Online Mini-Symposium on Connecting Research and Teaching

Online

This annual one-day conference highlights and supports the research of graduate students and postdocs, faculty and staff into effective teaching and learning practices, and the ways this work shapes professional and career development. Events will include an invited keynote presentation by a Cornell alumnus, 8 research talks by graduate students and postdocs about teaching projects they have recently completely, and short-form interactive discussions on how to use research skills to inform and improve teaching and professional development for early career scholars.

NextGen Professors June Workshop – An Academic Being Social on Social Media

Online

This event is offered for members of this year's NextGen Professors cohort and also open to accept a limited number of additional registrants from Cornell as space allows. An Academic Being Social on Social Media...or My Adventures in 280 Characters featuring Dr. Corrie Moreau, Professor of Arthropod Biosystematics and Biodiversity, and Director and Curator of…

The Application Process for an Academic Job

Online

To kick off the 2020-2021 Academic Job Search Series for Cornell graduate students and postdocs, come learn about when to apply for faculty and other academic positions, what documents are required, and how long the process takes. Bring your questions for an interactive online discussion led by Christine Holmes, Director of Postdoctoral Studies. Pre-registration is…

Designing Your Research Statement Around Undergraduate Research

Zoom

Through an interactive online discussion,  presenter Jeffrey Werner (Associate Professor of Chemistry at SUNY Cortland) will help job-seekers interested in seeking faculty positions at four-year colleges and universities (e.g., primarily undergraduate institutions or PUIs) outline a research statement that highlights plans to mentor undergraduate students in research. Pre-registration is required in order to receive the…

Research Statements for Research-Intensive Universities: A Panel Discussion

Zoom

This session features a panel of three early career researchers who recently successfully obtained tenure-track faculty positions, talking about how they approached writing a successful research statement for a research-intensive (or R1) university job application. Through questions and discussion, learn how to craft a focused and compelling research plan that will describe your areas of…

Developing a Narrative for Your Teaching Statement

Zoom

Through presentation and discussion, we will explore essential elements of a teaching statement for an academic job application. You'll leave prepared to start your first draft Teaching Statement or to revise an existing one to make sure it accurately reflects your beliefs and experience. Presenters: Dr. Derina Samuel, Associate Director for Graduate Student Development, Center…

Approaches to Diversity Statements

Zoom

Come discuss how to approach writing the diversity statement sometimes requested as part of faculty or postdoctoral job applications. We will share examples and guidance from Cornell and other colleges and universities. Discussion Moderators: Christine Holmes, Director of Postdoctoral Studies, and Colleen McLinn, Executive Director, Future Faculty and Academic Careers Pre-registration is required in order…

Introducing Teaching as Research: A Systematic Approach to Improving Your Teaching

Online

Hear Teaching as Research (TAR) program leaders from around the North American CIRTL Network describe Teaching as Research, a mentored experience that applies the process of inquiry to teaching and learning. By translating skills that you already have as researchers, you can investigate, reflect on, and improve your teaching. Leaders will describe TAR programs at…

Interviewing and Negotiation for Academic Positions

Zoom

An important part of the academic job search is interviewing and then negotiating the offer. Grab a snack and come learn about the art of interviewing for faculty positions from your own laptop or mobile device. Presenters: Yael Levitte, associate vice provost for faculty development and diversity, and Christine Holmes, director of postdoctoral studies RSVPs…

Interviewing and Negotiation for Academic Positions

Zoom

An important part of the academic job search is interviewing and then negotiating the offer. Come learn about the art of interviewing for faculty positions from your own laptop or mobile device. During and after the presentation, you will be able to ask questions via audio/video or chat. Presenters: Yael Levitte, Associate Vice Provost for…

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Building Mentorship Skills for Academic Careers

Online

This is an invitation-only event for registrants who have been accepted to participate in this year’s Building Mentoring Skills cohort, and will be held online. A Zoom link will be shared by email to participants. In this series of remotely delivered workshops designed for current graduate students and postdocs and open to those in all…

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Building Mentorship Skills for Academic Careers

Online

This is an invitation-only event for registrants who have been accepted to participate in this year’s Building Mentoring Skills cohort, and will be held online. A Zoom link will be shared by email to participants. In this series of remotely delivered workshops designed for current graduate students and postdocs and open to those in all…

Building Mentorship Skills for Academic Careers

Online

This is an invitation-only event for registrants who have been accepted to participate in this year’s Building Mentoring Skills cohort, and will be held online. A Zoom link will be shared by email to participants. In this series of remotely delivered workshops designed for current graduate students and postdocs and open to those in all…

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Building Mentorship Skills for Academic Careers

Online

This is an invitation-only event for registrants who have been accepted to participate in this year’s Building Mentoring Skills cohort, and will be held online. A Zoom link will be shared by email to participants. In this series of remotely delivered workshops designed for current graduate students and postdocs and open to those in all…

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Building Mentorship Skills for Academic Careers

Online

This is an invitation-only event for registrants who have been accepted to participate in this year’s Building Mentoring Skills cohort, and will be held online. A Zoom link will be shared by email to participants. In this series of remotely delivered workshops designed for current graduate students and postdocs and open to those in all…

CIRTL Network Teaching as Research Presentations

Hear graduate students and postdocs from across the CIRTL Network share the results of their Teaching as Research (TAR) projects in this online presentation session. TAR projects investigate questions about teaching and learning, including assessing the effectiveness of specific learning activities and tools, examining the learning process about a specific topic, or characterizing the student…

Job Search Virtual Monthly Discussion

Zoom

The Job Search Virtual Monthly Discussion is designed to get job seekers together to talk about concerns that graduate students and postdocs share, and strategize about how to move forward. Each session will begin with a brief introduction that includes tips, perspectives, and thoughts from staff who support career exploration within and beyond academia. After…

Teaching and Learning in the Diverse Classroom Begins

Online

Running from June 1-30, 2021, Teaching and Learning in the Diverse Classroom is a four-week, instructor-paced online course for anyone with teaching responsibilities at Cornell, at any level of diversity expertise. Modules explore strategies for inclusive course design, social identity and self-reflection, and pedagogical practices that effectively support student engagement and a sense of belonging…

Learning Community on Inclusive Teaching Begins

Online

This is a six-week online program that runs concurrently with the asynchronous Teaching & Learning in the Diverse Classroom course. Participants meet weekly via Zoom to discuss how to create and sustain inclusive learning environments. Identify practical, evidence-based strategies appropriate for your discipline and future teaching plans. Apply by May 29 to participate. This program is a…

Getting a Faculty Position: Lessons Learned During the Academic Job Search

Zoom

Join us for a live online panel discussion featuring postdoctoral scholars and graduate students who were offered faculty positions this year! Bring your questions about the process and hear from the recent experiences of other Cornellians. Meets online via Zoom meeting - a link will be shared by upon registration. Register to attend June 9…

The Application Process for an Academic Job

Zoom

To kick off the 2021-2022 Academic Job Search Series for Cornell graduate students and postdocs, come learn about when to apply for faculty and other academic positions, what documents are required, and how long the process takes. Bring your questions for an interactive online discussion led by Christine Holmes, Director of Postdoctoral Studies. Pre-registration is…

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Future Professors Institute

Online

Institute Dates: Tuesday and Wednesday, June 22-23, 2021 Times: 11:00am - 12:30 pm ET; 1:30 - 3:15 pm ET Location: Zoom Registration: https://blogs.cornell.edu/futureprofs/registration-2021/ Registration Priority Date: June 18, 2021 The Future Professors Institute engages graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in workshops, panel discussions, and talks focused on preparing them for faculty careers across institutional types. The…

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Future Professors Institute

Online

Institute Dates: Tuesday and Wednesday, June 22-23, 2021 Times: 11:00am - 12:30 pm ET; 1:30 - 3:15 pm ET Location: Zoom Registration: https://blogs.cornell.edu/futureprofs/registration-2021/ Registration Priority Date: June 18, 2021 The Future Professors Institute engages graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in workshops, panel discussions, and talks focused on preparing them for faculty careers across institutional types. The…

Developing a Narrative for Your Teaching Statement

Zoom

Through presentation and discussion, we will explore essential elements of a teaching statement for an academic job application. You'll leave prepared to start your first draft Teaching Statement or to revise an existing one to make sure it accurately reflects your beliefs and experience. Presenters: Dr. Derina Samuel, Associate Director for Graduate Student Development, Center…

Job Search Virtual Monthly Discussion

Zoom

The Job Search Virtual Monthly Discussion is designed to get job seekers together to talk about concerns that graduate students and postdocs share, and strategize about how to move forward. Each session will begin with a brief introduction that includes tips, perspectives, and thoughts from staff who support career exploration within and beyond academia. After…

Designing Your Research Statement Around Undergraduate Research

Zoom

Through an interactive online discussion, presenter Dr. Jeffrey Werner (Associate Professor of Chemistry at SUNY Cortland) will help job-seekers interested in seeking faculty positions at four-year colleges and universities (e.g., primarily undergraduate institutions or PUIs) outline a research statement that highlights plans to mentor undergraduate students in research. Pre-registration is required in order to receive…

Writing a Diversity Statement for an Academic Job Application

Zoom

Come discuss how to approach writing the diversity statement sometimes requested as part of faculty or postdoctoral job applications. We will share examples and guidance from Cornell and other colleges and universities. Discussion Moderators: Christine Holmes, Director of Postdoctoral Studies, and Colleen McLinn, Executive Director, Future Faculty and Academic Careers, Cornell Graduate School, and Derina…

Crafting and Delivering Your Elevator Pitch

Kennedy Hall

This is an application-based program for accepted participants in the Cornell Early-Career Faculty Grant Mentoring Program cohort. Please contact futurefaculty@cornell.edu if you are interested in holding a similar event for graduate students or postdocs. It can be daunting to talk concisely and persuasively about your work. Developing an exciting and effective 30-second to two-minute pitch…

Job Search Virtual Monthly Discussion

Zoom

The Job Search Virtual Monthly Discussion is designed to get graduate students and postdoctoral scholars together to talk about concerns that job seekers share, and strategize about how to move forward. Each session will begin with a brief introduction that includes tips, perspectives, and thoughts from staff who support career exploration within and beyond academia. Participants will…

NextGen Professors: October Cohort Meeting

This is an invitation-only event for applicants who have been accepted to participate in this year's NextGen Professors cohort. NextGen Professors is a career-development program focused on preparing Cornell doctoral students and postdocs for faculty careers across institutional types. The primary audience for this program is doctoral students (in year 3 or beyond) and postdocs…

My Voice, My Story

This is an invitation-only event for BMCB, GGD and Biophysics Students. For information on hosting a workshop for your field or department, contact Dr. Colleen McLinn, Executive Director of Future Faculty and Academic Careers, futurefaculty@cornell.edu or 607-255-2030.

Interviewing and Negotiation for Academic Positions

Zoom

An important part of the academic job search is interviewing and then negotiating the offer. Come learn about the art of interviewing for faculty positions from your laptop or mobile device. The format will be interactive presentation followed by question and answer period. Presenters: Yael Levitte, associate vice provost for faculty development and diversity, and…

NextGen Professors: November Cohort Meeting

NextGen Professors is a career-development program focused on preparing Cornell doctoral students and postdocs for faculty careers across institutional types. The primary audience for this program is doctoral students (in year 3 or beyond) and postdocs from backgrounds historically underrepresented in the professoriate, and/or those with a demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, inclusion, access and…

Using Improv to Improve Public Speaking

This is an invitation-only event for CBE Women (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Women’s Group). Practice techniques that will allow you to be more confident in the face of stress-inducing situations like giving a presentation. Examine body language skills to help you cultivate a rapport with students, hiring committees or talk audiences. For more information, contact…

NextGen Professors: December Workshop

Zoom

NextGen Professors is a career-development program focused on preparing Cornell doctoral students and postdocs for faculty careers across institutional types. The primary audience for this program is doctoral students (in year 3 or beyond) and postdocs from backgrounds historically underrepresented in the professoriate, and/or those with a demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, inclusion, access and…

Job Search Virtual Monthly Discussion

Zoom

The Job Search Virtual Monthly Discussion is designed to get graduate students and postdoctoral scholars together to talk about concerns that job seekers share, and strategize about how to move forward. Each session will begin with a brief introduction that includes tips, perspectives, and thoughts from staff who support career exploration within and beyond academia. Participants will…

NextGen Professors: January Cohort Meeting

Zoom

NextGen Professors is a career-development program focused on preparing Cornell doctoral students and postdocs for faculty careers across institutional types. The primary audience for this program is doctoral students (in year 3 or beyond) and postdocs from backgrounds historically underrepresented in the professoriate, and/or those with a demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, inclusion, access and…

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Building Mentorship Skills for Academic Careers

Online

In this series of hybrid workshops designed for current graduate students and postdocs and open to those in all fields, you will develop essential research mentoring skills, particularly in disciplines where research is conducted collaboratively and in teams. Effective mentoring of student research is a key skill influencing everything from research productivity to personal satisfaction.…

Interviewing and Negotiation for Academic Positions

Zoom

An important part of the academic job search is interviewing and then negotiating the offer. Come learn about the art of interviewing for faculty positions from your laptop or mobile device. The format will be interactive presentation followed by question and answer period. Presenters: Yael Levitte, associate vice provost for faculty development and diversity, and…

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Inclusive Teaching Institute for Graduate Students and Postdocs

Zoom

The Inclusive Teaching Institute for Graduate Students and Postdocs is a two-day workshop offered every spring for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars to explore strategies for engaging diversity and fostering inclusion in teaching and learning. As a participant, you will identify ways to increase accessibility and boost student engagement and belongingness; discuss inclusive course design;…

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Inclusive Teaching Institute for Graduate Students and Postdocs

Zoom

The Inclusive Teaching Institute for Graduate Students and Postdocs is a two-day workshop offered every spring for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars to explore strategies for engaging diversity and fostering inclusion in teaching and learning. As a participant, you will identify ways to increase accessibility and boost student engagement and belongingness; discuss inclusive course design;…

Faculty Mentoring Roundtable

Zoom

Topic: Managing Difficult Conversations and Conflict With and Among Graduate Students Facilitators: Yael Levitte, Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity, and members of the Cornell Interactive Theatre Ensemble The Faculty Roundtable Discussion Series on Mentoring Graduate Students and Postdocs is sponsored by the Office of Faculty Development and Diversity, and the Graduate School Offices of Inclusion…

NextGen Professors: February Cohort Meeting

Zoom

NextGen Professors is a career-development program focused on preparing Cornell doctoral students and postdocs for faculty careers across institutional types. The primary audience for this program is doctoral students (in year 3 or beyond) and postdocs from backgrounds historically underrepresented in the professoriate, and/or those with a demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, inclusion, access and…

My Voice, My Story

This is an invitation-only event for Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Faculty. For information on hosting a workshop for your field or department, contact Dr. Colleen McLinn, Executive Director of Future Faculty and Academic Careers, futurefaculty@cornell.edu or 607-255-2030.

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Building Mentorship Skills for Academic Careers

Online

In this series of hybrid workshops designed for current graduate students and postdocs and open to those in all fields, you will develop essential research mentoring skills, particularly in disciplines where research is conducted collaboratively and in teams. Effective mentoring of student research is a key skill influencing everything from research productivity to personal satisfaction.…

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Mentorship Workshop

This is an invitation-only event for graduate students in Astronomy and Space Science. For information on hosting a workshop for your field or department, contact Dr. Colleen McLinn, Executive Director of Future Faculty and Academic Careers, futurefaculty@cornell.edu or 607-255-2030.

My Voice, My Story

This is an invitation-only event for Boyce Thompson Institute Faculty. For information on hosting a workshop for your field or department, contact Dr. Colleen McLinn, Executive Director of Future Faculty and Academic Careers, futurefaculty@cornell.edu or 607-255-2030.

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Building Mentorship Skills for Academic Careers

Online

In this series of hybrid workshops designed for current graduate students and postdocs and open to those in all fields, you will develop essential research mentoring skills, particularly in disciplines where research is conducted collaboratively and in teams. Effective mentoring of student research is a key skill influencing everything from research productivity to personal satisfaction.…

NextGen Professors: March Cohort Meeting

Zoom

NextGen Professors is a career-development program focused on preparing Cornell doctoral students and postdocs for faculty careers across institutional types. The primary audience for this program is doctoral students (in year 3 or beyond) and postdocs from backgrounds historically underrepresented in the professoriate, and/or those with a demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, inclusion, access and…

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Mentorship Workshop

This is an invitation-only event for graduate students in Astronomy and Space Science. For information on hosting a workshop for your field or department, contact Dr. Colleen McLinn, Executive Director of Future Faculty and Academic Careers, futurefaculty@cornell.edu or 607-255-2030.

Recurring

Building Mentorship Skills for Academic Careers

Online

In this series of hybrid workshops designed for current graduate students and postdocs and open to those in all fields, you will develop essential research mentoring skills, particularly in disciplines where research is conducted collaboratively and in teams. Effective mentoring of student research is a key skill influencing everything from research productivity to personal satisfaction.…

Recurring

Building Mentorship Skills for Academic Careers

Online

In this series of hybrid workshops designed for current graduate students and postdocs and open to those in all fields, you will develop essential research mentoring skills, particularly in disciplines where research is conducted collaboratively and in teams. Effective mentoring of student research is a key skill influencing everything from research productivity to personal satisfaction.…

NextGen Professors: April Cohort Meeting

Zoom

NextGen Professors is a career-development program focused on preparing Cornell doctoral students and postdocs for faculty careers across institutional types. The primary audience for this program is doctoral students (in year 3 or beyond) and postdocs from backgrounds historically underrepresented in the professoriate, and/or those with a demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, inclusion, access and…

NextGen Professors: May Cohort Meeting

Zoom

NextGen Professors is a career-development program focused on preparing Cornell doctoral students and postdocs for faculty careers across institutional types. The primary audience for this program is doctoral students (in year 3 or beyond) and postdocs from backgrounds historically underrepresented in the professoriate, and/or those with a demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, inclusion, access and…

Learning Community on Inclusive Teaching Begins

Online

This is a five-week online program that runs concurrently with the asynchronous Teaching & Learning in the Diverse Classroom course. Participants meet weekly via Zoom to discuss how to create and sustain inclusive learning environments. Identify practical, evidence-based strategies appropriate for your discipline and future teaching plans. This program is a collaboration between the Center for…

Academic Job Search Series: Getting a Faculty Position

Zoom

A live online panel discussion and Q&A featuring postdoctoral scholars and graduate students who were offered faculty positions this year. Panelists: Cindy Córdoba Arroyo, PhD (’22), Apparel Design Stacy Endriss, Research Associate, Natural Resources and the Environment Caitlin Kane, PhD (’22), Performing and Media Arts Keith LeGrand, PhD (’22), Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Register to…

2022 NextGen Professors Public Keynote

Zoom

Everyday Survival and Collective Action: What We Can Learn From Disabled Faculty About Access and Care Speaker: Margaret Price, Associate Professor for English and Director of the Disabilities Studies Program at The Ohio State University Register to receive the Zoom meeting link. The pandemic has raised surprising questions about everyday academic life. For example, “How is…

Academic Job Search Series: The Application Process for an Academic Job

Zoom

Presenters: Christine Holmes, Director of Postdoctoral Studies, Colleen McLinn, Executive Director of Future Faculty and Academic Careers Register to attend. Co-sponsored by the Office of Postdoctoral Studies and Future Faculty and Academic Careers, as part of the Graduate School’s Academic Job Search Series.