Professional Development Opportunities for Postdocs

Brad WalchukUncategorized

The McCall MacBain Postdoctoral Fellows Teaching and Leadership Program is offering some great professional development opportunities to McMaster postdocs. It is a FREE program dedicated to postdoc professional development. In the summer and fall, they have a few events happening for Postdocs working in Canada (see below). They also have an intensive program that runs from September – April (in person 1 day a week) – the registration link is below!
  1. Postdoc day! (July 10th 2024) a free event for all Canadian postdocs or postdocs working in Canada. The day will include Online or in person attendance, a keynote speaker, workshops and networking opportunities. To register for this event CLICK HERE 
  2. Wellness and networking event (July 10th evening) Free event to allow postdocs and academics to recenter, reset and rejuvenate. The event includes Yoga, Wellness strategies and discussion with Author, Carla Labella as well as light refreshments. (registration via the EdCog conference registration)
  3. EdCog Conference workshop and speaker days (July 11-12) postdocs receive a 50% discount with code POSTDOC50. To register for this event CLICK HERE
Cohort 6 (McCall MacBain postdoctoral fellows teaching and leadership program) – This is a Free professional development opportunity for postdoctoral scholars. Our full 8-month program is offered 1x per week from September – April. A cohort of approximately 20 interdisciplinary and interinstitutional postdocs will come together to network and engage in professional development related to teaching and knowledge translation as well as leadership. Applications are now open. Interviews will take place in August.
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