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Posted by admin on March 16, 2016

The Postdoctoral Experience Revisited

An interesting piece about the postdoctoral experience! Learn more about how the National Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Academy of Engineering view the position of the postdoc: http://www.nap.edu/read/18982/chapter/1       Join the LinkedIn groupSign up to Mailinglist

Posted by admin on March 9, 2016

Advancing Postdoc Women Guidebook

The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA, USA) has released the Advancing Postdoc Women Guidebook. And while the guidebook is primarily intended for women, much of the information—including chapters about career planning and building good mentoring relationships—is relevant for all readers, regardless of gender.   http://www.sciencemag.org/careers/2015/10/new-guidebook-aims-help-female-postdocs   Image Credit: Argonne National Laboratory / Flickr / Creative Commons … read more >

Posted by admin on March 9, 2016

Algemeen Overleg WWZ over de Vrouwelijke Wetenschapper, impact overig WP onbekend

In het algemeen overleg Wet Werk en Zekerheid (WWZ) van 9 maart bespraken kamerlid Voortman en minister Asscher van Sociale Zaken en Werkgelegenheid de gevolgen voor de jonge vrouwelijke wetenschapper.   Onduidelijk is wat de impact van de WWZ is voor het overige wetenschappelijke personeel (WP), zoals postdocs, die tijdelijk ergens anders gaan werken of … read more >

Posted by admin on March 7, 2016

Save the date for the next Federa Day

Topic: Healthy Science: increasing value, reducing waste. New insights new challenges.   As part of the program committee, POSTDOCNL aims to bring the postdocs’ view on what is healthy science to the attention of Academia as well as policy makers.   Date: Friday 11th November Location: Radboudumc – Nijmegen https://www.federa.org/federadag     Join the LinkedIn groupSign … read more >

Posted by admin on February 29, 2016

PostdocNL reacted to the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment regarding the WWZ

On the 25th of February, the POSTDOCNL network reacted to the request of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment for comments on the ‘Wet werk en zekerheid (WWZ)’; the law that limits the number of temporary contracts an employer can give sequentially to an employee.   Read the document here: “POSTDOCNL over de WWZ”   … read more >