Academic and Professional Skills

2020 Dec 07

[NIH OITE Webinar] Industry: The Organization of Business

4:00pm to 5:00pm

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This workshop examines the critical functions common to all companies and how those companies are organized to optimize the performance of these functions. We will cover the various positions and roles, specifically within R&D organizations, to illustrate where the job titles that you see in job advertisements fit into the overall organizations of the companies. In addition, you will be introduced to common terminology used within each of the organizational functions (such as defining a matrix team).

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Harvard QBio

What is life? How do atoms and molecules come together to build cells, tissues, organisms and communities?

We are a community of researchers working at the interface between the life, physical, mathematical and engineering sciences to answer these questions. We invent novel techniques to...

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2020 Nov 13

FDA Pharmacovigilence & Drug Safety Presentation & Q&A

1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Join Dr. Mallika Mundkur, FDA Medical Officer and Harvard Chan MPH-Clinical Effectiveness alumna '17, for an educational presentation on Pharmacovigilence & Drug Safety at the FDA. This 30 minute presentation will be followed by a Q&A with Dr. Mundkur and Dr. James Kidd, Pharmacist and Harvard alumnus. Register here: https://harvard.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEoduuvrTkqGdOFNl-yhpT5jst_UJnJTpVn Read more about FDA Pharmacovigilence & Drug Safety Presentation & Q&A
2020 Oct 09

OCS Data Analytics Fair

12:00pm to 4:00pm

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The Data Analytics, Science & Technology Fair will bring students and employers together for discussions on the varied organizations and opportunities available, including: data analytics, machine learning, deep learning, artificial intelligence, UX/UI design, physical and life sciences, technology, and other STEM fields.

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2020 Oct 01

Setting the Stage for a Good Talk

4:00pm to 5:30pm

What is your thought process in preparing a talk you are about to give? What are the most important aspects you consider?In this 90-minute workshop we will help you “set the stage” for a good talk. UsingiBiologycourse resources, you will learn about the importance of the framework – the audience, the goal, and the message, and the importance of...

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2020 Aug 27

[Peer Mentor + TA Training] Minding Student Mental Health While Teaching and Mentoring in Online Spaces (Dr. Gabriel Carrillo - Saint Louis University)

5:00pm to 6:00pm

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In this session, Dr. Gabriel Carillo, DSW, CDFT (Associate Clinical Professor of Social Work, Saint Louis University) is will be faciliating training - targeted for teaching assistants and peer mentors - on recognizing the signs of students struggling with mental health issues when operating in online spaces.  Dr. Carillo draws from expertise in social work and knowledge of service delivery using virtual connections.

This session is open to students who are serving as teaching assistants or peer mentors in the coming academic year.

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2020 Aug 03

Teaching in Action [HMS Office for Postdoctoral Fellows]

1:00pm to 3:00pm

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Are you interested in learning new teaching techniques based on learning science? Are you looking for advice on professional growth, the academic job search, and transitioning to a teaching career? 

Simmons University's Center for Excellence in Teaching (CET) and the HMS/HSDM Office for Postdoctoral Fellows is co-hosting "Teaching in Action" on Monday, August 3 from 1-3pm. This interactive program is designed for early career faculty, postdocs, and graduate students. 

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2020 Jul 28

[PGE PDD Webinar] Crafting an Effective Teaching Statement for a Faculty Job Search (Mitch McVey, Ph.D. - Tufts University)

Registration Closed 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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Candidates applying for faculty positions that involve classroom or laboratory instruction are usually asked to submit a teaching statement as part of their application materials. Teaching statements are also often required as part of promotion and tenure applications. Creating an effective teaching statement depends on your ability to convince readers that you have a well-formulated philosophy that motivates your teaching. In addition, your statement should be supported by concrete examples of effective teaching or mentoring.

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2020 Jun 26

Writing Groups to Develop Your Scientific Proposal

(All day)

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Interested in developing your proposal in a small, structured setting? Join a science fellowship writing group! Groups will work with a facilitator to develop a clear rationale, testable hypothesis, and feasible approach over three to four sessions while incorporating feedback from peers. Interested students are asked to ...

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2020 Jun 10

[NIH OITE Webinar] BECOMING A RESILIENT SCIENTIST SERIES: I. AN INTRODUCTION TO RESILIENCE AND WELLNESS

2:00pm to 3:30pm

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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.

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