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The Career Corner: Finding Your Perfect Postdoc Match
Tuesday, November 30, 2021, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM EST
Category: Professional Development Events

The USASP Educational and Professional Development Committee will be hosting a The Career Corner: Finding Your Perfect Postdoc Match to be held on Nov. 30th2021 (4-6pm EST)

The purpose of this event is to provide a platform that allows PI’s and trainees to network and discuss potential postdoctoral training opportunities in pain research. 

We are looking for Principal Investigators at all career levels that are planning on hiring a postdoctoral trainee to participate in the networking event in addition to trainees to register for the event. 

The format of the event will be a moderated 1-hr Q/A session between 3-5 panelists and graduate students’, postdoctoral fellows and junior faculty members in the USASP organization. Panelists are encouraged to share their experiences mentoring postdoctoral trainees, discuss the role of a postdoctoral trainee, as well as share any best practices for choosing a postdoctoral lab.

Panelists will includeTonya Palermo, PhD (Senior PI, Seattle Children's Research Institute, she, human research), Peter Grace, PhD (Junior PI, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, he, basic science), Theodore Price, PhD (Senior PI, University of Texas at Dallas, he, basic science), Lakeya McGill, PhD (Postdoc, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine she, human research), Khairunisa Ibrahim, PhD (postdoc, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, she, basic science). 

Following the panel trainees and PI’s will be asked to participate in a networking event using the Gather.Town application to informally meet and discuss potential opportunities with trainees.  More information about the platform will be shared closer to the event. 

If you or another colleague are interested in participating in the networking event, please use the following link to register for the event or contact us at [email protected] for more information. 

Feel free to share this event with your colleagues and students! All USASP members are free to attend, and non-members can attend for a $10 fee.

 


Contact: [email protected]