Maybe we should all be enjoying our jobs more and worrying about them less. Check this out from Radhika Nagpal, Professor of Computer Science, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Harvard Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering. She has some interesting insights into how to prioritize, manage your time, say no–and have fun.
Posts Tagged ‘postdoctoral fellows’
Are you curious about the patentability of software? Or interested in learning how to protect and distribute software? Technology Transfer & Business Development will be holding a brown bag session on Software Licensing & Patents on August 7, 2013 in Mac Hall, room 2201, from 12 to 1 p.m. Lunch will be catered (first come, first serve or bring your own). The event will be lead by Arvin Paranjpe, M.S., J.D., technology development manager, and … Read More
This August 13-14 2013, Portland State University (PSU) will host Oregon Lab2Market, a two-day workshop targeting campus innovators and entrepreneurs with early-stage ideas. Through an intensive, experiential workshop, participants will learn to evaluate and shape their concepts for the commercial marketplace. Led by venture capitalists from DFJ Frontier, Lab2Market integrates lectures and exercises to help entrepreneurs critically assess their business idea and refine their elevator pitch. Applicants must commit to attending the both days of the … Read More
The Burroughs Wellcome Fund’s Career Awards at the Scientific Interface are designed to provide funding to bridge advanced postdoctoral training and the first three years of faculty service for researchers who have transitioned or are transitioning from undergraduate or graduate work in the physical/mathematical/computational sciences or engineering into postdoctoral work in the biological sciences, and who are dedicated to pursuing a career in academic research. This program provides up to $500,000 over five years. Pre-proposal deadline: … Read More
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On Wednesday, June 19 at 3 p.m., graduate students, postdocs, and faculty are invited to join OHSU Women in Science for tea and treats in Vollum room 4M. Come hear about the new parental leave policy that is now in place for all graduate students, and learn what’s on the horizon for next year. Men are welcome to attend. Sign up for the Women in Science listerv to be notified about future events. Questions? Contact … Read More
New this year at OHSU Research Week, we’ve planned a series of career development panels that are designed to spark conversation between students, fellows, and faculty on topics like developing a good relationship with you mentor, finding a job, and surviving grad school. OHSU Researchers from all disciplines are welcome to attend. How to prepare for the job search and interview process Wednesday, May 22, 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., OHSU Auditorium Postdoctoral fellows and … Read More
New scientists pursing a career in hematology may be interested in this unique year-long training opportunity from the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the European Hematology Assocation (EHA) that is focused on helping scientists build successful careers in hematologic translational research, including pathogenesis, diagnostics, and experimental treatment of hematological disorders. Twenty early-career scientists from the U.S. and Europe will be selected to participate in the program, which begins with an intensive week-long course held … Read More
The Human Investigations Program (HIP) trains scientists in the principles of and best practices in clinical and translational research. It offers an integrated clinical and translational education curriculum. Participants can obtain a Certificate in Human Investigations or a Master of Clinical Research degree – and a non-degree track allows enrollment in individual courses. The curriculum includes a wide variety of requirements and electives that will provide a rich background in human investigation – everything from the … Read More
Register for the Summer Vollum Writing Course, a 6-week professional science writing course open to OHSU graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty. This class uses short lectures, class discussion, and workshop-style writing assignments to help researchers learn to write better papers and grants. Topics include: The basic elements of good scientific writing style, including sentence and document structure; Insight into scientific conventions regarding grammar, punctuation, and usage; Strategies for revising; Dealing with writer’s block … Read More