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Scientific Management Course
for Postdoctoral Fellows

Course Schedule


Landing a Faculty Position
Tuesday, October 3, 2006 — Drexel University

Leadership Skills, Time Management
Thursday, November 16, 2006 — Temple University Center City

Project Management
Thursday, February 8, 2007 — Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Getting Funded, Mentoring Skills
Thursday, March 8, 2007 — Thomas Jefferson University

Representatives from four area institutions and have organized a course in scientific laboratory management comprising three half day and one full day sessions from October 2006 through March 2007. The course will be held at the various consortium institutions. The Philadelphia course is modeled after “Course in Scientific Management” developed by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund and Howard Hughes Medical Institute. The objective of the course is to enhance skills that are necessary for a successful academic career.

Course information was presented during the Poster Session at the Annual Meeting of the National Postdoctoral Association, March 30-April 1, 2007.

Philadelphia Scientific Management Course Planning Committee
Chevonne DaSilvio-Nash, Director of Post-Doctoral Fellows Office, Temple University
Garth Fowler, PhD, Outreach Program Manager,
Lisa Kozlowski, PhD, Assistant Dean for Postdoctoral Affairs and Recruitment, Thomas Jefferson University
Richard Rest, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology Director, Division of Postdoctoral Studies, Drexel University College of Medicine
Wendy Williams, PhD, Director of Research Education at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia