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May 15-17 – On-Ramps into Academia 2011 Workshop

On-Ramps into Academia 2011 Workshop
May 15-17, 2011
Seattle, WA

UW ADVANCE at the University of Washington, Seattle, is currently seeking applicants for the On-Ramps into Academia 2011 workshop, May 15-17, 2011 in Seattle, WA. This workshop is for PhD level women in STEM that are currently working in industry, research/national labs, or consulting, and would like to learn more about transitioning into a career in academia. (Please note, this workshop is NOT intended for current research faculty, Ph.D. students, graduate students, or post-docs on university campuses.)

Applications are being accepted online at https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/khofmeis/107372. Registration is free and some travel funding may be available to qualifying applicants.

Topics addressed include translating industry skills and research to an academic setting, best practices for building a research or a teaching program, why academe is a great place to work, and crafting a research statement and a C.V. New for the 2011 workshop: moving from industry into leadership positions in academia. Speakers include Dr. Cherry Murray, Dean of the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and former executive at Bell Laboratories and the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Visit the web site at www.engr.washington.edu/onramp for more information. Details about the application process can be found at http://www.engr.washington.edu/onramp/Application.htm. Apply online at https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/khofmeis/107372.

* Please note that this event is aimed at industry professionals. Non-US people are welcome to apply and attend, but they are responsible for their own flight and travel costs. ADVANCE will be able to provide some (lodging) travel support.

On-Ramps into Academia is funded through National Science Foundation grants HRD-0819407, project title “ADVANCE Partnerships for Adaptation, Implementation, and Dissemination (PAID) Award: On-Ramps into Academia”and CNS-0950585. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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