Application Info

  • CV/Resume
  • Brief Personal Statement
  • Faculty Reference Contacts

An application should consist of a single PDF file containing:

  1. CV – two page maximum
  2. A personal statement of research interests and career goals – one page maximum

The applicant also should arrange for one or more faculty members to submit a recommendation letter.

Applications will open Feb. 15th and will be uploaded through a google form. Additional details for applicants and faculty providing letters of recommendation will be provided on or before Feb. 15th. Applications are due April 3rd.

Graduate Student or Postdoc

The workshop attendance will be limited to approximately 40 senior graduate students and postdoctoral researchers interested in academic careers.  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.


CLICK HERE to apply now for the workshop.

Past Workshops

Future Faculty Workshop 2022

University of Delaware, June 21-23, 2022 – Co-Directors Thomas Epps, LaShanda Korley, Rodney Priestley, Herdoline Ardoña, and Emily Pentzer

Future Faculty Workshop 2019

Princeton University, August 14-16, 2019 – Co-Directors Thomas Epps, LaShanda Korley, and Rodney Priestley

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, and Emily Pentzer

Future Faculty Workshop 2016

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