JHPDA Weekly Bulletin

11 July 2016

contact: postdoc@jhmi.edu

website: jhpda2.jhu.edu

Did you know? Participate in the 2016 National Postdoctoral Survey (here), for a chance to win a $200 travel award to a scientific meeting of your choice.


New Content

Recurring Content

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, Aug 3, 5:30 p.m.

Where: PCTB 113

Contact: postdoc@jhmi.edu

JHPDA Executive Council 

2015-2016 Officers

Co-president: Stanley Andrisse

Co-president: Justin La Favor

Treasurer: Nick Wyhs

Secretary: Chelsea Qinjie Zhou

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: Justin La Favor and 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.


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

IN BRIEF:hghgg

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The Johns Hopkins Postdoctoral Association invites you to a shuttle social at One World Café in Charles Village!

When: 100 W University Pkwy, Baltimore, MD 21210

Where: Tuesday, July 12th, 2016, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Transportation: JHMI-Homewood Shuttle, IFC-homewood Stop.        


Questions? Email postdoc@jhmi.edu

Upcoming JHPDA Events

JHPDA Policy & Advocacy Committee Meeting,
Tue., July 12th


Join the JHPDA policy & advocacy committee in this monthly meeting, open to all postdocs! Learn about their ongoing initiatives.

When: Tuesday, July 12th, 4:15 p.m.

Where: Wenz Cafe (campus map)

Questions? Email postdoc@jhmi.edu

JHPDA Socials Committee Meeting, Wed., July 13th

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Join the JHPDA socials committee in this monthly meeting, open to all postdocs! Come help plan upcoming postdoc socializing and networking events!  

When: Wednesday, July 13th, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Where: Atwater’s (campus map)

Questions? Email postdoc@jhmi.edu

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.

  • Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures - Commercialization Academy (details)

Additional Professional Development Events

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

  • Deadline extended….(details)
  • Deadline extended: National Postdoc Association (NPA) elections for NPA board of Directors. Apply by July 18th (details) (posted 7/11)
  • JHU is an institutional partner with the Association for Women in Science (AWIS). Click here for registration information and get your free benefit if you enroll in the STEM program. (posted 7/5)
  • KGI will offer the Certificate in Bioscience Management online course with 10 PhD students or postdoctoral scientists being awarded a KGI Burroughs Wellcome Fund scholarship this fall (more information for scholarship contact here) (posted 6/13)
  • Volunteering opportunity to join the Institutional Review Board (IRB) at the University of Maryland (details) (posted 6/6)
  • Two positions available at the Center for Women in Technology in UMBC: Associate and Assistant Director (details)(posted 6/6)
  • Community outreach volunteering opportunity for a new nonprofit called National Alzheimer’s Buddies (NAB) (details) (posted 5/23)
  • The latest spring issue of POSTDOCket is now available for download from the National Postdoc Association (details) (posted 5/23)
  • Exploring career opportunities in your field? Access a network of research labs, science companies, and resources through Kynplex (details) (posted 4/18)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow Internship Program: two mini-internships in the School of Medicine now available (details here & here) (posted 4/18)

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.

  • Fulbright scholars program to Brazil is now open for postdocs and early career scholars. Applications due Aug 1st (details) (posted 6/27)
  • Fulbright scholars program opportunities available to postdoctoral and early career candidates (details) (posted 6/6)
  • Postdoc position available in Bioinformatics, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institute, Baltimore, MD (details) (posted 4/25)
  • Opportunity for postdocs to work as Freelance Scientific Consultants with Kolabtree (details) (posted 4/04)

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Events Around Baltimore

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

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