Postdoc Events

Upcoming Events

Events Calendar

Recent Events

PAC Chair presents postdoc awards
Postdoc Awards Breakfast, Nov '14
speaker Keith Micoli
"Learning to Lead" Workshop, Nov '14
students and postdocs, peer editing
Fundamental Writing Skills, Oct '14
students and postdocs, peer editing
Fundamental Writing Skills, Sep '14
Denise Cuthbert presents
Demystifying Publishing Workshop Sep '14
family picnic
6th Annual Postdoc/PI Picnic May '14
workshop participants
CV & Cover Letter Workshop May '14
workshop participants practice their communication skills
Communication Skills Workshop Mar '14
Teaching Portfolio workshop
Teaching Portfolio Workshop Feb '14
2013 awardees of Postdoc and Postdoc Mentor Awards
Keynote & Postdoc/PI Awards Nov '13
Dr. Shirley Malcom
Career Development Seminar Nov '13
UNL alumni panel discusses their careers outside of academe
Career Paths Panel Discussion Oct '13

All Past Events

2014

Nov 19
Postdoc/Postdoc Mentor Awards Breakfast
Keynote Presentation: "Creating Your Own Luck" — Dr. Keith Micoli, NPA & NYU Med School
Nov 19
Career Development Workshop: "Learning to Lead" — Dr. Keith Micoli, NPA & NYU Med School
Oct 23
Professional Development Workshop: Fundamental Writing Skills – Dr. Rick Lombardo
Sep 25
Professional Development Workshop: Fundamental Writing Skills – Dr. Rick Lombardo
Sep 4
Professional Development Workshop: Navigating the Publication Process – Prof. Denise Cuthbert, RMIT U.
May 16
6th Annual Postdoc/PI Spring Picnic
May 1
Career Development Workshop: Writing an Effective CV and Cover Letter – Dr. Rick Lombardo
Mar 19
Professional Development Workshop: Communicating Your Research to a Lay Audience — Dr. Mark Doyle
Feb 20
Career Development Workshop: Teaching Statements and Portfolios — Dr. Laurie Bellows

2013

 Nov 7
Postdoc/Postdoc Mentor Awards Luncheon
Keynote Presentation: "Having a Career and Having a Life" — Dr. Shirley Malcom, AAAS
 Nov 7
Career Development Workshop: What Else Can You Do With a PhD? — Dr. Shirley Malcom, AAAS
 Oct 23
Career Development Seminar: Doctoral Career Pathways — UNL Alumni Panel
 Oct 10
Professional Development Workshop: Effective Research Presentations — Dr. Janet Kayfetz, UCSB
 Sep 19
5th Annual Postdoc Appreciation Week Reception
 May 11
5th Annual Postdoc/PI Spring Picnic
May 9
Research Writing Boot Camp — Dr. Janet Kayfetz
Mar 31
Professional Development Workshop: Hope Is Not A Plan — Dr. Keith Micoli, NYU SoM
Keynote: Reshaping Postdoctoral Training in the 21st Century —Dr. Keith Micoli, NYU SoM

2012

Nov 7
Postdoc/Postdoc Mentor Awards Luncheon
Sep 19
4th Annual Postdoc Appreciation Week Reception
May 12
4th Annual Postdoc/PI Picnic
Mar 23
Mar 22
Professional Development: Writing for Publication
Professional Development:
Fundamental Writing Skills for Postdocs
Professional Development: Writing a Persuasive CV and Cover Letter. Continental breakfast.

2011

Nov 3
Workshop: Teamwork and Leadership Skills for Postdocs — Dr. Sharon Milgram, OITE-NIH
Nov 2
Postdoc/Postdoc Mentor Awards Luncheon Keynote — Dr. Sharon Milgram, OITE-NIH
Oct 13
Professional Development: Making a Successful Transition to an Academic Career — Dr. Kamau Siwatu, Texas Tech University
Sep 22
3rd Annual Postdoc Appreciation Week Reception
May 14
3rd Annual Postdoc/PI Picnic
Feb 23
Professional Development: Taking Charge of Your Professional Development: The Individual Development Plan. Continental breakfast.

2010

Professional Development: What to Expect and How to Negotiate in an Academic Job Offer. Continental breakfast.
Postdoc Appreciation Day Reception, coincident with official recognition of Postdoc Appreciation Week in the U.S.
2nd Annual Postdoc/PI Picnic
Postdoc/PI Awards Luncheon and Seminar (Brianna Blaser, AAAS) as part of the UNL Research Fair
Mar 18
Professional Development: Interviewing Strategies Panel Discussion. Continental breakfast.
Professional Development: Delivering an Effective Job Talk. Continental breakfast.

2009

Nov 19
Professional Development: Academic Portfolio. Continental breakfast.
Oct 22
Professional Development: CV & Cover Letter Workshop. Continental breakfast.
Postdoc Appreciation Day Reception; 100 postdocs, faculty and administrators attended.
1st Annual Postdoc Picnic
Apr 15
Lunch Seminar: NPA Postdoctoral Core Competencies — Cathee Johnson Phillips, Executive Director of the National Postdoctoral Association
Mar 25
Professional Development: CV & Cover Letter Workshop

2008

Oct 30
Professional Development: The Postdoc Compact and You  Dr. Trevor Penning, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
- Luncheon keynote by Dr. Penning: The Scientific Workforce
- OPS website goes live
April

Office of Postdoctoral Studies (OPS) established