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You worked your butt off in grad school for years to put yourself into a position to get a good job, applied for every relevant job, landed an interview, and was offered the position. Now what? This section is designed to help you navigate the world of being a professor. For example, what is the best advice for the first year?, what is expected of newly hired faculty members?, how do you balance work and family?
- Why didn't someone prepare me to be a new faculty member?
- Where is the best place to start learning about being a faculty member?
- During my first year, what is advice for conducting research?
- During my first year, what is advice for teaching?
- During my first year, what is advice for service work?
- Where can I find more information about navigating the first year?
- Why is it important to plan your career?
- How to learn what is expected of you?
- What questions should I ask about what is expected of me?
- What to do if conflicting expectations?
- What are the steps in determining my career goals?
- Where can I find more information about career planning?
- Setting up a lab as a new professor
- Balancing Work and Family
- Politics of academia
- Assessing Student Learning Gains Might Be Easier (And More Important) Than You Think
- APA Guidelines for the Undergraduate Psychology Major