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February 27, 2019 | 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Category: Training
Location: UGL Community Room, 3rd Floor
Cost: Free
Audience: Academic Staff, Current Graduate Students, Faculty

Academic job talk

4 to 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, January 30, 2019 RESCHEDULED for Feb. 27, same time, same place

UGL Community Room, 3rd Floor

Panelists will share best practices in preparing and delivering an academic "job talk," a centerpiece of any interview for an academic job. Panelists will engage in discussion with attendees about behaviors that convey professionalism and expertise.

After attending this GPPD, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify best practices in crafting and delivering job talks for post-doc and academic positions.
  • Avoid practices that distract an audience during longer presentations.
  • Provide and welcome feedback to improve presentation skills.
  • Create and deliver a competitive job talk to colleagues and potential employers.
For more information about this event, please contact Kristy Case at 313-577-2553 or