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2015 Preparing Future Faculty Conference: Getting Ready for an Academic Career

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
12:00 AM
Michigan League

The one-day conference is designed to help graduate students in all fields explore academic careers, navigate an academic job search, and prepare to make a transition into a faculty position.

Registration is now open.

The one-day conference is designed to help graduate students in all fields explore academic careers, strategically navigate a challenging academic job search, and prepare to make a successful transition into a faculty position. Featuring presenters from a wide range of higher education institutions, many of whom were once U-M graduate students, the conference will help you learn what an academic career entails at many different kinds of colleges and universities. This event is co-sponsored by Rackham Graduate School and the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching (CRLT).

Session and workshop topics include:

   Developing a teaching philosophy
   Writing CVs and cover letters and interviewing for academic positions
   The tenure track process, and faculty success off the tenure track
   Starting and running a faculty research agenda

Snacks will be provided throughout the day. 

Register and view the agenda