Careers & Advancement

Webinar Series: How to Land a Faculty Position—From Application to Interview

Join us July 28, 29, and 30, from 11:00 am - 12:30 pm ET

Are you considering an academic career path?

Whether you are just starting out or looking for tips on how to optimize your application package, this virtual event is for you.

In this three-part webinar series,  you will have the opportunity to learn about the faculty application process and what makes for an outstanding package.

Each webinar will begin with a 20-25 minute talk from the main speaker, specifically highlighting the documents within the application package to the interview and offer. These talks will also highlight experiences during the application process and established academics will highlight what they look for in applicants in each step of the application process. After the main talk, the webinar will feature audience Q&A with the main speaker and panelists.

Space is limited. Please register by July 24 to save your place.

  

The Academic Market in Europe

July 28, 2020 | 11:00 - 12:30 pm ET

This webinar will specifically address the faculty application process and what makes for an outstanding package for the academic market in Europe.

The webinar will begin with a 20-25 minute talk from Eva Unger and will include audience Q&A with the main speaker and panelists. Katherine A. Mazzio will moderate.

Eva Unger

Speaker
Eva Unger
Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin

Miguel Angel Rodriguez Perez

Panelist
Miguel Angel
Rodriguez Perez

University of Valladolid

Sarah Haigh

Panelist
Sarah Haigh
University of Manchester

Katherine Mazzio

Moderator
Katherine A. Mazzio
Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin

  

Research-Intensive Academic Positions in the U.S.

July 29, 2020 | 11:00 - 12:30 pm ET

This webinar will specifically address the faculty application process and what makes for an outstanding package for research-intensive academic positions in the United States.

The webinar will begin with a 20-25 minute talk from Peter Crozier and will include audience Q&A with the main speaker and panelists. Thomas Folland will moderate.

Peter Crozier

Speaker
Peter A. Crozier
Arizona State University

Andrea Tao

Panelist
Andrea Tao
University of California,
San Diego

Kane Jennings

Panelist
Kane Jennings
Vanderbilt University

Thomas Folland

Moderator
Thomas Folland
The University of Iowa

  

Thinking About Applying to Primarily Undergraduate Institutions (PUI)?

July 30, 2020 | 11:00 - 12:30 pm ET

This webinar will specifically address the faculty application process and what makes for an outstanding package for academic positions at primarily undergraduate institutions.

The webinar will begin with a 20-25 minute talk from Jeffrey Christians and will include audience Q&A with the main speaker and panelists. Zachary Hood will moderate.

Jeffrey Christians

Speaker
Jeffrey Christians
Hope College

Melanie Berkman

Panelist
Melanie Berkmen
Suffolk University

Andrea Munro

Panelist
Andrea Munro
Pacific Lutheran University

Zach Hood

Moderator
Zachary Hood
Argonne National Laboratory

  

Organized by the MRS Early Career Professionals Subcommittee

  • Babak Anasori, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, IUPUI
  • Radhika Barua, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Thomas Folland, The University of Iowa
  • Isabel Gessner, University of Cologne
  • Eva Hemmer, University of Ottawa
  • Zachary Hood, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Tianyu Liu, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Katherine A. Mazzio, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin
  • Maria Philip, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • David M. Stewart, University of Maryland
  • Amy Wat, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory