JHPDA Weekly Bulletin

26th Sep 2016

contact: postdoc@jhmi.edu

website: jhpda2.jhu.edu

Did you know?  In celebration of both the National and Hopkins Postdoc Appreciation Weeks, postdocs can get discounts at multiple businesses both on- and off-campus this week, including free use of the Cooley Center. Details here.

IN BRIEF: Postdoc Appreciation Weeks!

Last week was National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW), a nationally recognized week for postdocs! This week is Hopkins Postdoc Appreciation week! As every year, the JHPDA organizes social and professional events, discounts & freebies. We aim to provide a fun and useful celebration of postdoctoral life.Thanks to our amazing committees, we have several events coming up! We're looking forward to seeing you at our events!! As always, please don’t hesitate to contact us (postdoc@jhmi.edu) if you have any questions.

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DISCOUNTS THIS WEEK

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TUESDAY 9/27

Excellence in Diversity Symposium

 12:00- 5:30pm

RSVP

WEDNESDAY 9/28

Modern Academia Job search 

12:30pm-1:30pm

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Trivia Night 6:00-8:00pm

           

 THURSDAY 9/29

 International Visa Seminar

         2:00pm-3:30pm

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Upcoming JHPDA Meetings

(Campus map for meeting & event locations)

JHPDA Monthly Meeting

Join and learn more about JHPDA’s ongoing initiatives to benefit postdoc fellows!

When: Wednesday, Oct 5, 5:30pm

Where: PCTB 113

Contact: postdoc@jhmi.edu

Diversity Postdoctoral Alliance Committee meeting

Join in the planning of events and find out more about the diversity postdoctoral alliance committee

When: Monday Sep 26, 6pm.

Where: MRB Daily Grind

Contact: Email Dionna Williams or Marc Edwards

International Committee meeting

Join in the planning of events and find out more about the international committee

When: Tuesday Sep 27, 12:30pm.

Where: Cobblestone Cafe near Einstein’s bagels.

Contact: Email Beth Zucconi or Antje Arnold 

Professional Development Committee meeting

Join in the planning of events and find out more about the Professional Development Committee

When: Friday Sep 30, 12pm.

Where: Wenz Cafe.

Contact: Anup Sharma

Policy and Advocacy Committee meeting

Join in the planning of events and find out more about the Policy & Advocacy Committee.

When: Tuesday Oct 4, 4:15pm

Where: Wenz Cafe

Contact: Rachel Mulheren


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

Professional Development: Anup Sharma and Xiang Xu

Socials: Nicholas Simon

Diversity Postdoc Alliance: Dionna Williams  and Marc Edwards

SPH: Julia Raifman and Alfredo Guerra Lara

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.

Upcoming JHPDA Events

JHPDA Research Presentation Club Sign Up: Fall 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: Oct 12th, Nov. 16th, Dec. 14th, Jan 18th

Sign-up here

Questions? Contact Anup Sharma or Madhuparna Roy

Join the JHPDA team in a fundraising walk for diabetes

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The JHPDA invites you to join Step Out, an opportunity to change the future and make a positive impact in the lives of those who are affected by diabetes. Take Charge. Inspire Others. Fight against diabetes! Join our team! 

When: Sunday, October 2nd

Where: Canton Waterfront Park

Questions? Contact sandris2@jhmi.edu 

Professional Development Opportunities

Professional Development and Careers Office

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

  • Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures - Commercialization Academy (details)

Additional Professional Development Events

  • Writing K Applications: Know the Basics and Secret Handshakes- Office of Women in Science and Medicine invites women faculty and female post- doctoral fellows to discuss how to write a fundable NIH Career Development Award ("K Award"), Oct 6th (details) (posted 9/12)
  • 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)
  • Biostatistics course; application deadline Nov 1st (details)

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

  • Become an affiliate member of the National Postdoctoral Association for FREE (details) (posted (9/26)
  • Newly formed HIV Aging Mentored Research group at Johns Hopkins is open to postdocs (details) (posted 9/26)
  • September 28th: Annual James E.K. Hildreth Lecture on molecular biology and addiction risk (details) (posted 9/26)
  • Volunteer as an after school mentor in Baltimore Elementary schools (details) (posted 9/26)
  • HHMI launches funding program for early career scientists from underrepresented groups. (details) (posted 9/26)
  • MIT Science Advocacy group runs science funding email campaign (details) (posted 9/26)
  • Register to join AWIS Live, to learn more about the work of AWIS and its community & how you can get involved (details) (posted 9/19)
  • Scientist Mentoring and Diversity Program for Medical Technology (SMDP MedTech) is looking for recent graduates for medical technology program. (details) (posted 9/12)

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.

  • Postdoc position available in transplant immunology and immunoregulation at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (details). (posted 08/20)
  • Cancer vaccine/ immunology scientist at the VLP Therapeutics in Gaithersburg, MD (details) (posted 8/8)
  •  Postdoc in the Neural Interface Laboratory within the Office of Science and  

      Engineering Labs at FDA (details) posted 9/06

Receive grant alerts here.

Events Around Baltimore

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


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