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New Faculty Workshop

Upcoming Workshops:

To be announced!

 

Past Workshops:

Recordings are made available to registrants after the event.

Fall New Faculty Workshop Part 1: DEI, Teaching Philosophy, and Personal Statements

Tuesday, September 6

Hosted by the GSA Education Committee, this session will provide an overview of the common materials required to apply for faculty positions at both teaching-intensive and research-intensive institutions. We will then discuss the best practices for developing your teaching philosophies and statements of diversity, equity, and inclusion. This session is geared towards those currently on the job market or those interested in obtaining a faculty position in the near future.

Fall New Faculty Workshop Part 2: Chalk Talk and Interview Process

Friday October 7

Hosted by the GSA Education Committee, this session will provide an overview of campus interviews for faculty positions, both how they work & what you can expect. We will then focus on the chalk talk, a common feature of interviews at research-intensive universities. A recently hired faculty member will walk us through her chalk talk, focusing on its design & implementation. This session is geared towards those currently on the job market or those interested in obtaining a faculty position in the near future.

How to Get a Faculty Job and Thrive In It: An Early Career Scientist and New Faculty Workshop
Thursday, May 26, 2022

Hosted by the GSA Education Committee, this event is designed to help postdocs and new faculty (those within their first five years of appointment) network, learn from those just a bit ahead in their careers, and find support. This workshop will feature two panel discussions: one focused on securing a faculty job (i.e., crafting application materials, navigating the interview process, negotiating job offers) and one focused on surviving the first few years of a new faculty position (i.e., managing budgets, teaching that first course, and being an effective mentor). Panelists will include faculty from both research-intensive institutions and PUIs. Time will also be set aside for informal networking with panelists and Education Committee members. Advance registration is required.

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Past Workshops

Fall 2021 Workshop

Pandemic Playbook: Now What? Lessons learned from the past 18 months

November 4, 2021, 2–3:30 p.m. EDT

The past year and a half has brought significant challenges for science educators. Join GSA’s Education Committee to discuss what worked (and what didn’t) in the classroom, research lab, and for balancing work/life. Moderated breakout rooms will give participants a chance to share their experiences and hear from others.

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