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Academic Job Search Series: Understanding the Tenure Process (6.8.17)

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Armenise Amphitheatre

200 Longwood Avenue

Boston, MA 02115

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This event is the second in the 3-part series on Preparing for Academic Teaching and Tenure

Understanding Interview Day(s) and the Tenure Process in Different Academic Settings
In this facilitated discussion, attendees will benefit from the perspective of current department chairs and senior faculty members who have experience interviewing candidates for junior faculty positions and evaluating faculty at the promotion and tenure phases. Panelists will be able to share experience from a diverse array of academic institutions: Boston University, Emmanuel College, Harvard Medical School and Wellesley College. Attendees will learn about the interview process at these institutions, how they are designed to identify candidates likely to be successful in their respective environments, and what success on the tenure track at these institutions requires. Panelists:
Marc Tetel, Professor and Head of Neuroscience, Wellesley College
Kim McCall, Professor and Chair of Biology, Boston University
Todd Williams, Associate Professor and Chair of Biology, Emmanuel College
Davie Van Vactor, Professor and Tenure and Promotion Committee Member, Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School

Panel Discussion: 4:30-6:00pm
Networking and Reception: 6:00-6:30pm

Co-sponsored with the HMS Program in Graduate Education

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