Future Professors Institute: Advancing Diversity in the Academy

Stocking Hall 411 Tower Road, Ithaca, NY

Organized by the Graduate School Office of Inclusion & Student Engagement (OISE), the Cornell University Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CU-CIRTL), and the Office of Postdoctoral Studies, the Future Professors Institute is a one-day event featuring workshops and guest speakers from multiple institutions discussing the topic of preparing for successful faculty careers. This event is…

How to Approach the Research Plan in a Job Application (for a Research-Intensive University)

Warren Hall 137 Reservoir Ave, Ithaca, NY

This session will help academic job seekers interested in research-intensive universities to develop a focused and compelling research plan that they can describe in interviews and application materials such as the research statement. Presented by Dr. Marvin Pritts, Professor of Horticulture, Cornell University. This is a brown bag event - bring your own lunch, and we will…

How to Submit Grants at Cornell – A Primer

Warren Hall 137 Reservoir Ave, Ithaca, NY

This workshop will help postdocs and late-stage graduate students learn how to submit grants at Cornell and how to apply for NIH Career Development Awards (K Awards). Presented by Kim Holloway, Office of Sponsored Programs.

The Application Process for an Academic Job

102 Mann Library 237 Mann Drive, Ithaca, NY

To kick off our 2019-2020 Academic Job Search Series, come learn about when to apply for positions, what documents are required, and how long the process takes. This is a brown bag event – bring your own lunch, and we will provide drinks and dessert. Remote participation may be possible via Zoom - please inquire…

Future Professors Institute

G10 Biotechnology Building 526 Campus Road, Ithaca, NY

The Future Professors Institute is a one-day event featuring workshops and guest speakers from multiple institutions discussing the topic of preparing for successful faculty careers. The focus audience for the full institute is doctoral students, postdocs, JD or JSD, MFA and other terminal degree students who are interested in academic careers, with the primary audience…

Writing a Teaching Statement

102 Mann Library 237 Mann Drive, Ithaca, NY

Through activities and discussion, we will explore essential elements of a teaching statement for a 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. Bring your lunch, and we'll provide drinks and dessert. Guest presenter: Dr.…

How to Approach the Research Plan in a Job Application

Warren Hall 137 Reservoir Ave, Ithaca, NY

This session - featuring Dr. Marvin Pritts - will help academic job seekers interested in research-intensive universities to develop a focused and compelling research plan that they can describe in interviews and application materials such as the research statement. This is a brown bag event - bring your lunch, and we'll provide drinks and dessert.…

Designing Your Research Statement Around Undergraduate Research

102 Mann Library 237 Mann Drive, Ithaca, NY

Through activities and discussion, presenter Jeffrey Werner (Associate Professor of Chemistry at SUNY Cortland) will help job-seekers interested in four-year colleges and universities outline a research statement that highlights plans to mentor undergraduate students in research. This is a brown bag event - bring your lunch, and we'll provide drinks and dessert.  Co-sponsored by the…

How to Submit Grants at Cornell – A Primer

This workshop, presented by Kim Holloway of the Office of Sponsored Programs, will help postdocs and advanced graduate students learn how to submit grant proposals at Cornell and how to apply for NIH Career Development Awards (K Awards). This is a brown bag event - bring your lunch and join us. We'll provide drinks and…

Postdoc Ice Cream Stroll

Caldwell Hall 121 Reservoir Ave, Ithaca, NY

Join Director of Postdoctoral Studies Christine Holmes and fellow postdocs in a walk to the Dairy Bar in Stocking Hall for ice cream (or non-dairy sorbet). Meet at Caldwell Hall (Ag Quad entrance) at 2:00 pm for departure soon after for a leisurely stroll to the Dairy Bar. The first 20 postdocs to arrive at…

Postdoc Pizza Party and Awards Reception

The Big Red Barn Big Red Barn, Sciences Drive, Ithaca, NY

Featuring official announcement of the Postdoc Achievement Award winners! In honor of National Postdoc Appreciation Week, please join us for a relaxed social event and award ceremony honoring the winners of the Postdoc Achievement Awards, co-sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for Research. We will serve pizza, and other refreshments in a kid-friendly…

Academic Job Search Discussion

221 Weill Hall 237 Tower Rd, Ithaca, NY

Are you a postdoc or graduate student applying for academic jobs now or in the near future? Come join a lunch discussion with others in the same stage, facilitated by the Office of Postdoctoral Studies and CIRTL at Cornell. We're gathering a community of peers to help find advice, support, and feedback. Bring questions and…

CV to Resume

703 Olin Library 161 Ho Plaza, Ithaca, NY

Please join us for this hands-on workshop. Bring your CV and questions with you. The workshop will focus on basics, key words and topics that highlight your PhD skillsets for careers in industry, non-profit or government. This workshop will focus on Humanities, Arts and Social Science PhD students and Postdocs. The workshop will be presented…

Academic Job Search Discussion

221 Weill Hall 237 Tower Rd, Ithaca, NY

Are you a postdoc or graduate student applying for academic jobs now or in the near future? Come join a lunch discussion with others in the same stage, facilitated by the Office of Postdoctoral Studies and CIRTL at Cornell. We're gathering a community of peers to help find advice, support, and feedback. Bring questions and…

Job Search Refresher

102 Mann Library 237 Mann Drive, Ithaca, NY

Cover job search process for careers beyond academia, networking and cold emailing, build resume with experiential opportunities and framing yourself for next steps. Light refreshments will be served. This event is presented by Careers Beyond Academia/BEST and the Office of Postdoctoral Studies.

Interviewing and Negotiation for Academic Positions

102 Mann Library 237 Mann Drive, Ithaca, NY

An important part of the academic job search is interviewing and then negotiating the offer. Come learn about the art of interviewing! Presented by Yael Levitte, Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity and Christine Holmes, Director of Postdoctoral Studies.  This is a brown bag event - bring your own lunch, and we will…

Winter Pathways to Success Symposium

Biotechnology Building, Room G10 526 Campus Road, Ithaca, NY

This one-day event is a professional development opportunity for doctoral, professional degree, and research master's students and postdoctoral scholars that will provide participants with information and tools useful for their time at Cornell and beyond.

Academic Job Search Discussion

102 Mann Library 237 Mann Drive, Ithaca, NY

Are you a postdoc or graduate student applying for academic jobs now or in the near future? Come join a lunch discussion with others in the same stage, facilitated by the directors of Postdoctoral Studies and CIRTL at Cornell. We’re gathering a community of peers to help find advice, support, and feedback. Bring questions and…

Careers In and Beyond Academia

102 Mann Library 237 Mann Drive, Ithaca, NY

Information sessions for Ph.D. students and postdocs on resources and career pathway exploration opportunities. Presented by CIRTL at Cornell, Careers Beyond Academia, and the Office of Postdoctoral Studies. Register

Interviewing and Negotiation for Academic Positions

102 Mann Library 237 Mann Drive, Ithaca, NY

An important part of the academic job search is interviewing and then negotiating the offer. Come learn about the art of interviewing!  Presenters: Yael Levitte, associate vice provost for faculty development and diversity, and Christine Holmes, director of postdoctoral studies This is a brown bag event - bring your own lunch, and we will provide…

Academic Job Search Discussion

102 Mann Library 237 Mann Drive, Ithaca, NY

Are you a postdoc or graduate student applying for academic jobs now or in the near future? Come join a lunch discussion with others in the same stage, facilitated by the directors of Postdoctoral Studies and CIRTL at Cornell. We're gathering a community of peers to help find advice, support, and feedback. Bring questions and…

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 - a link will be shared by email to participants. Register to attend Co-sponsored by…

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…

Job Search Virtual Discussion Group

Zoom

The Job Search Virtual Monthly Chat 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. After this information is shared,…

Job Search Virtual Discussion Group

Zoom

The Job Search Virtual Monthly Chat 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. After this information is shared,…

Job Search Virtual Discussion Group

Zoom

The Job Search Virtual Monthly Chat 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. After this information is shared,…

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…

Job Search Virtual Discussion Group

Zoom

The Job Search Virtual Monthly Chat 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. After this information is shared,…

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…

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…

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…

Recurring

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…

Recurring

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…

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…