Being a successful job candidate requires not only skills and knowledge, but also careful preparation. Our panelists will give a brief overview of their own professional job search, and will lead an open question and answer session. Come hear from current HSPH faculty and former HSPH postdocs as they discuss: How and where to learn … Continue reading "Career Exploration Series – Faculty Panel"
Each term, we choose one major theme and have 5-6 meetings where we learn and discuss ways to integrate that theme more deeply into our personal and professional lives. We begin with a 30-minute introduction to the topic and then have a 15-minute personal check-in and discussion. This term we'll be focusing on effective communication from … Continue reading "Peer Support Group"
The monthly PDA Council meeting is open to all members of the Postdoctoral Association (including postdoctoral trainees and research associates) who want to learn about current and future PDA initiatives. A zoom link will be sent the week prior to the meeting.
Join us for a panel discussion on Tuesday, May 18th from 1 to 2pm EST on Zoom. Our panelists will be two PhDs who recently transitioned outside of the academic bubble: Matteo Tardelli, PhD, is the author of the book "The Salmon Leap for PhDs: Swimming upstream: A transition from academia to industry". He will share with … Continue reading "Tools and tips for a successful career transition"
Our next Career Discussion Group meeting will feature Dr. Amar Sahay, cofounder of Labmate. Dr. Sahay will join us for about half of the hour to talk about the importance and relevance of consultancy work for postdocs. For more information (and the zoom link), please email PDA Career Development Chair- Béné Gnangnon email@example.com
On June 9th at 10am, we’ll be hosting a special conversation with Lilu Barbosa and Adriana Robertson from the Office of Diversity and Inclusion on intercultural communication. Intercultural communication is an extremely important, and an extremely challenging, part of our professional lives. Join us as this stellar team presents a set of strategies for navigating cross-cultural conversations in … Continue reading "Intercultural Communication"
Join us for our June Monthly PDA meeting! We are looking for postdocs and research associates to fill open positions on the council. You can read more about the open positions here. Zoom meeting link will be sent out the week of the meeting.