Planning for Success: Navigating Your First Faculty Position

Planning for Success: Navigating Your First Faculty Position

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (EST)

Sponsored by the ASIP Committee for Career Development and Diversity


Christi Kolarcik, PhDChair
Christi Kolarcik, PhD
University of Pittsburgh

Traci Parry, PhDCo-Chair
Traci Parry, PhD
University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Session Description: Feeling overwhelmed as you wrangle your first faculty position? Come hear from our experienced faculty as they impart valuable advice and tactics on successfully planning, transitioning into, adapting, (and surviving!) your first years as a faculty member.


  Chair - Welcome and Introductions  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Planning is Good: Adapting is Even Better
Richard Mitchell, MD, PhD • Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Richard Mitchell, MD, PhD
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM The Sad and Mistaken Fallacy of Planning for Success
James Musser, MD, PhD • Houston Methodist Hospital
James Musser, MD, PhD
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM The Trouble With Saying Yes Too Quickly and Not Saying No Soon Enough
Abigail Cox, PhD, DVM • Purdue University
Abigail Cox, PhD, DVM
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM The Five Stages of Transitioning Into Your First Faculty Position
Verónica Contreras-Shannon, PhD • St. Mary's University
Veronica Contreras-Shannon, PhD
  Questions and Answers