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Workshop Overview

This workshop has already taken place.

This one-day workshop was designed to help tenure-track geoscience faculty make their strongest case for tenure. Workshop discussions and activities focused on analyses of CVs, personal statements (narratives), and teaching materials that may be used as supporting documentation in tenure applications. Participants had the opportunity to gain feedback and advice on their own preparation towards tenure. In addition, participants had the opportunity to review several examples of successful geoscience tenure packages from range of institutions.

Workshop Goals for Participants


Sunday, December 13, 2009, 9 am to 5 pm

Prior to the workshop, participants are asked to



Selection Criteria

Participants should be in a tenure track (or equivalent) position in a two-year or four-year college or university at the time of the workshop.


The workshop will be held in conjunction with the Fall American Geophysical Union (AGU) meeting at the Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco.

For More Information

If you have questions about this workshop please contact Kristen St. John or R. Mark Leckie.

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