PhD Academic Career Mentoring Panel Series

The Viterbi School of Engineering initiated an Academic Career Mentoring Panel Series to encourage Ph.D. students and postdocs to pursue a rewarding career in academia and research. Distinguished faculty will discuss their academic paths and offer strategic advice and answer your questions. Engineering Ph.D. students and postdocs from all areas and departments are strongly encouraged to attend.

Spring 2021: Academic Jobs During and Post COVID-19

Join our panel of faculty experts to learn effective strategies for searching for an academic position and how the academic landscape is likely to change as the world emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Moderated by:
Assad A. Oberai
Vice Dean for Research (interim), Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

Date: April 21, 2021

Time: 12:00 noon -1:30pm

Location: Virtual via Zoom


Ellis Meng
Vice Dean for Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Prof. of Biomedical Engineering

Lucio Soibelman
Department Chair, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Richard Leahy
Department Chair, Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering-Systems.

Please fill out the form below to register for the Spring 2021 Academic Career Mentoring Panel. The Zoom link will be sent to registered attendees.

Previous Academic Career Mentoring Panels