Postdoctoral Fellows

Professional Development Discussing Next Steps in Your Career - Faculty Positions and Industry Careers

A workshop series for postdoctoral researchers and doctoral students interested in pursuing a career in academia and industry is offered during the Spring Term 2015. This program provides a significant opportunity for you to engage in a wide-ranging discussion about preparing for faculty position searches, developing a research program, and issues surrounding commercialization and industry research, and careers in industry research. All SEAS postdoctoral research associates and senior-level graduate students are encouraged to attend.

Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (reception/social will follow each event).

March 27 - Faculty for the Future (part 2),   Kostas Daniilidis (Professor and Associate Dean for Graduate Education) leads a workshop and faculty panel focusing on how to apply for faculty positions, the structure of faculty applications, and the interview process. Location:  Glandt Forum, Singh Center for Nanotechnology.

April 17  - Commercialization and How to Pursue a Career in Industry , Jeffrey Babin (Associate Professor of Practice and Associate Director, Engineering Entrepreneurship)

For graduate students and post-docs, industry may provide an important career alternative to traditional academic faculty positions. This workshop is designed to learn about key elements of technology commercialization and the skills and capabilities required to succeed in industry. All will learn how to apply their academic accomplishments and skills in a commercial context. We will discuss how to best position oneself to investigate, pursue and capitalize on opportunities in industry.

If you have questions, contact Jim McGonigle. To RSVP, please fill out the event registration form >>