May 6, 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 May 5, 2014 - click here.

Spotlight Jobs of the Week
Helpful Hints
Positive Productivity Points

By Jane Porter

by Megan Bruneau for MindBodyGreen



Social Media

Postdoc Corner
Welcome to the ND Postdoc Community

Please join the Office for Postdoctoral Scholars in welcoming the following new ND Postdocs to the University of Notre Dame.
  • Jonathan Ashley, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (5/16/14)
  • Hamzeh Bardaweel, Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering (5/21/14)
  • Changde Cheng, Biological Sciences (5/21/14)
  • Hilary Fox, Medieval Institute (5/12/14)
  • Sudip GarainPhysics (4/15/14)
  • Sindhu Krishnankutty, Biological Sciences (4/21/14)
  • Hua-Min LiCenter for Low Energy Systems (4/16/14)
  • Wuming Luo, Physics (5/16/14)
  • James RadichRadiation Laboratory (5/15/14)
  • Catherine Rastovski, Physics (5/16/14)
  • Samuel SeoChemical and Biomolecular Engineering (5/16/14)
  • Waad Subber, C-Swarm/AME (4/7/14)
  • Natalie Wasio, Chemistry and Biochemistry (5/16/14)

by Raul Pacheco-Vega, PhD from Raul Pacheco Blog
A lot of people have asked me "who should I follow, and which hashtags should I follow for academic content consumption". Like any summary, there will be obviously biases, and perhaps someone overlooked, but these are some of the curators of social media hashtags for academics I follow.
To read the entire blog article, 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
How to Juggle a Full-Time Job AND a Successful Job Search
By Jaime Petkanics for  Brazen Life

We all the know the expression, "Looking for a job is a full-time job," but what if you actually have a full-time job? Working 40+ hours a week while trying to lead a successful job search can be challenging to say the least. 


Click here to get the four tips for juggling work and a grueling job search.


APA's New Career Fair

APA has totally revamped PsycCareers LIVE and the Employer Booths for the upcoming 2014 APA Convention. The new PsycCareers LIVE, in booth No. 370, will allow you to:
  • Access live career management sessions covering important tips for getting ahead.
  • Attend moderated panel discussions for insight into what employers really need.
  • Talk directly with employers and recruiters to see where your skills may be a fit.
  • Connect with prospective employers prior to and during the convention via PsycCareers.com, APA's Online Career Center.
  • August 7-10, 2014 in Washington, D.C.

Click here for more information about the Career Fair.


Professional Development
Workshops from the Graduate School

The Graduate School Professional Development Committee is planning workshops for the next academic year.  The committee would like to hear from you regarding workshops that would be beneficial for ND Postdocs.  Please email Kim Patton with any suggestions for future professional development workshops.


For workshop descriptions, 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
May 13 and 14
  • Workshop Series:  CDS + CSR Research & Statistical Tools Camp

The Hesburgh Libraries' Center for Digital Scholarship and the Center for Social Research are co-sponsoring a 

Research & Statistical Tools Camp that will provide introductory sessions open to postdocs, graduate students, faculty, and staff a variety of topics. Register for two full days, or select only a few sessions. You decide!

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
World on Tap


Wednesday, May 14, 4pm-6pm, Rohr's at the Morris Inn

International postdocs and graduate students 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.

Due to final's week, the May World on Tap will take place the second Wednesday of the month, rather than the first.


Digital Exhibit: 50 Milestones of the Hesburgh Library


As part of the 50th anniversary celebration of the Hesburgh Library - enjoy a digital timeline exhibit that highlights 50 of the most important milestones throughout the life of the Hesburgh Library. View online and like Hesburgh Libraries on Facebook and follow @NDLibraries on Twitter to experience the "Countdown to 50" leading up to May 7th.

PhD Comics


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