Tag Archives: Postdoctoral research

Your G.I. Jane/G.I. Joe Moment! Tips to Land a Fellowship at the Broad Institute of Harvard & MIT (By Dr. LaTese Briggs)

The following information was shared by Dr. LaTese Briggs (PROMISE Alum, UMBC Chemistry & Biochemistry, Current Program Analyst at Faster Cures.) Dr. Briggs captivated the audience of the 2013 PROMISE SSI on Saturday, August 17, with her call to the audience to have their G.I. Jane/G.I. Joe moments. She called for people to be academically, […]

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Postdocs: Planning for Success and Developing an “Individual Development Plan (IDP)”

During the July “Postdoctoral Writing Suite” at UMBC, there was discussion about developing Individual Development Plans, or IDPs, as a tool for assessing skills, charting goals, and facilitating communication with your postdoctoral mentor. The IDP, developed by Dr. Cynthia Fuhrmann (formally of UCSF, joining UMass Medical School August 2013), has been used by both graduate students […]

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Transitioning to Faculty Life: Conference for Underrepresented Minority Postdocs in STEM Fields

CIC conference for URM postdocs in STEM May 31-June 2, 2012 Hyatt Place Columbus/OSU 795 Yard Street, Columbus, OH 43212 CIC member campuses are committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty. The goal of this conference is to provide Postdoctoral Scholars from groups historically underrepresented in Engineering and Natural Sciences the opportunity to network and […]

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