Preparing to interview and negotiate your first academic/research position is an ongoing process that should begin early during doctoral studies. Often junior faculty are both anxious and uncomfortable with the ambiguities in negotiating an offer. This presentation will address the initial considerations for applying for a position, the interview process and the offer, what to bargain for, and tactics and strategies.
Zebulon V. Kendrick is the Vice Provost for Graduate Education and a Professor of Kinesiology. His educational background is varied - B.A. in History, M.A. and Ph.D. in Kinesiology, and a post-doctoral fellowship in Pharmacology. He has published over 70 research papers and chapters in books and received funding from the American Heart Association, the National Institute of Health, and the National Science Foundation. Dr. Kendrick has mentored more than 30 doctoral student dissertations and 60 master theses.