Event Schedule

 

career

2018

 


February 2018

Rutgers Faculty Networking Receptions

three Universitywide events - new brunswick, newark, camden | february-march, 2018

The Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs will host three networking receptions this Spring semester - open to all Rutgers faculty and postdocs. Enjoy an afternoon of informal networking and camaraderie, with colleagues from across the University. The events aim to:  

  • provide a venue for the Rutgers faculty and postdoc communities to network with colleagues,
  • facilitate connections with peers from across disciplines, schools and campuses, and 
  • encourage collaborations that accelerate career and academic development - including inter/intra-disciplinary collaborations for teaching, research, and mentoring.

First Networking Reception - New Brunswick

  • Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2018
  • Time: 3pm - 5 pm
  • Location: New Brunswick Theological Seminary, College Ave Campus, New Brunswick
  • Registration deadline extended to February 15th. Please  register here.

Second Networking Reception - Newark

  • Date:  Thursday, February 22, 2018
  • Time: 3pm - 5 pm
  • Location: The Graduate Student Lounge, RBHS-Newark
  • Registration deadline extended to February 15th. Please register here. 

Third Networking Reception - Camden

Sponsored by:  Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

 Light refreshments will be provided. 

 

Improvisational Techniques for Effective Communication

Monday, February 26, 2018

The Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs is proud to sponsor this workshop on Improvisational Techniques for Effective Communication. This is a professional development workshop open to junior faculty (assistant professor, instructor) and postdocs in science-related disciplines. This is an interactive workshop where you'll learn creative techniques for communicating your research to diverse audiences, and ultimately become a better communicator.

  • Date: Monday, February 26, 2018
  • Location: Nelson Biological Laboratories, Room D-406 | 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ - Busch Campus
  • Time: 11:30am - 2:00pm
  • Sponsor: Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Workshop Presented by: Nicholas M. Ponzio, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and School of Graduate Studies, and David Dannenfelser, Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences

Lunch will be provided. Space is limited to 20 participants! Register by February 15th. To view flyer, click HERE.

 


March 2018

RCNMP’S WRITING RETREATs (2-DAY RETREATs)

Monday, March 12 & Tuesday, March 13 | 8 a.m.–8 p.m.

The goals of these two-day writing retreats are to 1) provide space and dedicated time to make progress on writing goals, 2) provide optional 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. All writing retreats will be open from 8am to 8pm. 

Retreat #1 (Newark):

  • Dates: Monday, March 12 & Tuesday, March 13
  • Time: 8 A.M - 8 P.M
  • Location: NJMS-Medical School Building, Rosemary Gellene Room, 185 South Orange Ave., Newark
  • Register for the Writing Retreat in Newark, March 12 and 13.

Retreat #2 (New Brunswick):

  • Dates: Tuesday, March 13 & Wednesday, March 14
  • Time: 8 A.M - 8 P.M
  • Location: Douglass Campus Center, 100 George St., New Brunswick
  • Register for the Writing Retreat in New Brunswick, March 13 and 14.

These writing retreats are sponsored by the Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs.

*Coffee and light breakfast will be available starting at 8am. Lunch and dinner will also be served. Wi-fi will be available, bring your laptop. Agendas for the retreats will be sent prior to event dates.

 


April 2018

ANNUAL POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM: Prepare for your next Career Step

FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2018 

This is a free event, organized by Rutgers postdoc volunteers, for you! Take a break from your experiments, think about your next career step and meet your colleagues! Everyone is welcome to attend, postdocs and graduate students especially. 

The symposium will feature:

  • Three career panels: International PhDs in the US: Challenges and AdviceResearch Careers and Non-Research Careers.
  • Interview and Negotiating Skills for PhDs Workshop
  • Research Poster Session (award will be given for the top two posters)
  • The Science Art Show (award will be given for the best artwork)
  • Keynote address by Dr. Adam Ruben, scientist, writer and comedian

Registration for the Symposium, Poster and Science Art Show submissions will open on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. We ask you to please make an effort to attend if you register.

Location:

Great Hall and Main Auditorium

RWJMS Research Tower (Busch Campus)


675 Hoes Lane West, Piscataway, NJ 08854

Schedule:

9:45 a.m. -10:30  a.m.        Check-In, Registration, Poster and Artwork setup

10:30 a.m.-12:00  p.m.       Career Panel: International PhDs in the US: Challenges and Advice

11:45 a.m. -12:45 p.m.       Lunch/Vendor Session

12:45 p.m. -2:15 p.m.         Career Panels: Research Careers. Non-research Careers.

2:15 p.m. -3:00 p.m.            Poster Session and the Science Art Show. Coffee and Snacks.

3:00 p.m. -4:20  p.m.           Workshop: Interview and Negotiating Skills for PhDs

4:30 p.m. -5:40  p.m.           Plenary Session: Introduction to the Postdoctoral Association and the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, Keynote Address by Dr. Adam Ruben.

6:20  p.m. – Onward            Happy Hour, Networking. Location TBA.

Contact rutgerspda@gmail.com for more details and questions. We are looking for volunteers!

Sponsored by Rutgers Postdoctoral Association and the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs.

 


May 2018

Rutgers WRITING RETREAT (2-DAY RETREAT)

Monday, May 21 & Tuesday, May 22 | 8 A.M - 8 P.M ( New Brunswick)

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. 



More details coming soon.

 


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