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CR147: Making the Leap: Jumping into An(other) Academic Position

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hyatt Regency Ballroom Q

Objective: Guidance
Audience Level: Faculty
Session Type: Panel

Interested in a career in academia but not sure how to get one? Already in academia but interested in changing roles or institution-types? In this panel, women who have changed career paths within academia or into academia will discuss their challenges and successes making the transition. They will provide advice about preparing an application, interviewing, and succeeding in your new career.


Cornelia Caragea, Associate Professor, Kansas State University
Dilma Da Silva, Department Head, Professor, and Holder of the Ford Motor Company Design Professorship II, Texas A&M University
Sara Sood, Associate Professor, Northwestern University
Farzana Rahman, Assistant Professor, Florida International University
Xiaohui (Helen) Gu, Associate Professor, North Carolina State University (NCSU)