Chalk Talk Cha-Cha-Cha

January 5, 2008

I have already posted on Job Talks: the formal seminar describing her post-doctoral research that a job candidate presents as part of her on-site visit to a department to interview for a faculty position. As part of their faculty interviewing process, many departments also expect the candidate to present a “chalk talk”: an informal presentation solely to departmental faculty–usually without slides–that describes her immediate, medium-, and long-term plans for her independent research program as a PI. Read the rest of this entry »