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Faculty Corner – Dr. Kevin Jones: My Experiences as a Faculty at an HBCU and at an R1 Public University
December 3, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmFree
Dr. Kevin Jones is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Michigan Medical School. His lab seeks to find therapeutics to treat mental disorders such as schizophrenia, depression, and drug abuse. Join us to learn first hand from Dr. Jones what it is like to be a faculty at an HBCU (Historically Black College or University) and at an R1 public university.
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What is Faculty Corner?
Do you ever wonder what the joys and challenges are of being a professor? How best to prepare for a tenure track job? How to achieve work-life balance? What the best practices are in running a lab? If you wish to learn the answers to these questions from diverse faculty and want to meet and network with scientists outside of your home departments, then wait no more!
Our monthly “Faculty Corner” is a series of robust live interviews and professional development talks from our expert UM faculty on issues surrounding academic job preparation, interview and negotiation, lab/time/project/personnel management, funding, publication, and, importantly, work-life balance.