Postdoc Appreciation Week

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Postdocs from all campuses at the University of Miami are invited to celebrate Postdoc Appreciation Week from September 18-22, 2023. This week-long celebration will feature a town hall meeting, professional development sessions, raffles, and more!


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  • Monday, September 18, 2023 | Town Hall Meeting

    Town Hall

    Join the Office of Postdoctoral Programs and the UM Postdoc Association for a hybrid Town Hall Meeting from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Participants can either join via Zoom or attend in person at the Lois Pope LIFE Center Auditorium. All postdocs are encouraged to attend and submit questions. 

    Register Now

  • Tuesday, September 19, 2023 | Giveaways


    Stop by any of the locations below and pick up free postdoc swag like hand sanitizers and notebooks. 

    Rosenstiel Campus: SLAB Breezeway from 1:00-2:00 p.m.

    Medical Campus: The fountain in front of Lois Pope Life Center from 1:00-2:00 p.m.

    Coral Gables Campus: Ashe Building Room 235 at the Graduate School from 1:00-2:00 p.m.

  • Wednesday, September 20, 2023 | Professional Headshot Photos

    Professional Headshot Photos

    Need a professional photo? Register to be scheduled with a professional photographer. Make sure you are available during any time listed below and your timeslot will be scheduled at random. Once scheduled, you will receive an email confirmation email with all the important details. The deadline to register is 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 19th. *Please note that photos will be taken in-person. We will try to accommodate all requests contingent upon time availability.

    Medical Campus: Biological Research Building 813 from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

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  • Thursday, September 21, 2023 | Research Spotlights

    Research Spotlights

    Postdoctoral research will be highlighted throughout the day in spotlight articles posted on the Postdoc News page.

    Want to be featured? Submissions from all campuses and disciplines are encouraged. The deadline is September 13, 2023.

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  • Friday, September 22, 2023 | Raffles


    Don't miss out on winning a Univerisity of Miami Mystery Box filled with UM swag! From 10:00am-2:00pm, keep an eye on your inbox for an email on the hour, every hour, from the Office of Postdoctoral Programs for a chance to enter the raffles. Please note, that every hour we will pick one winner and will post their name on our website. You may only win once.

In addition to the exclusive events the Postdoctoral Programs Office and the Postdoc Association will be hosting, UM postdocs will have access to professional and career development events the National Postdoc Association (NPA) and its affiliates will be hosting. UM postdocs must activate their free NPA membership (instructions here) to participate in some of these events

Browse all NPA events here