Academic Career Series Seminars for All Grainger Engineering PhD Students

The Mavis Fellows have a seminar every Friday through the Fall and Spring terms.  The seminars listed below are the seminars that are open to all Grainger Engineering PhD students.  Seminars are held in 106B1 Engineering Hall from Noon to 12:50 pm.

Professional Ethics in College Teaching and Academia

Date: September 27, 2019 | Speaker: Professor Michael Loui, University of Purdue

How to Look for Postdoc Positions and How a Postdoc can be Helpful

Date: October 4, 2019 | Speaker: Alexis Thompson, Graduate College

How Young Faculty Members Can Collaborate Work and Funding with National Labs

Date: October 11, 2019 | Speaker: Thomas Corbert, Sandia National Labs

Life as an Academic

Date: October 18, 2019 | Speaker: Professor Jen Bernhard, ECE

Preparing your Application Materials for an Academic Job Search

Date:  October 25, 2019 | Speaker: TBA

Academic Interview Process

Date:  November 1, 2019 | Speaker: Professor Klara Nahrstedt, CS and CSL

Writing a Teaching and Research Statement

Date: November 8, 2019 | Speaker: Professor Indy Gupta, CS

How to Handle the Negotiation Process

Date:  November 15, 2019 | Speaker: Professor Klara Nahrstedt, CS/CSL

Best Practices for Your Interview Research Talk

Date:  November 22, 2019 | Speaker:  Professor Brian Leads DeMarco, Physics

Active Learning / Teaching

Balancing between Research, Service, and Teaching as a Faculty Member

Date:  January 24, 2020 | Speaker: TBA

Date:  February 28, 2020 | Speaker: Professor Harry Dankowicz, College of Engineering and MechSE

Faculty Life at Different Universities

Date:  March 6, 2020 | Speakers: TBA

Successfully Launching Your Academic Career

Date:  March 13, 2020 | Speaker:  TBA

Tenure Process

Date:  March 27, 2020 | Speaker:  TBA

A Faculty Experience with Intellectual Property

Date:  April 3, 2020 | Speaker:  TBA

Blended Learning / Online Teaching 

Date:  April 17, 2020 | Speaker:  TBA

How to Manage Conflict as it Arises with Colleagues and Students

Date: April 24, 2020 | Speaker: TBA