JHPDA Weekly Bulletin
11 May 2015
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IN BRIEF: Hope for Nepal Fundraising Dinner, 5/20.
A fundraiser will be held on Wed, May 20th (6:00 - 8:00 pm) to help Nepal after the devastating earthquake. This event is open to everyone.
Tickets will be sold for a minimum donation of $10 and must be purchased in advance. All proceeds will go to the Bir Hospital in Kathmandu.
Dinner will be provided by Nepal House in the Daily Grind and a silent auction will be held.
Tickets will be sold on the following days this week, at the following locations:
For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Technology Transfer Career talk, Thurs., May 21st
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES
JHPDA Research Presentation Club: Dates through October available!
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 through October now available!
Questions? Contact Jineta or Xiang
Professional Development Office
Spring 2015 Research Leadership for Postdocs
Research Leadership for Postdocs in a series of 12 short lunchtime modules. Sessions are on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:00 - 1:30 in the 1830 Building, classroom 2-108. Find session topics and dates here and register here.
Information Session: Collaborative Teaching Fellows Programs - New options!
When: Monday, May 11th, 12:00 - 2:00 pm
Where: Mountcastle Auditorium; 1st floor Preclinical Teaching Building, map
Information session about the Teaching Fellows Program from faculty and participants. Teaching sites include Notre Dame University of Maryland*, Goucher College, Stevenson University and Morgan State University. Visit the teaching fellows website to learn more! (*Co-Sponsored by the JHPDA.)
Developing a Powerful CV and Cover Letter
When: Wednesday, May 13, 12:00 - 2:00 pm
Where:1830 Building, Room 2-108
If you are considering an academic career path, come and learn how to develop a powerful CV and its accompanying cover letters. This is an interactive workshop and you are encouraged to share your CV and/or a specific Faculty opening that will be used as an example.
Job Opportunities For International Graduates/Postdocs
When: Wednesday, May 13th, 4:00 - 6:00 pm
Where: 1830 E Monument St., room 2-108
Panelists share their experience and answer your questions.Plus, hands-on advice from an immigration lawyer and JHU Office of International Services.
Additional Professional Development Events
Hopkins Biotech Network Entrepreneurial mentorship program workshop series: II. Developing Innovative Ideas and Evaluating Feasibility
May 14, 6:30 - 7:30 pm (click here for more information)
Welch Library Courses
A list of upcoming Welch Library Courses can be found here.
Preparing Future Faculty Teaching Academy (PFFTA) programs
Hopkins Science Writing Program
Online/low-residency Science Writing Program. Postdocs have multiple options for gaining training, including a Master of Arts degree (9 courses), a graduate certificate program (5 courses), and individual classes. Except for week-long residencies, courses are online. To learn more, see this flyer or visit this site.
33rd Graduate Summer Institute of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
When: June 15th - July 3rd
Where: Bloomberg School of Public Health
Summer Institute offers intensive basic and advanced level courses in epidemiology and biostatistics intended to develop an understanding of the principles, methodologic strategies and practical aspects of epidemiological research. SOM postdocs interested in registering should contact the SOM Registrar.
FELLOWSHIP & JOB OPPORTUNITIES
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Details on NIH job listings are also compiled here. pathway
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Other opportunities can be found here.
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