In category: Careers in Academia
How will you prepare yourself to obtain a great faculty job - and to thrive as a professor once you begin your career?
The Preparing for Faculty Careers course (Spring Q) is designed for advanced doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars from any discipline who are considering a faculty career.
By participating fully in this quarter-long course, you will:
Course sessions will include guest speakers from Stanford and other campuses and small group and individual work. Several sessions will be followed by networking events and informal dinners for participants to learn from each other and from guest speakers. Participants will be grouped by discipline for customized learning experiences.
The four parts of the course will guide participants through an exploration of the academic career and prepare them to launch their academic job search:
Open to advanced doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars/affiliates from any school or department. All participants, including those who audit, are expected to attend each session and to participate actively. Online tools will be used to support participants' self-reflection and individual progress.
Course meets weekly on Tuesdays (optional) and Thursdays (required), 4:00-6:00PM.
Postdoctoral Scholars may audit this course, and advanced Doctoral Students may either register via AXESS (Grading is Satisfactory/No Credit; 2 units; repeatable for credit) or audit.
AXESS registration is open now.
The auditor application is available here: https://pdapp.stanford.edu/app/pfc/auth