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Behind the Scenes with the Search Committee: The Academic Application Process (for Postdocs and Graduate Students in the Sciences and Engineering)

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019
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9:00 am - 10:30 am
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Academic Job Search Series

In this session, a faculty panel in the sciences and engineering will discuss the faculty recruitment process from the search committee's perspective. Topics include what the search committee looks for in application documents (CV, cover letter, research/teaching statements), the screening process, and selecting candidates to interview.

NOTE: This panel is geared to postdocs and graduate students in the sciences and engineering. A similar panel will be held for PhDs in the social sciences and humanities on Thurs Sept 26, 3-4:30 pm. For details and to register, visit

-Allison Ashley-Koch, PhD, Professor, Duke Molecular Physiology Institute, Department of Medicine, Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
-Dennis Ko, PhD, Assistant Professor of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
-Jonathan Viventi, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
-John Willis, PhD, Professor of Biology

Contact: Molly Starback