Obtaining & Negotiating a Faculty Position
As you go through your postdoctoral training, you will be thinking about the next step in your research career. If you are considering a faculty position at a university or medical center, you will have to decide whether a tenure-track or nontenure-track position is better suited to your personal goals and ambitions. Although both may be rewarding, this seminar will focus on the tenure-track faculty appointment. As you embark on your search, you will face a series of challenging questions: What do I want and need from my job? How do I go about finding a job? How can I ensure that my achievements and capabilities will be recognized? How will I choose among the offers I receive? How can I ensure that the resources I need to launch my career are included in the job package? This seminar will explore well-tested strategies for finding and obtaining the right academic appointment.