The Radboud Postdoc Initiative represents the interest of all postdoctoral fellows and last year PhD candidates working at Radboudumc. Several times a year RPI organizes lunch meetings and pizza and beer events in which different topics are addressed including career opportunities in- and outside academia, grant writing, improve your soft skills, scientific integrity and more.
If you want to get informed about upcoming activities please sign up for our mailing list and we will include you. Send an e-mail to: Radboudpostdocinitiative@radboudumc.nl
Welcome postdocs!The Radboud Postdoc Initiative (RPI) represents the interests of all postdoctoral fellows working at Radboudumc. read more
Welcome postdocs!The RPI represents the interest of all postdoctoral fellows working at Radboudumc. It is a source of information regarding postdoc related issues. In addition, it creates a platform to facilitate discussions amongst postdocs at the same point of their career and promotes local collaboration and networking opportunities. The RPI includes postdocs working at the Radboud university medical center. The platform is run by postdocs and is intended to support postdocs and final year PhD candidates.
Aims of RPI
Inform about courses, grant application deadlines, and relevant information from the Scientists' Union (VAWO), Radboud University Post-doc Network and PhD Organisation Nijmegen.
Promote local collaboration and networking opportunities. As well as bring together postdocs in seminars, retreats, and informative workshops.
Evaluate and improve the environment and training for Radboudumc postdocs. This also includes help develop career policy for postdocs and clinicians within the medical center.
Lobby for a postdoc career policy at the Radboudumc.
Activities organized by RPI
Three or four times a year. Hot topics, experiences of the other researchers and/or interesting people are the theme of these meetings.
Six times a year, every first Wednesday of the second month. Interesting people are invited to join so that everyone can talk together in an informal gathering.
Once every two years. Every time a central topic is chosen as theme.
We regularly send out a newsletter filled with information on postdoc related issues. Email us to sign up for the newsletter.
Postdocs Academic and scientific trainingThe vision of Radboudumc is to train junior researchers who have the intrinsic ambition to have a significant impact on healthcare and become highly qualified independent scientists. Find out more about courses, funding and other information for postdocs.
The RPI is powered by the voluntary effort of postdocs from various parts of Radboudumc.