Understand how your personal interests, skills, and values contribute to your future career success. Topics to be covered include the importance of career decision making, learning styles, self-assessment, transferrable skills, defining success, personal needs, work/life balance, and articulating short-term and long-term goals.
Speaker(s): Amanda (Dumsch) Langer, OITE Career Counselor
A postdoctoral fellow position is available for a motivated scientist to study the role of extracellular acidosis and carbonic anhydrases in the regulation of pulmonary vascular homeostasis, cardiac metabolic profile and/or skeletal muscle function. The candidate should have a recent MD, PhD or MD/PhD in the biological sciences, the ability to work independently, and a good background in cellular and molecular biology techniques and/or animal physiology and/or high throughput studies and/or epigenetic studies. Our research is focused on understanding the molecular mechanisms... Read more about Postdoctoral Position @ Brigham and Women's Hospital
Candidates applying for tenure-track faculty positions, in which they would be sustaining a research program, are required to submit a research statement as a part of their application materials. Creating an effective research statement depends on a candidate's ability to convince a reader they not only have great ideas for novel research but also that they have the momentum and vision to warrant an institution's investment of time and resources to support this research program.
Dr. Davie Van Vactor (Professional of Cell Biology at Harvard Medical School) will lead this...
Considering applications for a faculty position in the next few months, the next year or a couple years down the road? Want to know more about what the application process and what document and evidence you will have to demonstrate? Looking to know more about what the interview process and timeline are like? Wondering how things differ from school to school with their application and interview expectations?
In this session, Dr. Jason Heustis (Director of Student Development and Training Evaluation at Harvard Medical School) will lead a discussion covering...
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 strategies for effectively conveying educational background, professional experience, intellectual interests, publication history and professional interests, funding, honors and awards.
This is an interactive workshop which will take advantage of peer-review to apply the best...
Ever wonder what a Provost does? Or what the difference is between an Assistant Dean and an Associate Dean, or the difference between Dean of the Faculty and the Dean of Education? Are a graduate student or post-doc considering your career options and want to know more about the full range of career trajectories and entry-level positions available for roles in education? This session should help you answer this questions.
In this session, Dr. Jason Heustis (Director of Student Development and Training Evaluation and Lecturer on Biological...
Career development is an iterative multi-stage process of self-assessment, career exploration, career choice refinement and finally focused job searching. This guide provides an overview of the process and key resources for each stage. The NPA has developed this guide for postdocs to help them... Read more about A Postdoc's Guide To Career Development
The postdoctoral training experience is meant to be a relatively short, focused time of work, typically two to five years. To ensure you progress at the rate you choose, it is important to develop a plan early in your postdoctoral experience to keep yourself on track to achieve your professional... Read more about A Postdoc's Guide To The Postdoc Timeline
As we approach a new faculty hiring season this fall, given the uncertainty of how many positions will be available, you need to be proactive, advises Chris Smith.
In the current climate of faculty hiring freezes, you may wonder how best to set yourself up for success when applying for these positions now or in the future. As a Ph.D. student or postdoc, how can you maximize your opportunities on the ...
This session will help you to navigate the interview process, and will focus on how to succeed in virtual interview formats. We will discuss common interview questions and how to succeed using the Situation-Action-Response method.
Gain leadership skills as a scientist. We will discuss understanding yourself and how you relate to others. Good communication skills. Developing yourself as a leader without power. This session is specifically for scientists at the undergraduate level.
We all experience setback and disappointments in school, work and life. In this webinar we will look at seven key elements of resilience with a focus on building habits that promote healthier responses and resilient behaviors in the face of set-back in educational and work environments. This is part of our summer Becoming a Resilient Scientist Series 9 Week—the full schedule is pasted below.