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


Monday, June 10, 2019, 4:30pm to 6:00pm


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 session will feature professionals who are hiring managers, mentors or past participants in these "non-traditional post-docs".  Attendees will have the chance to learn about the process of applying to these post-doctoral fellowships (including posted and upcoming openings), the value of these training programs, what to expect from these experiences, and the career trajectories of their alumni.


Featured panelists:

*Brad Coleman, Ph.D.

Director, The Curriculum Fellows Program (CFP) at Harvard Medical Schoolformer HMS Curriculum Fellow

*Mitch McVey, Ph.D.

Co-Director, The Training in Education and Critical Research Skills (TEACRS) program at Tufts Universityformer post-doc in UNC-Chapel Hill SPIRE program - another IRACDA training program

*Dan Pomeroy, Ph.D.

Managing Director and Senior Policy Advisor at the MIT International Policy Media Lab; former post-doctoral Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Fellow and AAAS Science and Policy Fellow

*Fred Wasserman, Ph.D. 

Advisor/Mentor for the The Postdoctoral Associates/Lecturers (PALs) at Boston University



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