Careers in Academe: September 22, 28-29

To register for the 11th annual career conference sponsored by Career Services and the Deputy Provost (below), call (215) 898-7530 or e-mail heiberg@pobox.upenn.edu

Going on the Academic Job Market

September 22, McNeil Building, Room 285-86

4-4:30 p.m. Issues in Higher Education; J. Douglas Toma, IRHE and University of Missouri-Kansas City;

4:30-5:15 p.m. Interviewing for Academic Jobs: What to Expect; Amita Sehgal, neuroscience, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Susan Meyer, philosophy;

5:15-6:30 p.m. The Academic Job Search: Hiring from the Search Committee's Perspective; Dan Tompkins, Greek, Hebrew & Roman Classics, Temple; Cindy Giddle, English, CCP; Lisa Traynor, mathematics, Bryn Mawr; Paul Sniegowski, biology.

The Doctoral Student's Tool Kit: A Program for Second-Year-Plus Students

September 28, Logan Hall, Room 17

4-5 p.m. Assembling a Dissertation Committee and Finishing in a Timely Manner; Yvonne Paterson, microbiology; Barbie Zelizer, communication;

5-5:45 p.m. The Importance of Teaching; Walter Licht, history and associate dean, SAS; Carl Sequist, graduate student Teaching Resource Network;

5:45-6:30 p.m. Writing a Strong Funding Application; Ted Abel, biology.

Job Hunting Issues

September 29, McNeil Building, Room 285-86

4-5 p.m. Non-Tenure Track Positions and Surviving One-Year Positions; Tom Whitman, music and dance, Swarthmore; Michael Powell, history, Bryn Mawr;

5-6:30 p.m. Dual Career Couples and Academic Jobs; Lori Flanagan-Cato, psychology; Matthew Stone, computer science, Rutgers; Joseph Farrell, Classical studies, associate dean/graduate studies, SAS; Janet Tighe, history and sociology of science.


Almanac, Vol. 46, No. 4, September 21, 1999

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