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Seminario "Academics in the United States"

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Mercoledì, 18 Maggio, 2016

Il Dipartimento di Psicologia dei Processi di Sviluppo e Socializzazione organizza il seminarios"Academics in the United States".

This workshop is designed as a forum for discussion of issues related to aspects of academic/professional careers in the context of academia in the United States. We will cover professional topics related to academic careers. First, we will review submissions of original research to academic journal and professional conferences. This section will focus on elements of strong submissions and strategies for success in building an academic research profile. Second, we will discuss searching and applying for postdoctoral fellowships, academic tenure-track positions, as well as non-academic jobs. This section will focus on developing the curriculum vitae; explanation of different types of positions for new Ph.D. scholars in the United States (including where to search for them); typical elements of job applications; and the structure and culture of tenure-track and non-tenured positions in the United States. Participants are encouraged to bring 2 printed copies of their updated curriculum vitae to the workshop.

Short Bio:
Stephen Russell is Priscilla Pond Flawn Regents Professor in Child Development in the Department of Human Development and Family Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin. He studies adolescent development, with an emphasis on adolescent sexuality, LGBT youth, and parent-adolescent relationships. He served as an Associate Editor of the Journal for Research on Adolescence. He is chair of the Board of Directors of the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS), was an elected board member of the National Council on Family Relations (2005-2008) and full member of the International Academy of Sexuality Research, and is Past-President of the Society for Research on Adolescence. He has taught graduate courses on professional development in human sciences for more than a decade.

Stephen T. Russell, University of Texas at Austin (USA).

Mercoledì 18 Maggio 2016, ore 9.30-13.30.

Aula E. Ponzo
piano 3, stanza 329
Via dei Marsi 78, Roma