2018 New England Future Faculty Workshop

2018 New England Future Faculty Workshop for Underrepresented Groups in STEM Fields

Speaker Bios

FFW Planning Team Bios

Schedule for July 10

Program Information

We highly recommend taking public transportation to campus if possible. The FFW venue is easily accessible from Ruggles Station on the MBTA orange line or the Northeastern Stop on the E green line.

The FFW will take place in Raytheon Amphitheater, room 240 on the first floor of the Egan Research Center. Egan is building number 60 on this campus map.

For those driving to campus, parking is available for a fee on a first come, first served basis in the Renaissance Park Garage or the Gainsborough Garage, buildings numbered 62 and 45 on the campus map. Parking fees for campus guests are outlined here.

Start End Topic Speaker
8:00 8:30 Continental Breakfast
8:30 9:00 Welcome
9:00 10:00  

One Size Does Not Fit All: Finding Your Institutional Fit Research universities, small colleges, and community colleges offer different experiences around teaching and research. This panel will discuss the differences and similarities among the diversity of higher education options for faculty positions.

Thandi Buthelezi, Carlos Hidrovo Chávez, Yadilette Rivera-Colón, Carolyn  Ruppel
10:00 11:00  

Making Your CV Stand Out In this interactive workshop, you will meet with other participants and a faculty member in your field for advice about the content and structure of your CV.

CV reviewers by discipline
11:00 12:00  

Tell Your Science Story: Developing a Research Statement In this interactive workshop, you will get a chance to practice creating a clear and compelling research statement. You will give and receive feedback on research statements with peers, and receive tips on developing a strong research statement.

Toyoko Orimoto
12:00 12:30  

Lunch

12:30 1:00  

Sand In The Hourglass: Developing Time Management Skills In this interactive workshop segment, you will have an opportunity to hear about and explore strategies for time management, handling various faculty responsibilities, and juggling your personal life.

Penny Beuning
1:00 2:00  

Best Foot Forward: Perfecting Your Interviewing Skills This interactive workshop will feature a brief introduction to interviewing followed by peer-to-peer exercises to practice making the right first impression and distinguishing yourself during an interview.

Swathi Karin, Melissa Kibbe
2:00 3:00 Seal the Deal: Negotiating the Job Offer An important step in accepting an offer for a faculty position is negotiating for key resources. This panel and interactive session will discuss key items to look for in an offer letter, what to expect during a negotiation, and how to best approach negotiating in different situations. Marilyn Minus, Lee Makowski
3:00 3:15  

Break

3:15 4:15  

New Faculty Life Hacks:  Developing a Quick-Start Plan What should you plan for in the first year of a new faculty position? This panel will discuss strategies for outlining an action plan that you can carry through your first year and how to set priorities going forward in your career.

Javier Apfeld, Francisco Hung, Saritha Nellutla
4:15 5:00 Closing and Evaluation

We are grateful for the support of several sponsors of the New England Future Faculty Workshop

 

Northeastern University ADVANCE Office of Faculty Development

Northeastern University Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Research Corporation for Science Advancement