Event Schedule

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March

Rutgers Discovery Informatics Institute Open House
Tuesday, March 28 | 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

This year’s Open House will feature an introduction to the Institute and updates on our exciting international, national, regional, and Rutgers-wide Data Science and Big Data initiatives. There will be an overview of our powerful Higher Performance Computing (HPC) resources, a poster session highlighting the collaboration of RDI2 researchers with colleagues in academia and industry and success stories from RDI2 HPC users.

Please join us for coffee and light refreshments. Stay through lunch to meet RDI2 researchers and staff, peruse the posters and network with other computational researchers here at Rutgers.

iJOBS Career Panel: Science Policy
Tuesday, March 28 | 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Come hear from Maureen Boyle, PhD who is the Chief of Science Policy Branch in NIDA’s Office of Science Policy and Communications as well as former AAAS Science and Policy Technology Fellowship recipients.  Learn how to get involved in science policy groups on campus as well as prepare for a career in the field. 

Postdoc Office Open House (Meet & Greet Event)
Thursday, March 30 | 2–4 p.m.

This is an open invitation to the entire Rutgers community. We welcome all postdocs and their faculty mentors, as well as all faculty, staff, and students who are interested in learning about the new office. This is also an opportunity to network with others across the university and identify potential opportunities for cross-university collaborations to support and advance the postdoctoral community at Rutgers.  Light refreshments will be available.

Diversity & Inclusion Symposium | Scholarship, Research, and Best Practices on Diversity & Inclusion: Current Findings and Emerging Issues 
Friday, March 31| 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Rutgers is home to many centers, initiatives and departments dedicated to diversity and inclusion-related research. The Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs initiated the Diversity and Inclusion Research Symposium to support cross-disciplinary research collaborations and highlight the broad spectrum of diversity and inclusion related scholarship at Rutgers. This year's symposium will convene Rutgers scholars to share research, scholarship, and innovative research-based strategies that advance diversity and inclusion.   Please see the event flyer here.  


April

Postdoc Office Open House (Meet & Greet Event)
Thursday, April 20 | 2–4 p.m.

This is an open invitation to the entire Rutgers community. We welcome all postdocs and their faculty mentors, as well as all faculty, staff, and students who are interested in learning about the new office. This is also an opportunity to network with others across the university and identify potential opportunities for cross-university collaborations to support and advance the postdoctoral community at Rutgers.  Light refreshments will be available. Please see the event flyer here.

Annual Postdoctoral Research Symposium
Friday, April 28, 2017 | 1 p.m.-6 P.M.

The theme for the 8th annual postdoc symposium sponsored by the PDA is, "Redefining the Postdoctoral Experience: New Training for New Careers." It will explore ongoing changes for postdocs at Rutgers University (such as the opening of our first Office of Postdoctoral Affairs) and postdocs across the nation as we think about better ways to prepare for the job market and to communicate our scientific research to public audiences.  Come join us for a day of learning, networking, and inspiration. Don’t miss keynote speaker, Dr. Franklin Carrero-Martinez, Acting Deputy Science & Technology Adviser to the US Department of State. Please see the event flyer here.

  • Date: Friday, April 28th
  • Time: 1 p.m.–6 p.m.
  • Location: Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Great Hall & Auditorium
  • Sponsor: Postdoctoral Association at Rutgers 
  • Cost: Free
  • Submit your abstract for the poster session here.
  • Register by April 14 here.

Questions? Contact Frank Kung, President of the Postdoctoral Association (PDA) in New Brunswick/Piscataway.


May

Teaching Portfolios for Postdocs (Workshop)
Date & Time: TBD

A good teaching portfolio is one that has clear statements of teaching responsibilities and goals, and solid evidence showing how those goals have been reached. A teaching portfolio is a dynamic document, in that it must be updated continuously. It becomes a lifetime record of scholarly achievement as a teacher. Participate in this practical hands-on workshop, facilitated by Dr. Monica A. Devanas, Director of Faculty Development & Assessment Programs at the Center for Teaching Advancement & Assessment Research (CTAAR).

NRMN-CAN Postdoc Mentor Training Workshop
Sunday, May 7 & Monday, May 8   

This evidence-based workshop uses a process-based training approach to provide training that strengthens your current research mentoring experiences and research productivity, approaching the topic from both sides of the relationship. You’ll reflect on how to be a more responsive mentor as well as a more proactive mentee as a postdoc.

The workshop is being facilitated by NRMN Master Facilitators, Dr. Andrew Greenberg from the University of Wisconsin and Dr. Robert Tillman from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston with the participation of senior faculty from NRMN-CAN institutions.

  • Dates: Sunday, May 7 and Monday, May 8
  • Time: Sunday from 5 p.m. – Monday, 4 p.m.
  • Where: Big Ten Conference Center & Aloft Hotel, near O’Hare Airport in Rosemont, IL
  • Cost: Free to trainees selected to participate, including travel and lodging
  • Application deadline: March 28, 2017
  • Eligibility: U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident of the United States - Postdoc researcher from a NRMN-CAN participating institution in the biomedical, behavioral, clinical or social sciences. Individuals from groups underrepresented in biomedicine, encompassing all relevant social, behavioral and health sciences, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications are encouraged from any individuals with a demonstrated commitment to increase the full participation of underrepresented groups in biomedicine. Please see the workshop invitation flyer here.
Questions? Contact Evelyn S. Erenrich, Assistant Dean & GR2aD Director.

PFE’s Writing Retreat (2-Day Retreat)
Tuesday, May 23 & Wednesday, May 24 | 8 a.m.–8 p.m.

The goals of this two-day writing retreat are to 1) provide space and dedicated time to make progress on writing goals, 2) provide breakout sessions and individual support on topics such as the writing process and grant writing, and 3)enable participants to identify and develop habits for more productive writing year-round.

  • Dates: Tuesday, May 23rd and Wednesday, May 24th
  • Time: Flexible writing time from 8 a.m.– 8 p.m. | Required lunch from Noon–1:30 p.m.
  • Location: Douglass Student Center (100 George Street, New Brunswick)
  • Registration opens soon.

Questions? Contact Beth Tracy, Program Director.


June

STEM and Civic issues: Broader Impact for Research and Teaching (Workshop)
Date & Time: TBD

More details coming soon for a June workshop by Monica A. Devanas, Director of Faculty Development & Assessment Programs from Center for Teaching Advancement & Assessment Research (CTAAR).

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