2016 Workshop Schedule

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

All Day Participants arrive and check in at the Graduate Ann Arbor (formerly the Campus Inn)
5:00 pm -7:00 pm Opening reception at Graduate Ann Arbor
Welcome: Pamela Raymond and Rebecca LangeCo-Chairs NextProf Science
Special Guest: Mark S. Schlissel, President, University of Michigan

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

All sessions are on the 4th Floor, Rackham Building with Dinner at the Alumni Center.

8:00 am – 9:00 am Breakfast Buffet
9:00 am – 9:15 am Welcome/Convener: Pamela Raymond, Professor of  Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology
9:15 am – 10:30 am Panel: Life in Academia
Ruth Blake,
 Professor of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University
Mary James, 
A.A. Knowlton Professor of Physics and Dean for Institutional Diversity, Reed College

Baldomero OliveraDistinguished Professor of Biology, University of Utah
Moderator: Elizabeth ColeLSA Associate Dean for Social Studies; Professor of Psychology, Women’s Studies, AfroAmerican and African Studies
10:30 am – 11:00 am Break
11:00 am – 12:15 pm Panel: Faculty Search Process
Bart Bartlett, Chemistry

Edwin BerginAstronomy
Carol FierkeDean, Rackham Graduate School; Chemistry
Ann Miller, Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology
Moderator: Rebecca Lange, Earth & Environmental Sciences
12:15 pm – 12:30 pm Break
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch
Convener: Brad Orr, Physics
Lunch Speaker: Mary James, Reed College
2:00 pm – 2:15 pm Break
2:15 pm – 3:15 pm Workshop: How to Promote Yourself and Identify Mentors
Sari van AndersPsychology & Women’s Studies

Tabbye ChavousRackham Associate Dean; Professor of Psychology and Education
3:15 pm – 3:45 pm Break
3:45 pm – 5:15 pm Workshop:  What to Look For – The Role of the Institution
Mark Chesler

Denise SekaquaptewaPsychology
5:15 pm Free Time
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Reception and dinner at the Alumni Center
Convener: Pamela Raymond, Molecular, Cellular& Developmental Biology
Welcome: Andrew Martin, Dean, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA); Professor of Political Science
Dinner Speaker: Baldomero Olivera, University of Utah

Thursday,  May 12, 2016

Morning events take place 4th Floor, Rackham Building, with later events in the Departments

8:00 am – 9:15 am Breakfast
Convener: Rebecca Lange, Earth & Environmental Sciences
Opening Speaker:  Martha Pollack, Provost and Executive Vice-President for Academic Affairs, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan
9:15 am – 9:30 am Break
9:30 am – 10:45 am Workshop: Communicating the Nature and Importance of Your Research
Christine Black, University of Michigan
10:45-11:00 am Break
11:00 am – 12:15 pm Workshop: Developing your Teaching Philosophy and Building an Education Portfolio
Tershia Pinder-Grover
, UM Center for Research on Learning and Teaching
12:15 pm – 12:30 pm Break
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch
Convener: Douglas Richstone, LSA Associate Dean for Natural Sciences;  Professor of Astronomy

Lunch Speaker: Keivan Stassun, Professor of Astronomy and Physics, Vanderbilt University
2:00 pm – 2:15 pm  Break
2:15 pm Escorted by host faculty to visit host departments
Afternoon and Evening Events  Arranged by Departments

Friday, May 13, 2016

All events take place on the 2nd Floor of the Rackham Building

8:00 am – 9:15 am Breakfast Buffet in East Study Lounge
Convener: Rebecca Lange, EES
Breakfast Speaker: Ruth Blake, Yale
 9:15 am – 9:30 am Break and move to West Study Lounge
9:30 am – 10:30 am Workshop: Managing a Research Group – Developing Your Mentorship Skills
Laura Olsen, Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology; Ecology & Evolutionary Biology; Biology in Program
Jennifer Ogilvie, Physics and Biophysics
 10:30 am – 10:45 am Break
10:45 am – 11:45 am

Panel: Demystifying the Tenure Process

Alec Gallimore, Dean-Designate UM Engineering
Deborah Goldberg
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Andrew MartinLSA Dean, Political Science & Statistics
Tim McKay, Physics and Astronomy
Moderator: Pamela Raymond, Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology

11:45 pm -12:00 pm Break and return to East Study Lounge
Noon Class Picture
12:15 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch and
Closing Remarks:  Application of Workshop Skills: “Where Do I Go from Here?”
Abigail J. Stewart, Psychology, Women’s Studies, and UM ADVANCE Program
Afternoon Departure