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The Academic Career Conference
September 18, 2007, Volume 54, No. 4

The Academic Career Conference features topics of interest to doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows who are looking for academic jobs and planning on academic careers. Speakers are faculty members and administrators from Penn and area institutions. This is the 19th year this series has been offered. Students on or planning to go on the academic job market have found the faculty speakers’ remarks and the question/discussion period following to be very helpful.

Going on the Academic Job Market:

Advice from Penn Faculty Members on
        - applying for faculty positions
        - preparing for interviews
        - understanding what search committees do

Science and Engineering: September 24, 4-5:30 p.m., Golkin Room, Houston Hall
     Cherie R. Kagan, associate professor of electrical and systems  engineering/associate professor of materials science and engineering
     Jeffrey G. Saven, associate professor of chemistry

Humanities and Social Sciences: September 25, 4-5:30 p.m., Irvine Auditorium G16
      Phoebe Kropp, assistant professor of history
      Amy Hillier, assistant professor of city planning/senior fellow,
      Leonard Davis, Institute of Health Economics

These are sessions of the 19th Annual Academic Career Conference, co-sponsored by Career Services and the Associate Provost for Education.
To sign up for a session, send an e-mail to vick@pobox.upenn.edu.

Julie Vick, Career Services

Almanac - September 18, 2007, Volume 54, No. 4