23 novembre 2015

Non-mobile post-docs take greater share of tenure

By Jan Petter Myklebust. A greater share of post-doctoral applicants who have not studied or worked abroad gain tenure than those who have been internationally mobile before and during their post-doctoral career, according to a new report. Read more...

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01 novembre 2015

The decline in biomedical postdocs – good decisions or bad conditions?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By David Kent. An article came out earlier this month in the FASEB Journal (published by the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology) that contained a somewhat shocking set of data: it turns out that the number of  scientists undertaking postdoctoral research in life sciences is declining. More...

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14 octobre 2015

Registrations open for EUA-CDE focus group on the postdoc stage

On 13 November 2015, the EUA Council for Doctoral Education (EUA-CDE) is organising a focus group on the postdoctoral stage. The event is hosted by Aarhus University, Denmark.
The focus group will attempt to identify existing or potential good practices for using postdoc positions for the benefit of institutions and researchers alike, particularly in relation to changing career patterns of early stage researchers. Places will be filled on a first-come-first-served basis. Priority will be given to EUA-CDE members, with a limit of one participant per institution.
The deadline for registration is 26 October 2015. There is no registration fee, but participants will have to cover their own travel and accommodation costs. To register for the event, please contact caroline.marissal@eua.be. More...

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03 octobre 2015

More Than a Postdoc

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Many humanities and social science Ph.D.s leave graduate school and are thrust into adjunct employment as they seek out more permanent positions. Others take on postdoctoral fellowships -- essentially full-time teaching or research gigs -- under one or two-year contracts that may offer little in the way of mentorship. Read more...

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12 septembre 2015

10 habits for a successful postdoc

By Jack Groves. Professor Drennan, who has five postdocs and eight graduate students in her Boston lab, has published a list of “10 habits for a successful postdoc” that asked readers to consider how day-to-day activities might improve their career prospects. More...

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31 juillet 2015

Transition Q & A: John Robertson

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Jennifer Polk. I’ve always had a very fuzzy view of the future. I knew there were lots of things I would be happy doing, including traditional academia, supporting research, teaching or working in industry. More...

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13 juin 2015

Postdoctoral researchers to be made Cambridge alumni

By Holly Else. Former postdoctoral researchers will now be counted as alumni at the University of Cambridge. More...

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12 avril 2015

Dissertation Finish Line

HomeBy Lori A. Flores. I received my Ph.D. almost four years ago, but I vividly remember the anxieties I felt at this time of year as I struggled to make it to my dissertation finish line. March had turned into April, my dissertation was due June 1, and going on the job market during my final year of grad school had taxed my mind, body and spirit. Read more...

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What career coaches can do for PhD holders

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Jennifer Polk. Career coaches seem to be rising in popularity these days. Once hired primarily by mid- and late-career professionals in the corporate world, coaches and career consultants these days are sometimes specializing in working with graduate students and academics. Their services were news to me when I was in the early stages of my post-PhD transition. More...

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09 février 2015

SOS Docteurs au chômage ?

AccueilPar Louise Tourret, Marie-Caroline Missir. Etudiant et futur prof, un apprentissage difficile

Benoît Vaillot, Agrégé d'Histoire à l'Université de Lyon 2 et Président du Collectif Confluence, (composé de jeunes chercheurs en Sciences humaines et sociales, Lettres et Art),  et Océane Pérona, Doctorante à l'université Saint-Quentin en Yvelines  (UVSQ) et membre de ce même Collectif Confluence : ils expliquent le fonctionnement de ce Collectif qui permet aux Chercheurs et Doctorants d'avoir plus de visibilité pour le grand public, dans leur travail de recherches, en animant des conférences et ateliers sur l'objet de leurs recherches. Voir l'article...

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