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The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs seeks to support research fellows in all aspects of their training and development toward independent careers. We collaborate with School of Medicine and University-wide organizations, departments, faculty and staff to enhance the research, training, wellness, and professional development of postdoctoral scholars and to support their transition to successful careers in academia, industry, government, and other employment sectors.
7th Annual Johns Hopkins Postdoctoral Conference: Register Now
April 23, 2020; Turner Concourse, East Baltimore Campus
The Johns Hopkins and Homewood Postdoc Associations invite all JH, Carnegie Institution for Science, Howard University, NIH-Bayview, UMB, UMBC and UMD postdocs to attend the 7th annual JHPDC conference on April 23, in Turner Concourse. Registration opens February 3 till April 10. Submit your abstract for a poster presentation and win one of the five $250 awards! Our keynote speakers Dr. Martina Rauner and Dr. Aris Economides will present how to be successful in academia and industry. Visit the conference website to register and learn more at this link.
We Offer Career Counseling & Reviews of Job Application Materials!
We advise on matters related to the postdoctoral appointment and collaborate with the Professional Development and Career Office to provide career counseling. Contact us to receive assistance with job application materials (perfecting resumes, CVs, cover letters, etc.), job search strategies, and much more. To set up an appointment for career counseling, email us at email@example.com.
Highlighted Events for February:
Elements of Competitive F-32 and K Award Applications
February 27, 2020, 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, Dr. Amanda Lauer, will lead a discussion of the best methods to create a well-reviewed F-32 or K-award proposal. This event is offered by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs in collaboration with the Professional Development and Career Office. Register here.
Neuroscience Postdoc, Dr. Will Olson, Awarded BRAIN Initiative Award
Congratulations to Dr. Will Olson, postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Neuroscience in the laboratory of Dr. Daniel O'Connor, for his recent NIH BRAIN Initiative F-32 award to examine neuron activity during movement of the jaw. The BRAIN Initiative is the NIH's endeavor to map the cells and circuits of the brain over space and time to create a dynamic new understanding of brain function. Funded through this initiative, Dr. Olson will study sensory coding for proprioception, the body's sense of its own position and movement.
More News & Events
- NIH Announces Updated NRSA Stipends for Fiscal Year 2020
- Spring 2020 Equal Access Seminar (February 25)
- Dr. Kay Redfield Jamison will present the inaugural seminar in this series, discussing how her experiences with bipolar illness have shaped her personal life and career. The event will occur on 2/25 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm in the Chevy Chase Auditorium of the Johns Hopkins Hospital. No registration required.
- Crafting Specific Aims for Research Grants (PDCO, March 9)
- What is Your Teaching Philosophy? (Teaching Academy, March 12)
- Young Investigators' Day (April 7, 2020)
- 7th Annual Johns Hopkins Postdoctoral Conference: Register Now (Event on April 23)
Funding & Training Opportunities for Postdocs
- Kidney, Urology or Hematology (KUH) Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow (F99/K00) Awards (Limited Submission Due March 10)
- Robert Wood Johnson Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program ( Anticipated in Mid-March 2020)
- See a full list of postdoctoral funding opportunities!
The Next IDP Deadline is May 31, 2020!
Who needs to submit:
Postdocs who started between July 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019 are required to submit an Individual Development Plan (IDP) completion form by/before May 31, 2020, to meet requirements for re-appointment. Instructions for creating an IDP can be found here. The required IDP Completion Form can be downloaded here. Note: Clinical residents/fellows are not required to submit an IDP completion form.
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
1830 E. Monument Street, 6th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21205-2196
Dana Boatman, PhD, Associate Dean for Postdoctoral Affairs
Megan Sampley Bohn, PhD, Assistant Director for Postdoctoral Affairs
Cassie Klein, MBA, Administrator, Postdoctoral Programs
Kimberly Averella, Senior Credentialing Specialist
Patty Crapanzano, Senior Administrative Coordinator