Diverse Pathways in Academia - 2022 Stern School of Business
New York University
Location: Remote (from New York, NYU)
Internal Number: 94274
Diverse Pathways in Academia provides future professors in their penultimate doctoral year with insight into what it takes to prepare for faculty careers, particularly in disciplines and fields represented within business schools. In Diverse Pathways in Academia, NYU Sterninvites talented scholars in basic social science disciplines such as psychology and sociology to discover whether their research interests could be a good fit in the business school academy. Scholars who are members of a minority that is underrepresented among business school faculty, and will complete their Ph.D in 2023, are encouraged to apply to participate in Stern Diverse Pathways in Academia on January 20, 2022.
NYU Stern is one of the world's top business schools, with eight academic departments or programs, 15 research centers and institutes, over 200 full-time faculty, more than 5,000 students, and four Nobel laureates on its faculty. In October 2018, Stern was ranked #1 among the top 1,000 US business schools for research downloads, and Stern was ranked #3 in the world for its research productivity by UT Dallas.
Diverse Pathways in Academia participants will have the opportunity to engage with NYU Stern faculty, deans and senior administrators to:
Learn how their fields of study can be applied to business scholarship;
Learn about the scholarly life of the business school faculty;
Learn best practices to prepare for the faculty recruitment, application, interview and selection process;
Learn best practices for cultivating job prospects, how to negotiate job offers, and how to decide what position is right for you; and
Network formally and informally with Stern faculty and graduate students working in areas related to program participants' respective fields of study. Participants will have an opportunity to discuss their current and future research interests with faculty mentors and to receive guidance on the potential fit between their interests and business school environments
Eligible participants include:
Current doctoral students in their penultimate year who are on track to complete their dissertation by August, 2023 in basic social science disciplines such as psychology and sociology.
Students from historically underrepresented groups who are preparing for academic careers in fields represented among Stern's faculty, especially psychology and sociology.
Historically underrepresented groups include primarily students of African American, Hispanic/Latinx and Latin American, American Indian, or Alaskan Native descent, and others who are underrepresented and underserved in business schools.
Eligible candidates must commit to attend the full event (9 am - 3 pm) on Thursday, January 20, 2022
Eligible applicants should submit required information below by Saturday, October 31, 2021.
Personal Statement (2 page maximum) that describes your a) career aspirations and why participating in NYU Stern's Diverse Pathways in Academia will help you achieve your goals, b) research interests, c) anticipated dissertation completion date, and d) contribution to diversity in a business school;
Letter of Recommendation from dissertation advisor, verifying anticipated dissertation date.
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