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Associate Director for Faculty Engagement in Action Research @ University of Illinois at Chicago

December 1, 2020

The Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) invites applicants for a position of Associate Director for Faculty Engagement in Action Research to support the CTE’s mission to engage all members of the UIC community who have a teaching role, including faculty, teaching assistants, and postdoctoral scholars, in professional development opportunities that promote instructional innovation and inclusion in the classroom.

 

Reporting to the CTE Executive Director, the Associate Director will systematize...

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Postdoctoral Position @ HMS BioChem & Molecular Pharmacology

December 1, 2020

Don Coen's lab in the Department of Biological Chemistry & Molecular Pharmacology and David Knipe's lab in the HMS Department of Microbiology are jointly seeking applicants for a postdoctoral research fellow.  

 

Perform research on mechanisms that regulate whether herpes simplex virus undergoes a productive ("lytic") infection or a latent infection in neurons.  Potential mechanisms that might be studied include neuronal factors, epigenetic and chromatin modifications, microRNAs, and translational regulation.   Studies in both cell...

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Postdoctoral Associate, Oogenesis @ Carnegie Institution for Science

December 1, 2020

We are seeking a Postdoctoral Associate to work within the lab of HHMI Investigator Dr. Allan Spradling at The Carnegie Institution for Science. The Spradling Lab focuses on oogenesis, stem cell biology, and ecogenomics – in addition to a number of other projects spanning across the realm of genomics and molecular biology.  The institute and lab provide a highly supportive atmosphere for developing new techniques and novel projects – and look for candidates who are innovative, creative, and who possess a strong drive for success.

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2020 Dec 18

[Career Navigator Social] Trivia! (Alt. Session)

9:00am to 10:00am

Location: 

Zoom - Register for Details

Ready to throw down? Michael Wade's Trivia Throwdown is ready to put your knowledge to the test.

The game, played via Zoom, includes five rounds with a final showdown and takes roughly 90 minutes. Each round is unique and features different categories of trivia such as identifying movie scenes with minimal visual clues, name that tune, estimation skills, logic puzzles, family feud, double or nothing questions, and straight up classic trivia. The content covers all things movies, music, history, science, sports, pop culture, and everything in between.

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2020 Dec 17

[Career Navigator Social] Trivia!

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - Register for details

Ready to throw down? Michael Wade's Trivia Throwdown is ready to put your knowledge to the test.

The game, played via Zoom, includes five rounds with a final showdown and takes roughly 90 minutes. Each round is unique and features different categories of trivia such as identifying movie scenes with minimal visual clues, name that tune, estimation skills, logic puzzles, family feud, double or nothing questions, and straight up classic trivia. The content covers all things movies, music, history, science, sports, pop culture, and everything in between.

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2020 Dec 11

[Career Navigator Social] Escape the (Virtual) Room (Alt. Session)

9:00am to 10:00am

Location: 

Zoom - Register for details

Join the Career Navigator Team for a night of Escape the Room with your classmates! Presented by Escape Experience in Chattanooga, TN, this is a fun teamwork experience powered by your wit and skills.

Check out their website here! 

Register here.

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2020 Dec 04

[CANCELED] [Career Navigator Social] Jackbox Game Night (Alt. Session)

9:00am to 10:30am

Location: 

Twitch - Register for Details

[Alternative time for different time zones]

Join the Career Navigator Team on Twitch for a night of Jackbox Games with your classmates! Jackbox games are off-the-wall party games you play along with on your phone or computer from anywhere. Check out the trailer here.

We will be streaming on Twitch, which will allow you to follow the game while you play!

Register here.

2020 Dec 03

[CANCELED] [Career Navigator Social] Jackbox Game Night

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Twitch - Register for Details

- The Thursday session has been canceled. Please feel free to sign up for the Friday session, which is on as of now. - 

Join the Career Navigator Team on Twitch for a night of Jackbox Games with your classmates! Jackbox games are off-the-wall party games you play along with on your phone or computer from anywhere. Check out the trailer here.

We will be streaming on Twitch, which will allow you to follow the game while you play!

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Surviving the Pandemic as Grad Student Parents [Inside Higher Ed]

November 20, 2020

As parents who had their children while pursuing Ph.D.s, we have no choice except to have a clear daily routine. Before the pandemic, we used decent time management strategies. We would work only when our children were in daycare and/or after they were in bed. We have also learned to be flexible and adjust our plans when unexpected events happened, such as when our children were sick.

But having that experience did not make us ready to be “productive” in a pandemic.

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