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After the launch of our first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in January, you will find highlighted videos and open educational materials here!

The first Postdoc Academy MOOC is titled “Succeeding as a Postdoc”. This series of modules will address foundational skills and career planning, establishing the professional habits postdocs will need to strategically prepare for their career and succeed in their postdoc. Themes explored include:

  • Transitioning into a New Postdoc Position
  • Putting your Career Plan into Action
  • Working Effectively in an Intercultural Research Environment
  • Developing Resilience

The second Postdoc Academy MOOC is titled “Preparing for a Successful Career” and is scheduled to launch early 2021. This series of modules will build advanced skills that will enable postdocs to transition to independence. Themes explored include:

  • Project Management
  • Transitioning from Trainee to Mentor to Career Professional
  • Dealing Effectively with Conflict
  • Leveraging Classroom Experiences
  • Successful Networking
  • Scientific Communication
  • Developing Leadership Skills

Resources for Postdocs

While some skills for postdocs are discipline-specific, there are many competencies that apply to postdocs of all disciplines and stages. Below you will find some (of the many) resources available to postdocs.