A future faculty development workshop for the University of Michigan engineering community June 3 & 4, 2020
   

Developed by expert faculty, Michigan Engineering's annual NextProf workshops have established a reputation as preeminent events in a nationwide effort to strengthen the next generation of academic leaders.

Hosted by The University of Michigan's College of Engineering, NextProf Engineering is a two-afternoon event open to all CoE students & postdocs curious about the academic career path. Participants will hear personal insights from CoE faculty, learn about diverse career paths in academia, and informally network with engineering peers and faculty.


"There were too many lessons and nuggets of wisdom to pick a single one. This workshop was outstanding - from the comprehensive and honest overview of faculty life, the detail information about hiring, to details about starting and growing a research lab. The unfettered access to tenured and tenure-seeking faculty was a unique opportunity I suspect few have had in this process. The workshop was a home run, and I hope that many future generations of academic-minded Michigan engineers will have and opportunity to participate."

- 2015 NextProf Engineering Workshop Participant

 

What to Expect

NextProf Engineering is an opportunity for College of Engineering students and postdocs from all backgrounds to hear real stories from engineering faculty and informally network with peers and mentors.

Speakers include faculty, research professors, and lecturers from the College of Engineering.

Note:  The Nextprof Engineering Workshop is exclusive to University of Michigan applicants:  engineering students (all years) and postdocs.  Senior-level PhD candidates and postdoctoral researchers may also apply to NextProf Nexus, and 1st and 2nd year PhD students and Master's students interested in applying to PhD programs may also apply to NextProf Pathfinder.

University of Michigan Ph.D. candidates and postdoctoral researchers interested in academic careers may also apply to a host of workshops under the Rackham-CRLT Preparing Future Faculty series.   

Program

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Eligibility

The NextProf Engineering workshop is open to current University of Michigan College of Engineering students (all years) and postdocs.

Registration

Register here for the 2020 NextProf Engineering workshop.

Contact Us

Have questions? Please contact Dr. Gabriella Fleming at gflem@umich.edu.

For general information about the NextProf workshops, please visit the NextProf website.

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