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IAP 2010 Activity

Taking the Next Step in Academic Science
Biology Postdoc Association & Biology Graduate Students
No enrollment limit, no advance sign up
Participants welcome at individual sessions (series)
Prereq: none

MIT Biology is also offering a selection of roundtables on the practice of science, navigating academia, and balancing it all with a life outside the lab.
Web: http://web.mit.edu/biology/www/biology/iap.html
Contact: Thomas Schwartz, 68-480, x2-3851, tus@mit.edu
Sponsor: Biology

Finding a Postdoc
Angelika Amon, Dennis Kim, Christine Phillips
Are you interested in doing a postdoc? Want to learn an industry postdoc? Come hear about the details of interview/application from professors and someone who just secured a post-doc position. Find out what makes a good postdoc candidate from a faculty perspective.
Mon Jan 11, 01-02:30pm, Whitehead Auditorium

Family and Science
M.Laub, D.Jarosz, N.Zizlsperger, C.Drennan, J.Koubova
Join us for a discussion of the challenges of raising a family while pursuing a career in science.
Tue Jan 19, 02-03:30pm, 68-181

Finding a Faculty Position
David Page, Iain Cheeseman, Lars Dietrich
Looking for that professorship is a daunting process. What do search committees look for? Where do you find information? What should you do at an interview? What are the pitfalls? Come find out from faculty at different career stages who have experienced all aspects of the process.
Wed Jan 20, 01-02:30pm, 68-181

Postdoc Bootcamp
Panel of speakers
Are you wondering what it means to be a postdoc at MIT? What benefits are you eligible for? What is your exact status and how does that impact your time here? The questions and more will be addressed by a panel of speakers focusing on issues for postdocs. If you've just come to MIT, be sure to come and get some facts.
Fri Jan 22, 01-02:30pm, 68-181
Latest update: 22-Dec-2009

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Last update: 19 August 2010