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Postdocs at Princeton University
Postdoctoral research associates and fellows are appointed through the Office of the Dean of the Faculty. Though appointed through the Office of the Dean of Faculty, we are not faculty but academic professionals. Rules corresponding to the different types of postdoc appointments can be found on this Policies & Procedures website. In coordinating your appointment at Princeton, your primary contact will be your supervising professor and her departmental administrative staff, however, questions regarding benefits can be addressed by the Office of Human Resources.
The Princeton Postdoctoral Council (PDC) aims to serve Postdoctoral Fellows, Postdoctoral Scholars and Research Associates at Princeton University by aiding in their professional development, fostering a sense of community and identity, and enhancing the quality of the postdoctoral experience.
We have two mailing lists, which you can join by logging in to the Princeton listserv service.
We send out events and other announcements through our PDC-social mailing list.
We also have the Ask A Postdoc (ASAP) mailing list that you can use to ask fellow postdocs questions about housing, funding, or anything else.
Postdoc Events at McGraw Center
Come share your experiences with fellow preceptors and a panel of experienced Graduate Teaching Fellows from the McGraw Center. We will discuss strategies that you can use in your class to address your specific concerns. This conversation is directed at both new graduate Assistants in Instruction and experienced AIs who want to invigorate their classrooms with new teaching strategies.
This event may be counted as a pedagogy workshop for the Teaching Transcript program.
Facilitators: McGraw staff
Workshop full? See McGraw calendar to check for other sessions. Event Type: Workshop For: GRADUATE/POSTDOC
This event, part of the McGraw Center's Inclusive Teaching at Princeton series and co-sponsored by Princeton Public Lectures and SPIA, is free and open to the public; however, registration is required. Please visit our webinar registration page for instructions.
This event is co-sponsored by the McGraw Center, Princeton Public Lectures and the School of Public and International Affairs Event Type: Webinar For: ADMINISTRATORS, UNDERGRADUATE, UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH, FACULTY, GRADUATE/POSTDOC, INTERNATIONAL GRAD STUDENTS & POST-DOCS, EVERYONE More info: mcgraw.princeton.edu…
This workshop will focus on concrete strategies for bringing increased objectivity and consistency to grading student writing--without using quotas or curves. Participants will also learn about quick, effective ways to guide their students through the writing process and elicit stronger papers. This session will be led by Andrea DiGiorgio and Emma Ljung from the Princeton Writing Program.
This event may be counted as a pedagogy workshop for the Teaching Transcript program. Event Type: Workshop For: GRADUATE/POSTDOC
Postdoc Events at Davis IC
A supportive and safe(r) drop-in space for students to share their thoughts on issues impacting their lives. Topics covered will include
- Pandemic isolation and relationship difficulties.
- U.S. immigration policies & U.S./China relations.
- Race based discrimination.
- Cultural and linguistic differences.
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Attendees are welcome to bring any questions, conversation topics or just join us for this week’s relaxing activity which will be coloring.
Tea & Talk is an informal weekly discussion group designed for international students, scholars and spouses to reflect on and share experiences related to studying, working and building a new community and life at Princeton University. This year...
The English Conversation Group offers an opportunity to practice English language skills, make friends, and learn about different cultures. Individuals are divided into small groups, each with a volunteer tutor who is a native speaker. He/she will help group members with pronunciation, vocabulary, idioms etc. in a friendly and relaxed environment.