Postdoc Group

“Humans of JILA” podcast: Episode 3-JILA’s Postdoc Group

Submitted by kennac on Mon, 11/06/2023 - 11:21 am

The postdoctoral position, or “postdoc” as it is colloquially called, can span between one to three years, as a researcher focuses on their next career steps after their Ph.D. During this time, individuals develop unique research projects while considering where to transition to next. To understand this position better, the “Humans of JILA” podcast interviewed the two Co-Chairs of the JILA Postdoc Group: Rachael Merritt and Jake Higgins.

JILA’s Postdoc Group Hosts a Postdoc “Write-in”

Submitted by kdcadmin on Thu, 10/19/2023 - 12:08 pm

For postdoctoral researchers looking to pursue a career in academia, understanding and writing faculty applications can be far from straightforward. To assist in this process, the JILA Postdoc Group, a group within JILA designed to support the postdoctoral community, held a “Write-in,” led by JILA’s Science Communicator Kenna Hughes-Castleberry.