Date: Monday, August 20th, 2012

Time: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM (Lunch included)

Location: Volker Hall Lecture Room D, 1670 University Blvd. [Logistics]

Organizers: Emily Dhurandhar, Peter Hendricks, David Allison



This workshop is designed to give graduate trainees, faculty investigators and department head information on interviewing; negotiating from the interviewer’s perspective; and successfully recruiting and hiring effective faculty members from top executive search consultants.

Agenda Download Agenda (PDF)

Title: Academic Positions Session I: Applying
Moderator: Emily Dhurandhar, Ph.D.
9:00 AM -9:05 AM Welcome & Introduction David B. Allison, Ph.D.  
9:05 AM -10:00 AM Presentation: Applying and Interviewing for Academic Jobs Michael Lebeau, Med. Watch Video
10:00 AM -11:00 AM Panel Discussion: Negotiation- From the Interviewer’s Perspective David B. Allison Ph.D., George Howard DrPH, & W. Timothy Garvey MD  
11:00 AM -12:00 PM Open Discussion (Lunch Provided)    
Title: Academic Positions Session II: Recruiting And Hiring
Moderator: Peter S. Hendricks, Ph.D.
12:00 AM-1:00 PM Presentation: Hiring Academic Leaders Nicholas Brill, MBA Watch Video
1:00 PM-2:00 PM Presentation: Deciding Who to Hire Deborah Prothrow-Stith, MD Watch Video
2:00 PM- 2:30 PM Panel Discussion Nicholas Brill, Deborah Prothrow-Stith, & Drs David Allison and Richard Marchase  
2:30 PM-5:00 PM Speaker Question & Answer 15-minute time slots available for individual question-answer sessions.  

External Speakers

Michael L.Michael Lebeau, MEd

Director of Career Services, Birmingham Southern

He has 20 years of experience in higher education, serving as an administrator, teacher, and counselor. Additionally, he has over 10 years of professional business management and marketing experience. Mr. Lebeau has received the Distinguished Professional Development Award and the Distinguished Professional Service Award from ALCA and the Outstanding Career Counselor of the Year Award from AACE.

Deborah P.Deborah Prothrow-Stith, MD

Spencer Stuart Executive Search Consultant

Deborah Prothrow-Stith specializes in senior-level searches for academic medical centers, public health schools, healthcare systems, and hospitals as a member of the firm’s Life Sciences Practice. She brings more than 26 years of experience as a nationally acclaimed public health leader, physician and educator to her role.