[unav_all] Fw: Preparing for an Academic Career in the Geosciences:
A Workshop for Grad Students and Post-Docs
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Sun Mar 11 16:48:22 MDT 2007
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> Preparing for an Academic Career in the Geosciences: A Workshop for
> Graduate Students and Post-doctoral Fellows
> August 2-5, University Wisconsin, Madison
> Application deadline is March 15, 2007
> The workshop web page above has links to the workshop overview and the
> application form.
> This workshop is designed specifically for graduate students and
> post-doctoral fellows who are interested in pursuing academic careers.
> Faculty members and administrators will provide guidance and information
> that will help participants to be stronger candidates for academic
> positions and to succeed in academic jobs. Session topics focus on
> becoming both a successful teacher and researcher.
> The workshop size is limited. Preference will be given to those entering
> or soon to enter the academic job market.
> The workshop application must be completed on-line by March 15th. An
> important part of each application is a statement of endorsement from a
> faculty member, which we will solicit using information provided in the
> completed application. The endorsement is a brief statement regarding the
> potential of the applicant to benefit from and contribute to the workshop.
> Operational costs of the workshop as well as room, board, and workshop
> materials are covered by a grant from the NSF Division of Undergraduate
> Education (DUE-0127310). Participants or their home institutions must
> provide transportation to and from the workshop.
> For more information about the workshop application process, contact Beth
> Chambers (cuttingedge at wm.edu) . For more information about the workshop
> program, contact Heather Macdonald.
> Heather Macdonald
> Chancellor Professor of Geology
> College of William and Mary
> fax: 757-221-2093
> rhmacd at wm.edu
> Mail Address:
> P.O. Box 8795
> Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795
> UPS or FedEx Address:
> McGlothlin-Street Hall Room 227
> Williamsburg, VA 23185
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