Workshop: Career Planning for Prospective Faculty

  • Conference: AIChE Annual Meeting
  • Year: 2018
  • Proceeding: 2018 AIChE Annual Meeting
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  • Location:
    David L. Lawrence Convention Center
  • Time:
    Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 10:00am-12:00pm
Anderson, T., University of Massachusetts-Amherst

The transition to a faculty position can be a difficult process. This workshop is intended to help prepare prospective faculty prepare for the search process and successfully transition into an academic position. It will offer advice on identifying suitable career goals and specific objectives, and developing a plan to achieve them. Special attention will be devoted to establishing a funded research program. Elements of the career plan will include: • Navigating the Job Search Process (research and teaching plans, interviewing, start-up packages) • Establishing a Research Program (obtaining funding, Career Award preparation, problem identification & selection, contacting funding sources, network development) • Understanding the University Environment (tenure & promotion, service activities, sabbaticals, reward structure, mentoring expectations) • Managing Your Time (goal setting & priorities, stress reduction, good habits)



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AIChE Members $150.00
AIChE Graduate Student Members Free
AIChE Undergraduate Student Members Free
Non-Members $225.00