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Interviewing for an Academic Position

Panelists: Saptarsi Haldar, Ken Nakamura, and Jeanne Paz
  • Trainee-to-Tenure Track Program
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Mahley Auditorium

Every year, graduate students and postdoctoral scholars make the rounds on the academic job interview circuit. One of the most important components of the academic job search is your ability to ace the interview. In this workshop, you will learn best practices and strategies to most effectively prepare for, and succeed, in an academic interview, and land the job you really want!

This interactive workshop will be instructed by our expert panel of scientists, Saptarsi Haldar, Ken Nakamura, and Jeanne Paz.

Topics to Be Covered

  • Tips on preparing for your interview
  • How to handle nerves
  • How to present yourself during the interview
  • Typical questions you will be asked in the interview
  • Questions you should ask your interviewers

Hosted By: 

Office of Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Affairs


The Trainee-to-Tenure Track Program is a new strategy from Gladstone’s Office of Postdoctoral and Graduate Affairs to help early career scientists in their path towards academic independence and faculty positions.

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