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E.A.R.S. Professional Development Session

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The E.A.R.S. seminars are resuming for the Fall semester!

Please join us for our first session on 09/26/2023 at 1pm ET – for the Zoom link, email:


Professional development session: Applying for faculty positions — a behind the scenes look. We will have two brief presentations with an extended Q&A session.


Panelists: Dr. Daniel Polley (MEEI/Harvard University): What do faculty search committees look for in the applications?

Dr. Marina Silveira (University of Michigan/UTSA): How can I prepare for my faculty interview?

Dr. Chris Petkov (Newcastle): How are the faculty position applications different in Europe/UK versus US?


Submit your questions for the Q&A panel here:


Seminars are on Tuesdays at 1 pm ET. They are free and hosted on Zoom – please email for the Zoom link.


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Save the dates for upcoming seminars:

10/24/2023 1 pm ET research seminar

12/19/2023 1 pm ET Trainee session: Abstract submission will open on October 22.

We thank you for your support!

— EARS organizing committee:

Dr. Matila Gibbons, Dr. Bhanu Shukla, Dr. Yale Cohen and Dr. Maria Geffen