PD Series 2019-20

This professional development series supports Visiting Fellows at Penn State’s Center for Humanities & Information.

At each session, we will touch base about progress toward monthly research goals identified in the meeting prior, and then focus our conversations as follows:

1. Cover Letters & CVs – Sept. 11, 2019, 12:30-2, Burrowes 226
After introduction of the professional development series and other resources, will workshop select cover letters and CVs with an eye toward revision for the academic job market.

2. Teaching & Research Statements – Oct. 24, 2019, 2-3:30, Sparks 124
Will workshop select teaching and research statements.

3. Interviews – Nov. 21, 2019, 2-3:30, Sparks 124
Will discuss preparation for academic job interviews. Will be joined by Claire Bourne, former CHI fellow and assistant professor of English, and Michele Kennerly, current CHI fellow and associate professor of Communication Arts & Sciences.

4. TBD – Feb. 2020

5. Summer Plans – April 2020
Will discuss summer plans for research, writing, and professional development.