Kristene “Tina” Henne is Argonne’s Postdoctoral Program Lead for the Argonne Leadership Institute. In this role, she facilitates the postdoc appointment process, postdoc career development, mentoring, advises the Postdoctoral Society of Argonne and serves as a navigator for postdoctoral issues.
Henne has a Ph.D. in biological sciences from Purdue University, a B.S. in biology from Governors State University, and an A.A.S. in radiography from Kankakee Community College. She came to Argonne as a postdoctoral researcher in the Biosciences Division in 2009 and became a program coordinator in 2011.
I read recently that there are 37 different titles used for “postdoc” across U.S. institutions. 37!
A common frustration among postdoc program office leaders at universities is that they often do not know who their own postdocs are. I imagine having so many different titles adds to the confusion. Because they do … Read More»
Applications for the 2018 Enrico Fermi (Named) Fellowship are now being accepted for appointments beginning on or after May 1, 2018. The deadline for submitting application materials is Monday, Oct. 16, 2017.
The Named Fellowships were initiated to attract highly talented postdoctoral scientists and engineers to Argonne. These fellowships carry a competitive salary with an … Read More»
Excellent mentors contribute not only to the development of those they mentor, but also to the success of the entire laboratory. This is why Argonne is committed to fostering a mentoring culture and recognizing employees who … Read More»
Applications for the 2016 Maria Goeppert Mayer (Named) Fellowship are now being accepted for appointments beginning on or after October 1, 2016. The deadline for submitting application materials is March 7, 2016. Read More»
This week marks the seventh annual National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW). Since 2009, the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA)* has sponsored this week-long celebration. NPAW grew out of National … Read More»
Recently, a colleague reached out to me for advice on how to get started in a mentoring relationship. He had been asked to mentor a junior employee and wanted to make sure he was approaching this new role in the right way. Most individuals who enter into a mentoring relationship, whether it is the mentor … Read More»
Do you want to find a career that’s enjoyable and rewarding? Of course . . . but how do you find the right path, especially when there are so many career directions scientists can follow? Attend this interactive workshop to learn a logical, step-by-step process for exploring your … Read More»