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Friday, October 20
Fri, Oct 20, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Aventine Ballroom E
Survival Skills and Building Community

Some Critical Issues and Surviving Tips for Statisticians in Academia (303952)

*Raquel Prado, UCSC 

Keywords: Surviving in academia; teaching and research challenges; work-family balance;

I will present an overview of some critical issues commonly faced by statisticians in academia, particularly women, at different levels of their careers. Topics include: establishing productive research collaborations; mentoring; the tenure process and the work-family balance; teaching challenges and biases in student evaluations that affect female instructors in STEM fields; dealing with a potentially heavy service workload.