Travel Awards Available

The Postdoctoral Association of Colorado (PAC) is excited to announce the availability of Travel Awards for postdoctoral scholars to support travel to a conference for the purpose of presenting a paper or poster. PAC will provide four (4) $300 awards this cycle. Any postdoc – either at CU Boulder or... Read more »

Free CliftonStrengths Courses Available for Summer

Registration is open for Summer 2018 CliftonStrengths Professional Development for Faculty, Staff & Student Leaders/Employees. CliftonStrengths is a free tool that CU Boulder is using to provide university community members with the knowledge, skills, and experiences to foster strengths-based conversations leading to increased well-being and belonging across campus. Faculty, Staff,... Read more »

Preliminary Climate Survey Results & Gift Card Winners

Climate Survey Results Preliminary findings from the Climate Survey are provided below from the Office of Data Analytics, Institutional Research division. The full report will be published in the summer and announced in the Doc Report. This is the first postdoc survey at CU Boulder. Who are CU Boulder's postdocs?... Read more »

Postdoc Travel Awards Coming May 1st!

April 13, 2018

The Postdoctoral Association of Colorado (PAC) has exciting news for all postdoctoral researchers at CU Boulder, and the national laboratories associated with CU Boulder. Starting May 1 st , PAC will be providing travel awards to postdocs to attend conferences. The award is to assist with registration fees, lodging, airfare... Read more »

Thoughts from the National Postdoctoral Association's Annual Meeting

April 12, 2018

By Benjamin Nault I am a postdoctoral researcher in the Chemistry Department and CIRES. I am also the president of the Postdoctoral Association of Colorado . I had the pleasure of representing University of Colorado, Boulder, at the National Postdoctoral Association Annual Meeting, held in Cleveland, Ohio, this year. Postdocs... Read more »
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Avalos and Ventura named 2018 Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellows

April 2, 2018

Natalie Avalos of the Department of Religious Studies and Julissa Ventura from the School of Education have been selected as recipients of the 2018 Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship; Jeremy Calder of the Linguistics Department and Julian Resasco of the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department have been renewed for a second year... Read more »
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Gaining confidence in your job search

March 15, 2018

By Leah Colvin Whether your foray into the job market is carefully planned or out of necessity, it can be stressful and intimidating. It is important to maintain your confidence during this process, as a lack in confidence can result in underestimating your abilities, which can lead to targeting positions... Read more »
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3 time-management hacks for improved workflow & life balance

Dec. 21, 2017

By Leah Colvin This time of year is filled with parties, time spent with family and friends, and – hopefully – vacations. All of these fun events can also increase stress from trying to balance greater demands on your personal time with work obligations. As the year winds down, this... Read more »
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The give and take of peer mentoring

Nov. 14, 2017

By Leah Colvin A few weeks ago, a former colleague called to thank me for my role in helping him to transition into a new career. In truth, the mentoring had been a two-way street: he had helped acclimate me to CU when I first began my role with Postdoctoral... Read more »
Julienne Ng Recieving Outstanding Postdoc Award

Announcing the 2017 CU Boulder Outstanding Postdoc and Mentor Award recipients and Flash Talk winners

Oct. 18, 2017

By Leah Colvin Dr. Julienne Ng receiving her Outstanding Postdoc Award from Dr. Leah Colvin. Postdocs are an integral component of the research enterprise at CU Boulder. Postdocs at CU Boulder not only contribute to their disciplines through scholarly works, but also act as intellectual leaders within their teams and... Read more »