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Emerging Talent: Academia

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Emerging Talent: Academia will kick off our new program series. Featured presenters will be postdocs and researchers applying for faculty positions this cycle or next cycle. The Academia program dates for presentation webinars are November 9 - 12, 2020.  Learn more about this program on the main Emerging Talent page. 

Academia Program Webinars: Nov 9 - 12

We are planning a two-hour webinar per day. Webinar times and presenters will be announced Monday, October 26. Once schedule is announced a free webinar registration will be established so that all interested can join us live as we celebrate the ASMS 'emerging talent: academia'. Videos of all presentations will be available post-webinars on


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Review The Basics of how this program will work.

Application & Selection Process

The following application and judging elements are for the Emerging Talent: Academia program. Requirements will adjust slightly for the Government and Industry programs.

Applicant will provide (for the Academia program):

  • CV (inclusive of publication record)
  • Letter of recommendation from mentor that discusses applicant's suitability to apply for faculty positions. At least one letter to be submitted. Optional second letter will be considered.
  • 3-5 minute video research elevator pitch (mp4) OR 1-page statement on applicant's research goals and vision for a faculty position

Applications (for the academia program) will be judged based on these criteria: evidence of research and/or teaching accomplishment; letter(s) of recommendation; and mentoring of students.

Go to Online Application Form

Academia Program Organizers

  • Erin Baker (North Carolina State University)
  • Jay Forsythe (College of Charleston)
  • Elyssia Gallagher (Baylor University)
  • Kelly Hines (University of Georgia)
  • Stacy Malaker (Yale University)
  • Michael Marty (University of Arizona)
  • James Prell (University of Oregon)
  • Devin K. Schweppe (University of Washington)
  • Stefani Thomas (University of Minnesota)
  • Si Wu (University of Oklahoma)

Applicant Eligibility

  • Must be current (2020) ASMS member.
  • Must be postdoc or researcher applying for faculty positions this cycle or next cycle at North American institutions.
  • Speakers will be selected for one program only. For example, if you are selected as a presenter in the Academia program you are ineligible to apply for Government or Industry programs.