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Future Faculty Career Exploration Program


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Academic Level:
Graduate Students (PhD)
Postdoc & Early Career

Description:
A rigorous four-day program designed for African American, Latino American, and Native American (AALANA) scholars and artists to experience a “behind the scenes” glimpse into life as a faculty member at the Rochester Institute of Technology. You’ll spend time learning from and networking with RIT diverse administration, faculty, and students. Participants will have the opportunity to practice their interview skills and job-talk presentation – while exploring the research, teaching and service expectations of RIT faculty.

This competitive, nation-wide search welcomes scholars from all disciplines offered at RIT. We encourage you to explore our colleges and departments to see how your research or artistic endeavors best fit into RIT. If chosen to participate, RIT will cover your transportation, lodging, and meals for the duration of the program.

The Future Faculty Career Exploration Program is considered a best practice and was one of the first faculty diversity and recruitment programs in the nation. Our longstanding history is due to the continuous institutional support of the President, Provost, and the divisions of Academic Affairs and Diversity & Inclusion.

Highlights:

• Attend networking receptions with RIT’s President, Provost, Deans, faculty, staff, and students

• Present your research or art to faculty, department chairs and Deans

• Tour campus and the greater Rochester community

• Gain career development insight and advice from RIT faculty

• Learn about current and upcoming faculty positions

• Engage in one-on-one, panel and roundtable discussions about life in academia

• Receive feedback on your research or art, and job talk to improve your candidacy

• Take an all-expense-paid trip to Rochester, New York

Please visit our website to learn more about eligibility and to apply!
accepts non-us citizensopportunity

Participating Institution(s):
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Rochester Institute of Technology (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Arts
Business Administration
STEM Fields

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