New Postdoc Fellowship Program at University of Pennsylvania

Submitted on September 19, 2016

The University of Pennsylvania has just announced a new postdoctoral fellowship opportunity. Check out the call for candidates below for more information. In addition, be sure to check out the How to Find a Postdoc page to learn about UA openings and related postdoc position listing databases.

Postdoctoral Fellowships for Academic Diversity at the University of Pennsylvania  and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Get advice on Academic Publishing this September 20 - Lecture Series with the esteemed Prof. Gordon Hutner

Submitted on September 14, 2016
Portrait of Professor Gordon Hutner, University of Virginia

The Arizona Quarterly, the UA Department of English's Graduate Literature Program, and the Graduate Center are excited to announce a two lecture series on the topic of Academic Publishing. Students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend. Attendees will learn about the academic publishing process and ways to be effective in getting published in scholarly journals, books, and more.

“Scholarly Publishing: What, Where, When, and How”

Considering a faculty position? Don't miss the Preparing for Faculty Job Applications Brown Bag Discussion Series

Submitted on September 1, 2016

The Office of Instruction and Assessment, the Graduate Center and the Graduate & Professional Student Council would like to invite you to our “Preparing for Faculty Job Applications” Brown Bag Discussion Series. This is a series of 4 brown bags, with the first one starting this coming Tuesday on September 6th. Attached and copied below is the schedule for the series.

“Preparing for Faculty Job Applications" Brown Bag Discussion Series Schedule

Campus Connections Workshop Fall Schedule for Graduate Students and Postdocs Now Available

Submitted on August 29, 2016
Logo of the Campus Connections Program, which looks like an outline of Old Main and the fountain outside of Old Main

The Fall 2016 workshop schedule for the Campus Connections Program is now available. Through Graduate Center sponsorship, most sessions are open to graduate students and postdocs, in addition to new faculty members. Check out the schedule below for more information on each session and how to register for these free workshops. There are three workshop tracks: Getting Published, Diversity in the Classroom, and Advancing Faculty Careers.

Please email Dr. Laura Hunter at with questions.

Fall 2016 Writing Workshops for ABD Students

Submitted on August 22, 2016


Purpose: Provide writing support for ABD (all but dissertated) students; discuss shared concerns about the dissertation process; and introduce strategies to facilitate writing. All participants should come prepared to write and work collaboratively with students from across diverse disciplines. This series will continue with three new workshops in the spring.

The workshops series is facilitated by the Writing Skills Improvement Program and the Think Tank Writing Specialist, and is sponsored by the Graduate and Professional Student Council and the Graduate Center.

Presentation Slides and Video Link for Interactive Teaching Workshop Available

Submitted on April 27, 2016

Couldn't attend the April 13, 2016, Interactive Teaching Workshop in person? No worries! The slides and presentation video are now available on the Graduate Center's Resources Page in the Teaching Resources section and in the text of this annoucement. Enjoy!

Interactive Teaching Workshop (April 13, 2016)

April 13 Workshop and Discussion on Collaborative Research to share best practices

Submitted on April 8, 2016
Whether you are looking to enhance your collaborative research management skills, or you are new to the idea of collaborative research, this workshop by the Responsible Conduct in Research Program is for you. Attendees will learn best practices related managing effective collaborative research teams, especially those with industry ties, and ways of navigating the ethical challenges related to collaborative work.