JHPDA Weekly Bulletin

5th June 2017

contact: postdoc@jhmi.edu

website: jhpda2.jhu.edu

Did you know?  Hopkins Swim Club is recruiting postdocs for their team this Summer. More information here.


In this bulletin:

  • Shuttle Social Happy Hour
  • Eager Park playground build

Recurring Content

Upcoming JHPDA Meetings

(Campus map for meeting & event locations)

JHPDA monthly meeting 

When: Wednesday, June, 7th, 5:30pm

Where: PCTB 113

Contact: postdoc@jhmi.edu

Socials committee meeting 

When: Wednesday, June, 7th, 9:00am

Where: Atwater’s

Contact: postdoc@jhmi.edu

Policy & Advocacy committee meeting 

When: Tuesday, June, 13th, 1pm

Where: Miller Research Building Daily Grind

Contact: postdoc@jhmi.edu


JHPDA Executive Council 

2016-2017 Officers

Co-president: Nick Wyhs

Co-president: Justin La Favor

Treasurer: Georg Oeltzschner

Secretary: Adele Goman

Committee Chairs

Communications: Pankhuri Vyas and Premraj Rajkumar 

International: Beth Zucconi and Antje Arnold 

Policy and Advocacy: Rachel Mulheren and Grace Kim

Professional Development: Anup Sharma and Madhu Roy

Socials: Nicholas Simon and Erin Brown

Diversity Postdoc Alliance: Dionna Williams  and Marc Edwards

SPH: Jing Sun and Collin Weigel

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 join our 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.


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


Upcoming Events

Shuttle Social at The Life of Reilly, Thu., June 8th

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Join your fellow postdocs for our social happy hour at The Life of Reilly. All postdocs welcome! Look for the yellow balloon.

Where: The Life of Reilly, 2031 E Fairmount ave

When: Thursday June 8th, 6-8 pm

Transport: Walking distance

Questions: Email postdoc@jhmi.edu

Eager park playground build, Sat., June 10th

Interested in helping out the Baltimore community with your fellow postdocs? We are organizing a group of postdocs to help out with the construction of a new playground in Eager park, just next to the Hopkins East Baltimore campus.

When: Saturday June 10th 8:00 am. We will meet at 7:45am outside Atwater’s café and go as a group.

Where: Eager park, N Wolfe St

RSVP: Click Here

Breakfast and lunch will be provided!

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.

Additional Professional Development Events

  • Apply for a Bio-Trac® Training Programs at MedImmune (details) (posted 10/3)
  • Access JHU Membership Benefits to the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD) (More Details, Webinar Calendar)
  • Welch Library Courses (upcoming courses)
  • Effective Science Communication course series (website, schedule)
  • Writing Accountability Groups (WAGs)
  • Hopkins Science Writing Program (details here and here)
  • Registration is now open for the Graduate Summer Institute of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (details) (posted 3/13)

Teaching Opportunities

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

Other Opportunities

  • National Postdoc Association (NPA) is now accepting applications to bring in 4 individuals this fall to its Board of Directors.Deadline: 07/07 (details) (posted 6/5)
  • Registration is now open for the ASCB- EMBO meeting in Philadelphia this December 2nd - 6th (details) (posted 6/5)
  • A series of neuroethics lectures by James Giordano, Ph.D. sponsored by the T32 Fellowship Program. The next talk will be June 16. (details) (posted 3/20)
  • Become an affiliate member of the National Postdoctoral Association for FREE (details) (posted (9/26)
  • Applications are open for Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s 3rd Annual STEM Faculty Launch. Deadline August 11th. (details) (posted 5/22)
  • Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Research Institute call for applications is now open for its third Translational Research Workshop for Basic Scientists. Deadline: June 23, 2017 at 12:00pm (ET).(details) (posted 5/22)

Fellowship and Job Opportunities

  • UB Primary Care Research Fellowship Training program is accepting applications for a post-doc NRSA clinician fellow (details) (posted 4/17)

Visit the Johns Hopkins PDCO jobs board site for updated listings, including job postings and postdoctoral fellowships in a variety of science careers across disciplines.

Visit the postdoc jobs board site for updated listings of open postdoctoral positions within Johns Hopkins School of Medicine by PDCO.

Receive grant alerts here.

Events Around Baltimore

Visit http://baltimore.org/events or the Culture Fly calendar.

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