July 8, 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 full listing of events on the Notre Dame campus for the week of July 7, 2014 - click here.

Spotlight Jobs of the Week
Helpful Hints

Positive Productivity Points

By Amanda Augustine

GPS for Mindy, Body & Soul


by Jessica Sepel for MindBodyGreen





Social Media

Postdoc Corner

By Kristen Bell for Vitae

Need more publishing tips or support? Swap strategies at our On Scholarly Writing  discussion group.


Anyone who has ever submitted a manuscript to an academic journal will likely have had some opportunity to reflect on the capricious nature of the peer-review process. Attempting to publish is, at best, a frustrating experience. At worst, it seems that banging one's head against a brick wall would be more fun.


But let's step aside from what's wrong with academic publishing, important though that may be. Junior scholars need to get published, and they need to consider-pragmatically-how to go about doing that within the current system.

To read the full article by Bell click here


Fulbright is eager to engage postdoctoral and early career academics through new opportunities in a range of countries and fields.  Postdoctoral/early career grants target U.S. scholars who have recently completed their doctoral degrees, with over 170 awards in more than 80 countries worldwide.
For more information about the program, 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
10 Career Websites Every PhD Should Visit
By  Chris Humphrey  for Jobs on Toast


To help showcase the fantastic range of careers PhDs are pursing these days, Humphrey has put together a resource guide listing my top 10 post-PhD interview websites. Click on the link below to download your free copy. Please share it with your peers and send a copy to your university careers service - and to your supervisors! 


Click here for the free guide.  Follow Chris on Twitter @chrishumphrey


Professional Development
2014 ASCB/IFCB Meeting

When: December 6-10, 2014

Where: Philadelphia, PA


Travel awards for Postdocs to attend meeting.  For more information visit the ASCB meeting website here 


Workshops from the Kaneb Center

Are you interested in learning more about discipline-specific teaching and learning in the university setting? The university offers short credit-bearing summer graduate courses on university teaching and learning in various fields!  Consider taking one of this year's courses 


For class 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. 
Summer Learning Programs from ND Human Resorces
ND Human Resources provides workshops for all ND employees. For a full list of courses offered this summer, descriptions, dates/times and registration click here.

Calendar of Events
Postdoc Summer Picnic


Mark your calendars to attend the first annual Postdoc Summer Picnic.  We will also be celebrating the 1 Year Anniversary of the Office for Postdoctoral Scholars.  


This event is free to all postdocs and their families!


When: Thursday, July 17

Time:  11:30am - 1:30pm

Location: Irish Green - south part of campus (Map location)

Activities: For a list of the fun at the picnic click here.


Wear your Postdoc T-shirt! Group picture will be taken at 12:15pm.  Don't have a Postdoc T-shirt? Email Kim Patton to get one.


Let us know by July 11th if you and your family are coming to the picnic by clicking here.  


World Cup Game Watches


The 2014 World Cup will air from Thursday, June 12 through Sunday, July 13. Join your fellow students, faculty and staff to watch your favorite teams compete for the championship title in the LaFortune Montgomery Auditorium. A full schedule of game watches is available online


Sponsored by Notre Dame International, the LaFortune Student Center, Graduate Student Life, the Graduate Student Union and the Student Activities Office. 


Postdoc Humor


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