Career Development: Previous Workshops and Events

On the Cutting Edge has offered various workshops and webinar series between 2008 and 2013 aimed mainly at faculty professional development for those preparing for an academic career as well as early and mid-career faculty. Resources and outcomes from these events are available from the event pages below.

Read about previous years' workshops:

  • Explore Webinars by topic or by year:
    • 2013 webinar series on Pursuing an Academic Career
    • 2012 webinar series on Pursuing an Academic Career
    • 2011 webinar series on Pursuing an Academic Career
  • 2010 workshop on Pursuing an Academic Career - This one-day workshop will offer resources for and insights into designing effective courses, writing clear research and teaching statements, and other aspects of applying to and starting academic positions. It will be held at the March, 2010, combined Northeastern/Southeastern section meeting of the Geological Society of America, in Baltimore, MD.
  • 2009 workshop on Pursuing an Academic Career - This one-day workshop offers resources for and insights into designing effective courses, writing clear research and teaching statements, and other aspects of applying to and starting academic positions.
  • 2008 Pre-AGU workshop on Strategic Persuasion: A Seminar in Effective Negotiations, Problem Solving, and Conflict Resolution - This half-day workshop addressed the varying challenges and scenarios that academics face, either pre- or post-tenure. Workshop content included key concepts of negotiation and interest-based solution finding.

This program is part of the On the Cutting Edge professional development program for current and future geoscience faculty. On the Cutting Edge is supported by the National Association of Geoscience Teachers with funding provided by the National Science Foundation Division of Undergraduate Education under grants #0127310, #0127141, #0127257, and #0127018.

Disclaimer: Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this website are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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