Landing a PostDoc

Thursday, November 19, 2020
1:30 PM – 3:00PM (Central)

Hosted and Moderated by:
Vanessa Sherk, PhD, ORS Ambassador – West

Finding and deciding on a good postdoctoral fellowship can feel like a daunting endeavor, but the ORS is here to help. This virtual interactive session will allow prospective postdocs to ask questions and receive helpful advice on finding the ideal postdoctoral fellowship. We will also have potential mentors on hand to facilitate networking and landing that postdoc!

Featuring Invited Speakers*:

Cheryl Ackert-Bicknell, PhD, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Chelsea Heveran, PhD, Montana State University

Natalie Kelly, PhD, Smith & Nephew

Karl Lewis, PhD, Cornell University

*Please note invited speakers are subject to change.

This event is open to ORS members and non-members and free to attend, but registration is required. Please note that capacity is limited to 100 attendees.

Registration Deadline: November 13, 2020


Topics to be explored include:

  • Why should anyone do a postdoc?
  • Things to look for from a faculty and industry perspective.

Questions and Answers

Brief intro from those looking for a postdoc, re: duration, project, location.

Breakout rooms (discussion and networking opportunities)

ORS Ambassadors Information

Learn more about the ORS Ambassadors.

Apply to serve as an ORS Ambassador.

Not a member of the ORS?

We look forward to welcoming you into our community of engineers, orthopaedic surgeons, biologists, veterinarians, clinicians, and much more in pursuit of a world without musculoskeletal limitations.