Setting Expectations

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Mentor Interviews

Introduction Video References

Discussion Framework

  • How do I define success in this postdoc position?
  • What do I think are efficient ways to communicate expectations?
  • For newcomers: on a scale of 1 to 10, how acclimatized am I to my new community of practice? What could my advisor do to ease this process?
  • Feel free to use the questions listed in this Finding Alignment on Expectations checklist to initiate a conversation with your advisor on mutual expectations and what will make this postdoc a success for you and for them.

Additional Resources