JHPDA Weekly Bulletin
6 April 2015
Did you know? On-site registration will be available at the postdoc retreat tomorrow 4/07, for those of you who want to attend but haven’t registered! Registration opens at 7:30 am. Also, our retreat is featured in the Hopkins hub!
IN BRIEF: Postdoc Retreat tomorrow!
The JHPDA and HW-PDA invite all postdocs to attend our 2nd annual postdoc retreat, “Oh the places you’ll go: Academic and diverse career paths for postdocs.”
Due to overwhelming interest, registration will open at 7:30 am! For those of you who have not registered but are interested in attending, we are pleased to announce that on-site registration will be available.
When: TOMORROW, April 7th, 2015, 7:30 am - 6:00 pm. The event starts at 8:30 am.
Where: Turner Concourse and Auditorium, Hopkins East Baltimore campus
For more information, click here
This event will feature:
Johns Hopkins Success Stories with Dr. Myron L. Weisfeldt, M.D., Thursday, April 9th
The National Cherry Blossom Festival & Smithsonian Trip to Washington DC, Saturday, April 11th
Postdoc Research Presentation club, Wednesday, April 15th
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Additional Professional Development Events
Professional Development Office
Lunch and Learn Series
Over lunch break, come discuss important topics that would leverage your marketability when looking for a job. You may attend any or all seminars, there is no restriction. (Note: this series isn’t intended to replace the PDO workshops, but if you missed some of them, you would learn parts of that was covered)
Where: 1830 E. Monument Street Building, Classroom 2-108
When: 12:00-1:00 p.m.
NIH Budgeting and eRA Commons
Creating a budget and Using Electronic Research Application for K99 and early stage investigators.
Speaker: Alex Galea, Assistant Director, Grants Team, Office of Research Administration
When: Thursday, April 9, 2015, 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Where: 1830 E. Monument Street Building, Classroom 2-108
Spring 2015 Research Leadership
The new short-module format was so successful last fall that we are continuing it this spring, beginning April 14th! Research Leadership for Postdocs is now a series of 12 lunchtime modules. We hope you will want to attend all of them! This series will fulfill the NIH expectation for "instruction and training in... leadership skills." Sessions will be Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:00-1:30 in the 1830 Building, classroom 2-108. For the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) please pay by April 23, 2015. For more information, click here. Click here to register.
Interviewing for Career Success
When: Monday, April 20, 2015; Mock interview: 1:30 – 3:00 pm; Lecture: 12:15 – 1:15 pm
Hosted by The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Career Services Office and the JHMI Professional Development Office. Please register here
Welch Library Courses
A list of upcoming Welch Library Courses can be found here.
The Hopkins Graduate Student Consulting Club
Preparing Future Faculty Teaching Academy Events and Opportunities
Effective Science Communication
Effective written and oral communication is crucial for achieving academic success, yet is often overlooked in graduate coursework. Join us on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 -11:00 am in classroom 2-108 in the 1830 Building to learn the fundamentals of all types of science communication.
For Topics and more details, click here: Course website
Questions? Contact Liz Meier
Hopkins Science Writing Program
Online/low-residency Science Writing Program. Postdocs have multiple options for gaining training, including a Master of Arts degree (9 courses), a Graduate Certificate program (5 courses), and individual classes. Except for week-long residencies, courses are online. To learn more, see this flyer or visit advanced.jhu.edu/sciencewriting
The biggest Start-up Job Showcase in town, to host dozens of top-notch start-ups that are looking to hire intelligent & hard-working students for internships and full-time roles! Admission is FREE (details).
Where: Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, 100 International Drive
When: Friday, April 10, 9:00 am
Developing a Tailored Resume and Deciphering the Internship Announcement
When: Friday, April 10, 10:00 - 11:30 am
Where: Rangos, Room 490
Scientist Mentoring & Diversity Program for Biotechnology (SMDP Biotech) Successful applicants will receive fellowships in the 15-year-old program SMDP Biotech, covering virtually all expenses for this one-year program. Mentoring and professional development program begins with 5-day training session; participants also attend a major biotechnology conference (fellowship applications due 4/30; details here).
AACR Associate member council for programs for early-career scientists
When: April 18-22
For more details, click here
Successful Pharmaceutical Study Start-Up: Key Steps for Investigators
When: Tuesday, April 7th, 3:00 - 5:00 pm
Where: Tilghman Auditorium
Events from Institute for Excellence in Education (IEE)
These events are open to all and the registration fees are waived for graduate students and postdocs.
A day-long conference featuring a keynote address entitled "Medical, Biomedical and Health Professions Education: Five Changes that Can Make a Difference" by distinguished educator L. Dee Fink, PhD.
When: Friday, April 17, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Where: Armstrong Medical Education Building 1600 McElderry Street
More information can be found here
Registration for IEE Summer Teaching Camp is open to postdocs. More information can be found here.
When: Thursday July 31 and Friday August 1, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Where: Armstrong Medical education building
FELLOWSHIP & JOB OPPORTUNITIES
All Job and Fellowship listings are compiled here.
Details on NIH job listings are also compiled here.
Receive grant alerts here.
Other opportunities can be found here.
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