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Meg Krawchuk, Geography Faculty member and Champion-Contract-Negotiator (in-training) coming to the Academic Career Panel

March 03, 2014
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The interview,  the teaching dossier, the job talk...academic hiring processes require a lot of work for prospectives candidates. And unfortunately, according to Meg  Krawchuk, Assistant Professor in SFU’s Geography Department, the worst part doesn't come to the very end.

Meg explains that when it came to negotiating her SFU contract, she was very hesitant, "It was hard to vocalize what I wanted. I had a lot of trepidation wondering, ‘is this going to be the end of it?” Aftr putting in so much she was concerned that any demand would jeopardize her offer.

It didn't, and Meg did manage to modify her offer in certain ways, though she confesses that “even now I wonder if I could have done better.”

Find out what areas Meg was able to impact, what areas she wasn’t, and what she would have done differently so that she wasn’t still ‘what if’ ing at the upcoming Academic Career Panel. 

This panel will also include faculty from UBC, Camous College, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, and Thompson Rivers University Open Learning. For a complete list of presenter bios please see this post

Date: March 11, 2014
Time:
 2–4 pm 
Location:
 IRMACS theatre, ASB 10900  Applied Sciences Building, Burnaby campus. Light refreshments will be served. 
Registration required: 
Register for this event through our websurvey.

Livestream: The event will be live-streamed in real-time for those unable to attend in person. Please go to: http://www.irmacs.sfu.ca/about/live-video in advance of the event to check that your software is up-to-date and you are able to view the event.




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