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

Our panel of faculty experts provided 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.

The Spring 2021 Mentoring Panel was moderated by:
Assad A. Oberai
Vice Dean for Research (interim), Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

April 21, 2021

12:00 noon -1:30pm

View the recorded event here.


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.

Previous Academic Career Mentoring Panels