Do you or would you ride your bicycle to work but refrain due to dangerous conditions and lack of bike lanes?
There have been conversations and support from the deans of SPH/SOM to improve the safety of Hopkins cyclists. Sign this petition to show your support. More info here. A group ride will be held on Oct 10 at 11:30 in front of the School of Public Health to show support! All are welcome to join.
Get your Flu Shot, starting today!
Click here for more information on times and dates.
Fall Telling Stories about Science Events
- Wednesday, Oct. 15: Randy Olson
- Wednesday, Nov. 5: Peter Agre
Where: Wood Basic Science Bldg. Aud.
More details here
Hopkins School of Medicine
Evenings at the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
6:00pm-7:00pm Arrival and ticket pick-up
8:30pm-9:00pm Q&A session
9:00pm-10:00pm Dinner reception
Saturday, Oct 25, 2014 @ 7pm - R. Strauss' Ein Heldenleben
Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015 @ 7pm - Stravinsky's Rite of Spring
Great, inexpensive photography
The Department of Pathology, JHMI offers excellent photography services. For more information, click here.
Sexual Assault Reporting
The Johns Hopkins University has launched a new resource, a website for Sexual Assault Response & Prevention. This website features policies, procedures, FAQs, training resources, and emergency contact information. See full announcement here.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.com
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.]
BusyGrad: housing, reviews, buy/sell items
[BusyGrad is not affiliated with Hopkins.]
IN BRIEF: JHPDA Committees are recruiting -
The JHPDA needs you! The JHPDA is a volunteer organization run by postdocs, for postdocs. Right now, the Media & Communications Committee and the Policy & Advocacy Committee are actively recruiting! (Though note, all committees – including Professional Development, Social, International – always welcome new members.) In addition to providing service to the postdoc community, involvement provides leadership skills for your CV!
JHPDA Media & Communications Committee responsibilities:
- Disseminating information to the postdoctoral community (e.g., weekly bulletin)
- Maintaining the JHPDA website, social media pages, and JHPDA blog
- Organizing events focused on scientific communication
- Judging abstracts for poster and podium presentations at JHPDA Annual retreat
JHPDA Policy & Advocacy Committee responsibilities:
- Educating, advising, and advocating on behalf of postdoctoral fellows
- Giving voice to the issues that affect the postdoctoral community
- Organizing events such as new postdoc orientations and going to Capitol Hill to speak out for science
Interested in getting involved? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email individual committee chairs, as listed on the left side of this bulletin!
UPCOMING JHPDA EVENTS
Postdoc Research Seminar with Nancy Thornberry
ABSTRACTS DUE TODAY, Oct 6, 2014
An opportunity for postdocs to present their research and network with visiting scientist, Nancy Thornberry, an Independent Consultant in the pharmaceutical industry.
Five postdoc fellows will be chosen from the abstracts. Send a 500 word research abstract to email@example.com by today, Oct. 6, 2014. The event will take place Thursday, Nov. 13, 9:30 - 11:30 am in PCTB, Room 517.
For more information, click here.
“Like” our POSTDOCtoberfest ‘Ink of the Week’ Pic!
Thank you to everyone who helped make our POSTDOCtoberfest and NPAW a smashing success! Our photo has been entered into CustomInk’s “Ink of the Week” contest. Click here to “like” our picture and/or here to do the same on Facebook. Thanks everyone!
...stay tuned for future events...
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Professional Development Office (PDO) Events:
One hour Lunch-and-Learn
This fall, on Wednesdays during your 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.
Register here (for headcount purposes only)
- 10/08: Identifying Transferable Skills (PCTB, Room 113/114)
- 10/15: Government Jobs (PCTB, Room G18/G19)
- 10/23: Looking Into Diverse Careers (Fall Research Leadership Module; PCTB, Room 113/114)
- 10/29: The Power of LinkedIn (PCTB, Room 113/114)
- 11/05: Introvert? Extravert? Using Your Strengths (PCTB, Room 113/114)
Fall 2014 Research Leadership for Postdocs (lunchtime modules)
When: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:00 - 1:30pm
Where: 1830 Building, classroom 2-108 (unless otherwise noted, below)
- 10/21: Focus on your future, Academic Job Search Panel
- 10/23: Diverse Careers in Science, Career Transitions
- 10/28: Networking
- 10/30: Promotion and Tenure, Reward and Recognition
- 11/04: Mentoring
- 11/11: Building and Managing Teams (3 hours)
- 11/13: Inclusive Excellence; Hot-Button Issues in the Workplace
- 11/18: Working within Your Organization
- 12/02: Managing Research Funds, Faculty Panel
- 12/04: Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship
- 12/09: Time Management
- 12/11: Project Management (3 hours)
Bloomberg School of Public Health Career Services Office Events (Fall 2014)
Fall 2014 event details for SPH postdocs, including event descriptions, locations, RSVP links can be found on the Career Services Office website.
Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
- 10/06: “Access to Experts” Information Session: Plan International USA
- 10/07: “Access to Experts” Information Session: ECG Management Consultants
- 10/09: “Access to Experts” Information Session: ORAU – Maryland Office
- 10/16: "Access to Experts" Information Session: Cardno ChemRisk
- 10/16: "Access to Experts" Information Session: American Institutes for Research
- ...more November events coming soon!
Professional Development Module Program courses offered by the Center for Leadership Education in the Whiting School of Engineering. Click here and here for details.
- The Thrasher Research Fund: Early Career Awards (concept submissions due 9/12; proposal submissions due 10/24, link)
- Publicizing Basic Science Contest - $500 prizes (deadline 10/20, link)
- The Neuro Challenge (deadline 10/31, flyer link, website link)
- Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease (due 11/03, link)
- NIH Loan Repayment Programs (due 11/15, link)
- Research Study, paid participation: Physical & Mental Fatigue Study (link)
- Request for guest editors for Biochemistry Insights Journal (contact Mariana Figuera Losada)
SCIENCE & COMMUNITY OUTREACH EVENTS
- STEM Specialist Training Session (10/8, 2:30 - 4:30, 1830 East Monument, 2-108; link; contact Tiara@mbrt.org)
- CONference on Networking, Education and Career Training (CONNECT), (10/17, 10am-3pm, link)
- Speakers Bureau Training Session (11/7, 9 - 12, 1101 East 33rd, B103; link, contact Nona@mbrt.org)
- AAAS STEM Volunteer Program (link; contact: email@example.com)
- Baltimore Green Works (volunteer)
FELLOWSHIP & JOB OPPORTUNITIES
Recent additions listed below.
- Protein Engineer/Molecular Biology Scientist (link)
- Biogen Idec Postdoctoral Program (link)
- Equity Research Fellow (link)
- Research Opportunities in Europe for NSF-funded postdocs (link)
- International Opportunity: Scientific Instrumentation (link)
- Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Scientific Grants Manager (link)
All Job and Fellowship listings are compiled here.
Details on NIH job listings are also compiled here.
Other opportunities can be found here.
EVENTS AROUND BALTIMORE
- Baltimore Farmer's Market, Sundays (underneath the Jones Falls overpass) Expressway on Saratoga Street between Holliday and Gay Street)
- Thursday Nights at the Walters, FREE art exhibits every Thurs., 5-9pm
Local Events in Baltimore City
Local Events Outside Baltimore City
For other local events, visit http://baltimore.org/events or here.