Postdoc to Faculty Workshop
This booklet is based on advice from a group of faculty members who facilitated two ACS “Postdoc to Faculty” workshops, 2018 P2F in Boston, MA and 2019 P2F in Atlanta, GA.
A workshop for prospective chemistry faculty
If you are a postdoctoral fellow interested in a faculty position in the chemical sciences at a college or university, this workshop can help you prepare for a rewarding career.
When and Where
The 2021 Postdoc to Faculty Workshop will be held on July 30 – August 1, 2021 in Portland, Oregon.
Safety is a core value of the American Chemical Society, and as such the health and well-being of our members, community, and staff are paramount. As a result, we will continue to monitor the situation regarding COVID-19 to determine if the 2021 Postdoc to Faculty Workshop should be held in-person or virtually.
The Postdoc to Faculty (P2F) Workshop:
- compares positions and respective expectations in undergraduate and graduate chemistry departments
- provides assistance with and feedback on teaching philosophies and research statements
- presents strategies for balancing scholarship, teaching, and service expectations with life outside academia
- creates a network of early-career faculty along with mentors, who can help guide newly-appointed professors
- introduces interactive teaching models and provides resources to facilitate their incorporation
How to Apply
The application for the 2021 Postdoc to Faculty Workshop will open on Monday, January 11, 2021 and will remain open until Sunday, April 4, 2021.