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How not to apply for a postdoc

May 15, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Thinking of applying for a postdoc or for funding for after your PhD? You are invited to explore the ‘don’ts’ and ‘dos’ of application writing to support your own application.

This session performs a role reversal. It places you, the applicant, as a member of the selection committee for a postdoc opportunity. You will assess selected postdoc applications that have been written to highlight common mistakes in the application process and it will be your task to identify these and offer solutions.

We will be joined by the ADM Research Manager, Dr Jenny Harding, who will provide guidance on what makes an effective application. You are invited to Ask Jenny Anything!* Funded postdocs will also reflect on the application process for their own funding award.

 

*Preferably related to postdoc applications but anything goes …

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Date:
May 15, 2019
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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The PGR Studio

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