Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Sign up for your employee dental insurance by August 1!

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Tufts University is pleased to announce that payment for the voluntary dental plan will now be processed by payroll deduction making is a more affordable option for dental insurance for Tufts University postdoctoral scholars! 

This insurance is voluntary and consists of the Delta Dental PPO Plus Premier Plan.  Please enroll by August 1 to be eligible for dental insurance between September 1, 2017 – December 31, 2017

Effective September 1, 2017 Tufts Support Services (TSS) will handle the administration and billing of the voluntary Delta Dental Plan.
The voluntary Delta Dental PPO Plus Premier Plan that is offered will run on the calendar year starting January 1, 2018. Information will be emailed to you in November 2017 on how to enroll and information regarding the new policy year, January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018. 
Questions regarding plan benefits should be directed to Delta Dental at 800-872-0500 or www.deltadentalma.com . When selecting a dentist, please make sure to select in the Delta Dental PPO network,http://wsprod.deltadental.com/DentistSearch/MassachusettsDentistSearchController.ccl.

For enrollment questions, please contact Gianna Vroom, Director of Student Advisory & Health Administration Office at Gianna.Vroom(at)tufts.edu 



Thursday, January 26, 2017

Positioning Yourself for Success with Melanie Sinche

Melanie Sinche, NCC, from Jackson Labs and author of Next Gen, PhD joined us to show where PhDs are going and what they did to get their dream jobs!


Thursday, January 19, 2017

How to Network Like a Pro at Scientific Meetings

Dan Jay, Tufts University Faculty and Postdoctoral Officer joined us to teach us how to maximize the opportunity of attending scientific conferences!


Thursday, January 12, 2017

Management 101 for Scientists

We were joined by Joanne Kamens, Executive Director of Addgene to learn more about management and leadership skills for scientists!


Friday, November 18, 2016

Workshops in Preparing Future Professionals: A Model in Postdoc Career Development

We were joined by Nathan Vanderford from the University of Kentucky on the second part of his seminar series, this time demonstrating valuable tools and lessons to develop a course or workshop on professional development for PhDs!





Monday, October 24, 2016

Getting More Out of Tufts' Libraries with Laura Pavlech


We were joined by Laura Pavlech, Research and Instruction Librarian at Hirsh Library and liaison to the Sackler School to learn more about library resources available to postdocs!

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Tufts University Postdocs Can Now Access the VersatilePhD!


Interested in exploring non-academic career options? 

Versatile PhD is the oldest, largest online community dedicated to non-academic and non-faculty careers for PhDs in humanities, social science and STEM. Join over 70,000 other members in learning about options for those in (and out) of graduate school!