The University of Michigan will host NextProf Science, May 10-13, 2016, to encourage talented scientists with a demonstrated commitment to diversity to consider academia as a career.

Targeted at postdoctoral fellows and advanced doctoral students, the workshop is aimed at helping participants develop strategies that will strengthen their ability to pursue academic careers. Underrepresented minorities and women are especially encouraged to apply. Travel, lodging and meals will be provided for those selected to participate. Deadline for submission of all application materials is February 21, 2016.

Professors Deborah Goldberg and Nyeema Harris are the EEB representatives to the NextProf planning committee, which incorporates all the sciences and mathematics in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts.

Learn more and apply on the NextProf Science website