NCFDD Webinar: Presumed Incompetent II: Lessons from the Struggles and Victories of Women of Color in Academia

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Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia (Utah State University Press, 2012) provided a window into the working lives of female faculty of color in a variety of academic disciplines.   Inspired by the enthusiastic response to the first volume, the editors have produced a second volume titled Presumed Incompetent II: Race, Class,…

NCFDD Webinar: Every Semester Needs a Plan

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Do you often start the semester or term with high hopes for your writing projects, but end disappointed by your actual productivity? Do you desperately want (or need) to write a lot this semester? Do you want to figure out how to be more productive AND enjoy your life this semester? Take time out of…

NCFDD Webinar: Overcoming by Understanding Academic Writer’s Block

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In this webinar, Dra. Aurora Chang addresses the state of immobility and powerlessness when writing feels impossible - also known as writer’s block. She focuses on the stories we tell ourselves about who we are as academic writers and how that narration deeply impacts our perceived ability to write. She asks the broad question – how do…

NCFDD Webinar: How to Manage Stress, Rejection and the Haters in Your Midst

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Are you stressed? Do you feel devastated when your articles and/or grant proposals get rejected? Is the pressure of publishing/funding your work making you sick? If any of this sounds familiar and you have difficulty managing the negative energy and rejection in your environment, please join us to learn: The impact that stress and negativity…

NCFDD: How to Engage in Healthy Conflict

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Do you often feel drained by departmental drama? Do feel unclear how to handle conflicts that arise in your department? Are you unsure when, where, and how to manage conflict with people who will be voting on your tenure? Academics are notoriously conflict avoidant and the inability to manage conflict can result in negative physical,…

NCFDD Webinar: Overcoming Academic Perfectionism

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Do you struggle to share your writing at early stages because it’s not perfect? Do you find yourself devastated by criticism of your work? Do you beat yourself up every time the tiniest thing goes wrong? Is it difficult for you to celebrate other people’s success because it reminds you of your own shortcomings? If…

NCFDD Webinar: Supporting Trans* Scholars

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In this webinar, Dr. D-L Stewart will address the key questions and strategies needed to support trans* scholars, but also to reform and transform how we consider gender in the academy. Through discussion of institutional systems and processes, career advancement, microaggressions, and trans* resilience, attendees will gain greater insight into how they and their institutions…

NCFDD Webinar: Cultivating Your Network of Mentors, Sponsors & Collaborators

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Do you have a reliable and strong network of mentors? Are you struggling to cultivate mentoring relationships? Do you know the difference between a mentor and a sponsor? Are you moving to a new stage of your career and wondering how to find new mentors and sponsors that are appropriate to the next level? If…

NCFDD Webinar: Supporting Faculty During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Free Individual Memberships for the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD) Available to all Cornell students, postdocs, faculty, and staff Cornell is an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD), a nationally recognized, independent organization providing online career development and mentoring resources. The NCFDD provides members with access…

NCFDD Webinar: The Art of Saying No

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Are you confused about when to say "yes" and "no" to other people's requests? Do you often say "yes" to requests without realizing the impact that response will have on your time and productivity? Do you find yourself feeling angry and resentful during the academic year because you've said "yes" too often? You're not alone!…

NCFDD Webinar: How to be a Strong Sponsor and Advocate for Faculty

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More information coming soon! Free Individual Memberships for the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD) Available to all Cornell students, postdocs, faculty, and staff Cornell is an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD), a nationally recognized, independent organization providing online career development and mentoring resources. The NCFDD…

NCFDD Webinar: Moving from Resistance to Writing

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Have you been putting off your writing all year by promising yourself that summer is when you'll buckle down and get it done? Are you finding yourself continuing to procrastinate and avoid your writing even though summer has arrived? Have you ever wondered why it is that you really want to write, but just don't…

NCFDD Webinar: Strategies for Academics Managing Careers and Caretaking during the Pandemic (and Beyond…)

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This session focuses on the barriers and strategies that academics with caregiving responsibilities are using to survive academic careers and personal life during COVID. Academics who are caregivers have been particularly affected by the pandemic as the move to working from home, the shift to flexible teaching, and the isolation caused by the pandemic. This…

NCFDD Webinar: Every Summer Needs a Plan

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Do you often start the summer with high hopes for your writing projects, but end disappointed by your actual productivity? Do you desperately want (or need) to write a lot this summer? Do you want to figure out how to be more productive AND enjoy your life this summer? Join us for a hands-on planning…

NCFDD: Engagement Matters – Developing a Career as a Community Engaged Scholar

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Drawing on studies of exemplar, highly impactful engaged scholars, Dr. KerryAnne O'Meara shares examples of high impact community engaged scholarship and strategies adopted by engaged scholars to succeed in reward systems that are not yet fully inclusive of this work. We consider ways in which projects with community partners might be designed to document expertise…

NCFDD: How to Manage Stress, Rejection and the Haters in Your Midst

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Are you stressed? Do you feel devastated when your articles and/or grant proposals get rejected? Is the pressure of publishing/funding your work making you sick? If any of this sounds familiar and you have difficulty managing the negative energy and rejection in your environment, please join us to learn: The impact that stress and negativity…

NCFDD: How to Engage in Healthy Conflict

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Do you often feel drained by departmental drama? Do feel unclear how to handle conflicts that arise in your department? Are you unsure when, where, and how to manage conflict with people who will be voting on your tenure? Academics are notoriously conflict avoidant and the inability to manage conflict can result in negative physical,…

NCFDD: Building and Leading Successful Research Teams

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Are you wondering how to build your research group or lab to be a productive, happy working environment? Do you have an existing research team and are feeling overwhelmed trying to manage the work of the team? Do you wish there was a way to help your research team work better together? This webinar will…

NCFDD: Overcoming Academic Perfectionism

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Do you struggle to share your writing at early stages because it’s not perfect? Do you find yourself devastated by criticism of your work? Do you beat yourself up every time the tiniest thing goes wrong? Is it difficult for you to celebrate other people’s success because it reminds you of your own shortcomings? If…

Lessons Learned from 10,000 Proposal Reviews: Top Reviewer Criticisms and How to Avoid Them

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This free, live webinar will summarize the insights we’ve gained from our work reviewing thousands of science and engineering proposals each year for national, state, and university-system grant competitions. We’ll present the 10 most frequent reviewer criticisms and the strategies we’ve seen adopted in successful proposals to avoid those criticisms. Our work has spanned proposals…

NCFDD: Creating an Inclusive Classroom: Students with Disabilities

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In this Guest Expert Webinar by Dr. Sara Schley, Professor at Rochester Institute of Technology, participants will learn high impact plus-one strategies to make courses more inclusive without redesigning them entirely. Free Individual Memberships for the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD) Available to all Cornell students, postdocs, faculty, and staff Cornell is…

NCFDD: Developing Anti-Oppressive Communities: Supporting Black Students and Mentees

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In this Guest Expert Webinar by Wanda Swan, Founder of Swan Center for Advocacy and Research, participants will learn strategies for identifying and combatting anti-black racism in classrooms, how to most effectively support black students and colleagues, and how to proactively contribute to diverse and inclusive campus communities. Free Individual Memberships for the National Center…

NCFDD: Cultivating Your Network of Mentors, Sponsors & Collaborators

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Do you have a reliable and strong network of mentors? Are you struggling to cultivate mentoring relationships? Do you know the difference between a mentor and a sponsor? Are you moving to a new stage of your career and wondering how to find new mentors and sponsors that are appropriate to the next level? If…

Beyond the Professoriate: Making the Most of Graduate School

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Are you just starting your Ph.D.? Or are you in your first few years and COVID-19 has drastically chanced your graduate school experience? Are you trying to get back into a groove and continue your research now that things have changed? Join faculty and recent graduates in this panel on making the most of graduate…

NCFDD: The Art of Saying No

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Are you confused about when to say "yes" and "no" to other people's requests? Do you often say "yes" to requests without realizing the impact that response will have on your time and productivity? Do you find yourself feeling angry and resentful during the academic year because you've said "yes" too often? You're not alone!…

Beyond the Professoriate: Building Professional Relationships Online

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If you’ve been with Beyond Prof for a while, you know that we often talk about how critical networking is to a post-academic job search. But given social distancing and our uncertain times, how do you build a professional network from home? Join Beyond the Professoriate founder L. Maren Wood, Ph.D. in this webinar for…

NCFDD: From Project to Publication—the Art of Manuscript Revision

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Despite an ever-escalating emphasis on publication, few of us receive formal training in how to craft and revise our academic writing. From Project to Publication lays out an array of practices and frameworks that support academic writers in transforming a manuscript-in-process into a submitted article. Drawing on my work with NCFDD and my own research on how…

NCFDD: From Project to Publication—the Art of Manuscript Revision

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Despite an ever-escalating emphasis on publication, few of us receive formal training in how to craft and revise our academic writing. From Project to Publication lays out an array of practices and frameworks that support academic writers in transforming a manuscript-in-process into a submitted article. Drawing on my work with NCFDD and my own research on how…

NCFDD: From Project to Publication—the Art of Manuscript Revision

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Despite an ever-escalating emphasis on publication, few of us receive formal training in how to craft and revise our academic writing. From Project to Publication lays out an array of practices and frameworks that support academic writers in transforming a manuscript-in-process into a submitted article. Drawing on my work with NCFDD and my own research on how…

NCFDD: Moving from Resistance to Writing

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Have you been putting off your writing all year by promising yourself that summer is when you'll buckle down and get it done? Are you finding yourself continuing to procrastinate and avoid your writing even though summer has arrived? Have you ever wondered why it is that you really want to write, but just don't…

Beyond the Professoriate: Working from Home Full-Time

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When remote work and working from home became a reality for many this spring, we were asked about tips and strategies for navigating this new work environment. The Beyond Prof team has always been remote and we’re happy to share some of our best practices. Join founder L. Maren Wood, PhD, Ping-Yuan Wang, PhD and…

NCFDD: From Project to Publication—the Art of Manuscript Revision

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Despite an ever-escalating emphasis on publication, few of us receive formal training in how to craft and revise our academic writing. From Project to Publication lays out an array of practices and frameworks that support academic writers in transforming a manuscript-in-process into a submitted article. Drawing on my work with NCFDD and my own research on how…

NCFDD: Every Summer Needs a Plan

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Do you often start the summer with high hopes for your writing projects, but end disappointed by your actual productivity? Do you desperately want (or need) to write a lot this summer? Do you want to figure out how to be more productive AND enjoy your life this summer? Join us for a hands-on planning…

NCFDD: Wellness and Technology

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We’re spending more time on social networks, viewing media, and checking our notifications, “likes”, and text messages… and it’s making us feel unhappy, stressed, and lonely. So how do we “outsmart our smartphones”? How do we stop using our phones in ways that hurt our happiness, start using our phones in ways that boost our…

Versatile PhD: Publish & Pivot- Turning Your PhD Skills into Careers in the Private, Non-Profit and Government Sectors

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Join Dr. Mrim Boutla for an interactive webinar that will help you become more aware and fluent in the transferable skills, knowledge and value you have gained through your Ph.D., and how to translate those into industry- and sector-specific talking points to increase your credibility and competiveness as an emerging professional.  This webinar will review…

NCFDD: Mastering Academic Time Management

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New faculty members commonly describe: Working long hours but making little progress on their research and writing A sense of loneliness that stems from limited mentoring and community Feeling unsupported in their desire for work-family balance and without the skills to achieve it Wondering whether the academic path is the right career choice This webinar…

NCFDD: Turbulent Times Q and A

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Join Mindi Thompson, PhD, HSP, for a live question and answer (Q&A) session related to the current happenings around COVID-19 and ways to focus on your physical and mental health and wellness. In a recent piece published in Inside Higher Ed, Dr. Thompson addressed the following concerns How do I make sense of all of the information…

NCFDD: How to Challenge Race and Gender Bias in Student Evaluations

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Studies consistently show that student evaluations are biased against women faculty and faculty of color. Yet, higher education institutions continue to lean heavily on students’ evaluations of teaching for hiring and promotion decisions. This webinar is designed for faculty and administrators to better understand how student biases become transformed into institutional inequalities based on race and…

NCFDD: How to Develop a Daily Writing Practice

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Are you sick of working all the time without making progress on your writing projects? Are you tired of your deadline-driven, binge-and-bust writing routine? Do you wish you could develop a healthy, consistent, daily writing routine that would allow you to meet your department’s expectations for tenure and promotion? In this webinar you'll learn: The…

NCFDD: Resting to Rise

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We all hear about the importance of self-care and, in particular, sleep. But many of us continue to struggle finding our internal place of deep rest and renewal. This place is not only where our nervous system resets, but also where our creativity, zest, truest voice, and zone of genius dwell - boons to any…

NCFDD: How to Align Your Time with Your Priorities

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Grab your strategic plan and learn the secret to making it work day-to-day and week-to-week! How to Align Your Time with Your Priorities is a step-by-step guide to holding a weekly planning meeting (aka The Sunday Meeting). In this webinar you'll learn: What works…and what DOESN'T work when it comes to weekly planning Why weekly…

Versatile PhD: Working for Education Technology Companies After Your PhD

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J The rapid development of education and learning technologies around the world can offer many career opportunities for PhDs.  But what kind of knowledge and skills are applicable? And how might PhDs build a meaningful career in this growing industry? Dr Brian Johnsrud completed his PhD in Stanford University’s interdisciplinary Program in Modern Thought and Literature, and…

Versatile PhD: Cultivating Resilience- How to Call Out Self-Doubt And Lean on Your Values During Career Transition

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Contemplating your exit from academia can be stressful, scary, and complex. Stepping into a new career identity brings with it many difficult emotions as well as intense confusion about career goals and trajectories. This webinar will teach you how to turn into your difficult emotions, identify the painful beliefs you hold about yourself, shed the…

NCFDD: Managing Chronic Illness and Academic Life

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Maintaining professional productivity while managing a chronic illness has several particular challenges. At times, the scheduling and culture of the academy actively ignores the needs of the body/mind in its demand for scholarly and professional productivity. Drawing on her scholarship and professional experiences, Therí Pickens will discuss strategies for living and working with chronic illness.…

NCFDD Webinar: Every Semester Needs a Plan

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Do you often start the semester or term with high hopes for your writing projects, but end disappointed by your actual productivity Do you desperately want (or need) to write a lot this semester? Do you want to figure out how to be more productive AND enjoy your life this semester? We offer this planning…

NCFDD: How to Manage Stress, Rejection and the Haters in Your Midst

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Are you stressed? Do you feel devastated when your articles and/or grant proposals get rejected? Is the pressure of publishing/funding your work making you sick? If any of this sounds familiar and you have difficulty managing the negative energy and rejection in your environment, please join us to learn: The impact that stress and negativity…

NYAS Webinar: Science Beyond Borders–How to Get Involved in International Science Policy

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Are You Interested in a Career in Science Policy or Diplomacy? If so, you might want to consider engaging in activities that support the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). And the great news is, there are careers that allow you to do this while still working alongside academia. This webinar will feature three scientists…

NCFDD: Twitter – How to Manage Stress, Rejection and the Haters in Your Midst

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  Have you dreamt of disseminating your research out to a public audience via Twitter? Join me to explore how to effectively communicate your knowledge in 280-character-chunks. I will share different tools to help you reach a larger audience (e.g. live-tweets, threads, hashtags, gifs, and memes). Finally, I will discuss how to curate a Twitter…

NYAS Webinar: Insights on Effective Lab Management (panel)

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 Do You Have the Skills to Run Your Own Lab Effectively? Since lab management training is not explicitly taught in the graduate curriculum, scientists often face the challenge of running their own lab. They must manage staff, develop and manage projects and track budgets. This panel will provide you with crucial insights on: How lab…

NCFDD: How to Engage in Healthy Conflict

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Do you often feel drained by departmental drama? Do feel unclear how to handle conflicts that arise in your department? Are you unsure when, where, and how to manage conflict with people who will be voting on your tenure? Academics are notoriously conflict avoidant and the inability to manage conflict can result in negative physical,…

NYAS Webinar: A Recruiter’s Perspective- “Why We Need People in STEM”

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Your STEM expertise is a highly valuable asset — one that companies large and small are actively investing in, no matter their core business. These days, organizations need to find and retain top talent who can identify emerging trends to propel the business forward. They also need to position themselves as desirable workplaces that foster…

NCFDD: Overcoming Academic Perfectionism

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Do you struggle to share your writing at early stages because it’s not perfect? Do you find yourself devastated by criticism of your work? Do you beat yourself up every time the tiniest thing goes wrong? Is it difficult for you to celebrate other people’s success because it reminds you of your own shortcomings? If…

NYAS Webinar: Finding Your Side Hustle: Redefining the PhD

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Are you wondering how you can apply your scientific knowledge outside the lab while still staying on track with your PhD? What are the opportunities available to you that you may never have considered? This event, the first in a series, will introduce you to young scientists just like you who have redefined their traditional…

NYAS: Grantsmanship for Students and Postdocs: Pathways to Individual Fellowship

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The ability to write successful research grants is now more important than ever, as university budgets are shrinking and external funding sources are becoming more and more competitive. Therefore, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows and scientists should gain experience in this critical skill of successful grant writing early in their careers by applying for extramural…

NYAS: Thinking About Teaching?

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Undergraduate and graduate students, post docs, and mid career science professionals: Have you considered the range of jobs available in education? Come hear about the myths, realities and options available to those who are thinking about teaching and how one may change their focus research and industry to education. This panel will highlight the realities…

NYAS: Build Your All Star Resume and LinkedIn Profile

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What does a hiring manager look for in a resume? What is the best way to communicate technical and transferable skills to a mixed audience? Does your resume showcase not just what you do, but who you are and why an employer should want to hire you? A good resume tells an interesting story that is customized to…

NYAS: Using Informational Interviews to Find Your Dream Job

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The Informational Interview is one of the most valuable, and perhaps least utilized, tools for networking and career exploration.  An informational interview is conversation with someone who is working in a career that you find interesting and you would like to know more about.  It is a great way to learn more about that field,…