How to Prepare for an Academic Position
Who Should Attend
This workshop will serve as a mentoring opportunity for academically-bound postdoctoral students/researchers/fellows in the sciences.
The workshop panel will cover topics including: how to best spend one’s postdoc time, assemble a research statement, teaching statement, acquire and prepare reference letter writers, apply for academic jobs, prepare for an academic job interview, follow up the interview, and select a position. The workshop will be presented by a panel of faculty members, and moderated by Prof. Mataric’, who coordinates a similar event each semester in the Viterbi School of Engineering. The faculty panel will briefly present their insights and advice, followed by ample time for questions, answers, and examples.
Maja Mataric’, Professor of Computer Science and Senior Associate Dean for Research, Viterbi School of Engineering
One 2 hour session.
April 18, 2012 | 2:00 – 4:00 PM | Location: Ronald Tutor Campus Center – Room 350/351 (Forum)
To register, please RSVP at least one week prior to the first class via email, indicating the course(s) you are attending, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information about workshops, contact the office at 213-740-6709.