2018 Schedule

Tentative activities/times

Monday, April 30, 2018

All Day Participants arrive and check in at the Graduate
5:00 pm -7:00 pm Opening reception (Graduate Hotel)
Welcome:  Rebecca Lange, NextProf Science Chair
Jennifer Linderman; Director of ADVANCE

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Today’s events take place at Michigan League
Dinner at the Weiser Building, 10th Floor

9:00 am – 9:15 am Welcome/workshop convener:
Rebecca Lange (Earth & Environmental Sciences)
8:30 am – 9:00 am Continental Breakfast
9:15 am – 10:30 am  Life in Academia
Moderator: Fiona Lee, Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Professional Development; Arthur F. Thurnau Professor; Professor of  Psychology
Panelists: Mary James (Reed College),
Tim McKay (Physics),
10:30 am – 10:50 am Break
10:50 am – 12:15 pm The Faculty Search Process, Part 1: Making the Short List
Panelists: Elena Gallo, Astronomy
Ted Goodson, Chemistry
Divakar Viswanath, Mathematics
Moderator: Deborah Goldberg, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
12:15 pm -12:30 pm Break
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch Speaker:
Mary James, Reed College
2:00 pm – 2:20 pm Break
2:20-3:30 Developing your Research Statement
Workshop Leader: Larissa Sano (Sweetland Center)
3:30-3:50 Break
3:50-5:15 Talking about the Nature and Importance of Your Research
Workshop Leader: Sara McClelland (Psychology & Women’s Studies)
5:15-6:20 Break
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Evening reception/dinner  Weiser Building

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Michigan League through lunch; afternoon in departments

8:00 am – 8:30am Continental breakfast
8:30am – 9:00 am Opening Speaker:  Andrew Martin, Dean, College of Literature, Science & the Arts; Professor of Political Science
9:00am – 9:15 am Break
9:15 am – 10:30 am Developing your Teaching Statement
Workshop Leader: Nicole Tuttle, UM Center for Research on Learning and Teaching
10:30-10:45 am Break
10:45am – 12:15 pm The Faculty Search Process: The Interview
Panelists: Rose Cory, Earth & Environmental Sciences
Hernán López-Fernández, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Anthony Vecchiarelli, MCDB
Moderator: Ann Miller, MCDB
12:15-12:30 pm Break
12:30 – 2:00pm Lunch Speaker: Keivan Stassun, Vanderbilt
Introduction: Doug Richstone, Associate Dean, Natural Resources, LSA; Professor of Astronomy
2:00pm – 2:15 pm Break

2:15 pm

Afternoon & Evening

Escorted by host faculty to visit host department

Events hosted by individual departments

Thursday, May 3, 2018
All events take place at Michigan League

8:00am – 8:30am Continental breakfast
8:30am – 8:45am Convenor: Rebecca Lange
8:45-am – 9:45 am Outreach/Diversity/Inclusion Activities
Panelists: Greg Dick, Earth & Environmental Sciences
Deborah Goldberg, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Nicolai Lehnert, Chemistry
Moderator: Meg Duffy, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
9:45 am – 10:45 am Writing Your Diversity Statement
Tabbye Chavous
, National Center for Institutional Diversity,
Education and Psychology
Deborah Willis, Rackham Graduate School
10:45 am – 11:00 am Break
11:00 am – Noon How to Interpret and Negotiate the Faculty Offer
Panelists: Myron Campbell, Physics
Rebecca Lange, Earth & Environmental Sciences
Jena Johnson, Earth & Environmental Sciences
12:00-12:15 pm Lunch
Closing Remarks: Top Ideas to take away from the Workshop
Rebecca Lange
, NextProf Science Chair & Professor Earth & Environmental Sciences