[unav_all] Fw: Preparing for an Academic Career in the Geosciences: A Workshop for Grad Students and Post-Docs

Susan Eriksson eriksson at unavco.org
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
> http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/careerprep07/index.html
>
> 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
> 757-221-2443
> fax: 757-221-2093
> rhmacd at wm.edu
> http://www.wm.edu/geology/
>
> 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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