News & Events

Posted Date News
7.27.2015 Aetna is the New Health Insurance Carrier for Postdocs
Aetna was selected as the new insurance carrier for the Postdoctoral Medical Plan. Effective September 1st, 2015.
2.28.14 Individual Development Plans (IDPs)
Tufts has initiated IDPs — a self analysis form to help motivate thinking on career options and develop your strategy to obtain skills to maximize your potential in achieving your career goal.
10.15.13 Post Doc Journal Calling for Papers
The Post Doc Journal currently invites contributions for a thematic issue titled “Research Methods” scheduled for January 2014. Authors are welcome to submit original research methods or modifications of existing methodologies from diverse disciplines.
4.12.13 New Postdoc Initiated Project Fund
A fund provided by the postdoctoral office to support postdoc initiated events.

Event Date Postdoc Events
3.20.15 Tufts Infectious Disease Collaborative Grant Opportunity Funding Symposium
Information session for all Tufts University and Tufts Medical Center investigators, students and post-doctoral fellows interested in Infectious Disease Research
2.19.15 The EU Framework Program for Research & Innovation – Special Presentation at Tufts University
Horizon 2020 is the world’s largest multinational research and innovation program. It is the European Union’s flagship research funding program and is fully open to researchers from public and private organizations from across the world. This talk shall bring closer Horizon 2020 and its characteristics, participation rules and regulations with a focus on the different ways US researchers can engage with it.
12.1.14 First Annual Postdoc Poster Competition
On December 1, 2014 the Postdoc Office hosted the First Annual Postdoc Poster Competition for Travel Fellowships. The intent of this event is to give postdocs an opportunity to exchange ideas with Tufts community, develop presentation skills, and award funds for travel to research meetings/conferences.
8.6.2014 Researchers at the Intersection of Science and Education (RISE) Career Summit
RISE is hosting a second half-day career summit at MIT with focus on the variety of career paths in science education.
10.11.14 – 10.13.14 Annual Young Investigator Meet (YIM) Boston 2014
Applications are invited from fresh Ph.Ds, M.Ds, postdocs, and junior faculty, keen on pursuing scientific career in India, to attend the sixth YIM Boston being held from Oct 11–13, 2014 at MIT.
2.7.14 Postdoc Coffee Hour
Next gathering is at Hotung Café (Medford Campus).
10.17.13 Researchers at the Intersection of Science and Education (RISE) Career Summit
RISE is hosting a half-day summit at Tufts focused on mapping career paths.
10.8.13 Healthcare Consulting Seminar
Presenter John Lebbos, MD of Decision Resources Group, will speak about his consulting experience, discuss the case system and highlight opportunities available to advanced degree holders within DRG. A networking event will immediately follow the seminar.
10.2.13 Networking Nights: Careers Away from the Bench for PhD’s in the Life Sciences
Harvard University is hosting its second “Networking Nights” events for postdoctoral fellows in the life sciences. This event will focus on “Careers Away from the Bench for Ph.D.s in the Life Sciences.”
9.30.13 The Harvard Biotech Career Fair 2013
It is a big career event for life science PhDs, MDs and Postdocs. The career fair will include a career discussion panel led by industry experts and a keynote address by Dr. Robert Gould, CEO, Epizyme Inc.
9.24.13 ClearView Healthcare Partners Presents – Pharmaceutical Finance 101
Presenter Chris Von Seggern, PhD, MPH, MBA of ClearViewHealthcare Partners will present an introduction to financial concepts through the lens of the pharmaceutical industry.
9.16.13 &
Take Your PI to Lunch Day
In honor of National Postdoc Week, the Postdoctoral Office will offer catered luncheons on both the Boston and Medford Campuses for you and your PI.
9.6.13 Postdoc Coffee Hour and Take Your PI to Lunch Day
Next coffee hour will be at Jaharis 508. Also, two luncheons will be held in which you and your principal investigator/advisor can attend together.
8.20.13 Job Search Panel
The panel will include Lina Dahlberg and Bree Aldridge, who have successfully conducted searches recently. They will present and answer questions that you might have about the process.
6.25.13 Grafton Postdoc Lunch
The Postdoctoral Office will host their first Grafton event—a postdoc lunch.
5.10.13 Recent Events Held By the Postdoctoral Office
May 1, 2013 – There were a postdoc luncheon held in the Medford Campus.
May 8, 2013 – A public speaking workshop led by Michael Lueger of the Tufts Drama Department.
5.3.13 Career Paths: Faculty Entrepreneurs
A discussion with faculty entrepreneurs on career paths.
1.8.13 Medford Postdoc Lunch
The Postdoctoral Affairs Office would like to invite you to lunch in Davis Square. RSVP required.
10.26.12 Successful Postdoc Luncheon
We had a very successful postdoc luncheon for postdocs and their PIs. About 70 scholars and PIs attended this year’s “Take your PI to Lunch Day.”