PhD+ Future Faculty – Postdoc/Faculty Experiences Panel (AHSS)

Virtual (register zoom link)

This session is part of the 2023 Future Faculty series, Level 1, Planning Your Search. 

This panel discussion will feature insight from postdocs or faculty members who have recently navigated their own career transitions successfully. Since much has changed in the past two years, come and learn from newly minted PhDs and what their job search experiences look like.

The panelists are UVA alum who are now affiliated with various higher education institutions. They will share their day-to-day professional life as postdocs and faculty members. This panel discussion will be especially helpful for PhD students and postdocs entering the faculty job market to learn more about how expectations, campus culture, and application process may differ from institution to institution. With the information presented, you can better identify the type of institutions and faculty careers most ideal for you and tailor your materials accordingly.

NOTE: This panel features perspectives from Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences fields. Find information on the STEM panel here.


Dr. Alexandra Garrett, Assistant Professor of History, St. Michael's College

Dr. Brain Smithson, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, St. Mary's College of Maryland




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