Check out all of the exciting events coming to campus this week.
Mental Health Seminar + Yoga and Bubble Tea
Wednesday – September 18
Learn about the mental health resources available at Tufts University. Follow this up with bubble tea and a relaxing yoga session while overlooking the Boston skyline! Register here.
CV Building Workshop with Scismic
Thursday – September 19
Learn valuable tips on how to strengthen your CV for industry and find out about the resources that Scismic offers for postdocs on the market for an industry position in the Boston area! Food will be provided. Register here.
Thursday – September 19
Come enjoy a casual social hour after work with your fellow postdocs at Abigail’s Restaurant. Someone from the PDA will be there with a sign. Come on out and grab a drink or just to hang out! PDA will provide appetizers.
Annual Tufts Postdoc BBQ
Friday – September 20
Let’s finish out celebrating National Postdoc Appreciation Week with our annual postdoc BBQ Party! Join your fellow postdocs at a beautiful venue with a gorgeous view of the Boston skyline, while you eat delicious BBQ food and mingle. Vegetarian options are available. Families are welcome!
Sign up here! For this postdocs on the Boston campus, if you need transportation to Medford, please fill out this form.
The Sackler School has opened registration for their next short course, focused on preparing individuals for industry. If you’re heading to industry, register soon — seats are limited.
We are pleased and proud to announce a new short course “NAVIGATING THE CORPORATE ENVIRONMENT”. This course continues our series of courses and seminars designed to educate and train students and postdocs toward career excellence in academia and across the biomedical workforce. This course will provide an introductory understanding of working in biotech, pharma and research organizations.
This course will combine lecture and interactive activities from a Northeastern University Business faculty with discussions with alumni and others from a variety of companies. Topics will include managing people, understand culture, working in groups, teamwork, organizational structure, company overviews, the market and associated peers, roles within an organization and how to be successful in a corporate environment.
This course will consist of five 2-hour sessions on Thursday evenings from 6 – 8 pm, starting on Thursday, March 1. Subsequent sessions will be on March 8, 15, 22 and 29. Attendance at all five sessions is mandatory as are pre -and post-course surveys and a $20.00 course fee. The class size is limited to 30, and will be accepted on a first-come first-serve basis.
Please note this is a not-for-credit course. A light dinner will be served for each seminar!
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!
Effective September 1, 2017 Tufts Support Services (TSS) will handle the administration and billing of the voluntary Delta Dental Plan.
For enrollment questions, please contact Gianna Vroom, Director of Student Advisory & Health Administration Office at Gianna.Vroom(at)tufts.edu
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!