Curated for USask's Postdoctoral Fellows

The College of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies is excited to host the 2022 Postdoctoral Fellows Career Development Days, being held virtually on March 29, 30 and 31. These events have been created to help promote future career development for postdoctoral fellows.  

Panel discussions and workshops are open to PhD students. 

Tuesday, March 29

Transition to Early Career Faculty | Panel Discussion

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

  • Amanda Lalonde, Department of Music, University of Saskatchewan
  • Amy Stevens, Department of Chemistry, University of Saskatchewan
  • Mahasti Khakpour, Interdisciplinary Health Program, St. Francis Xavier University

Moderated by Corinne Berger, Postdoctoral Fellow, Computer Science

Register: https://usask-ca.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0vceuqqTsqGN3lgBjWQLvjHoU3RRUEKzeF  

Exploring Career Options | Panel Discussion

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

  • Loleen Berdahl, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan
  • Dawne Warner, Career Services, University of Saskatchewan
  • Suelen Goes, Improvement Lead, Saskatchewan Health Quality Council

Moderated by Puttipong Pongtanapaisan, Postdoctoral Fellow, Mathematics & Statistics

Register: https://usask-ca.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwvcuGtrzojGNOrxZ0j4rvyEW6cInFudyjk

Wednesday, March 30

Career Centre Skills Workshop

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Atrayee Basu will be leading a workshop where postdocs will learn how to discover and harness their skills when applying for jobs.  The workshop will include information on how to best format a CV, how to transform a CV into an effective resume, and how to write an eye-catching cover letter!

Register: https://usask-ca.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJItfuCgqjotGNHOJ2EXMtRN5b7jXCx6TqdA

Teaching Philosophy Workshop

  2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Wenona Partridge, Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching and Learning, will be leading a workshop where postdocs will learn how to develop a teaching philosophy.

Register: https://usask-ca.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJErfuirpjkjGtTVMfnwBV6I3_ouwNzQg2yc

Thursday, March 31

Individual Development Plan Workshop

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

An USask Individual Development Plan (IDP) was recently developed to assist Postdoctoral Fellows in the career development process.  Please join Wenona Partridge, Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching and Learning, and Dr. Jeffery McDonnell, School of Environment and Sustainability, who will host an IDP taster workshop to help you to identify both your professional development needs and career objectives. 

Register: https://usask-ca.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJItdu2pqTkpGNbjWrChy2FOSKHWggdKyrVA