JHPDA Weekly Bulletin
23 June 2014
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Did you know? We have nominees for the 4 JHPDA officer positions, and elections are now OPEN! Please Vote!! More details here.
IN BRIEF: JHPDA Officer Elections Now OPEN.
The JHPDA is the oldest postdoctoral organization in the country. Representing over 1500 postdocs at Hopkins, we are an organization for postdocs, run by postdocs.
Voting for elected officer positions for the 2014 - 2015 term is now OPEN! Vote for your next Representatives now!
All SOM and SPH postdocs are eligible to vote. Please only vote once!
Candidates are listed below; please click their name to read their election information:
Voting closes on at 11.59 pm on July 1st.
Newly elected officers will be announced during the JHPDA board meeting on July 2nd and in the weekly bulletin.
UPCOMING JHPDA EVENTS
Postdoc Orientation, Thurs., July 10
When: Thursday, July 10, 2:30-4pm
Who: ALL (new or established) postdoctoral fellows, regardless of affiliation, may attend; however, some provided information may be more relevant to those in the School of Medicine.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org with questions
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Professional Development Office (PDO) Events:
Careers in Government Consulting
What is government consulting? How does it differ from management consulting? Could it be right for you? Hear about it from someone who has been there and now aims to inform other STEM graduates about this exciting career possibility.
Speaker: Josh Henkin, Ph.D., Founder, STEM Career Services
When: Wednesday, June 25, 3:00-4:00pm
Where: Bloomberg School of Public Health, Room 2030
RSVP: RSVP here
Weekly 1-hour Lunch & Learn Seminar Series
On Wednesdays over your lunch break, come discuss important topics that leverage your marketability when looking for a job. There are 5 themes being offered:
Register: Register here (for headcount purposes only); you may attend any or all seminars, there is no restriction
When: Wednesday, 12:00-1:00pm, dates listed above
Where: 1830 E Monument St. building, room 2-108
Teaching Fellows Programs - Accepting Applications THROUGH 7/10
Attention all East Baltimore Postdocs and 2+ year Graduate Students! Interested in gaining mentored teaching experience at a local college or university? The PDO offers opportunities to gain experience in the practice and pedagogy of teaching undergraduate students in mentored programs at five local institutions. Johns Hopkins has partnered with the University of Maryland School of Medicine to expand the Teaching Fellow Programs.
Teaching sites now include: Notre Dame University of Maryland*, Towson University, Loyola University of Maryland, Goucher College, and Stevenson University [*Co-sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Postdoctoral Association]
Please read the program descriptions carefully as there are different time commitments, requirements and expectations. You may apply to one or more of the programs if you meet the qualifications. Directions and individual fact sheets can be found here. A common online application is used with a place to indicate which program(s) you are applying for. Begins June 10th. Click here to apply.
Your Research Career – Summer Intersession
This intensive five-day course introduces JHMI professional students, graduate students and fellows to the most important uses for scientific communication. Learn how to apply for your first NIH or other peer-reviewed grant (Mon-Tue); how to write a research paper (Thu) ; and how to plan, organize and deliver an effective research talk or poster, including appropriate design and use of graphics (Fri). Wednesday will cover various aspects of Research Leadership for students.
When: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, July 14, 15, 17, 18, 2014, 9:00am – 12:30pm (Students and Postdocs): You may attend any or all days
Wednesday, July 16, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm (Students ONLY)
Where: Mountcastle Auditorium; 1st floor Preclinical Teaching Building
Register: Register here
Recent additions listed below. Full descriptions can be seen here.
FELLOWSHIP & JOB OPPORTUNITIES
Recent additions listed below. Full descriptions here.
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
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