Networking Events

Networking Events are part of NU ADVANCE’s mentoring framework. The Networking Events include a series of discussions featuring panels of faculty on topics such as Responding to Reviewers Comments, Negotiating, and Grant Writing.   The events are outlined below:

Spring 2015

Discussion on Strategies for Promotion to Full Professor and the Rewards of the Rank
24 Feb 2015, 1:30 – 2:30 at CSC 340

Do you ever wonder if other faculty members made a career plan for promotion to full professor?

Have you thought about expanding your research or entering a new research domain and how that might impact promotion to full professor?

Have you wondered how you meet all the demands of your personal life with all the demands of your academic career and still go up for full professor?

Is it really worth the additional work to be a full professor?

If you have ever considered these or other topics about promotion to full, we hope you will join us for a discussion on Strategies for Promotion to Full Professor and the Rewards of the Rankon Tuesday February 24th from 1:30-2:30 in 340 Curry Student Center.  The distinguished panelists are:

  • Carla Kaplan, Davis Distinguished Professor of American Literature
  • Sheila Hemami, Professor and Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Carla Mattos, Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
  • Laura Frader, Professor of History and Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs
  • Maura Iversen, Professor and Chair, Physical Therapy

Tenure Process Workshop
26 Feb 2015, 3:30 – 5 at 140 The Fenway, Room 378

For junior faculty past the third year review and their mentors.  Mary Loeffelholz, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, will lead the discussion

Fulbright Info Session and Panel
3 Mar 2015, 12 – 1 at CSC 440

On Tuesday, March 3 from 12-1 in 440 Curry Student Center there will be an information session on the Fulbright Scholar Program, including a discussion with faculty who have been Fulbright Scholars.

Fulbright Info Session Slides

Fulbright-Saastamoinen Foundation Award in Health and Environmental Sciences

This is one-of-a-kind opportunity to research and teach at the University of Eastern Finland in Kuopio. The University of Eastern Finland (UEF) is a multidisciplinary research university that is internationally recognized for its high standards of research and education. The University hosts several Center of Excellence research groups nominated by the Academy of Finland or the Nordic Council of Ministers. Current research priorities include aerosolsmolecular medicine and medical physics. The award is open to academics with the rank of full or associate professor. Complete information can be found through the above link.

Preparing a NSF CAREER Grant Proposal
12 May 2015, 11:30 – 1 at CSC 440

Karen Drew and Mariah Nobrega will do a short presentation on applying for a CAREER Award followed by a panel discussion with recent Northeastern CAREER Award recipients. Please RSVP here, lunch will be served.

An Interactive Workshop for Writing a NSF CAREER Summary
16 Jun 2015, 11:30 – 1 at CSC 346

In the second part of a two-part series on preparing an application for a CAREER Award, the workshop will focus on writing the summary portion of the application. Please RSVP here, lunch will be served.

Fall 2014

Strategies for Using Undergraduates in Research
24 September, 2014, 12-1, CSC 344

A panel of faculty members will share their strategies for incorporating undergradaute students into their research programs. Some of published with their undergraduate students.

NSF Grant Writing Workshop
17 October, 2014, 9-11, CSC 346

Horst Wittmann, Senior Research Development Officer, will provide strategies for preparing and submitting an outstanding grant proposal. There will also be a faculty panel who will share their personal strategies for engaging the program officers, along with retrospective insights based on their experience.

NSF Grant Writing – Presentation by Horst Wittmann

NSF Grant Writing – Presentation by Karen Quigley

Discussion on Micro-aggressions in Academia
05 November, 2014, 11:30-1, CSC 440

Micro-aggressions are subtle expressions of bias; they are often accidental and launched without malice.  Yet, the impact of these “slights” are profound.

Discussion leaders were: Meg A. Bond, Director of the Center for Women & Work and Professor of Psychology, and Michelle Haynes, Associate Professor of Psychology and Faculty Associate at the Center for Women & Work at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Dr. Bond is a community psychologist specializing in the dynamics of gender and race/ethnicity in the workplace. Dr. Haynes is an organizational psychologist, specializing in the field of workplace diversity.

Strategies for Increasing Scholarly Productivity-STEM
27 October, 2014, 12-1, Egan 440

A panel of faculty members will share their advice for increasing scholarly productivity. How they plan their year, how they manage graduate student writers, and much more.

 

Strategies for Increasing Scholarly Productivity-Non-STEM
28 October, 2014, 12-1, Egan 440

A panel of faculty members will share their advice for increasing scholarly productivity. How they plan their year, how they respond to reviewer’s comments, and much more.

 

Strategies for Effective Communication with Colleagues and Students 06 November, 2014, 3:30-4:30, CSC 440

Heidi Kevoe-Feldman, Assistant Professor of Communications, will lead a discussion on how to have positive communications, diffuse angry situations, and give feedback that is well-received.

 

Strategies for Successful Grant Writing
09 December, 2014, 12-1, Egan 440

A panel of faculty members will share their strategies and advice on writing grants.  What to do and what not to do will be incorporated.

 

Past Events

2013 – 2014

2012 – 2013

2011 – 2012

2010 – 2011

2009 – 2010

2008 – 2009