Course 3: Landing Your Fellowship or First Faculty Position

Early (Student, Resident, Trainee, Postdoc Fellow) Career Level

Date/Time: Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Track: Professional Development Course
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Successfully navigating the search for a fellowship or faculty position is a critical step in launching and advancing your career. In this session, three academic leaders will share their advice from beginning the search to finding the best fit and negotiating your first position. 


  • Identify fellowship and faculty opportunities and how well they fit with career goals.

  • Explain a strategy to present a career vision and the needs that accompany it.

  • Discuss the process and pitfalls of negotiating a first position and arriving at a contract.


Finding Good Fits in Fellowship & Faculty Positions

Negotiation and Contracts