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Aetna is the New Health Insurance Carrier for Postdoctoral Scholars

Saturday, July, 25th, 2015 News

The health insurance contract for Postdoctoral Scholars of Tufts University was put out to bid for the academic year, beginning September 1, 2015 and ending August 31, 2016. Through this bid process, Aetna was selected as the new insurance carrier for the Postdoctoral Medical Plan, effective September 1st, 2015. The plan offered and administered by… Read More

Individual Development Plans (IDPs)

Tuesday, February, 25th, 2014 News University Updates

Tufts has initiated individual development plans (IDPs) that are now available on the postdoc website (as well as the Tufts HR website). An IDP is 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. IDPs are a private document… Read More

Post Doc Journal Calling for Papers

Tuesday, October, 15th, 2013 News

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. The objective of this issue is to disseminate novel, and easy to adapt, reproducible methods to the postdoctoral community. Articles should provide readily-reproducible… Read More

New Postdoc Initiated Project Fund

Thursday, April, 25th, 2013 News

I am pleased to announce a new fund provided by the postdoctoral office for postdoc initiated events. I have set aside $1,000 to provide funding for events and activities based on your ideas and efforts. This is based on a similar fund established by the Stanford Postdoctoral Association, which I saw presented at the recent… Read More