Canon Room, Building C, Harvard Medical School, Longwood Ave, Boston, MA
The “chalk talk” is an essential component of a successful academic job search and in some circumstances it can be an effective way to teach, yet graduate students and postdocs have limited opportunities to practice or even observe candidate talks. The objective of this nanocourse is to provide anyone on an academic track with strategies to develop and execute an effective chalk talk. Registered participants will prepare a short talk and receive feedback from faculty and their peers.
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Led by Adam Beaver Schedule: Wednesdays and Fridays, July 11- August 3 (8 sessions), 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Are you on or near the job market? Enthused or concerned about the prospect of assembling a teaching portfolio, writing a syllabus, or giving a teaching demonstration? Wondering what, exactly, a “teaching philosophy” is, and how you get one? While Harvard hopefully has given you opportunities to practice and receive feedback on your teaching, it is often the case that your career as a TF is shaped by forces beyond your control: that is to say, that you’ve taught...
Tosteson Medical Eduction Center (TMEC) 227, 260 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA, 02115
“Curious about management consulting? Get your questions regarding working as a consultant answered by John Wu, a Harvard alumni and consultant from the Boston Consulting Group. He will talk about his transition from academia to consulting. Dinner will be provided, please RVSP:...
Waterhouse Room Gordon Hall 25 Shattuck Street Boston MA
Description: Biomedical research today is not only rigorous, innovative and insightful, it also has to be organized and reproducible. With more capacity to create and store data, there is the challenge of making data discoverable, understandable, and reusable. Many funding agencies and journal publishers are requiring publication of relevant data to promote open science and reproducibility of research....
Cannon Room, Building C, 240 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115
"In this facilitated discussion, panelists whose work balances research, teaching and administrative responsibilities will share insights from their work at various academic institutions. The expertise on this panel will also attendees to learn more about transitional postdocs that support teaching skills development."
Application Deadline: Sunday, April 29th 2018, by 11:59pm
“The Harvard GSAS Business Club (HGBC) is pleased to be offering the Mini-MBA program again this summer. The Mini-MBA Program is an intensive five-week business course designed for non-business students to gain a business background, and will be relevant to those of you who are interested in working in the management realm. Applications are now open (see details below)!”
NOTE from OCS: To register, go to [go.nature.com/2rhTZmO]go.nature.com/2rhTZmO. Register for “Session 2” to be held at 12:00pm Eastern Daylight Time, or if you prefer early mornings, register for “Session 1” at 5:00am!
A lot of hard work and time goes into conducting research and creating presentations. And yet sadly many of us have attended dull presentations, had papers that are never read or had many findings that are never translated into practice. So how do you communicate effectively about your research and its impact?