JHPDA Weekly Bulletin
2 March 2015
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IN BRIEF: Postdoc Retreat: Oh the places you’ll go: Abstracts due in 1 week!
UPCOMING JHPDA EVENTS
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES
JHPDA Research Presentation Club: Spring dates!
Come join the Research Presentation Club! Practice presenting a talk/poster of your choice with the JHPDA Research Presentation Club! Receive feedback from a friendly audience of fellow postdocs and graduate students. Each month’s event also features valuable tips from an expert in presentation skills.
Not yet ready for a talk? Come and listen to a fellow postdoc practice over lunch (provided!) and help out by providing feedback.
When: Wednesdays, 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Dates: Mar. 11th, Apr. 15th, May. 13th, Jun. 10th
Additional Professional Development Events
Professional Development Office
When: Tuesday, March 3rd, 9:00am -4:00 pm
Where: 1830 Building, Room 2-108
Among the topics covered: the federal grant process and “grant culture”, mechanisms of particular interest to new investigators, choosing a “fundable” research problem, writing a competitive application, developing a budget and budget justification, the NIH system of peer review, and non-federal funding sources.
Career Talk (Co-sponsored by JHPDA PDC)
Title: Opportunities with AstraZeneca Biologics Manufacturing Center
Who: Kate Surdez, Director, People Services and Brian Stamper, Scientist II, AstraZeneca
When: Wednesday, March 4th, 2015, 2-4 pm,
Where: Mountcastle Auditorium, First Floor, Pre-Clinical Teaching Building
Kate Surdez, Director, People Services, and Brian Stamper, Scientist II, AstraZeneca Biologics are coming to Johns Hopkins East Baltimore campus to discuss career opportunities at the Frederick manufacturing site and to answer your job search questions! Take advantage of this unique networking opportunity! Please register here, and click here for more details.
Networking and Visibility
When: Monday, March 9th, 12:00 -2:00 pm
Where: 1830 Building, Room 2-108
Who you know does matter, and can help to predict career success! You can learn to network effectively, and increase your professional visibility.Choosing the right career can be a challenge. First, you will develop your elevator pitch. Second, you will gain insight about conducting informational interviews to help you reach the next step in your career. Click here to register.
Public Health Career Fair
When: Friday, March 6th, 10:00am -3:00 pm
Where: Bloomberg School of Public Health Building, 615 N. Wolfe St. Baltimore, MD 21205
Held on the medical institutions campus, this career fair attracts dozens of employers from around the world - and provides students and alumni with an opportunity to search for jobs and build relationships with professionals in their field of interest. The Public Health Career Fair provides a convenient location for agency representatives from around the country to meet students, faculty and alumni to discuss organization functions, employment opportunities, consultancies, internships, and career information for public health graduates and professionals. Graduate students from the Johns Hopkins Schools of Public Health, Medicine, Nursing and Business, as well as from surrounding colleges and universities are invited to participate. Details here, list of current registered employers available.
Welch Library Courses
A list of upcoming Welch Library Courses can be found here.
Preparing Future Faculty Teaching Academy Events and Opportunities
The Hopkins Graduate Student Consulting Club
IEE March Grand Rounds
Title: The Future of Biomedical Research Training
Who: Jon R. Lorsch, PhD, Director of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health
When: Tuesday, March 17th, 4:00 -5:00 pm
Where: Ground floor auditorium of the Wood Basic Science Building
The Institute for Excellence in Education (IEE) is delighted that Jon R. Lorsch, PhD, Director of the National Institute of General Medical Science, NIH, will speak at education Grand Rounds. His topic will be “The Future of Biomedical Research Training”. We will have ample time for discussion, and hope that you, and your colleagues, will attend this important session. Click here for details.
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.
EVENTS AROUND BALTIMORE
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