Maintaining an active research agenda and writing practice in a non-faculty position presents a unique set of challenges. Drawing on her own experiences as an academic administrator as well as her research on the professional identities and career experiences of alt-acs, Brandy Simula will discuss strategies for maintaining an active research agenda. This free webinar is available through Duke's subscription to the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity.
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- Thursday, September 12, 201912:00 pm to 1:30 pm
- Thursday, September 12, 20192:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Do you struggle to share your writing at early stages because it’s not perfect? Do you find yourself devastated by criticism of your work? Do you beat yourself up every time the tiniest thing goes wrong? Is it difficult for you to celebrate other people’s success because it reminds you of your own shortcomings? If any of these things sound familiar, congratulations! You’re a perfectly normal perfectionist! Join this free webinar, offered through Duke's subscription to the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity, to identify strategies to deal with academic perfectionism.
- Tuesday, September 17, 20193:00 pm to 5:00 pm
RCR Forum: Gender Differences in Academia: Challenges and Choices along Career Paths in Higher Education
This presentation explores some of the possible situations women and men may encounter (as a faculty member or some other type of position within academia) as well as provide information on current research findings related to the gender divide in college and university settings.
- Wednesday, September 18, 201910:00 am to 11:30 am
We have all heard that networking is essential for your career but many of us aren't sure how to go about it effectively. In this workshop, you will learn strategies to help you network more successfully in the U.S. across all types of industries, including academia. We will practice using online tools to make contact with new people and to also maintain your relationships over time.
- Thursday, September 26, 20193:00 pm to 5:00 pm
This forum will introduce you to the Duke Main Campus IRB, otherwise known as the Institutional Review Board for Protecting Human Subjects in Non-Medical Research.
- Thursday, October 10, 20192:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Academics are notoriously conflict avoidant and the inability to manage conflict can result in negative physical, emotional, and relational consequences for tenure-track faculty. So why not learn early in your career to master the skill of healthy conflict so that you can effectively manage conflicts as they arise and avoid carrying around all of the negative energy, anger and resentment in your mind and body. This free webinar is available through Duke's subscription to the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity.
- Wednesday, October 30, 20192:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Have you dreamt of disseminating your research out to a public audience via Twitter? Join this webinar to explore how to effectively communicate your knowledge in 280-character-chunks. This free webinar is available through Duke's subscription to the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity.
- Thursday, November 14, 20192:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Are you stressed? Do you feel devastated when your articles and/or grant proposals get rejected? If any of this sounds familiar and you have difficulty managing the negative energy and rejection in your environment, please join us to learn the impact that stress and negativity can have if they are not managed and identify concrete strategies for managing the physical, emotional, and attitudinal effects of stress. This free webinar is available through Duke's subscription to the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity.