Negotiating the Academic Job Offer (for Postdocs and Grad Students in the Sciences and Engineering)
In this session, a panel of faculty members will discuss the negotiation process.
- What does a typical start-up package look like? How much can you negotiate it, and how can you provide justification for asking for more?
- How much grant money are you expected to bring if you get hired?
- What are some common pitfalls in the negotiation process?
- Can you negotiate for a position for your partner or spouse? If so, when do you bring it up?
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 Tues Oct 29, 3-4:30 pm. For details and to register, visit http://sites.duke.edu/academicjobseries/
- Krishnendu Chakrabarty, PhD, Professor and Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering
- Jennifer Roizen, PhD, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
- John Willis, PhD, Professor of Biology