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Join a Postdoc Writing Group

By Wiley Larsen on May 6, 2021

Do you have trouble getting motivated to write? Or maybe you’re just so busy in the lab that you feel like you don’t have time? Writing groups can be a great way to get motivated and set aside time for writing!

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Professional Development and Events
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Dr. David Shiffman Talks Sharks for Graduate College ASU Open Door Event

By Keith Chandler on March 1, 2021

ASU Open Door, an annual university-wide event, invites the local community, adults and children of all ages, to experience the colleges, departments and organizations of ASU.

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Awards and Funding Opportunities

Apply today for the Graduate College Knowledge Mobilization Awards

By Emily Carman on February 5, 2021

Applications are now open for the 5th annual Knowledge Mobilization Awards, presented by ASU’s Graduate College.

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Register for PFx workshop with PhD Matters' John Paulas

By Emily Carman, Photo: Eric Kotila on January 26, 2021

No matter what field you are studying or what career you are pursuing, having a PhD is an impressive achievement. 

Your PhD matters, inside and outside of academia. 

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Awards and Funding Opportunities
Knowledge Mobilization

Apply now for a $100 Knowledge Mobilization Spotlight Grant!

By Heather Fauland on October 8, 2020

Was your research, coursework or program impacted by COVID-19?  Did you design an innovative way to carry on with your research or studies?  Apply now for a 

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Knowledge Mobilization

Apply now for a $100 Knowledge Mobilization Spotlight Grant!

By Heather Fauland on October 8, 2020

Was your research, coursework or program impacted by COVID-19?  Did you design an innovative way to carry on with your research or studies?  Apply now for a 

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Five questions with Dr. David Shiffman and why sharks are awesome

By Wiley Larsen on October 6, 2020

My wife describes me as “really famous in a tiny part of the world that most people don't care about or know exists.” I'm happy with that level of fame...

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Join the National Postdoc Association for free!

By Wiley Larsen on October 6, 2020

Did you know that you can join the National Postdoctoral Association for free? 

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Samuel Mathieu Maisha Hagan and Donovan Simmons share a laugh while listening to  a panel

President Crow’s diversity initiative funding 30 postdoctoral fellowships

By Wiley Larsen on October 6, 2020

In response to events surrounding the deaths of George Floyd and Breanna Taylor, ASU President Michael Crow published a 25-po

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Allan Hernandez relaxes in his classroom with feet up on the desk

How to apply for faculty jobs workshop resources available

By Wiley Larsen on October 6, 2020

For the second straight year, the ASU Postdoctoral Affairs Office hosted a workshop series focused on how to apply for faculty jobs.

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Allan Hernandez relaxes in his classroom with feet up on the desk

How to apply for faculty jobs workshop resources available

By Wiley Larsen on October 6, 2020

For the second straight year, the ASU Postdoctoral Affairs Office hosted a workshop series focused on how to apply for faculty jobs.

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A bunch of yellow balloons with inscription "Thank you postdocs" float against the blue Arizona sky.

Celebrating National Postdoc Appreciation Week

By Wiley Larson on October 6, 2020

National Postdoctoral Appreciation Week was different this year due to COVID-19 event restrictions.

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Students participate in a Zoom workshop

"Lunch & Learn" series helps postdoctoral fellows choose the right career

By Wiley Larsen on September 3, 2020

The Fall "Lunch & Learn" series for ASU postdoctoral fellows kicked off August 20 with “Choosing the Right Academic Career.” 

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Professional Development and Events
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Dinner interview etiquette tips for graduate students and postdocs

By Shannon Lujan on April 10, 2020

A common professional-social situation that you might find yourself in as a graduate student or postdoc is meeting with peers, professors, or interview committees over lunch, dinn

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By Wiley Larsen on May 6, 2021

Do you have trouble getting motivated to write? Or maybe you’re just so busy in the lab that you feel like you don’t have time? Writing groups can be a great way to get motivated and set aside time for writing!

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By Wiley Larsen on May 5, 2021

Over the past 13 months, I have barely used the words “COVID” or “Pandemic” at the Graduate College.  We’ve held three conferences online, we’ve transitioned our Lunch & Learn program to Zoom, and we even tried to do a virtual happy hour.  My strategy for the pandemic was

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By Wiley Larsen on May 5, 2021

The ASU Postdoctoral Career Conference, held on March 25, saw over 100 postdocs in attendance from ASU and University of Arizona. This year marked the third annual conference hosted by the Graduate College's Postdoctoral Affairs Office.  

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Dr. Shiffman and co-worker
By Wiley Larsen on October 6, 2020
My wife describes me as “really famous in a tiny part of the world that most people don't care about or know exists.” I'm happy with that level of fame...
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By Wiley Larsen on October 6, 2020

Did you know that you can join the National Postdoctoral Association for free? 

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Samuel Mathieu Maisha Hagan and Donovan Simmons share a laugh while listening to  a panel
By Wiley Larsen on October 6, 2020

In response to events surrounding the deaths of George Floyd and Breanna Taylor, ASU President Michael Crow published a 25-po

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Allan Hernandez relaxes in his classroom with feet up on the desk
By Wiley Larsen on October 6, 2020

For the second straight year, the ASU Postdoctoral Affairs Office hosted a workshop series focused on how to apply for faculty jobs.

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A bunch of yellow balloons with inscription "Thank you postdocs" float against the blue Arizona sky.
By Wiley Larson on October 6, 2020

National Postdoctoral Appreciation Week was different this year due to COVID-19 event restrictions.

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Students participate in a Zoom workshop
By Wiley Larsen on September 3, 2020

The Fall "Lunch & Learn" series for ASU postdoctoral fellows kicked off August 20 with “Choosing the Right Academic Career.” 

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Posted on March 27, 2020

Editor’s Note: Thank you to Tom Chanter for giving his permission to republish a portion of his Medium post, “How to Fix Unproductive Business Meetings.”

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Balloons and one is a number two
Posted on March 27, 2020

When the Postdoc Office was established two years ago, we had three goals: To establish communication, to provide professional development and to develop community among ASU postdocs.

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Dr. Chinedum Ojinnaka
Posted on March 27, 2020
Dr. Chinedum Ojinnaka will be the keynote speaker for the 2020 ASU Postdoctoral Career Conference. Dr. Ojinnaka will share tips on transitioning from being a postdoctoral scholar to a professor.
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Postdoc career conference
Posted on March 27, 2020

On behalf of the Graduate College and the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, we cordially invite you to attend the 2nd Annual ASU Postdoctoral Career Conference on Tuesday, March 31 a

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By Wiley Larsen on November 21, 2019

Congratulations to Carlos R. Casanova, Ph.D, and Tahina Ramiaramanantsoa for their recent publications

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Marion Le Gall, ASU Postdoc in the School of Sustainability
Posted on November 15, 2019

The first-ever Arizona Postdoctoral Research Conference was held in September 2019. This was the first collaborative, interdisciplinary and state-wide conference organized by the University of Arizona and Arizona State University postdoctoral offices.