Are you interested in becoming an academic scientist or educator? Yes? - then you should have been at this panel discussion, hosted by the Center for Chemical Evolution as part of the Preparing Future Innovators Series. Discussion revolved around the diverse kinds of faculty positions and the best ways to prepare for them. Some of the topics discussed included: the diversity of academic positions available, and what the differences are; application and interview processes for faculty positions; what someone should ask for in a startup package; and
how to develop a teaching philosophy.
The panel comprised of Prof. John Cahput, a Professor in Pharmaceutical Sciences at UC-Irvine and Prof. Greg Springsteen, an Associate Professor at Furman University.