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Negotiating the Faculty Job Offer for STEM Disciplines

In this session, a panel of faculty members will discuss the negotiation process. Questions include:

  • What does a typical start-up package look like? How much can you negotiate it, and how can you provide justification for asking for more?
  • How much grant money are you expected to bring if you get hired?
  • What are some common pitfalls in the negotiation process?
  • Can you negotiate for a position for your partner or spouse? If so, when do you bring it up?

Panelists:

  • Allison Ashley-Koch, PhD, Professor, Duke Molecular Physiology Institute; Medicine; and Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
  • Nicholas Heaton, PhD, Associate Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
  • Briana Simms, PhD, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Cincinnati (former Duke postdoc and 2022 DUPA president)
  • John Willis, PhD, Professor of Biology

This event is part of the Academic Job Search Series sponsored by The Graduate School and the Office of Postdoctoral Services.

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Faculty headshots

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Academic Job Search Series, Communication, Professional Development, Professionalism and Scholarly Integrity, Self Awareness