If you’re a postdoc with ambitions to become an Assistant Professor, there’s lots you can do to enhance your chances of being promoted! This article is packed with top tips to prepare you for tenure-track, plus Caesar Miguel Hernandez of the University of Alabama at Birmingham shares what he learned on his journey from postdoc to Assistant Professor!
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Once you've aced that dissertation defense, and embarked upon your postdoc journey, you will likely encounter a different set of challenges to those you faced during your PhD. In our new Support Pack for Postdocs we've gathered some great resources to help you, wherever you are in your postdoc career!
Guidance from a good mentor is vital for any life scientist, whether you are starting out in grad school or taking your next steps as a promising postdoc. In this guest blog, Ksenia Kastanenka of Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School shares insightful thoughts on the importance of mentoring at postdoc level.
One year ago, Dr Leonardo Ferreira took his first steps along the tenure track when he set up his own lab at the Medical University of South Carolina, USA. In this guest article, he shares the challenges he faced in year one, his hopes for the future & offers valuable advice for those about to start a lab of their own…
What do grant reviewers really look for in a funding application? How can you make your proposal stand out from the crowd? The Life Scientists’ Guide to Applying for Grants and Funding is packed with expert advice to help you submit an outstanding application for life science funding.
Sitting on your first dissertation defense (or viva) panel is a big responsibility and you’ll want to make sure things go as smoothly as possible for all involved. That’s why we’ve gathered some top tips from seasoned examiners to make sure your first experience on a defense panel is a positive one.
So you’ve nearly submitted your PhD dissertation, but what next? If you’re looking to apply for a postdoc position, there’s a lot to consider. That’s why we’ve put together The Life Scientists’ Guide to Applying for Postdocs, containing fantastic advice from experienced scientists to help you take that next step on your life science journey.
The transition from PhD to postdoc can be a tricky one. To navigate the process smoothly it’s essential to make decisions and start planning as early as you can. Dr Heema Kumari Nilesh Vyas of the University of Sydney shares her PhD to postdoc story and offers 5 top tips to help make your transition as stress-free as possible.