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Pedagogy Journal Club: How Do Gendered Policies Affect Career Advancement in Academia?

Topic: How Do Gendered Policies Affect Career Advancement in Academia?

Required Readings:

Antecol, H., Bedard, K., & Stearns, J. (2018). Equal but Inequitable: Who Benefits from Gender-Neutral Tenure Clock Stopping Policies? American Economic Review,108 (9); pp. 2420–2441. doi: 10.1257/aer.20160613 -- LINK

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Academic Chats: Getting the Right Start-up Package to Enhance Your Success as a New Professor: Learning How To Negotiate Effectively

Negotiating for an academic position is not like buying a car or a house, where you will have little or no contact with the seller afterwards. You may very well end up in a significant long-term professional relationship with many of the people you will be talking to, so you want to get what you need while setting the stage for long-term success. This chat will discuss how to make this happen, while having everyone on-board afterwards.

Pedagogy Journal Club: Gender Gap in Science Performance and Learning

Topic: Gender Gap in Science Performance and Learning

Required Readings:

Miyake, A., Kost-Smith, L. E., Finkelstein, N. D., Pollock, S.J., Cohen, G. L., & Ito, T.A. (2010). Reducing the Gender Achievement Gap in College Science: A Classroom Study of Values Affirmation. Science, 330 (6008); pp. 1234–1237. doi: 10.1126/science.1195996 -- LINK

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Academic Chats: Managing Your Research Program as a New Professor: Guidelines on Establishing Effective Faculty-Student Research Relationships

This chat will focus on how to set the right expectations for your students in terms of work ethic, sharing resources, participating in meetings and seminars, deciding on the appropriate attributions for authorship, and more.

Guest Speakers: John Boothroyd, Professor, Microbiology & Immunology, Friedrich Prinz, Professor, Mechanical Engineering  & Materials Science and Engineering, and Sharon Pitteri, Associate Professor,  Radiology

Designing Your Postdoc

In this session, you'll have an opportunity to apply design thinking to your postdoctoral training and reflect on who you are, where you are going, and how you can get there.

You'll identify resources and plan to apply them to your training in the right place at the right time. The work we do together will support a thoughtful and balanced individual development plan.

Designing Your Postdoc

In this session, you'll have an opportunity to apply design thinking to your postdoctoral training and reflect on who you are, where you are going, and how you can get there.

You'll identify resources and plan to apply them to your training in the right place at the right time. The work we do together will support a thoughtful and balanced individual development plan.

Lunch will be provided from 12:00pm-1:00pm.

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