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What to do in preparation for the workshop for Early Career Faculty in the Geosciences


To help you get the most out of the workshop for Early Career Faculty in the Geosciences, we ask that you do several things in advance. Here's a list of those preparatory activities and their deadlines:

By April 1:

By April 16:

By May 7:

By May 22:

Prior to the workshop:


Preparing for Your Visit to NSF

Our visit to the National Science Foundation is always an exciting, energizing part of the Early Career workshop. We will allocate a bit of time during the workshop to get organized for the visit. In addition, to make the most of this opportunity, we suggest that you do the following before coming to the workshop:

Modified NSF-style two-page bio/c.v.

If you're coming on the visit to NSF, we strongly recommend that you prepare a two-page resume (~5 copies, stapled or copied double sided so that your pages don't get mixed up with someone else's!). The purpose of this resume is two fold: i) to introduce you to the program director and ii) to provide a way for the program director to contact you later to review proposals. We suggest a modified NSF-format "2 pager" biographical sketch. The NSF two pager is the format the you must use when submitting a proposal to NSF. It contains important information for the program directors to use in selecting you as a proposal reviewer (in particular, elements a, c, and d). However, it is too limited to meet purpose (i). So, for our purposes, we advise the following modifications:

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