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Starting Out Right As a Professor: It's More Than Just Looking Out For #1

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June 6, 2017 - 12:00pm


Wendy Gu, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering,

Tad Fukumi, Associate Professor, Biology,

Questions/Discussion Items to Consider

  • What 2-3 specific things can you do now as a graduate student or postdoc to help make you a “quick starter” in your first academic position?
  • What steps can you take with your current advisor to identify areas of independent research for you after you leave Stanford?
  • Based on the readings below, what 1-2 things would you NOT want to do in your first year as a professor?