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PostDoc Conference

Transitioning to Faculty Life: A Conference for PostDocs Historically Underrepresented in STEM

May 31 - June 2, 2012, hosted by CEOS and Sponsored by CIC Arts & Sciences and Graduate School Deans

Conference Goals:

1. Provide opportunities for postdoctoral scholars from groups historically underrepresented in STEM disciplines to network and gain information and skills necessary for a successful transition to faculty positions

2. Provide recruitment opportunities for Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) departments and programs anticipating faculty hires in STEM

Session Topics Included:
  • The politics of recommendations
  • Recognizing and responding to red-flags
  • Negotiating the offer
  • Developing networks and community

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