However, discussions during consultations with postdocs
revealed a different set of needs.
Ekman: I can't think of any specific event that changed my life, but spending some time abroad as a postdoc
and visiting scientist has been very important to me--both from a professional point of view, to learn from a new environment, but also on a personal level.
Think of a giraffe," says Uzel, who is now a postdoc
at the Wyss Institute at Harvard University.
As a postdoc
, she coordinated a study of early interventions.
To bring her invention to market, Dankovich, currently a postdoc
in Carnegie Mellon University's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has founded a nonprofit called pAge Drinking Paper, and by continuing to collaborate with WATERisLIFE, she hopes to make the book available in Africa later this year.
Thus, the field is sharply competitive for grant dollars, faculty positions, and stature, and it tends to reward individual over team achievement (no ambitious postdoc
ever got a grant or job because she was a good team player or helped another scientist get a key publication).
Shrinking the pool of postdoc
positions would also be a bit of a wake-up call for Ph.
The second training component follows completion of the workshop and consists of each student and postdoc
spending four additional hours working individually with a faculty mentor or principal investigator (PI) of his or her respective NIH or NSF project.
00 Shares Raised % Value Professor 2,000 $2,000 20% $2,000 Postdoc
A 1,000 $1,000 10% Postdoc
B 1,000 $1,000 10% University 2,000 $2,000 20% $2,000 CEO 4,000 $4,000 40% $4,000 Total 10,000 $101000 100% $10,000 Issued and outstanding 10,000 Fully diluted 10,000 Raised in this round $10,000 Cumulative raised $10,000
As an incoming postdoctoral fellow at Western University, I would like to reflect now on the potential for the postdoc
to be a transitional step inserted into the academic hierarchy between graduate life and professorial life.
Written by soon-to-be postdoc
Hillary Blakeley, this blog bills itself as a "neuroscientist's thoughts on teaching, learning, and education.
Many of these postdocs
earn their PhDs in the United States prior to applying for a postdoctoral position, but a not insignificant number receive their PhD training outside the United States and come to the United States to take a postdoc