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When personal becomes professional - Science Magazine

Google Alert - August 17, 2017 | 1:36 pm

When personal becomes professional
Science Magazine
Three months ago, I finished my Ph.D. studying the spread of waterborne pathogens. My next logical moves would be to get a postdoc in a related field, publish extensively, and scramble like hell to try to get on the tenure track. Instead, later this ...

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STC and UNM Innovation Academy Awarded NSF I-Corps Site Grant - UNM Newsroom

Google Alert - August 16, 2017 | 4:39 pm

UNM Newsroom

STC and UNM Innovation Academy Awarded NSF I-Corps Site Grant
UNM Newsroom
The core of the STC-iA Rainforest I-Corps program will focus on recruiting individual commercialization teams comprised of a PI (faculty, postdoc, or student), an entrepreneur, and a mentor, who will be seed funded and supported to develop an idea ...

Harper Cancer Research postdoc receives highly competitive career development award from NIH/NCI - ND Newswire

Google Alert - August 16, 2017 | 8:37 am

ND Newswire

Harper Cancer Research postdoc receives highly competitive career development award from NIH/NCI
ND Newswire
Dr. Tyvette Hilliard, a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Sharon Stack, Director of Harper Cancer Research Institute, has received a highly competitive 5-year K01 Research Career Development award from the NIH/NCI. Her project titled, 'The ...

DelBene, brewers tap into bipartisan Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act - Redmond Reporter

Google Alert - August 15, 2017 | 7:42 pm

DelBene, brewers tap into bipartisan Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act
Redmond Reporter
With Postdoc Brewing Company co-owner Debbie Chambers leading the way, DelBene toured the Redmond hop-spot before gathering with a group of craft brewery owners to discuss the bipartisan Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (H.R. ...

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The human cost of the pressures of postdoctoral research - The Guardian

Google Alert - August 10, 2017 | 8:05 am

The Guardian

The human cost of the pressures of postdoctoral research
The Guardian
A paper on conformal algebra has recently caused a stir on social media. Not because of the science, but rather the heartfelt plea in the acknowledgements. Postdoctoral research can be an isolating experience Photograph: Don McPhee for the Guardian.

SPIE Partners With Four Biomedical Optics Labs On New Postdoc ... - Photonics Online

Google Alert - August 10, 2017 | 6:42 am

SPIE Partners With Four Biomedical Optics Labs On New Postdoc ...
Photonics Online
SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, has partnered with four international biomedical optics laboratories — the Wellman...

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SPIE partners with four biomedical optics labs on new postdoc ... - Optics.org

Google Alert - August 9, 2017 | 9:46 am

SPIE partners with four biomedical optics labs on new postdoc ...
Optics.org
BELLINGHAM, Washington, USA, and CARDIFF, UK — SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, has partnered with four international biomedical ...

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Calling Attention to a Postdoc's Struggles and Suicide - Inside Higher Ed

Google Alert - August 8, 2017 | 3:11 am

Inside Higher Ed

Calling Attention to a Postdoc's Struggles and Suicide
Inside Higher Ed
Dolan, who had depression, was a friend and colleague from Rosten's time as a postdoctoral researcher at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies. After the stint in Ireland, Dolan was doing postdoctoral work at another institution, where “he had a ...

The toll of short-term contracts - Science Magazine

Google Alert - August 7, 2017 | 5:06 pm

Science Magazine

The toll of short-term contracts
Science Magazine
So, after a string of short-term positions in academia—1 year teaching, a 2-year postdoc in Italy, and 16 months in a second postdoc back in France—she decided to try her luck elsewhere. Pelisson is just one of the many French scientists who have ...

Scientist publishes algebra paper in which he blaims flawed postdoc system for his friend's suicide - ZME Science

Google Alert - August 7, 2017 | 10:46 am

ZME Science

Scientist publishes algebra paper in which he blaims flawed postdoc system for his friend's suicide
ZME Science
At some point, the postdoc position ended and the two hard to part ways. Rosten took another postdoctoral position at the University of Sussex in England while Doland arrived at the University of Amsterdam where he struggled alone and without a mentor.

UM postdoc fellow takes advantage of cold snap to study natural selection in lizards - EurekAlert (press release)

Google Alert - August 6, 2017 | 4:26 pm

UM postdoc fellow takes advantage of cold snap to study natural selection in lizards
EurekAlert (press release)
MISSOULA - Research by University of Montana postdoctoral fellow Shane Campbell-Staton appears in the latest issue of the journal Science. Campbell-Staton, a National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, was the lead author of a report titled ...

Postdoc, Undergrads Pen Column in The Root About Flint Water Crisis - Tennessee Today

Google Alert - August 4, 2017 | 5:49 pm

Postdoc, Undergrads Pen Column in The Root About Flint Water Crisis
Tennessee Today
The column's writers include Louise Seamster, a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Sociology; Derek Galyon, a senior studying political science; Nichole Proctor, a senior studying sociology and psychology; and Patrick Sonnenberg, a senior in ...

The Frankenstein postdoc - ABC Online

Google Alert - August 3, 2017 | 7:43 pm

ABC Online

The Frankenstein postdoc
ABC Online
When Kylie Soanes bounced out of her graduation ceremony with a newly-minted PhD, she thought she knew what she was in for. She expected to have to work really, really hard. What she didn't expect was how hard it would be just to get the opportunity to ...

Who counts as an inventor? The answer could be worth millions - Science Magazine

Google Alert - August 2, 2017 | 2:48 pm

Science Magazine

Who counts as an inventor? The answer could be worth millions
Science Magazine
For most scientists, the move from being a postdoc in a university lab to taking a job with a promising biotech startup is the path to higher income. For chemist Alexander Arefolov, however, an unconventional switch in the opposite direction appeared ...

Who is to blame for postdoctoral collapse? - University Affairs

Google Alert - August 2, 2017 | 11:25 am

University Affairs

Who is to blame for postdoctoral collapse?
University Affairs
In my first guest post, I shared my personal postdoctoral burnout story, but there is much more to tell. In the first instance, I thought it would be most useful to use this post to reflect on the main stressors that many of us feel in academic careers ...

Postdoc: Optical Spectroscopy under Dynamic Compression - Optics.org

Google Alert - July 28, 2017 | 7:02 pm

Postdoc: Optical Spectroscopy under Dynamic Compression
Optics.org
The Institute for Shock Physics (ISP) is a multidisciplinary research organization within the College of Arts and Sciences at Washington State University. The ISP conducts research activities in three locations: Institute for Shock Physics, Pullman ...

Ag postdoc a face of the future - Source

Google Alert - July 27, 2017 | 2:12 pm

Ag postdoc a face of the future
Source
Early career awards are often the first of many recognitions for up-and-coming young researchers. For Alejandra Huerta, a postdoc in Professor Jan Leach's lab, she certainly hopes this is the case. Huerta, a researcher in the Department of ...

Making the Most of Your Postdoc - Inside Higher Ed

Google Alert - July 27, 2017 | 3:07 am

Inside Higher Ed

Making the Most of Your Postdoc
Inside Higher Ed
Landing a postdoc, particularly for the social sciences and humanities, is increasingly difficult as Keisha N. Blain recently noted in Inside Higher Ed. Many postdocs are as competitive as tenure-track jobs. But if you are one of the lucky few to ...

What comes after a Ph.D.? Check out the data - Science Magazine

Google Alert - July 24, 2017 | 5:20 pm

Science Magazine

What comes after a Ph.D.? Check out the data
Science Magazine
The rise in newly awarded degrees is matched by an overall increase in the number of Ph.D. recipients with definite postgraduate plans, which includes postdoc positions and other full-time jobs in and outside of academia. However, the percentage of new ...

Postdoc Society names 2017 Outstanding Mentor and Outstanding Postdoc awardees - Penn State News

Google Alert - July 21, 2017 | 2:59 pm

Penn State News

Postdoc Society names 2017 Outstanding Mentor and Outstanding Postdoc awardees
Penn State News
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Penn State Postdoc Society is pleased to announce this year's recipients of the Outstanding Postdoc Mentor and Outstanding Postdoc awards. Suvrath Mahadevan has been named the 2017 Outstanding Postdoc Mentor for his ...

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