Application Info


Brief Personal Statement

Faculty Reference Contacts


An application should consist of a single file PDF with your CV, brief personal statement (short response to the application questions), and the names of faculty references with telephone and email contact address to: Future Faculty Workshop 2019 Online Application

Applicants should arrange for one or more faculty members to send a short reference letter by email to:  

All materials are due by May 17, 2019.

Graduate Student or Postdoc 


The workshop attendance will be limited to about 50 senior graduate students and postdoctoral researchers interested in careers in academia.  Priority will be given to those with a research interest in polymers and soft materials, and applications from minorities, women, and other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged.

Apply to:


Please submit your PDF application online to:  Future Faculty Workshop 2019   

All materials are due by May 17, 2019.

Please instruct your faculty recommenders to send a reference letter to:   

All materials are due by May 17, 2019.

Recent Workshops

Future Faculty Workshop 2018

University of Delaware, July 18-20, 2018 – Co-Directors Thomas Epps and LaShanda Korley

Future Faculty Workshop 2017

Case Western Reserve University, July 30-August 1, 2017 – Co-Directors Thomas Epps, LaShanda Korley, Emily Pentzer

Future Faculty Workshop 2016

University of Delaware, August 14-16, 2016 – Director Thomas Epps