The Nuts and Bolts of an Academic Job Search

July 19, 2017 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Are you considering an academic career? Wondering how to mount a successful job search in a highly competitive academic job market? Come and hear how others have done it. Faculty panelists who successfully landed a position will outline an effective search strategy and discuss important elements of the process – finding opportunities of interest, preparing a strong application, the role of your advisors, interviewing, negotiating, and how the increasingly competitive job market is changing the faculty search process.


MIT Professor Anna Frebel, Silverman: (1968) Family Career Development Assistant Professor of Physics

MIT Professor Barbara Imperiali: Class of 1922 Professor of Biology and Professor of Chemistry

MIT Professor Elizabeth Nolan: Associate Professor of Chemistry

Wheelock College Professor Carolin Cardamone: Assistant Professor of Astronomy

Tufts University Professor Lenore Cowen: Professor of Computer Science

Tufts University Professor Shafiqul Islam: Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Professor of Water Diplomacy

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*Sponsored by the MIT Graduate Student Council, Global Education & Career Development Career Services, and Office of the Vice President for Research