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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?
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?
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- [[Why didn't someone prepare me to be a new faculty member?]]
 
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- [[Where is the best place to start learning about being a faculty member?]]
 
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- [[During my first year, what is advice for conducting research?]]
 
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- [[During my first year, what is advice for teaching?]]
 
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- [[During my first year, what is advice for service work?]]
 
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- [[Where can I find more information about navigating the first year?]]
 
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- [[How to set up a lab as a new professor?]]
 
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Career Planning
 
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- [[Why is it important to plan your career?]]
 
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- [[How to learn what is expected of you?]]
 
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- [[What questions should I ask about what is expected of me?]]
 
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- [[What to do if conflicting expectations?]]
 
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- [[What are the steps in determining my career goals?]]
 
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- [[Where can I find more information about career planning?]]
 
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Other
 
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- [[How to navigate the politics of academia?]]
 
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- [[How to mentor graduate students?]]
 
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- [[Where can I find information on balancing work and family?]]
 
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- [[What are K-Awards?]]
 
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- [[What is purpose of K-Awards?]]
 
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- [[What are the K-Awards looking to fund?]]
 
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- [[What are some tip on obtaining K-Awards?]]
 
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- [[Assessing Student Learning Gains Might Be Easier (And More Important) Than You Think]]
 
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- [[APA Guidelines for the Undergraduate Psychology Major|What are the APA guidelines for the undergraduate psychology major?]]
 
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Revision as of 02:23, 19 November 2016

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?




First Year! Career Planning
 Q1a.jpg Why didn't someone prepare me to be a new faculty member?  Q1a.jpg Why is it important to plan your career?
 Q1a.jpg Where is the best place to start learning about being a faculty member?  Q1a.jpg How to learn what is expected of you?
 Q1a.jpg During my first year, what is advice for conducting research?  Q1a.jpg What questions should I ask about what is expected of me?
 Q1a.jpg During my first year, what is advice for teaching?  Q1a.jpg What to do if conflicting expectations?
 Q1a.jpg During my first year, what is advice for service work?  Q1a.jpg What are the steps in determining my career goals?
 Q1a.jpg Where can I find more information about navigating the first year?  Q1a.jpg Where can I find more information about career planning?
 Q1a.jpg How to set up a lab as a new professor?  Q1a.jpg


Teaching Other
 Q1a.jpg Why use PsychWiki as a teaching resource?  Q1a.jpg How to navigate the politics of academia?
 Q1a.jpg  Q1a.jpg How to mentor graduate students?
 Q1a.jpg  Q1a.jpg Where can I find information on balancing work and family?
 Q1a.jpg  Q1a.jpg What are the APA guidelines for the undergraduate psychology major?
 Q1a.jpg  Q1a.jpg
 Q1a.jpg Assessing Student Learning Gains Might Be Easier (And More Important) Than You Think  Q1a.jpg


- What are K-Awards?

- What is purpose of K-Awards?

- What are the K-Awards looking to fund?

- What are some tip on obtaining K-Awards?


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