FORWARD to Professorship in STEM

  • ID: 3329041
  • Book
  • 440 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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FORWARD to Professorship in STEM: Inclusive Faculty Development Strategies That Work provides best practices on how to design and implement inclusive workshops aimed at supporting faculty and staff in their career development.

The book addresses fundamental skills and strategies to excel in academia, with a focus on assisting women and other underrepresented groups to succeed in obtaining tenure-track faculty positions, and in acquiring tenure.

Contributors from wide geographical, disciplinary, and career backgrounds offer their insights on challenges in academia, lessons learned, successes, and outcomes, with chapters devoted to tenure and beyond, collaborations and funding, impact on, and of, the deaf culture, and engaging differences.

- Offers insights from a variety of institutions, STEM disciplines, and backgrounds- Contains valuable information on diversity, leadership, minorities, work-life satisfaction, and professional career development- Provides best practices on how to design and implement inclusive workshops aimed at supporting faculty and staff in their career development- Covers topics such as tenure and beyond, collaborations and funding, impact on, and of, the deaf culture, and engaging differences- Provides specific avenues and processes for implementing inclusive professional development workshops- Includes appendices on budgeting and programming examples

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Chapter 1. The Origins of Faculty Development in STEM
Chapter 2. The FORWARD to Professorship Workshop
Chapter 3. Path of Professorship: A Student Leadership Model for Catalyzing Change at MIT
Chapter 4. Jumpstarting STEM Careers: The Arizona State University Workshops
Chapter 5. Female STEM Faculty in the Western Pacific: The University of Guam Workshop
Chapter 6. When and Where I Enter. Women of Color in STEMM: The University of Toledo Workshop
Chapter 7. Conference Design for Diversity and Dialogue: The University of Virginia Model
Women in STEM Empowered to Engage Across Difference
Chapter 8. To Tenure and Beyond: Building an Intentional Career in STEM: The Case Western Reserve University Workshop
Chapter 9. FORWARD on Tailoring a Personalized Academic Toolbox for Women Professors at Land Grant Institutions: The Oklahoma State University Workshop
Chapter 10. Advancing Toward Professorship in Biology, Ecology and Earth System Sciences
The Oregon State University Workshop
Chapter 11. Metropolitan Mentors: Building a Network of Women in Mathematics and Computer Science across New York City: The New York City College of Technology of the City University of New York Workshops
Chapter 12. Increasing National Laboratory and University Collaborations: The Career Advancement in Research Environments Workshop Series at Brookhaven National Laboratory
Chapter 13. Moving FORWARD in Space: The Temple University Workshops
Chapter 14. FORWARD Workshops: Strategies for Inclusion of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Chapter 15. The Participant Experience
Chapter 16. Speakers Find Value in Workshop Participation
Chapter 17. Benefits for Workshop Organizers
Chapter 18. Evaluation
Chapter 19. Fortifying the Pipeline to Leadership: The International Center for Executive Leadership in Academics at Drexel University
Chapter 20. Synthesis and Discussion
Chapter 21. Lessons Learned Going FORWARD
Appendix and Resources
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Heller, Rachelle S.
Mavriplis, Catherine
Sabila, Paul S
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