SAMSI Professional Development

Date: September 14, 2016

Location

Room 150, SAMSI, RTP, NC.

Part I: 10:00am – 11:15am

Title: Preparing Your CV for the Job Market

Description
Writing effective application materials is crucial to any job search. In this first part of the workshop, participants will learn creating effective CVs for printed and online versions. Time will be reserved to work on your documents, so please feel free to bring a job description and your CV. Dr. Witelski will feature live demos of CVs available online drawing examples of CVs from candidates from leading math and stat departments. This session will address considerations for participants applying to academic positions.

Presented by: Prof. Thomas Witelski, Duke University (SAMSI)

Part II: 11:15am – 12:00pm

Title: NSF Expectations for a Successful Proposal

Description
Writing creative and effective grant proposal is challenging as it requires balance between intellectual merit and broader impact of the grant proposal. In this second part of the workshop, drawing upon his experience as a former NSF program director, the Dr. Ghosh will share the “Do’s and Don’t s” of writing grant proposal, primarily focused on NSF style proposals (e.g., CAREER grants).

Presented by: Prof. Sujit Ghosh, NC State University (SAMSI)

NOTE: Lunch will be provided at noon in the 2nd Floor Lounge


Date: October 19, 2016

Location

Room 150, SAMSI, RTP, NC.

10:00am – 12:00pm

Title: Interview Skills

Description
Interview Skills is designed to help statisticians and researchers make a strong impression during job interviews. This highly interactive seminar highlights the most common questions that candidates are likely to face (both behavioral and technical) and how to formulate the best response. Topics include: selecting examples, speaking in imagery, hints for Skype interviews, and negotiating skills.

Presented by: Scott Morgan, The Morgan Group


Date: November 9, 2016

Location

A designated location and time has not yet been determined. Please continue to visit this page for updates.

Title: University Faculty Member Panel

Description
To be Determined

Presented by: To be Determined


Date: December 7, 2016

Location

A designated location and time has not yet been determined. Please continue to visit this page for updates.

Title: Panel for Industry Scientists

Description
To be Determined

Presented by: To be Determined