Postdoctoral Office

2018 PDF Report


Worthwhile Informational Interviews - May 8
You have found a company where you would like to work or identified someone on LinkedIn with whom you would like to connect, so what are the next steps? An informational interview can give you many insights into what a company is looking for, the work environment, types of work, career path to get there, and more. Career Advisor Tyree McCrackin will share a common approach to starting your informational interview that may lead to a prospective job in the future.
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Leaders, Managers, and Supervisors - May 24
After completing a graduate degree, your next job will likely ask for experience in leadership, management, and supervision. Can you develop some of these skills now? Dr. Richard Field of the Alberta School of Business will examine the differences between the three organizational roles of Leader, Manager, and Supervisor. Attendees will be asked to work together to answer 21 questions, finding the answer to each that best represents Leadership, Management, and Supervision. Bring your energy and enthusiasm and be ready to ask the questions you have about how to lead.

Dr. Richard Field has been publishing in the area of management and leadership for 30 years. He teaches in the MBA program on Leadership Skills, Business Ethics, and Managing Human Resources as well as does workshops for the Peter Lougheed Leadership College. He is the recipient of several teaching awards including the Donald and Margaret MacKenzie Distinguished Teaching Award.

Date: May 24 from 12:00-1:30 pm
Room: ECHA 1-190

The University of Alberta (UAlberta) has approximately 600 Postdoctoral Fellows, all of whom are valued members of our university community. As such, we provide various supports and services to facilitate and foster our Postdocs’ research training and professional development to help prepare them for the next step in their careers.

UAlberta’s Postdoctoral Fellows Office provides a central resource for our Postdocs and serves as a liaison between postdocs, faculty, administrators, and staff. Our website provides information related to current and prospective postdoc appointments, frequently asked questions, and links to information, services and supports that may be of interest.
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