Past Announcements and Events: Engineering Academic Career Club

Below is a list of events that the club will typically organize or partner with others to offer in a given year. To stay up to date on our current events, please email to make sure you are added to our EACC email listserv.

If you missed one of our events, then find the EACC video event archive here.

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February 14, 2022

Dean's Panel: Leadership and Success in a Faculty Position

Maybe you have considered pursuing a tenure track assistant professor position, but how do you not only achieve this – but succeed in the position and lead? Come join the Engineering Academic Career Club (EACC) and Purdue Engineering’s Dean and Leadership Team to learn more about leadership positions in academia and how you can hit the ground running in your future faculty career!
February 3, 2022

Exploring the Horizons of Academic Job Opportunities

You know that Tenure Track Assistant Professor positions exist, but have you ever wondered what other types of positions there are in the University setting for someone with a MS or PhD training? Come join the Engineering Academic Career Club (EACC) for a presentation and Q&A session on Exploring the Horizons of Academic Job Opportunities.
February 1, 2022

ENE Resources for Future Faculty with Professor Audeen Fentiman

The Teaching and Learning in Engineering Graduate Certificate is designed for Ph.D. students in any engineering discipline interested in pursuing a faculty career. The certificate, offered by Purdue’s School of Engineering Education, consists of four courses, all of which are taught each semester. Students already enrolled in an engineering Ph.D. program at Purdue may register for any of the courses as long as space is available.
November 15, 2021

Demystifying Faculty Applications. Part 2

Were you selected for a faculty interview? Well, first of all, congratulations! Now comes the time to prepare for the interview itself, and this is not an easy process. Thankfully the Engineering Academic Career Club (EACC) understands your concerns and is here to help you out! Please, join EACC for a presentation and panel discussion on Demystifying Faculty Applications-Part 2.
October 19, 2021

Trailblazers in Engineering Workshop

Trailblazers in Engineering (TBE) are workshops to prepare future trailblazing faculty in engineering with a focus on preparing outstanding scholars who are also committed to increasing the success of underrepresented communities of engineers. Trailblazers in Engineering Fellows are selected not only for their outstanding scholarly achievements but also for their potential impact in expanding representation and diversity in engineering.
October 15, 2021

Demystifying Faculty Applications

Are you unsure of what is required to apply to faculty positions? Are you curious how you actually do it/what your timeline should be? If so, please join the Engineering Academic Career Club (EACC) for a presentation and panel discussion on Demystifying Faculty Applications-Part 1.
October 3, 2021

Future Faculty Diversity Program

The Virginia Tech Office for Inclusion and Diversity is pleased to announce the upcoming Fall 2021 Future Faculty Diversity Program (FFDP), scheduled to occur virtually October 3-5, 2021. The registration portal is now open and will remain open until August 23rd.
May 31, 2021

EACC Leadership Team Nominations

Are you interested in having a leadership role in the Engineering Academic Career Club (EACC)? Do you want to have more exposure working with a team of like-minded graduate students and postdocs who are also interested in becoming a Professor and/or pursing an academic career? Nominate yourself for a leadership position on our team today!
October 19, 2020

Postdoc Fellowship Application Strategies

Now is an excellent time to look ahead at postdoc fellowships for the coming academic year. This session will provide information on how to find postdoc fellowship opportunities for both citizens and non-citizens in a variety of research areas. We will cover strategies for creating competitive postdoc fellowship applications along with best practices for finding and evaluating postdoc positions.
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