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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 10 - 12

Webinar Registration

There is no cost to register. Online registration to attend will open Oct. 28. Registration will be Your confirmation receipt will include a Zoom registration link which must also be completed.

Three webinars are scheduled for this program.

Tuesday, November 10, 12:00 - 2:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time

Theme: Bioinformatics

Program Co-Organizers: Erin Baker (NCSU), Devin Schweppe (University of Washington), and Stefani Thomas (University of Minnesota)

Presenters: Will Fondrie (University of Washington), Camille Lombard-Banek (NIST), Brian Searle (Institute for Systems Biology), and Nicholas Riley (Stanford University)

Wednesday, November 11, 12:00 - 2:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time

Theme: Native Mass Spec

Program Co-Organizers: Elyssia Gallagher (Baylor University), Michael Marty (University of Arizona), and James Prell (University of Oregon)

Presenters: Tarick El-Baba (University of Oxford), Varun Gadkari (University of Michigan), Corinne Lutomski (University of Oxford), and Dalton Snyder (The Ohio State University)

Thursday, November 12, 12:00 - 2:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time

Theme: Omics

Program Co-Organizers: Jay Forsythe (College of Charleston), Kelly Hines (University of Georgia), Stacy Malaker (Yale University), and Si Wu (University of Oklahoma)

Presenters: Natan Basisty (The Buck Institute), A. Colleen Crouch (UT MD Anderson Cancer Center), Anja Karlstaedt (McGovern Medical School at UT Health Science Center Houston), and Peder Lund (University of Pennsylvania)



Learn More

Review The Basics of how this program will work.

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.

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