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How to Get a Postdoc in the Humanities and Social Sciences: Part 1 of 2

May 5, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Because of the extremely saturated faculty market, it’s become increasingly common for Ph.D.s in the humanities and social sciences to search for postdoc positions. But how do you get a postdoc and how do you make the most of it?

Session I – Panel Discussion with Two Recent Postdocs at UC Berkeley

Friday, May 5, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Geballe Room, Townsend Center for the Humanities

Yu Luo
2016-2017 Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Chinese Studies, UC Berkeley
(Bio attached)

Anjuli Verma
Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow in the Jurisprudence and Social Policy Program, School of Law, UC Berkeley
(Bio attached)
Session II – Presentation: How to Pursue Postdocs in the Social Sciences and Humanities

Friday, May 12, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Geballe Room, Townsend Center for the Humanities

Andrew Green
Ph.D. Advisor, Career Center
How to Seek Out and Effectively Apply for Postdocs in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Sabrina Soracco
Director, Graduate Writing Center
Writing Effective Postdoc Proposals and Applications

This series is primarily directed toward graduate students and is co-organized by the Townsend Center for the Humanities, the Graduate Division, the Humanities and Social Sciences Association, the Visiting Scholars and Postdoc Affairs Program, and the Career Center. While it is ideal to attend both sessions, should your schedule not permit, you are welcome toattend just one.


May 5, 2017
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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Graduate Division


Townsend Center for the Humanities
Geballe Room
Berkeley, CA 94720-2340 United States
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