Tuesday, May 24, 2016

The Importance of Mentoring

A discussion with Tabbye Chavous, Dean of U Michigan on the importance of mentoring.
Why seek a mentor?

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Developing a teaching philosophy and Building an Educational Portfolio

Hoping to teach in academia? Read on for great advice about developing a teaching philosophy and building your educational portfolio from Tershia Pinder-Grover, from the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching in Engineering, U. Michigan!

How to be a good faculty mentor

How to be a good faculty mentor

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Looking to transition into academia? How can you really become a good mentor to your students and postdocs? Read on for advice from Laura Olsen from the University of Michigan from the NextProf Science 2016 Conference!

An Overview of Tenure

An overview of tenure

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Read on for an overview of Tenure by a number of Professors in various fields at U. Michigan!

Sunday, May 15, 2016

The Importance of Networking and Self Promotion on the Tenure Track

Sari Van Anders, a social neuroendocrinologist from U. Michigan gives some insight as to how to network and why you should really be self-promoting yourself! Why self-promote?

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Postdoc Seminar Series – Tim Calamaras & how we can protect our hearts

Today Tim Calamaras a great postdoc from Tufts Medical Center spoke about “Identifying PKG1a interacting proteins to discover novel cardioprotective molecules”

Work/Life Resources @ Tufts


The AS&E Committee on Work/Life Balance have compiled a list of resources for Postdocs related to work/life! See below for resources on pregnancy during a postdoc, childcare, lactation rooms, health and wellness and relevant contacts!

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

PDA/GSC Spring Vendor Show 2016!

On the 10th of May, 2016, we held our first ever PDA/GSC facilitated vendor show in Sackler 114!

Life in Academia

What are the benefits and challenges of a career in Academia?

  • Ruth Blake (Yale, Geochemistry)
  • Baldomero Olivera (University of Utah, Biology)
  • Mary James (Reed College, a SLAC)

The Faculty Search Process

How to successfully apply for a faculty position? How to write your application? How to get an interview? Read on!