Effective Teaching

Professional Development

Announcing a new  course offering facilitated by the EERC:

ENGR 3000 - Preparation for an Academic Career

5/13/13 - 6/22/13


This seminar series is designed for PhD students interested in pursuing an academic career and within 1.5 years of graduating.  Experienced faculty provide discussion based seminars on two areas: getting the desired academic position and how to be successful during the early years.  Topics include, but are not limited to: how to apply for academic positions, preparing for the interview, supervising graduate research, balancing service obligations, the promotion and tenure process, funding avenues, publishing and intellectual property, teaching expectations, and balancing work-life issues.   

For more information, please contact Dr. Mary Besterfield-Sacre at mbsacre@pitt.edu.