GSAS: Crafting an Effective Research Statement for a Faculty Job Search [HMS PGE Event]

Date: 

Thursday, July 9, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Online

Dr. Davie Van Vactor (Professional of Cell Biology at Harvard Medical School) will lead this session introducing participants to the research statement as a critical component of the academic job application.  Using examples of research statements from candidates successful in landing faculty positions, Dr. Van Vactor will overview

  • a candidate's goals in writing a research statement
  • standard features of a research statement, including organization and formatting
  • how search committees evaluate/critique research statements to identify great candidates for interview and alignment with their institutional or department goals
  • common challenges and pitfalls in developing these resources

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