019
Trainees finishing their PhD, MD or MD/PhD may be interested in the many Postdoctoral training opportunities available in several laboratories in the Starzl Transplantation Institute within the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Included in the attached PDF is information on postdoctoral openings and a description of available internal funding opportunities to support trainee career development.
2019 Oct 11

Charting Your Course II, Part 1: Preparing Job Search Materials...CVs, Resumes and LinkedIn Pages (A PGE Professional Development Day)

Registration Closed 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Bray Room (NRB) -- down the hallway from the Elements Cafe

[1:30 pm - 2:25 pm] Making a Case for Yourself: Crafting Effective CVs (Jason Heustis, Ph.D., Program in Graduate Education)

Trainees and professionals in academic work environments will likely encounter a request to summarize their professional accomplishments in the form of a curriculum vitae (CV).  This workshop will introduce students to best practices in developing a CV, highlighting best practices for conveying educational background, professional experience, intellectual interests, publication history and professional...

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Central American Student Association of Harvard (CASA-H)

The Central American Student Association of Harvard (CASA-H) aims to engage students from across the University in active dialogue about Central America and to promote and bringing together the Central American community within Harvard University. 
Burnout and mental health problems

Burnout and Mental Health Problems in Doctoral Students (CBE-Life Sciences Article)

June 12, 2019

Although burnout and mental health problems may adversely impact quality of scientific research, academic productivity, and attrition in biomedical doctoral training programs, very little research has been done on this topic. Recent studies have used brief survey methods to begin to explore burnout and mental health problems in biomedical doctoral students. In this pilot study, biomedical doctoral students (N = 69; 12% of enrolled biomedical doctoral students at a large research institution’s school of medicine in the United States) were ad- ministered standardized psychiatric interviews...

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2019 May 17

CV of Failures: A Scientist's Guide to Resilience

Registration Closed 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Waterhouse Room, Gordon Hall

The Program in Graduate Education (PGE) is pleased to host an open forum to discuss resilience and overcoming failure, where Dean George Daley and other HMS faculty will share their stories as part of an educational forum and social event.

Resilience - the ability to withstand and rebound from adversity - is a positive contributor to maintaining good mental health. Resilience is often discussed as a personal attribute, yet it plays an equally important role in career navigation....

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2019 May 01

Mindful by Design: Incorporating mindfulness practices into your day-to-day life to improve effectiveness, perspective and self-care

Registration Closed 4:45pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Countway Library -- Lahey Room

Please join Kevin Wehmhoefer LICSW, Outreach Coordinator and Staff Clinician at Counseling and Mental Health Services/HUHS for an informal presentation which will review the benefits of mindfulness  and instruct attendees on how to start and sustain a practice that will support improved self-care, self-awareness and resiliency while strengthening stress management, perspective and overall effectiveness at work and at home. Presentation will include:

  • General review of mindfulness practices, goals and benefits

  • ...
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2019 Apr 24

Maximizing Your Individual Development Planning

Registration Closed 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Countway Library - Minot Room

The use of Individual Development Plans (IDPs) have been widely promoted to support graduate student professional development. IDPs are structured frameworks to consider short-term and long-term career plans, laying a foundation for meaningful goal-setting.   This workshop will introduce trainees to knowledge and skills to inform IDP discussions.  It is open to all trainees, including master's and doctoral students.

Part 1: More Than Just Paperwork: Making IDPs part of a Meaningful Mentor-Mentee...

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2019 Apr 17

Choosing Mentors and Mentoring Up: An Interactive, Peer-Mentoring Workshop

Registration Closed 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Countway Library - Minot Room

Positive mentor-mentee relationships are a cornerstone of success for any graduate student. Choosing the right principal investigator (PI) and starting off with a proactive strategy to maintain a positive and productive work relationship is an early step toward graduate school success. Are you an early stage graduate student considering a choice of thesis lab/PI or looking for advice on ways to approach starting off on the right path to a positive and productive mentor-mentee relationship?

The Program in Graduate Education...

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2019 Apr 03

Workstation Ergonomics - The Benefits of Proper Posture (POSTPONED: new date in May will be posted soon)

Registration Closed 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Countway Library (Lahey Room)

Join Malia Koppin, PT, DPT, CSCS, WFS from Harvard University Health Services (HUHS) for this presentation touching on the importance of proactive strategies to maintain physical health, with a focus on workplace ergonomics, while pursuing work in graduate school and future careers.  Malia has extensive experience providing service to Harvard graduate students and will draw from this experience in highlighting frequent pitfalls resulting in workplace injuries. 

This session is part of the multi-session "PGE...

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