All Life Sciences PhD Students (HILS-wide, GSAS only)

2019 Jun 10

Landing a "Non-Traditional Post-Doc"...for teaching, higher ed admin, science policy

Registration Closed 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Modell 100A

The Program in Graduate Education (PGE) at Harvard Medical School (HMS), in collaboration with the Scientific Citizenship Initiative (SCI) @ HMS, is pleased to host this session showcasing the growing array of post-docs available for lifes sciences trainees looking for training in the areas of teaching, higher ed administration and science policy.  These post-docs exist in varying forms, some preparing trainees for careers combining scientific research with work in these areas of expertise.

This...

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Postdoctoral Fellowship in STEM DBER @ Florida International University

May 17, 2019

 

FIU's STEM Transformation Institute is dedicated to advancing research and educational change on evidence-based instructional practices, utilizing FIU as a laboratory for the future of STEM, as over 80% of FIU's 54,000 students come from traditionally underrepresented groups. The Institute currently hosts 15 discipline-based education research faculty in 9 STEM departments and 25 staff/postdoctoral researchers that carry out multidisciplinary collaborative work across the Colleges of Arts, Sciences & Education and Engineering & Computing. Hallmark programs...

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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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9 tips for a successful postdoctoral experience

May 7, 2019

This blog post, contributed by Dr. Erik Snapp, the Director of Student and Postdoctoral Programs at the Janelia Research Campus of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, covers helpful tips for those beginning a postdoc. 

Summary: "Today's postdoctoral fellows (PFs) face a number of challenges ranging from long periods of training to limited job opportunities in academia - the...

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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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Executive Director @ iBiology

April 19, 2019

iBiology is seeking a full-time Executive Director who will oversee the organization, direct current projects, help identify new partnerships and funding opportunities, and lead a dynamic and creative team of science communication professionals.

iBiology (http://www.ibiology.org) is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing scientific knowledge to a worldwide audience. iBiology’s free online videos and courses by leading biologists are accessible and used by students and researchers around the world. Our videos focus on the process of discovery, share the wonder...

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