ASA Early Career Researcher Mentoring

Welcome to the ASA Early Career Researcher Mentoring webpage. Here you’ll find a number of resources focused on career progression and mentoring for astronomy postdocs and junior faculty. These resources were compiled from the very successful ASA ECR Mentoring Workshop held at Shoal Bay in NSW Australia from May 31st to June 1st 2012.

Session summaries and talk slides from the 2012 ECR Workshop:

1. Planning Your Career (Warrick Couch): slides, summary

2. Getting a Faculty Job (Bryan Gaensler and Sarah Maddison): slides, notes, summary

3. Building Your Network (Geraint Lewis): slides, summary

4. Leadership and Vision (Matthew Colless): slides, summary

5. Media and Outreach (Helen Sim): slides, summary

6. Writing a Sucessful Proposal (Rachel Webster): summary

7. Hiring and Managing people (Karl Glazebrook): slides, Mock PhD interview brief, summary

8. Family and work/life balance (Kate Brooks): slides, summary

9. Government and Science Policy (Brian Boyle): slides, summary

10. Managing Your Time (Panel Discussion): summary

11. The Two-Body problem/Job Offer Negotiation (Panel Discussion): summary

All session summaries: download

Twitter summary of all sessions: download

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