Past Events

  • 2019 Jul 10

    The Academic Job Search: Preparing Your Materials

    Registration Closed 1:30pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    16 Divinity Ave Rm 1058
    This presentation will teach you how to prepare and polish your materials (cover letter, CV), and provide you pointers for writing effective teaching, research, and diversity statements. Please note that this presentation would be repetitive for those with whom I (Stephen) has already met individually.

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  • 2019 Jun 21

    Science Career Fair & FAS-PDA Poster Session

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Northwest Building, B100, 52 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

    Science Careers has partnered with the Harvard FAS Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and the FAS Postdoctoral Association (FASPDA) to produce a unique career fair open to all. Join us for a chance to meet with top scientific organizations and get advice from career experts. The combination of career development seminars, a poster session, company presentations, and exciting career opportunities makes this a free "must-attend" event for scientists.

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  • 2019 Jun 13

    How to Write NIH Grants

    Registration Closed 3:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    16 Divinity Ave Rm 1058

    The NIH provides a series of investigator awards that train early-career researchers to become successful NIH-funded investigators. This session, led by Bridget Queenan, Ph.D., will focus on writing F32s (NIH postdoctoral fellowships), but will also include brief discussions of F31s (for your future graduate students) and R01s (for your future lab).

    Bridget N. Queenan is Executive Director of Research for the FAS Quantitative Biology Initiative, Harvard University

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  • 2019 Jun 12

    Postdoc Science Cafe

    Registration Closed 5:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    NorthWest Building Rm 343, 52 Oxford St.

    Come meet your fellow postdocs and hear about their work! In this monthly meeting postdocs from all disciplines within FAS come together and listen to a few short presentations on diverse postdoc projects. This is a great way to learn about the great science going on at Harvard outside your own department and to meet and connect to postdocs outside your field.  

    It is also a great opportunity to practice talks addressing broad general audiences and to prepare for outreach activities.

    Come and join us for some great...

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  • 2019 Jun 07

    Postdoc Summer BBQ

    Registration Closed 4:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    MCZ Courtyard

    DUE TO RAIN BBQ WILL TAKE PLACE JUNE 7, 2019

    Come celebrate the start of the summer with a great Postdoc BBQ, organized by the FAS Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and The FAS Postdoc Association. We'll have drinks, BBQ, and music.  Come JOIN the FUN!

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  • 2019 Jun 07

    The Academic Job Search: Preparing Your Materials

    Registration Closed 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Room 1058, Biolabs Building, 16 Divinity Avenue

    This presentation will teach you how to prepare and polish your materials (cover letter, CV), and provide you pointers for writing effective teaching, research, and diversity statements. Please note that this presentation would be repetitive for those with whom I (Stephen) has already met individually.

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  • 2019 Jun 05

    Tales from the battlefront: Discussion Panel with Postdocs back from the Academic Job Market

    Registration Closed 3:30pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Biological Laboratories (BL1080), 16 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge.

    Are you going on the job market soon, have been on the job market recently, or just curious about the job search dynamics?

    Come join us for an informal discussion with fellow postdocs and colleagues about job searches in academia.  A panelists of postdocs who have been on the academic job market this year will share their stories and address your questions and curiosities.


     

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  • 2019 May 23

    Career Search Strategy: How to Identify Opportunities and Roles and Best Practices for Job Searching

    Registration Closed 3:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    16 Divinity Ave, Room 1080

    This workshop will provide advice on how to prepare and conduct an effective job search. What should you ask yourself before beginning your search? The presentation will then help you to identify and research companies through online searching,...

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