Graduate Student Leadership Committee (GSLC): Who We AreThe GSLC is composed of the student representatives from the component groups (Regional Chapters, Specialty Sections, and Special Interest Groups), in addition to an Executive Board. The Executive Board is made up of the GSLC Chair, the GSLC Se
Many postdoctoral positions include limited and sometimes no training on pedagogy, yet for those researchers who choose an academic career track, teaching will most likely be an important part of their future job.
When most people think about pursuing a postdoc, they might think that an academic postdoc is one that is based on a bench science research program. My academic postdoc has taken me down a different career path: one centered on improving science education.
Ideally, a postdoc position provides the unique opportunity to choose what, where, and with whom you want to do research. Though this sounds relatively straightforward, the actual task can be quite complex.
Since we were young students our mentors have advised us with the right directions to advance our careers. Now that I am in my first postdoctoral position, this transition is on the horizon.