Graduate Student & Postdoc Discussion Humanities Institute, HUM 1008 Current graduate students and postdocs are invited to discuss the changing career
landscape and how to maximize the value of your graduate training.
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Luncheon Humanities Institute, HUM 1008 Students, postdocs, faculty & staff are invited.
Will your communication skills might negatively impact you during an interview? Participate in this workshop with Anne Marie Strauss, founder and president of iSpeakClearly,
and learn how to improve public speaking skills. Strauss is speech-language pathologist
and specializes in accent modification.
When: Friday, October 28, 2016, 1 to 2:30 PM Where: Career Center, W0550 Melville Library
Postdoc registration is now open for Spring 2017 Communicating Science courses. Postdocs may sign up through
the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs to take one Communicating Science course a semester
without cost. There are only two postdoc spots in each section of eligible courses,
first come, first served.
The Alda Center method helps scientists distill their research and connect with any
audience, from peers in other fields to policymakers to family members. Introductory
JRN 501: Distilling Your Message, and
JRN 503: Improv for Scientists. Alumni of these courses are encouraged to continue their training with the subsequent
courses in the series on Engaging Key Audiences, Social Media, and other topics.
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute's newly announced
Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program is a transition award for early-career scientists in the life sciences. The award
seeks seeks to increase diversity in the biomedical research community by recruitment
and retention of individuals from groups underrepresented in the life sciences.
Fellows will receive postdoctoral training support of $80,000 annually for up to
four years, followed by support of $270,000 annually for up to four years as independent
faculty, if eligible. The program includes opportunities for career development, including
mentoring and active involvement in the HHMI scientific community.
Individuals who are from gender, racial, ethnic, and other groups underrepresented
in the life sciences at the career stages targeted by this program, including those
from disadvantaged backgrounds.
PhD and/or MD (or equivalent) by the start of the grant term.
No more than 12 months of postdoctoral research experience at the time of the application
Any citizenship or nationality who have been accepted to join a laboratory as a postdoctoral
fellow at a research institution located in the U.S. (including Puerto Rico).
Application Deadline: February 15, 2017, 3 p.m. (ET)
An intensive 7 week postdoctoral training fellowship bridging the gap between academia
& data science. The program has sites in New York, Silicon Valley, and an online version.
There is no tuition cost and they offer limited need-based scholarships to defray
expenses for Fellows during the seven week program.
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) works to promote equity and education
for women and girls, with a special emphasis on fundamental issues of the day — educational,
social, economic, and political. It offers a series of fellowships for postdoctoral
study for women, including international women and women transitioning back into the
Application Deadlines: Vary throughout the Fall. See
AAUW website for a specific fellowship.
The NIH Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs) are a set of programs established by Congress
and designed to recruit and retain highly qualified health professionals into biomedical
or biobehavioral research careers. The program offers PhDs, MDs and other equivalent
doctorates repayment of up to $35,000 annually of a researcher's qualified educational
debt in return for a two-year commitment to engage in NIH mission-relevant research.