Careers in Academe: September 20, 25 and Ocotober 10, 17

To register for the 12th annual career conference sponsored by Career Services and the Deputy Provost call (215) 898-7530 or e-mail heilberg@pobox.upenn.edu.


Going on the Academic Job Market

September 20, McNeil Building, Room 285-86

  • 4-5 p.m. Interviewing for Academic Jobs: What to Expect; Dr. John Bassani, Chair and Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Dr. Jacqui Sadashige, Assistant Professor of Classical Studies
  • 5-6 p.m. The Academic Job Search: Hiring from the Search Committee's Perspective; Dr. Michael Katz, Sheldon and Lucy Hackney Professor of History; Dr. Joseph Schwartz, Associate Professor and Department Chair, Political Science, Temple University; Dr. Stephanie Singer, Associate Professor, Mathematics, Haverford College
  • 6-6:30 p.m. Issues in Higher Education; Dr. Peter Conn, Deputy Provost


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

September 25, Houston Hall, Ben Franklin Rm. 218

  • 4-5 p.m. The Importance of Teaching; Dr. Alan Filreis, Class of 1942 Professor of English, Faculty Director, The Kelly Writers House
  • 5-5:45 p.m. Assembling a Dissertation Committee and Finishing in a Timely Manner; Dr. Guthrie Ramsey, Assistant Professor, Music
  • 5:45-6:30 p.m. Writing a Strong Funding Application; Dr. Warren Breckman, Associate Professor, History


The Insiders' Guide to Graduate Education at Penn: A Program for First-Year Ph.D. Students

October 10, Houston Hall, Ben Franklin Room 218

  • 4-5:30 p.m. What you and your department can expect from each other; Dr. Peter Conn, Deputy Provost; advanced doctoral students/recent Ph.D.'s, including Kirby Randolph, History, Michael Prange, Bioengineering, and Susan Sherr, Annenberg School for Communication, moderated by Dr. Conn, will give first-hand advice.


Job Hunting Issues

October 17, McNeil Building, Room 285-86

  • 4-5:15 p.m. Dual Career Couples and Academic Jobs; Dr. Michael Granato, Assistant Professor, Cell and Developmental Biology
  • 5:15-6:30 p.m. Non-Tenure Track Positions and Surviving One-Year Positions; Dr. Carol Schilling, Acting Director, English Writing Program


Almanac, Vol. 47, No. 3, September 12, 2000

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