Professional Development: Faculty of the Future Workshops
A three-part workshop series for postdoctoral researchers and doctoral students interested in pursuing a career in academia will be presented during the Spring term 2014. The program entitled, Faculty of the Future will provide a significant opportunity for participants to engage in a wide-ranging discussion about preparing for faculty position searches, developing a research program, and issues surrounding commercialization and industry research. Each workshop will take place in the Wu and Chen Auditorium located in Levine Hall. All SEAS postdoctoral research associates are encouraged to attend.
Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM (reception/social to follow in the Levine Lobby).
February 7 - Kathleen Stebe (Deputy Dean for Research and Goodwin Professor) will lead a workshop and host a panel on the theme of the joy of being a faculty member and thoughts on how to develop a research program. A panel of SEAS faculty will be part of this program.
March 21 - Kostas Daniilidis (Professor and Associate Dean for Graduate Education) will lead a workshop focusing on how to apply for faculty positions that will look at the structure of faculty applications and the interview process. A panel of SEAS faculty will be part of this program.
April 25 - Jeffrey Babin (Senior Lecturer and Associate Director of the Engineering Entrepreneurship Program) will lead a workshop covering commercialization and careers in industry. This program may also be of interest to senior doctoral students.