The Postdoctoral Program Office will offer the first Meaningful Mentoring workshop of the year on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Building 202, Room B169. This first session will focus on two fundamental skills in mentoring — setting expectations and assessing understanding. Future sessions will address maintaining communication, setting mentoring goals … Read More
Each January, during National Mentoring Month, we are presented a chance to reflect on mentoring — what it means to be a mentor and how mentors have helped us learn and grow. I’ve shared my own experiences as both a mentor and mentee in previous articles. As a mentor, I’ve been fortunate … Read More »
Recently, we talked about why it is important for mentors and supervisors to give specific feedback and ways to do that through the SBI model. SBI stands for Situation-Behavior-Impact and is a three-step model to give feedback that helps the mentee understand not only what they did (right or wrong), but also reinforces why it … Read More »
Eight postdocs received 2018 Postdoctoral Performance Awards at a recent reception held in their honor.
“Achievements in basic research, engineering research and applied research reflect diverse expertise among Argonne’s postdoctoral community and support our mission to accelerate science to drive U.S. prosperity and security,” said Laboratory Director Paul Kearns.
The awards were presented by Kearns, … Read More »
Deadline for abstracts is Oct. 25
The 2018 Postdoctoral Research and Career Symposium will take place Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Building 240 TCS Conference Center.
Showcases postdoctoral research Highlights diverse career paths for postdocs Promotes networking among postdocs and with industry representatives
This year’s keynote … Read More »
All postdocs and students are invited to attend the postdoc career prep lunch workshop, “Getting to the Interview,” on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Building 446 Auditorium..
This workshop will present strategies and guidelines for crafting highly effective job application documents. Content will include best practices for both academic … Read More »
The Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) at Argonne postdoc and graduate student lunch and learn will be held Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Building 241, Room D173.
Since 2013, the Argonne ACT-SO high school research program’s mission is to partner Ph.D. or other graduate-level Argonne researchers and staff … Read More »
Application deadline: Dec. 1, 2018
Open to outstanding postdoctoral researchers, the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility’s (ALCF) Margaret Butler Fellowship in computational science offers an exciting opportunity to work at the forefront of scientific computing.
The position involves working closely with multidisciplinary science teams at the ALCF and throughout the high-performance computing community to introduce new … Read More »
The third week of September is a special week for postdocs. As declared by Congress, it is National Postdoc Appreciation Week.
Since 2009, the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) has sponsored this week-long celebration. NPAW grew out of National Postdoc Appreciation Day, which was held on Sept. 24, 2009. In 2010, NPAW culminated with the passage … Read More »
Several Argonne postdoctoral appointees will be honored for their exceptional performance in the areas of Basic Research, Engineering Research and Applied Research.
The 2018 Postdoctoral Performance Award in the Basic Research category will be shared by Avik Halder (MSD) and Qingteng Zhang (XSD). Halder was nominated for his contributions to the field of supported atomically … Read More »
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