JHPDA Weekly Bulletin

26 January 2016

contact: postdoc@jhmi.edu

website: jhpda2.jhu.edu

Did you know? Want to keep up-to-date with the policies and benefits for postdoc fellows? Check out our website for the up to date information! Still have more questions? Feel free to contact us at postdoc@jhmi.edu.


New Content

Recurring Content

Upcoming JHPDA Meetings

(Campus map for meeting & event locations)

JHPDA Monthly Meeting

All postdocs are welcome to attend our monthly meetings. Come learn and talk about ongoing JHPDA programming, events and committees!

When: Wednesday, Feb 3, 5:30 pm

Where: Miller Research Building, room 181

Contact: Chelsea Qinjie Zhou

JHPDA Communications 
Committee Meeting

All are welcome to join us with ideas for Communications Committee Meeting.

When: Wednesday, Feb 10, 8:30am

Where: MRB Daily Grind

Contact: Premraj Rajkumar and Pankhuri Vyas

JHPDA Executive Council 

2015-2016 Officers

Co-president: Stanley Andrisse

Co-president: Rohan Gupta

Treasurer: Nick Wyhs

Secretary: Chelsea Qinjie Zhou

Committee Chairs

Communications: Pankhuri Vyas and Premraj Rajkumar 

International: Beth Zucconi and Anders Josefsson 

Policy and Advocacy: Rachel Mulheren

Professional Development: Jineta Banerjee and Xiang Xu

Socials: Justin La Favor

Diversity Postdoc Alliance: Dionna Williams  and Marc Edwards

Joining the JHPDA

Interested in one of our committees? Want to contribute to postdoc events, policy and training? Good ideas for future events?

Email us: postdoc@jhmi.edu

Bulletin provided by the JHPDA Media and Communications Committee

Want to contribute to our bulletin? Know of an upcoming event, or want to write an article for our “In Brief” section?

Email us: postdoc@jhmi.edu

Other Announcements

Increase your on-campus visibility

Are you publishing a paper? Let Marketing and Communications know by sending your manuscript, journal, and anticipated publication date to JHMedia@jhmi.edu.

Career Development Toolkit
for Postdoctoral Researchers

The toolkit, aimed at postdoc and hosted by jobs.ac.uk, offers general starting points for reflecting on careers and formulating an ongoing career strategy. Download the career toolkit here.

Postdoc of the Month Awards

The Journal of Postdoctoral Research has Postdoc of the Month awards. More information here.

Great, inexpensive photography

The Department of Pathology, JHMI offers excellent photography services. More information here.


JHPDA Postdoc Blog

Tell Your Stories: Submit a post

Postdoc Business Cards 

[Includes instructions for postdocs in the Schools of Medicine and Public Health, and postdocs at Homewood.]

Family Resources

Baltimore Resources

BusyGrad: housing, reviews, buy/sell items
[BusyGrad is not affiliated with Hopkins]

Argonne Postdoc Blog 

[not affiliated with Hopkins]

Science Careers


Free networking website that enables researchers to identify and connect with thousands of potential collaborators worldwide.

Complimentary career advice ebooks

The Global Academic Careers Guide

Career Development Toolkit 4 Researchers

Research Publications Planner

Co-authoring - Getting Started

IN BRIEF: Partnering Toward Discovery Event -
Fixing Misfolded Protein Disease

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JHPDA invites you to Join us at the Partnering Toward Discovery Postdoctoral Fellow Event as cardiologist David Kass and postdoctoral fellow Mark Ranek present “Fixing Misfolded Protein Disease.”

When: Thursday, Jan 28, 4:00 pm

Where: Turner Concourse Miller Research Building

 ground floor area outside of Tilghman Auditorium

(Campus map)

Questions? Email postdoc@jhmi.edu

Organizing Committee: Dr. Martha Zeiger (Associate Dean for Postdoctoral Affairs), Drs. Yuejin Li and Jineta Banerjee (Postdoctoral fellows)

Upcoming JHPDA Events

Professional Development Committee Monthly Meeting Thursday, Jan 28, 1:00 PM

Learn about professional development events planned for the upcoming year at this monthly meeting Open to all!

When: Thus., Jan. 28th, 1:00 pm

Where: Miller Research Building, Daily Grind.

Questions? Contact Jineta Banerjee and Xiang Xu

Professional Development Opportunities

Professional Development and Careers Office

Click here to see the full calendar of PDO events.
here to make an appointment with the PDO.

  • Baltimore Under Ground Science Space (BUGSS) is a local non-profit public lab space that offers a safe space for anyone to learn, discuss, and do science. We are seeking help from local scientists, please consider these unique opportunities to interact with the public! For more info click here.
  • Johns Hopkins Equity Research Externship Program collaborating with T. Rowe Price to develop basic skills in equity research and learn about careers in finance and equity research; register here.
  • Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures - Commercialization Academy (details here)

Additional Professional Development Events

Teaching Opportunities

  • Center for Integration of Research Teaching and Learning (CIRTL)
  • Program overview here 
  • Johns Hopkins School of Education
  • Offers graduate certificate programs & online programs in education (details)

Other Opportunities

  • Advancing Postdoc Women Guide Book: essential information for postdoc women in their careers; provided by National Postdoctoral Association (download) (posted 1/18)
  • Funding opportunity, Career Guidance for Trainees awards from Burroughs Wellcome Fund ($30,000-$50,000); 3/16 deadline, details here (posted 12/21)
  • Only 1 week left for early bird registration!! 2016 Annual National Postdoc Association meeting - registration now open; hosted at Van Andel Research Institute in Michigan; early bird registration until Feb 5, details here
  • Download free booklet on marketable skills and transition to the next phase of your career (from Science Magazine; here) (posted 11/02)

Fellowship and Job Opportunities

Visit the below site for additional updated listings, including job postings and postdoctoral fellowships in a variety of science careers across disciplines. Recent additions listed below.

  • Postdoctoral position in mechanisms and susceptibilities of cancer driver genes at the lab of Dr. David VanderWeele, MD PhD, at National Cancer Institute (details) (posted 1/18)
  • 2016 L’Oréal USA For Women in Science fellowship program - applications now open (due 2/05, details) (posted 1/10)
  • T Rowe Price internship for next spring/summer is open to postdoctoral fellows; preliminary letters of interest invited (details)
  • Apply to be a Global Health Corps Fellow (due 2/2, details)
  • Postdoc in genomics and bioinformatics at the University of Lorraine in Nancy, France (details & contact) (posted 1/10)

Receive grant alerts here.

Events Around Baltimore

Upcoming Events

  • Free yoga taught by M Power Yoga instructors! Saturdays, 1/09 - 3/05, 10:00 - 11:00 am, Living Classrooms building inside Patterson Park; mats available and kids welcome.
  • ...and many more listed here!

Recurring Events

For other local events, visit http://baltimore.org/events or the Culture Fly calendar.


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