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PREPP – Managing a Lab

April 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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UNC’s Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA) is partnering with NC State and other UNC system institutions to provide a panel series offering guidance for postdocs hoping to transition to faculty positions. The “Postdoctoral Readiness to Enter the Professorship Program (PREPP)” involves four online seminars that will run throughout the 2024 spring semester, and will be open to postdocs at NC State University, UNC-Chapel Hill, NC A&T State University, UNC-Charlotte, East Carolina University and UNC-Wilmington. Each session will feature panelists who are department heads, assistant professors and associate professors:


Session 1:  Preparing for the Job Talk

Thursday, January 18, 2024 from 12 noon to 1 pm


Session 2:  How to Negotiate the Faculty Offer

Thursday, February 15, 2024 from 12 noon to 1 pm


Session 3:  Expectations for New Assistant Professors

Thursday, March 21, 2024 from 12 noon to 1 p.m.


Session 4:  Managing a Lab

Thursday, April 18, 2024 from 12 noon to 1 p.m.


To attend, please register using the link above. To make the most out of these one-hour sessions, we would appreciate your feedback as we prepare our speakers to discuss the above topics. Please share one or two questions you have for each of the above topics using this form, so that we can let our panelists know your questions in advance.


April 18
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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