2014 Postdoctoral Survey
On August 18th the 2014 Postdoctoral Survey was opened. Postdoctoral scholars who did not recieve an invitation to complete the survey are encouraged to contact the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs. The survey will remain open until September 5th. Information gathered in the survey will help with ongoing efforts to develop and improve programming, services, and policies that support the best possible postdoctoral training at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
September 15-19 is National Postdoc Appreciation Week!
During National Postdoctoral Appreciation Week, The University of Kansas Medical Center will join with institutions across the country in recognizing the important part postdoctoral scholars play in our instituions' research enterprises and the future of each scholar's chosen field.
On Monday, September 15th, 11:00-1:00pm, a special luncheon for postdoctoral scholars and their mentors will be held in the Hixson Atrium. Campus service representatives, including Career Services, International Programs, Kirmayer Fitness Center, and more will be available to share information and give-aways. Door prizes and other fun activities will be part of the celebration as well.
On Wednesday, September 17th, 12:30-1:30pm, a special "Ice Cream & Social Media" session will be held in Orr-Major 1023. Career Services Speicalist Melissa McClung will present information on using social media for professional development and networking. Ice cream will be served and a free LinkedIn photo booth will be available for the first 30 registered attendees to ensure a stand-out, professional profile photo for social networking.
In addition to these fun events, postdoctoral scholars will enjoy special discounts at campus vendors, such as the campus bookstore, and Kansas City area attractions, including Science City, the World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial, and the Harris Kearney House in Westport.
Registration for events is required to ensure enough food and prizes. Please sign up using the Postdoctoral Events Calendar below, and contact PostdoctoralOffice@kumc.edu with any quesitons or concerns.