National Postdoc Appreciation Week

September 19-23 2021

NPAW 2022 Coffee Hour and River Campus Tour

Come kick off National Postdoc Appreciation Week by grabbing a cup of coffee, a pastry, and free PDA coffee mug (from 8:30-9:30 AM)! Following the coffee hour, the River Campus librarians and AS&E GEPA staff will give an optional tour of Rush Rhees library and the River Campus, to share great work and gathering spaces, plus information on resources postdocs have access to (9:30-10:30 AM).

Monday, September 19th | 8:30-10:30                                                               Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library (1st Floor), River Campus

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Job Searches in 4 Steps

Launching a job search can be intimidating. In this seminar, Tracy Costello, PhD will provide information on how to identify positions, organize application materials, prepare for an interview, and negotiate.

Tuesday, September 20th | 12:00 pm ├óÔé¼ÔÇ£ 1:30 pm

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Posters & Pints

This year's National Postdoc Appreciation Week will bring back Posters & Pints! The UR Postdoctoral Association has teamed up with Thinkers & Drinkers and myHub to reissue their legendary event held in 2019. All are invited (University community, staff, students, faculty) for an afternoon/evening of science communication in an informal, social setting with tastings and food. Graduate students and postdocs will share their contributions to the University's leading-edge research in this poster session, while Rochester local breweries, cideries, and wineries will let you sample their products.

Wednesday, September 21st | 4:00 pm ├óÔé¼ÔÇ£ 7:00 pm                                            Sarah Flaum Atrium, SMD Campus

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How to Prepare and Deliver a Chalk Talk

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry faculty members will present tips on preparing and delivering chalk talks as part of an academic job interviews.

Thursday, September 22nd | 12:00 pm ├óÔé¼ÔÇ£ 1:30 pm                                           Room 1412, Saunders Research Building, URMC

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Steadman Awards & PDA Happy Hour

Come hear Steadman Award Finalists participate in a 3-minute oral presentation about their research to a faculty panel. The Steadman Family Postdoctoral Associate Prize in Interdisciplinary Research recognizes outstanding Postdoctoral Associates or Postdoctoral Fellows whose high impact research exemplifies the importance of a cross-discipline approach. Afterwards, join us for a happy hour at The Beer Market on Mount Hope Ave.
Friday, September 23rd at 3:30 pm ├óÔé¼ÔÇ£ 5:00 pm | Goergen Hall, Sloan Auditorium

Happy Hour at 6:00 pm | The Beer Market

Steadman Talks: click here for more information                                            Happy Hour registration link: