March 25, 2014
In This Issue
Quick Links
ND Postdoc Website
ND Resources
Community Links
Job Search Sites
ND Human Resources
Important Resources
One-on-One Consultations

Do you need assistance with career services, finding funding, developing an IDP or have questions but don't know whom to ask or where to go? Click here to schedule a One-on-One consultation with Kim Patton.
ND Calendar & Events
For a fulll listing of events on the Notre Dame campus for the week of March 25, 2014 - click here.
Spotlight Jobs of the Week
Helpful Hints
Positive Productivity Points

By Kelly McGonigal for TED Blog
by Celsea Novotny Jenkins for MindBodyGreen



Social Media

Postdoc Corner
Miguel Romero, PhD, Postdoc in Theology
Faculty Mentor: J. Matthew Ashley
Miguel J. Romero is a Moreau Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the Department of Theology at the University of Notre Dame. Miguel's research interests include Catholic social teaching and the liberation theology movement, philosophical and theological accounts of disability and mental illness, North American Hispanic Catholicism, and the theology of Thomas Aquinas. Miguel is particularly interested in traditional Christian accounts of the virtuous response to human suffering. Click here to read his research entitled The Call to Mercy: Veritatis Splendor and the Preferential Option for the Poor. To read more about Miguel, click here.


The ND Postdoc Newsletter wants to share your research or article you have written with the ND Postdoc Community.  If you would like to submit an article for the newsletter, please email Kim Patton.
Career Services
PhD Career Series: Product Management
By Dr. Ryan Raver for  The Grad Student Way
Product management can be a very rewarding and exciting career for many. Not only do you get to use your scientific background and knowledge, you also get to learn many things spanning sales to finance to law. It can be challenging, but at the same time you will become a more deeply-rooted scientist while learning the business behind what makes your customer tick. You will gain deep satisfaction from helping your customer solve their scientific problem or needs.
Click here for full article.
Professional Development
Workshops from the Graduate School
Wednesday, March 26
  • 6:30pm - 7:45pm Email Etiquette 
Thursday, March 27 
  • 9:30am - 10:45am Fundamentals of Course Design I: Goal Setting and Assessment
Friday, March 28 
  • 12pm - 1pm: Lunch & Learn-Lunch & Learn: Build a Winning Brand that Lands You the Ideal Job
For workshop descriptions and registration instructions, click here.

National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity


The University has entered into a relationship with the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD) to provide additional professional development training opportunities for faculty and postdoctoral scholars.  Our institutional membership allows all Postdoctral Scholars, Assistant Professors, and Associate Professors to participate in most of the programs without further cost.  Click here for more information. 
Workshops from the Hesburgh Library
Monday, March 24
  • 4:45pm - 5:45pm: Analyzing Books Using HathiTrust Research Center
Tuesday, March 25
  • 4pm - 5pm: Vector Imaging in GIS
Wednesday, March 26
  • 4:45pm - 5:45pm Analyzing Articles Using JSTOR's Data for Research Service
Friday, March 28
  • 1pm 3D Printing: From Imagination to Realization
  • 4pm - 5pm Intro to Stata
Monday, March 31
  • 9-10:30am Papers - Software for Organizing Your Citations
  • 12pm - 1pm Text Mining in a Nutshell


For workshop descriptions and registration instructions, click here.
Workshops from ND Human Resorces
ND Human Resources provides workshops for all ND employees. For a full list of courses, descriptions, dates/times and registration click here

Calendar of Events
International Student and Scholar Affairs Events

Understanding Catholicism II: Christianity Through the Lens of the Basilica's Art and Architecture

Tuesday, April 1, 6:30-8:00 p.m., Meet at the Basilica

Building upon an initial introduction to Catholic Christianity in a fall 2013 session titled, "Understanding Catholicism," this follow up session will explore Christian beliefs/practices as reflected through the art, architecture and furnishings of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart. Open to all students and scholars of all faith traditions and to students who may have missed the fall session. Please RSVP to ministry@nd.edu. For more information, visit the Campus Ministry website. Sponsored by Campus Ministry and ISSA.


World on Tap

Wednesday, April 2, 4pm-6pm, Rohr's at the Morris Inn

International graduate students and scholars are invited to The World on Tap, a monthly social at Rohr's. Free appetizers will be provided. The first 50 international students and scholars will also receive a free drink ticket valued up to $6. Please bring a valid photo ID.

Career Humor


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