(All PhDs & Postdocs) Crafting a Persuasive Research Statement
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Second Floor Conference Room - BEAM, Stanford Career Education BEAM, Stanford Career Education Stanford University, 563 Salvatierra Walk, Stanford, CA 94305
When applying to Faculty positions, your research statement must convince a hiring committee that your research is timely, important, and fundable. This Meetup by Dr. Meg Formato from the Hume Center for Speaking and Writing will provide examples of successful research statements as well as exercises to help you explain your projects in concise, non-specialist language.
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- writing productively, clearly, succinctly, and in a style appropriate to your field and audience
- writing for academic purposes, such as for courses, research, presentation, or publication
- writing for professional purposes, such as correspondence, funding proposals, or job applications