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Biotech, Pharma, & Healthcare Expo - Master's Student Signup

January 6, 2022

Calling all Master's students interested in learning about  Biotech, Pharma, & Healthcare careers!

Email us at pge_career_nav@hms.harvard.edu for signup information on the annual Biotech, Pharma, & Healthcare Expo, taking place virtually on Friday, January 28th from 1:00-4:00pm ET.  This will include a temporary login for Crimson Careers. Please include your first name,...

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Academic Bullying is Too Often Ignored. Here Are Some Targets' Stories. [Science]

December 13, 2021

"I frequently vomit before going to the lab."

"I wanted to become a professor, but after the treatment and behavior of my PI [principal investigator] and department, I do not want to ever be involved with academia again."

"It was ~ 1 year before I realized that being told by my PI that I had 45 seconds to go to the toilet was inappropriate and an invasion of my privacy."

 

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Postdocs’ Advice on Pursuing a Research Career in Academia [PLOS]

December 13, 2021

The decision of whether to pursue a tenure-track faculty position has become increasingly difficult for undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral trainees considering a career in research. Trainees express concerns over job availability, financial insecurity, and other perceived challenges associated with pursuing an academic position.

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For early-career scientists along the training continuum, this advice deserves critical reflection before committing to an academic research career. For advisors and institutions, this work provides a unique perspective from...

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NSF STEM Education Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

December 6, 2021
The National Science Foundation (NSF) Education and Human Resources (EHR) Directorate has just released the solicitation for a new STEM Education Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (STEM Ed PRF, NSF 22-531) program.
 
The "STEM Ed PRF" program is intended to advance the preparation of recent doctoral graduates to engage in fundamental and applied research in STEM Education. Both individual and institutional awards are anticipated. Individual awards have a maximum of $300,000 for durations of up to 24 months. Awards to a single institution have a maximum of $1,250,000, and... Read more about NSF STEM Education Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Online Nanocourse - Introduction to Science Policy: Communicating Your Values to Policymakers

December 1, 2021

The course will be held in person at Harvard Medical School in late January or early February 2022 and registration will open soon.

This interactive course will provide an understanding of the relationship between science and policy, the role of values in crafting policy recommendations, and the complex ecosystem in which policy is made. Participants will engage in group activities designed to enhance professional skills needed for a variety of careers, including science policy. This hands-on experience culminates in a capstone communications assignment where...

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