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Office of Postdoctoral Education

Postdoc Courses and Interest Groups

Advance: From Postdoc to Faculty Course

Advance: From Postdoc to Faculty is a 9-month mentoring program with the goal to retain female postdoctoral fellows as they move up in academic rank and, in time, lead to an increase in female leadership. This program is sponsored by the Women's Faculty Council and Office of Postdoctoral Education.

Before registering, we kindly request you speak with your advisor/department chair regarding your participation and the time commitment for this course.

Advance: From Postdoc to Faculty Course Schedule (PDF)

Learn to Teach Course

A course designed to provide graduate students, postdocs and junior faculty with training on how to become a more effective teacher. Sponsored by a grant from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund received by the Office of Postdoctoral Education.

Learn to Teach Class Recordings 2016 (PDF)

Topics include:

  • Deep learning design
  • Syllabus design
  • Writing learning objectives
  • Blended models of course design
  • Active learning
  • Effective lecturing
  • Technology tools
  • Using signature assignments
  • Rubrics
  • Professional development planning


PICO is a bioscience consulting group comprised of postdoctoral fellows at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Our mission is to provide research-based, actionable business recommendations on key projects for biotechnology and pharmaceutical firms. Concurrently, consultants broaden their business acumen and learn how to navigate the evolving biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors.