26 octobre 2019

Postdocs as Mentors

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Study says that when it comes to everyday mentoring and training in the sciences, postdocs are the new PIs. More...

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07 septembre 2019

African universities battle to attract post-doctoral researchers. Here’s why

The ConversationPostdoctoral training is vital for new PhD graduates. This is a period of “apprenticeship” for a newly-minted researcher to hone their skills in a research environment. It typically follows completion of the doctoral degree. Depending on the scientific field and other factors, training can last a year or two and beyond.
This apprenticeship provides young postdocs with critical experience and helps to develop the skills they need to become seasoned research leaders. Yet, very few African universities offer postdoctoral training, primarily due to a lack of mentorship. There are simply not always enough senior, qualified faculty staff – those with PhDs – who can provide the necessary support. More...

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22 juin 2019

IF@ULB Call 2019 now open

IF@ULB offers a unique opportunity to recruit 63 international postdoctoral researchers in total at ULB. 21 postdoc researchers were granted a fellowship for the first call. They will start their project from 1 July 2019. More...

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14 juin 2019

Insecure employment for postdoc researchers is leading to bad science

The GuardianPostdoc researchers like me aren’t considered university employees, even though we’re essential to research. This must change. More...

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05 mai 2019

Join Your Grad Student or Postdoc Association

HomeOne important lesson Robert Pearson says he's learned is that professional development and such associations intersect in important and interesting ways. More...

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26 décembre 2018

Le programme PRESTIGE post-doc

Campus France logoOuvert à tous, quel que soit leur domaine de recherche, le programme PRESTIGE encourage la mobilité des chercheurs français et étrangers depuis et vers la France. Il subventionne leur établissement français d’accueil ou d'envoi et participe ainsi au financement de leur projet de recherche. Plus...

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01 novembre 2018

UC San Francisco Settles With Former Postdoc

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The University of California, San Francisco, settled with a former postdoctoral researcher for $150,000 after she sued it, saying a high-profile tobacco researcher harassed her. More...

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21 octobre 2018

Got Energy Talent MSCA-COFUND Postdoctoral Fellowships: 1st Call for applicants

The University of Alcalá (UAH) and the University Rey Juan Carlos (URJC) are pleased to announce that up to seventeen (17) fellowships are available as part of the GOT ENERGY TALENT – COFUND Fellowship programme (GET-COFUND). More...

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23 septembre 2018

Do You Need a Postdoc?

HomeMany Ph.D. students simply default to postdoctoral training as a logical next step, when instead they should be making a much more intentional choice, writes Stephanie K. Eberle. More...

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05 août 2018

Call for international postdoctoral researchers at Université libre de Bruxelles, deadline 15 October

IF@ULB is a European postdoctoral programme, COFUNDed by the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) and the European Commission within the framework of MARIE SKŁODOWSKA-CURIE actions (H2020). The programme will enable ULB to recruit 63 international postdoctoral researchers between 2018 and 2023, in three calls. More...

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